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The Case of the Missing FBI Informant’s Gun at Brian Terry Murder Scene

September 10, 2011
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Allegations that there was a third gun found at Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry's murder have surfaced, bring more questions about the facts surrounding the firefight in Arivaca last year.
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ATF Director And US Attorney Resign As Fast and Furious Gunwalking Scandals Continue

August 30, 2011
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Kenneth Melson, the Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, has resigned amidst the continuing scandals of his agency's program of 'gunwalking', or allowing the unhindered sales of firearms for illegal importation into Mexico.
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BioteQ Resumes Operations in Bisbee

July 5, 2011
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BioteQ Environmental Technologies Inc., a leader in the treatment of industrial waste water, has resumed water treatment operations at its joint venture plant in Bisbee, Arizona. Bioreactor activity has been restored and water treatment has resumed. BioteQ expects treatment to gradually ramp up over the next four to six weeks.
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Stop Buffelgrass or the Sonoran Desert Dies by Fire

June 4, 2011
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Stop Buffelgrass or the Sonoran Desert Dies by Fire

In Southern Arizona, rapid spread of buffelgrass and conversion of fire-resistant desert to flammable grassland rivals urban growth and water as the region's most pressing environmental issue. Buffelgrass has introduced a new wildfire risk into an ecosystem that is not fire adapted.
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BioteQ Stalls in Bisbee Restart Due to Freeze and Repairs

May 20, 2011
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BioteQ reports a delay in the expected re-start of operations at its joint venture plant in Bisbee, Arizona. With the ramp-up of the bioreactor following re-inoculation earlier this spring, the company has discovered several air leaks in the bioreactor loop system...
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Free Vaccinations For Cochise County Residents

May 19, 2011
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The Cochise County Health Department has partnered with Adacel and TAPI to deliver all adults in Cochise County a Tdap vaccine free of charge.
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Major Phoenix ATF Shakeup after ‘Gun Walking’

May 18, 2011
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Top agents of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosiveshave been replaced in Phoenix, following the 'Fast and Furious' and 'Operation Gunrunner' capers that helped armed Mexican drug gangs. CBS News reporter Cheryl Attkisson continues to report on the "Fast and Furious" ATF operation, also known as Operation Gunrunner.
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Governor Brewer Signs Bill Making Colt Revolver Official Arizona Handgun

April 28, 2011
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Whistle me up a memory... Whistle me back where I want to be... Whistle a tune that will carry me... To Tombstone Territory... If your past has run afoul the law... It's a handy place to be... But your future's just a good as your draw... In Tombstone Territory...
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Business Seminar to Help Non-Profits in Marketing

April 20, 2011
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The Cochise Small Business Development Center is co- sponsoring an event geared towards ways to market non- profits.
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Crime in Arizona Decreased During Last Four Years

April 18, 2011
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Crime statistics from the FBI confirm that the drug violence occurring in Sonora is not spilling over into Arizona. In fact, violent crime rates in Arizona have decreased in the last four years. Violent crime rate per 100,000 people dropped 7 percent from 2007 to 2008 and more than 15 percent from 2008 to 2009,...
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