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First Americana Music Fest USA Comes to Lowell, Arizona

March 5, 2015
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Lowell Arizona comes alive with the first Americana Music Fest USA, on Saturday March 21st, 2015 from 12 noon till 9pm. Proceeds will benefit the historical restoration of Lowell. Motorcycles, cars, art, brews, and food will be on display along with all day music from many local and regional groups.
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Bisbee Plastic Bag Ban Wins Again

March 5, 2015
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Last Tuesday, City of Bisbee Council Voted 4 to 3 in favor of the ordinance banning plastic bags in the Bisbee city limits. Lots of heat, as our local Tea Party wrangles another loss. Despite the complaints about this being a taxation without represention, the City of Bisbee will continue...
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Bisbee Police Bust Record Marijuana Haul, Discover a Naco Tunnel

February 24, 2015
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The Bisbee Police Department has the largest marijuana seizure in its history, when a traffic stop yielded 4793 bundles of marijuana in a rental truck. According to Chief Ben Reyna, this is the largest in the department's history. The tunnel in Naco is the second major tunnel found in...
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Arizona Governor Places Prisons before Schools in Latest Budget

February 13, 2015
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Arizona Governor Doug Ducey plans to shift money from the schools to private prisons. The Governor's plan would build and pay for a new, 3000 bed private prison complex that will cost the taxpayers tens of millions of dollars over the next decade.
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Why America Loses Wars While Destroying Peace

January 13, 2015
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The United States keeps fighting wars and losing them. A former general makes the case that undeclared wars are perpetual motion machines that are unconstitutional and a threat to democracies and peace.
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Bisbee Film Festival – One People: One Planet Schedule is Up

October 1, 2014
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The Bisbee Film Festival - One People: One Planet is on schedule with ecological films from all over the world.
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Adriana Badal’s Economic Plans for Bisbee – Then and Now

September 26, 2014
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Mayor Badal Points to Scott Reiss

A little over a year ago, Bisbee Mayor Adriana Badal shared her vision for Bisbee's economic future. On July 13th 2013, Mayor Badal spoke at an open forum at the old Bisbee YWCA building. Mayor Badal said that planning for transportation and industry was hard, so she had a...
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Bisbee Plastic Bag Ban Repeal is Tossed from the Ballot

July 23, 2014
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The effort to repeal the Bisbee Plastic Bag Ban was found to have technical errors, and will not be on the ballot. Susan Blackford and her petition gatherers had collected 675 signatures for the repeal to be on the November ballot.
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The Lavender Pit in Bisbee – 1961 Petley Postcard

June 3, 2014
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Bisbee Arizona Lavender Pit in 1961, view from the air. The flotation mill above Lowell is larger than Erie Street and the shops. Trees are much smaller and sparse than in 2014.
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Happy Mother’s Day from Gabby Giffords

May 11, 2014
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Gabby Giffords and her Mom wish you a Happy Mother's Day.
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Songs for the 99% – Bisbee Belugas sing Shady Grove

April 30, 2014
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Songs for the 99% - Bisbee Belugas sing Shady Grove on Earth Day at the Bisbee Farmer's Market.
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The Ladds team with the ACLU regarding loss of Constitutional rights on the border

April 14, 2014
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John Ladd and his family have approached the ACLU regarding the constant violations of Constitutional and property rights that the Border Patrol commit on a daily basis. Here is a video provided courtesy of the ACLU of Arizona.
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Palominas Tea Party activist complains ‘Anti-Mexican’ label kills our border control business

April 4, 2014
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Glenn Spencer, Raw Story

KTVK reported last week that Arizona state Sen. Al Melvin (R) was pushing to purchase $18 million of equipment to build a sonic “virtual fence” from a company owned by American Border Patrol leader Glenn Spencer. The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has classified the American Border Patrol as a...
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Bisbee Mayor Adriana Badal Will Not Run for Re-election

March 20, 2014
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“I will not seek reelection nor run for city council. I promised my family it would be one term.,” she said. “My husband hasn’t retired; he lives in New Mexico and we rarely see each other. I will return to serve as a volunteer on boards or commissions. I...
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Bisbee International Film Festival Welcomes Submissions

March 14, 2014
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The first Bisbee International Film Festival is online and almost ready to welcome submissions. Bisbee Mayor Adriana Badal has appointed Allison Otto as Project Manager to run the festival, while Mayor Badal will also be the Managing Director... The mission of the Bisbee International Film Festival (BIFF) is to...
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Obama Breaks Record with 2 Million Deportations

March 13, 2014
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As the number of deportations under President Obama approaches 2 million people and immigration reform lags under Republican obstruction, undocumented immigrants are fighting back through acts of civil disobedience. Hundreds have gathered at the U.S.-Mexico border this week to support a group of undocumented youths and families seeking re-entry...
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Border Patrol Report Shows Officers Created Dangerous Situations To Justify Opening Fire

March 11, 2014
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The US Border Patrol has handed down new guidelines for use of deadly force after its agents killed 19 people in 67 shooting incidents between 2010-2012... Why did they fear for their safety? Because they put themselves deliberately in that position, according to a report commissioned by the...
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Songs for the 99% – El Chapo Guzman por Los Tucanes de Tijuana

February 22, 2014
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El Chapo Guzman has been re-captured in Mazatlan, Sinaloa. Los Tucanes de Tijuana have the story...
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Bisbee Glows with Vogue Intrigues – Bribes, Bullies and Axed Trees

February 20, 2014
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The Bisbee City Council votes against the Bisbee Glow Stair Climb, and drama ensues. Another Fun Night at the Bisbee City Council!
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