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1 hr ago | KTVU Oakland

Drought projected to cause major spike in produce prices

A clearer picture is emerging about how much more nagging drought is going to cost consumer shopping for produce this spring and summer.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, California

4 hrs ago | Tucson Weekly

Tucson Artist Nancy Tokar Miller Dies

"Reef Pools," by Nancy Tokar Miller. Nancy is in the background, looking at her work in an exhibition in 2012 a tLouis Carlos Bernal Gallery, Pima Community College Nancy Tokar Miller, an acclaimed painter often called Tucson's best artist, died Tuesday after a long illness.

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Related Topix: Tucson, AZ, Pima, AZ, Willcox, AZ, Painting, Arts

9 hrs ago | The Press-Enterprise

Uc Riverside: Free workshops on Cahuilla language

Kim Marcus, right, a Serrano-Cahuilla Indian, leads a group of singers in December 2012 in performing Cahuilla bird songs before a tobacco blessing ceremony for the California Center for Native Nations.

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Related Topix: UC Riverside

13 hrs ago | Fortune

Why Brooklyn Law cut its tuition

When Brooklyn Law School announced earlier this month that it would cut tuition by 15%, it sounded less like a briefing and more like a battle cry.

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Related Topix: University of Iowa, Roger Williams University, La Verne, CA, University of La Verne, Standardized Testing, Education

15 hrs ago | Phoenix New Times

More Arizona Parents Not Having Their Children Vaccinated

The number of Arizona parents choosing to not have their children vaccinated is increasing.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Maricopa County, AZ, Phoenix, AZ, Autism, Yavapai County, AZ

16 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

Total lunar eclipse coming tonight

Clear, crisp spring air over Arizona means conditions are perfect to see a total lunar eclipse in the sky tonight.

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Related Topix: Mount Lemmon, AZ, Science / Technology, Astronomy, NASA, Science

21 hrs ago | KTAR

UA opens nation's first center for veterans studying medicine

The University of Arizona is touting what's believed to be the first resource center in the country designed to support student veterans pursuing health degrees.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Gabrielle Giffords, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Arizona

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Twins to cheer for the Chargers

Devin's identical twin, Whitney, was also chosen to be a 2014 Charger Girl. Both are seniors at the University of Arizona.

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Liberty Ballers

Hollis-Jefferson will not declare this year

Hollis-Jefferson has joined AEPi at the University of Arizona, a process a friend of mine has gone through and assuredly would not be worth enduring for a month and a half of membership.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Philadelphia 76ers

Tucson Weekly

Seth MacFarlane and His Peculiar Distaste For Tucson

I'm the last person you'd call a Tucson apologist, but even I'm starting to get a little uncomfortable with all of the bashing our community has gotten from long-running animated sitcom Family Guy .

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Related Topix: Tucson, AZ, Animated TV, Family Guy, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, American Dad, Seth MacFarlane

The Huffington Post

Watch Conan O'Brien Cram 50 Celebrity Cameos Into His MTV Movie Awards Cold Opening

As host of this weekend's MTV Movie Awards , Conan O'Brien wasn't going to do the gig without first setting an awards show record.

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Related Topix: Conan O'Brien, Celebrities, Jean-Claude Van Damme, The Hangover, Ed Helms, Taylor Swift

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Examiner.com

State Senator blocks medical marijuana study

The proposed University of Arizona scientific study about using marijuana to treat veterans with post traumatic stress disorder has the green light from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, Food and Drug Administration

Tucson Weekly

Plush Sold and Renamed to Flycatcher

After 13 and half years, Plush will officially come to a close on Monday, April 14 and will reopen the next business day as The Flycatcher.

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Related Topix: Tucson, AZ

Oredigger

GOTW: Colton Bigler, Senior, Physics

Last week, the Oredigger caught up with someone just getting into the physics major, which is exciting, but it is also fun to pick the brain of someone who has been through it all.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

KOLD-TV Tucson

Cochise County celebrates grand opening of new hospital

The new hospital reflects the growth of the services offered and that means more people will be coming here from all over Cochise County.

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Related Topix: Cochise County, AZ

KOLD-TV Tucson

Not all neighbors welcome Spring Fling carnival back to UA campus

Spring Fling is back on the University of Arizona campus this year for the first time in 15 years, but not everyone is happy about it.

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Phoenix New Times

Rape Defender, Dabbing, Child Abuse, and More

In case you missed any news action this week, we've got you covered. Here's our recap of the most-read news stories of the week: Anti-drug educator Shane Watson often thinks about his appearance in a viral ABC 15 news story about the "threat" of dabbing.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Phoenix, AZ

Norwalk Citizen News

Dr. Weil adds kale and more to UA hospital menu

Dr. Andrew Weil, right, visited the University Campus Cafe at the University of Arizona Medical Cente in Tucson on Tuesday, April 8, 2014.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Recipes, Tucson, AZ

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Dr. Weil adds kale and more to UA hospital menu

Weil, a Tucson author and nationally recognized founder of the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, is lending both his name and recipes to the UA Medical Center's inpatient menu.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Recipes, Nutrition

Lucianne.com

Bureau of Land ManagementHiding Behind Toothless Tortoise

A June 1990 study, called The Desert Tortoise in Relation to Cattle Grazing by Vernon Bostick formerly posted to the University of Arizona website should prove once and for all the incredible stupidity of the bumbling bureaucrats with the Bureau of Land Management .

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