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Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a need to give thanks

President Abraham Lincoln issued this proclamation making Thanksgiving a national holiday 150 years ago on Oct. 3, 1863.

November 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Laura's Bridal open in new, bigger location

Laura's Bridal open in new, bigger location

Laura’s Bridal Boutique has moved to a new location, 4361 E. Broadway, after 18 years at its former spot near Broadway and Tucson Boulevard.

August 22, 2013 12:00 am Photos



Fitz Blog: The Pledge of Allegiance is in the news

Rep. Steve Smith, a Republican from Maricopa and sponsor of a bill requiring all students to say the pledge of allegiance, suffered a setback when his head exploded. When an aide informed Smith the pledge was written in 1892 by Francis Bellamy, a prominent socialist, Smith’s head spun, tripl…

January 24, 2013 11:45 amLoading…
Mich. police bust man in ‘Batman’ costume — again

Mich. police bust man in ‘Batman’ costume — again

PETOSKEY, Mich. — The search for a driver who fled an accident scene in northern Michigan over the weekend was apparently a job for a dog, not a bat.

October 03, 2012 11:42 amLoading…

UA shares in grants for repatriation of American Indian items

The University of Arizona is sharing in more than $1.6 million in federal grant money to document and help return human remains and cultural objects to American Indian tribes.

August 03, 2012 8:29 amLoading…

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