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Renting could lead to owning, but at a high price (access required)

This Rent-A-Tire store in south Phoenix offers new wheels and tires with rent-to-own agreements. It also rents used tires, returned by customers who want a new set.As the economy continues to slide and credit tightens, some people are coming up with a different payment plan for buying TVs, furniture and even tires — rent-to-own.But the ...

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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.