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The Yuma County Justice Center took a major step to returning to normal operations earlier this month by no longer limiting access to the building to just people who have court proceedings or those needing essential services

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The Yuma School District One governing board convenes Monday at 5:30 p.m. for its regular monthly meeting, which will stream virtually via YouTube Live at www.youtube.com/yumaschooldistrict1.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Ned Beatty, the Oscar-nominated character actor who in half a century of American movies, including “Deliverance,” “Network” and “Superman,” was a booming, indelible presence in even the smallest parts, has died. He was 83.

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — New COVID-19 cases are declining across most of the country, even in some states with vaccine-hesitant populations. But almost all states bucking that trend have lower-than-average vaccination rates, and experts warn that relief from the pandemic could be fleeting in re…

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — As Southern Baptists prepare for their biggest annual meeting in more than a quarter-century, accusations that leaders have shielded churches from claims of sexual abuse and simmering tensions around race threaten to once again mire the nation’s largest Protestant den…

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School districts across the United States are hiring additional teachers in anticipation of what will be one of the largest kindergarten classes ever as enrollment rebounds following the coronavirus pandemic.

I down-loaded an app recently to brush up on my Spanish. I studied the language for two years in high school, but 95% of what I learned escaped me because I rarely had the opportunity to practice it in the real world. (The colors and numbers, days of the week and months of the year I was int…

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PHOENIX (AP) — These Arizona lotteries were drawn Saturday:

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Kip Kinkel, who killed his parents before going on a shooting rampage at his Oregon high school in 1998, killing two classmates and injuring 25 more, has given his first news interview, telling HuffPost he feels “tremendous, tremendous shame and guilt.”

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DALLAS – The airline industry’s recovery from the pandemic passed a milestone as more than 2 million people streamed through U.S. airport security checkpoints on Friday for the first time since early March 2020.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – As middle school teacher Brittany Paschall assembled a lesson plan on the history of the Negro Baseball Leagues, she wondered how she might have to go about it differently next year under a new Tennessee state law that prohibits teaching certain concepts of race and racism.

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Firefighters from the Somerton Cocopah Fire Department responded to the area of Somerton Avenue and County 11th Street early Thursday afternoon for a report of a motor vehicle collision involving injuries.

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SAN DIEGO – The Biden administration said Friday it has dismantled a Trump-era government office to help victims of crimes committed by immigrants, a move that symbolizes President Joe Biden’s rejection of former President Donald Trump’s repeated efforts to link immigrants to crime.

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