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He Said: She Said

January 25, 2011

The Federal Government has been reporting that the Arizona border with Mexico is “more secure than ever,” but in a release issued by KPHO (channel 5) television station in Phoenix it was also reported that “authorities in Pinal County dispute” this assertion.The television station reported that “in a release sent to media outlets Wednesday, Pinal [...]

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More to Nogales than its Border Proximity

October 22, 2010

There’s more to Nogales, Arizona than its close proximity to Nogales, Mexico and some of the history that is associated with that. For example, if you’re into caving the Cave of Bells is an underground wilderness that even includes it own warm lake. This cave was first mentioned in early pioneer accounts dating back to [...]

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Arizona and Mexico: Right on the Border

October 18, 2010

If you want to experience a true border town that embraces its heritage roots then a visit to Nogales, Arizona might be in short order. Historically Nogales was part of a migratory path and trade route (later called El Camino Real the King’s Highway) and got its name from the Spanish word for “walnut” since [...]

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