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3 hrs ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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

KOLD-TV Tucson

Lunchbox drive for UAMC pediatric patients

The University of Arizona Medical Center is holding a special drive for its pediatric patients, but it's not a typical fundraiser - it's a lunchbox drive.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Family, Kids

KOLD-TV Tucson

UA Bear Down Downtown first of its kind Wednesday

The University of Arizona is holding a first of its kind campus wide event Wednesday called Bear Down Downtown 2014.

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Daily Mail

California drought is 'a preview' warn scientists

'Please release my child': Mother of US journalist paraded by ISIS executioner makes desperate TV appeal to beg terrorist leader for mercy - because her son is not to blame for 'the sins of others' Time for the iWatch: Apple's wearable set to be revealed on September 9th alongside iPhone 6 - and it could control your house as well as monitor your ... (more)

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Journalism, Global Warming

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Sonoran News

Archaeology center receives conservation qualification

CAMP VERDE The Verde Valley Archaeology Center has received a major endorsement of its conservation efforts and abilities in a Conservation Assessment report from staff of the Arizona State Museum.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, Camp Verde, AZ, Sedona, AZ, University of Delaware

BroadwayWorld.com

ASU Sci-Fi TV Dinner to Serve Up a Taste of STEM, 9/30 at Scottsdale Center

Arizona State University's Center for Science and Imagination will present an all-new ASU Science Fiction TV Dinner on Tuesday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Scottsdale, AZ, Arizona State University, Comedy, House, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Celebrities, Hugh Laurie, Theater, Arts

ABC15.com

Man caught trying to sell stolen UofA tickets

A man is in custody for allegedly trying to sell stolen season tickets to University of Arizona football games on the Internet.

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KOLD-TV Tucson

PCSD: Suspect tries to sell stolen UA football tickets to deputy

A man suspected of stealing University of Arizona season football tickets was put behind bars after allegedly attempting to sell them to an undercover sheriff's deputy through Craigslist.

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Related Topix: Pima County, AZ

KOLD-TV Tucson

PCC honors outstanding staff, faculty

Pima Community College recently honored outstanding staff and faculty for contributions during the 2013-14 academic year, at the All College Day event.

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Related Topix: City College of New York, City University of New York

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Times of Oman

ISRO scientists gear up for 'challenging task' in Mars Mission

This NASA image obtained taken on September 26, 2013 shows a scene situated in the Noctis Labyrinthus region of Mars, perched high on the Tharsis rise in the upper reaches of the Valles Marineris canyon system.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Space

Newsday

Drilling deeper as US taps run dry

Taps are running dry in California's Central Valley as the worst drought in more than a century forces farmers to drill ever deeper underground for water.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Vegetables

WVIZ-TV Cleveland

Common Core Supporters Testify Against Ohio Repeal Bill

Opponents of the education standards known as Common Core spent a week criticizing that set of standards while supporting a bill to repeal it.

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Examiner.com

Climate change and the methane crisis: An interview with Dr. Guy McPherson

In this second part of a series on climate change and the methane crisis, Dorsi Diaz interviews Professor Guy McPherson, a sometimes controversial figure because of his beliefs, who shares his thoughts on recent releases of methane, where we are in the rapidly accelerating process of changes affecting the climate, and why he thinks that humanity ... (more)

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