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  USS Arizona National Memorial - USS Arizona Memorial (U.S. National Park Service)
The USS Arizona Memorial is the final resting place for many of the battleship's 1,177 crew members who lost their lives on December 7, 1941.
A relief map of Oahu and the tablets marking the names of those killed in the Pearl Harbor attack are part of a dramatic and poignant exhibit that records the tragic loss of those who gave their lives on December 7, 1941.
The Remembrance Exhibit was dedicated at the USS Arizona Memorial Visitor Center on the 50th anniversary of Pearl Harbor in December 1991.
www.nps.gov /usar   (372 words)

  
  Arizona - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Arizona was the 48th state admitted into the U.S. (1912), and the last of the contiguous states admitted.
Arizona was the 48th state admitted into the U.S. and the last of the contiguous states admitted.
Arizona state senators and representatives are elected for two year terms and are limited to four consecutive terms in a chamber, though there is no limit on the total number of terms.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Arizona   (4949 words)

  
 Nader 's Dubious Raiders in Arizona : AZ IMC
In its effort to get on the ballot in the key battleground state of Arizona, the Prospect has learned, the Nader campaign hired a petition company that is also gathering signatures for a draconian anti-immigrant initiative pushed by right-wing elements in the state.
The Arizona ballot drive was never the grassroots effort that Nader characterizes his campaign as.
This spring, as droves of professional petitioners descended on Arizona like traveling carnival folk to gather signatures for PAN -- and to collect the $2—4 that a petitioner is awarded for each signature delivered -- they also presented signatories with the Nader petition, according to several sources.
arizona.indymedia.org /news/2004/06/19886.php   (1624 words)

  
 Introduction to Arizona - The United States of America
Today, the wealth of Arizona can be found in the startling natural wonders of the state, in vast mineral reserves, in the healthful climate and in the rich cultural heritage of the "Pueblos".
The name, Arizona, is derived from a combination of two words from the Papago Indian dialect of the Pima language; "Aleh" and "Zon" together as "Aleh-zon" meaning "little spring." The "little spring", located in Mexican territory, is near a large silver discovery made in Arizona Creek.
This nickname is reinforced by the copper star that is at the center of the Arizona State Flag.
www.netstate.com /states/intro/az_intro.htm   (1049 words)

  
 Mineral Gallery - THE ARIZONA COPPER MINES
The minerals from the copper mines of Arizona, USA specifically the great mines of Bisbee, Tiger, Tombstone, Morenci, Mammoth and Ajo, Arizona, are the result of the supergene enrichment and hydrothermal alteration of a porphyry copper sulfide intrusion.
Although Arizona is well known for copper minerals, those copper mines and other mines in the state have produced ores of silver, lead, molybdenum, tin, manganese, vanadium, uranium, zinc and gold.
The uranium and vanadium minerals of Arizona come from locations mostly in the Northern part of the state whereas the copper mines are generally limited to the southern portion.
mineral.galleries.com /minerals/fablocal/arizona.htm   (706 words)

  
 Arizona's Judicial Branch
Victims of crime can request the Arizona Supreme Court and Arizona Court of Appeals, Divisions One and Two notify them of an opinion or decision at the same time the prosecutor and defendant are notified.
The Arizona Supreme Court is pleased to announce that its Communications Department has recently received awards for openness and accountability from the media.
The Arizona Judicial Branch, led by Chief Justice Ruth V. McGregor, has decreased the amount of time it takes to process DUI cases in certain courts and, by so doing, has enhanced public safety.
www.supreme.state.az.us   (380 words)

  
 USN Ships--USS Arizona (BB-39)
USS Arizona, a 31,400 ton Pennsylvania class battleship built at the New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York, was commissioned in October 1916.
In 1929-31, Arizona was modernized at the Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia, emerging with a radically altered appearance and major improvements to her armament and protection.
This USS Arizona Memorial, operated by the National Park Service, is a permanent shrine to those Americans who lost their lives in the attack on Pearl Harbor and in the great Pacific War that began there.
www.history.navy.mil /photos/sh-usn/usnsh-a/bb39.htm   (945 words)

  
 Urban Legends Reference Pages: Loony Laws in Arizona
We could spend the rest of our lives trying to track down and verify all these wacky laws, an effort which in nearly all cases reveals only that the alleged laws never existed, or fell off the books so long ago that no one can demonstrate they were ever real.
Was Arizona was infested with colonies of feral camels?
Nowadays, however, the Arizona Game & Fish Department is the organization that regulates hunting within Arizona, and it says it has no regulations regarding camels.
www.snopes.com /legal/arizona.asp   (692 words)

  
 Arizona - Encyclopedia FunTrivia
Arizona was granted statehood on February 14, 1912.
This is a pure white flower that blooms on the tips of the saguaro cactus during May and June.
It is also called the Arizona trout, and is native to only a small area in east-central Arizona.
www.funtrivia.com /en/Geography/Arizona-3896.html   (1720 words)

  
 Arizona Corporation Commission
Arizona is one of only 13 states with elected Commissioners.
By virtue of the Arizona Constitution, the Commissioners function in an Executive capacity, they adopt rules and regulations thereby functioning in a Legislative capacity, and they also act in a Judicial capacity sitting as a tribunal and making decisions in contested matters.
The Commission is required by the Arizona Constitution to maintain its chief office in Phoenix and it is required by law to conduct monthly meetings.
www.cc.state.az.us   (228 words)

  
 Arizona Apartments
The name Arizona comes from a Spanish interpretation of "arizuma," an Aztec Indian word meaning "silver-bearing." You may not have any luck finding silver here today, but you may be able to hang onto more of what you've got due to Arizona's favorable financial situation, which benefits everything from apartment rentals to utilities.
Arizona's year-round heat and sunshine encourage a wide variety of recreational activities, including snow skiing, mountain biking, hiking, horseback riding, boating, rock climbing, rafting, camping, hunting and fishing.
The largest city in Northern Arizona, Flagstaff is situated on 64 square miles at the base of the San Francisco Peaks and is surrounded by one of the largest pine forests on earth.
www.rent.com /rentals/arizona   (928 words)

  
 Arizona Indymedia
Arizona Indymedia will be providing regular coverage of protests, forums and other activities during the camp itself.
While 237 bodies of unauthorized border crossers were recovered in 2007, the number who actually died was likely much higher, their bodies to lie in wake among the thousands of square miles of desert along the migrant trail.
The slopes of the San Francisco Peaks, located in Northern Arizona, have been at the center of a historical and lengthy battle that has pitted economic interests on public lands against environmental integrity, public health and cultural survival.
arizona.indymedia.org   (5070 words)

  
 ASLAPR -- Helpful Links
The Arizona Historical Advisory Commission was selected through legislation to shepherd the planning of the State’s celebration for the Centennial and this website provides information about efforts that are underway and resources that are needed.
The University of Arizona Library preserved the late Congressman Morris K. Udall's report on the 5 C's which were at the heart of Arizona's economy in the past.
The southern portion of Arizona was a Confederate territory before Arizona became a separate Territory of the of the United States and the Battle at Picacho Pass is called westernmost battle of Civil War.
www.lib.az.us /links/arizoniana.cfm   (1384 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Arizona
According to the report of the chief of the Weather Bureau, the highest temperature observed at any weather station in Arizona during the year 1903 was 120°, the lowest 18° Two stations report each of these extremes.
Salpointe vas appointed Vicar Apostolic of Arizona, and consecrated Bishop of Doryla, 20 June, 1869.
Statistics of the Catholic Church in Arizona are given in the articles TUCSON and UNITED STATES; according to the "Bureau of the Census, Religious Bodies, 1906" there were in the state 6175 Latter-Day Saints, 2884 Presbyterians, 2667 Methodists, 1034 Baptists, 1059 Protestant Episcopalians.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/01719a.htm   (1503 words)

  
 Arizona MESA   (Site not responding. Last check: )
As members of MESA, students from middle and high schools throughout southern Arizona participate in hands-on activities related to math, engineering, and science and college-preparation workshops that help build strong academic skills and inform students about college and career opportunities.
Founded in 1970 and launched in Arizona in 1983, MESA is one of the oldest and most successful programs to advance educationally disadvantaged students toward achievement in math and science.
MESA currently serves 19 school districts in Arizona and continues to grow; 21 schools have been added in the past two years.
web.arizona.edu /~arizonamesa   (257 words)

  
 Arizona travel and vacation guide from the Arizona Office of Tourism
In Arizona, the Grand Canyon, one of the Seven Wonders of the World exists among lush desert landscapes, crystal-clear waters and breathtaking mountain peaks.
From small communities to one of the fastest growing cities in the United States, Arizona offers travelers unique experiences packed with hospitality, adventure, and stunning sights.
Proud to be an official signatory of the National Geographic Geotourism Charter, the Arizona Office of Tourism has created Arizona Origins - a celebration of culture, nature, history and heritage.
www.arizonaguide.com   (212 words)

  
 Arizona Cardinals Team Page
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Matt Leinart fractured his left collarbone while getting sacked late in the first half of Sunday's 34-31 victory over the St. Louis Rams.
Arizona quarterback Matt Leinart isn't worried about his job security, despite the success of veteran backup Kurt Warner.
Hired as the 34th head coach of the Arizona Cardinals on Jan. 14, 2007.
www.nfl.com /teams/news/ARI   (548 words)

  
 Arizona: History, Geography, Population, and State Facts — Infoplease.com
Arizona history is rich in legends of America's Old West.
Arizona - Arizona Arizona, state in the southwestern United States.
Arizona - Map of Arizona & articles on flags, geography, history, statistics, disasters, and current events.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0108181.html   (404 words)

  
 The DRM Regional Resource Directory: Arizona
Arizona Directory of Assistive Technology for Persons Who Are Blind and Visually Impaired
Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind
Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing
www.disabilityresources.org /ARIZONA.html   (315 words)

  
 Arizona State Symbols Capital Constitution Flags Maps Song
Luxury Sedona Vacation Resort - Whether your stay is for fun or relaxation, prepare to be pampered.
Arizona Accommodations - Stay in a luxurious room with plenty of amenities in Rim County, Arizona, nestled in the Ponderosa Pines of Rim County.
Since Arizona was the largest producer of copper in the nation, a copper star was placed in the flag's center.
www.50states.com /arizona.htm   (292 words)

  
 Teacher Certification
To certify qualified persons as education professionals who provide high quality education and to protect the safety and welfare of Arizona's students.
The Certification subprogram consistently and accurately enforces the State Board of Education rules and regulations and state statutes governing the certification of professional educators in the state.
A list of Arizona teaching certificates and requirements needed to obtain a certificate.
www.ade.state.az.us /certification   (192 words)

  
 Arizona Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
Arizona (base map) JPEG format (175K) County boundaries and names, county seats, rivers.
Arizona (reference map) JPEG format (283K) Shaded relief map with state boundaries, forest cover, place names, major highways.
Arizona (reference map) PDF format (285K) Shaded relief map with state boundaries, forest cover, place names, major highways.
www.lib.utexas.edu /maps/arizona.html   (463 words)

  
 Arizona: State and Local Government on the Net   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Arizona Attorney - Services for DUI and DWI defense, personal injury and accidents, sexual abuse, property damage and traffic violations.
Arizona Lawyers - Our expert attorneys at our law firm represent clients across Arizona.
Arizona Lawyer - R. Glenn Buckelew handles criminal, family and business cases in AZ.
www.statelocalgov.net /state-az.cfm   (213 words)

  
 Arizona News   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The head of the Arizona Department of Veterans' Services resigned in the wake of an inspection that found shortcomings in care provided by the state's nursing home for military veterans, Gov.
Jodie Snyder and Chad Graham The Arizona Republic Mar. 24, 2007 12:00 AM The Arizona State Veteran Home, which cares for the state's oldest veterans, was fined $10,000 after state investigators found cases of...
Amanda Fruzynski The Arizona Republic Mar. 22, 2007 02:57 PM A Mesa man arrested Tuesday on suspicion of holding stolen property is being charged with armed robbery with a weapon after threatening to take a...
www.topix.net /state/az   (789 words)

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