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Sen. Gail Griffin, R-Hereford, said adding a Silver Alert system in Arizona would save lives. (Cronkite News Service Photo by Juan Magaña)

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Where's Grandma? Silver Alert supporters hoping for a green light from lawmakers

When Mary Black, an 86-year-old woman with dementia, drove away from her St. David home with no money, water or food, a system similar to the Amber Alerts for abducted children may have alerted officials to her whereabouts, Cochise County Sheriff Mark J. Dannels says.