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A trust fund that's benefited Verde River projects before will again be the source for funding projects to improve efficiency and water use.

November 16, 2019
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One of the few nonprofits anywhere that handles community recycling services has put in bids for the only three locations it can service regularly.

By Jason W. Brooks November 16, 2019
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A school district’s foundation is at the elementary school level.

November 16, 2019
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Montezuma Rimrock Water Company is seeking a permit to use one of its on-site wells to provide water to its customers.

November 16, 2019
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The Town of Jerome is moving forward with its plan to create a district in which businesses will be able to pay a one-time fee to acquire parking spots from the town for buildings that require on-site parking.

By Vyto Starinskas November 16, 2019
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Verde Valley Complete Auto Care is offering complete car service, maintenance, repair, body work and painting.

By Vyto Starinskas November 16, 2019
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Kendall Peterson is Camp Verde High School’s November Kiwanis Student of the Month.

November 16, 2019
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Any first responder will tell you the benefits of staying connected by radio during an emergency.

November 16, 2019
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The Town of Jerome is encouraging residents to attend a special joint-workshop on Monday at 5 p.m. to priorities goals for the town’s future.

By Vyto Starinskas November 16, 2019
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Cottonwood Officer Dan Villas is responsible for the CW8 neighborhood, which is bounded by East State Route 89A, 12th Street, Fir Street and Chuckawalla Street.

November 16, 2019
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An update to a town building ordinance was approved Tuesday by the Clarkdale Council — and the town’s design review process could get a significant change as well.

By Jason W. Brooks November 16, 2019
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Mitzi Castro hears the light rail train pass by her home every 15 minutes, a grim reminder, she said, of her experience on Wednesday, when Phoenix police stopped her because she hadn’t validated her $4 light rail ticket.

By Deagan Urbatsch, Cronkite News November 16, 2019
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Dozens of House Democrats renewed calls Friday for the Defense Department to investigate the legality of President Donald Trump’s decision to deploy thousands of active-duty and National Guard troops to the U.S-Mexico border -- but a Yavapai County lawmaker defended the president's actions.

By Wissam Melhem, Cronkite News November 16, 2019
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The Arizona state Senate wants a do-over of at least part of the trial where a jury concluded a staffer was the victim of racial and sexual discrimination.

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Once again, it is Christmas in Jerome and that means an afternoon of photos with Santa, music by Mingus Union High School Choir and Jazz Band and a night of luminarias, reading of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas and tree lighting. Bring your camera to the Old Fire House for a special photo with Santa and Mrs. Claus starting at 3:30.

November 15, 2019
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Calling the law a mistake, two House Democrats are leading the charge to repeal a 2016 measure that stripped cities and towns of their ability to regulate short-term and vacation rentals.

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Here are some upcoming public events in the Verde Valley.

November 15, 2019
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For the first time in at least a year, more adult immigrants were apprehended at the southern border than families in October, according to numbers released Thursday by Customs and Border Protection.

By Megan U. Boyanton, Cronkite News November 14, 2019
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Hispanics are expected to be the largest bloc of minority voters by the 2020 elections, but advocates say those numbers will be of little use if potential voters aren’t motivated to turn out at the polls.

By Wissam Melhem, Cronkite News November 14, 2019
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State jobless rate drops 0.1 percent in October
Yavapai County down 0.4 percent from October 2018

The state's jobless rate dropped a tenth of a point last month. And you can credit at least some of that to the fact that Arizonans apparently like to dress up for Halloween.

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The fight over funding to administer the state's voucher program may be spilling over into court.

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Remember when Christmas was a season of pure enchantment, toyland fantasies and winter wonderlands?

November 14, 2019
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Oak Creek Elementary School’s annual Olde Tyme Country Fair is from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at 11490 Purple Sage Road in Cornville.

November 14, 2019
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State foots bill for Valley Academy misspending
Auditors have identified questionable costs totaling $638,716

Since 2018, Arizona Department of Education has repaid more than $400,000 in federal grant money to the U.S. Department of Education because of alleged misspending at Valley Academy of Career and Technology Education.

By Bill Helm November 14, 2019
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Raena Avalon is resigning as the executive director of the Verde Valley Homeless Coalition.

By Vyto Starinskas November 14, 2019

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