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Hilton Garden Inn rezoning up for review by Prescott Council

A breakdown of the costs to the city and the developers for the pending Hilton Garden Inn in downtown Prescott will be among the matters the City Council will consider this week.

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Photos: Yavapai County Courthouse scheduled for a new eagle Tuesday

Weather permitting, on the morning of Tuesday, March 26, a large crane will be positioned near the north side of the Yavapai County Courthouse in Prescott.

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State unemployment rate remains at 5.1 percent, recent numbers show

PHOENIX — The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained at 5.1 percent in February as the number of jobs created pretty much matched the number of people looking for work.

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Roundup: Top-seeded Duke escapes Tacko Fall and UCF by 1 point

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Zion Williamson hit a layup over 7-foot-6 Tacko Fall in the closing seconds and RJ Barrett's putback provided the margin of victory as top-seeded Duke held off UCF 77-76 on Sunday to reach the Sweet 16.

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Spring Training Roundup: Indians' Ramirez hurts knee, uncertain for opening day

The Cleveland Indians already were dealing with a depleted infield when Jose Ramirez took a most damaging swing.

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Eberle, Nelson back Lehner as Islanders beat Coyotes 2-0

UNIONDALE, N.Y. — The New York Islanders used a smothering defense and some timely scoring to move closer to a playoff berth.

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Terror at sea: Helicopter rescues frighten cruise passengers

STAVANGER, Norway — Viking Sky cruise ship passenger Rodney Horgen can pinpoint the moment when he thought he was facing the end: when a huge wave crashed through the ship's glass doors and swept his wife 30 feet across the floor.

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DOJ: Trump campaign did not coordinate with Russia in 2016

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department said Sunday that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation did not find evidence that President Donald Trump's campaign "conspired or coordinated" with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election. Mueller also investigated whether Trump obstructed justice but did not come to a definitive answer.

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Star witness: Brawling, scheming spy linked to Trump, Moscow

NEW YORK — The way Felix Sater tells it, his life is a screenplay just waiting to be written, with tales of drunken brawling, Wall Street rip-offs, international spying and a behind-the-scenes role in Donald Trump's effort to build a skyscraper in Russia.

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Editorial: When it comes to shipping radioactive materials, somebody needs to know

It has been happening for a long time. It has been happening in our backyards. On the roads we drive. In proximity to schools.

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Editorial cartoon (2): March 25, 2019

Editorial cartoon (2): March 25, 2019

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Editorial cartoon (1): March 25, 2019

Editorial cartoon (1): March 25, 2019

Reader Poll:

Which No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament is more likely to win the title?

  • No. 1 Duke 35%
  • No. 1 Gonzaga 42%
  • No. 1 Virginia 4%
  • No. 1 North Carolina 19%

156 total votes

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Reader Poll:

Which No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament is more likely to win the title?

  • No. 1 Duke 35%
  • No. 1 Gonzaga 42%
  • No. 1 Virginia 4%
  • No. 1 North Carolina 19%

156 total votes

See past polls

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PUSD Student of the Week: Hunter Roth

When he started second grade, Hunter used to be shy and nervous. Now he’s bright and shiny every day, with a lot of confidence and pride in his learning.

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Bluhm: Entering an elite college has become a sad mess

College admission? The rigorous process of entering an elite college has become a sad mess. When college “consultant” and con man Rick Singer cooked up the multi-million dollar scheme to cheat on admissions tests and bribe coaches, it resulted in wealthy parents getting their under-qualified kids in the country’s most prestigious colleges, like Yale, Stanford or Georgetown.

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Dear Annie: Being controlled by parents beyond childhood

Dear Annie: As long as I can remember, my parents have controlled the majority of my actions.

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Photo: St. Paddy’s Day Pub Crawl

Brian Bever is all decked out for the 2019 St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl Sunday, March 17, 2019 in downtown Prescott.

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PAL announces finalists for Leader of the Year awards

Prescott Area Leadership (PAL) has released the list of 12 finalists for its 2019 Leader of the Year Awards. While all have made impressive contributions to the community, only four will be chosen as Man, Woman, Male and Female Youth Leaders of the Year at the annual Awards Dinner and fundraiser.

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Cattleman’s Weekend, Arizona Ranch Remuda Sale set for March 15-16

Cattleman’s Weekend, featuring a ranch horse sale, cow sale, two bull sales, and western trade show is set for Friday and Saturday, March 15-16.

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Obituary: Leonard Clarence Scamardo

Leonard Clarence Scamardo passed away from congestive heart failure on Feb. 18, 2019, in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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Obituary: James Dwain (J.D.) Conley

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal. Love leaves a memory no one can steal. And so it is as our father, James Dwain (J.D.) Conley, stepped through the gates of heaven on the beautiful, sunny morning of March 15, 2019.

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Obituary: Marion Baker

Marion Baker, born June 10, 1925, died peacefully in Prescott, Arizona, surrounded by her loving family on March 19, 2019.