May 16: Today in Arizona history

2013-05-16T07:00:00Z May 16: Today in Arizona historyArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

1898: Arizona barbers raise their prices to an unheard of high for a shave — 25 cents.

1910: Edward Hughes, one of the original locators of the Helvetia mines, dies.

1916: The town of Pima is incorporated.

2009: The last edition of the Tucson Citizen, the longest running newspaper in Arizona, runs off the press. The Gannett Co. shutters the publication, which published its first edition as the Arizona Citizen on Oct. 15, 1870, in a move to cut costs.

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