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2008-06-18 21:00:16

By The Sun, Yuma, Ariz. Jun. 18--Lux Air Jet Centers signed a new lease with the Yuma County Airport Authority that will result in a multimillion-dollar investment for Yuma's flying community. "This is the first step in our effort to provide an entirely new level of customer service and support to Yuma's general aviation community," stated Rightpath Limited Development Group partner Robert Banovac. "During the next few months we will start the construction of a brand-new fixed-base...

2008-06-18 00:00:20

Lux Air Jet Centers signed a new lease with the Yuma County Airport Authority which will result in a multi-million dollar investment for Yuma's flying community. "This is the first step in our effort to provide an entirely new level of customer service and support to Yuma's general aviation community," stated Rightpath Limited Development Group partner Robert Banovac. "During the next few months we will start the construction of a brand new fixed base operation which will house a...

2006-06-07 14:33:02

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A group of stranded illegal immigrants facing death in the parched Arizona desert saved themselves by using a cell phone to call rescue services, the U.S. Border Patrol said. The group of eight Mexicans got lost in the desert southeast of Tacna, Arizona, and called for help early on Wednesday after their guides abandoned them during a two-day trek across the border from Mexico. Disoriented and without food or water, they used a cell phone to dial 911....

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2005-06-11 09:40:52

TUCSON, Ariz. -- About 2 1/2 years ago, the survival chances for Arizona's endangered Sonoran pronghorns were grim. Victimized by prolonged drought, only an estimated 21 of the sleek desert-dwelling animals were left in this country; their extinction appeared inevitable. But today, after above-average winter rains, a favorable spring and initial success from a recovery program including semicaptive breeding, forage enhancement and emergency water supplies, the shy creatures are making a...


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