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Maricopa County development grant to research urban heat

PHOENIX — An economic development agency run by Maricopa County says it will issue a grant of nearly $3 million to Arizona State University for research to reduce urban heat and improve air quality.

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Distracted driver collides with truck on Highway 69

Driver admits to cellphone use while driving, not cited despite county ban

A crash on Highway 69 and Robin Drive Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 14, could have been a lot worse had airbags not deployed and drivers not been wearing their seatbelts, officials said.

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Latest vote tally reveals Hobbs in lead for secretary of state

Katie Hobbs is going to be Arizona’s next secretary of state — and a heartbeat away from governor — absent a sudden and unlikely last-minute burst of Republican votes from Maricopa County.

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$45,000 from D-backs revamps Meals on Wheels kitchen

AZ Community Foundation equips facility and puts in new dining room floor

Prescott Meals On Wheels pitched the need for a new kitchen to the Arizona Diamondbacks and Arizona Community foundations.

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YC 3D visual art studios opening doors to public Friday

Anyone who has ever said, “I would like to take an art class,” is invited to advance their decision-making process by visiting YC’s 3D visual art studios on Friday, Nov. 16.

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Nobel Peace Prize winners to appear Nov. 18 in Prescott

Dominican Sisters Carol Gilbert and Ardeth Platte, 2017 recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize, will speak at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, at the Prescott Public Library, Founders Suite B, 215 E. Goodwin St.

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Author to discuss mustang captivity programs

Program on Saturday at Phippin to cover growing population

What to do with 60,000 wild mustangs held in feedlots across the West?

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Gosar shouted down at right-wing groups’ event on social media access

WASHINGTON – Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Prescott, had to call Capitol Police after protesters disrupted a forum he joined with right-wing groups complaining about their social media access being restricted over comments on immigration and Islamic law.

Local women candidates to reflect on experiences at Saturday discussion

What does it takes to run for a community or political office? Join in a roundtable discussion with local woman candidates from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at Las Fuentes Resort Village, 1035 Scott Drive, Prescott.

Arizona in Brief: Arizona man convicted in first-degree murder of girlfriend

A federal jury has convicted an Arizona man for the first-degree murder of his girlfriend, and of other violent crimes including using a machete to assault two Navajo Nation police officers who arrived to investigate the killing.

2018 Courier Readers Choice Winners

A highly successful first year of the Daily Courier's Reader's Choice Awards as 110 winning ...

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Rescue workers evacuated about 200 tourists after two rounds of flooding hit the Havasupai reservation, ...

Chino Valley jewelry shop thieves 082818

Chino Valley Police are asking for the public's help identifying two suspects who entered a jewelry shop located in the 300 block of Butterfield Road in Chino Valley, Arizona and stole $4,000.00 worth of rings. Contact Chino Valley Police at 928-771-3260 or Yavapai Silent Witness at 1-800-932-3232 where you can remain anonymous.

Video Released of Police Chopper Crash in Ark.

Police in Little Rock, Ark. have released video showing their police helicopter crashing to the ground as it tries to lift off. Last week's accident left one person injured. (Aug. 22)

Meteorite fireball flashes above Arizona

A meteorite fireball was captured by an all-sky monitor set up in Tucson. The six-camera system was developed by Mike Hankey, operations manager for the American Meteor Society.

Prescott artist Richard Landis showing at the Smithsonian

Color Decoded: The Textiles of Richard Landis | Inspiration

Bear cubs rescued after mother is euthanized

Two orphaned bear cubs have been placed in the care of Bearizona wildlife rescue park in Williams, Arizona after their mother was euthanized. (Video provided by Bearizona)

Military Parade for troops deploying to Afghanistan

As part of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, 400 troops with the Army National Guard battalion in Arizona have assigned to deploy to Afghanistan. About 100 of those troops stationed in the Prescott area were honored during a parade in Prescott Valley on Sunday, May 6, 2018.

Granite Creek Dam rehab project at Watson Lake

Heavy equipment arrived at the Watson Lake’s south boat ramp on the morning of April 23, 2018 along with more than a dozen workers. Their mission: To repair a leaky valve in the 99-year-old dam, and to block and stabilize another valve located lower in the dam wall.

BMHS Walk-in on April 11, 2018

Teachers, staff and students at Bradshaw Mountain High School staged a "walk-in" on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, in support of teachers and school funding.

Javelina emerge from under a home in Prescott Valley

Dec. 19, 2017 video by Charlie Clark shows javelina family emerging from underneath a manufactured home in Prescott Valley, Arizona.