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U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested 53 illegal immigrants on the Tohono O'odham Indian Reservation Friday, while a separate incident lead to the discovery of a smuggling tunnel, fifty feet north of the border in Nogales. The tunnel is the 11th tunnel near the border to be discovered since October 2008...30 wind turbines have been constructed between Holbrook and Heber. The turbines are Arizona's first, and will begin providing energy to Salt River Project customers later this year...Former Peoria police officer Bill Weigt, who was shot and subsequently paralyzed in the line of duty in 2005, will be honored as the "2009 All-Star" on the Saturday, May 23 edition of America's Most Wanted...Gilbert police arrested David Arnold Reed III, after autopsy reports on a one-year-old girl showed that she died from blunt force trauma to the head while in Reed's care. Reed, who was the boyfriend of the toddler's mother, has been charged with first-degree murder and child abuse...The schedule for President Barack Obama's visit to the Valley has been announced: he will land at Sky Harbor Airport at 5:50 p.m. on May 13, address the ASU graduating class at 7 p.m., and depart at 9:35 p.m...Fast food giant McDonald's now offers advanced training courses in Britain, on the heels of Britain's decision to award the chain its own nationally recognized qualifications. McDonald's hopes to eventually offer PhDs. Would you like fries with that?
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