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House divided: Immigration bill pits sponsor, speaker against moderate Republicans (access required)

Unable to get the ear of House leadership on changes to a state immigration bill, seven moderate Republicans went to the news media May 24 to promote what they say are less expensive, more effective ways to deal with illegal border crossings. Their proposals, which they hoped would be considered by a conference committee, revolve around ...

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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.