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Firefighters with the Central Arizona Fire & Medical Authority (CAFMA) responded to a call on the 3800 block of Valorie Dr. in Prescott Valley to find the garage portion of a home engulfed in flames.

By The Daily Courier February 27, 2020
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A Phoenix woman who was out of jail on reduced bail while awaiting trial on murder and other charges in a fatal wrong-way DUI crash on a freeway was arrested and charged in a second DUI wreck, authorities said.

By PAUL DAVENPORT Associated Press February 27, 2020
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The risk of contracting the new coronavirus in Arizona is low, but the state has practiced for an outbreak and is prepared to respond, Gov. Doug Ducey said Thursday.

By Associated Press February 27, 2020
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A federal appeals court won't revive a lawsuit that sought to require Arizona's governor to call a snap special election to fill the U.S. Senate seat now held by Republican Martha McSally.

By Associated Press February 27, 2020
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A Prescott Valley man was arrested late Wednesday night, Feb. 26, after police received a report of him driving erratically and endangering the occupants of another vehicle.

By Max Efrein February 27, 2020
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Firefighters were able to save the majority of a home in Prescott Valley after a fire started in a room addition on one side of the building Wednesday evening, Feb. 26.

By Max Efrein February 27, 2020
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The Adopt a Highway volunteer program, launched in 1998, added 155 volunteer groups last year, bringing the total to more than 1,100. Residents are also invited to join the battle against litter .

February 27, 2020
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A bill that aims to pump $5.3 million of state money into preserving a chunk of Prescott’s Granite Dells has now crossed its legislative-committee hurdles.

By Cindy Barks February 26, 2020
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One side foresees urban sprawl and accelerated growth, and the other side sees an opportunity to improve water quality and to increase groundwater recharge.

By Cindy Barks February 26, 2020
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Contrary to what some believe, people cannot pay money to name a star, planet or galaxy, according to the International Astronomical Union.

By Max Efrein February 26, 2020
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Prescott resident Robert Ward has joined the likes of Neil Armstrong, Albert Einstein, Led Zeppelin and Robin Williams.

By Max Efrein February 26, 2020
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Watch: Fireball lights up Arizona sky Wednesday morning
Second meteor event witnessed in Arizona this month

Another fireball lit up Arizona’s sky around 5:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26.

By Max Efrein February 26, 2020
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A loving and happy little boy, Anthony’s giggles are so infectious, no one can help but laugh along with him!

February 26, 2020
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A jury convicted a Cottonwood man on three counts of felony sex offenses Wednesday in Yavapai County Superior Court, with the charges stemming from the same incidents that led to a civil suit.

By Jason W. Brooks, Special to the Courier February 26, 2020
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On Feb. 24, around 8:30 p.m., the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office received a call reporting that a person fired shots at residences in the Kaibab Estates West community, north of Ash Fork.

By Williams-Grand Canyon News February 26, 2020
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Arizona's most populous county on Wednesday joined a growing national movement in which areas are declaring themselves Second Amendment sanctuaries and proclaiming support for gun ownership rights.

By TERRY TANG, Associated Press February 26, 2020
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Inside Casa del Migrante, the piercing screams of an 8-year-old boy echo from a room.

By MIRANDA CYR, Cronkite News February 26, 2020
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The City Council on Tuesday approved civilian oversight of the Phoenix police that combines a new city agency and a community review board that will have the power to investigate complaints against police, recommend policy changes directly to the police chief and set up community outreach.

By Jonmaesha Beltran, Cronkite News February 26, 2020
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U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick of Arizona returned to Congress on Wednesday after a six-week absence for treatment of alcoholism, a move she said was prompted by a fall that she saw as “a little bit of a wake-up call.”

By Associated Press February 26, 2020
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It stopped short of the “Sanctuary City” designation that many Second Amendment advocates in the community wanted, but the Prescott City Council affirmed its commitment to protecting the right to bear arms this week.

By Cindy Barks February 25, 2020
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State senators on Tuesday rejected the one tax break sought by Gov. Doug Ducey in his State of the State speech.

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When it comes to plotting out the right path to follow to reach a destination, one likely wants a map, or these days more likely a GPS device, to select the best route and be forewarned of any upcoming obstacles.

By Nanci Hutson February 25, 2020
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Angel is a thoughtful, sociable girl with a killer sense of humor and a passion for fashion.

February 25, 2020
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From Neil Simon’s “God’s Favorite” at the Prescott Center for the Arts to Lee Brice at the Findlay Toyota Center to Gunhild Carling at the Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center, there’s a lot to check out over the next week in the Quad Cities.

By Jason Wheeler February 25, 2020
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Proposed rental tax receives skepticism from Prescott Valley Town Council
Apartments, commercial properties would likely bear brunt of fees

It’s far from a done deal, but if the Town of Prescott Valley were to impose a rental tax on apartments and commercial buildings within corporate limits, it would help the town pay for much-needed road improvements, albeit not on state roads, like Highway 69.

By Doug Cook February 25, 2020

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