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Name: Leon Blevins 

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Romans of some 2,000 years ago took to branding with zeal, putting names, trademarks and other identifying details on items including tablewar…

Re: the May 20 column "Leaving the Star after 36 years but still up for a good talk."

  • By Elena Acoba Special to the Arizona Daily Star

A garden where every plant has a history.

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  • By William Ascarza For the Arizona Daily Star

Location, copper prices, limited ore reserves helped end activity.

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  • By William Ascarza For the Arizona Daily Star

The mine was named after a fort in southern India.

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With scientists forecasting sea levels to rise by anywhere from several inches to several feet by 2100 because of climate change, historic str…

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  • By William Ascarza For the Arizona Daily Star

The Miami smelter is one of two currently in operation in Arizona.

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  • By William Ascarza For the Arizona Daily Star

Max Delta Gold Mining Co. began the first underground production in 1913.

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  • By William Ascarza For the Arizona Daily Star

There are currently 246 historic mining districts across the state.

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  • By William Ascarza For the Arizona Daily Star

Between 1875 and 1906, the McCracken Mine produced over $800,000 of silver.

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  • John Hemmer / Tucson Citizen 1969

Above: A new Tucson skyline was emerging on May 9, 1969, as the home of Sabino Otero, middle left, was eventually destroyed and the stage set …

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Letters on rewriting history, neon lights restoration, Planned Parenthood profit, university layoffs.

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  • By Mariana Dale Arizona Daily Star

Mixed support from Pima County lawmakers, teachers on new civics test mandate.

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  • By Mariana Dale Arizona Daily Star

Alice Vail slept under a tarp in the company of scorpions.

Timeless story adds depth and understanding to the history of Arizona.

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Tucson High students get real-life lesson in civics, history and government.

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Charles Lindbergh flies "The Spirit of St. Louis" out of Roosevelt Field in New York, May 20, 1927, as he begins his flight to Paris to be the…

  • Marty Lederhandler

Volunteer and spokesperson for the American Lung Association, comedian Sid Caesar, illustrates the evils of smoking at an American Lung Associ…

Armando C. Elías loved local history. He studied it, talked about it and wrote what he discovered.