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Today in History: Aug. 30

Aug. 30, 2008

Arizona Republican Senator and presidential candidate John McCain announced Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as his vice-presidential running mate.

Aug. 30, 2004

The City of Prescott was set to hire a temporary construction manager to provide on-the-spot inspection of the construction of the downtown parking garage and the new Adult Center of Prescott.

Aug. 30, 1999

Students attending the girls-only boarding school, therapeutic retreat and working horse ranch of Mingus Mountain Estate Residential Center in the foothills of Mingus Mountain are there by the order of a judge or the request of a probation officer, school administrator or parents.

Aug. 30, 1984

Paul Ernest Sparks, 22, was convicted of first-degree murder for the April 12 shooting death of his father and of negligent homicide in the shooting of his sister on the same night.

Aug. 30, 1959

"Construction work on a new visitor center and a three-unit apartment at Montezuma Castle National Monument is underway."

Aug. 30, 1934

"The last 'regular' community sing program of the 1934 season is scheduled for tomorrow night at the fairgrounds, opening at 7:45 o'clock, but there is to be a 'special extra' program Sept. 7, it was announced today by Mrs. Lester Ruffner, program director."

Aug. 30, 1909

"It is less than a week until the big Labor Day celebration in Prescott."

Aug. 30, 1884

"Mr. Muir of the telegraph office wishes us to state that there is a telegram in the office for J. L. Hubbell."

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