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  1. Border CrossesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | Sojourners

    Rather than stopping illegal entry, the 5-mile-long border fence dividing Douglas, Arizona, and Agua Prieta, Mexico, resulted in the deaths of at least 370 people in 2003.

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  2. Picturing history: San Bernardino Ranch camp, Mormon BattalionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Deseret News

    In an expanse of desert about 15 miles east of what is now Douglas, Arizona, the Mormon Battalion set up a rest camp near the San Bernardino Ranch or hacienda.

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  3. Sheriff's Officer: Federal officer assaultedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | ABC15.com

    ... into custody. The Cochise County Sheriff's Office says the incident occurred Saturday in a rural area northeast of Douglas when the officer encountered two men who appeared to have entered the country illegally. The Sheriff's Office says one of the ...

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  4. Man arrested in assault of Forest Service officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | KTVK Phoenix

    DOUGLAS, Ariz. -- A man was arrested Saturday after allegedly assaulting a U.S. Forest Service officer in Cochise County.

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  5. Immigrants found in locked rental truckRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 24 | The Daily Courier

    ... Peak about 40 miles north of Tucson. Authorities arrested five people suspected of smuggling the immigrants from Douglas, Arizona. The group was headed to Phoenix. An SUV carrying 11 immigrants hit a wall and rolled while the driver tried fleeing ...

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

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Nanaimo Daily News

    ... while being smuggled north of Tucson. Authorities arrested five people suspected of smuggling the immigrants from Douglas, Arizona. The group was headed to Phoenix. An SUV carrying 11 immigrants hit a wall and rolled while the driver tried fleeing ...

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  7. US: Migrants found in back of locked rental truckRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 20 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... while being smuggled north of Tucson. Authorities arrested five people suspected of smuggling the immigrants from Douglas, Arizona. The group was headed to Phoenix. An SUV carrying 11 immigrants hit a wall and rolled while the driver tried fleeing ...

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  8. Stamp collector accidentally ends up in perfect townRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | The Daily Courier

    ... claim to the Copper Queen mine (not the famous one in Bisbee but a lesser-known mine nearby). Thomas Vaughn was a Douglas police officer and Dayton Graham was an Arizona Ranger. Bill Smith, notorious leader of the Smith Gang, killed Vaughn on May ...

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  9. Tombstone Checkpoint Seizes $119,00 worth of MarijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2014 | The Tombstone News

    ... compartment in the truck's bed. The seizure was worth more than $119,000. Also last week, Border Patrol agents from Douglas, Arizona arrested a male subject identified as a 'Special Interest Alien' from the country of Laos. Record checks revealed ...

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  10. From the brink of death to life'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | Presbyterians Today

    ... of reconciliation, not division. Adams is U.S. coordinator of the binational ministry Frontera de Cristo , based in Douglas, Arizona, and Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico. Part of the umbrella organization Presbyterian Border Region Outreach, Frontera de ...

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  11. 6 die when swept away by swollen river in MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | WHAS11

    ... those missing in and around the Cabullona River in the municipality of Agua Prieta, which is across the border from Douglas, Arizona. It says a group of about 35 people in 4-wheel drive pickup trucks and ATVs were leaving the area Sunday when one of ...

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  12. Bisbee police find missing elderly manRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2014 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    A patrol Sergeant with Bisbee Police suggested they check with a local transportation company who said they has taken him to a hotel in Douglas.

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  13. Border Patrol Says Arizona Border Is More Secure Than Texas Border, Sees Fewer CrossingsRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2014 | The Westerner

    ... "Crossing in this area has diminished quite a lot in the past 10 years," Alejandro Martinez, Border Patrol chief in Douglas, Arizona, said... more

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  14. Border Patrol: U.S.-Mexico Border Most Secure in ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | Hispanically Speaking

    ... in Arizona. "Crossing in this area has diminished quite a lot in the past 10 years," said the Border Patrol chief in Douglas, Arizona, Alejandro Martinez, during a tour made by Efe of the frontier. The reduction in the number of undocumented ...

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  15. A Day on the BorderRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2014 | American Thinker

    ... travel those routes to enter America. Kelly considers herself one of the lucky ones. Driving from her ranch into Douglas, Arizona along the U.S.-Mexican border, she encountered thirteen men who stopped her truck. Her choices were to drive through ...

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  16. Saturdays Earthquake No Match for Quake of 1887Read the original story

    Jul 10, 2014 | The Tombstone News

    ... region had any idea what was happening. The epicenter of the earthquake was in Bavispe, Mexico, 40 miles south of Douglas, AZ and killed 42 of Bavispe's 700 residents. In Tepic, Sonora, Mexico, every house sustained cracks in the walls and roofs. ...

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  17. Cochise County offering free sand and bags to residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2014 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... be available at the following locations: (Hours will be from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.) Bisbee Roadyard (1229 Hereford Road) Douglas Roadyard (3665 N. Leslie Canyon Road) Willcox Roadyard (500 W. Railroad Avenue) Benson Roadyard (901 E. 4th Street) Elfrida ...

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  18. A look at the specifics of southern AZ's earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2014 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... rthquake. The event originated on the Pitaycachi fault in northern Sonora, Mexico - which is about 25 miles south of Douglas, Ariz.

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  19. M5.2 Earthquake 50km NW of Lourdsburg, NMRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2014 | Free Republic

    ... New Mexico 83km (52mi) WSW of Silver City, New Mexico 136km (85mi) WNW of Deming, New Mexico 144km (89mi) NNE of Douglas, Arizona 288km (179mi) ESE of Phoenix, Arizona by ansel12 (( Rand Paul---What a tragedy if America wouldn't have gotten to see ...

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  20. Elfrida man stabbedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2014 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... authorities. The man appeared to have stab wounds on his neck, back and chest. He was transported to the hospital in Douglas, where he was treated for minor injuries then released. Sheriff's detectives processed the scene and conducted interviews ...

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