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City clerk: New batch of signatures against apartments "sufficient"

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The battle between a local developer and residents opposed to a planned apartment complex at 24th Street and Avenue 9E has stretched past the …

Council OKs $226 million budget, will vote on property tax hike

Council OKs $226 million budget, will vote on property tax hike

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The Yuma City Council voted 5-2 Wednesday in favor of a $226 million budget for the upcoming fiscal year, built in part upon a property tax ra…

Smoke signals start of wheat field stubble burning

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Smoky skies throughout Yuma County usually indicate one thing this time of year: Wheat field stubble burning.

Legislative Glance 5-5-16

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Senate rejects bill allowing weapons in public buildings

Cinco mas uno: Celebration to feature music, dance

Cinco mas uno: Celebration to feature music, dance

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As students of Mexican history know, the Mexican army beat French invaders at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862.

Man accused of threatening officer appears in court

Man accused of threatening officer appears in court

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A San Luis man faces six felony charges after being arrested earlier in the week for allegedly having threatened a police officer.

Local Sports

Cain continues to rise

Cain continues to rise

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MESA — A year ago this week, Thomas Cain watched on as his Cibola teammates put on a show at the AIA Track and Field State Championships.

Hawks show well in jumps

Hawks show well in jumps

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MESA — Over the past couple of years, the Gila Ridge track and field program has been known mostly for its distance runners.

Frontera United schedules opening match

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Frontera United will play its first match of the 2016 campaign May 14 against Albion Pros in San Diego.

Multimedia

play Mayor Doug Nicholls speaks at AWC building expansion

Mayor Doug Nicholls speaks at AWC building expansion

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Yuma Mayor Doug Nicholls addresses students, faculty and community members during the grand opening for Arizona Western College's engineering building expansion Thursday, Feb. 25.

play Gadsden Marching Band at Hank Days

Gadsden Marching Band at Hank Days

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The Gadsden Elementary School Marching Band performs at the Hank Days parade on Saturday, Feb. 20,  in the Foothills.

Business in Yuma

Summer preparations: APS gears up to meet demands

Summer preparations: APS gears up to meet demands

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Daily temperatures in the 100-degree range aren’t far off for Yuma residents, who are preparing to begin cranking up the air conditioning unit…

YPG: Congressional staffers get "blown away" at YPG

YPG: Congressional staffers get "blown away" at YPG

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A dozen staffers from Democratic and Republican congressional offices throughout Arizona recently made a whirlwind tour of state military acti…

Comings and Goings: Groundwork laid at new health center

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More than two years ago, a Yuma Sun article, “After years, tribes anticipate new health center,” detailed the new Fort Yuma Health Care Center…

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