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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 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,” ...