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CCJ, Salvation Army offer day, evening shelter throughout storm

With temperatures below freezing and snow continuing to accumulate, with predictions of more over the next two days, the Coalition for Compassion and Justice and the Salvation Army are opening their doors for daytime and night shelter to assure the community’s most vulnerable have a safe place to go.

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School superintendents turn weathermen as they prepare for snow

This week’s storm could alter schedules, cause closures

With a predicted snowstorm headed this way on Thursday, local school superintendents are in the spotlight as they prepare to make decisions that will impact a big chunk of families in the tri-city area.

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Homework: Area school districts work to find best recipe

Overloaded students, busy work spoil effort, officials say

In what might seem as counterintuitive, nationally renowned educators have determined homework is not a predictor of academic achievement, particularly in young children.

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Town Hall gives local veterans chance to discuss care choices

VA leaders say they want to be top option

U.S. Marine veteran John Epstein was clear at the local VA’s Town Hall held in the Prescott Valley library last week that he didn’t come to bash the staff or leadership.

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PUSD Education Foundation’s

First executive pledges to increase dollars to benefit students

At the time of the 1992 Los Angeles riots, Tami Phillips rounded up her family with brooms to go and sweep up shards of broken glass from a street corner as fires still burned throughout the city.

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Veterans enjoy a ‘sweetheart’ of a lunch at VA

About two dozen veteran patients at the local VA’s Community Living Center were feted on Valentine’s Day with a steak and baked potato dinner “Sweetheart Lunch” served at tables decorated with hearts and flowers.

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The Launch Pad launches capital campaign for a home of its own

The Launch Pad Teen Center is in a celebratory mood these days — the grass-roots youth empowerment hub launched five years ago finally has a home of its own.

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Love still blooms 53 years after the ‘I Dos’

In the cozy comfort of their Prescott bungalow with a backyard full of climbing boulders and a lawn full of trees with decorated bird-feeders, Jim and Janet Howard reminisce about a five-decade love affair.

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VA Creative Arts Festival celebrates veterans’ talents

Chino Valley U.S. Navy veteran Willem van der Heyden walked into the Prescott VA’s theater on Wednesday and saw a photographer snapping pictures of one of three pieces he submitted into the 25th annual Prescott VA’s Creative Arts Festival that runs through Friday.

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20,000 Children in Need: State nonprofit offers insights to foster care at Prescott event

State nonprofit offers insights to foster care at Prescott event

In a perfect world, every child would be loved, cherished and nurtured by the family they enter at birth.

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