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Mine Tales: Mine owner stirred up plenty of trouble

Mine Tales: Mine owner stirred up plenty of trouble

Located two miles southeast of Bisbee, the Irish Mag Mine — named after a Bisbee dance-hall girl — became known in 1899 as a large high-grade copper ore body.

March 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Group hopes Arizona drone-testing programs soar

Group hopes Arizona drone-testing programs soar

Undaunted after losing out on a federal drone-testing contract, proponents of the unmanned-aircraft industry in Southern Arizona are launching a private drone-testing site in Sierra Vista.

January 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Fitz: How to survive your 40th high school reunion

I’m ready. The liposuction went well. The toupee fitting was hair-raising and, according to my doctor, my recovery from the tanning booth burns will be “splendid — if you don’t mind looking like a cross between Yoda and a pumpkin.”

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Arizona executes Bisbee man's killer

Arizona executes Bisbee man's killer

FLORENCE, Ariz. — Arizona on Wednesday executed the oldest person on its death row, nearly 35 years after he was charged with murdering a Bisbee man during a robbery. The execution of 71-year-old Edward Harold Schad Jr. came about two hours after the U.S. Supreme Court denied his final appe…

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Court: No basis to delay Arizona execution

Court: No basis to delay Arizona execution

PHOENIX — Saying he doesn't have a legal claim, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals this afternoon rejected the bid by Edward Schad to delay his execution.

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Fitz: In praise of the $6-million men and women who worked their miracles at Rincon High

Thanks to the teachers who taught at Rincon High I got a great education. This was back in the Age of Aquarius, back when the moon was in the Seventh House, Mr. Varney was guiding the truants straight to the dean of boys and Jupiter was aligned with Mars.

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Fitz Blog: Your Tuesday Headlines

Fitz Blog: Your Tuesday Headlines

TEA PARTY REPUBLICANS SHUT DOWN UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT WITHOUT HIJACKING AIRLINERS

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Fitz Blog: Your Monday Morning Fitz Quiz

Fitz Blog: Your Monday Morning Fitz Quiz

Dear Reader,

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Lawsuit: Brewer pressured clemency board

Lawsuit: Brewer pressured clemency board

PHOENIX — Five former members of the state Board of Executive Clemency say they were pressured by a top aide to Gov. Jan Brewer to deny requests for relief from those in high-profile cases.

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Fitz: With a motherlode of eccentrics, Bisbee's a better-than-average place to get by

Fitz: With a motherlode of eccentrics, Bisbee's a better-than-average place to get by

I was enjoying our weekend until I saw the article.

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Fitz Blog: Bisbee

Fitz Blog: Bisbee

I enjoyed our weekend in Bisbee. We were there to enjoy a rocking blues festival and count the ponytails held in place with orthopedic hair bands.

September 16, 2013 10:00 am Photos

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Bisbee Blues Festival set for this Friday, Saturday

Bisbee Blues Festival set for this Friday, Saturday

Expect double the harmonica, twice as much guitar and two times as many sad songs about heartache and lost love if you attend the Bisbee Blues Festival this weekend.

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Law & Order Briefs

Law & Order Briefs

Photo released of man suspected in beating of US parks employee

September 01, 2013 12:00 am
Photo released of suspect in beating of park employee

Photo released of suspect in beating of park employee

A surveillance photo of a man suspected in the beating of a 60-year-old National Park Service employee Wednesday was released by Cochise County Sheriff's officials.

September 01, 2013 12:00 am
National comedian Stanhope sneaks into Tucson

National comedian Stanhope sneaks into Tucson

Doug Stanhope drops in unannounced at Mr. Heads to host Wednesday's open mic night. Turns out it was his only Arizona show until 2014.

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Bisbee mine tour may remain open

There might still be hope for the popular Bisbee Queen Mine Tour, which seemed to be doomed after the company that owns the mine said it planned to terminate the tour’s operating lease.

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Shattuck facility tapped a rich vein of copper ore

Shattuck facility tapped a rich vein of copper ore

The Shattuck Mine, seen here in around 1913, was in Warren, outside Bisbee. Its extraordinarily rich ore, up to 500 tons a day, traveled by aerial tramway to a rail spur and then to a smelter in Douglas.

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Shattuck facility tapped a rich vein of copper ore

Shattuck facility tapped a rich vein of copper ore

Lemuel C. Shattuck, managing director of the Shattuck Arizona Mining Co.

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Shattuck Mine near Bisbee tapped a rich vein of copper ore

Shattuck Mine near Bisbee tapped a rich vein of copper ore

Since the late 1870s the Mule Mountains, where the mining town of Bisbee would be established, have been heavily prospected. By the early 1900s Bisbee was the premier mining camp in Arizona, producing 7,000 tons of copper ore a day.

August 12, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Economic development is goal for Bisbee-Douglas airport grant

Economic development is goal for Bisbee-Douglas airport grant

Cochise County is hoping to use a new federal grant to plan upgrades to Bisbee-Douglas International Airport to foster economic development.

July 29, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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