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Prescott, Arizona is located in Yavapai County. Zip codes in Prescott, AZ include 86301, 86305, and 86302. The median home price in Prescott is $369,900 which is roughly $145/per square foot. More Prescott information.

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5 min ago | Verde Independent

Verde Valley wants its own college: State laws make scenario unlikely

New college board member Al Filardo said, ""In order to accomplish the main intent of the committee that's, for lack of a better terminology, raising Cain about creating a new college, they would really have to create a new county."

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

ABC15.com

Brewer signs bill limiting autopsy photo access

House Bill 2225 was sponsored by Rep. Karen Fann of Prescott. She proposed the bill after the Yavapai County Medical Examiner and the sheriff's office refused to release photos of the autopsies of 19 firefighters killed in June fighting the Yarnell Hill fire.

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The Daily Courier

VA Hospital opens expanded emergency department

Les Stukenberg/The Daily Courier Northern Arizona VA Medical Center Director Donna Jacobs cuts the ribbon with emergency department, primary care, service line leadership and executive leadership personnel at the Prescott VA Hospital's new emergency department Tuesday afternoon.

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ABC15.com

Police looking for suspect who shot, killed teen

According to police, they were called to the 8400 block of Tracy Drive in Prescott after reports of gunfire.

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The Daily Courier

Time is running out to prepare for fire season

Matt Hinshaw/The Daily Courier Cody Kennedy, Ryan Phillips, and Chris Hewitt, members of the Prescott Fire Department's Wildland Brush Crew, load limbs, leaves, and debris into a chipper on Vista Ridge Road Wednesday evening in Prescott.

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Chino Valley Review

Man sentenced to 4.5 years in beating death

Scott Orr Special to the Review PRESCOTT, Arizona - Anthony George Ortiz, accused in the death of a man he punched, pleaded guilty to one count of negligent homicide and on Wednesday was sentenced to 4.5 years in prison.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Chino Valley Review

Gosar hears residents' ideas at town hall

Review/Salina Sialega U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar from Arizona, left, listens as Paulden resident, Phillip Anderson, asks about the Right to Work law, water and other topics Friday during the Paulden Town Hall conducted by Gosar at the Paulden Community Center.

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The Daily Courier

Stage 1 fire restrictions begin Friday

Les Stukenberg/The Daily Courier, file Prescott and Central Yavapai firefighters wait for an assignment at the Ponderosa Park command center for the Indian Fire south of Prescott, May 15, 2002.

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The Daily Courier

Suspect in murder of PV couple will go on trial in 2016

Scott Orr The Daily Courier PRESCOTT, Arizona - Kenneth Thompson, accused in the murders of two people, has been declared indigent by a judge new to his case, paving the way for his trial, which attorneys said would likely happen in 2016.

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The Chronicle-Telegram

John Waller Davis

John Waller "Corky" Davis, 71, passed away Thursday, April 10, 2014 in Prescott, Arizona, after an eight month illness.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Daily Courier

Photos and gallery: Girls' tennis - Prescott vs. Bradshaw Mountain

ABOVE: Bradshaw High's Malia Peraza concentrates as she hits a return in singles, as the Lady Bears traveled to Prescott to take on the Lady Badgers Monday afternoon.

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The Daily Courier

'Git a rope' - Renegades enjoy 'jailing, hanging' visitors on Whiskey Row

Matt Hinshaw/The Daily Courier Whiskey Row Renegade 'Canyon Red,' Ken Johnson, waits to greet visitors to the Prescott area on Whiskey Row in front of the Palace Saloon.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Live Science

Lunar Eclipse Facts: 5 Neat Things About Tonight's 'Blood Moon'

The first total lunar eclipse of 2014 will occur overnight tonight, marking the start of an eclipse tetrad - four back-to-back total lunar eclipses - that will happen over the next 18 months.

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Zap2it.com

'Clarence': 'Adventure Time' storyboard artist launches new animated series

Former "Adventure Time" storyboard artist Skyler Page is bringing a new animated show to the Cartoon Network called "Clarence," which is about the optimistic titular boy, who is the new kid at his school.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Daily Courier

Radio club offers free class to prep for amateur license test

Here is your chance to get your entry-level Amateur Radio License. A one-day class is coming up to prepare interested people for the "Technician" amateur license.

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The Daily Courier

Saving the planet: Local environmentalists share information at Earth Day event

Temperatures around 80 degrees, a mild wind, and cool shade greeted those who made their way to Yavapai County's Courthouse Plaza in downtown Prescott on Saturday.

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The Daily Courier

Days Past: A glimpse into the opium dens of Territorial Prescott

Sharlot Hall Museum/Courtesy photo A Chinese man poses in Prescott with a newspaper, tea and opium pipe December 1878.

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The Daily Courier

Arizona History Convention: Early settlers entwined in local lore

To order a copy of these photos from the Sharlot Hall archives, click here to be redirected to its website; reference No.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Verde Independent

Letters: Yavapai College: Talk about a rip off

It is clear that the taxpayers on this side of the mountain have been ripped off to the tune of millions of dollars annually by the people in Prescott running Yavapai Community College.

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The Daily Courier

Trebesch sworn in as Superior Court judge

The Daily Courier Patricia A. Trebesch was formally sworn in as a Yavapai County Superior Court judge and received her robe at an investiture ceremony held Friday afternoon at the courthouse in downtown Prescott.

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