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The Associated Press
Published: 04.04.2007

In 1930, the Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind were closed for lack of funds. The schools’ teachers were owed three months’ back pay.

In 1988, Evan Mecham became the first governor in Arizona history to be removed from office through impeachment. Mecham was convicted by the state Senate of obstruction of justice and misuse of state funds.

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