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Prescott Valley police make 52-pound meth bust

Alberto Vasquez, 26, and Patricio Quintero, 23, were arrested at about 10:10 a.m. Thursday, March 21, after Prescott Valley Police officers found 52 pounds of meth in their vehicle.

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Why are flags at half-staff today, March 22, 2019

Gov. Doug Ducey has ordered that flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, March 22, 2019, to honor the life of Phoenix Police Department Officer Paul Rutherford, who died in the line of duty Thursday after being struck by a vehicle.

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Rep. David Stringer attorney: Ethics Committee can have documents with court order

PHOENIX — The attorney for embattled state Rep. David Stringer said Thursday the Ethics Committee can have a document it is demanding — if it goes to court.

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Stocks, bond yields fall sharply as growth worries spread

Wall Street was roiled Friday by new signs that global economic growth is slowing. The jitters triggered a sell-off in stocks and sent bond yields sharply lower, flashing a possible recession warning.

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EU takes charge, forces Brexit deadlines on UK's May

BRUSSELS — Isolated at home and abroad, British Prime Minister Theresa May will be laboring against the odds once again to win backers in Parliament for her unloved Brexit deal, this time to a timetable dictated by the European Union.

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White House: Islamic State territory in Syria eliminated

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — All remaining territory has been wrested from the Islamic State group in Syria, President Donald Trump announced Friday, though officials said sporadic fighting continued on the ground between coalition forces and the group's holdouts.

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Friday Catchall: Origin of ‘Everybody’s Hometown,’ taxes & (bug) ladders

Elisabeth Ruffner may not be happy about this, or at a minimum controversies live on.

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Editorial cartoon (1) March 22, 2019

An editorial cartoon published in the Courier, March 22, 2019.

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Editorial cartoon (2) March 22, 2019

An editorial cartoon published in the Courier, March 22, 2019.

Reader Poll:

Which No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament is more likely to win the title?

  • No. 1 Duke 37%
  • No. 1 Gonzaga 39%
  • No. 1 Virginia 5%
  • No. 1 North Carolina 19%

93 total votes

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Reader Poll:

Which No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament is more likely to win the title?

  • No. 1 Duke 37%
  • No. 1 Gonzaga 39%
  • No. 1 Virginia 5%
  • No. 1 North Carolina 19%

93 total votes

See past polls

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Want to help bees? Plant flowering herbs

Herbs are among the most useful plants in nature. They can tantalize the taste buds, help cure what ails you, oil the body, perfume the air, and attract bees, butterflies and hummingbirds.

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Dear Annie: Son and family don’t bring anything to dinner

My question is about the fact that they never bring anything, such as a bottle of wine, and they have never invited us out to dinner or to have dinner at their home.

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Is your kitchen-sink disposal environmentally friendly?

If you're trying to be more eco-friendly at home, should you use your kitchen garbage disposal? It depends.

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Photo: St. Paddy’s Day Pub Crawl

Brian Bever is all decked out for the 2019 St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl Sunday, March 17, 2019 in downtown Prescott.

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PAL announces finalists for Leader of the Year awards

Prescott Area Leadership (PAL) has released the list of 12 finalists for its 2019 Leader of the Year Awards. While all have made impressive contributions to the community, only four will be chosen as Man, Woman, Male and Female Youth Leaders of the Year at the annual Awards Dinner and fundraiser.

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Cattleman’s Weekend, Arizona Ranch Remuda Sale set for March 15-16

Cattleman’s Weekend, featuring a ranch horse sale, cow sale, two bull sales, and western trade show is set for Friday and Saturday, March 15-16.

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Obituary Notice: Eva U. Marshall

Eva U. Marshall, age 86, of Prescott Valley, Arizona, passed away on March 19, 2019, in Prescott Valley, Arizona.

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Obituary Notice: William Ferrol Autery

William Ferrol Autery, age 73, of Prescott Valley, Arizona, passed away on March 18, 2019, in Prescott, Arizona.

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Obituary: Jeannetta Renfroe

Jeannetta Renfroe was born on Jan. 23, 1930, deceased on March 16, 2019.