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Mogollon Rim To Perform This Weekend


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An Arizona musical group is slated to perform this weekend. Mogollon Rim will perform in an outdoor concert at the Quartermaster’s Depot Saturday night.   Gates open at 6pm and the concert starts at 7pm. Tickets are on sale at the Visitor Information Center, 201 North Fourth Avenue in Yuma or at the door. For more info visit their website ... Read More »

City Of Wellton Gets Interim Police Chief

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After several months, the city of Wellton has an interim police chief. The Yuma Sun is reporting that Cannon Ball was appointed recently. This is in light of some controversies that have embroiled the town of Wellton. A recall effort is underway for Mayor James Meermer. The recall effort is led by Matt Brooks, who was the Wellton Police Department ... Read More »

Kansas And Arizona Ask Courts To Modify Voter Registration Forms To Enforce Proof Of Citizenship Laws

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Kansas and Arizona are asking a court to force a federal agency to quickly modify voter registration forms so the states can fully enforce proof of citizenship laws for all new voters. The two states filed a request Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Kansas for a preliminary injunction in a lawsuit they filed against the federal Election Assistance Commission ... Read More »

Time Warner Cable Moves Some Analog Channels Into Digital Lineup


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The City of Yuma’s government cable television channels may be in a different place for some Time Warner Cable customers. Time Warner has moved a number of analog channels into their digital lineup. All Public, Education and Government channels fall into this category, including the City’s channels, 72 and 73. The effect of this change means that channel 73 may ... Read More »

Eight, Arizona PBS Presented With Emmy Awards

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Judges in the 36th annual Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards presented Eight, Arizona PBS with four prestigious gold Emmy statuettes at the 2013 Rocky Mountain Emmy Gala for its excellence in television programming. The Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of NATAS honors the best television professionals from all disciplines of the industry, serving as the common meeting ground for individuals dedicated to advancing ... Read More »

AWC Hosting Majors Fair

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Representatives from Arizona Western College’s academic and technical programs will be providing information on the college’s many majors at the AWC Majors Fair to be held on Wednesday, November 6th from 9am to 1pm in the Schoening Conference Center on campus. AWC student services departments will be on hand to talk about admissions and registration, financial aid, career and advisement ... Read More »

Two Suspects Charged In Strip Club Robbery

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Two of four suspects charged in connection with an armed robbery at a strip club this summer were in court Tuesday morning. Our television partner KYMATV says Judge Stephen J. Rouff sentenced 24-year old Dante Hubbard for his role in the attempted robbery at the Stiletto’s Gentleman’s Club in August. Hubbard stood before the judge for a probation violation hearing. ... Read More »

Killer Of Teenage Girl Found Dead Of Apparent Suicide

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A state prison inmate serving a life sentence for the 2007 killing of a 17-year old girl has died in what the Department of Corrections calls an apparent suicide. The department says 22-year old Todd Hoke died Monday at the Eyman prison complex in Florence. Hoke had pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the killing of Amber LeAnn Hess after ... Read More »

Arizona Supreme Court To Rule On Death Row Inmate’s Appeal


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The Arizona Supreme Court today will rule on a death row inmate's appeal of his convictions and sentences.   Stephen Reeves was sentenced to death after being convicted in Maricopa County Superior Court for the June 2007 killing of Norma Contreras at the business where she worked. Reeves took Contreras' car keys, cellphone, and wallet but was arrested within minutes ... Read More »

Advocates Concerned With Privacy Planning March This Weekend In DC


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Revelations by leakers Julian Assange and Edward Snowden have shown U.S. government agencies such as the NSA may have violated Americans’ right to privacy, according to advocates planning a protest march and rally in Washington, DC, this weekend. Adwoa Masozi of the Bill of Rights Defense League points out that as far back as the 1920s, the government was spying ... Read More »

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