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Rusing files as Prescott City Council candidate

Two candidates are now verified to appear on the City of Prescott’s Aug. 27 primary ballot, and at least three more are still pending.

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Celebration of Ruffner’s life set for May 26

The life of Prescott matriarch Elisabeth Ruffner, who died in March, will be celebrated later this month.

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Businesses invited to sponsor travel information signs

The Arizona Department of Transportation is offering Arizona businesses an opportunity to reach potential customers similar to the blue signs with their logos along freeways near their locations.

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Bradshaw Mountain's ‘Godfather’ stepping down due to health issues

George “The Godfather” Ponte can still speak clearly, but his short- and long-term memory fades in and out like a weak radio signal, much to his chagrin.

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Local Sports in Brief: Antelope Hills Golf Course to offer junior golf classes this summer in Prescott

Antelope Hills Golf Course, 1 Perkins Drive in Prescott, has announced dates for its Junior golf classes this summer.

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War of Will wins Preakness Stakes

Mark Casse completed a lifelong quest two weeks after the scare of a lifetime. And he did so in a race featuring a riderless horse that threw his jockey out of the gate and kept running.

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Van passenger survives after being impaled by dropped tripod on California freeway

Authorities say somebody stole a tripod from a California Department of Transportation crew and then dropped it from an overpass onto a Sacramento freeway, impaling the lung of a passenger in a van.

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Unwanted: Grenade found in Goodwill store’s donation bin

A Florida Goodwill store got a donation it didn’t need or expect — a grenade.

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NYPD used Woody Harrelson photo to find lookalike beer thief

The New York Police Department used a photo of Woody Harrelson in its facial recognition program in an attempt to identify a beer thief who looked like the actor, according to a report published Thursday.

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Wiederaenders: This is what we do

Each day the notices, photos and articles that we post to dCourier.com give you a heads-up about pending activities or things in the recent past.

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Editorial cartoon (2): May 19, 2019

Editorial cartoon (2): May 19, 2019

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Editorial cartoon (1): May 19, 2019

Editorial cartoon (1): May 19, 2019

Reader Poll:

What should be done to prevent the apparently frequent fatal falls at the Grand Canyon?

  • Put up more and better fences and barriers. 8%
  • Nothing, you cannot affect common sense. 90%
  • I don't care. 2%

803 total votes

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Reader Poll:

What should be done to prevent the apparently frequent fatal falls at the Grand Canyon?

  • Put up more and better fences and barriers. 8%
  • Nothing, you cannot affect common sense. 90%
  • I don't care. 2%

803 total votes

See past polls

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‘Caine Mutiny,’ ‘Winds of War’ author Herman Wouk has died

Herman Wouk, the versatile, Pulitzer Prize winning author of such million-selling novels as “The Caine Mutiny” and “The Winds of War” whose steady Jewish faith inspired his stories of religious values and secular success, died on Friday at 103.

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Who's ready for a new Archie Bunker, live on your TV?

Archie Bunker is coming back to prime-time network TV and he might look a little different to viewers — even if what he says is exactly the same.

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War on the Table: tabletop gaming, popularity touches Prescott

The words “tabletop gaming” can bring about different thoughts to different people, whether it’s recalling a favorite board game or reminiscing about their favorite “Dungeons and Dragons” adventure

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Chamber Focus: 10th anniversary of A Valley of Vitality Wellness Studio

The Prescott Chamber of Commerce helped celebrate the 10th anniversary of A Valley of Vitality Wellness Studio, powered by Massage Prescott, with a ribbon-cutting celebration Thursday, May 9, 2019.

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Mother’s Day Prescott Fine Art and Wine Festival

Mother’s Day Prescott Fine Art and Wine Festival on Cortez Street. Despite the cold weather later in the day, participants enjoyed themselves, some making plans to return on Sunday when the festival resumes at 11 a.m. closing at 4 p.m.

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Prescott Valley Police help make home a little safer

Members of the Prescott Valley Police Department are encouraged to make special efforts in reaching out and interacting with citizens in a positive, meaningful way.

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F-16 fighter crashes into California warehouse, pilot ejects

Military and civilian investigators are on the scene where an F-16 fighter jet crashed Thursday into a warehouse in southern California.

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Flooding disrupts farm shipments on the Mississippi River

Normally this time of year, huge barges can be seen chugging up the Mississippi River, carrying millions of tons of grain to market and bringing agriculture-related products to farmers in the Midwest for the new growing season. But there's not much barge traffic this year.

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Business in Brief: How the major US stock indexes fared last week

Stocks closed broadly lower on Wall Street Friday and notched their second-straight weekly loss, as investors were whipsawed by contradictory developments in the Trump administration’s array of trade conflicts.