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, according to the FBI.
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ATF Encouraged Guns to Cross Border Despite Seller’s Concerns

April 17, 2011
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The AK 47 that killed Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was allowed into Mexico by Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms administrators. Senator Charles Grassley of Iowa received ATF emails from gun dealers that detail concerns that quantities of guns being sold to straw buyers were diverted to Mexico for use in the escalating drug war.
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Suspected Robert Krentz Killer Murdered in Agua Prieta

March 30, 2011
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The suspect wanted for killing Cochise County rancher Robert Krentz Killer was murdered a month ago in Agua Prieta... "KVOA News 4 obtained a 36 page report from the Cochise County Sheriff's Office revealing new information on the ongoing investigation of Robert Krentz's murder. Recently on February 22, 2011, Cochise County Sheriff's department received a call from an unknown source who requested to meet investigators at the U.S. Port of Entry in Douglas, Arizona informing officials they "investigated a homicide in Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico on February 12, 2011, and believed the deceased, who was later identified as an investigative lead in the Krentz homicide investigation." MORE INSIDE...
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Copper Queen Community Hospital Threatened

March 13, 2011
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The budget cuts being proposed by the Arizona Legislature could close dozens of rural hospitals, including the Copper Queen Community Hospital in Bisbee. Copper Queen's CEO, Jim Dickson is alarmed that the proposed cuts could impact his patients and the community at large.
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ATF Allowed AK-47s into Mexico Found at Brian Terry Gunfight

March 7, 2011
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CBS News reports that Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was killed by an AK-47 that was traced back to an Arizona gun shop. US officials in the Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Agency allowed these "guns to walk" into Mexico for the purpose of tracing them at crime scenes and other locations in Mexico.
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Border Patrol Agent Terry Killed by Single Shot After Firing Bean Bags

March 3, 2011
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An FBI report contains new information confirming that Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was killed by a single shot, with a bullet matching the caliber of an AK-37 rifle. Agent Terry was a killed in a gun battle last December 14th, in a canyon near Arivaca. He was a member of the Border Patrol Tactical Unit (BORTAC) in the Nogales, Arizona area of operations, having served at the Naco Station before joining BORTAC.
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FBI Rules Out Friendly Fire in BP Agent’s Death

February 16, 2011
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The FBI has determined that three of the four men detained by the Border Patrol on the night Agent Brian Terry was killed have no connection with the shooting death.
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Cochise Deputy and Wife Charged with Embezzlement, Plead Not Guily

February 16, 2011
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Cochise County Sheriff's Deputy, Victor Lopez and his wife, Angelina Michelle Lopez, have been charged with embezzling nearly a million dollars from Sierra Vista Internal Medicine, her former employer.
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What the World Needs Now…

January 12, 2011
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What the world needs now is love sweet love
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Bisbee’s History and Culture at the Arizona Cultural Inventory Project

December 21, 2010
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Here is a current list of web resources from Bisbee's cultural and historical chapters. From the Arizona Archives and Public Records, and the Arizona Secretary of State.
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Canadian Mining Company Drills in Bisbee

December 17, 2010
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Entrée Gold Inc. has commenced a combined reverse circulation- core drilling program at its Bisbee project in Arizona. The initial three hole, 2,400 metre program (including 1,200 metres of reverse circulation pre-collars) will test a discrete buried geophysical target whose signature is similar to several known mineralized copper porphyry deposits in the Southwest USA. The Dixie target is located 6 kilometres north of the historic Lavender pit at Bisbee.
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Border Patrol BORTAC Agent Brian Terry Killed in Firefight

December 16, 2010
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A Naco based Border Patrol agent was killed near Rio Rico yesterday in a firefight between a BORTAC SWAT team and armed bandits.
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Cochise County – 1915

December 2, 2010
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These pictures are from a pamphlet distributed by the Cochise County Board of Supervisors in 1915.
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Three Black Hawk Helicopters Go To Mexico

November 26, 2010
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On November 24th, The US delivered three Black Hawk UH-60M helicopters to the Government of Mexico’s Federal Police Force (SSP), as part of the Merida Initiative to fight organized crime in Mexico.
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