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Museum at the Petrified Forest (access required)

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Early explorers of the area who arrived prior to the railroad in the 1850s described in their reports an area of barren hillsides strewn with colorful stone longs, the remains of trees that once stood in a prehistoric tropical forest.

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Arizona mining museum in Phoenix closes

The Arizona Mining and Mineral Museum near the State Capitol has closed a month earlier than expected. As the building's overseer, the Arizona Historical Society had originally planned to shutter the museum at the end of the school year.

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Bookkeeper embezzled $1M from Tucson museum

The Attorney General’s Office announced a 65-year-old Tucson woman faces up to 12-and-a-half years in prison after pleading guilty to charges stemming from her theft of almost $1 million from a southern Arizona museum. According to Attorney General Terry Goddard, ...

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