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The Drug Enforcement Administration on Thursday renewed the Arizona Department of Corrections’ registration to import pentobarbital, the drug of choice for executions in states that allow lethal injection.
WASHINGTON – Two days after President Barack Obama asked for $3.7 billion in emergency funding to help stem a rising tide of immigrant children on the Southwest border, lawmakers on Capitol Hill were split over the request.
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The Marana Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its seventh opportunity in three years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your medications for disposal to Target on the corner of Ina and Thornydale roads on Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for this free and anonymous service.
On October 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Marana Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its seventh opportunity in three years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your medications for disposal to the Target at 3901 W Ina Rd. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.
The Marana Police Department, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration, Meth Free Alliance, Fraternal Order of Police, Optimist Club, Northwest Fire District and Pima County Wastewater, is hosting a Dispose-A-Med event Dec. 15. The events are at Target on the corner of Ina and Thornydale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
An UnAmerican thing to say
The Marana Police Department, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration, Meth Free Alliance, Optimist Club, Marana Health Center, Northwest Fire District and Pima County Wastewater, is hosting a Dispose-A-Med event Sept. 29. It is being held at the Target on the corner of Ina and Thornydale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik, who for the last 32 years has maintained his position as the county’s top law enforcement official, stood his ground against comments made last week by the five Republican candidates looking to fill his seat this election year.
The issue of illegal immigration is wrought with strong emotions and political divisiveness – no one understands this more than the citizens of Arizona. Yet, legal immigration has also played an undeniably important role in the shaping of our nation’s history and culture; many of us owe our present American identity to immigrants from a not-so-distant ancestry. I see no reason for tension between our heritage of welcoming immigrants and our bedrock commitment to upholding the rule of law.
The Arizona Correctional Peace Officers Association (AZCPOA) formally endorsed Sheriff Paul Babeu for re-election. The labor organization represents 2,500 correction officers throughout Arizona, and many reside in Pinal County with their families.
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It didn’t take long after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Arizona’s Senate Bill 1070 for both Republicans and Democrats to claim victory Monday.
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Three Northwest school districts are keeping an eye on Arizona statehouse legislation that, if signed by Governor Jan Brewer, would assess criminal penalties for anyone using an electronic or digital device to harass, intimidate or threaten another person.
As Chairman of Transportation for the Arizona House of Representatives, I feel compelled to weigh in on the decision from the NTSB to recommend a complete ban on PEDs (personal electrical devises) being used in the operation of a motor vehicle.
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The Oro Valley and Marana police departments were part of a statewide investigation that led to the Attorney General’s office arresting 17 of 23 suspects involved in a “large-scale cocaine trafficking organization.”
The Oro Valley Town Council got back to work last Wednesday night, following a month-long break.
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