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Panel Considers Electronic Alternatives To Incarceration (access required)

One alternative to sending a person to prison is to use an electronic monitoring program, says Rep. Bill Konopnicki, R-Dist. 5, who is chairman of the House Alternatives to Sentencing Work Group.He added that as many as 5,000 inmates in the state prison system for their first offense may qualify for such a program.On August ...

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This is Main Street in Bisbee on January 21, 1916, the day after the biggest snowfall in city history. The storm began on January 19 with heavy winds that tore off roofs in the Warren District. The wind abated, the sky cleared briefly—then it began to rain. The streets soon ran like rivers. The sky cleared again in the afternoon, but by 5 p.m. snow began to fall, increasing throughout the night until by morning all of southern Arizona from Benson to the Mexican border was blanketed.