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Maricopa County development grant to research urban heat

PHOENIX — An economic development agency run by Maricopa County says it will issue a grant of nearly $3 million to Arizona State University for research to reduce urban heat and improve air quality.

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Distracted driver collides with truck on Highway 69

Driver admits to cellphone use while driving, not cited despite county ban

A crash on Highway 69 and Robin Drive Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 14, could have been a lot worse had airbags not deployed and drivers not been wearing their seatbelts, officials said.

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Latest vote tally reveals Hobbs in lead for secretary of state

Katie Hobbs is going to be Arizona’s next secretary of state — and a heartbeat away from governor — absent a sudden and unlikely last-minute burst of Republican votes from Maricopa County.

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$45,000 from D-backs revamps Meals on Wheels kitchen

AZ Community Foundation equips facility and puts in new dining room floor

Prescott Meals On Wheels pitched the need for a new kitchen to the Arizona Diamondbacks and Arizona Community foundations.

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YC 3D visual art studios opening doors to public Friday

Anyone who has ever said, “I would like to take an art class,” is invited to advance their decision-making process by visiting YC’s 3D visual art studios on Friday, Nov. 16.

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Nobel Peace Prize winners to appear Nov. 18 in Prescott

Dominican Sisters Carol Gilbert and Ardeth Platte, 2017 recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize, will speak at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, at the Prescott Public Library, Founders Suite B, 215 E. Goodwin St.

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Author to discuss mustang captivity programs

Program on Saturday at Phippin to cover growing population

What to do with 60,000 wild mustangs held in feedlots across the West?

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Gosar shouted down at right-wing groups’ event on social media access

WASHINGTON – Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Prescott, had to call Capitol Police after protesters disrupted a forum he joined with right-wing groups complaining about their social media access being restricted over comments on immigration and Islamic law.

Local women candidates to reflect on experiences at Saturday discussion

What does it takes to run for a community or political office? Join in a roundtable discussion with local woman candidates from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at Las Fuentes Resort Village, 1035 Scott Drive, Prescott.

Arizona in Brief: Arizona man convicted in first-degree murder of girlfriend

A federal jury has convicted an Arizona man for the first-degree murder of his girlfriend, and of other violent crimes including using a machete to assault two Navajo Nation police officers who arrived to investigate the killing.

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Calendar of Events: Nov. 16-18

Here is your community calendar of events for this weekend, including Agua Caliente at the Northern Arizona Suns on Friday night.

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Major Colorado River water user floats Arizona drought plan

FLAGSTAFF — A major Colorado River water user has proposed an interim plan for Arizona as the state faces looming a looming deadline to manage expected shortages. The Central Arizona Project board said its proposal could jumpstart talks after previous ones failed to gain consensus among water users.

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Phoenix woman accused of taking kids on 2 drug buys

Authorities say a Phoenix woman has been arrested for taking her young children to drug houses where she allegedly purchased drugs.

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Cottonwood woman accused in Halloween shooting arrested

A Cottonwood woman accused of being involved in a shooting in Old Town on Halloween night was arrested Sunday on weapons, aggravated assault and false reporting charges, according to Cottonwood Police.

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Mattis hails troops' border mission as "very good training"

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis defended the use of active duty troops on the U.S.-Mexican border, saying that in some ways it provides good training for war.

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Apologies for wrong TV listings printed in Nov. 15 Courier, see listings here

The wrong TV channel listings were published in the Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 Daily Courier print edition.

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The Launch Pad embarking on a big dream — a home of its own

Prescott center prides itself on being a free, safe haven for all teenagers

The Launch Pad Teen Center prides itself as a safe haven for all teenagers in the Prescott/tri-city area.

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Officials warn of possible 'wildland firefighting' scam

CAFMA, Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office express concern, say volunteer fire department startup is suspicious

The motive of two men who claim to be starting a “volunteer wildland firefighting engine crew” in the quad-city area is being called into question by local authorities.

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ACC asks judge to block bid to investigate APS election finances

Attorneys for members of the Arizona Corporation Commission told a judge Tuesday he should block a bid by one of the panel’s members to investigate whether financial help they got or are suspected of getting from Arizona Public Service for their elections tainted their vote to allow the company to collect more money from customers.

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Winners announced for 2018 Prescott Veterans Day Parade

The City of Prescott has announced the winners of the Veterans Day Parade that took place in downtown Prescott on Saturday, Nov. 10.

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State to stock prized fishery near Page with rainbow trout

A prized fishery below Glen Canyon Dam is getting more rainbow trout.

Yavapai County 4-H introduces ‘My Preparedness Initiative’

Yavapai County 4-H Youth Development Program presents MyPI, an Arizona Youth Preparedness Initiative.

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Community Calendar: Nov. 15-17

Get some help with your genealogy work today at the Prescott library, then attend the fifth annual Community Celebration tonight at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.

City seeks local students interested in serving on Prescott Youth Advisory Board

The Prescott City Council recently approved the Youth Advisory Board and is encouraging all eligible students to apply.

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Judge won't give more time to find victims of detentions in Arpaio case

PHOENIX — A judge in Arizona who ordered taxpayer-funded compensation for Latinos who were illegally detained when then-Sheriff Joe Arpaio defied a court order has declined to give the victims more time to apply for the money.

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