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Navajo Nation health officials are reporting 76 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 but no additional deaths for a sixth consecutive day.

By Associated Press October 26, 2020
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If you plan to mail in your ballot rather than drop it off at a dropbox or vote in person, the United States Postal Service and elections officials have recommended you place it in the mail seven days before Election Day. That makes Tuesday, Oct. 27, their suggested deadline.

By The Daily Courier October 26, 2020
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On the heels of his Oct. 19 visits to Prescott and Tucson, President Donald Trump is now planning to make campaign stops in Goodyear and Bullhead City on Wednesday. This will be his seventh visit to battleground state of Arizona this year

By AP and staff report October 26, 2020
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Voters in four states from different regions of the country could embrace broad legal marijuana sales on Election Day, and a sweep would highlight how public acceptance of cannabis is cutting across geography, demographics and the nation's deep political divide.

By MICHAEL R. BLOOD Associated Press October 25, 2020
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Two men suspected of robbing a couple banks in Tucson about an hour apart have been arrested, authorities said.

By Associated Press October 25, 2020
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Arizona law requires that the School Facilities Board inspect all district school buildings once every five years for building deficiencies and conduct preventive maintenance inspections at 20 randomly selected districts every 30 months.

By Associated Press October 25, 2020
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As of Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, the Southwest Incident Management Team 2 is transferring the Horse Fire, burning near Crown King south of Prescott, back to Prescott National Forest. The fire is 74% contained, according to Sunday's news release from the team. As of this post, the fire has burned 9,537 acres. (U.S. Forest Service)

By Jason W. Brooks, for the Courier October 25, 2020
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Arizona health officials on Sunday reported 1,392 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and five additional deaths.

By Associated Press October 25, 2020
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Yavapai County’s proposed site for a new jail in Prescott has generated more than 50 letters of opposition from local residents to the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ).

By Cindy Barks October 24, 2020

Cell tower placement, a city reimbursement for a street extension in Granite Dells Estates, and raises for the three council-appointed employees will be among the issues the Prescott City Council will consider this week.

By Cindy Barks October 24, 2020
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During the regular Yavapai County Board of Supervisors meeting on June 3 the board voted to ratify resolution No. 2032 and approved the Interim Fire Ban Order enacted on June 1 across all of Yavapai County’s fire zones, in accordance with Yavapai County Ordinance 2012-1, Section VI and A.R.S.§11-251(63).

By The Daily Courier October 24, 2020
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On the outside of the Coalition for Compassion and Justice’s Madison Avenue shelter and “social justice center” is a big sign that reads, “Second Glance Thrift Shoppe” coming soon.

By Nanci Hutson October 24, 2020
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Entries are expected to be down this year, but the Prescott Veterans Day Parade is still scheduled to go on Nov. 11 – albeit with a few changes.

By Cindy Barks October 24, 2020
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The west side of the Yavapai County courthouse plaza features a memorial dedicated to All Vets.

October 24, 2020
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The Arizona Democratic Party is going to get just a small slice of the information about early voters they went to court to seek.

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Hilton Garden Inn Prescott Downtown, originally scheduled to open this month, plans to celebrate its grand opening on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, instead.

By Doug Cook October 24, 2020
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In an age when most Americans aren’t staying in one job for their entire career, Prescott postal carrier David Hyslip has defied a 21st century trend.

By Doug Cook October 24, 2020
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The United States is approaching a record for the number of new daily coronavirus cases in the latest ominous sign about the disease’s grip on the nation, as states from Connecticut to the Rocky Mountain West reel under the surge.

By Associated Press October 24, 2020
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U.S. stock indexes closed mostly higher Friday, though the S&P 500 posted its first weekly loss in four weeks.

By Associated Press October 24, 2020
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The little-watched race for control of Arizona’s utility regulatory commission could have big implications for power rates and the future of renewable energy.

By JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press October 24, 2020

A federal judge has rejected a demand by the Pascua Yaqui tribe for county officials to locate an early-voting site on reservation land.

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Even though Joe Arpaio was ousted as metro Phoenix’s sheriff four years ago, the agency he used to run still struggles in the wake of his controversial 24-year tenure, including overhauling traffic patrols that treat Black and Hispanic drivers differently than whites and a backlog of 1,800 internal affairs cases.

By JACQUES BILLEAUD, Associated Press October 23, 2020
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Thanks to efforts by firefighters on the ground and in the air, the Horse Fire had little growth over the last few days, according to South West Area Incident Management Team 2.

By The Daily Courier October 22, 2020
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Oct. 23 COVID-19 update: How to protect yourself while casting your ballot
Yavapai County Community Health Services shares tips to keep you safe

If you choose to vote early or on Nov. 3 — you can do it safely. Yavapai County Community Health Services shares tips to keep you safe.

October 23, 2020
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Cornville wildlife center permit approval hit with another delay
Garrison: Next possible hearing date is in December

The owner of a wildlife center in California was scheduled to complete the final step in getting a permit to move the refuge to Cornville, Arizona, but a public notice glitch has delayed the approval hearing.

By Staff report October 23, 2020

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