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4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Pot researcher fired: AZ pot researcher sacked, what's the agenda behind firing?

Arizona University Professor Susan Sisley joins HuffPost Live to talk about why she was fired over her medical marijuana research.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Arizona, Arizona Government, Marijuana, Healthcare Law, Law

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Tucson Weekly

Al Jazeera Interview With Fired UA Marijuana Researcher

The University of Arizona fired Assistant Professor Sue Sisley before she could start her research on the possible beneficial effects marijuana can have for post-traumatic stress disorder in veterans.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs

Times Herald-Record

Bonnie Kraham: Personal finance a key in dealing with inheritance

As the number of baby boomers retire or die, the United States is expected to see an "inheritance boom" unlike any other in history.

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Related Topix: Credit Card Debt

The Detroit News

Rich Rodriguez still charging full-speed ahead at Arizona

The University of Arizona football program, led by former Michigan coach Rich Rodriguez, has produced a new promotional video called "Arizona Fast."

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KTVK Phoenix

Officer charged with DUI no longer with UA police

A University of Arizona police sergeant charged in February with super-extreme DUI no longer works for the school.

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Indybay.org

The Best Hope For A Sustainable Future On Earth

Stream or download at http://greatspeechesandinterviews.blogspot.com/ Broadcast at Access Sacramento, Sundays 6-8pm PDT at http://www.live365.com/stations/accesssacramento?site=pro Saving The Forests The United Nations' program to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from deforestation and degradation, REDD, started with great promise.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science

Pocono Record

Chilly challenge for cancer research at East Stroudsburg University

East Stroudsburg University field hockey coach Sandy Miller, left, football coach Denny Douds, President Marcia Welsh, and men's basketball coach Jeff Wilson get doused with ice water as part of the Chillin for Charity event on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at the East Stroudsburg campus.

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TheDailyBeast.com

She Gave Weed to Vets & Then Got Fired

After years of trying, Dr. Sue Sisley got approval for a groundbreaking study of marijuana as a treatment for PTSD.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Healthcare Law, Law

Wed Jul 09, 2014

KOLD-TV Tucson

Girl scouts and UA develop new camp to highlight engineering fields

A group of 25 girl scouts from middle schools throughout Southern Arizona are getting a unique experience at the first ever Imagine IT, a summer engineering camp for girls.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

KOLD-TV Tucson

UA fraternity suspended during investigation

The Fraternity and Sorority Programs Office said Phi Gamma Delta's interim suspension of recognition from the UA is because of Student Code of Conduct violations alleging the chapter's involvement in hazing, offering alcohol to minors and conspiring to not cooperate with university officials and university police.

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Related Topix: Student Society, Coeducational Fraternities, Fraternities, Phi Gamma Delta

The Arizona Republic

File: Deadly fall at UA

Police say a University of Arizona student died after falling from a roof-top tower at a residence hall Friday morning.

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KTVK Phoenix

Arizona health director allows use of pot for PTSD

Arizona residents who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder will be able to legally use marijuana to help alleviate their symptoms under a decision announced Wednesday by the state's top health official.

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Related Topix: Arizona, Marijuana, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

The Arizona Republic

UA fraternity where member died in fall put on interim suspension

Phi Gamma Delta fraternity has been put on interim suspension and the University of Arizona has launched an investigation into reported violations of UA fraternity where member died in fall put on interim suspension Phi Gamma Delta fraternity has been put on interim suspension and the University of Arizona has launched an investigation into ... (more)

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Related Topix: Student Society, Phi Gamma Delta, Fraternities

Tue Jul 08, 2014

KOLD-TV Tucson

University of Arizona fires UAPD officer charged with super extreme DUI

Tucson News Now has learned that the University of Arizona fired UAPD Sergeant John McGrath.

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KOLD-TV Tucson

TPD: Property stolen from woman visiting grandson at UAMC

Tucson police ask for the public's help in identifying a person suspected of stealing from a woman visiting a family member at the University of Arizona Medical Center.

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Easy Reader News

Palos Verdes high graduate takes gap year to arm children around the...

On a Sunday afternoon in June, Danielle Pellizzeri stood center stage inside the Palos Verdes High School gymnasium, where some 600 pairs of eyes watched her silently.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids

The Bugle

UofA professor who pushed for more medical marijuana research is dismissed

A University of Arizona doctor who was pushing for more research into medical marijuana is being let go -- she believes for political reasons.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Arizona, Arizona Government, Healthcare Law, Law

Sys-Con Media

Duncastle Appoints Directors and Officers for Yukon PGM-Ni-Cu Projects

Other appointments are anticipated in the coming weeks as the Company continues to expand its team and works to complete the LOI.

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Philly.com

"Newspaper Comment Sections Become Cordoned-Off Hate Crime Scenes"

So says Roberto Cintli Rodriguez , a media scholar in the Mexican American Studies department at the University of Arizona: Given the Justice Department definition of a hate crime, one can argue that, in a strict sense, letters do not rise to the level of hate crimes because they don't specify a time or place.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Law.com

What Businesses Need to Know About the Roberts Court

If you've thought about filing a business lawsuit in federal court or you have one underway already, you'll probably want to read about two still-in-process studies by Columbia University and Harvard University law school professors on how the U.S. Supreme Court under Chief Justice John Roberts has treated business lawsuits, and how that treatment ... (more)

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Related Topix: Harvard University, Columbia University, US News, US Supreme Court, John G. Roberts

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