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Hundreds set for Acker performances in downtown Prescott, Dec. 13

More Christmas cheer is expected in Arizona’s Christmas City as the downtown area unites together to feature hundreds of musicians and performers for the 31st annual Acker Musical Showcase.

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Prescott celebrates 5th anniversary of Willow Creek Dog Park

Five years after the December 2014 opening of Prescott’s “Dream Dog Park,” the Prescott City Council celebrated the popular firefighter-themed park this week.

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Report: HUSD facilities need $25M upgrade

If Humboldt Unified School District was to simply fix and renovate its 10 school facilities so that they are “functionally” suitable as a learning environment for children, the price tag would be just under $25 million.

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Saturday, Dec. 14 Holiday Events: Cookie crawls, Santa 5K, Yule Fest, shopping and ballet

This Saturday, Dec. 14 is filled with plenty of activities for all, in fact, there is so much to do I put together a list of holiday events you might enjoy.

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Holiday Shopping: 'Christmas Craft Fair', Dec. 14

Come and get some holiday shopping done at the "Christmas Craft Fair" at Prescott Gateway Mall, 3250 Gateway Blvd. starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14.

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Mountain Oak School's 'Winter Faire', Dec. 14

There is something for everyone at Mountain Oak School's "Winter Faire", 1455 Willow Creek Rd. in Prescott from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14.

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Gittins bags 4 goals in Bears’ 6-0 win over Rockets

It had to be the freshman! Last year, Bradshaw Mountain girls soccer routed Moon Valley 5-0. However...

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4 Yavapai soccer players named to All-West team; 1 on All-American squad

Yavapai soccer sophomore defender Gabriel Claudio, freshmen defender Pedro Mondragon and freshmen midfielder Jonathan Mayen were named to the United Soccer Coaches All-West First Team. Sophomore defender Isaiah Strong was named second team All-West.

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Keller scores twice, 1st-place Coyotes beat Blackhawks 5-2

Clayton Keller scored twice and the Pacific Division-leading Arizona Coyotes beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 on Thursday night.

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Friday Catchall: ‘What have you done,’ this year?

The Friday Catchall: • ACTIONS – I felt a bit melancholy on Sunday, Dec. 8, when the radio DJ reminded me of the anniversary of John Lennon’s death. In 1980, it certainly was one of those where-were-you-when moments; I remember being with my brother when we heard the news about this famous Beatles’ murder.

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Editorial cartoon (2): Dec. 13, 2019

Editorial cartoon (1): Dec. 13, 2019

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Editorial cartoon (1): Dec. 13, 2019

Editorial cartoon (1): Dec. 13, 2019

Reader Poll:

What type of Christmas tree do you prefer?

  • A real tree, pine needles and all 38%
  • A fake tree, straight out of the box 39%
  • We decorate the house plant 4%
  • No tree this year 19%

126 total votes

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Reader Poll:

What type of Christmas tree do you prefer?

  • A real tree, pine needles and all 38%
  • A fake tree, straight out of the box 39%
  • We decorate the house plant 4%
  • No tree this year 19%

126 total votes

See past polls

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Hundreds set for Acker performances in downtown Prescott, Dec. 13

More Christmas cheer is expected in Arizona’s Christmas City as the downtown area unites together to feature hundreds of musicians and performers for the 31st annual Acker Musical Showcase.

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At a Glance: See Storm Large at Yavapai College

Storm Large headlines the holiday program at the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center with a Friday, Dec. 20 performance.

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Review: New ‘Jumanji’ sticks with the formula and just adds

The creators of the latest “Jumanji” sequel have begun from an age-old premise — if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.

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Busy day in the neighborhood: Flag raising, craft fair and caroling are just a few of the events as Cordes Lakes heads into the holidays

When Thanksgiving is late and the first Saturday in December is the 7th, it makes for a very busy day in the neighborhood.

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Corridor Calendar: Week of Dec. 13

Dec. 14 & 15 will be the Open House by Mary Magill at 20200 E. Cholla Drive in Cordes Lakes. This will be from 1 to 5 p.m. and the entire house will be decorated, many rooms featuring Mickey Mouse. Please bring a donation for Mayer Meals on Wheels of cash or nonperishable food items.

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Friends of the Cordes Lakes Library holds book sale

On Saturday, the Friends of the Cordes Lake Library held a book sale with many books, hardbound and paperback, reaching out to many different interests.

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House panel presses toward historic Trump impeachment vote

The House Judiciary Committee pushed deliberately toward a historic vote Thursday to approve articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, split sharply along party lines. The daylong session was expected to end with charges being sent to the full House for action next week, before the holidays.

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US, China near deal that would suspend planned tariffs

The Trump administration and China are close to finalizing a modest trade agreement that would suspend tariffs that are set to kick in Sunday, de-escalating their 17-month trade war.

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Anti-Semitism order raises tough issue of defining prejudice

President Donald Trump’s order to expand the scope of potential anti-Semitism complaints on college campuses is raising the stakes of an already tense battle over how to define discrimination against Jews.