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1 in 3 scanner inspections reveal consumers overcharged (access required)

Nearly one of three retail scanners inspections conducted over the past 12 months found evidence that consumers were being overcharged, an annual survey by the Department of Weights and Measures reports.The Annual Price Verification Survey shows that the department conducted 1,335 inspections of retail pricing devices between November 1, 2004 and October 31, 2005. Those ...

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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,” ...