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  1. Arizona's Boot Hill Cemetery Filled With Victims Of The Wild WestRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | National Public Radio

    Boot Hill in Tombstone, Arizona, is the name given to an early frontier cemetery because many of the residents "died with their boots on." The site serves many who died violently, including miners, saloon keepers, train robbers and the like, who met untimely ends, often by gunshots.

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  2. No Motorcycles on Allen Street Continues to Create ControversyRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | The Tombstone News

    During the July 2015 Regular Council Meeting, an agenda item regarding parking motorcycles on Allen Street caused tempers to flare. The item was a request for approval from the Tombstone Harley Davidson shop and the Sierra Vista Harley Davidson shop for a special use permit for the use of 5th Street from Fremont Street to Toughnut Street on Saturday, November 21, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. for parking and displaying of motorcycles.

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  3. Marshal's Office Continues to Work Paranormal Event Fraud CaseRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | The Tombstone News

    Several inquiries have been made to The Tombstone News regarding the fraud case that took place in May of 2015. The case is still open and in fact, the new Tombstone Marshal John Houston recently placed a new investigator on the case.

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  4. 4 must-see Arizona state parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | ABC15.com

    ... using Loews Ventana Canyon as a home base, conveniently situated at the base of the Santa Catalina mountains. Tombstone Courthouse State Park While visiting down south, fit in a history lesson to learn about Arizona's past as a booming mining town. ...

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  5. Wild West had gun laws, why can't Warwick?: ViewpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | MassLive.com

    ... But gun crimes were not very prevalent back then. Why? Because people carry guns." In fact, the 1881 shootout at Tombstone, Ariz., came about when Marshall Virgil Earp and his brother, Wyatt, were attempting to enforce a gun-control ordinance the ...

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  6. Remembering Lightning Leroy One Year LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | The Tombstone News

    Every week The Tombstone News strives to bring you thrilling news and keep the town informed with honest and accurate reporting, however, it only seemed appropriate to write about a different matter this week. Thursday July 9th marked one year since beloved local man Leroy Colomy was brutally murdered on the streets of Tombstone.

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  7. Prosecutors Working to Stop Simcox from Questioning VictimsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 17 | The Tombstone News

    ... the Order of Protection after chasing him for over a month. Chris Simcox was once the owner of the newspaper the 'Tombstone Tumbleweed,' now out of business, and was also the co-founder of the Minuteman Civil Defense Corps, which brought national ...

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  8. Group Asking for Name Change of Jefferson Davis Memorial HighwayRead the original story

    Friday Jul 17 | The Tombstone News

    ... AZ supported the confederacy. One highway of the highways memorialized after Jefferson Davis runs through Tombstone; Highway 80, which runs from Benson to Bisbee. Not only does this group want memorials removed, but they are also asking that this ...

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  9. Thursday, November 15, 2007: Did Wild West sale hit its fiscal target?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | PennLive.com

    ... there is a good prognosis for revenue in the future," he said, noting that the gates to the famous O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Ariz., along with wagons and carriages from the period, are among the items to be sold. Stuart estimated that Heritage ...

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  10. Sunday, July 6, 2003: Reed spends millions on Old West museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | PennLive.com

    Wyatt Earp's pistol that he kept in the Oriental Saloon in Tombstone in the Arizona Territory is displayed at Mayor Stephen Reed's office, Thursday, July 10, 2003, in Harrisburg, Pa. Reed has spent nearly $5 million on artifacts for an Old West museum he wants to establish in the city.

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  11. Mayor and Council Approve First Reading of Four OrdinancesRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 9 | The Tombstone News

    ... to approve four new ordinances. The first Ordinance No. 2015-01 addresses the historic district, historic homes in Tombstone and changes the Historic District Commission to the Historic Preservation Commission. Passing this ordinance also helps ...

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  12. Marshal Houston Swears in Four New DeputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | The Tombstone News

    On Tuesday June 30th 2015, Marshal John Houston swore in 4 new rookie deputies to the Tombstone Marshals Department. According to Marshal Houston, who just took over the Marshals Department about a month ago, the Marshals Office is short handed and is in desperate need of deputies.

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  13. Murder and MythRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Pasadena Weekly

    "To understand the gunfight in Tombstone, stop - now - and watch a clock for thirty seconds. Listen to it tick while you try to imagine one half of a single minute so terrible it will pursue you all your life and far beyond the grave."

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  14. Numerous Special Guests Attending Saturday's "Tombstone at Twilight"Read the original story

    Friday Jul 3 | The Tombstone News

    ... of the Year, Amber Hardwick is the 355th Fighter Wings Key Spouse of the Year at Davis Monthan AFB. According to 'Tombstone at Twilight', Amber Hardwick has been a USAF spouse for 11 years. After graduating high school in Odessa, Texas in 2003 she ...

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  15. Dewey-Humboldt boardwalk in documentary film of Whiskey RowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Prescott Valley Tribune

    ... growth and history of the Southwest. He had been researching some of the characters involved in the shootout in Tombstone and found every one of them had ties to Prescott. "The Earps. Big Nose Kate. Johnny Behan, the sheriff of Cochise County, was a ...

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  16. Q&A: Mary Doria Russell, author of "Epitaph," coming to Powell's at Cedar HillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2015 | The Courier Mailer

    Mary Doria Russell, historical novelist and science fiction author, comes to Powell's Books at Cedar Hills Crossing in Beaverton on July 7 to discuss her latest book, "Epitaph: A Novel of the O.K. Corral." Epitaph is a massively researched novel based on what is arguably the most famous gunfight of the 19th century American West-the one at the O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Arizona on Oct. 26, 1881.

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  17. Sheriff's Office Receives Tips on Molina MurderRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2015 | The Tombstone News

    According to Carol Capas, Information Officer for the Cochise County Sheriff's Office, a reward of $1,500 has been offered by the family of Michael Molina Sr. to help catch the person responsible for viciously murdering Molina in March of this year. On Thursday June 18, Capas told The Tombstone News that the reward has brought in some tips.

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  18. Cochise County Inmate Hangs HimselfRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2015 | The Tombstone News

    ... on parole after serving nearly 4 years in prison for aggravated domestic violence and a marijuana violation. The Tombstone News did a records check on Amaya and discovered that he is no stranger to the court system with over three pages of court ...

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  19. City's Infrastructure is on the MendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | The Tombstone News

    ... revenues generated by the bond issue that was passed in the 2013 general election. On April 10, 2015 the City of Tombstone put out a Request for Proposal (RFP) seeking bids for the City's fire hydrant replacement, repair and removal. Bids were to be ...

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  20. Group targets Confederate memorials in ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... Davis Highway, named after the president of the Confederacy. It's a small stretch of Highway 80 between Bisbee and Tombstone. For decades, a Davis Highway marker has sat off the side of the U.S. 60 near Apache Junction. "We believe it is long ...

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