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Private prisons support better pay for officers (access required)

Your article “Unions push pay, pension increases for prison officers”, [Arizona Capitol Times, Nov. 25] says correctional officers unions’ legislative plan for next session includes “higher wages, higher retirement contributions from the state and scrutinizing private prisons.” It will interest ...

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Arizona’s Christmas Celebrations (access required)

Arizona’s rich history of Christmas celebrations began in the mid 1800s when early settlers brought their European traditions to the Southwest. For these settlers, Christmas time was often spent in covered wagons with Christmas dinners usually consisting of a pot ...

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Judge OKs hold on order ousting lawmaker (access required)

A state appellate court has put on hold until mid-January on a commission’s order ousting a legislator from office for overspending in his publicly funded 2004 primary election campaign. A three-judge Court of Appeals panel scheduled Jan. 9 oral arguments ...

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