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Survey: Arizona in Top 10 states for drug abuse

A study by found that Arizona has the eighth-highest rate of drug abuse among all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

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Driving while sleepy leads to crashes — 21% fatal; tips offer ways to combat problem

Drowsy driving resulted in an estimated for 72,000 crashes, 44,000 injuries, and 800 deaths in the U.S. in 2013, according to a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration study.

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‘Down on the Corner’ brings CCR sound to Prescott

Creedence Clearwater Revival recorded together for just five years, from 1967 to 1972, but the band has sold nearly 25 million albums in the U.S. alone.

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4 trapped in elevators after fire causes power outage in Prescott Valley (video)

A fire in a transformer at the M&I Windows and Doors facility in the 7500 block of East Highway 69 Wednesday morning caused a widespread power outage in Prescott Valley — which trapped four people in elevators.

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3 deaths in 2001 police chase led to widespread procedural changes

A 7-minute pursuit that went horribly wrong

On January 26, 2001, a stolen SUV being pursued by Prescott Valley police officers went into Prescott, and, at the intersection of Gurley and Montezuma streets, crashed into a small pickup truck, killing its driver and two passengers.

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Update: Body of missing teen found on Glassford Hill

The body of an 18-year-old woman – missing for two weeks – was found mid-day Friday, May 12, on Glassford Hill north of Diamond Valley.

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The police pursuit: Tactics used when suspect flees

A whole generation of adults grew up on 1970s television cop shows that inevitably included wild, dramatic chase scenes.

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Prescott favorite Mazzella returns to town

Guitarist to play at Prescott Center for the Arts

Sedona guitarist Anthony Mazzella has been described as one of “the new generation of guitar hero” by no less an authority than Billboard magazine.

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Drivers: We know phones are distracting. We use them anyway

Survey finds disturbing results

According to a survey done by the State Farm insurance company, 82 percent of drivers perceive talking on a hand-held phone to be a distraction.

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‘American Buffalo’ brings classic Mamet to PCA's Stage Too

American Buffalo” is one of the only, if not the only, plays written by a major name (David Mamet) to center on a coin, and it’s being performed this month at Prescott Center for the Arts’ “Stage Too” venue.

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