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Ruling broadens rights of patients to sue for improper mental health care (access required)

Maricopa County residents who receive mental health care from the Regional Behavioral Health Authority are no longer required to file official complaints with the state before asking the courts for civil damages for medical mistreatment.The change was the result of an April 7 decision by Court of Appeals judge Carey Snyder Hyatt in the case ...

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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.