Nanci Hutson

Reporter

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Chance encounter helps homeless man find a place to live

Former sparring partner to Rocky Marciano was sleeping in car at Wendy’s

A chance encounter last year with an 84-year-old, homeless man at a Wendy’s restaurant in Prescott Valley has led to an expansion of housing options for local elderly with limited, or no, financial means.

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Demolition of Miller Valley prompts tears

The reality of a demolished Miller Valley Elementary School on Tuesday prompted tears in many of those who either attended, taught or administered that school over the course of 99 years.

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MLK Day ‘Peace and Justice’ March began day-long celebration of peace, love and freedom

Ten-year-old Byron Hobson tucked a rainbow-colored “PEACE” flag into the back of his neon-green hoodie as he marched in the fifth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Peace and Justice March.

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King’s legacy refreshed with stories of his “dream” to build a better world for all

Prescott resident and retired clergyman from Chicago Lou Burrell told a sanctuary-full of Martin Luther King Day Jr. observers how his soul was stirred by two distant encounters with the civil rights leader.

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Making a ‘Big’ difference: Youth mentoring month honors priceless gift of friendship to children, teens

Christopher Wendt is a Prescott High School freshman learning how to build an archery range and shoot a bow and arrow.

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PUSD to undergo district-wide accreditation process next month

Prescott Unified School District will have some special guests touring its schools next month.

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Flu cases up more than 700 percent in Arizona

Arizona’s flu epidemic is “everywhere” this winter

Feeling congested, achy, feverish, or just out-and-out crappy? You’re far from alone.

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Once homeless, Miller credits US VETS for getting life ‘back on track’

Steve Miller is a one-time homeless veteran who soon expects to have keys to his own home.

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Scottish world traveler awes family in Prescott

Penchant for adventure, culture and humanitarian experience

He slept on the edge of a volcanic crater in Ecuador.

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Charter advocates hail need of educational choice

Officials assure financial and academic transparency

Some recent state and national criticism of charter schools is deemed by charter leaders and advocates to be an unfair portrayal of an educational choice many families are eager to obtain.

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