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  1. Iraqi facing deportation after aiding military takes refugeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | The Las Vegas Sun

    An Iraqi man who fled to the U.S. during the Gulf War and trained tens of thousands of American soldiers is facing deportation orders that could lead to his death in his homeland, his supporters say. Kadhim Al-bumohammed, 64, decided to seek refuge Thursday inside a New Mexico church.

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  2. 6 killed in 25-vehicle pileup at New Mexico-Arizona lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Authorities in New Mexico say six people are dead after a 25-vehicle pileup on I-10 caused by sudden blowing dust in New Mexico near the Arizona state line. Those killed Monday include a 9-month-old girl and her parents from Phoenix, two people from El Paso, Texas, and a California woman.

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  3. The Latest: 6 killed in I-10 pileup caused by dustRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    The Latest on a multiple-car crash on I-10 near the Arizona and New Mexico border : Police say six people are dead, including an infant from Phoenix, after a multiple-car pileup on Interstate 10 in New Mexico near the Arizona state line. Police say winds and a dust storm abruptly blew in on westbound I-10 near Lordsburg, New Mexico, around 5 p.m. Monday.

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  4. 2 killed when small plane crashes near New Mexico airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Authorities say two people are dead after their twin-engine plane crashed shortly after taking off from an airport in southern New Mexico. State Police spokesman Carl Christiansen says the crash occurred shortly after 10 p.m. Tuesday at the airport in Ruidoso, about 140 miles northeast of El Paso, Texas.

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  5. Fugitive Mexican ex-Gov. Javier Duarte detained in GuatemalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Javier Duarte, the former governor of Mexico's Veracruz state who is accused of running a corruption ring that allegedly pilfered from state coffers, was detained in Guatemala after six months as a fugitive and high-profile symbol of government graft in his country. A statement from Mexico's federal Attorney General's Office said Duarte was detained Saturday with the cooperation of Guatemalan police and the country's Interpol office in the municipality of Panajachel, which is a picturesque tourist town on Lake Atitlan in Guatemala's highlands.

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  6. With 51s set to open season, new manager expects defense to shineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Baseball is back, and the Las Vegas 51s will lift the lid on their 35th season Thursday in El Paso, Texas. All of the players are excited to get the season underway, but none more than newly appointed manager Pedro Lopez.

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  7. Mexico transfers Zetas cartel leader to border prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Mexican authorities say they have transferred the leader of the brutal Zetas drug cartel to the same border prison that held Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman before he was extradited to the United States in January. A federal official not authorized to be quoted by name says Miguel Angel Trevino Morales was transferred from the Altiplano prison west of Mexico City to a federal prison in Ciudad Juarez, across the border from El Paso, Texas.

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  8. Brothers in Texas get life in prison for 3 Mexico killingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Two brothers have been sentenced to life in prison for their roles in the 2008 killings of three relatives in Mexico. Samuel and Emmanuel Velasco Gurrola were sentenced Thursday in El Paso, Texas.

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  9. Supreme Court to hear case of teen slain across borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    The Supreme Court is taking up an appeal from the parents of a Mexican teenager who was killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent. The case could help define when foreigners outside the U.S. have access to American courts.

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  10. Hundreds of Mexicans protest with 'human wall' on US borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Young people wave colored flags reading "Peace" as they form a symbolic human wall along the Rio Grande, which marks the border between Mexico and the U.S. in Ciudad Juarez, Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. Responding to plans by President Donald Trump to build a wall along the length of the U.S.-Mexico border, more than a thousand people lined the Mexican bank of the Rio Grande in Ciudad Juarez Friday, holding hands and carrying flowers.

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  11. Texas teacher shouldn't be punished for marijuana use in Colorado, judge saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A Texas high school teacher can use marijuana in Colorado, where it is legal, and should not get into trouble for it in her home state, where it is illegal, an administrative law judge ruled. The Texas judge made the recommendation in a case involving Maryam Roland, who had taught science at Parkland High School in El Paso, Texas, and who told school district officials that she ingested an edible marijuana product during Christmas break in Colorado in 2014-15.

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  12. Texas judge cited after allegedly making obscene gestureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A state district judge in El Paso is accused of shaking his middle finger at another judge in a fit of anger and now has a court date after being charged with disorderly conduct. State District Judge Patrick Garcia is scheduled for trial in April after the El Paso County district attorney's office determined the misdemeanor case should be prosecuted.

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  13. A look at notable dates in Mexico's decade-old drug warRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A look at key events in Mexico's war on drugs following the extradition of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. - Dec. 11, 2006: Then-President Felipe Calderon orders almost 7,000 soldiers to his home state of Michoacan to fight drug cartels.

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  14. US gas prices jump 6 cents over 2 weeks to $2.26 a gallonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    The average price of regular-grade gasoline has jumped 6 cents nationally over the past two weeks, to $2.26 a gallon. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday the hike mostly results from an agreement Nov. 30 by major oil-producing countries to slash output.

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  15. A look at notable dates in Mexico's decade-old drug warRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Dec. 11, 2006: Then-President Felipe Calderon orders almost 7,000 soldiers to his home state of Michoacan to fight drug cartels. Jan. 31, 2008: A gang bursts into a party and kills 16 young people in Ciudad Juarez, across the border from El Paso, Texas.

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  16. Prosecutors: Driver in fatal crash near airport was drunkRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Authorities say the driver of a car that struck a hotel shuttle van near Boston's airport and killed two visitors from Texas was drunk. Steven Birenbaum, of Swampscott, was released on $5,000 bail after pleading not guilty at his arraignment Monday to several charges, including two counts of manslaughter while driving drunk.

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