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1 hr ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

Citizens get glimpse into life of border patrol agent

The Tucson sector of the Customs and Border Protection agency kicked off the first day of their citizen's border patrol academy with about a dozen students on Thursday.


4 hrs ago | The Press-Enterprise

Artist Spotlight: Julia Tilley

A person's journey toward a dream can sometimes be a circuitous path. It is along the way, however, that people can discover things about themselves that are essential to who they become.


Related Topix: San Bernardino County, CA, Theater, Arts, Fitness, Yoga

8 hrs ago | Tucson Weekly

Surf's Up in Downtown Tucson as Pop-Up Beach Party Celebrates Streetcar Arrival

Over 170 tons of sand have been shooting over 5th Avenue and Toole into the empty MLK lot across from Hotel Congress this week, bringing the beach to Tucson as part of this weekend's Sun Link celebration of the Modern Streetcar Launch .The Downtown Tucson party , dubbed Summer in the City , starts Friday, July 25 at 4:00 p.m., and is one of five ... (more)


Related Topix: Tucson, AZ, Home Gardening, Home

12 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

Shortage in Lake Mead looming, UA podcasts explore what that means for Arizona

Water levels in Lake Mead are are historic lows , and a further drop could mean cutbacks for states using the water, including Arizona.


13 hrs ago | KMPH-TV Fresno

Your Smartphone May Be Dirtier Than Your Toilet Seat

Here's a "dirty question" for you... What's a germ-ridden object you carry around with you and use all the time? There are a lot of products on the market that claim to do the trick, but do they really work? Are they worth the money? We talked with a group of college students who let us swab their smartphones for germsa and when they saw the ... (more)


13 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

Streetcar route and time information

Only one day remains until students, staff and faculty at the University of Arizona can start riding the streetcar.


14 hrs ago | Business Journal

Health Science Center lands new VP with global experience

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has named Jacqueline Lee Mok, Ph.D., a its new vice president for academic, faculty and student Affairs.


Related Topix: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Johns Hopkins University

16 hrs ago | Science, Industry and Business

Size and Age of Plants Impact Their Productivity More Than Climate, UA Study Shows

The size and age of plants have more of an impact on their productivity than temperature and precipitation, according to a landmark study by University of Arizona researchers.


Related Topix: Weather, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH

21 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

Once teetering toward insolvency, North Las Vegas has a new executive ...

Liu left behind a lucrative engineering career in the private sector to work in government because she wanted to solve problems that affect people's daily lives.


Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, North Las Vegas, NV

22 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Reports from University of Arizona Add New Data to Findings in...

' Trauma patients in rural areas face more struggles than their urban counterparts because of the absence of specialized trauma care, delay in providing immediate care to trauma victims, and longer transport times to reach a trauma center.


Wed Jul 23, 2014


Study: Air Conditioning is Warming Phoenix

A study investigates the effect of air conditioning systems on air temperature and electricity requirements.


Business Journal

Tenet, Dignity set to go head-to-head with Banner in Tucson

Less than a month after Banner Health announced its intention to purchase the University of Arizona's hospital system in Tucson, Tenet Healthcare Corp. and Dignity Health are moving to create a joint venture to take over Southern Arizona's largest hospital system: Carondelet Health Network of Tucson.


Related Topix: Arizona

Tue Jul 22, 2014

KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

Donohue's 67 highlights final day at State Junior Golf

University of Arizona bound Max Donohue of Sioux Falls fired a blistering final round 67 to win the Boys 16-17 division at the State Junior Golf championship at Broadland Creek GC in Huron.


Related Topix: Sioux Falls, SD, Huron, SD

The Arizona Republic

Vets rally in Phoenix for terminated UA researcher

Veterans and advocates for the research into the effects of marijuana as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder gathered Tuesday at the Vets rally in Phoenix for terminated UA researcher Veterans and advocates for the research into the effects of marijuana as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder gathered Tuesday at the Check out ... (more)


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Phoenix, AZ, Tucson, AZ, Life, Veteran Affairs

Tucson streetcars to start running Friday

Construction began in 2012 on the nearly 4-mile Sun Link streetcar line - an 18-stop route that connects the University of Arizona with the downtown area.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Raul Grijalva, Representative Ron Barber, Democrat, Pima County, AZ

Verde Independent

Tuzigoot National Monument to celebrate 75th anniversary with fee-free open house

The new Tuzigoot Museum and Visitor Center in the 1930s. The site was established as a national monument on July 25, 1939, by President Franklin D. Roosevelt after extensive community collaboration and support.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Tuzigoot National Monument, Clarkdale, AZ, Anthropology, Science

Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space

Universities as elements of urban/downtown revitalization: the Portland State story and more

The Portland Streetcar passes through the plaza in front of Portland State University's College of Urban and Public Affairs.


Related Topix: Portland State University, Arizona State University, Arizona, Drexel University, University of Pennsylvania


Sleepless Nights After Divorce May Be Tied to Blood Pressure Rise

People who suffer long-term sleep problems after a divorce are at risk for a rise in blood pressure, a new study suggests.


CBS Local

CBS News Reports World Breaks Global Heat Record - Again

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration , June's average global temperature was 61.2 degrees, which is 1.3 degrees higher than the 20th century average and also beats 2010's record by one-twentieth of a degree.


KUAT-TV Tucson


Is Learning to Live on the Moon the Key to Sustainability on Earth? When Apollo astronauts stood on the Moon and looked back at the Earth, they were the first humans to see our planet as a completely isolated system, bounded on all sides by black.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science