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Two additional cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) were confirmed in Yavapai County on Thursday, May 28, bringing the total to 294 in the county.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. May 28, 2020
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The U.S. Border Patrol says two men who escaped from a Colorado prison said they were Mexican immigrants who wished to be deported when agents patrolling the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona found them.

By Associated Press May 28, 2020
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Prescott Valley has seen nearly 20% growth in last decade
2 Arizona cities among top growing communities in country

Although the quad-city area may not be among the top gainers population wise across the U.S., Prescott Valley saw a 19.6% increase in population since 2010.

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Sen. Eddie Farnsworth is blaming Attorney General Mark Brnovich for the failure of his legislation to preclude prosecutors from seizing property without first getting a criminal conviction.

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The U.S. Supreme Court has rebuffed a bid by Attorney General Mark Brnovich to rule that prosecutors are entitled to multiple attempts to convict someone of first-degree murder even after a jury effectively has found the charge has no legal merit.

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A multi-vehicle accident closed Highway 169 in Dewey-Humboldt early Wednesday morning leaving one person dead and another seriously injured.

By The Daily Courier May 28, 2020
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The dry season is upon the quad-city area and with that, Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority (CAFMA) and the Prescott Fire Department (PFD) will be implementing Stage II fire restrictions at 8 a.m. Wednesday, June 3.

By Aaron Valdez May 28, 2020
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With a possible lawsuit looming, Gov. Doug Ducey on Wednesday, May 27, finally let go of some of the federal cash he got for local communities, including money for Prescott, Prescott Valley and Chino Valley.

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In an otherwise gloomy budget year, the City of Prescott is dealing with at least one positive element: Its annual required payment to the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System (PSPRS) is going down, not up.

By Cindy Barks May 27, 2020
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A wildfire was reported Wednesday afternoon, May 27, near a ranch located north of Congress.

May 27, 2020
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In the course of two weeks, Bradshaw Mountain High School was the target of burglars and vandals who in one case damaged a classroom and in a second incident spray painted some “high value” equipment in another classroom, according to the Prescott Valley Police Department.

May 27, 2020
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Bradshaw Mountain High School science teacher Glenn Grovenstein and his wife, Darcy, were just finishing a Disney World spring break vacation when the COVID-19 outbreak forced the world-renowned theme park to close.

By Nanci Hutson May 27, 2020
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Prescott Valley’s tentative budget up for council approval May 28
Public hearing for proposed $119.6M budget may be June 25 in PV

Adopting and scheduling a public hearing for Prescott Valley’s tentative/final fiscal year 2020-2021 budget headlines the Town Council’s regular-meeting agenda at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 28, in the public library’s auditorium, 7401 E. Skoog Blvd.

By Doug Cook May 27, 2020
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Ongoing construction work related to the new passenger terminal at the Prescott Regional Airport will cause the closure of a portion of Janine Drive from May 28 to Aug. 1, as construction crews work on the new access road.

May 27, 2020
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Two drive-in movies slated for 7:45 p.m. this Friday, May 29, and June 5, respectively, at the Findlay Toyota Center parking lot, 3201 N. Main St., are still a go, Prescott Valley Mayor Kell Palguta said Wednesday.

By Doug Cook May 27, 2020
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With the development of new technology over the past couple of decades, teachers now can do something they’ve never done before: bring onscreen lectures into their students’ homes. Arizona classrooms have begun using this teaching method to flip traditional homework and in-class lectures.

By VELVET WAHL, Cronkite News May 27, 2020
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A Phoenix-based company that was eyeing the Little Colorado River for power generation is floating a new proposal that would rely on groundwater rather than surface water to make electricity.

By Associated Press May 27, 2020
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One Mexican gray wolf died after being caught in a trap in April and another was found dead in the wild, bringing the total to more than a dozen of the endangered predators that died in the first four months of the year in New Mexico and Arizona.

By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press May 27, 2020
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The coronavirus (COVID-19) count in Yavapai County has reached 292 positive cases and five deaths, as of Wednesday morning, May 27, according to Yavapai County Community Health Services.

By The Daily Courier May 27, 2020
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For much of the early summer, the 2,250 to 2,500 drivers who use Prescott’s Smoke Tree Lane each day will be dealing with street closures and detours.

By Cindy Barks May 26, 2020
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State senators finally pulled the plug Tuesday, May 26, on the legislative session, leaving unresolved the question of whether businesses should get special protection from COVID-19 lawsuits.

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The owner of a mobile home escaped an early-morning fire Tuesday, May 26, that consumed about half the double-roof property in the 2300 block of North Navajo Trail in Chino Valley, leaving it a total loss.

By Nanci Hutson May 26, 2020
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Within 10 days of applying for a federal Paycheck Protection Program loan in April, the Prescott Brewing Company received a payment of just over $400,000.

By Cindy Barks May 26, 2020
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Another 24,723 Arizonans filed first-time claims for unemployment benefits this past week.

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These are AZ’s children: A committed athlete who excels in wrestling, football and track, Jaquan’s love of sports is matched only by his love of music.

May 26, 2020

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