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  1. Country Fair White Elephant awards special grant to volunteer fire departmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    TUCSON, AZ - Country Fair White Elephant, Inc. in Green Valley has announced that the Elephant Head Volunteer Fire Department is the latest recipient of the $100,000 Game Changer Grant. The volunteer fire department was selected by the White Elephant to receive the grant, in order for them to build the department a firehouse, which will be located along the West Frontage Road of I-19, just north of the Amado exit.

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  2. 10,000 Motorcyclists Headed to Nearby Palm Springs for 'American Heat'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Patch.com

    More than 10,000 motorcycle riders from around the country are expected in Palm Springs this weekend for the annual American Heat Motorcycle Weekend. The gathering, which starts at noon Friday, will be centered on Palm Canyon Drive between Amado and Baristo roads Friday to Sunday, city spokeswoman Amy Blaisdell said.

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  3. Arizona highway signs in metric units may changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    This Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014 photo shows a sign on northbound Interstate 19, near Amado, Ariz., in the southern part of the state, that tells drivers they are kilometers away from their destination.

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  4. Ariz. highway signs in metric units may changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | The Arizona Republic

    ... http://azc.cc/1xaXDK2 This Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, photo shows a sign on northbound Interstate 19, near Amado, Ariz., in the southern part of the state, that tells drivers they are kilometers away from their destination. TUCSON - North of the ...

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  5. Arizona highway's metric signs subject of long-simmering spatRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | Newsday

    This Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, photo shows a sign on northbound Interstate 19, near Amado, Ariz., in the southern part of the state, that tells drivers they are kilometers away from their destination.

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  6. A sign on northbound Interstate 19, near Amado, Ariz.,Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | Daily Herald

    North of the U.S.-Mexico border, a relatively barren stretch of an Arizona highway is lined with road signs that tell drivers how many kilometers they are from their destination -- not how many miles. The markers from Nogales to Tucson are a relic of a failed Carter administration pilot program that aimed to convince Americans to adopt the system of measure in use across much of the rest of the world.

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  7. Community Food Bank's Annual 'Hunger Walk' 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    TUCSON, AZ - Presented by Casino Del Sol Resort at four locations across Southern Arizona on Saturday, September 20. The Amado, Green Valley-Sahuarita Community Food Bank, Marana Community Food Bank and the Nogales Community Food Bank will join the main Food Bank in Tucson to make a difference in the fight against hunger in Southern Arizona with 'Hunger Walk' 2014.

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  8. Utah 'Candy Bomber' still getting accolades 66 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Deseret News

    ... and waving through the barbed wire. And I said, 'You know, we got another week, another ration. Let's do it again.'" AMADO, Arizona - Most military veterans of the World War II era returned home to normal, quiet lives and spent the rest of their ...

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  9. CBP: Arizona woman caught smuggling meth, cocaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | KTVK Phoenix

    Authorities say an Arizona woman tried to smuggle nearly 16 pounds of methamphetamine and cocaine into the United States on Monday. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Mariposa border crossing in Nogales referred a 34-year-old Amado woman for additional inspection after a narcotics detection K-9 alerted to her Chevrolet SUV.

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  10. Committee aims to amend U.S. Constitution, and other UUs in the mediaRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2014 | U.U. World

    ... case. The Rev. Matthew Crary and members of the Santa Rita Choral from the Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Amado, Ariz., have launched a website to bolster Loreto and other supporters. ( Green Valley News and Sun - 8.24.14) Disappointed by ...

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  11. Committee aims to amend U.S. Constitution, and other UUs in the mediaRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2014 | U.U. World

    ... case. The Rev. Matthew Crary and members of the Santa Rita Choral from the Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Amado, Ariz., have launched a website to bolster Loreto and other supporters. ( Green Valley News and Sun - 8.24.14) Disappointed by ...

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  12. Immigrants found in locked rental truckRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2014 | The Daily Courier

    ... of human smuggling. Customs and Border Protection says the incident Thursday at a checkpoint on Interstate 19 near Amado was a potentially deadly smuggling attempt because of summer heat and because there was no source or fresh air or means of ...

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  13. US Border Protection: Immigrants found in back of locked rental truck at checkpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2014 | Nanaimo Daily News

    This photo taken on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, and released by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, shows some of the nine immigrants, who entered the United States illegally, that were found locked inside the cargo area of a rental truck at a Border Patrol checkpoint outside of Amado, Ariz.

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  14. Immigrants found in back of locked rental truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2014 | The Washington Post

    This photo taken on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, and released by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, shows some of the nine immigrants, who entered the United States illegally, that were found locked inside the cargo area of a rental truck at a Border Patrol checkpoint outside of Amado, Ariz.

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  15. Border Patrol agents find 9 people in back of locked U-HaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2014 | KTVK Phoenix

    ... suspicious of the driver and passenger during an immigration inspection Thursday at the Interstate 19 checkpoint near Amado. Agents requested to inspect the truck's cargo area and the driver agreed but claimed not to have a key for the padlock, ...

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  16. Immigrants found locked in back of movers' truck crossing borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2014 | KTAR

    ... agents became suspicious of the driver and the passenger in the truck's cab last week at the Interstate 19 stop near Amado. The two claimed to not have a key for the padlock on the cargo area's door though one was later found in the cab. The agency ...

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  17. Protests against checkpoints residents consider unnecessaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... checkpoints have made approximately 6,372 apprehensions and seized over 135,000 pounds of narcotics. The Arivaca-Amado checkpoint has been in operation for approximately seven years and there are no current plans to alter checkpoint operations in ...

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  18. Drugs, truck seized after attempting to avoid Border Patrol checkpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... agents seized a truck near the Arivaca checkpoint, after the driver attempted to drive around it. BP agents near Amado, responded to a call about a suspicious vehicle traveling off road through a local ranch, just south of the Arivaca checkpoint. ...

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  19. Barreda has come a long way from his southwest rootsRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | The Times of Trenton

    ... did the past two years in Puerto Rico and Mexico - Barreda lives with his parents, older sister and younger brother in Amado, Ariz., about 20 minutes from Mexico. "There's a checkpoint five minutes from my house," he said. "We go into Mexico about ...

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  20. Borderline DisordersRead the original story

    May 31, 2014 | Reason Magazine

    ... out that the town's children must pass by armed men and flashing lights "every time they go to a friend's house in Amado, or to Karate in Sahuarita." Since the Border Patrol claims its efforts are necessary to combat smuggling, monitors now track ...

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