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Even as the drawdown continues of American troops in Afghanistan, the death toll continues to mount. Just this past week, seven more casualties were confirmed by U.S. Central Command, according to the website http://projects.militarytimes.com/valor...
Staff WriterSEELEY — Joe “Tiger” Patrick has been carrying across the country the names and faces of the 6,655 service men and women killed in Iraq and Afghanistan on a 200-square-foot banner. He began his walk April 26 from Coronado Beach and...
As long as we are free, we will never truly be safe. That’s just the way it has to be if we are to keep our freedom. It’s not a new concept. One of the leading architects of this nation, Benjamin Franklin, said as much: “They who...
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EL CENTRO - The U.S. Marshals Service and El Centro police conducted a sex offender compliance check operation Wednesday resulting in more than 60 compliance checks done and two people arrested, according to a press release. The operation targeted...
F or a sizable chunk of the population, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan may not register as much now as they once did, if they did at all. Despite the sheer length of both campaigns, they remained something all too distant and unobtrusive compared to the...
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Staff WriterHumberto Abad Martinez, 53, left his home country of Honduras two months ago to travel to the United States in hopes of finding work. His journey included riding “the Beast,” a freight train that travels across Mexico and is notoriously...
For years we heard about the “tyranny of the minority.” Right-wingers lamented how “minority groups” or more often “minority thinkers” forced their will upon the majority of us in this nation by citing the...
Staff WriterAbe Cardenas endured multiple hardships and saw hundreds of his brothers die while in the years he served in Vietnam, but to him, none of that adversity compares to the 14 months he’s dealt with cancer. “I didn’t believe this was going...
Staff Writer, Copy EditorFor those of lesser means, getting ahead in the world presents a unique set of challenges. For immigrants and the children of immigrants, those challenges are often amplified. Yet, here in the Imperial Valley many have used those same obstacles as...
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Who wouldn’t want a Bushmaster rifle? That thing is a beast. In all its tricked-out paramilitary glory, with a fully extended clip, that rifle could make Swiss cheese out of, well, Swiss cheese. But it’s not really made for making Swiss...
Staff WriterFor J. Robert Hayes, a competitive shooter and owner of The Gun Shop in El Centro, business is booming. “Look at my case,” he said, gesturing at a display case that was nearly empty. “These racks are normally full,” he said,...
Staff WriterCALEXICO — The Imperial County District Attorney’s Office has found that police officers acted lawfully during a domestic disturbance call that resulted in the fatal shooting of a man in late August. In a letter to Calexico Police Chief...
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