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Halftime in America – Detroit Makes Cars and Jobs

February 6, 2012
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Clint Eastwood

Admit it. We needed to save the auto industry, for both economic and national security. Clint Eastwood got the job to tell us this.
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Bisbee and Naco Raided in Drug Bust

February 2, 2012
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Bisbee and Naco area residents were arrested on warrants during the last 48 hours, on indictments for trafficking marijuana. Nine homes in Naco, Bisbee and Sierra Vista were raided, and several arrests were made. KVOA leads with a lurid, hyperbolic headline: Feds take down members of a violent drug cartel. What they mean is that...
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Gabby Giffords, Gaston Glock and Guns in America

January 26, 2012
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Glock Spiel

Gabrielle Giffords and Gaston Glock are forever linked to both American history and culture. The tragedy of Gabrielle Giffords' near assassination in the Tucson Massacre is complex and full of missed opportunities. Gabby's personal firearm is a Glock, as was the shooter's weapon.
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Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Steps Down

January 22, 2012
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U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords announced her plans to step down from Congress Jan. 22, 2011.
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Songs for the 99% – Arlo Guthrie & Emmylou Harris Sing Deportee (Plane Wreck at Los Gatos)

January 7, 2012
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Arlo Guthrie and Emmylou Harris sing a song by Woody Guthrie. From “A Vision Shared: A Tribute To Woody Guthrie And Leadbelly”, 1988.
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Songs For The 99% – Fortunate Son by Creedence Clearwater Revival – Ed Sullivan

December 30, 2011
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CCR plays Fortunate Son

On November 16, 1969, Creedence Clearwater Revival performed "Fortunate Son" and "Down on the Corner" on The Ed Sullivan Show.
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Cochise County Remains Intact in New Congressional District Maps

December 28, 2011
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Tentative Final Congressional Map - Statewide

Cochise County remains intact in the final redistricting maps, as now drawn by the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission.
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FBI Director Disputes Third Gun at Brian Terry Murder Scene

December 15, 2011
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Robert Mueller FBI

FBI Director Robert Mueller denied that a third gun was allegedly recovered at Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry's murder investigation. "There was no third weapon found at the scene. There were two weapons that were found at the scene, not a third. Why there were suggestions as to a third I'm still not certain......
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Bisbee Bans Disposable Shopping Bags

December 8, 2011
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By unanimous decision, the Bisbee City Council became the first city in the state of Arizona to ban single use shopping bags. The ban will be voluntary, before being reviewed by the City Manager. Five cent fees for the use of disposable fees may soon be charged in the larger retail stores, followed by...
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GOP Demands Obama Fire Attorney General Eric Holder for Scandals Shared by Bush/Obama Drug Wars

December 8, 2011
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Eric Holder is Fast and Furious

US Attorney General Eric Holder is under fire by the Republican members of Congress over the 'Fast and Furious' gun smuggling scandal that has begun to engulf the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, the FBI, including the DEA doing a collateral money laundry for Mexican cartels. Its little concern that these scandals began...
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