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Man Dead After Car Accident

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One man is dead after the driver of a car hit him in Yuma. This happened before midnight Saturday night on Highway 95 near Avenue 3E. A Yuma County Sheriff’s official says the man was wearing dark clothes. He walked onto the street and that is when the driver hit him. Our television partner KYMATV says medics pronounced the pedestrian ... Read More »

Judge Bans Media And Public From Jodi Arias Hearings

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For months, Jodi Arias was a television staple and practically every minute of her murder trial was broadcast live. But Arias has vanished from view since her trial ended in May, and the judge has done a complete about face. She has shut the media and public out of nearly every hearing in the case and drawn complaints from First ... Read More »

Participating Agencies Celebrate Having All Area First Responders Hooked Up To Yuma Regional Communications System

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Participating agencies in the Yuma Regional Communications System gathered recently in Yuma City Hall to mark the occasion of all area first responders being hooked up to the award-winning system.   The Cocopah and Quechan tribes went live on the New World data system. With that, all local and tribal agencies operating within Yuma County are now integrated into the ... Read More »

AARP Advises Seniors To Watch Out For Scam Artists During The Gift-giving Holiday

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Millions of Americans will venture out to big and small retailers in search of the best deals on items for their holiday gift-giving, and experts advise them to have the same diligence when it comes to picking a charity. According to AARP, older Americans are more likely to receive charitable solicitations than any other group, and not all requests are ... Read More »

Charity Groups Create “Giving Tuesday”

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Merchants report sales up 2.3% compared with last year, in the holiday buying frenzy of Thanksgiving Thursday and Black Friday – and today is Cyber Monday, known for online shopping. So, charitable groups are hoping there is some time and money left for a different focus. "Giving Tuesday" is this Tuesday. It began last year as an antidote to the ... Read More »

Board Of Supervisors Meeting

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The Yuma County Board of Supervisors will meet this morning at 9am at the County Offices in downtown Yuma. Items on the agenda include the award of a Uniform Rental and Laundry Services Contract to G&K Services through 2017. Also, the board will authorize the County Administrator to negotiate and enter into a contract with Global Logistics Development Partnership. If ... Read More »

Female Skydivers Attempt World Record


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Dozens of female skydivers gathered in Arizona on Saturday as they attempted to break the world record for an all-female mass-formation jump. The spokeswoman for the U.S. Parachute Association, Nancy Koreen, says a total of 63 women made up the formation, all of them flying upside down with their heads down. The previous record was a 41-woman formation. They began ... Read More »

Tucson Medical Center Mega Raffle

Tucson Medical Center is Southern Arizona’s nonprofit community hospital with a mission to improve the health and well-being of the entire community. The Tucson Medical Center (TMC) Mega Raffle is an opportunity for the public to participate in generating new funds for Tucson Medical Center by purchasing tickets that could win a prize.  TMC Mega Raffle is not a philanthropic ... Read More »

Pet of the Week

    Meet Isa! August is almost over, which only means one thing; there's only one week left of our Adopt-a-Bull special! Don't panic if you haven't found a precious pittie yet because we have an adore-a-bull one to show you. Isa, a one and a half year old American Pit Bull Terrier, is our Pet of the Week. She ... Read More »

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