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3/19/10: Mexico's Drug War

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\"Border Fence,\" <i>photo: <a href=\"http://www.flickr.com/photos/rangerholton/3362257789/\" target=\"_blank\">ChuckHolton</a>/<a href=\"http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en\" target=\"_blank\">Creative Commons</a> via flickr</i>

By Jennifer Napier-Pearce

Salt Lake City, Utah – Kidnappings, gun battles in the streets, beheadings; it may sound like the tactics of Al-Qaeda, but these are becoming the trademarks of a war much closer to home - the drug war in Mexico. More than 16,000 murders have been linked to Mexico's drug war since 2006. Last weekend three of those were US government employees. Friday on RadioWest, Mexico's drug war.

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