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‘Horrendous situation’ faced by Navajo Nation, safety official says (access required)

With only about 80 jail beds on the sprawling 27,000-square-mile Navajo Nation, authorities increasingly face a quandary when they catch a suspected crook: Who should be locked up and who let go≠ The guy who beats up his wife≠ The drunken driver≠ The alleged thief≠ “But what do you do when you don’t have jail bed spaces≠ ...

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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,” ...