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Relocation of a Sex Offender

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The Yuma Police Department would like to notify the public of the relocation of a sex offender.  Police say 21-year-old Karl Peterson has relocated to 157 South Fifth Avenue in Yuma.  He is described as standing five-foot, six-inches, weighing 125-pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.  In May 2013, Peterson was convicted of Sexual Abuse in Yuma County Superior Court after ... Read More »

Affordable Care Act and Birth Control

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While many have heard of the high-profile case soon to be heard by the U-S Supreme Court involving the retailer Hobby Lobby, it is less well known that dozens of similar cases are pending nationwide.  100 organizations have filed lawsuits challenging the Affordable Care Act's mandate that employers cover birth control in their health plans. National Organization for Women President Terry ... Read More »

Super Bowl Bid

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An Arizona Senate committee will vote on a bill that would require the state to reimburse the city of Glendale for some public safety expenses following next year's Super Bowl.  House Bill 2547 would require the state to reimburse Arizona cities for up to two-million-dollars of public safety costs for hosting major events.  The 2015 Super Bowl will be played ... Read More »

Bridge Construction in Northwest AZ

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Construction on one of several Virgin River Gorge bridges in the far northwest corner of Arizona starts next week. The Arizona Department of Transportation calls the 27-million-dollar project the largest on its portion of Interstate-15 in 40 years.  Much of the funding comes from a federal grant.  The project includes replacing girders, decks and railings on the bridge and widening the roadway. ... Read More »

Interstate 11 Unveiling

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The governors of Nevada and Arizona are set to meet at the Hoover Dam and unveil a sign marking the proposed Interstate 11.  Arizona Governor Jan Brewer and Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval are scheduled to participate in the ceremony this afternoon.  The two states are linked by U-S Highway 93, but the governors and business leaders dream of laying down a full-fledged interstate ... Read More »

Border Patrol Rescues Pregnant Woman

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Tuesday (18), Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Station rescued a pregnant undocumented alien from the dangerous currents of the All-American Canal.  A concerned citizen waved down a nearby Border Patrol agent and informed him that a woman was in the canal, in distress and needed help.  Two agents responded to the bank of the All-American Canal near ... Read More »

Marijuana Seized by Border Patrol

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Border Patrol agents assigned to Yuma Sector’s Wellton Station seized 237-pounds of marijuana in two separate incidents, Tuesday (18).  Agents of the All-Terrain Vehicle Unit patrolling near Gila Bend were tracking the footprints of a group of suspected illegal aliens when they located three abandoned bundles of marijuana.  The combined weight of the marijuana was 130-pounds worth an estimated 58-thousand-dollars.  ... Read More »

Teen Dance at Yuma Civic Center

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The Yuma Civic Center, in partnership with area high school student councils, announces the return of the once-popular teen dance, with a series of three big events scheduled. The Civic Center will host teen dances this spring and summer on March 28th, June 20th and July 18th.  Each event will take place from 8pm-to-12midnight and will cost five-dollars.  Entry will be ... Read More »

Congressman Paul Gosar Led Efforts to Clean Up Government

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This week, United States Congressman Paul Gosar led a series of legislative efforts to eliminate waste, fraud and abuse within the federal government.  Specifically, Representative Gosar authored and submitted five requests to the Committee on Appropriations for specific language to be included in Fiscal Year 2015 appropriations bills.  Representative Gosar targeted precise areas of waste and abuse that occurred previously and ... Read More »

Spring Cleaning Today

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With spring set to officially arrive today (Thursday 20), many folks across Arizona are in the mood to do some cleaning. With a few simple tips, the process does not need to be so daunting.  Professional organizer Amelia Hatcher says for most people, it just is not realistic to maintain a home in perfect order each day, but they can ... Read More »

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