May 29, 2021

Education

Yavapai College Returning to In-Person Classes and Services Beginning June 1

Yavapai College will return to in-person classes and services beginning on Tuesday, June 1. The move is a step forward to the ‘green phase’ of the College’s COVID-19 re-entry plan, which will bring in-person classes and services closer to a normal capacity. YC will continue to follow guidelines from The Center for Disease Control (CDC)

Second Amendment

Attorney General Mark Brnovich Leads Coalition to Protect Americans’ Right to Bear Arms

Attorney General Mark Brnovich and Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry are leading a coalition of 24 states to uphold the Second Amendment at the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS). Attorney General Brnovich is urging SCOTUS to review a New Jersey law that limits magazine capacities and requires gun owners to surrender certain magazines to

Fires

Spur Fire destroys homes in Arizona mining community

A 150-acre wildfire forced evacuations in the copper mining community of Bagdad on Thursday, and fire officials on Friday said more than 25 structures had been demolished. The Spur Fire was 50% contained at 150 acres as of Friday afternoon, and the evacuation order was lifted, according to the Arizona State Department of Forestry and Fire

Criminal Justice Reform

Why Merrick Garland’s Police Reform Approach Will Be Useless

Merrick Garland is the new U.S. attorney general. But will things change under his leadership? He weighed in on police reform during his Senate Judiciary hearing, and it was enough to give any criminal justice advocate a headache. He discussed some great ideas: The potential for increased police investigations led by the Justice Department and criminal prosecution

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