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  1. Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 606, H.R. 651, H.R. 1075, H.R. 1191, S. 1124Read the original story

    Friday May 22 | PressReleasePoint

    H.R. 606, the "Don't Tax Our Fallen Public Safety Heroes Act,"which excludes from gross income for Federal income tax purposes certain compensation from Federal or State programs received when a public safety officer has died or become permanently and totally disabled as a result of a personal injury sustained in the line of duty; H.R. 651, which designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 820 Elmwood Avenue in Providence, Rhode Island, as the Sister Ann Keefe Post Office; H.R. 1075, which designates the United States Customs and Border Protection Port of Entry located at First Street and Pan American Avenue in Douglas, Arizona, as the Raul Hector Castro Port of Entry; H.R. 1191, the "Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015," which amends the Atomic Energy Act to provide for congressional review and oversight of a potential comprehensive nuclear deal with ... (more)

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  2. DHS Trumpets Its Own Immigration FailureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | National Review Online

    Tomescu was apprehended near Douglas, Arizona, in July 2010 when he tried to enter the United States without inspection. U.S. Border Patrol officers served him a notice to appear in immigration court and placed him in custody.

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  3. Diane Douglas, AZ Board of Education Staffers Go To CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | KFYI-AM Phoenix

    PHOENIX - The battle between Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas and the Arizona Board of Education heads to court as a judge is being asked to resolve the ongoing power struggle between them. Douglas wants the judge to order Board of Education staffers to submit to her control, but those staffers don't want to work near her.

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  4. Can you dig it, Clarkdale?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Verde Independent

    ... sites include former mining operations in Ajo, which is already completed; Bisbee is 99 percent complete, and Douglas has just begun. There are now 62 active testing and remediation projects in Arizona; 213 sites have already been completed and ...

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  5. Clarkdale meeting to talk about yard soil testing for heavy metal contaminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Verde Independent

    ... Program to undertake the United Verde Soil Program. Freeport has undertaken similar programs in Bisbee, Ajo and Douglas in Arizona. If test results determine that metal concentrations in soil exceed the target cleanup levels for the program, then ...

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  6. Gov. Raul Castro remembered at services around AZRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... "He fought in the ring, but ended up fighting for justice." In the 1930s Castro couldn't get a job as a teacher in Douglas because Hispanics were prohibited from teaching in the schools. However, eventually, Castro would become a lawyer, graduating ...

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  7. Congressional Record Latest Daily Digest for Tuesday, May 12, 2015Read the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | Library of Congress

    ... the United States Customs and Border Protection Port of Entry located at First Street and Pan American Avenue in Douglas, Arizona, as the ``Raul Hector Castro Port of Entry'', and the bill was then passed. Ensuring Tax Exempt Organizations the Right ...

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  8. Trial date set for ex-Minuteman sex-abuse trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Arizona Republic

    ... Chris Simcox (seen reflected in mirror) checks on one of his border-patrol stations in the Arizona desert between Douglas and Naco in April 2005. Chris Simcox (seen reflected in mirror), one of the organizers of the Minuteman Project, checks on one ...

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  9. Eraser marks spark Arizona standardized test investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | KTAR

    ... matter. "So they can do a review and make any determination that may be appropriate under the circumstance," Diane Douglas, Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction said. The state's top education leader said anytime there is an unusual trend in ...

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  10. Alaska squadron to be inactivated under Aviation Restructure InitiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Stars and Stripes

    ... as Troop F, 17th Cavalry Regiment on July 1, 1916, at Fort Bliss, Texas. The 17th Cavalry was transferred to Douglas, Ariz., on May 17, 1917, in response to the need for additional border security and to quell labor unrest in the Arizona copper ...

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  11. U.S. Customs and Border Protection Opens Announcement to Hire Additional CBP OfficersRead the original story

    Saturday May 2 | Holtville Tribune

    ... employees are military veterans. Candidates selected from this announcement will work in the following locations: Douglas, Arizona; Nogales, Arizona; San Luiz, Arizona; Calexico, California; San Ysidro, California; Detroit, Michigan; Newark, New ...

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  12. Arizona port may get Latino governor's nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | The Arizona Republic

    ... The U.S. House of Representatives voted unanimously Tuesday for the Raul Hector Castro Port of Entry in Douglas, near where the governor grew up. After a hardscrabble childhood, Castro became Arizona's only Latino governor in 1975 and a ...

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  13. Your favorite prospects.Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Phinsider

    ... great mis-match working the seam eating up linebackers. Plus he's named Jesse James, what more do you want? 3. Jamil Douglas Arizona State OG, Proj Rd: 4 Day 2 talent that is looking to slip to day 3, Douglas would at the very least offer a capable ...

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  14. Douglas Port of Entry to be renamed in honor of late Governor CastroRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | KGUN

    The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation to rename the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Port of Entry in Douglas as the, "Raul Hector Castro Port of Entry." The bill, H.R. 1075, passed the House unanimously by voice vote.

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  15. U.S. House passes bill honoring late Governor Raul Castro with port of entry renamingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    DOUGLAS, AZ - Arizona's Congressional representatives have passed a bill to honor the late Arizona Governor Raul Castro by naming a port of entry after him. Congressman Raul Grijalva passed the legislation to designate the Douglas Port of Entry as the "Raul Hector Castro Port of Entry."

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  16. Check under the hood: 300+ pounds of pot turn upRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    DOUGLAS, AZ - A Mexican woman is under arrest for trying to smuggle 314 pounds of marijuana through the Port of Douglas on April 20. Customs officers arrested Matilde Dolores Parra-Coronado, 51, of Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico, after a drug-sniffing dog honed in on more than $157,000 worth of the drug throughout her Isuzu SUV. Officers seized the drugs and vehicle, and referred Parra to Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations.

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  17. Raul Hector Castro, ambassador and Arizona governor, dies at 98Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Raul Hector Castro, Arizona's only Hispanic governor and a U.S. ambassador to three countries, died April 10 in San Diego, where he was in hospice care. He was 98. Growing up on the U.S.-Mexico border near Douglas, Ariz., he saw discrimination around him.

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  18. Raul Castro, Arizona's 1st Hispanic governor, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | The China Post

    ... can accomplish whatever they want to be. But you've got to work for it." Growing up on the U.S.-Mexico border near Douglas, Arizona, Castro saw discrimination around him. He said he wondered why the Hispanics were laborers and none delivered the ...

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  19. Arizona's 1st Hispanic governor, also a US ambassador, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... can accomplish whatever they want to be. But you've got to work for it." Growing up on the U.S.-Mexico border near Douglas, Arizona, Castro saw discrimination around him. He said he wondered why the Hispanics were laborers and none delivered the ...

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  20. Arizonaa s first Hispanic governor, who also served as a US ambassador, has died at age 98Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | Medincine Hat News

    ... can accomplish whatever they want to be. But you've got to work for it." Growing up on the U.S.-Mexico border near Douglas, Arizona, Castro saw discrimination around him. He said he wondered why the Hispanics were labourers and none delivered the ...

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