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28 min ago | The News-Star

Divorce, sleep and blood pressure

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


4 hrs ago |

Ad Check: Christine Jones on immigration, border

"Illegal immigration costs Arizona taxpayers $2.8 billion every single year. When I am governor, that will change," said Jones in the ad.


Related Topix: Arizona, Arizona Government, US News, Illegal Immigration, US National Guard, US Military

6 hrs ago | Mass Transit

AZ: RATP Dev McDonald Transit (RDMT) initiates revenue operations on Tucsona s Streetcar Line

The line connects the University of Arizona campus to the Avenue , downtown Tucson and the Convention Center.


Related Topix: Arizona Government, Arizona

7 hrs ago | Tucson Weekly

Estimated 60,000 Brave Heat and Ride Tucson's Streetcar Over Weekend

Approximately 60,000 passengers enjoyed free rides from the Tucson Sun Link Streetcar over the three-day Sunrise Over Sun Link celebration this weekend, according to the City of Tucson and the Regional Transportation Authority.


Related Topix: Tucson, AZ, South Tucson, AZ

8 hrs ago | Kiplinger Online

Janet Bodnar

At a recent conference at George Washington University on financial literacy among teens, it seemed only fitting that a number of young people offered their own observations and testimonials.


Related Topix: George Washington University, Kids, Family

13 hrs ago | Newberry Observer

Excessive compensation can ruin a CEO's judgment11:13 am

Narcissists don't happen to be particularly nice people. They preen. They grab. And they never ever really feel our pain.


Related Topix: University of Southern California, Opinion

17 hrs ago |

UA donors slow to give for president's office

University of Arizona officials say donations to renovate a new executive office suite used by the school's president have been hard to come by.


Related Topix: Arizona

21 hrs ago | The LookOut news

Explore Ray Bradburya s Vast Universe of Knowledge at the Santa Monica Public Library

Colonization, illegal immigration and the clash of cultures. These are not only current hot-button issues, they're themes explored by Ray Bradbury in his science fiction stories.


Related Topix: Libraries

Sat Jul 26, 2014

High Times

The Clinic: Arizona Adds PTSD to MedCan Conditions

Just a week after University of Arizona researcher Sue Sisley was fired from her job , effectively shutting down crucial, federally approved research into the potential of cannabis as a treatment for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder , the state of Arizona officially added the condition to the list of qualifying conditions for medical marijuana.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Epidemic, Natural Disasters


Festivities Greet Weekend Opening of Tucson Sun Link Streetcar

A whole weekend of festivities will welcome its opening. "Stretching from the University of Arizona, down 4th Avenue and through Downtown to the Mercado District on the West Side, restaurants, clubs and businesses along the line of the new Sun Link streetcar will mark the opening of the route with a weekend of dozens of events, from the ... (more)


American Forests

Forest Digest - Week of July 21

"Urban heat boosts some pest populations 200-fold, killing red maples" - Phys.Org Some invasive species like it hot - especially the gloomy scale insect.


Related Topix: Entomology, Science, North Carolina State University, Environment

Nature Neuroscience

Faculty Position - Neuroscience Research

Qualified applicants holding M.D., Ph.D. or equivalent degrees with five years post graduate or faculty-level experience will be considered for appointment at assistant, associate or full professor levels.


Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ

Fri Jul 25, 2014

County 10 News

Greg Pierce named new State Archaeologist

Greg Pierce has been selected to serve as the new Wyoming State Archaeologist. He succeeds Dr. Mark Miller who held the title for the past 30 years and retired this spring.


Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, East Carolina University, University of Wyoming

PhysOrg Weblog

New EMS system in Arizona dramatically improves survival from cardiac arrest

A new system that sent patients to designated cardiac receiving centers dramatically increased the survival rate of victims of sudden cardiac arrest in Arizona, according to a study published online yesterday in Annals of Emergency Medicine .


Related Topix: Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Phoenix, AZ

The Capital-Journal

At Home Living: Clean electronics can aid in the fight against germs

We've heard for years how having an ergonomically-correct space for our work and home computers is important for overall better posture and other muscular-skeletal health.


Related Topix: Computers, Keyboards, E. Coli, Health

KOLD-TV Tucson

Monsoon Links: Stay safe during severe weather

As monsoon storms hit Arizona, stay safe with the latest alerts. Follow the action on the Tucson News Now First Alert Interactive Radar .


Related Topix: Weather, Tucson, AZ, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone, Wildfire, Fire, Natural Disasters


NERDS!!! 15 Facts You Might Not Know About Revenge Of The Nerds

This week marks the 30th anniversary of the film Revenge of the Nerds , which was released back in 1984 when "nerd" was a really embarrassing thing to be called.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Revenge of the Nerds

KISU-TV Pocatello

The Desert Speaks

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


Community Advocate Newspaper

Shrewsbury resident dances his way to Radio City Music Hall Christmas production

Sam Quinn, 22, recently signed a contract with Radio City Music Hall to join the cast as a dancer with the Radio City Christmas Spectacular National Tour.


Related Topix: Shrewsbury, MA, Arts, Dance, Musical Theater, Theater, Worcester, MA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

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.