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  1. Dispatchers lauded during Sterling City Council meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Journal-Advocate

    ... including the creation of a department head position. Prior to his new job, he spent 23 years with Washington-Yuma County Combined Communications (WYCOMM). He said emergency telecommunications is his second career, and he took a rather circuitous ...

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  2. Police: Twin toddlers roll into canal, die as mom swats beeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Turret

    ... moving too fast. Police on Tuesday issued a statement detailing how the twins ended up in the canal and said the Yuma County medical examiner determined that the deaths were accidental drownings. He said Keslar managed to get out of the canal, but ...

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  3. Arizona police: Twin toddlers roll into canal, die as mom swats beeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... moving too fast. Police on Tuesday issued a statement detailing how the twins ended up in the canal and said the Yuma County medical examiner determined that the deaths were accidental drownings. He said Keslar managed to get out of the canal, but ...

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  4. Twins dead after mom stops to swat bee, stroller goes into canalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | New York Post

    ... moving too fast. Police on Tuesday issued a statement detailing how the twins ended up in the canal and said the Yuma County medical examiner determined that the deaths were accidental drownings. He said Keslar managed to get out of the canal, but ...

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  5. Twin toddlers roll into canal, die as mom swats beeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... moving too fast. Police on Tuesday issued a statement detailing how the twins ended up in the canal and said the Yuma County medical examiner determined that the deaths were accidental drownings. He said Keslar managed to get out of the canal, but ...

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  6. Police: Twin Toddlers Roll Into Canal And Drown As Mother Swats Away BeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | CBS Local

    ... moving too fast. Police on Tuesday issued a statement detailing how the twins ended up in the canal and said the Yuma County medical examiner determined that the deaths were accidental drownings. He said Keslar managed to get out of the canal, but ...

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  7. Non-profit for new parents, Baby Bear Hugs, celebrating 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Journal-Advocate

    Baby Bear Hugs, a 10-county agency that provides education and support to new parents, is celebrating its 20th year of being a non-profit. The organization's journey actually began in the late 1980s, when visionaries in Yuma County wanted to offer new parents support.

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  8. UA Vet Med Program Looks at NeedsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | PressReleasePoint

    Peder Cuneo, a UA Cooperative Extension veterinarian, teaches a small class of veterinary science majors about calving management. An innovative curriculum, scheduled to launch in 2016, hopes to address rural veterinarian shortages and offer unique practical experience while holding down student costs.

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  9. I-8 closed near Dateland after train and tanker truck crashRead the original story

    Monday Apr 6 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... of Transportation officials say the crash occurred about noon Monday but didn't immediately release any details. Yuma County Sheriff's officials say fire crews are at the scene. Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material ...

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  10. Bill modifying early ballot collection dies in Arizona HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | KTAR

    ... voters in the election process," Meyer said. Shooter previously said in debate the bill stemmed from a case in Yuma County, where someone dropped off about 5,000 early ballot requests minutes before the deadline and about 2,000 were found to be ...

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  11. Bill modifying early ballot collection dies in HouseRead the original story

    Friday Apr 3 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... two early ballots from voters during a -two year election cycle. Shooter says the bill stemmed from a case in Yuma County, where someone dropped off about 5,000 early ballot requests minutes before the deadline and about 2,000 were found to be ...

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  12. Banks School District names three semi-finalists in superintendent searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | OregonLive.com

    ... coached basketball in a number of positions, including one in Arizona where he was named Coach of the Year for Yuma County in 2004. Fritsch, the only candidate from outside Oregon, is the assistant superintendent in Longview. He previously held ...

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  13. Annual child care providers conference slated April 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Journal-Advocate

    ... Childhood Council of Yuma, Washington and Kit Carson Counties, Lincoln County Department of Human Services and Yuma County Department of Human Services. In kind donations have been received from KAPLAN and Colorado Christian University. For more ...

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  14. Woman killed when car overturns, lands upside-down in canalRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    YUMA, Ariz. - Yuma County authorities say alcohol appears to be a factor in the death of a driver whose car ended up upside down and partially submerged in a canal.

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  15. Cecilia Tovar | Movers & Shakers 2015 - Community BuildersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Library Journal

    ... since graduating in 2007. First, she established Spanish-language and bilingual programs at a new branch of the Yuma County District Library, Pima, AZ. Then in 2013 the Santa Monica Public Library (SMPL) brought her on to design, launch, and staff a ...

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  16. Fitch Affirms Yuma Union High School District No. 70, AZ's ULTGOs at 'A+'; Outlook NegativeRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2015 | Business Wire

    ... downward pressure on the rating. The Yuma Union High School District is located in south-western Arizona within Yuma County. District population, 194,655 in 2013 has grown by 23% since 2000. District enrollment is about 10,600, including students in ...

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  17. Border Patrol Agents continue to combat smugglingRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | Sonoran News

    ... transported to the Wellton Border Patrol Station for further processing and the marijuana was turned over to the Yuma County Narcotics Task Force. The Border Patrol's Yuma Sector effectively combats smuggling organizations attempting to illegally ...

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  18. Man arrested for entering U.S. illegally near YumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | KGUN

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection tells KGUN9 that the man claimed to be a U.S. citizen and he crossed illegally due to an outstanding warrant. CBP officers transported the man to the Yuma Border Patrol Station for processing and his paraphernalia was turned over to the Yuma County Sheriff's Office.

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  19. Did Border Patrol tell agents to not stop drunken drivers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | The Arizona Republic

    The Border Patrol has not denied the allegations. And both critics and supporters say the agency's legalistic, bureaucratic responses are feeding the fire by making Border Patrol leaders look like they are more Did Border Patrol tell agents to not stop drunken drivers? The Border Patrol has not denied the allegations.

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  20. New commissioner has close ties to Eastern PlainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Fort Morgan Times

    State Sen. Jerry Sonnenberg, left, and Don Brown, of Yuma after Brown received confirmation at Commissioner of Agriculture from Sonnenberg's Senate Agriculture, Natural Resource and Energy Committee. Brown is a third-generation farmer in Yuma County.

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