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Throwback Thursday: A "fancy nitery"

Throwback Thursday: A "fancy nitery"

The Tucson Citizen called the Twin Flames a "fancy nitery" when it opened in 1955 at 5150 E. Speedway. It featured a well-stocked bar, soft chairs, a flaming brazier flanked by rocking chairs, a grand piano and organ entertainment. Hours listed as 9 a.m. to "legal closing." In 1958, owner Ph…

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Throwback Thursday: Training for Vietnam

Throwback Thursday: Training for Vietnam

Tucson Citizen photographers Mark Godfrey and Dan Tortorell documented soldiers training for deployment to Vietnam at Ft. Huachuca in 1966 and 1967. Training included a simulated Vietnamese village called Bau Don. “They’ll learn things as how to find and disarm booby traps or destroy a villa…

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Holidays past: Christmas In Big Bug

From the archives

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Holidays past: Burros shipped east as holiday gifts

Each day through Jan. 4, we will publish stories from the Arizona Daily Star and Tucson Citizen news archives. This article is from Dec. 23, 1954.

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Holidays past: A ton of manure fulfulls Tucson boy's Christmas wish

Each day through Jan. 4, we will publish stories from the Arizona Daily Star and Tucson Citizen news archives. This is a condensed version of an article that appeared in the Arizona Daily Star on Dec. 26, 1964.

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Holidays past: Father-son team bring Santa to Winterhaven

Each day through Jan. 4, we will publish stories from the Arizona Daily Star and Tucson Citizen news archives. This Star article is from Dec. 22, 1956.

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Holidays past: When TV and radio carried Tucson's Christmas Eve church services

Each day through Jan. 4, we will publish stories from the Arizona Daily Star and Tucson Citizen news archives. This is a condensed version of a Star story from Dec. 21, 1947.

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Holidays past: Real lambs browsed at creche near courts

From the archives

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Art shows newspapers' history

Art shows newspapers' history

Lloyd G. Schermer's sculpture "Our Neighbors" is on display at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.

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Art shows newspapers' history

Art shows newspapers' history

A new piece of art at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum brings the past into the present.

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Tales from the Morgue: Ruffianism still occurs in these civilized time

Disagreeing with the editor of the local newspaper has long been a favorite occupation of citizens in a free society, and the Morgue Lady has no doubt that the majority of newspaper editors welcome discourse and diverse opinions.

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Citizen editor Walton dies at 81

Citizen editor Walton dies at 81

Longtime Tucson Citizen managing editor Dale Walton in 1982.

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Citizen editor Walton dies at 81

Citizen editor Walton dies at 81

Dale Walton was an old-school newspaperman.

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