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Report focuses on how tobacco smoke causes disease Exposure to tobacco smoke – even occasional smoking or secondhand smoke – causes immediate damage to your body that can lead to serious illness or death, according to a report released today by U.S. Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin.  The comprehensive scientific report - Benjamin’s first Surgeon General’s report and the 30th tobacco-related Surgeon General’s report issued since 1964 - describes specific pathways by which [...]

Desert Oasis Students Once Again “Deliver” Holiday Mail for Heroes

Local IVSC Manager visits the Desert Oasis Students at their different classrooms - as they complete their cards.  Students will also be putting the fininshing touches on their classroom doors that will be decorated for the winter holiday. Spreading holiday cheer to troops, veterans and their families has become a widely embraced tradition across the United States. Over the past three years,  Desert Oasis students under the guidance of Mrs. Deby Ellet [...]

CBP San Diego Arrests Man Wanted for Child Rape

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the San Ysidro port of entry last night arrested a 49-year-old man wanted for child rape in the first degree by the Sheriff’s Office in Pierce County, Washington. At about 10 p.m., Wesley Armstead entered the San Ysidro border station as a passenger in a 1996 Cadillac. During his inspection, a CBP officer checked Armstead’s information against law enforcement databases, revealing he was wanted. Further systems checks verified that [...]

CBP Stops Calexico Woman with 65 Pounds of Cocaine Hidden in Secret Floor Compartment

Calexico , Calif. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Calexico’s downtown border crossing stopped a woman Monday with almost 65 pounds of cocaine hidden in a special compartment underneath the backseat of her car. Photo Credit: Photo Courtesy Customs and Border Protection At about 6 p.m., CBP officers were roving through the lanes of cars waiting to cross into the United States when a narcotic detector dog [...]

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