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Events: Friday July 23, 2010


Family Fun Carnival and Movie Night: 6:30 p.m. all activities, 8:30 movie: "Monsters vs. Aliens," Centennial Park, 3333 Harrison St.; $5 unlimited use of games, jump houses, one craft project; 692-3111.

Professional Firefighters of Kingman L4191 Roping Benefit: 8 p.m.-2 a.m. through Saturday; Castle Rock Arena, 3743 Highway 93, Golden Valley; fundraiser for public safety scholarships; (928) 377-8184.

Kingman's History and Tour: 5-7 p.m. through July 24, Kingman Community Center, 3345 Harrison; 279-9870.

Dinner and Dance: 5-7 p.m. dinner, 7-11 p.m. dance, Eagles, 4536 Patsy Drive; public welcome; menu; 757-8635.


DMS Events, Inc. Gymkhana July Fun Run: 5-9 p.m., Castle Rock Arena, 3743 Highway 93, Golden Valley; benefit for Lat Morrow; 692-0199.

Washin' 'N' Waggin' Dog Wash: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Morti's World Dog Grooming, 701 Stockton Hill Road, Suite P; $15 small, $20 medium, $25 large, first come/first served; benefit For the Luv of Paws; 263-6149.

Golf Tournament: 8 a.m. start, Cerbat Cliffs Golf Course, 1001 Gates Ave.; benefit for Kingman High School band program; barbecue, hole-in-one prizes, giveaways; 753-8154.

Speed and Agility Training Camp (All Sports): 9 a.m. ages 7-13, 3:30 p.m. ages 14-18, Centennial Park, 3333 Harrison St.; $65;

Sign-ups for Pop Warner 2010 Football and Cheer Season: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Wal-Mart, 3396 Stockton Hill Road; teams for boys and girls ages 5-15; 279-2284.


Hualapai Mountain Park Swap Meet/Craft Sale: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Recreation Area 1, 6250 Hualapai Mountain Road; $25 vendor fee; 681-5700.

World Peace Vigil: 9-9:30 a.m., Stockton Hill Road and Airway Ave.;

PHOENIX (AP) - A judge held two hearings in a courtroom packed with spectators and top Arizona officials Thursday on whether the state's new immigration law should take effect amid a flurry of legal challenges against the crackdown. Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer attended the second hearing, as did the U.S. Attorney for Arizona, Dennis Burke. Judge Susan Bolton did not issue a ruling at the end of the first hearing. The afternoon hearing focused on the U.S. Justice Department requesting a preliminary injunction blocking key sections of the law from taking effect next week. During the morning hearing, Bolton told lawyers for the American Civil Liberties Union that she's required to consider blocking only parts of the law, not the entire statute as they had requested. She said the law has a section allowing parts to still take effect even if other parts are struck down. ACLU attorney Omar Jadwat said the law's provisions are supposed to work together to achieve a goal of prodding illegal immigrants to leave the state. He called it unconstitutional and dangerous. Most of the controversy about the law centers on provisions related to stops and arrests of people, new crimes related to illegal immigrants, and a requirement that immigrants carry and produce their immigration papers. Other parts of the law getting little attention deal with impoundment of vehicles and sanctions against employment of illegal immigrants. Attorney John Bouma, who represents Brewer, told Bolton that those challenging the law haven't demonstrated that anyone would suffer actual harm if it takes effect, and that facts - not conjecture - must be shown. "In Arizona we have a tremendous Hispanic heritage. To think that everybody that's Hispanic is going to be stopped and questioned ... defies reality," Bouma said. "All this hypothetical that we're going to go out and arrest everybody that's Hispanic, look around. That's impossible."

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