Hot Links: Arpaio's System Called a Failure, Cable Companies Searched, and the Mark Reynolds Improvement Project

A New York-based research group called Justice Strategies files a report calling Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's system for cracking down on illegal immigration a failure. They're not the first...A recent study examines retail closures in 65 metro markets, and Phoenix tops the list of distressed markets...The FBI searched 21 offices of Mesa-based cable company Eagle Mountain Communications and Indevideo cable yesterday, as part of an investigation into allegations that the companies misused satellite transmissions...University of Arizona student Sarah Tatum, 19, was booked on charges of attempted murder and child abuse after giving birth to a baby in her dorm, then allegedly trying to kill the infant...Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Mark Reynolds denies he's strike-out prone, despite making more errors and striking out more often than any other player in the majors last season...and a Boston surgeon performs reconstructive surgeries on animals, including removal of gall bladder stones and recreating a jaw for a disfigured cat from its lip tissue.

Experts calls ICE program used by Arpaio a failure

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Niki D'Andrea has covered subjects including drug culture, women's basketball, pirate radio stations, Scottsdale staycations, and fine wine. She has worked at both New Times and Phoenix Magazine, and is now a freelancer.
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