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The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a request by Arizona's attorney general to force the Sackler family, which owns OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma, to return billions of dollars they took out of the company.

By Associated Press December 9, 2019
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Pete Frates, a former college baseball player whose battle with Lou Gehrig's disease helped inspire the ALS ice bucket challenge that has raised more than $200 million worldwide, died Monday. He was 34.

By MARK PRATT Associated Press December 9, 2019
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White Castle is voluntarily recalling some of its frozen burgers due to possible listeria contamination after finding the bacteria in one of its manufacturing plants.

December 9, 2019
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The Arizona Department of Transportation advises drivers to plan for lane closures on north- and southbound State Route 169 while guardrail repair is underway.

December 9, 2019
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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey was cheered from both sides of the political aisle after telling President Donald Trump's administration the state will keep welcoming refugees vetted by U.S. agencies for resettlement in the United States.

By Associated Press December 9, 2019
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The U.S. Supreme Court will hear an appeal Wednesday by an Arizona death row inmate who is seeking a new sentencing trial, arguing the horrific physical abuse that he suffered as a child wasn’t fully considered when he was first sentenced.

By Associated Press December 9, 2019
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Divers Saturday recovered the body of the fourth person to die in Tonto Creek in just over a week, the Arizona Republic reported.

By Associated Press December 9, 2019
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An Arizona man is facing charges after authorities say he tried to climb down the chimney with a bound in a vacant house — and got stuck.

By Associated Press December 9, 2019
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The Daily Courier’s Christmas Light Contest has returned with a top prize of $1,500 for the best-decorated Christmas house in the quad-city area.

By The Daily Courier December 4, 2019
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Prescott Unified School District Lincoln Elementary Principal Karen Hughes was given bragging rights last Tuesday night.

By Nanci Hutson December 8, 2019
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Rocking an ugly Christmas sweater showcasing a Santa Claus Centaur at the 37th annual Prescott Chamber Christmas Parade Saturday, Dec. 7, Deborah Smith said it was originally for an ugly sweater contest a few years ago at her job.

By Jason Wheeler December 8, 2019
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They’re the first ones to volunteer for extra duties. They’re the creative energy in the room.

By Nanci Hutson December 8, 2019
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State lawmakers are being asked to weigh whether the concerns of marijuana farmers about the potency — and value — of their crops should allow them to put limits on those who grow hemp nearby.

By Howard Fischer, For the Courier December 8, 2019
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An airport master plan that has been in the works since 2016 could get its final acceptance by the Prescott City Council this week.

By Cindy Barks December 8, 2019
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The Humboldt Unified School District Governing Board will discuss the results of a report assessing all of the district’s facilities, including conditions and needs that to be addressed over the next decade.

December 8, 2019
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Ryker Lavers is a Pre-K student at Taylor Hicks.

December 8, 2019
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The temporary sign issue returns to the Chino Valley Town Council at its upcoming Tuesday, Dec. 10, study session.

By Jason Wheeler December 8, 2019
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The Christmas season in Prescott continues on Friday, Dec. 13, with the 31st annual Acker Musical Showcase.

December 8, 2019
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Photos and video of the 37th annual Prescott Chamber Christmas Parade and the 65th annual Courthouse Lighting in downtown Prescott on Saturday, Dec. 7.

By Jason Wheeler December 7, 2019
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Prescott Valley residents line up on Lake Valley Road to enjoy the 2019 Prescott Valley Holiday Festival of Lights parade Friday, Dec. 6, 2019.

By Doug Cook December 7, 2019
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Surrounded by Christmas trees, Ken Lain, owner of Watters Garden Center in Prescott, said it was especially difficult to stock up on the seasonal product this year.

By Max Efrein December 7, 2019
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El Gato Azul restaurant maintains allure 15 years into its run in downtown Prescott
Owner Barry Barbe stays successful by focusing on family, community

restaurant in Prescott with the idea of bringing families closer together during their dining experiences.

By Doug Cook December 7, 2019
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Ever heard of heat therapy? Well, you will soon. Sometime in January, Sweat Infrared Sauna Studio plans to open at 1046 Willow Creek Road, due west of Snap Fitness in the Safeway shopping center.

By Doug Cook December 7, 2019
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Prescott Valley Public Works Director Norm Davis told the Town Council during its study session Dec. 5 that four roadway expansion projects will either conclude this month or continue on into 2020.

By Doug Cook December 7, 2019
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Update: 2 Ash Fork bodies found identified as married elderly couple
Husband, wife may have succumbed to weather-related conditions

The two bodies discovered Friday in Ash Fork were identified as Richard Alexander, 74, and his wife, Elizabeth Alexander, 79, according to Yavapai County Sheriff's Office spokesperson Dwight D'Evelyn on Saturday morning.

By The Daily Courier December 7, 2019

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