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Campbell proposes one-cent sales tax for education

Prescott representative: 'If you've got a better idea, put it in writing'

PHOENIX – With a teacher pay plan eluding a deal and what he contends are unrealistic revenue estimates from Gov. Doug Ducey, a Prescott Republican lawmaker wants colleagues to consider a financial "bridge'' to provide immediate dollars.

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Humboldt district to close 10 schools Thursday and Friday due to teacher walkout

Humboldt Unified School District will close its 10 schools on Thursday and Friday due to the scheduled statewide teacher walkout, but the prom and some varsity sports events are expected to go forward as planned as long as there will be adequate supervision.

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Four-year-old found wandering alone in PV

A young boy found walking alone in Prescott Valley Saturday morning, April 21, told police he was trying to find his grandmother’s house, but did not know where it was.

Sheriff’s office seeking to identify human remains

Anyone with information may contact detectives

The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office (YCSO) is working to identify human remains found in a remote area alongside the Verde River.

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How to avoid; what to do when attacked by a dog

Jan Anderson has been the victim of three dog attacks in the last two years.

Some local charter schools plan to close for walkout

Tri-City charter schools are supporting the Arizona Educators United #RedForEd movement’s call for adequate educational funding and an equitable salary schedule, but only two of 15 schools reached for comment Tuesday said they will close for the walkout.

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Smoking ban in city parks gets Prescott Council OK

By late May, smoking will be banned in Prescott city parks, except for designated areas.

Calendar of Events: April 26-27

Upcoming The Whiskey Off-Road Mountain Bike Event 2018, downtown Prescott, Friday, April 27, through Sunday, April 29.

Contractors’ Lunch ‘n Learns

Building Services for the City of Prescott and Yavapai County along with Yavapai County Contractors Association (YCCA) are hosting the first in a series of informative Lunch ‘n Learns.

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Fighter jet crashes on Havasu airport runway

A fighter jet crash landed at the Lake Havasu City airport Tuesday afternoon.

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Trail of the Month: Prescott Heritage Trail

The story of “Mike the Dog” is uniquely Prescott.

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Plans in place for potential Thursday teacher walkout

A looming statewide teacher walkout on Thursday will have a bit of different look in the Quad-City region, as well as in a number of districts across Yavapai County.

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Lawmakers working to strike a deal before Thursday’s walkout, but say efforts may be futile

Top Republicans are huddling to see if they can reach an accord over the issue of teacher pay ahead of Thursday’s strike deadline, potentially forestalling or at least undermining the walkout.

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Jury selection delayed in trial of ex-Arizona lawmaker

JUNEAU, Alaska — Jury selection has been delayed in the trial of a former Arizona legislator charged in the shooting death of a man in Alaska in 2016.

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Senate votes to allow Department of Transportation to levy vehicle fees

PHOENIX — It could soon cost more to register your car or truck in Arizona.

Yarnell district seeking governing board member

Yavapai County School Superintendent Tim Carter has announced a vacancy on the Yarnell Elementary School District #52 Governing Board.

Bureau of Land Management opens public comment for Black Canyon Travel Plan

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Hassayampa Field Office will hold two public meetings in early-May to gather public input on the draft Black Canyon Corridor Travel Management Plan and Environmental Assessment.

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Phoenix police find unidentified toddler wandering in apartment complex

Authorities say a toddler has been found wandering in a Phoenix apartment complex and they're trying to locate the boy's family.

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World War II Navajo Code Talker dies at 92

A Navajo Code Talker who used his native language to confound the Japanese in World War II has died.

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Arizona Senate can't change rules for replacing McCain

Republicans who control the Arizona Senate were prevented from ensuring that ailing Sen. John McCain's seat isn't on the November ballot if he leaves office.

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Mistrial declared for border agent charged with killing teen

A mistrial was declared Monday in the case of a U.S. Border Patrol agent after an Arizona jury acquitted him of a second-degree murder charge in the killing of a teen from Mexico but deadlocked on lesser counts of manslaughter.

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Arizona in Brief: Wildfire prompts evacuation order outside Grand Canyon

Authorities are evacuating residents of a small northern Arizona community because of a wildfire.

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One brush fire, two prescribed burns fill sky with smoke Monday

A brush fire about 2 miles north of Kirkland shut down Highway 89 for several hours Monday afternoon, April 23.

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Firefighters prepare for fire season

Basin Operation Drill provides opportunity for local agencies to practice together

In the annual Basin Operation Drill, firefighters fine-tune their skills and build stronger relationships with the multiple agencies that would potentially respond to a large-scale wildfire in Yavapai County this fire season.

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Earth Day booths spread love of nature

Multiple booths were spread out across a portion of Cortez Street on Saturday, April 21, for the Earth Day Celebration.

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