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  1. Report: Driving drops in Arizona as public transportation ridership growsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Verde Independent

    ... increase in trips per capita from 2005 to 2010, the report said, and the average number of riders per day on Yuma County Area Transit tripled from 2011 to 2014. Comments are not posted immediately. Submissions must adhere to our Use of Service Terms ...

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  2. Sergeant major portrayed in 'Generation Kill' faces child sex chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | MilitaryCity.com

    ... by actor Neal Jones in 'Generation Kill,' a seven-part HBO miniseries about the initial invasion of Iraq. (Yuma County Sheriff's Office) A retired battalion sergeant major who was depicted in the HBO miniseries 'Generation Kill,' was arrested in ...

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  3. Exaggerating Transit Use for Fun and Higher TaxesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Coyote Blog

    ... Transportation Authority recently saw its highest monthly ridership in October 2013. And in Yuma, ridership on Yuma County Area Transit has tripled since 2011. The report suggests that public officials re-allocate their focus and funding, away from ...

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  4. Training to become a licensed child care provider in AugustRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Journal-Advocate

    ... ing through CDHS, Lincoln County Department of Human Services, Logan County Department of Human Services and the Yuma County Department of Human Services.

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  5. Arizona's Wiretapping Rate Among the Nation's HighestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Phoenix New Times

    ... wiretaps came from the federal government in Arizona, while five came from Maricopa County, and three came from Yuma County. Pew also mentions reports that indicate some federal agencies circumvent standard court procedures when setting up wiretaps, ...

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  6. Back Country: The Odyssey of a Field BiologistRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 13 | Daily Kos

    ... graves and the remains of what was once a grand hotel. The natural water tanks of Tanajas Altas to the south in Yuma County were always a goal, but never reached. It was along the vast wilderness through which the Camino del Diablo passes. Many ...

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  7. Intersolar North America Awards Champion of ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Domestic Fuel

    ... a 290 MW project that is currently the largest fully operational PV power plant and covers 2,400 acres in Yuma County, Ariz. First Solar developed, engineered, constructed and operates the system, which was designed to minimize land disturbances and ...

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  8. Utility pays $3.25M in 2011 blackout settlementRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    The North Gila Substation in Yuma County sits behind a chain link fence. Officials said a worker performing maintenance here might have played a role in Thursday's massive blackout.

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  9. Man indicted in 2005 killings of 6 people in YumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | KTVK Phoenix

    ... has been accused of killing six people in Yuma two years earlier. Preston Alton Strong has been indicted by a Yuma County grand jury on six counts of first-degree murder and one count each of robbery and burglary. Police say Adrienne Heredia, 29, ...

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  10. Man indicted in 2005 killings in YumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | ABC15.com

    ... has been accused of killing six people in Yuma two years earlier. Preston Alton Strong has been indicted by a Yuma County grand jury on six counts of first-degree murder and one count each of robbery and burglary. Police say a 29-year-old woman and ...

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  11. Counties get $34.5 million for federal lands, but future payments uncertainRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | Verde Independent

    ... enough federal land to be qualify for PILT funds, ranging from $844,890 in Greenlee County to $3.48 million in Yuma County. "It's good news for my district, which is unique because 95 percent of it is public land, so they really rely on these ...

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  12. PILT money arrives, but funding future still unclearRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2014 | The Kingman Daily Miner

    ... enough federal land to be qualify for PILT funds, ranging from $844,890 in Greenlee County to $3.48 million in Yuma County. "It's good news for my district, which is unique because 95 percent of it is public land, so they really rely on these ...

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  13. State unemployment ticks down to 6.8%Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | The Bugle

    ... -- actually added 600 such jobs in the last month, And Coconino County added 700 in the private sector. But Yuma County private employment dropped by 600, with a loss of 500 jobs in Pima County, 100 in Mohave County and 75 in Cochise County. There ...

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  14. I-40 water project gets $500K grantRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2014 | The Kingman Daily Miner

    ... our state," said Sandra Watson, president of the ACA. Mohave County, the city of Nogales, the city of Globe and Yuma County are all recipients of a portion of that money. The projects include the water system, increasing water capacity to an ...

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  15. Yuma County Intergovernmental Public Transportation AuthorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2011 | Mass Transit

    March 18 is International Bus Driver Appreciation Day, and the Yuma County Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority wants to recognize its 33 contracted bus operators who keep the transit system rolling each day.

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  16. YumaRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2014 | How Stuff Works

    Yuma, Arizona, the seat of Yuma County. It is on the Colorado River at the mouth of the Gila River, about 160 miles southwest of Phoenix.

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  17. Elk Grove man missing in ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... at about 5:30 p.m. Friday. He was last seen going west through the park for an evening walk, according to the Yuma County Sheriff's Office. Most of his family from the Sacramento area have gone to Arizona to help look for Schmeltz. His ...

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  18. 2 suspects arrested in drive-by shootings in YumaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2014 | KTAR

    Yuma police said 21-year-old Eduardo Castro Vargas and 24-year-old Donna Amao both have been booked into the Yuma County Detention Facility.

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  19. Yuma County reports its 1st West Nile case in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2014 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... Police Lieutenant Jeff Inorio. South Tucson Police YUMA, Ariz. (AP) - The first case of West Nile virus in Yuma County during 2014 was found nearly a week ago. The Yuma Sun reports ( http://bit.ly/1jIvFAS ) that the sample of mosquitoes testing ...

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  20. Elk Grove man missing in ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... at about 5:30 p.m. Friday. He was last seen going west through the park for an evening walk, according to the Yuma County Sheriff's Office. Most of his family from the Sacramento area have gone to Arizona to help look for Schmeltz. His ...

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