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Agents seize phony hoverboards at Minnesota-Canada border

INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents earlier this month seized nearly $650,000 in counterfeit merchandise coming into Minnesota from Canada, including hundreds of hoverboards.

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Officials: Past border tech efforts failed, but this one won't

Officials: Past border tech efforts failed, but this one won't

Solar-powered towers let agents watch the international line in real time.

December 26, 2015 7:01 pm Video Photos

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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Views on border strike force, prayers after shootings, success in Foothills schools.

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Cochise County awarded first money from border fence donations

Cochise County awarded first money from border fence donations

The Cochise County Sheriff's Office will get $219,000 as the first recipient of funds from the Border Security Trust Fund.

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Letters to the editor

Statements on inaction on median proposal, border security bill, police retirement benefits. 

May 08, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…

Letters to the editor

Readers respond to climate-change letter, Obama Keystone veto, reasons for bad roads.

February 26, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…

Letters to the editor

Letters on hunger in the U.S., rescued javelina, John McCain protest.

February 01, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…
$1-billion-a-year border bill unneeded, critics say

$1-billion-a-year border bill unneeded, critics say

Proposal adds fencing and roads, waives environmental laws far from international line.

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Letters to the editor

Letters on free speech, Super Bowl numbers, Netanyahu visit, vacant school buildings. 

January 24, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…

Charges against US Customs agent dropped

Federal authorities are dropping charges against a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer.

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Steller: Border returns as political issue for 2014

Steller: Border returns as political issue for 2014

Central American migrant crisis revives the border security issue for Arizona politicians. 

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Border reform must have money for ports of entry

You arrive at the store, money in hand and ready to spend, and are confronted by an hours-long line just to get to the door. Once you reach the entrance, a security guard asks why you want to come in, where you're coming from and could she check your pockets before letting you through.

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Unrealistic to set fixed benchmarks for border arrests

Unrealistic to set fixed benchmarks for border arrests

Over the years, the border fence in Nogales, Ariz., has been reinforced or rebuilt in a number of ways to deter people from crossing illegally.

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Opinion: Unrealistic to set fixed benchmarks for apprehensions on border

Opinion: Unrealistic to set fixed benchmarks for apprehensions on border

The following editorial appears in Sunday's Washington Post:

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Sen. Jeff Flake: Guest-worker plan will be a plus

A strong guest-worker program would bolster border security, Sen. Jeff Flake told Hispanic business leaders Monday.

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Arizona Senate approves more police power against trespassers

PHOENIX - State senators on Tuesday voted to give police new power to use against those who trespass on private property.

March 20, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Report prompts Arizona GOP to consider new ways to reach Latino voters

PHOENIX - Arizona Republicans say they don't need to change their stance on immigration or even their message to attract the Latino voters who largely defected last year.

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Tech Park aims to be border lab

Tech Park aims to be border lab

The University of Arizona's Science and Technology Park hopes to parlay its partnership with the U.S. arm of an international defense systems giant into a role as a testing and evaluation center for border security technologies.

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Tech Park aims to be border lab

Tech Park aims to be border lab

Sean Pender, center, explains DRS Technologies' surveillance test tower during a border technology showcase at the UA Science and Technology Park. DRS will build and test the towers there if it wins a competition with other defense contractors for a federal contract to provide them.

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