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House OKs bill to block casino

Arizona lawmakers are hopping mad at a Southern Arizona Indian tribe that is planning a casino and resort near Glendale and are pushing legislation aimed at allowing the city to annex the proposed site without the consent of the tribe.

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Capitol Quotes 2/26/10

"I support this bill because I'm pleased to see Rep. (Andy) Biggs finally regulating something." - House Speaker Kirk Adams, a Republican from Mesa, speaking on the House floor Feb. 23 in support of H2246, which would allow the regulation and sale of some fireworks to the general public in Arizona. Right now, selling fireworks is banned statewide. The bill was approved 40-17 and has been sent to the Senate.

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Weiers looks to restore historic dome’s shine

The Arizona Capitol's famed copper dome, much like its finances, has lost its luster. What was once a shiny beacon of the state's prosperity and a nod to the historical importance the ore played in its development has become dull and faded. Although chemically treated to prevent tarnishing, the copper is visibly discolored over much of the dome's surface.

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