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Complaints about ballot box watchers pile up, but law enforcement response could be limited  (access required)

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The Secretary of State’s office has now referred six complaints about alleged voter intimidation to law enforcement agencies and the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office has referred two incidents to the County Attorney’s Office. But law enforcement officials say they may be limited in what they can do to respond to complaints about self-appointed monitors who are hanging out near ballot boxes in Maricopa County. 

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Border Patrol rejects curbs on force

SAN DIEGO (AP) ai??i?? Border Patrol agents will be allowed to continue using deadly force against rock-throwers, the chief of the agency said, despite the recommendation of a government-commissioned review to end the practice.

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