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    Federal investigation in NM-Texas border town

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    ANTHONY, N.M. (AP) - A federal investigation is reportedly underway in the town of Anthony, which straddles New Mexico and Texas.

    The El Paso Times reports several residents reported waking to the sound of loud bangs around 5 a.m. Wednesday. And at least two helicopters were seen flying over the town, with one shining a spotlight over some areas.

    A spokesman with the FBI in New Mexico told the newspaper there is a multi-agency operation being conducted in Anthony, N.M., and that more information will be released later today.

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