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Drug Smugglers Apprehended By Border Patrol

U.S Border Patrol agents arrested eight persons this past week.  Officials say the seven drug smugglers and a convicted rapist were caught in the Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge on Wednesday night.  When caught, the smugglers were in possession of 337 pounds of marijuana located in several backpacks – valued at over $168,000.  Also on Thursday, agents arrested a man ... Read More »

Air Show Cancelled At Luke AFB

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Luke Air Force Base officials have canceled their March air show, citing the possibility of steep federal financial cuts. Base officials say they do not want to waste taxpayer dollars with the threat of a deal not being reached on the massive, across-the-board spending cuts.  The base's dual open house and air show was scheduled for March 16th and 17th.  ... Read More »

Napolitano To Meet With Team Over AZ Border Security

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U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano will be in southern Arizona this week to see security operations at the border.  The former Arizona governor will be joined Tuesday in Nogales by U.S. Customs and Border Protection Deputy Commissioner David Aguilar and U.S. Senator Tom Carper of Delaware.  Carper is the incoming chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, ... Read More »

Nominations Open For Prescott City Council Seats

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No candidates have officially signed up to run for four open City Council seats in Prescott even though nominating packets have been available to prospective candidates for about four weeks.  Officials say only one person has picked up a nominating packet from her office and that person is not yet an official candidate because she has not submitted the required ... Read More »

Matadors Win Final Home Game Of The Regular Season

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The Arizona Western College Matadors won in their final regular season game at the House on Saturday beating Phoenix College 67-to-56.  Carlos Perez led the way with 20 points and Marvin Whitt and Darien Walker each added eleven.  The Lady Matadors meanwhile edged Phoenix College 58-to-56 Saturday.  Samantha Wallace scored 28 and Imari Lyons added 16.  Both teams play Tuesday ... Read More »

Los Angeles Lakers Owner Dies

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Jerry Buss the owner of the Los Angeles Lakers has died.  He was 79.  Buss was suffering from “an undisclosed form of cancer,” CBS2 (KCBS) News in Los Angeles had previously confirmed. The immediate cause of death is Kidney Failure. Read More »

Yuma Man Apprehended After Pointing Gun At Officer

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The Yuma Police Department says they are looking into an incident in which a weapon was fired.  Police say they responded to a report of shots being fired on Thursday morning in the 22-hundred block of South Avenue “A”.  When police arrived, police say there was a disturbance going on between four male subjects in the roadway.  When they saw ... Read More »

Infant Body Found At Recycling Plant

Workers at the Somerton Recycling Plant made a grisly discovery on Thursday.  Police say workers discovered the body of an infant as they were going through different recyclables at the plant.  KYMA TV says they are withholding information about the infant pending an autopsy report.   Anyone with information is urged to contact police at 928-722-7357. Read More »

Valley View Medical Center To Hold Job Fair

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A northwest Arizona hospital is holding a job fair today and Saturday.  Valley View Medical Center is recruiting experienced nurses and other clinical positions.  Some jobs in the hospital will include a $10,000 sign on bonus.  Valley View is located in Bullhead City, about 95 miles southeast of Las Vegas, Nevada.  The job fair will be held today from 9am ... Read More »

CenturyLink Workers Move Closer To A Strike

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Union leaders representing CenturyLink workers in 13 states including Arizona and the Yuma area, have moved closer to allowing a strike, but contract talks with the telecommunications company are continuing.  The Communication Workers of America said Thursday that the executive board authorized the union's president to set a strike date, which would be the final step in going on strike.  ... Read More »

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