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Crime & Courts see more>

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No sign of stolen Bank of America money after five years

Have you ever kept a secret for five years? The burglar or burglars who took $350,000 from the Cottonwood Bank of America Bank have.

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Camp Verde Marshal’s Office reports 28% fewer service calls in 2020

The Camp Verde Marshal’s Office cannot say why the department received about 28% fewer service calls in 2020 than in 2019.

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No sign of plane stolen from Cottonwood Airport

Police are still on the lookout for a red and white airplane plucked from the Cottonwood Airport on New Year’s Eve.

Reader Poll:

Have you already made your first purchase of legal recreational marijuana?

  • Yes 24%
  • No 76%

45 total votes

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Sports see more>

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Cactus League asks MLB to delay start of spring training

The Cactus League has asked Major League Baseball (MLB) to delay the start of spring training in Arizona due to high COVID-19 infection rates in Maricopa County.

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Marauder wrestlers show depth in 55-15 win over Prescott

Saturday, Mingus Union's wrestlers looked solid across most weight classes in their 55-15 dual win over the Prescott Badgers.

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Marauders get late goals to win opener

Without its full lineup and in windy, cool conditions, the Mingus Union boys soccer team still looked like a veteran group Friday.

Odd & Unusual see more>

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Cheers! French wine, vines headed home after year in space

The International Space Station bid adieu Tuesday to 12 bottles of French Bordeaux wine and hundreds of snippets of grapevines that spent a year orbiting the world in the name of science.

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Australia to kill pigeon that crossed Pacific from Oregon

g> A racing pigeon has survived an extraordinary 8,000-mile Pacific Ocean crossing from the United States to find a new home in Australia. Now authorities consider the bird a quarantine risk and plan to kill it.

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Betting on aerial drone races; 'The sky is now the limit'

In the “gamblers will bet on absolutely anything” category, here’s a new one: A major sports book is taking bets on aerial drone races.

Reader Poll:

Have you already made your first purchase of legal recreational marijuana?

  • Yes 24%
  • No 76%

45 total votes

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Obituaries see more>

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Obituary: Linda Louise Martinez, 1963-2020

In Loving Memory, Linda Louise Martinez (Jung) Our beloved wife, mother, NeeNee, sister, aunt and friend, Linda Louise Martinez (Jung) passed away peacefully at her home, surrounded by family, after an exceptionally courageous 5 year battle with ovarian cancer.

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Obituary: Anna Rebecca Floyd, 1939-2020

Anna Rebecca (McElroy) Floyd, 81, of Cottonwood, Arizona passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 3, 2020 after a long illness. There has been no memorial service due to Covid restrictions.

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Obituary: James Edwin Hinnen

James (“Jim”) Edwin Hinnen, age 83, passed away on December 10, 2020 in Flagstaff, Arizona.