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  1. Solar Wind Energy Tower, Inc. Moves Tower Projects Forward in Mexico and ArizonaRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | World News Report

    ... 600 acres of land within the City of San Luis, Arizona for the First Tower site, which was later recorded in Yuma County, Arizona. On April 23, 2014, the City Council of San Luis, Arizona approved moving forward with a "Development and Protected ...

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  2. Arizona expands citrus psyllid quarantineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Packer

    The Arizona Department of Agriculture has quarantined two new parts of the state because of Asian citrus psyllid and has warned residents about shipping citrus fruit and citrus trees. The state expanded an existing quarantine around Yuma in Yuma County into western Pima County because of increased detections of the pest, according to a news release.

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  3. Yuma reeling after accidental shooting death of high school studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Brush News-Tribune

    ... "People are pretty confused about how they are supposed to act, how they are supposed to feel," Chad Day, the Yuma County sheriff, told The Denver Post on Tuesday from the high school, where he was helping community members mourn. "It's very common ...

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  4. Yuma reeling after accidental shooting death of high school studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Brush News-Tribune

    ... "People are pretty confused about how they are supposed to act, how they are supposed to feel," Chad Day, the Yuma County sheriff, told The Denver Post on Tuesday from the high school, where he was helping community members mourn. "It's very common ...

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  5. Yuma reeling after accidental shooting death of high school studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | LongmontFYI

    ... "People are pretty confused about how they are supposed to act, how they are supposed to feel," Chad Day, the Yuma County sheriff, told The Denver Post from the high school on Tuesday where he was helping community members mourn. "It's very common ...

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  6. Yuma High School student, 16, killed in apparent accidental shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Brush News-Tribune

    ... was killed just south of school grounds as he sat in a vehicle with three others during his lunch hour, the Yuma County Sheriff's Office said in a news release. Sheriff Chad Day told 7News the gun was in the back seat of the car and was being moved ...

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  7. BioEnergy BytesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Domestic Fuel

    ... projects. POWER magazine has announced its list of Top Renewable Plants for 2014: Agua Caliente Solar Project, Yuma County, Arizona; Ashta Hydropower Plant, Shkoder, Albania; Hometown BioEnergy, Le Sueur, Minnesota; London Array Offshore Wind Farm, ...

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  8. Mohave supervisors pick contract option for administratorRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | The Kingman Daily Miner

    ... county managers in Arizona that showed his salary would be in line with other counties of similar population. Yuma County (pop. 195,751) pays $173,349; Yavapai County (pop. 211,033) pays $158,458; and Coconino County (pop. 134,421) pays $163,000. ...

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  9. North Dakota man dies in aircraft crash in ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The pilot of a crop duster that crashed in an open field near Somerton and burst into flames has been identified. The Yuma County Sheriff's Office says 55-year-old Michael Alan Kratz of North Dakota died Sunday.

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  10. Yuma student dead after shooting near schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Journal-Advocate

    ... school grounds, south of the high school on South Albany, and is still under investigation. In the release, the Yuma County Sheriff's Office calls the scene secure. The school is not on lockdown, and Local law enforcement report no threat to ...

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  11. Suspect sought in armed robbery at Yuma WalgreensRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | KTVK Phoenix

    ... are asking for the public's help to identify a suspect in an armed robbery at a Walgreens in Yuma. The Yuma County Sheriff's Office responded to an armed robbery at the Walgreens located at Fortuna Road and 35th Place at approximately 5:45 p.m. ...

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  12. POWER Magazine Announces Award-Winning Renewable PlantsRead the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | KXVO

    Agua Caliente Solar Project, Yuma County, Arizona This desert solar photovoltaic plant is noteworthy not just because it holds the current title for largest PV plant in the world but also for its impressive capacity factor and advanced control system. Ashta Hydropower Plant, Shkoder, Albania Although new large-scale hydropower projects are becoming rarer and often face considerable opposition on environmental grounds, carefully sited small-scale hydro projects like this one, which uses a modular turbine technology, can result in net environmental benefits.

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  13. Bookstore's Challenge Halts Enforcement of Revenge Porn LawRead the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | Courthouse News Service

    ... the disclosure." Violators faced up to 3 years and 9 months in prison. All of Arizona's county attorneys except Yuma County have agreed not to prosecute until the Legislature has heard potential amendments to the law. The Yuma County attorney is ...

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  14. Pilot killed in crop duster crash near YumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | KTVK Phoenix

    A pilot was killed when a crop dusting-aircraft crashed south of Yuma early Sunday morning. Deputies with the Yuma County Sheriff's Office located the aircraft fully engulfed in flames in an open field in the area of County 18 1/2 Street and Avenue D 1/2 in Somerton.

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  15. Police: Man in helmet commits Yuma armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | The Arizona Republic

    Police: Man in helmet commits Yuma armed robbery The Yuma County Sheriff's Office responded to an armed robbery at a Walgreens in Yuma Sunday night. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1y1tjQC The Yuma County Sheriff's Office responded to an armed robbery at a Walgreens in Yuma Sunday night, officials said.

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  16. YCSO: 1 killed in crop duster crash near YumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | ABC15.com

    Yuma County Sheriff's spokesman Alfonso Zavala said deputies responded to the call of a downed aircraft near 18 1/2 Street and Avenue D 1/2 in Somerton around 1:20 a.m.

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  17. Border Patrol agents seize 944 pounds of marijuana, arrest 14Read the original story

    Friday Nov 28 | Palo Verde Valley Times

    ... pocket and in the center console of the vehicle. Agents turned the driver and methamphetamines over to the Yuma County Sheriff's Office. On the same day, agents patrolling near Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge located and arrested five ...

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  18. Man accused of causing a disruption at Yuma schoolRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... School officials called 911 and placed the school into lockdown. Hernandez was arrested and booked into the Yuma County Detention Center for suspicion of disruption of an educational facility and refusal to obey a lawful order. The school then ...

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  19. Son of Yuma shooting suspect to get new trial dateRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2014 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... prosecution. Cortes' attorney, WM. Michael Smith, says he has a trial in a drug case starting the same day. Yuma County prosecutors say they want to proceed with the drug case first since it's older than Cortes' case. A new date for Cortes will be ...

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  20. Former state legislator from Yuma dies at age 93Read the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    YUMA, Ariz. - A former longtime state legislator from Yuma has died. Family members say Jones Osborn died on Nov. 6 at his Yuma home at age 93. He served Yuma and La Paz counties as a Democrat in the state Legislature from 1971 to 1991.

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