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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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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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Photos: Tucson history

Photos: Tucson history

Photos of Tucson's past.

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Lottery

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Our compromises didn't last long

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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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Geo. W.P. Hunt walked to his inaugural

Geo. W.P. Hunt walked to his inaugural

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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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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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Hunt sought government for 'all the people'

Hunt sought government for 'all the people'

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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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The Politics behind Arizona's statehood

The Politics behind Arizona's statehood

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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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Arizona was admitted to confederacy in 1862

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