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Area realtors ‘pay it forward’ to local charities

The Prescott Area Association of Realtors (PAAR) Community Service and Outreach Committee donated a total of $2000 to four local charities as part of a “Pay It Forward” Nov. donation spree.

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Dunkin' Donuts breaks ground in Prescott Valley

Expected to open by March or April 2019

The long awaited opening of Dunkin’ Donuts in Prescott Valley is on its way – and this time it’s official.

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Calendar of Events: Nov. 18-23

The Prescott Farmers Market (PFM) 10 a.m., Prescott High School, 1050 Ruth St.

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Need2Know: Ashley HomeStore open; Sprouts Grab N’ Give program supports food banks; YRMC West expansion details

Ashley HomeStore has opened a Prescott location in what used to be The Roomstore next to the Prescott Gateway Mall. The grand opening took place Friday, Nov. 16.

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Flying High Turkey Drive Monday at all Fry’s stores

Benefits less fortunate families in community

Beginning at noon on Monday, Nov. 19, a few brave souls will take to the skies for the annual Flying High Turkey Drive to benefit the Yavapai Food Bank.

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Prescott Valley police set to host ‘Overdose Epidemic’ forum Nov. 19

“A killer is stalking our community. It has many forms, and it doesn’t discriminate.” Those were the words chosen to lead a flyer from the Prescott Valley Police Department in effort to get the word out about an upcoming community forum called “Overdose Epidemic.”

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Arizona governor fires embattled state parks director

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has fired embattled state Parks Director Sue Black following complaints she allowed potential archaeological sites to be bulldozed to make way for new cabins.

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Arizona man gets probation for Mexican gray wolf killing

An Arizona man has pleaded guilty to shooting and killing an endangered Mexican gray wolf.

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Jennie-O ground turkey recalled because of salmonella

The US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service is recalling 91,388 pounds of raw ground turkey products that may be linked to a multi-state salmonella outbreak.

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The why behind little free libraries

Books constantly rotating at El Gato Azul location

When she moved into her home at 2050 Victoria Drive, Candace Lea said she found a Little Free Library on the road in front of the house.

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State GOP launching ‘independent audit’ on allegations of election fraud

Alleging voting “irregularities’’ the state Republican Party is launching what it calls its own an “independent audit’’ of practices by Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes - an audit being aided by a law firm that represents the party.

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Report: Crimes against Native women vastly underreported in urban areas

WASHINGTON – On Nov. 14, 1992, a Native American woman was found murdered in Tucson, and 26 years later her name is still not known.

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Police: 19-year-old PV men died of accidental overdose involving fentanyl

The deaths of 19-year-olds Gunner Bundrick and Jake Morales have been ruled an accidental overdose of illicit drugs and fentanyl intoxication, according to a Yavapai County Medical Examiner report obtained by The Daily Courier.

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Calendar of Events: Nov. 17-18

Touchmark Trekkers beginning hiking club, 8 a.m., Touchmark Health & Fitness Club, 3150 Touchmark Blvd., Prescott. Please RSVP to this free event by calling 928-632-7800.

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Fatal motorcycle accident on Highway 69

Motorcyclist declared dead on scene

A middle-aged motorcycle rider was declared dead at the scene of a vehicle accident along Highway 69 in front of the Frontier Village Center in Prescott early Friday afternoon, Nov. 16.

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Small car smashes into produce truck on Highway 69

One man airlifted to Phoenix-area hospital with serious injuries

A small black sedan was heavily damaged in a high-speed crash with a produce truck along Highway 69 early Friday afternoon, Nov. 16. The driver was the only one in the vehicle and was seriously injured.

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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.

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