So you can stay ahead of the news, here's a quick look at some of the stories ABC15 will be keeping an eye on Wednesday, August 28.
MARCH ON WASHINGTON 50TH ANNIVERSARY
Wednesday marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. 11 a.m. EDT, Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C.
MEJIA DEPORTATION PROTEST
The Arizona Dream Act Coalition will ask Congressman Matt Salmon to intervene and stop the deportation of Raul Mejia, a single father trying to remain in the country to raise his nine-year-old U.S. citizen son. 10 a.m., Congressman Salmon’s Office, Gilbert.
CAMPUS FIRE SAFETY
A father who lost his son in a campus-related fire will speak about his efforts to improve safety for young adults leaving home for the first time. September is Campus Fire Safety Month in Arizona. 9:30 a.m., ASU Taylor Mall, Phoenix.
CARDINALS KICKOFF LUNCHEON
Fans will get to meet the entire 2013 Arizona Cardinals team and help raise funds for Cardinals Charities at the team’s kickoff luncheon. 11:30 a.m., University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale.
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