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Prescott man, 53, arrested on suspicion of child porn

Prescott police Tuesday, June 18, arrested a 53-year-old Prescott man on suspicion of uploading and downloading child pornography from a computer file-sharing network.

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Mile High Comedy Theater returns to Elks after long absence

After a long absence, Mile High Comedy Theater is returning to the Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center, bringing with it a night of stand-up and improvisational comedy.

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Sugar & The Mint: Hometown band to headline Bluegrass Festival

Prescott’s own Sugar & the Mint is headlining the 38th annual Prescott Bluegrass Festival, something that feels incredibly special, lead vocalist Johan Glidden said.

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Preview: Local clubs prep for All-Stars 11U tourney starting Friday in Prescott

The Little League All-Star season is nearly underway and the Prescott, Prescott Valley and Chino Valley 11-year-old teams have begun revving up their engines in hopes of taking the crown in the District 10 11U All-Stars Tournament.

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Prescott explodes for 32 runs to blank Prescott Valley

It seems that Verde Valley’s near comeback in the opener of the District 10 Minor’s All-Stars Tournament on Monday simply awoke the sleeping giant that is Prescott as the team went on to shut out Prescott Valley 32-0 in the second round of the winner’s bracket Wednesday night.

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Mia Fisher wins gold at Arizona Junior Olympics Championship

Local 12-year-old athlete Mia Fisher finished first in the high jump event at the Arizona Junior Olympic Championship on Sunday, qualifying her for the USA Track & Field Region 10 Junior Olympic Championships in Mesa from July 5-6.

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Woman trapped in St. Louis jail stairwell for 2.5 days

Authorities say a woman was trapped in a St. Louis jail stairwell for more than two days after not understanding how to get out of the building.

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Cat filter goof leaves Pakistanis scratching their whiskers

It was a mistake that had some people in Pakistan scratching their whiskers. Social media was quick to pounce on an image on social media last week when viewers noticed the officials had unexpected feline features.

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Police: Man faked heart attack while accomplice robbed store

Police say a man faked a heart attack in a Massachusetts convenience store while his accomplice hopped over the counter to steal money from the register.

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Editorial cartoon (2): June 20, 2019

Editorial cartoon (2): June 20, 2019

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Editorial cartoon (1): June 20, 2019

Editorial cartoon (1): June 20, 2019

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Fields: Save the Dells - Leaving a legacy of our own

Since Save the Dells publicly launched its campaign in January 2018, the community has burst out in a passionate and timely conversation about open space, wildlife corridors, property rights and government accountability.

Reader Poll:

What do you think the City of Prescott should do about downtown parking?

  • Extend parking time limit to 3 or 4 hours 25%
  • Remove time limit and install parking meters 30%
  • Add more street signs to advertise downtown parking garage 18%
  • Keep the parking system as is 26%

535 total votes

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Reader Poll:

What do you think the City of Prescott should do about downtown parking?

  • Extend parking time limit to 3 or 4 hours 25%
  • Remove time limit and install parking meters 30%
  • Add more street signs to advertise downtown parking garage 18%
  • Keep the parking system as is 26%

535 total votes

See past polls

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Sugar & The Mint: Hometown band to headline Bluegrass Festival

Prescott’s own Sugar & the Mint is headlining the 38th annual Prescott Bluegrass Festival, something that feels incredibly special, lead vocalist Johan Glidden said.

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Review: Book 'Wild and Crazy Guys' stars '80s film funnymen

Our favorite funnymen of the 1980s reached glorious heights and managed to endure the decade despite some appallingly unfunny lows. Sharing "SNL" in their DNA, most of them worked together in front of the camera at some point and, behind the scenes, commiserated at times over the vagaries of show business.

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Review: Willie Nelson's latest is relaxed, joyous

Willie Nelson's latest studio offering, "Ride Me Back Home," is a relaxed, joyous collection that finds Nelson reflecting, explicitly, on age and its toll — complaining, in fact, about the way time has left his face so lined — but free of any self-pity.

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Horses with H.E.A.R.T. to unveil new addition

Horses with H.E.A.R.T. is set to dedicate and unveil a new tack building, something Executive Director Pam Berry said the program has needed for a long time.

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Anne Hillerman set to read at Peregrine on June 22 in Prescott

New York Times’ bestselling author and daughter of Tony Hillerman, Anne Hillerman, will read from her newest book, “The Tale Teller,” present a slideshow, and answer questions at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at the Peregrine Book Company.

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Fourth of July fireworks in Chino Valley to go on as planned

Following two years of cancelled shows, the Town of Chino Valley plans to go ahead with a fireworks display for its Fourth of July celebration at Community Center Park, according to a town release.

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Obituary: Tamara “Tami” Ann Kelley

Tamara “Tami” Ann Kelley, of Mayer, Arizona, beloved daughter, mother, grandmother, mentor and friend, went to be with the Lord on Friday, May 31, 2019, at the age of 58.

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Obituary: Cynthia (Cindy) Lea Walker

Cynthia (Cindy) Lea Walker passed away on June 17, 2019, at her home in Prescott, Arizona, after a struggle with glioblastoma.

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Obituary Notice: Florence A. Wagner

Florence A. Wagner, 82 years, of Prescott, Arizona, born July 12, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois, passed away June 17, 2019 in Prescott, Arizona.

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Mexico's migrant shelters overwhelmed in crackdown

Thin mattresses cover every inch of floor each night at the Good Shepherd shelter near the Mexico-Guatemala border, even spilling into the kitchen and the chapel, as an over-capacity crowd of migrants tries to find space to sleep.

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US Navy expert: Tanker attack mine resembles Iranian mines

The limpet mines used to attack a Japanese-owned oil tanker near the Strait of Hormuz last week bore "a striking resemblance" to similar mines displayed by Iran, a U.S. Navy explosives expert said Wednesday, stopping short of directly blaming Tehran for the assault.

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EPA rolls back Obama rule on coal-fired power plants

The Trump administration on Wednesday completed one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation's electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging pollution.