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

    Wednesday Jul 9 | 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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  2. Drugs, truck seized after attempting to avoid Border Patrol checkpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Medical marijuana grow operation causes neighborhood concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2014 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... large medical marijuana grow operation. That seems generally agreed upon and is why a Fountain Hills dispensary chose Amado as the home of its 50,000 square foot grow site. "It was my neighbors," said Jean Inglish-Neuhaus, whose property abuts the ...

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  6. ACLU questions Arivaca Road Border Patrol checkpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2014 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... the U.S. Border Patrol chief agent in Tucson to request the removal of a checkpoint on Arivaca Road near the town of Amado. The letter followed an effort among some Arivaca residents and the humanitarian rights group, People Helping People, to ...

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  7. ACLU questions Arivaca Road border patrol checkpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2014 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... the U.S. Border Patrol chief agent in Tucson to request the removal of a checkpoint on Arivaca Road near the town of Amado. The letter followed an effort among some Arivaca residents and the humanitarian rights group, People Helping People, to ...

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  8. PCSD releases 911 tapes of shooting incident involving 3-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2014 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    The Pima County Sheriff's Department just released an Amado family's calls for help when a three-year-old boy shot himself with one of his family's guns.

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  9. 3-year-old boy accidentally shoots selfRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2014 | KTVK Phoenix

    ... Deputy Tracy Suitt says in a news release that Green Valley District deputies responded to the shooting at a home in Amado around 12:40 p.m. Monday. The boy shot himself in the lower torso. Suitt says the child was flown to a trauma center, where he ...

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  10. Sheriff: 3-year-old Amado boy shotRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2014 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    Pima County Sheriff's detectives responded to a home in Amado, south of Tucson, where they said a 3-year-old suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the lower torso around 12:45 p.m. No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing in the 26900 block of S. Monarch Way, about three miles east of Interstate 19.

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  11. Arizonans Want Abusive Border Patrol Checkpoint Removed From Their TownRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2014 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... afternoon for school. Every time their parents take them to Tucson shopping. Every time they go to a friends house in Amado, or to Karate in Sahuarita. Men carry guns, dogs bark, lights flash. Quite a lesson for the kids. Daily interrogations by ...

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  12. Sheriff seeks man suspected of jewelry theftRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2014 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... I have asked questions and I have listened."Tune Located 25 miles south of Tucson just off Interstate 19 at the Amado exit, the Arivaca Road checkpoint was originally touted as a temporary inspection location. But nearly seven years later, the ...

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  13. Residents in Arizona town push to remove 'militaristic' border checkpointRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2014 | Fox News

    A Border Patrol agent inspects a vehicle passing through a checkpoint in Amado, Ariz., about 30 miles from the border with Mexico on Tuesday, July 27, 2010.

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  14. Arivaca residents 'monitoring' Border Patrol checkpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2014 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    Located 25 miles south of Tucson just off Interstate 19 at the Amado exit, the Arivaca Road checkpoint was originally touted as a temporary inspection location.

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  15. Community Food Bank to compete in fundraising challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2014 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... basis. For every dollar or pound of food collected by the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona and its branches in Amado, Green Valley-Sahuarita, Marana and Nogales, the organization will receive a portion of the $1 million. "This is a wonderful ...

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  16. County line staying putRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2014 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... the issue, the bill won't even receive a hearing in front of a state senate committee. Moving the county line up from Amado to Pima Mine Road would have shifted 798 square miles and more than 50,000 Pima County residents to Santa Cruz County. That ...

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  17. State Senate bill would let voters decide on Santa Cruz County expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2014 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... the state senate would ask voters if they want to extend Santa Cruz County north into Pima County. The extension from Amado to Pima Mine Road would add 798 square miles and about 50,000 people to Santa Cruz County. Mission, Sierrita, and the ... 1 comment

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