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Emu found wandering along Phoenix interstate

State troopers say an emu crossed a Phoenix road, got to the other side and narrowly avoided getting hurt.

Did you lose Twitter today? Here's why ...

Cyberattacks on a key internet firm repeatedly disrupted the availability of popular websites across the United States Friday, according to analysts and company officials. The White House described the disruption as malicious.

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3 states say they denied Russia request to monitor election

Oklahoma and at least two other states said Friday that they have denied efforts by Russian officials to be present at polling stations during the election, requests the U.S. State Department's spokesman dismissed as "nothing more than a PR stunt."

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After rejecting Trump, McCain navigates tough GOP path

In his pursuit of a sixth term, Republican Sen. John McCain reluctantly stood by Donald Trump for months despite personal insults and the bombastic businessman's string of controversial claims.

APS: Summer peak power demand later because of rooftop solar

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's largest electricity provider says the average time for peak power demand in the summer is significantly later than from four years ago, largely because of the increasing popularity of rooftop solar.

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Prescott’s forests feature pockets of full fall glory (VIDEO, MAP)

Mention “fall colors” and “Prescott” in the same sentence, and you’re likely to get a less than enthusiastic response.

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Prescott, Central partner for HAZMAT truck

The Prescott Fire Department and Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority on Oct. 13 put into service their new, jointly purchased HAZMAT response vehicle.

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Pilot program for rainwater harvesting to feed acquifer

An idea for recharging aquifers could increase the efficiency of traditional rainwater harvesting systems and direct the water back to the aquifer, according to a Well Owner’s Rainwater Concept Paper by John Munderloh, water resources manager for Prescott Valley.

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Trump, Clinton trade caustic barbs as roast turns bitter (VIDEO)

The annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, a white-tie gala in New York that is often the last time the two presidential nominees share a stage before Election Day, is traditionally a time when campaign hostilities are set aside.

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High number of first-timers now buying homes

For years, the U.S. housing market looked bleak for young couples hoping to buy their first homes but struggling with high student debt, low pay and meager down-payment savings.

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Tuzigoot National Monument back to winter hours

Tuzigoot National Monument will operate on winter hours beginning Oct. 30. The monument will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily and closed on Christmas Day.

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Only two fire districts running elections this year

This is an election year for many agencies and entities and fire districts are included.

Corridor Briefs: Halloween dance set

SPECIAL EVENTS American Legion Post 122 holds its meeting on Oct. 21 at 1 p.m. at the 50s Diner Conference Room, 19780 Hitching Post Way.

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Community yard sale held

Cordes Lakes Community Center held a community yard sale on Oct. 15 with booths both inside and outside.

High Desert Heritage Museum festival

Plenty of chairs and lots of shade were available for guests at the 2016 Cordes Area Heritage Festival, Oct. 15, sponsored by both the High Desert Heritage Museum and the Friends of the Agua Fria National Monument.

Calendar of Events: Oct. 21-31

Ongoing Day of the Dead Art Exhibit, through Oct. 30 at Prescott Center for the Arts Gallery ...

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Bible story comes to life

Many of us read the Bible and study Bible stories, but Carol Peck is still directing Love Ministry and arranged for Mary Magill to provide a performance of The Woman at the Well.

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Oktoberfest at Mt. of Faith

Good German food for Oktoberfest will draw the crowds and the Mountain of Faith Lutheran Church in Cordes Lakes s no exception.

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Gas Prices: Oct. 21, 2016

EDITOR’S NOTE: Prices at the pump are according to Prices fluctuate; these price checks are as of yesterday afternoon.

Book signing for author of ‘The Arizona Son’ will be Oct. 29 in Prescott Valley

The Book Haven in Prescott Valley is hosting an event for Randy Landers’ book, “The Arizona Son,” from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29.

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Final debate: Trump refuses to say he will accept election results (VIDEO)

LAS VEGAS — Threatening a fundamental pillar of American democracy, Donald Trump refused to say Wednesday night that he will accept the results of next month's election if he loses to Hillary Clinton.

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Prescott school board election sees mix of incumbents, candidates

In the Nov. 8 school board elections, the Prescott Unified School District has candidates and incumbents seeking board seats, with all of them expressing a desire to play a role in building enrollment, retaining faculty and staff, and offering the best academic and real world preparation to children.

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Search warrant leads to drug, weapons arrest: Heroin confiscated in homicide case

The Partners Against Narcotics Trafficking Task Force (PANT), together with personnel from the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office, served a search warrant Thursday, Oct. 13, at a Rimrock residence and found evidence of illegal drug use and possession for sale.

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Arizona highway clouded by smoke, causing numerous accidents

Thick smoke from a blaze set to reduce wildfire risks blinded motorists Wednesday on the main highway across northern Arizona near the Grand Canyon, causing numerous accidents as haze clouded the freeway for hours and reduced visibility to 20 feet, officials said.

Legislative candidates: Support education, do ‘whatever works’

All of the Legislative District 1 candidates said at the education forum Tuesday, Oct. 18, at Prescott High School, that they support life-long learning and education – or “whatever works,” as incumbent candidate for state representative Noel Campbell said.