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Groundbreaking took place this week for the more than thirteen million dollar Pacific Avenue Athletic Complex.  The project includes six lighted softball fields, batting cages, concessions and restrooms, picnic and play areas, landscaping and walking paths.  DPE Construction of Yuma is building the complex.

Yuma Mayor Doug Nicholls says he believes when its finished, the Complex will become an economic driver for the city.  He says it will bring large regional and even national tournaments to Yuma....................

A group of Latino faith leaders, who represent more than 147-thousand churches, called on President Barack Obama to create the Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument.

The group sent a letter to the President urging him to extend protection to 1.7 million acres around the Grand Canyon.

President Obama has created 23 monuments using his power under the Antiquities Act, and has indicated a willingness to add the Grand Canyon.

A fake photograph of a Mexican supermarket ad saying the store is taking “donations” to build the wall along the U.S. Mexico Border is circulating on the internet.

The hoax stems from a campaign promise made by President-elect Donald Trump that he would build wall on the U.S.-Mexico border and make Mexico pay for it.

KAWC Stephanie Sanchez reports.

Yesterday was Thanksgiving and today is Black Friday, the unofficial beginning of the Christmas shopping season.  Most people think of the season as a happy time, albeit sometimes exhausting, while going from store to store searching for perfect gifts for families and friends.  The Yuma Police Department warns that the season can change to heartbreak if you, or a family member, become the victim of a holiday season crime.

It took nearly two weeks to count all the ballots in Yuma County from the November 8th General Election.  But all in all, the vote went smoothly here.  That's the assessment of Yuma County Communications Director Kevin Tunell.

Tunell admits there were a few "hiccups" during the vote.  The biggest "hiccup" was the failure of a poll book at one of the voting centers,

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