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|Founder(s)||L. C. Hughes|
|Founded||March 29, 1877|
|Headquarters||4850 South Park Avenue|
Tucson, Arizona 85714
154,715 Sundays in 2012
L. C. Hughes was the Arizona Territory governor and founder of the Arizona Star, in 1877. The first issue was published on March 29, 1877. The newspaper became the Arizona Daily Star in June 1879.
In 1981, Star reporters Clark Hallas and Robert B. Lowe won the Pulitzer Prize for Local Investigative Specialized Reporting for their stories about recruiting violations by University of Arizona football coach, Tony Mason.
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- Wagoner, Jay J. (1970). Arizona Territory 1863–1912: A Political history. Tucson: University of Arizona Press. ISBN 0-8165-0176-9.
- "The Pulitzer Prizes". Retrieved September 5, 2019.
- Official website
- LCCN sn84020668
- Arizona Daily Star Archives (1879 to present)
- Today's Arizona Daily Star front page at the Newseum website
- The Arizona Daily Star's 2014 project on SB1070, "State of Confusion," Arizona Daily Star, March, 2014
- The Arizona Daily Star's 2013 series on poverty, "Losing Ground", Arizona Daily Star, August, 2013