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Finding the roots of the blues, from Memphis to the Tennessee Delta
Good evening, graduates, faculty, and family. It’s an honor to be standing on this stage tonight, with the opportunity to speak to you all, but at the same time it’s very surreal. Everyone tells me that it won’t sink in that we’ve graduated for a few weeks, when we wake up and realize that we’re never coming back here. Say what you will about your high school experience — it’s different for everybody — but it is, undoubtedly, a one-of-a-kind experience that we will never get back.
Supporters of a 2011 Arizona ban on race- and gender-based abortions want a federal appeals court to rule that a woman's right to an abortion can be trumped because of the reason she wants it.
NEW YORK — Jamie Foxx, who stars in "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," knows something about the double-life of a superhero.
Former House Speaker Joe Lane, whose political career was cut short in the wake of the impeachment of Gov. Evan Mecham, died Thursday in Tucson.
Proponents of a change in laws on religious freedom get a last chance today to convince Gov. Jan Brewer to sign the legislation.
State senators voted Wednesday to let businesses refuse to serve gays based on owners’ “sincerely held” religious beliefs.
CAMP VERDE, AZ - Two tiger cubs found in Arizona last month and now living at the Out of Africa Wildlife Park have some new names to go along with their new home.
A Phoenix woman had no idea a $3 purchase from Goodwill would turn out to be a rare link to the civil rights movement's most revered leader.
What will they think of protesting next? First a group of black militants led by a pastor, of course, comes down on a group of college fraternity members partying at a private party, on private property, with a “black” theme. Absolutely no one’s business but those in attendance unless some law was violated.
The Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Parade in Mesa on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014.
Mesa celebrated MLK Day by renaming a street after him on Jan. 20.
Members of the Mesa City Council and city residents celebrate the unveiling of the new Martin Luther King Jr. Way on January 20, 2014. [Courtesy City of Mesa]