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IN 1901, Burton C. Mossman was named captain of the Arizona Rangers and authorized to raise a company of 10 or 12 men to hunt cattle rustlers and other criminals.

IN 1903, a severe rainstorm between the Dragoon Mountains and Tombstone washed out six El Paso and Southwestern Railroad bridges and flooded Fairbanks with 6 feet of water.

IN 1917, two ladies, traveling east from California, left Tucson in a rage after being ordered to remain in their hotel until they were ready to leave town. Their offense was wearing masculine attire, particularly “very tight fitting pants.” One lady said, “We’ve been to Phoenix and nobody said a word to us.”

IN 1931, the Arizona State Motor Vehicle Division authorized copper license plates for automobiles.

Citizen Online Archive, 2006-2009

This archive contains all the stories that appeared on the Tucson Citizen's website from mid-2006 to June 1, 2009.

In 2010, a power surge fried a server that contained all of videos linked to dozens of stories in this archive. Also, a server that contained all of the databases for dozens of stories was accidentally erased, so all of those links are broken as well. However, all of the text and photos that accompanied some stories have been preserved.

For all of the stories that were archived by the Tucson Citizen newspaper's library in a digital archive between 1993 and 2009, go to Morgue Part 2

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