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5 hrs ago | A Canadian Lefty in Occupied Land

Review: Therapeutic Nations

Therapeutic Nations: Healing in an Age of Indigenous Human Rights . Tuscon AZ: University of Arizona Press, 2013.] This fascinating book brings together indigenous feminism, Foucault, and affect theory.

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9 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

Tucson ALS clinic, research lab of fruit flies help Southern Arizona patients

Joel Sanchez, 30, is a father to 8-year-old Anissa, and whose passions include bowling, cooking and baking.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Science Blog

NASA's Spitzer Telescope Witnesses Asteroid Smashup

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has spotted an eruption of dust around a young star, possibly the result of a smashup between large asteroids.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Astronomy, Science

Northern Life

tudents work on homework during class at Milesville School on...

Students at a Quebec elementary school may be some of the happiest in the country as they prepare for another year in the classroom.

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KOLD-TV Tucson

Report: International students spend millions in Tucson

International students spent more than $160 million on tuition and housing around Tucson over a five-year stretch, according to a new report.

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KOLD-TV Tucson

UA Campus Pantry stocked and ready to help

A nonprofit on the University of Arizona campus, helping cash strapped college kids, wants new students to know they are there to help.

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The Kingman Daily Miner

Parents must work to keep up with drug trends

Participants in a Current Drug Trends and Identification seminar at Kingman High School view some of the gadgets teenagers use to smoke, take and hide illegal and prescription drugs as speaker Debi LaVergne demonstrates one.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Family, Teenagers, Mohave County, AZ, Kids

Merinews

Hindu religious leader urges Vatican Synod for sympathetic look at marriage laws

Distinguished religious statesman Rajan Zed is urging upcoming October Synod of Bishops at Vatican to exhaustively relook into the Church marriage laws to make these more relevant to the contemporary society.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Stock Market Review

US stock market daily report

Scientists reported the detection of a huge disk of dusty debris around a sunlike star by the name of NGC-2547 ID8, located nearly 1,140 light-years from Earth in the constellation Vela.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

RedOrbit

Bee-utiful Research: Experts Working To Improve...

While honeybees may be best known as producers of honey and beeswax useful for candles and seals, experts from the University of Arizona want to remind you that the insects play an important role in the agriculture industry.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Honey, Entomology, Science, Agriculture, Vegetables, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

KOLD-TV Tucson

UA football brings business to Tucson

A bunch of red means a bunch of green for the University of Arizona and surrounding businesses as football season and the school year begin.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Los Angeles Times

NASA's Spitzer scopes out huge asteroid smashup. And just misses it.

When Spitzer Space Telescope captured the billowing aftermath of a colossal asteroid smashup 1,200 light-years away, scientists realized they were watching a scene much like the one that played out billions of years ago in our own solar system.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Astronomy, Science, NASA

Palo Verde Valley Times

Local golf course welcomes new director/head pro

Ken Zimet , a University of Arizona graduate, first discovered Blythe Golf Course 13 years ago while driving from Los Angeles to Tucson, Arizona.

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KISU-TV Pocatello

The Desert Speaks

THE DESERT SPEAKS is an Emmy award-winning series focusing on desert regions around the world.

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Daily Mail

Crash, bang, wallop - what a planet! Nasa spots huge asteroid...

Pictured: Woman, 29, killed at Burning Man after she was run over by a bus filled with festival-goers in Nevada desert Pictured: Joan Rivers' anxious daughter Melissa races to New York hospital after the 81-year-old host stopped breathing during surgery Marched to their deaths in the desert: Sickening ISIS slaughter continues as 250 soldiers ... (more)

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Related Topix: Burning Man, Arts, State Prisons, Prison, Astronomy, Science

Thu Aug 28, 2014

KOLD-TV Tucson

Sneak peek at Flandrau's new state-of-the-art planetarium

A piece of cutting edge technology is bringing the stars and planets down to earth in Tucson.

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KOLD-TV Tucson

UA Football players visit Diamond Children's before first home game

Members of the University of Arizona Football team brought some "Bear Down" spirit to the Diamond Children's Medical Center on Thursday.

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Verde Independent

Tooth Fairy Math: DuVal, Ducey start clash for governor

The outcome of the race for governor could turn on who can scare the middle class more, especially over the high cost of college.

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Related Topix: US News, Arizona, Arizona Government

KOLD-TV Tucson

Flandrau is going FullDome; new projection system first of its kind in the U.S.

The University of Arizona's Flandrau Science Center and Planetarium is reaching beyond the stars.

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Space.com

Smash! Aftermath of Colossal Impact Spotted Around Sunlike Star

Astronomers have spotted the wreckage of a mammoth collision around a distant young star, a landmark find that could shed light on how our own solar system's rocky planets took shape long ago.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science

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