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Fear, violence spread in Mexico as drug war moves from border

Bus company owner Raul Vargas knew things were getting bad in the northern city of Monterrey, but it wasn't until he tried to take a group of 80 Mexicans on a shopping trip to Texas that he realized how far the fear had spread.  As the departure date neared, about three-fourths of the group pulled out – spooked by the rash of drug cartel violence that has gripped their city and the surrounding area.

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