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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 »

Motorcyclists To Meet For Hog Rally This Weekend

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Several hundred motorcyclists are expected to converge in Southwest Arizona for the 2013 Arizona Hog Rally this weekend, starting Thursday. Saul LerNa says this is a first for Yuma.   He adds there will be several events in downtown Yuma oriented toward families and events held at Sun Desert Stadium as well. The group is expected to submit their plans ... Read More »

Catfish Rodeo To Be Held This Weekend


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A free fishing event is being hosted by the Yuma Parks and Recreation Department on Saturday. The Catfish Rodeo will be held Saturday morning at the West Wetlands Park. Oscar Chavez says there will be special prizes for ones who bring up specially tagged fish.   The Yuma Optimist Club and the Arizona Game and Fish Department will be on ... Read More »

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