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Author Cathy Hufault speaks about “climate” in the Centennial Speaker Series focusing on Arizona’s 'Five Cs.'

For many, Arizona’s centennial was over Feb. 14, but Nogales and other communities around the state are using the opportunity to teach Arizona’s history and ponder its future throughout 2012. (with video) Read more» 1

The Arizona centennial cake was made by Fry’s Marketplace. More than 500 cupcakes accompanied the cake.

Years in the making, Arizona’s centennial celebration carried over from the weekend to a day of events that included the release of a special postage stamp and a mass wedding. Read more»

Today on Buckmaster - We kick off the show with a look at the Arizona economy with Arizona State University economist Dennis Hoffman. Then, certified financial planner Shelly Fishman has the Tuesday Money Maker Report. Next, aging expert Gale Morgan has her monthly report. Plus, historian Tom Sheridan discusses the revised edition of his book "Arizona: A History." Read more»

From outlaws and warriors to activists and politicians, Arizona’s 100-year history stands as the home for infamous lovers and happy endings. Here are four stories of love in the desert. Read more» 1

The Barry Goldwater Memorial in Paradise Valley.

Predicting the future and invoking the past are both tricky propositions. This is nicely illustrated by a 1962 newspaper article written by conservative icon Barry Goldwater, in which he tried to imagine the Arizona of 2012. Read more»

A Phoenix light rail pass marks Arizona's 100 years of statehood.

I was nearly forty-five years old before I could claim a hometown. My ambitions brought me to Arizona, and my work keeps me away from here for more than half my time. But Arizona has given me a home, and in the thirty years that have passed since I moved here, it has worked its magic on me and enchanted me and claimed me. Read more»

It's centennial week in Arizona, and the local media are doing their part to play it up. The Rogue Columnist tells you what you really need to know about our state. Read more» 1

An Arizona native spent half a decade compiling 100 years of Arizona's history into the official book of the Arizona centennial, "Arizona: 100 Years Grand." Read more»

Arizonans are celebrating 100 years of statehood on Tuesday with exhibits and events that honor the pioneering spirit of the "Valentine State." Read more»

Hank has lived with a foster family, but is ready to settle down for the long run.

Centennial club pets have been at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona for over 100 days and are looking for their "forever homes." Read more»

Sarah Griffin holds an American flag, first flown in 1912, during the opening of the centennial celebrations.

Mayor Jonathan Rothschild kicked off Tucson's centennial celebrations Friday with an early and extended 2nd Saturday in honor of Arizona's 100th birthday. Read more»

Tucson's state centennial celebrations will affect travel through some parts of downtown, as some streets will be closed through the weekend. Read more»

Middle school students Parker Schroeder, Banelly Escaloma, Ruben Renteria, Freddy Pinon stand by what will be the cover of the DVD case for the civics initiative. They are featured in the video after winning a government essay contest.

Leaders of today are reaching out to potential leaders of tomorrow with a DVD explaining to kids how Arizona’s government works. The two-hour video, timed with the state’s centennial, features state lawmakers, Gov. Jan Brewer, former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor and others. Read more»

Gov. Jan Brewer attended the interfaith service for Sept. 8, 2011, victims Sunday at St. Augustine Cathedral.

Gov. Jan Brewer spoke about the Jan. 8 shooting victims and said "the tears belong to Arizona" when she delivered her State of the State in Phoenix on Monday. Read more»

Gov. Jan Brewer helps dedicate a makeover of the State Capitol grounds completed with donated materials, volunteers and state inmate labor.

In honor of Arizona’s approaching 100th birthday, Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza is sporting more trees and a spruced-up lawn following a nine-month makeover of the State Capitol grounds. Read more» 1

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