Yuma County Newswire

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  1. Yuma man killed in rollover accidentRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | Journal-Advocate

    A Yuma man suffered fatal injuries in a Monday morning accident on Yuma County Road 26, east of Y.C.R. J. Danny L. Anderson, 45, was not wearing a seatbelt when, around 6:15 a.m., his 1992 GMC 1500 SLE left the roadway at a high rate of speed, according to the Colorado State Patrol accident blotter.

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  2. Yuma, AZ, Center Of Excellence For Desert Ag LaunchedRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Agri Marketing

    ... $1.1 million of three years to fund the center. Researchers at the center will work together with those from Yuma County Cooperative Extension and from the University of Arizona's Yuma Experiment Station. A search for center director has already ...

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  3. Yuma man killed in rollover accidentRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | Journal-Advocate

    A Yuma man suffered fatal injuries in a Monday morning accident on Yuma County Road 26, east of Y.C.R. J. Danny L. Anderson, 45, was not wearing a seatbelt when, around 6:15 a.m., his 1992 GMC 1500 SLE left the roadway at a high rate of speed, according to the Colorado State Patrol accident blotter.

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  4. Industry forms Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert AgRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | Ag Professional

    ... $1.1 million of three years to fund the center. Researchers at the center will work together with those from Yuma County Cooperative Extension and from the University of Arizona's Yuma Experiment Station. He or she will work with an advisory council ...

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  5. Through Innovative Partnership, 'Hot Shot' Team Tackles Yuma Produce PerilsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | PressReleasePoint

    ... green peach aphids. (Photo by John Palumbo) Agriculture is big business in Arizona, and industry leaders in Yuma County are teaming up with the University of Arizona to arm growers with science and information they need to swiftly tackle threats to ...

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  6. Yuma County Area Transit is Getting Better and Faster Aug. 18Read the original story

    Monday Aug 11 | Mass Transit

    ... 12 minutes Earlier service from Wellton to AWC/NAU/UA on Gold Route 8, plus new on-request service to AWC East Yuma County Center Realignment of Silver Route 9 to travel through Somerton with additional morning trips from South County to AWC/NAU/UA. ...

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  7. Family child care provider pre-licensing trainingRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 9 | Journal-Advocate

    ... They receive funding from Qualistar Early Learning through CDHS, Lincoln County Department of Human Services and Yuma County Department of Human Services. On Aug. 28 and 29 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., the family child care provider pre-licensing class ...

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  8. Toby Farmer Promises to Donate Legislative Salary to Public School...Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 7 | PRWeb

    Today, Buckeye small business owner and Republican candidate for Senate District 13 Toby Farmer promised to donate the proceeds of his entire legislative salary to teachers during his first term if he is elected in the November 2014 election.

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

    Jul 23, 2014 | 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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  10. Sergeant major portrayed in 'Generation Kill' faces child sex chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | 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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  11. Exaggerating Transit Use for Fun and Higher TaxesRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2014 | 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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  12. Training to become a licensed child care provider in AugustRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2014 | 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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  13. Arizona's Wiretapping Rate Among the Nation's HighestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | 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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  14. Back Country: The Odyssey of a Field BiologistRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2014 | 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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  15. Intersolar North America Awards Champion of ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | 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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  16. Utility pays $3.25M in 2011 blackout settlementRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2014 | 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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