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Search efforts continued Sunday afternoon for a missing teen-age girl lost in a flash flood Saturday.

By DAN ENGLER Staff Reporter July 25, 2021
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One person was killed in a Saturday house fire in Cornville.

By DAN ENGLER Staff Reporter July 25, 2021
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Flash flood warnings continue today as rescue workers are trying to locate a teen-age girl washed away Saturday.

By DAN ENGLER Staff Reporter July 25, 2021
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Navajo Chief of Police Phillip Francisco sits ramrod straight at his desk, surrounded by manila folders brimming with paperwork and a Darth Vader figurine that wields a pen as a lightsaber.

By Beth Wallace, News21 July 23, 2021
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A federal judge’s ruling that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is unlawful should have no practical impact on more than 600,000 covered immigrants for now – but it is sure to have an emotional impact, advocates say.

By Alyssa Marksz, Cronkite News July 23, 2021
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Gov. Doug Ducey is doubling down on his refusal to reimpose mitigation measures to help slow the increasing spread of COVID-19.

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An organization that pushes for lower taxes and less government regulation is trying to deny Arizonans the option to decide whether they want to approve or veto the $1.9 billion in tax cuts enacted last month by the Republican-controlled legislature.

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The City of Cottonwood is not going to take a position — for now — on whether the entire Verde Valley ends up in the same state and federal districts after this year’s redistricting process.

By Jason W. Brooks July 23, 2021
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Clarkdale is going to have its say in the redistricting process.

By Jason W. Brooks July 23, 2021
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The American Heritage Academy Principal Steve Doerksen is getting a kick out of preparing for his first open house.

By Vyto Starinskas July 23, 2021
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Karachi, Pakistan, has 14.91 million and is 8,325 miles from the Verde Lakes properties.

By Vyto Starinskas July 23, 2021
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A Rimrock man accused of trying to light a home on fire with his family inside has agreed to a plea bargain and is due to be sentenced next month.

By Jason W. Brooks July 23, 2021
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Prosecutors need provide only a credible explanation about removing the only African-Americans from a prospective jury hearing charges against a Black woman to comply with constitutional requirements and have the guilty verdict upheld, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Thursday, July 22.

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COVID-19 infections in Arizona are at their highest level since February. The Friday morning report from the Arizona Department of Health Services shows 1,479 new cases, with seven deaths, in the past 24-hour reporting period.

By Dan Engler July 23, 2021
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Award-winning journalist Brian M. Bergner Jr. is the new editor of Verde Valley Newspapers, Inc.

By The Verde Independent July 23, 2021
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Although the percentage of those unwilling to take a COVID-19 vaccine has remained unchanged since May, Arizonans are showing less concern about the risks, according to a new survey by OH Predictive Insights.

By RITHWIK KALALE Cronkite News July 22, 2021
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The number of migrants stopped at the Southwest border continued to surge last month, to the highest level for June in at least 20 years, but officials caution that those numbers could have been inflated by repeat attempts by the same people.

By ALYSSA MARKSZ Cronkite News July 22, 2021
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The City of Sedona is accepting applications for the 2021 Citizens Academy, according to a news release Thursday.

July 22, 2021
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A federal appeals court on Thursday, July 22, tossed out the claims of former state Rep. Don Shooter that his rights were violated when he was expelled in 2018 from the House of Representatives.

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The public has no legal right to know the names of jurors who are hearing cases, the Arizona Court of Appeals has ruled.

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The Prescott National Forest Service announced that it has rescinded all fire restrictions, according to a news release Tuesday.

July 21, 2021
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The rush of new COVID-19 cases in Arizona continued Wednesday as the state has seen more than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases in six of the past seven days.

By Dan Engler July 21, 2021
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The Camp Verde Marshal’s Office continues its search for a suspect, who allegedly robbed a gas station using a knife last week, according to a news release Wednesday.

By Verde Independent July 21, 2021
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Arizona Sen. Mark Kelly has a huge fundraising lead over potential challengers to his 2022 re-election bid, but analysts say that’s still no guarantee in a campaign where both parties are fighting to take control of an evenly divided Senate.

By BROOKE NEWMAN Cronkite News July 21, 2021
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Young has been a part of the gig economy, working for rideshare and food delivery apps, for about four years. He used to drive for Uber and Lyft, but since the pandemic, he only has been delivering food.

By EMILY DiSALVO News21 July 21, 2021

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