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Sedona Film Festival hosts Mary Tyler Moore reunion

Ed Asner gives Cloris Leachman a hug on stage at the 23rd Sedona Film festival on Friday night for a special Mary Tyler Moore reunion that included Valerie Harper.

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Supervisors approve mobile food unit proposal

Text amendment gives hot dog stands, taco trucks leeway to operate

Wednesday, the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to approve the text amendment to the zoning ordinance and to add language regarding the allowance of mobile food units in Yavapai County.

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I-40 pavement sensors help identify, address ice

Technology helps keep drivers safe during winter

FLAGSTAFF – Sensors installed at three I-40 locations west of Flagstaff are helping the Arizona Department of Transportation forecast the likelihood of ice forming and respond accordingly.

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I-17 closed for 10 hours following carjacking, shooting, head-on crash

A carjacking suspect in a stolen vehicle fired at pursuing law enforcement vehicles along I-17 Sunday morning before colliding head-on into a commercial vehicle.

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Prescott National Forest looking for volunteers for Verde Valley trail crew

Wednesdays beginning March 1, the Prescott National Forest Trails and Wilderness program will commission volunteers to perform trail work in the Verde Valley.

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Supervisors to take up food truck ordinance for Yavapai County

COTTONWOOD – The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors will meet Feb. 15 in Cottonwood to discuss multiple topics, including a text amendment to the zoning ordinances regarding the allowance of mobile food units in the county.

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Two ADOT snowplows damaged by vehicles in January storms

Three Arizona Department of Transportation employees working to keep highways open in recent storms avoided serious injury when vehicles struck two ADOT snowplows in separate crashes

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Annual bald eagle event set for Flagstaff

Arizona is visited by over 200 bald eagles during the winter.

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Community cleanup set for Black Canyon City

The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors, working with the Public Works Department, is announcing a community cleanup in Black Canyon City.

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Yavapai County Education Foundation renews efforts to attract, retain teachers

Attracting and retaining teachers is at the root of the Yavapai County Education Foundation’s efforts.

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Three years to find funds for county jail

In the first round of budget talks, Yavapai County Supervisors once again looked at the county Jail District, the need for a jail on the Prescott side of the mountain, and how to pay for it at their budget retreat Jan. 25.

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Safety first when driving on winter roads in Northern Arizona

Northern Arizona roads are very icy at this time and schools are either on a two hour delay or have been cancelled, please check with your local school districts.

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Masseur accused of sexual abuse appears for hearing out of custody

Aaron Frank Orrico appeared out of custody for a case management hearing Monday before Judge Michael R. Bluff at Yavapai Superior Court in Camp Verde.

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Rabid bobcat put down after attacking four people in Sedona

SEDONA – A bobcat attacked four people in separate incidents in the Sedona area on Thursday, Jan. 12, according to the Arizona Game and Fish Department.

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Not all sex offenders are deemed equal

In Arizona, sex offenders are assigned to a notification risk level ranging from a low of 1 to a high of 3.

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Verde Canyon Railroad safety program partners with VVFD

The Verde Valley Fire District (VVFD) recently spent many hours on a locomotive with the professional crew of Verde Canyon Railroad (VCRR) to enhance their Emergency Response Plan.

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Three people rescued from floodwaters (with video)

For the second time in three weeks, the Copper Canyon Fire and Medical Authority, along with the Sedona Fire and Verde Valley Fire Departments, rescued motorists attempting low-water crossings in flooded rivers.

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Criminals’ possessions benefit local police

RICO funds pay for equipment, save tax dollars

PRESCOTT — Yavapai County Sheriff Scott Mascher routinely tells people that the YCSO helicopter, Rescue-1, is operated at no cost to the taxpayers.

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Hundreds of sober living homes in Prescott face new regulations

PRESCOTT -- Their three-bedroom house in Prescott is nearly empty: a blank slate for three young men looking to start over. At night, they work restaurant jobs. During the day, they sit on the front porch, smoke cigarettes and try to resist a relapse.

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Appeals Court rejects lawsuit over Hotshot firefighter death

PHOENIX -- The mother of one of the firefighters killed in the Yarnell Hill blaze has no right to sue the state for her son’s death, the state Court of Appeals ruled Friday.

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YC Verde biology study group unites hearts and minds to succeed

On Day one of General Biology (BIO 181) class at Yavapai College’s Verde campus, students took their seats with trepidation. Their collective fear: Would this be the class that dashed their healthcare career dreams?

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*Update* - Flash flood advisory issued for Yavapai County

The National Weather Service in Flagstaff has issued a flood advisory for Yavapai County until 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 23.

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I-17 lane reduction near Cordes Junction to last through Saturday for bridge repair

CORDES JUNCTION – Southbound i-17 will be reduced to one lane until Saturday at Orme Road, between SR 169 and Sr69, as crews make critically needed repairs at the bridge, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

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I-17 lane reduction near Cordes Junction to last through Saturday for emergency bridge repair

CORDES JUNCTION – Southbound i-17 will be reduced to one lane until Saturday at Orme Road, between SR 169 and Sr69, as crews make critically needed repairs at the bridge, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

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Confirmed: Photographed jaguar new to Arizona

New visitor 130 miles away from breeding population

PHOENIX — Scientists at the Arizona Game and Fish Department completed an independent analyses of trail cam photos of a jaguar in the Huachuca Mountains and confirmed that the animal has not been seen previously in Arizona.

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