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1 hr ago | 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

1 hr ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

Tucson Weekly

Monsoon Storms & Fireworks Light Up 4th of July Skies

While an Independence Day weekend filled with free entertainment over the skies of Tucson was expected, the Old Pueblo got a bonus treat as the long-awaited monsoon storms finally delivered.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, 4th of July, Tucson, AZ, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ

SPACE.com

Should Humanity Try to Contact Intelligent Aliens?

Astronomers have detected nearly 2,000 alien planets to date. As that number continues to rise, so too does the prospect of finding intelligent extraterrestrial life.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA, Science / Technology, Space, NASA, Arizona State University

WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

Special Assignment: Getting rid of germs on your gadgets

College student Koyia Tuttle admits she doesn't do much to clean off her phone. "My idea of cleaning my phone is wiping it on my shirt or my pants."

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Times Herald

Marijuana study backed by feds delayed after researcher's firing

It may interest you to know that the price of a children's book hasn't wavered much at all in the... Years ago, my father said to me, 'Son, when the day comes that you find that special girl and you... This Nov. 7, 2012 file photo shows a medical marijuana plant at a dispensary in Seattle.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Healthcare Law, Law

Business Journal

The snowball effect of lying in the workplace

Small ethical transgressions, if left unchecked, are part of a slippery slope that leads to larger future transgressions, according to a recent study.

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Related Topix: University of Washington, Providence College

Sat Jul 05, 2014

KRQE Albuquerque

Free poetry evenings set to begin at South Broadway

The beautiful South Broadway Cultural Center is New Mexico's newest and most surprising poetry venue.

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Recreational Vehicle, Rancho, Rio Rancho, NM, Albuquerque, NM

Fri Jul 04, 2014

KOLD-TV Tucson

Attorney for woman knocked down by police sergeant watches body cam video

After watching body cam video from the night police confronted a large crowd in Main Gate Square, an attorney for one woman who was knocked down by a police sergeant said that it raises concern about how training and the general orders to police were followed that night.

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Yanks Go Yard

Yankees' MiLB Player News: Refsnyder on Fire

New York Yankees now top second base prospect Robert Refsnyder continues to surge.

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