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Goldwater's crystal ball: Fifty years ago, senator penned predictions on Arizona at 100

Goldwater's crystal ball: Fifty years ago, senator penned predictions on Arizona at 100

Barry Goldwater was a U.S. senator in 1962 when he wrote this piece for the Tucson Citizen newspaper. On this centennial day, see for yourself…

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And they will make a joyful noise to welcome statehood

Leading up to Arizona's centennial today, we are reprinting a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucson Citizen archives.

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Our readers' predictions

We invited letter writers to peer into the future and tell us what our state will be like 50 years from now.

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Peek at the past indicates Arizona's endless potential

To gain some insight into Arizona's future, we need to look back on the past. Who would have thunk it? The average life span of an American in…

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Our water resources will be more diverse

Our water resources will be more diverse

Given what we've faced in the past decade in terms of drought, and adding the future uncertainty posed by climate change, it's safe to say tha…

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More convenience, new financing ahead

Houses have a life of well over 50 years, which means there will be a significant number of homes in existence today in 2062 as well. Living i…

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Gift that keeps on giving - Arizona's public lands

The date is February 2062. As we celebrate our sesquicentennial, many of Arizona's 11 million residents know that every time we turn on the fa…

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Blending cultures and mastering the new technologies

Arizona will be a remarkable example of the successful blending of diverse cultures - including the strength of our state's Hispanic heritage …

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Access, costs, innovation key as student count grows

Access, costs, innovation key as student count grows

As I am asked to consider the future of higher education in Arizona, I can easily fall back on the insight of the perennial statesmen Barry Go…

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Greg Hansen: Tucson still in game if sports leaders act to update facilities for new teams, fans

Since it turned 50 in 1962, Arizona has added NFL, NBA, NHL and major-league baseball franchises. It has played host to multiple Super Bowls, …

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Bonnie Henry: No matter how old Arizona grows, some things will likely never change

I get a little cranky trying to predict what Arizona will be like 50 years from now, considering I will no longer be part of the scene. Face i…

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Ernesto Portillo: Multicultural newcomers welcome in desert home

Tucson, with its deep Mexican roots, will be more multicultural by 2062.

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Josh Brodesky: Rio Nuevo, Rose Bowl will arrive - someday

To get a glimpse of our future in 2062, I turned to my friends on Facebook. This seemed fitting. Facebook was something no one could have pred…

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Ranger predicted mining boom on forest land

Leading up to Arizona's centennial Feb. 14, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucson Citizen archives.

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Change proceeded apace on city's Lawyers' Lane

Leading up to Arizona's centennial Feb. 14, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucson Citizen archives.

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Photos: Tucson history

Photos of Tucson's past.

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Your photos can document the centennial

Wanted: your photos of a day in the life of Arizona - taken on the state's 100th birthday Tuesday.

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Case was made for adopting a movable federal court here

Leading up to Arizona's centennial Feb. 14, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucson Citizen archives.

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Photos: Mormon refugees fled Mexico in 1912

Photos: Mormon refugees fled Mexico in 1912

Thousands of refugees from the Mormon colonies of Chihuahua and Sonora left their homes in Mexico and came to the United States to leave the M…

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Drachman cigar store, oldest in state, was sold

Leading up to Arizona's centennial Feb. 14, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucson Citizen archives.

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'Red-eyed wolf' got his comeuppance in a welter of blood

Leading up to Arizona's centennial Feb. 14, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucson Citizen archives.

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Missouri-Pacific railroad man sang praises of Tucson

Leading up to Arizona's centennial Feb. 14, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucson Citizen archives.

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Boy, 12, held in bike theft, was deemed an incorrigible

Leading up to Arizona's centennial, Feb. 14, we'll reprint a story or excerpts each day from the Arizona Daily Star or Tucson Citizen archives.

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Lottery

Drawings for Monday, Feb. 6

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100 ways to celebrate

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Carl Trumball Hayden

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Henry Fountain Ashurst

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Marcus Aurelius Smith

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Richard E. Sloan

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Sirens, bells sang the news

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Then & now

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They fired guns, of course

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They were here

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Housing at a premium in Miami

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Agents chased Chinese migrant

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