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The Marcus J. Lawrence Memorial Hospital building became a senior citizens' home.

By Glenda Farley March 31, 2020
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The Verde Independent asked 84-year-old Ben Taylor, a licensed professional counselor in the Verde Valley since 1991, about the stress people are suffering during the COVID-19 crisis.

By Vyto Starinskas March 31, 2020
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The parking lot was full on Sunday morning at Clarkdale Baptist Church, which may not seem unusual, except that all of the cars were also full.

March 30, 2020
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One year before the new smelter at Clarkdale began operations and four years before the new smelter at Verde/Clemenceau began filling the skies with smoke, farms, orchards, and vineyards were thriving. Irrigation water from artesian wells drilled after 1911 and ditch development brought agricultural prosperity to valley farmers who sold what they produced to the residents of the mining and smelter towns.

March 27, 2020
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Wine drinkers may soon be able to reach for that Verde Valley vintage, if local wineries and vineyards have their way.

By MacKinley Lutes-Adlhoch Cronkite News March 16, 2020
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In 2019, Clear Creek flooded on February 14. This year, it's March 14. The crossing on Verde Lakes Drive is, once again, not only flooded but torn up by the raging creek. Will the road be fixed in time for the monsoons? Only time will tell.

By Melissa Bowersock March 16, 2020
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The proposed dam was expected to be built until the stock market crashed during October.

By Glenda Farley March 13, 2020
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These are Arizona’s children: A thoughtful and affectionate boy, Elijah is a good friend who likes to make people laugh.

March 10, 2020
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Incorporated Clarkdale old town area of 1.95 square miles, more than doubled in size with the addition of 2.31 square miles mostly owned by Clarkdale Realty, Inc.

By Glenda Farley March 9, 2020
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These are Arizona’s children: Jenna is on her way to an exciting future and would benefit from a forever family that can help cultivate her bright mind and kind heart.

March 7, 2020
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Camp Taylor will be rehabilitated for over-night camping.

By Glenda Farley March 5, 2020
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Danny loves being social and is always looking for ways to entertain himself.

March 5, 2020
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In addition to the new building, a nearby building was remodeled for high school students.

By Glenda Farley March 4, 2020
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You often address me “Miss Fit-Fit” – stemming directly from the name of my business, the Be Fit Fit Studio in the Village of Oak Creek. When my clients see a doctor (or just complain to their significant other), they would often report back to me that they shared with the doctor/partner/friend what “Miss Fit-Fit” does to them during their training/torture sessions with me.

By Magdalena Romanska March 3, 2020
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Get to know these sisters and other adoptable children at the childrensheartgallery.org.

March 3, 2020
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Teenagers who are 15 count the days until they hit 16 – the blessed (and dreaded) day of driving. Young people actually hold their breath until they turn 18, believing that being “legal” will transform them.

By Judy Bluhm February 29, 2020
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These are Arizona’’s children: Dylan is a fun-loving kid with a great smile. Get to know Dylan and other adoptable children at the childrensheartgallery.org.

February 29, 2020
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Emily is a fun-loving, sweet, mischievous, young lady. Get to know her and other adoptable children at the childrensheartgallery.org.

February 27, 2020
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Phoenix Cement Company began operations during 1959 and will begin an expansion plan during the fall of 1960 which includes the addition of another rotary kiln.

By Glenda Farley February 26, 2020
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These are Arizona’s children: Daniel is always willing to lend a helpful hand, whether at home or in the classroom.

February 25, 2020
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It's the time of year again, the short period when the Mason Ditch shuts down for maintenance.

By Denise Domning February 25, 2020
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Investigation by ASU student journalists reveals shootings across nation by little-known ICE unit
Howard Center reporters reviewed Homeland Security records, sought expert analysis

After a shootout in a Phoenix suburb involving federal agents of Homeland Security Investigations, a team of student reporters at the Howard Center for Investigative Journalism began examining use of force by federal law enforcement.

By Staff of Howard Center for Investigative Journalism February 24, 2020
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"Mountain Dew" collected recently ate its way through the sides of the jug. "White Mule" exploded with enough force to imbed glass in the office furniture.

By Glenda Farley February 24, 2020
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My broom failed me. It would not stand up.

February 22, 2020
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Davoshin is an intelligent and athletic girl who enjoys playing volleyball and performing on the dance team.

February 22, 2020

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