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Archive for August 31st, 2010

Murder Suspect Encountered During Routine Patrol in Yuma Sector

U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Yuma Station arrested an illegal alien with an extensive criminal history and who is wanted for murder in Portland, Oregon. At about 12 a.m., Border Patrol agents discovered footprints of four subjects near County 17th Street who appeared to have crossed the international boundary illegally. After tracking the footprints, agents arrested two of the individuals who were illegally in the United States. The individuals were taken to the Yuma [...]

Thousands of Hunters Expected at Dove Season Opening

Thousands of Hunters Expected at Dove Season Opening

California's split 2010 dove season will be open from Sept. 1-15, and again from Nov. 13-Dec. 27, the Department of Fish and Game (DFG) announced. The season includes white-winged and mourning doves, for which the combined bag limit is 10 birds and the possession limit is 20. Hunters can also harvest Eurasian collared doves, which are now common in some parts of the state. There is no daily bag limit or possession limit for this [...]

CBP Thwarts Human Smuggling Attempt at Sea

San Diego — The crew of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) marine interdiction vessel stopped a human smuggling attempt off the coast of San Diego netting seven illegal aliens on Sunday afternoon. click for hi-res Boat seized by CBP that was hauling seven illegal aliens from Mexico. A CBP maritime crew comprised of CBP marine interdiction agents and CBP officers, were on routine patrol about three miles off the [...]

Baseball Report

Baseball Report

By Bob Hurst Despite an injury-plagued season, Manny Ramirez was enticing enough to three teams in the AL playoff race to make waiver claims on him. The Chicago White Sox won the exclusive rights to Ramirez over the Texas Rangers and Tampa Bay Rays because they had the worst record of the three. The Los Angeles Dodgers opted to let Ramirez go and get nothing in return instead of working out a trade or keeping the outfielder. The White Sox will pay the remaining $3.8 million left on [...]

ECRMC Lab Implements New Positive Patient Identification System

EL CENTRO, Calif. – August 31, 2010 – In an effort to continue to enhance patient safety, ECRMC has announced the implementation of the SoftID Positive Patient Identification System to the Robert J. Westcott Memorial Clinical Laboratory, located at El Centro Regional Medical Center. The Positive Patient Identification System allows for organized, seamless recording of patient identification and confirmation of orders for laboratory samples during collection. This is one of several [...]

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