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Mariposa Port Of Entry

Expansion of Nogales port should ease border wait times

Expansion of Nogales port should ease border wait times

Renovations should result in shorter waits at Mariposa, but staffing issues remain.

August 09, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Dirt flying in Nogales ahead of port's opening

Dirt flying in Nogales ahead of port's opening

Hill's removal solves problems for feds, rancher.

August 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Monsoon off to a splashing start

Monsoon off to a splashing start

Rain has fallen daily since monsoon started on July 3.

July 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Flooding closes Nogales downtown port of entry

Flooding closes Nogales downtown port of entry

Storms also hit southeast, west of Tucson.

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At Tucson conference, hundreds talk Arizona-Sonora trade

At Tucson conference, hundreds talk Arizona-Sonora trade

Hundreds of people from Sonora and Arizona gathered Friday to make introductions, share ideas and find ways to work together.

May 31, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Drug tunnel shutdown in Arizona-Sonora

Drug tunnel shutdown in Arizona-Sonora

U.S. and Mexican authorities shutdown a drug smuggling tunnel Friday afternoon, following a multi-agency investigation by the Nogales Tunnel Task Force, federal authorities said.

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Border wait times could drop with addition of 170 officers

Border wait times could drop with addition of 170 officers

There might be shorter wait lines in the near future as Arizona’s ports of entry get an influx of additional officers.

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Congressional panel in Tucson explores Mexico trade

Congressional panel in Tucson explores Mexico trade

More officers at Arizona’s ports of entry, longer hours of operation, lease-back partnerships with private investors and toll roads.

December 10, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Commercial port expansion prompts investment in Nogales

Commercial port expansion prompts investment in Nogales

It’s not as though he sees molehills where everyone else sees mountains.

December 08, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Some downtown parking spots an unusually tight fit

Eagle-eyed pedestrians walking over Broadway and Congress Street on the footbridge in front of the county buildings can see the problem when they look down at the parking spaces below.

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Border officers seize $300,000 in cash; nearly $794,000 in meth in 3 incidents

Border officers seize $300,000 in cash; nearly $794,000 in meth in 3 incidents

A 35-year-old Douglas man was arrested Friday for attempting to smuggle $300,000 in unreported cash into Mexico through the Douglas port of entry, authorities said.

September 09, 2013 8:45 pm Photos

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Mayor asks Obama's aid for road expansion

Mayor asks Obama's aid for road expansion

Met with Obama in Phoenix

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Mayor asks Obama's aid for road expansion

Mayor asks Obama's aid for road expansion

One local pol got a chance to chat up President Obama on Tuesday. Mayor Jonathan Rothschild pitched a Southern Arizona road expansion project to the president as a means to possibly solve some pressing economic and border issues.

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Rothschild, Sonora mayor find receptive ears on Mexico City trip

Rothschild, Sonora mayor find receptive ears on Mexico City trip

MEXICO CITY - It took less than an hour for the mayors of Tucson and Nogales, Sonora, to get what they had come for.

July 21, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Border officers seize 33 lbs. of meth at Nogales port

Border officers seize 33 lbs. of meth at Nogales port

A Mexican national was arrested Saturday at the Mariposa Port of Entry in Nogales for attempting to smuggle nearly 33 pounds of methamphetamine into the United States.

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Nogales border officers arrest 2 with meth, heroin

Nogales border officers arrest 2 with meth, heroin

A Sonora man was arrested Sunday after border officers say they found $951,000 worth of methamphetamine hidden in his car.

April 29, 2013 4:41 pm Related
Nogales port officers find $1M worth of pot in bell peppers

Nogales port officers find $1M worth of pot in bell peppers

A Mexican man was arrested Tuesday at a Nogales port of entry for attempting to smuggle more than a ton of marijuana into the United States.  

March 13, 2013 3:14 pm

Stimulus money doubles truck lanes at Nogales border

The number of lanes for commercial trucks entering the U.S. through Nogales has already doubled as construction continues on the Mariposa Port of Entry.

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Busted truck at Arizona border gets man caught with 2 tons of pot

Busted truck at Arizona border gets man caught with 2 tons of pot

Border agents found two tons of marijuana in a truck that first attracted their attention when it started to have mechanical problems as it approached the inspection dock.

October 27, 2011 6:02 pm

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