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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]
Celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. in Gilbert, where a free ceremony will feature speaker Calvin Terrell, along with entertainment by local choirs, a Youth Art Competition and Exhibit, and sponsor/exhibitor booths.
Cemeteries are filled with the names of the long forgotten, those whose marks on the world are confined within the dash between year one and the final year. Legacies that reach beyond those years on earth are difficult to achieve and belong to the men who define history — for better or worse — and on scales both small and large.
FILE - The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., head of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, speaks to thousands during his "I Have a Dream" speech. (AP Photo)
Mesa’s celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. will commence this Saturday night with a special banquet.