Happy birthday Ella Fitzgerald

Jazz legend Ella Fitzgerald, 70-year-old "First Lady of Song," belts out a number during her concert at Carnegie Hall in New York, June 26, 1988. The show was part of this year's star-studded, nine-day JVC Jazz Festival, now underway in clubs and concert halls throughout the city. (AP Photo/Susan Ragan)

April 25, 2013 1:49 pm  • 

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"Tales from the Morgue" is a way for the Star to share stories from the treasure trove of information held in its old files.

Johanna Eubank, aka the Morgue Lady, was a research assistant in the Star Library — also known as News and Research Services — for 18 years before becoming an online content producer. She has had her share of sneezing fits after digging into dusty old files, so she's sure to find a few old stories to re-examine.

If you have suggestions, comments or questions about this blog, e-mail jeubank@tucson.com

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