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Will your license fly in 2020 and beyond?

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will not accept the standard Arizona Driver’s License if you plan to travel by plane after Oct. 1, 2020.

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Chino Valley woman dies after I-40 rollover near Kingman

A 40-year-old Chino Valley woman died after her truck rolled about 22 miles east of Kingman on Interstate 40 early this week.

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Acme Water Co. in Wilhoit tops list of delinquent tax liens for 2020

After the Yavapai County Treasurer’s Office on Jan. 21 publicly released its list of tax liens resulting from unpaid property taxes in 2020, the three biggest offenders were businesses that owed $46,000 or more.

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'The Masked Epidemic', Jan. 27

Armed to Know presents “The Masked Epidemic” at Prescott High School, Ruth Street Theater, 1050 Ruth St. at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 27.

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Share the art of needle craft at 'Crochet One, Knit Too', Jan. 27

Crochet One, Knit Too! is being held at the Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Skoog Blvd., the first Saturday of the month on the 1st floor, Glassford Hill Room from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. and every Monday on the 3rd Floor Crystal Room from 2 to 3:30 p.m.

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Monday Morning Programs Free Art Talk, Jan. 27

Prescott artist Deb Spirito will present a free public talk “Out of My Gourd” hosted by the Prescott Art Docents from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina St. on Monday, Jan. 27.

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Animal shelter says “world’s worst cat” is up for adoption

The “world’s worst cat” is available for adoption — just ask the Mitchell County Animal Rescue organization in North Carolina.

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Cops: Waze app directs casino-bound drivers into wilderness

An ad in the Waze navigation app is misdirecting motorists headed to Atlantic City’s Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa into the wilderness of New Jersey’s Pine Barrens, police said.

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SUV on grounds of Beijing’s Forbidden City sparks outrage

A Chinese woman sparked social media outrage in her country by posting photos of herself and a friend with a Mercedes-Benz on the grounds of Beijing’s Forbidden City. The reaction prompted an apology from the management of China’s 600-year-old former imperial palace.

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Editorial cartoon (1): Jan. 25, 2020

Editorial cartoon (1): Jan. 25, 2020

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Brewer: Most important work on border isn’t as visible as the wall

President Trump’s signature immigration initiative — constructing the border wall — is well underway.

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Letter: Second Amendment sanctuary

RE: Talk of the Town article, “Second Amendment Sanctuary status too divisive,” Jan. 19 by Mavis Brauer.

Reader Poll:

How do you feel about HB 2339, the balloon bill that would make it illegal to release balloons into the atmosphere "for any reason”?

  • I favor this bill - pollution and affecting planes is a concern. 25%
  • I oppose this - could we worry about real problems? 75%
  • I do not care. 0%

4 total votes

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Reader Poll:

How do you feel about HB 2339, the balloon bill that would make it illegal to release balloons into the atmosphere "for any reason”?

  • I favor this bill - pollution and affecting planes is a concern. 25%
  • I oppose this - could we worry about real problems? 75%
  • I do not care. 0%

4 total votes

See past polls

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Folk singer/songwriter Tom Chapin returns to Prescott

Folk singer/songwriter Tom Chapin, whose career spans five decades, 24 albums and three Grammy awards, is returning to Prescott for a show that kicks off Folk Sessions’ 17th year.

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Central Arizona Concert Band gives year’s first performance

The Central Arizona Concert Band is welcoming 2020 and a new decade with their first performance of the year featuring new music along with old favorites, according to a news release from Publicity Manager Joe Cotten.

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Now Showing: Jan. 24-30, 2020

Movies playing at Harkins Theatres, 7202 Pav Way, Prescott Valley (Highway 69 between Glassford Hill and Lake Valley roads), as of press time. 928-775-7444; www.harkins.com.

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NFL’s Saints fight to shield emails in Catholic abuse crisis

The New Orleans Saints are going to court to keep the public from seeing hundreds of emails that allegedly show team executives doing public relations damage control for the area's Roman Catholic archdiocese to help it contain the fallout from a burgeoning sexual abuse crisis.

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Police: 2 dead after warehouse explosion shakes Houston

A massive explosion Friday leveled a warehouse in Houston, leaving at least two people dead, damaging nearby buildings and homes and rousing frightened residents from their sleep miles away, authorities said.

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Chicago woman is 2nd US patient with new virus from China

A Chicago woman has become the second U.S. patient diagnosed with the dangerous new virus from China, health officials announced Friday.

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Hundreds of Prescott residents, political groups and advocates gathered at the Yavapai County Courthouse on Saturday, January 18, for the 2020 Women's March. (Jesse Bertel/Courier)