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10 Top Arizona Headlines Over The Past 100 Years

Arizona Centennial Series - 10 Top Headlines Spotlighting Arizona

Arizona became the 48th state in the Union, officially gaining its statehood February 14, 1912. Since that time dramatic events have captured the news medias attention more than others. Over the past 100 years, Arizonans have become impacted by events that have not only shocked locals but also people across the nation; the following includes… Read More →

10 Top Intriguing News In Arizona’s Medical World

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by in Healthcare | Lists

10 Top Intriguing News Pieces In Arizona’s Medical World Arizona has had a long, rich history since its established statehood in 1912. People travel here for the sun, the weather, for a change of scenery and for their health. Health, especially, has made Arizona a unique place to live.  Here are our top news pieces… Read More →

The Five C’s of Arizona

by in Economy | Infographics

Copper, cattle, cotton, citrus and climate. These “Five C’s” were the core of Arizona’s economy when it first became a state. Though not as important today, they assist in bringing residents and tourists alike to Arizona. If you went to elementary school here you may have heard of these in the classroom. If not, here… Read More →

Historic Route 66

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First established in 1926, Route 66 is an American legend. Though it was, for all intents and purposes, “decommissioned” in 1985, the road still lives on in the various states it passed through. In Arizona it exists today as State Route 66. Take a look at the infographic below for more information about the historic… Read More →

10 Top Political Events in Arizona’s History

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by in Lists | Politics

10 Top Political Events in Arizona’s History Officially gaining its statehood February 14, 1912, Arizona became the 48th state in the Union.  With a history of the Wild West, Cowboys and Indians, and gorgeous sunsets, the Grand Canyon State has a long and impactful history.  In the political realm, Arizona has seen several major political… Read More →