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  1. Charges shed light on sea cucumber smuggling at US borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | The Republic

    Charges against a father-son partnership for allegedly smuggling more than $17 million worth of sea cucumbers to the United States and exporting them to Asia sheds light on a growing and lucrative illegal cross-border trade. David Mayorquin and his father, Ramon Torres Mayorquin, are accused of a scheme to buy the illegally harvested animals from poachers in Mexico's Yucatan peninsula, pay for them under fake names and underestimate their weight and value to inspectors at San Diego's Otay Mesa border crossing, across from Tijuana, Mexico.

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  2. Robert King Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | The Republic

    Robert Avery King Jr., 50, of North Vernon, died at 8:35 p.m. on Saturday, April 1, 2017, in North Vernon. He is survived by his life mate of 26 years, Barbara Joetta Ford; daughters, Brandi King of North Vernon, Crystal Hosier of Fort Wayne, Heather King of Indianapolis, Angela McDonald of North Vernon and Natalie Ison of North Vernon; brothers, William Barclay of Tucson, Arizona and Barry Barclay of Sumter, South Carolina; sister, Jeanie Alksne of Houston, Texas; and six grandchildren.

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  3. 5 Miller Prize architectural winners pickedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | The Republic

    Five winners have been chosen to design and build temporary installations at the site of five iconic architectural landmarks in Columbus. The Miller Prize winners, announced Sunday by Landmark Columbus, are part of a new, annual exploration of architecture, art, design and community known as Exhibit Columbus.

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  4. Navajo youths travel 1,000 miles to protest power plant hazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | The Republic

    Nineteen-year-old Sheldon Natoni worries about the haze hanging over his tribe's sacred mountains in Arizona and the effect it is having on the health of others in the Navajo Nation. His friend Sebale Tsosie, 21, has the same concerns, saying it's unfair that a massive coal-fired power plant blamed for the pollution will not have to drastically cut back emissions until a generation from now.

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  5. Judge orders Border Patrol to improve detention conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | The Republic

    A federal judge in Tucson, Arizona, has ordered the Border Patrol to improve conditions at its holding facilities in most of the state, saying the agency was not following its own standards by keeping migrants in crowded, cold cells without proper bedding. Judge David Bury issued the temporary order Friday requiring the Border Patrol's Tucson Sector to provide clean mats and thin blankets to migrants held for longer than 12 hours and to allow them to wash or clean themselves.

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  6. Soldier who killed 5 Dallas officers showed PTSD symptomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | The Republic

    The Army reservist who killed five Dallas police officers last month showed symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder after returning home from Afghanistan in 2014, but doctors concluded that he presented no serious risk to himself or others, according to newly released documents from the Veterans Health Administration. Micah Johnson had sought treatment for anxiety, depression and hallucinations, telling doctors that he experienced nightmares after witnessing fellow soldiers getting blown in half.

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  7. Artwork from comedian Garry Shandlinga s estate to be soldRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | The Republic

    Dozens of paintings and other works of art from the estate of comedian Garry Shandling will be offered for sale at a show in New Mexico this week. Organizers of the annual Objects of Art Santa Fe say this will be the first public viewing of Shandling's collection, which includes Navajo rugs, Southwest furniture and pieces by Mexican artists Francisco Zuniga and Alfredo Ramos Martinez.

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  8. Storms return to Southwest, but less intense than earlierRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2016 | The Republic

    Storms have hit areas of the Southwest again, but with less intensity than a day earlier when monsoon rains swamped the desert region, stranding drivers, flooding streets and prompting water rescues. Forecasters warned of the potential of more flooding in six states - Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Nevada, Utah and California, particularly in washes and streams.

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