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Please, lawmakers, make up your minds on education funding (access required)

A lot of news stories lately have focused on the proposed teacher layoffs and non-renewals in various Arizona school districts. The budget crisis has prompted the Legislature to reduce costs by cutting the budgets of just about all state-funded agencies.Inasmuch as schools comprise the largest single block of the state budget, it’s understandable that the ...

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The Blizzard of 1916 (access required)

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.