Nanci Hutson

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The darkness of suicide has light shed on it

Out of Darkness Walk organizer steps out of the darkness to shed light on suicide and its impacts

Ann Marie Boutin is a chipper, optimistic, dog-loving woman who spends her days arranging meals for seniors and in her off-duty hours offers support to those who have suffered the sadness of a suicide.

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Are you a blinded bystander or a life saver?

Kitty Genovese was a young, vibrant manager of a New York City bar the same year the Beatles had a No. 1 hit and soldiers were headed off to war in Vietnam.

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Saturday ‘Pizza Palooza’ is a fun, festive fundraising feast for Meals on Wheels

The first-ever "Pizza Palooza" from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, in downtown Prescott, aims to raise money for Prescott Meals on Wheels.

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School officials: State forces them to compete for few funds

Welcome to Arizona's 'Hunger Games'

The fight for equitable public education funding in Arizona has devolved into more than two decades of what leaders and advocates suggest is a bizarre rendition of “The Hunger Games.”

Crisis plan for comfort, compassion key

Schools need to prepare before there is a need

The time to think about a plan to deal with a crisis of any kind, or in the aftermath of a tragedy, is not in the midst of the event or when something has happened and no one knows who to call or how to cope.

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PHS senior remains focused on his future

Bradley Stalnaker is also independent and takes nothing for granted

Two months into his senior year, Prescott High Class of 2018 member Bradley Stalnaker is clear-eyed about what he needs to do to move forward with his plans after graduation.

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Local business woman opts for integrative medicine to deal with breast cancer

In the Pink: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Lisa Ross-Williams and her husband, Kenny, are nature-connected entrepreneurs who have long embraced a ranch lifestyle complete with a full corral of five horses, two goats, two dogs and eight cats.

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A disease ‘from the neck up’

Breast surgeon finds it a privilege to help women move from fear to living a long, happy life

As a surgeon whose specialty is with breast cancer patients, Dr. Michael Macon not only has impeccable medical credentials but he has a keen sense of the impact such a diagnosis makes on a person’s psyche.

Support can play role in healing whether online or through local groups

A diagnosis of breast cancer, even in the earliest stages, is never welcome.

Genetic testing can define risk

But it does not mean a patient will contract breast cancer

Ninety percent of breast cancer patients have no genetic components to their cancer, said YRMC BreastCare Center clinical navigator Julie Bender.

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