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  1. Border Patrol Agents continue to combat smugglingRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Sonoran News

    ... transported to the Wellton Border Patrol Station for further processing and the marijuana was turned over to the Yuma County Narcotics Task Force. The Border Patrol's Yuma Sector effectively combats smuggling organizations attempting to illegally ...

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  2. Man arrested for entering U.S. illegally near YumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | KGUN

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection tells KGUN9 that the man claimed to be a U.S. citizen and he crossed illegally due to an outstanding warrant. CBP officers transported the man to the Yuma Border Patrol Station for processing and his paraphernalia was turned over to the Yuma County Sheriff's Office.

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  3. Did Border Patrol tell agents to not stop drunken drivers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Arizona Republic

    The Border Patrol has not denied the allegations. And both critics and supporters say the agency's legalistic, bureaucratic responses are feeding the fire by making Border Patrol leaders look like they are more Did Border Patrol tell agents to not stop drunken drivers? The Border Patrol has not denied the allegations.

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  4. New commissioner has close ties to Eastern PlainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Fort Morgan Times

    State Sen. Jerry Sonnenberg, left, and Don Brown, of Yuma after Brown received confirmation at Commissioner of Agriculture from Sonnenberg's Senate Agriculture, Natural Resource and Energy Committee. Brown is a third-generation farmer in Yuma County.

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  5. AZ adds new area under citrus quarantineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | ABC15.com

    The state Department of Agriculture announced Thursday that it is adding a small part of Maricopa County around Gila Bend to the areas under quarantine for the Asian Citrus Psyllid. Quarantine areas already extended southward from Mohave County into La Paz County and from Yuma County eastward into western Pima county, as well as a small part of Santa Cruz County.

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  6. Arizona Sheriff Calls Obama Out, Says 'Our Borders Are Not More Secure Than Ever'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Right Wing News

    ... border, each year. The Tucson Sector covers most of the state of Arizona from the New Mexico state line to the Yuma County line - a total of 262 border miles. Between 17 and 30 percent of those apprehended have a criminal record in the U.S. "This ...

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  7. No murder conviction for Yuma driver in DPS officer's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | KTAR

    A truck driver will not be convicted of murder in the Yuma death of an Arizona Department of Public Safety officer. Jurors in Yuma County convicted 36-year-old Jorge Espinoza on Friday of negligent homicide, rather than second-degree murder, in the May 2013 accident.

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  8. No murder conviction in DPS officer's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | ABC15.com

    A truck driver will not be convicted of murder in the Yuma death of an Arizona Department of Public Safety officer. Jurors in Yuma County convicted 36-year-old Jorge Espinoza on Friday of negligent homicide, rather than second-degree murder, in the May 2013 accident.

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  9. Colorado ranks second for LEED building certificationRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 5 | The Boulder County Business Report

    ... Georgia, Minnesota. Arizona and New York tied for 10th. DENVER - Gov. John Hickenlooper on Thursday named Yuma County farmer Don Brown the state's new Commissioner of Agriculture. Brown's BOULDER - The Ledges, an apartment complex in the University ...

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  10. McPhaul Swinging Bridge a " ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... "Swinging Bridge to Nowhere" is a Yuma oddity. Originally the Dome Bridge, the McPhaul Bridge was constructed by Yuma County and the State of Arizona in 1929. Built to allow users of the Yuma-to-Quartzite road (now Highway 95) to cross the Gila ...

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  11. Days Past - Ambition, talent and luck: The saga of pioneer Richard GirdRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | The Daily Courier

    ... Society in 1864, his name was on the list of original members, and he served that organization as a director for Yuma County in 1866. Also, Gird and others were authorized by the legislature to operate a never-built railroad in Yuma County. Then, ...

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  12. Trial starts for driver in DPS officer's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | ABC15.com

    The trial for a Yuma driver accused of causing the death of an Arizona Department of Public Safety officer got underway Friday. The Yuma Sun reports that testimony began in Yuma County Superior Court in the case of Jorge Espinoza, who faces 20 felony criminal charges including second-degree murder.

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  13. Trial starts for Yuma driver accused in Arizona DPS officer's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | KTAR

    The trial for a Yuma driver accused of causing the death of an Arizona Department of Public Safety officer got underway Friday. The Yuma Sun reports that testimony began in Yuma County Superior Court in the case of Jorge Espinoza, who faces 20 felony criminal charges including second-degree murder.

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  14. Trial starts for Yuma driver accused in DPS officer's deathRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2015 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... Safety officer got underway Friday. The Yuma Sun reports ( http://bit.ly/1CADuzz ) that testimony began in Yuma County Superior Court in the case of Jorge Espinoza, who faces 20 felony criminal charges including second-degree murder. Authorities say ...

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  15. Yuma police: 2 FedEx employees accused in cellphone theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | KTVK Phoenix

    ... and their vehicles and say numerous cellphones were seized. Luevanos and Luebanos have been booked into the Yuma County Detention Center on suspicion of theft and trafficking in stolen property. It's unclear if they have lawyers. Police say a ...

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  16. 4 still hospitalized after tour bus crash last week in YumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | KTVK Phoenix

    ... 52 people aboard the bus were hurt in last Thursday's accident, but none of the injuries were life-threatening. Yuma County Sheriff's officials say two of the injured were flown to Phoenix-area hospitals from the crash site. The others who were hurt ...

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  17. 4 still hospitalized after tour bus crash last week in YumaRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... 52 people aboard the bus were hurt in last Thursday's accident, but none of the injuries were life-threatening. Yuma County Sheriff's officials say two of the injured were flown to Phoenix-area hospitals from the crash site. The others who were hurt ...

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  18. More than 20 hurt in tour bus crash in rural ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    A tour bus flipped onto its side Thursday while on an agricultural sightseeing trip near the Arizona-Mexico border, injuring more than 20 people. Yuma County Sheriff's Office spokesman Alfonso Zavala said the bus had been on a dirt road near a field and tipped over while attempting to turn on an embankment.

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  19. 2 more patients released from Yuma hospital after bus crashRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2015 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... aboard the bus were hurt in Thursday's accident, but none of the injuries appeared to be life-threatening. Yuma County Sheriff's officials say two of the injured were flown to Phoenix-area hospitals from the crash site. The others who were hurt were ...

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  20. The news in briefRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2015 | Recorder

    A tour bus flipped onto its side Thursday while on an agricultural sightseeing trip near the Arizona-Mexico border, injuring more than 20 people. Yuma County Sheriff's Office spokesman Alfonso Zavala said the bus had been on a dirt road near a field and tipped over while attempting to turn on an embankment.

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