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Let’s give new DUI laws a chance (access required)

In 2005, 43 percent of the traffic deaths in Arizona were alcohol-related. In 2006, that figure increased to 45 percent. In the same time period, Arizona tied for the largest increase in the nation in the number of deaths caused by drivers with a blood alcohol content of over .08. These statistics from the National ...

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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.