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Carrying on MLK’s legacy in Prescott

The message was loud and clear: Prescott marched in celebration of Martin Luther King’s message of equality for all – and a lot more work needs to be done to make the Quad-cities a more inclusive, welcoming community.

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State Supreme Court to hear arguments over Phoenix anti-discrimination ordinance

PHOENIX — The Arizona Supreme Court court is poised to decide exactly how far business owners can go in refusing to serve customers because of their sexual orientation.

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U.S. VETS celebrates anniversary, moving, expanding

For 16 years, U.S. VETS Prescott has been housing homeless veterans, either through its transitional living complex that expanded this year or through independent housing with case management supports.

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AP Source: Rockets trading Carmelo Anthony to Chicago

MILWAUKEE — Carmelo Anthony is going to Chicago, albeit only on paper. Where he's going next remains unclear.

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Saints start offseason with odd mix of bitterness, optimism

METAIRIE, La. — Saints punter Thomas Morstead is having a tougher time taking the high road after a second consecutive season ended in stunned disappointment — this time because of officiating, rather than an opponent's late-game heroics.

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Rivera, Halladay, Martinez seem set for Hall election

NEW YORK — Mariano Rivera figures to make quick work of his Hall of Fame ballot appearance, just as he did of opposing batters, and could even set another record when voting is announced Tuesday: for highest percentage of ballots.

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Update: Frigid air, high winds sweep the Northeast; at least 6 dead

CONCORD, N.H. — Falling temperatures replaced the weekend's falling snow Monday as bitter cold and gusty winds swept across the eastern United States.

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MLK holiday offers stage for presidential hopefuls

COLUMBIA, S.C. — As Americans commemorated Martin Luther King Jr., Democratic presidential hopefuls fanned out across the country to honor the civil rights leader and make themselves heard on the national stage.

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TSA screener sick-outs hit 10 percent over holiday weekend

The percentage of TSA airport screeners missing work has hit 10 percent as the partial government shutdown stretches into its fifth week.

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Watch: Horses chase fleeing suspect through Florida field

A Florida sheriff's helicopter captured video of a feeling suspect being chased through a field by a herd of horses right into the path of waiting deputies.

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Watch: Passenger jumps from cruise ship, banned from boat

A 27-year-old cruise line passenger has been banned from the ship after he filmed himself jumping from an 11th level deck.

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Watch: Shark researchers close encounter with great white

Two shark researchers, who came face-to-face with what is perhaps one of the largest great whites ever recorded, are pushing for legislation that would protect sharks in Hawaii.

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Editorial cartoon (2): Jan. 22, 2019

Editorial cartoon (2): Jan. 22, 2019

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Editorial cartoon (1): Jan. 22, 2019

Editorial cartoon (1): Jan. 22, 2019

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Purcell: Relax, people! They’re just cookies

Just as my annual diet has begun showing promise, my greatest obstacle to success is upon me: Girl Scout Cookie season has begun.

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At Sundance, powerhouse documentaries will be everywhere

LOS ANGELES — For documentary filmmakers, there's no place like the Sundance Film Festival.

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PBS films tackles Native American links to rock, blues, jazz

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — As a child, Fred Lincoln "Link" Wray, Jr. hid under a bed when the Ku Klux Klan came to his parent's home in rural North Carolina. Racist groups often targeted the poor family of Shawnee Native American ancestry as the Wrays endured segregation in the American South just like African-Americans.

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Harvey tells of struggle with deafness

Mandy Harvey lost her hearing at age 18 just as she was beginning her music studies at Colorado State University.

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Calendar of Events, Jan. 22 - Jan. 24, 2019

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 7:30 a.m., Open Door Baptist Church, 8451 E. Stevens Drive, Prescott Valley. 928-413-4060

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Powers: 10-minute training sessions for fun and entertainment

Particularly when it is colder outside and a little sloppy, our dogs still crave entertainment and exercise.

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Pet Focus: George — United Animal Friends

United Animal Friends “Superstar of the Week” – George Is George princely?

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Birth announcements: Week of Jan. 20, 2019

Birth announcements: Week of Jan. 20, 2019

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Haylee Fletcher and Jean-Paul LaCroix now married

Dale Fletcher of Erin, Tennessee, and Diana Fletcher of Prescott Valley, Arizona, are happy to announce the marriage of their daughter, Haylee Rae Fletcher, to Jean-Paul LaCroix, son of Charles and Christine LaCroix of Linden, California.

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YC academy graduates 22 cadets for 11 Arizona law enforcement agencies

The Northern Arizona Regional Training Academy is helping fill the ranks of 11 Arizona law enforcement agencies. The academy based at Yavapai College bestowed badges on 22 men and women during a graduation ceremony Dec. 13.

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U.S. VETS celebrates anniversary, moving, expanding

For 16 years, U.S. VETS Prescott has been housing homeless veterans, either through its transitional living complex that expanded this year or through independent housing with case management supports.

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Embry-Riddle flight team wins Regional Competition for 32nd consecutive year

For the 32nd year in a row, Embry-Riddle Prescott’s 12-Time National Champion Golden Eagles Flight Team won the National Intercollegiate Flying Association’s Safety and Flight Elevation Conference (NIFA SAFECON) regional competition with 13 overall first-place victories, including Top Scoring Contestant and a two-way tie for Top Pilot.

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Board of Supervisors recognizes Glaab for 35 years of service

The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors honored Anna Mary Glaab, former Bagdad/Yarnell Justice of the Peace, at the Jan. 2 Board of Supervisors meeting for her 35 years of service to the county.

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Obituary Notice: John Stockhill Jr.

John Stockhill Jr., 75, of Chino Valley, Arizona, passed away on Jan. 17, 2019, in Chino Valley.

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Obituary: Kay Morrow

Kay Morrow, 77, passed away on Jan. 8, 2019, in Phoenix, Arizona, from complications after a fall at her home in Prescott, Arizona.

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Obituary: Judith A. ‘Judee’ Moreno

Judith A. “Judee” Moreno passed peacefully away into Glory on Jan. 1, 2019. She was born on Oct. 22, 1935, in the year of our Lord, in Darby, Pennsylvania.