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Funding needed for teachers in low-income communities (access required)

Today in our country, by the time students growing up in low-income communities are 9-years-old, they are already three grade levels behind their higher-income peers. Half of them won’t graduate from high school. Those who do graduate will, on average, have the reading and math skills of an eighth grader in more affluent neighborhoods. This ...

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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,” ...