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GOP lawmaker halts motion to bring ‘bump stocks’ bill to floor

Saying gun violence is caused by everything from video games to abortions, House Republicans thwarted a last-ditch procedural move by Democrats Tuesday to force a vote on whether to ban “bump stocks in Arizona.’’

Calendar of Events: Feb. 22 - March 1

Ongoing “Italian American Reconciliation – A Folk Tale,” 7:30 p.m., Prescott Center for the Arts, 208 N. Marina St. Show times continue at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22-24 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25. www.pca-az.net.

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Truck crashes, falls onto train tracks in Kingman

A single-vehicle crash occurred at approximately 9:40 Wednesday morning off the westbound side of Hualapai Mountain Road just west of Railroad Street at the railroad overpass, according to a Kingman Police Department press release.

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Fort Mohave man gets 20-year sentence for baby's death

A western Arizona man was sentenced to 20 years in prison for killing a 15-month-old boy in October 2014.

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Two hurt in 4 vehicle crash

A four-vehicle collision Tuesday morning, Feb. 20, sent two people to the hospital, according to Prescott Fire spokesman Conrad Jackson.

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Prescott eye doctor restores teen’s vision

Someone had to read his school books to him

Deiden Bennett, a 17-year-old high school student, was doing poorly in school, but it wasn’t for a lack of trying.

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Gov. Ducey: Don’t ‘politicize’ Florida school shooting

Three years into office, Gov. Doug Ducey said Tuesday he has no clear idea of how to prevent mass shootings at schools.

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Town could raise aquatic center fees

Would eliminate sessions, alter fee schedule

Chino Valley town staff is recommending Town Council raise the aquatic center fees, said Community Services Director Scott Bruner at last week’s council meeting.

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Proposed traffic changes at highway intersection leave council concerned

ADOT requires extra lanes at highways 69, 169 for planned Giant gas station

The developers who want to build a Giant gas station at the southeast corner of highways 69 and 169 in Dewey-Humboldt can do so as long as they meet the requirements of the Arizona Department of Transportation.

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ADOT’s safety message contest returns

Winning messages will appear on signs above AZ state highways

You may recall the safety message contest hosted by the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) last year.

Prescott High School schedules lockdown emergency drill Wednesday

In response to the tragic shooting in Florida, Prescott High School students on Wednesday will watch a video discussing the emergency procedures and then during their fourth and fifth periods — 11:11 a.m. to 12:29 p.m. — will have a lockdown drill.

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Arizona in Brief: Scottsdale officer fatally shot shoplifting suspect

Authorities say an off-duty Scottsdale police officer working security at a mall fatally shot a shoplifting suspect who was armed with a gun and began to raise the weapon toward the officer.

Nancy Pelosi warns of tax cut effects during Phoenix visit

U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told supporters in Phoenix Tuesday that the Republican tax cuts will have dire effects on the middle class in Arizona and across the nation.

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Yuma Fire Department saves money by building own ambulance

Buying local to replace an aging ambulance has provided big savings for an Arizona fire department.

Calendar of Events: Feb. 21 - March 2

Wednesday, Feb. 21 Prescott Valley Art Guild, 9 a.m. to noon, Prescott Valley Public Library, Crystal Room, 7401 E. Civic Circle.

Quad Cities in Brief: Democratic Women of Prescott offer college scholarship

Democratic Women of Prescott offer college scholarship In its mission to promote the college education of young adults, Democratic Women of the Prescott Area is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a college-bound high school senior who qualifies under the federal program known as DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

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Watch: Hiker airlifted to safety from Arizona mountain

Emergency personnel rescued a hiker who was airlifted to safety from a mountain near Phoenix, Arizona.

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Man pleads guilty to concealing dead Arizona Realtor's body

A handyman has pleaded guilty to concealing the body of a real estate agent who disappeared two years ago while showing a property in a remote area outside the northwestern city of Kingman. The handyman's co-worker faces trial in May on first-degree murder charges in the killing of the agent.

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Court OKs move to drop death penalty in Arizona girl's murder

A Mohave County Superior Court judge has accepted a decision by Arizona state prosecutors to no longer seek the death penalty they had earlier sought for a man charged with killing an 8-year-old girl in Bullhead City.

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Prescott Gateway Mall sells to New York investment group, will include Hotshots museum

Prescott Gateway Mall has been sold to the Kohan Retail Investment Group of Great Neck, New York.

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Arizona House considers legalizing needle exchange programs

Republican Rep. Tony Rivero of Peoria is pushing the legislation as part of an effort to cut opioid addiction and diseases spread from dirty needles.

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Tentative deal reached over death in jail run by Arpaio

Maricopa County has tentatively agreed to settle a lawsuit over the death of a mentally ill man at one of the jails run by then-Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

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Prescott police warn of APS scam

In its recent discovery of a local scam, the Prescott Police Department reports that citizens are receiving calls from people who falsely identifying themselves as Arizona Public Service employees.

Teens on the ballot? Arizona lawmakers on board, for now

On a 7-6 margin Monday, the House Appropriations Committee agreed to ask voters in November to repeal existing constitutional provisions that require candidates for statewide and legislative office to be at least 25 years old.

How to report impaired driving

As the Prescott Valley Police Department (PVPD) often reminds the public, “If you see something, say something.”