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Stubbs Fire expected to burn out soon

After a month of burning, the lightning-caused Stubbs Fire appears to be nearing its natural conclusion, according to a Prescott National Forest (PNF) news release.

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San Antonio Aquarium recovers shark stolen in baby stroller

Two men have confessed to snatching a small shark from a Texas aquarium’s interactive touch tank, then whisking it away, wrapping it in a blanket and concealing it in a baby stroller, police say.

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Police: Man shot at Surprise home by repairman during altercation

Surprise police say a man is dead after being shot during an altercation with a repairman who was doing some work at the home where the man lived.

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Yavapai Superior Court Pro Tem seat opening up with judge retiring

Applications being accepted for full-time, seasonal judge pro tems

Yavapai County Superior Court Judge Pro Tempore Jeffrey Paupore has announced his intention to retire this fall after four years of service, according to a news release.

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Prescott cancels fireworks; Independence Day celebration will proceed

The City of Prescott Fourth of July Independence Day activities will take place as scheduled from noon to 9 p.m. at Mile High Middle School.

Phone system down at newspaper offices for maintenance - see contact list

Prescott Newspapers is upgrading its phone system today, Friday June 22, 2018, between 10 a.m. and noon.

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Out-of-state students have no right to sue over ‘Dreamers’ tuition

Out-of-state students, who paid full tuition at Arizona universities, have no right to sue for refunds even though the schools were charging less to people not here legally, an attorney for the Arizona Board of Regents contends.

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Man arrested for allegedly taking suitcase with $170K at Walmart

Kingman Police Department arrested Jeremiah G. Peacey, 39 of Kingman, in connection to an ongoing investigation of a large amount of cash that was reported stolen June 5 from underneath a shopping cart at Walmart.

Voters seek to bar candidate from primary election

Three Tucson voters want a congressional candidate barred from the primary ballot after they say she lied on her nominating petitions by listing two Tucson addresses when in fact she doesn’t live in the area.

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‘Tough Enough to Wear Pink’

The event supports fight against breast cancer again this year

The roughest, toughest cowboys in the West will once again prove they’re “Tough Enough to Wear Pink” as the Prescott’s Frontier Days Rodeo hosts the 11th annual event to raise money to fight breast cancer at its performance on Monday, July 2.