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  1. Trucker sentenced for smuggling ton of marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | ABC15.com

    ... for smuggling marijuana into Arizona. Federal authorities arrested Jose Francisco Garcia-Coronado in June 2013 near Amado, Arizona after a U.S. Border Patrol drug detection dog alerted authorities to a false wall inside Garcia-Coronado's tractor ...

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  2. Truck driver sentenced for smuggling 1 ton of MarijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | SFGate

    A federal judge sentenced a commercial truck driver this week to 97 months in prison for smuggling marijuana into Arizona. Federal authorities arrested Jose Francisco Garcia-Coronado in June 2013 near Amado, Arizona after a U.S. Border Patrol drug detection dog alerted authorities to a false wall inside Garcia-Coronado's tractor trailer containing nearly one ton of marijuana worth an estimated $1 million.

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  3. Penn researchers hope to discover planets similar to EarthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Daily Pennsylvanian

    ... Blake and Sliski's telescope, the Minerva-Red, was recently installed at the Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory in Amado, Arizona . Their focus on Minerva-Red, is a specific aspect of the entire project. Blake described the two as "sister projects ...

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  4. View of most Americans: Allow undocumented immigrants to stayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | PennLive.com

    A U.S. Border Patrol agent blocks a protester from reaching an immigration checkpoint on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 in Amado, Ariz.. About 40 protesters from Arivaca, Ariz. 2 comments

  5. Spring fire still burning southwest of TucsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    TUCSON, AZ - The Spring Fire is still burning in the Baboquivari mountains, west of Amado. It has burned more than 400 acres since starting Tuesday afternoon.

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  6. Two wildfires burning in southern ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    TUCSON, AZ - There are two wildfires burning in Southern Arizona. The Spring fire was reported on Tuesday afternoon and is burning west of Amado in the Baboquivari Mountains.

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  7. Angry Arizonans Confront Agents at Border Patrol CheckpointsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... afternoon for school. Every time their parents take them to Tucson shopping. Every time they go to a friends house in Amado, or to Karate in Sahuarita. Men carry guns, dogs bark, lights flash. Yeah. Good times. Well, not really, for those who get ...

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  8. Tucson-based company has contracting license revokedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | KGUN

    Court documents reveal that the Arizona Registrar of Contractors received 10 complaints against B & M between 2013 and January of 2015. The complaints were related to work that the company did for residential property owners from Hereford, Sierra Vista, Amado, Marana and Tucson.

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  9. Arizona residents protest Border Patrol checkpointsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | USA Today

    ... Tucson argue with Pima County Sheriff's Lt. Jeffrey Palmer (right) at the Border Patrol checkpoint on Arivaca Road in Amado on Wednesday, May 27, 2015. Around 75 protesters rallied to have the checkpoint shut down. AMADO, Ariz. - Normally four or ...

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  10. S. AZ residents protest Border Patrol checkpointRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | ABC15.com

    ... Arivaca activist, said Wednesday. She and several dozen others gathered around a checkpoint along a two-lane road in Amado, where agents under a metal tent ask all who drive through about their citizenship status. For over a year, a group of Arivaca ...

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  11. Southern Arizona residents protest Border Patrol checkpointsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Denver Post

    Two protesters carry a large banner as they walk toward a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint on a two-lane road in Amado, Ariz. on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, about 20 miles north of the border with Mexico.

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  12. Arizona border town residents reportedly feel threatened by Border Patrol agentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Fox News

    May 27, 2015: Two protesters carry a large banner as they walk toward a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint on a two-lane road in Amado, Ariz. Protesters flocked to six Arizona border checkpoints Wednesday as demonstrators complained that the Border Patrol has turned their towns into militarized zones.

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  13. On his 94th birthday 'The Candy Bomber' is too busy to celebrateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... Halvorsen still flying an airplane. He attends air shows and re-enactments of his candy bombings. Halvorsen lives in Amado, Ariz., with his wife, Lorraine Pace. Halvorsen's first wife, Alta Jolley, died in 1999. She and Halvorsen had five children. ...

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  14. Holiday cocktails for a good causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | KTVK Phoenix

    ... syrup, add ingredients, shake, pour over fresh ice Glassware: Bucket Garnish: Pomegranate Seeds Smokin' Jack 1 oz Don Amado Mezcal .5 Roca Patron Silver .75 Grapefruit juice .5 lime juice 1 Scoop Pumpkin Butter ,5 oz Cinnamon Syrup Method: Combine ...

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  15. 2 of 8 Watsonville murder suspects still on the runRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | KSBW-TV

    Watsonville police revealed this week that they believe eight men are responsible for an October double homicide. As of Wednesday afternoon, six Watsonville men were locked in the Santa Cruz County Jail on first-degree murder charges: Gilberto Ponciano, 25; Juan Carlos Cruz, 21; Roberto Cancino Ramirez, 22; Jimmy Fernando Espinoza, 33; Amado Marshal Hernandez, 20; and Michael Escobar, 31. Two are still at-large and on the run: Marcos Robles, 22, and Brandon Ruiz-Martinez, 20. Detectives said all eight are Norteno gang member who carried out a plot to gun down 33-year-old Ramon Rendon while Rendon was working at the Valley Inn motel on Main Street, according to Sgt.

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  16. Clotilde 'Tillie' (Castro) MendozaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Copper Basin News

    ... her household with a demanding hand but soft heart, and single-handedly raised her two children, Lillian (Mendoza) Amado, and Rudy C. Burrola. Tillie was incredibly proud of her two ASU Sun Devil Graduates - both of whom went on to become educators. ...

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  17. 24-hour vigil protesting Arivaca checkpoint in AmadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    Protesters are gathered at a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint in Amado for a 24-hour vigil that calls for the checkpoint's removal.

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  18. 24-hour vigil protesting Arivaca Road checkpoint in AmadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    Protesters are gathered at a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint in Amado for a 24-hour vigil that calls for the checkpoint's removal. The checkpoint, located on Arivaca Road west of Interstate 19, has been in place for seven years.

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  19. BP checkpoint protest continues in ArivacaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | CBS 3 Springfield

    ... lost control, left the roadway and collided with a sign. Protesters are gathered at a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint in Amado for a 24-hour vigil that calls for its removal. Protesters are gathered at a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint in Amado for a ...

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  20. Troubled times for horses in ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | The Daily Courier

    ... When Connie Thomson began volunteering for Equine Voices Rescue & Sanctuary at the Jumpin' Jack Ranch, located in Amado, Arizona, she was very afraid of the horses. More than four years later, that fear dissipated as Thomson learned how crucial her ...

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