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Bisbee City Hall Fire Investigation Complete – Arson Ruled Out

October 12, 2017
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Early on Wednesday morning, the Bisbee City Hall caught fire and burned. The structure has been declared a crime scene and the Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms investigators have been called for assistance.
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Good Morning Arizona Visits Bisbee for Field Trip Friday

July 18, 2015
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Phoenix television station 3TV brought their Field Trip Friday to Bisbee, interviewing and taking in the cool vibes that chill both tourists and residents alike.
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Bisbee and Naco Raided in Drug Bust

February 2, 2012
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Bisbee and Naco area residents were arrested on warrants during the last 48 hours, on indictments for trafficking marijuana. Nine homes in Naco, Bisbee and Sierra Vista were raided, and several arrests were made. KVOA leads with a lurid, hyperbolic headline: Feds take down members of a violent drug cartel. What they mean is that...
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Bisbee Deportation Planned at Masonic Hall with Lawmen and Businessmen Targeting Wobblies

November 18, 2011
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Once upon a time in Bisbee, miners and sympathizers were forcibly evicted by a conspiracy of lawmen, businessmen and “good Masons” who met and planned the violent deportation at the Masonic Hall, which is now the Bisbee Mining and Historical Society.
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Bisbee’s History and Culture at the Arizona Cultural Inventory Project

December 21, 2010
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Here is a current list of web resources from Bisbee's cultural and historical chapters. From the Arizona Archives and Public Records, and the Arizona Secretary of State.
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Bisbee Boneyard is “Medical Disposal”

October 21, 2010
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Where poor people and other lost bones come to rest: Bisbee Memorial Gardens. When skull parts and other disturbing bones were found dumped like trash, the local police determined that no laws had been broken, as poor taste is not a crime.
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Central School Chosen for Renovation

August 31, 2010
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Central School will be renovated soon, thanks to funding from Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation.
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Violent Saturday Comes To Bisbee, Arizona – 1955

August 30, 2010
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Violent Saturday - 1955

The most iconic of films shot in Bisbee is Violent Saturday, starring Victor Mature. Lee Marvin is a menacing thug, while Ernest Borgnine plays a pacified Amish farmer. Having Bisbee fill in for a Pennsylvanian town sort of works, but the train scenes are definitely filmed around Douglas, Arizona.
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Scenes From the Bisbee Deportation – 1917

August 29, 2010
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Scenes From the Bisbee Deportation – 1917

On the morning of July 12th, 1917, a well armed band of vigilantes and lawmen rounded up and deported over one thousand members and sympathizers of the International Workers of the World, known as the IWW. Its members favored worker owned and operated industries, and proposed to abolish wages, while controlling industrial production through...
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Bisbee, Arizona in 1917

August 29, 2010
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Bisbee, Arizona in 1917

A traveling writer, George Wharton James, wrote about Bisbee, Arizona in 1917, in a book called Arizona the Wonderland. This book is available from Google books. The following is an excerpt on Bisbee in 1917: BISBEE, THE COPPER MINING CITY OF THE SOUTH Why they called them the Mule Mountains no one knows, yet it so...
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