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Gameday Glance: Roughriders take on Central Arizona College, Scottsdale

Gameday Glances - Yavapai baseball at Central Arizona College & Scottsdale CC at Yavapai softball April 20.

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Hendricks strikes out 11, Cubs beat Diamondbacks 5-1

CHICAGO — Kyle Hendricks mixed speeds, hit his spots and kept hitters off balance. It was a vintage performance that added up to his first win of the season and another victory for the rolling Cubs.

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Desert Edge knocks off Bears 9-7

PRESCOTT VALLEY — In the end, the learning curve proved too steep of a climb for the Bradshaw Mountain baseball team this spring, even if the foreseeable future does seem bright.

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Authorities: Man sleeping in dumpster ends up in trash truck

Authorities say a man sleeping in a dumpster was tossed into the back of a garbage truck as the trash was being emptied, causing him to lose his prosthetic leg.

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First pademelon (rare miniature kangaroo) birth celebrated at UK Zoo

A baby dusky pademelon, a rare 'miniature kangaroo' native to Indonesia, has been caught on camera at a UK zoo for the first time since its birth in early spring.

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Scientists spur some activity in brains of slaughtered pigs

Scientists restored some activity within the brains of pigs that had been slaughtered hours before, raising hopes for some medical advances and questions about the definition of death.

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Editorial cartoon (1) April 20, 2019

An editorial cartoon published in the Courier, April 20, 2019.

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Reagan: Trump’s obstruction of injustice

No wonder Donald Trump was so angry.

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Editorial cartoon (2) April 20, 2019

An editorial cartoon published in the Courier, April 20, 2019.

Reader Poll:

Do you think it’s fair Arizona’s cell phone ban will make texting while driving a primary offense, allowing police to stop motorists solely because they are breaking the new law?

  • Yes. It should be a primary offense. 86%
  • No. It should be a secondary offense. 14%

74 total votes

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Reader Poll:

Do you think it’s fair Arizona’s cell phone ban will make texting while driving a primary offense, allowing police to stop motorists solely because they are breaking the new law?

  • Yes. It should be a primary offense. 86%
  • No. It should be a secondary offense. 14%

74 total votes

See past polls

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Church News: Easter Weekend

Church News, sermons and happenings this weekend in the Prescott area.

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Dear Annie: Too much to celebrate

Mother’s Day and Father’s Day always present a dilemma for my family, and I was hoping you and your readers could offer some advice.

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Hamilton: Working hard to keep Jesus busy

Queen Elizabeth and the Royal Family attended Good Friday services at the St. George Chapel in Windsor Castle. I may be the easiest-grace Anglican you ever knew. I believe whole heartedly that Jesus died to save me from my sins and I would hate to give him nothing to do up there.

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EGGstravaganza a hit in Prescott Valley

Prescott Valley children and their families celebrated the annual rite of spring with the town’s 16th Family Arts Festival and EGGstravaganza on the lawn of the Prescott Valley Civic Center April 13.

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Photos: Chalk Up another year!

The 11th annual Chalk It Up! event saw nice weather (not too hot!), live entertainment and free admission this past weekend.

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Chamber Focus: Western Laundry & Dry Cleaning

The Prescott Chamber of Commerce celebrated the opening of a new business, Western Laundry & Dry Cleaning, with a ribbon-cutting celebration Thursday, April 4, 2019.

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Obituary: Diana Louise Cooke

Diana Louise Cooke was born Oct. 2, 1941.

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Obituary: Maximillion Borjon Lopez

Maximillion Borjon Lopez, aka Max Borjon Lopez, passed away peacefully in his sleep on April 14, 2019, at the age of 62. He was born in Arizona on May 14, 1956.

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Obituary: Dorothy Zabriskie

Dorothy Zabriskie died in April in Evanston, Illinois, at Three Crowns Park in the loving comfort of her family.

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Parents who starved and shackled children sentenced to life

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — A California couple who for years starved a dozen of their children and kept some shackled to beds were sentenced Friday to life in prison, ending a shocking case that revealed a house of horrors hidden behind a veneer of suburban normalcy.

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Subpoena issued for Mueller report: 'It falls to Congress'

WASHINGTON — The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee issued a subpoena Friday for special counsel Robert Mueller's report as Congress escalates its investigation of President Donald Trump.

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Anger followed Notre Dame grief for yellow vest protesters

PARIS — For many yellow vest protesters, the stinging sadness that came with the devastating fire at Notre Dame Cathedral has quickly given way to boiling anger.