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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: 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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Ernesto Portillo: Multicultural newcomers welcome in desert home

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

February 14, 2012 12:00 am Related Loading…

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…

February 14, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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, …

February 14, 2012 12:00 am Related Loading…

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…

February 14, 2012 12:00 am Related Loading…

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…

February 14, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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.

February 14, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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…

February 14, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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…

February 14, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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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Special section: How the West was once

Special section: How the West was once

Visitors in the 1800s didn't have to look to find wild towns, fearsome desperados, brave lawmen and raiding Apaches. Read through old pages of…

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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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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.

February 11, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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.

February 11, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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.

February 10, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

'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.

February 08, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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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City leaders pursued effort to get military post established 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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Construction of new station boosted Clifton's workforce

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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100 ways to celebrate

100 ways to celebrate

Arizona Daily Star

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Arizona was admitted to confederacy in 1862

Arizona Daily Star

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Carl Trumball Hayden

First in the House, then the Senate, he served Arizona almost 57 years.

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Copper interests influenced much of what Star published

When Arizona became a state, the Arizona Daily Star was owned by the Copper Queen Consolidated Mining Co.

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Geo. W.P. Hunt walked to his inaugural

Geo. W.P. Hunt walked to his inaugural

Arizona Daily Star

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Goldwater a ring bearer at statehood event

Arizona Daily Star

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Henry Fountain Ashurst

During 29 years in U.S. Senate, he was a great 'freewheeling' orator

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Hunt sought government for 'all the people'

Hunt sought government for 'all the people'

Arizona Daily Star.

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Lots of news from 1912 has familiar ring

Lots of news from 1912 has familiar ring

It's been our delight over the past year to reprint one article a day from 1912 editions of the Arizona Daily Star and Tucson Citizen.

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Marcus Aurelius Smith

Tombstone prosecutor became one of state's first two senators

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No 'Glad Frenzy' as subdued crowd marked the day

No 'Glad Frenzy' as subdued crowd marked the day

"More with complacency than with enthusiasm, Phoenix celebrated the event," The Arizona Republican reported.

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Our compromises didn't last long

Arizona Daily Star.

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Richard E. Sloan

Taft appointed Ohio native as the final territorial governor

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Sirens, bells sang the news

The newspapers learned first, naturally, by the wire that President Taft had signed the statehood proclamation. They in turn alerted everyone else.

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The Politics behind Arizona's statehood

The Politics behind Arizona's statehood

Arizona Daily Star

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The men who crafted Arizona's constitution

The men who crafted Arizona's constitution

On the 52 men who wrote Arizona's Constitution, 41 Democrats and 11 Republicans: "The delegates from one county were composed of a machinist, …

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Then & now

Then & now

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They fired guns, of course

"The occasion was enlivened by the presence of a number of cowboys from the ranges who punctured the air with an enthusiastic fusillade of pis…

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They were here

They were here

Frescia Calvillo-Amparon, age 100

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Townspeople planted tall white oak

Townspeople planted tall white oak

Twice the territorial capital, Prescott marked statehood by planting a native white oak more than 20 feet high, the Prescott Weekly Miner-Jour…

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Housing at a premium in Miami

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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Miners, carpenters and others joined forces for labor union

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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Tucson in 1912 boasted 7 parks, 13,125 people and 3 playgrounds

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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Tell us what you believe Ariz. will be like in 2062

As we approach the state's 100th birthday on Feb. 14, we're inviting readers to tell us what Arizona will be like 50 years from now.

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Workers were checking statehood ballots

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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Local strikers pledged they wouldn't turn to violence vs. new workers

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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Confidence flowed in Casa Grande Valley water tussle

In 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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Wealthy farmer considered call for new apartments

In 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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Power company started a scoring system for granting pay increases

In 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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