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4 hrs ago | The Daily Courier

League of Women Voters takes on money in politics

How does money affect the democratic process? An event at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Prescott, AZ, University of Washington

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Daily Courier

County supervisors to update building codes Tuesday

Then the Yavapai County Planning and Zoning Commission will meeting the following day at the same location at 1015 Fair St. in Prescott.

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Related Topix: Congress, AZ, Prescott, AZ

The Daily Courier

UV Splash a colorful way to help a good cause

Matt Hinshaw/The Daily Courier Participants in Prescott's first UV Splash by Color Dash Saturday night at Watson Lake in Prescott.

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Related Topix: Prescott, AZ, Prescott Valley, AZ

Verde Independent

Prostitution sting nets men seeking underage sex

From left to right, top to bottom, Donald Eden, David Flint, Sean Holden, Michael Metzner, Israel Rodriguez, Isaac Turincio-Villegas, Walter Christoper and Martin Zazueta-Suarez.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prescott Valley, AZ, Camp Verde, AZ, Flagstaff, AZ, Coconino County, AZ

WFIE-TV Evansville

Prescott PD: 'Dark Lord' arrested for burning, urinating on Bible

Eric Minerault was arrested and taken into custody and booked into the Yavapai County Detention Center for unlawful symbol burning, a misdemeanor.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Daily Courier

Labor Day closures

Prescott Newspapers Inc. will be closed Monday, Sept. 1, for Labor Day. If you do not receive your newspaper, call 928-772-1212.

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Related Topix: Prescott Valley, AZ, Chino Valley, AZ, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott College, Mayer, AZ

Fri Aug 29, 2014

News Max

Arizona Man Arrested for Burning, Urinating on Bible

A 22-year-old Arizona man calling himself "Dark Lord" has been arrested for allegedly burning a Bible and urinating on it outside a Christian-oriented homeless shelter in northern Arizona, police said on Friday.

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KTVK Phoenix

8 men arrested in Yavapai County prostitution sting

YAVAPAI COUNTY, Ariz. -- Eight men were arrested in a prostitution sting in Yavapai County this week, according to the sheriff's office.

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Related Topix: Camp Verde, AZ, Black Canyon City, AZ, War Movies, Drama Movies, Homeland Security

The Arizona Republic

8 arrested in Yavapai County child prostitution sting

Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1prv7DE In a two-day operation, the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office joined forces with other law-enforcement agencies to catch buyers of underage prostitutes, according to a sheriff's statement issued Friday.

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Related Topix: Camp Verde, AZ

The Daily Courier

'Skewed' road to be realigned in late 2015

To deal with the current "skewed" configuration at the Willow Creek Road/Highway 89 intersection, the City of Prescott and Yavapai County plan to collaborate on a $6 million realignment of Willow Creek Road.

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Related Topix: Prescott, AZ

Chino Valley Review

Charges not likely to be filed in Wednesday's 89 crash

Charges aren't likely to be filed in Wednesday's head-on collision that sent a Yavapai County Sheriff's Office staffer to the hospital.

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Related Topix: Chino Valley, AZ, Prescott, AZ

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Verde Independent

Commentary: Renewing, increasing Jail District levy will keep taxes down

Having been privileged to serve Yavapai County as the elected sheriff from 1989 to 2005, I saw many changes.

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Related Topix: Prison, Prescott Valley, AZ, Jerome, AZ, Chino Valley, AZ

The Daily Courier

County gets election tallies on state site after glitch

Yavapai County elections officials didn't get election results uploaded to the Arizona Secretary of State's website until 6 a.m. Wednesday because of a computer export problem.

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Chino Valley Review

Floodplain map revisions could mean big insurance hikes

Flood waters from last week's rainfall near Black Canyon City look characteristically like rapids that have ravished the Chino Valley and Paulden areas, for example, in recent years in the Big Chino Wash.

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Related Topix: Black Canyon City, AZ, Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Chino Valley, AZ, Paulden, AZ

Verde Independent

Clarkdale may pursue permanent home rule fix

Clarkdale voters approved the town's home rule option once again Tuesday, but still had 226 votes in favor of cutting the municipal budget by about half, according to unofficial Yavapai County election results.

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Related Topix: Clarkdale, AZ, Cottonwood, AZ

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Daily Courier

YCSO staffer reportedly one of two victims in Highway 89 head-on collision

Prescott Fire Division Chief Don Devendorf said there was one critical injury, in the YCSO vehicle - he was flown to Flagstaff Medical Center with "multisystems failure" - and the other driver was taken by ground ambulance to Yavapai Regional Medical Center.

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Related Topix: Chino Valley, AZ, Prescott, AZ

KTVK Phoenix

Prescott man missing for a week is found dead

Authorities say a Prescott man reporting missing last week has been found dead. Prescott police say the body of 49-year-old Terry Perna was discovered Wednesday afternoon about a quarter mile from where his new car was parked.

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Related Topix: Prescott, AZ

KTVK Phoenix

Horne concedes Republican attorney general primary

Despite technical difficulties in two Arizona counties, Attorney General Tom Horne has conceded the Republican primary.

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Related Topix: Cochise County, AZ

The Daily Courier

Who's holding court? County residents decide

Donna McQuality won the job of Clerk of Court for Yavapai County Tuesday night, beating fellow GOP candidates Wayne Meddaugh and write-in challenger Alex Harris.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jan Brewer, US News

The Daily Courier

Defendant's loss is taxpayers' gain as one lawyer is cut from murder case

Robert W. Wiesner, facing the death penalty in a 2010 murder, has one less attorney after a judge granted public defender John Napper's motion to release attorney Tom Kelly to save taxpayer dollars.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, Seligman, AZ

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