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The 2010 murder of a Border Patrol agent in Arizona helped solidify support for Donald Trump's presidential campaign in the Upper Midwest, political strategist Steve Bannon told a Tucson audience. "Is anything more dramatic than the death of Brian Terry in that canyon?," he said, speaking at a benefit for a foundation set up by the slain BP agent's family.... Read more»   1

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A 22-year-old Mexican man will face charges for assaulting a Border Patrol agent after he threw dirt in the agent's face during an arrest near Highway 286, about 58 miles southwest of Tucson, on Friday morning. ... Read more»   

Despite the cancellation of private prison giant CoreCivic's contract with the Bureau of Prisons after inmate deaths at a New Mexico, the facility was repurposed as an immigration detention center under a new federal contract.... Read more»   

A Sahuarita motorcycle officer has been disciplined after losing a SWAT rifle while on patrol in May. The fully automatic rifle with a 10-inch barrel has not been recovered. ... Read more»   

The FCC has eliminated the “main studio rule,” which said TV and radio broadcasters had to have local studios, where viewers or listeners could interact with and communicate with the people who were putting their news on the air. ... Read more»   

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