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Governor Blames Prison Overcrowding On Shortage Of Probation Officers (access required)

Governor Napolitano is hoping other states and the Legislature will help alleviate Arizona’s prison overcrowding. At the end of April, the state had 30,778 inmates in a system designated for 26,578, the Department of Corrections reported.The governor said the state is in preliminary negotiations with two state prison systems that have vacancies, but she declined ...

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This is Tombstone’s Oriental Saloon, photographed in the 1930s after its conversion for use as a drug store.

The Oriental Saloon (access required)

Owned by Jim Vizina, its bar and restaurant rented to Cochise County Supervisor M.E. (Milt) Joyce, the Oriental was considered Tombstone’s finest saloon. “Last evening,” ...