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  1. Body of unidentified woman found in YumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | KTVK Phoenix

    Authorities in Yuma say they are trying to identify a woman whose body has been pulled out of the Colorado River. The Yuma County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a deceased person in the river about 11:30 a.m. Wednesday.

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  2. Body of unidentified woman found in YumaRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... in Yuma say they are trying to identify a woman whose body has been pulled out of the Colorado River. The Yuma County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a deceased person in the river about 11:30 a.m. Wednesday. With the assistance of U.S. ...

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  3. Somerton man killed after being hit by 2 vehiclesRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 7 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... (AP) - Authorities in southwestern Arizona say a man is dead after being struck by two vehicles in Somerton. Yuma County Sheriff's officials on Tuesday identified the victim as 68-year-old Jose Luis Varela Castillo of Somerton. They say he was ...

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  4. Childhood Care and Education Fall Workshops scheduledRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Journal-Advocate

    ... Council of Yuma, Washington and Kit Carson counties, Lincoln County Department of Human Services and the Yuma County Department of Human Services. For more information or for a registration form please contact Sheila Anzlovar or Gail Pallesen at the ...

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  5. Three Ariz. counties rank among worst in man-made environmental hazardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | KTAR

    ... crack the top 50 in the U.S. with the highest prevalence of these man-made hazards. "Pinal was at number 10, Yuma County was at number 33, and then Maricopa was at number 37," said Daren Blomquist, vice president at RealtyTrac. Blomquist said part ...

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  6. Mexican man held in Yuma jail on drug charge diesRead the original story

    Monday Sep 22 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... Authorities say it appears to be a suicide, but the case remains open pending autopsy results. Officers at the Yuma County Detention Center say 28-year-old Jose Ramos-Aburto was found dead in his cell around 10:15 a.m. Sunday. They say it appears ...

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  7. Good enough for White House, but not southern border?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Washington Times

    ... to scale back a years-old program that once guaranteed jail time for illegal aliens detained at the border. The Yuma County sheriff told Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake, Arizona Republicans, that the federales are no longer going after so-called ...

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  8. Repealing Common Core standards would take timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | The Arizona Republic

    ... dunk for the next governor. Two of the new members must be from a specific constituency. Thomas Tyree is the Yuma County school superintendent and his replacement must be another county superintendent. Ann Hart is the president of the University of ...

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  9. Become a licensed child care providerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Journal-Advocate

    ... the Rural Communities Resource Center in Yuma. This two-day training costs $85. There are grants for Lincoln and Yuma County residents to help pay for this training and other costs associated with obtaining a family child care license. This training ...

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  10. Anson ranks 19th among top U.S. farming countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Anson Record

    ... the same measures used in other industries: profitability, financial efficiency, and growth." The study ranked Yuma County, Ariz., as the top county in the nation for agriculture. Of North Carolina's 100 counties, only Bladen and Hertford counties ...

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  11. Anson ranks 19th among top U.S. farming countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Anson Record

    ... the same measures used in other industries: profitability, financial efficiency, and growth." The study ranked Yuma County, Ariz., as the top county in the nation for agriculture. Of North Carolina's 100 counties, only Bladen and Hertford counties ...

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  12. DOJ Plans To End Successful Border Control Program, Senators Wonder WhyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | The Daily Caller

    According to the sheriff of Yuma County, Arizona, The Department of Justice is set to end a program called "Operation Streamline" which prosecutes first-time illegal border crossers, and U.S. Senators Jeff Flake and John McCain are wondering why. Sheriff Leon Wilmot brought the DOJ's plan to Flake's attention in a letter last month .

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  13. Photographer honors father - a police officer and dog-lover - with badges for Prescott K9sRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | The Daily Courier

    ... She saw an opportunity to honor her late father, Ron Vogt, who was a police officer for the City of Yuma and a Yuma County sheriff's deputy, by supplying badges for the K9s. A dog-lover, Vogt "carried Milk Bones at all times" while on patrol, she ...

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  14. Yuma man killed in rollover accidentRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | 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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  15. Yuma, AZ, Center Of Excellence For Desert Ag LaunchedRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2014 | 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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  16. Yuma man killed in rollover accidentRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | 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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  17. Industry forms Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert AgRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2014 | 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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  18. Through Innovative Partnership, 'Hot Shot' Team Tackles Yuma Produce PerilsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | 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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  19. Yuma County Area Transit is Getting Better and Faster Aug. 18Read the original story

    Aug 11, 2014 | 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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  20. Family child care provider pre-licensing trainingRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2014 | 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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