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Pima County Sheriff's officials say a man has been found fatally shot in a neighborhood south of Tucson International Airport and a suspect is in custody.

By Associated Press May 19, 2019
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Scenic State Highway 83 gently curves through southeastern Arizona's wine country, past waves of blond grass dotted with orange-tipped ocotillo plants before the dark Santa Rita Mountains loom into view.

By ANITA SNOW, Associated Press May 19, 2019
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Two candidates are now verified to appear on the City of Prescott’s Aug. 27 primary ballot, and at least three more are still pending.

By Cindy Barks May 18, 2019
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The life of Prescott matriarch Elisabeth Ruffner, who died in March, will be celebrated later this month.

May 18, 2019
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Businesses invited to sponsor travel information signs
An effective way of marketing, Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce director says

The Arizona Department of Transportation is offering Arizona businesses an opportunity to reach potential customers similar to the blue signs with their logos along freeways near their locations.

By Jason Wheeler May 18, 2019
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Early inspiration leads to career in classroom
Teacher of the Year says educators ignited passion for learning

Growing up in a single-mother household as the youngest of five children, Prescott native Lori Markham found great comfort in her downtown neighborhood elementary school — Washington Traditional.

By Nanci Hutson May 18, 2019
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Willow Lake withdrawals recharging aquifer
Ongoing rainfall has kept lake’s level fairly high, officials say

In a switch-up this year, Willow Lake has been bearing much of the responsibility for the City of Prescott’s surface-water recharge into the area’s aquifer.

By Cindy Barks May 18, 2019
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Pay remains sore spot in Quad Cities schools
Staff, administrators call situation in state ‘embarrassing’

A Prescott Mile High Middle School teacher is quite clear how she feels about the city, and Arizona, ending up on a recent USA Today list of cities and states that invest the least in their educators.

By Nanci Hutson May 18, 2019
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The 41st annual Yavapai County Contractors Association Home and Garden Show continues Sunday, May 19, 2019, at the Findlay Toyota Center, Prescott Valley.

May 18, 2019
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Celtic/Fold Jam Session, 1:30 to 4 p.m., Prescott Valley Public Library, Crystal Room, 7401 E. Skoog Blvd., Prescott Valley. Every month we get together to play, mostly acoustic, hang out, and enjoy each other’s company.

By The Daily Courier May 18, 2019
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A cacophony of voices speaking in Spanish, interspersed with laughter, fills a classroom at Rhodes Junior High School.

By Cronkite News May 18, 2019
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Young people with in an interest in serving in the U.S. military can now check out the possibilities at a new recruiting site in Prescott Valley.

By Cindy Barks May 18, 2019
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Fake news creeping through the tri-city area that Fry’s food markets are eliminating cashiers is not true, the corporate spokesperson said Friday.

By The Daily Courier May 18, 2019
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The public is invited to attend an open house of the newly constructed Northern Arizona Regional Training Academy at the Yavapai College Prescott campus, 1100 E. Sheldon Street, at Buildings 27 and 29 on Tuesday, May 21, from 4 to 6 p.m.

By The Daily Courier May 18, 2019
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The 50th annual Yarnell Daze started off the day with a parade along Highway 89 in Yarnell Saturday, May 18.

May 18, 2019
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Clive Sinclair showing off The Amazing Grater at the YCCA Home & Garden Show Saturday, May 18 at the Findlay Toyota Center. The event continues through Sunday, May 19.

May 18, 2019
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Arizona Sens. Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally agree that China's trade actions are a big problem but tariffs imposed by the Trump administration are hurting Arizona businesses and are the wrong way to address issues between the two nations.

By BOB CHRISTIE and JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press May 18, 2019
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Miranda Haskie sits amid the glow of candles at her kitchen table as the sun sinks into a deep blue horizon silhouetting juniper trees and a nearby mesa.

By FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press May 18, 2019
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Arizona senior Sen. Kyrsten Sinema met this week with Dr. Barry Butler, President of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott.

May 18, 2019
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Yavapai College budget reveals no increase in property tax
$86.2M budget about $1.3M less than last year

Property taxes derived from Yavapai College District will not go up next year, according to a May 14 news release from the college following its budget hearing.

By Sue Tone May 17, 2019
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Ducey won’t back ending vaccination exemption
He wants ultimate decision left up to parents

Gov. Doug Ducey won’t support eliminating the ability of parents to claim a personal exemption for their children from vaccines despite a new published study showing the state’s largest county at risk for a measles epidemic.

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Heritage Center celebrates opening, city’s Western history
‘Finally, a Western Heritage Center on Whiskey Row’

Ladies in Victorian dress mingled with gentlemen in Roughrider-era uniforms this week – all in the interest of promoting Prescott’s rich Western heritage.

By Cindy Barks May 17, 2019
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Movie fundraiser to help Hotshot center
June 19 screening will feature panel discussion and silent auction

As the six-year mark of the Granite Mountain Hotshot tragedy approaches, a fundraiser event featuring a showing of the “Only the Brave” movie, followed by a panel discussion, is scheduled for June 19.

May 17, 2019

Taking a step closer to becoming registered nurses, 37 men and women from across Yavapai County marked the completion of their associate of applied science degrees during a traditional pinning ceremony May 11 at the Yavapai College Prescott campus.

May 17, 2019
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Stepping Stones Agencies will be hosting a Quad Cities High School Volunteer Fair from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at Step One Coffee House, 6719 E. 2nd St. in Prescott Valley.

May 17, 2019