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This is a rebuttal to Glenn Hamer’s Guest Commentary in your newspaper (“Senate Appropriations Committee personnel reform vital to state’s business growth,” March 23).
BAGHDAD, Iraq -- A longtime Iraqi exile who has proclaimed himself in charge of Baghdad pledged Sunday that the country's new constitution would be derived from Islamic law and promised to try anyone whose "hands are stained with the blood of the Iraqi people."
The Civil Air Patrol is holding workshops Aug. 27 in Mesa for those interested in being an air patrol pilot. The sessions include a review of the Civil Air Patrol's history, how to serve in it and an introduction into aerospace education and emergency services. A traveling aerospace museum will be on display showing vintage air patrol memorabilia dating to the 1940s. Also, participants can test their skills on a flight simulator.
It’s not every day you get to see a bit of Civil War history acted out live in the desert Southwest. In fact, it’s only during “Civil War in the Southwest,” a sprawling 1860s-style encampment in which costumed history buffs re-enact three Arizona and New Mexico Civil War skirmishes — the battles of Picacho Pass, Valverde (N.M.) and Glorietta Pass (N.M.).
Teaching about racism and the civil rights movement can be a daunting task. Books are one excellent way parents can introduce children to the topic.
The story of an unconventional and largely forgotten heroine of the civil rights movement will be featured Thursday, Jan. 19 during a film screening presented by Mesa and the Independent Television Services' Community Cinema. "Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock" will portray how Bates led the 1957 charge to desegregate the all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Ark.
NEW YORK - Civil rights lawyer Lynne Stewart arrived at her sentencing packed for prison. With medication, books and a pair of sweat pants, she was prepared to begin a stay that could have stretched for 30 years. Instead, Stewart walked out of the courtroom unshackled, free pending appeal of a 28-month sentence after a judge took into account her career of standing up for the most unpopular clients.
When Lloyd Briggs moved his wife and two kids into their Gilbert home, he knew his extended two-car garage would soon become a junk magnet.
The Rev. Jim Bonsell of Shepherd of the Hills United Methodist Church speaks at Desert Palms Presbyterian Church during an interfaith service to honor Martin Luther King Jr. The event brought together a multicultural group to reflect on the accomplishments of the civil rights leader Monday.
Sadie Penn speaks about her husband's and her own experiences coming of age after the passage of civil rights in America. Penn's husband attended Morehouse College and was a classmate of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
A petite seamstress’s decision to remain seated on an Alabama bus in 1955 changed the face of American society. That simple act of defiance in the segregated South propelled Rosa Parks into the history books and earned her the title of mother of the civil rights movement. Yet it’s easy to forget that before Parks became an icon, she was a regular working woman too tired from a day’s work to stand on a crowded bus.
Hoping to short-circuit future lawsuits, Attorney General Tom Horne wants to tell attorneys from cities around the state exactly what he thinks their communities can -- and cannot -- offer to domestic partners of their residents.
Saying their time and patience has run out, attorneys for the U.S Department of Justice sued Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio Thursday for refusing to provide them with documents they want for their civil rights investigation.
The customer may always be right, but he might have the wrong idea about how to complain about bad service.
Foes of the Arizona Civil Rights Initiative filed suit Monday in hopes of getting a judge to block it from being on the ballot, no matter what the Secretary of State's Office concludes.
Art, music and civil rights lectures will be included in one event today in downtown Phoenx.
Sept. 6, 2004
A jury in Maricopa County Superior Court will hear closing arguments Tuesday in the trial of Child Protective Services and two of its caseworkers accused of negligence in the murder of a toddler.
And now, for the first truly preposterous idea of the 2007 legislative session, Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Phoenix, wants to classify lawabiding citizens as domestic terrorists because she doesn’t agree with their efforts to reduce illegal immigration.
BURBANK, Calif. - Several prospective jurors summoned for the civil wrongful death case against Robert Blake lashed out Monday at the lawyer representing the four children of the actor's slain wife, saying they are suing for money and should leave him alone.
The owner of a tattoo parlor whose business application was denied by Mesa to open a shop has filed a civil lawsuit against the city.
WASHINGTON - Two of the Pentagon's most senior generals conceded to Congress on Thursday that the surge in sectarian violence in Baghdad in recent weeks means Iraq may descend into civil war.
Presidential administrations almost always dislike leaks of information about government’s business — except for the ones they orchestrate themselves — but President’s Bush administration has been more vigilant and more successful (at least until recently) at controlling them.
While HealthSouth Corp. barreled towards possible bankruptcy amid federal accusations of accounting fraud, company representatives insist the scandal will not affect patient care.
July 31, 2004