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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»

Some might say that getting back the capitol buildings' paper is just symbolic nonsense for the sake of the state's centennial. And sentiment is a bad reason to pursue any policy. But this is more than a feel-good idea. Read more»

State Rep. Jack W. Harper, R-Surprise.

A state House committee Tuesday narrowly endorsed scrapping a state law that prevents legislators from serving as paid lobbyists at the Capitol for a year after leaving office. Read more»

Today on Buckmaster - It's the Friday Focus with a newsmaker interview with State Rep. Steve Farley. Then it's the Reporters' Roundtable featuring Jimmy Boegle of the Tucson Weekly and Mark Evans of TucsonCitizen.com. Plus, the Weekend Watch with Matt Russell. 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

A plaque at the 9/11 memorial in Phoenix highlights the sun as a major tool behind the design. As the sun moves across the memorial, phrases or “memories” from the attacks appear at different spots at different times.

One of the designers the 9/11 memorial at the State Capitol, which uses written passages to create a timeline of events surrounding 9/11, hopes the structure will eventually be understood for its meaningful layers rather than the controversy surrounding some of its phrases. Read more»

A cowboy lassoes a bale of hay on the Capitol lawn.

A cowboy lassoed a bale of hay, flamenco dancers clapped castanets and a Navajo sounded his drum on Monday, Arizona's 99th birthday, as Gov. Jan Brewer kicked off the countdown to the state's centennial. Read more»

Supporters of Arizona's strict SB 1070 immigration law rallied at the State Capitol on Saturday, despite temperatures of 107 degrees. Read more» 3

Tens of thousands marched against SB 1070 on Saturday in Phoenix.

Tens of thousands of protesters marched on Arizona's State Capitol in Phoenix Saturday as they demonstrated against the state's controversial immigration law, SB 1070. (Updated with video) Read more» 6