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“Fruit Pickers” Left Out of Obama’s Amnesty

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“Are we a nation that tolerates the hypocrisy of a system where workers who pick our fruit and make our beds never have a chance to get right with the law? -President Obama in his Immigration Speech

 

Chuck Hagel is stepping down as Defense Secretary under pressure

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel (L) listens as Chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff General Martin Dempsey (R) speaks during a briefing on the Defense Department's FY2014 budget at the Pentagon, Apr. 10, 2013.

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is stepping down, The New York Times reported Monday. President Obama asked the sole Republican on his national security to step down Friday after a series of meetings over the past several weeks and plans to announced the resignation Monday in the Rose Garden, the paper reported.

 

County

Wildcats Roll Over Wolf Pack on Way to Semifinals

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“In Literary terms a group of Wildcats is known as a destruction of Wildcats and a group of Wolves is a known as a pack of wolves.” A ”Destruction of Wildcats” from Brawley did just that Friday night at Warne Field as they hosted the Wolf Pack of West Hills in Division II quarterfinal playoff action.

 

National Philanthropy Day Awards Local Humanitarians

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EL CENTRO-Distinguished volunteers and community leaders gathered at the 2nd Annual Imperial Valley's National Philanthropy Day awards luncheon to recognize and pay tribute to the significant contributions humanitarians have made in our lives, our community and the world.

 
 

Local

California Dream Team has Hot Bats and Hotter Pitching

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BRAWLEY - November of 2014 has been a month to remember for the Imperial Valley based travel baseball team known simply as Team California. The ten years and under squad have turned in two championship performances in back to back weeks.

 

“Fill the SWAT Truck” Toy Drive This Saturday

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BRAWLEY - Saturday, between 10 A.M. and 2 P.M. the SWAT truck will be at Walmart's in Brawley to be filled with toys, toys, and more toys. The Brawley Police and the Police Explorers thank you for your generosity.

 

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The BEAT

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HEBER-On November 19, the Imperial County Sheriffs Department responded to a controlled substance call received around 1:10p.m at the Heber Elementary School District. The call was concerning three Juveniles in possession of an illegal substance.

 

IC Sheriff Finds 20lbs of Methamphetamine During Traffic Stop

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EL CENTRO - On Monday, November 17, 2014 at approximately 7:23 pm, an Imperial County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Sheriff conducted a traffic stop near Hwy 98 for a minor traffic violation.

 
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