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43 min ago | Phoenix New Times

Start a Farm in Arizona: This Workshop Teaches Everything You Need to Know

If you've always wanted to own a farm but don't have a good idea of where to start, this University of Arizona Cooperative Extension workshop would be a good place.


Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Maricopa County, AZ

7 hrs ago | The Daily Lobo

Siblings of Run Boy Run carry the family torch

As fiddler and cellist, respectively, for the Tucson-based band "Run Boy Run," the two said they are the latest in a long line of respected musicians.


Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Wingate University saves town's newspaper

Jerry McGee, at left, president of Wingate University, with publisher John Edmondson after the college reached an agreement to continue the Home News.


Related Topix: Wingate University, Wingate, NC, Marshville, NC, University of Missouri


Lisa Couvillion, Patsy Hicks Elected to Scholarship Foundation Board

Selected for their unique interests and experiences and commitment to Santa Barbara County, directors establish policy, set priorities, fundraise and are responsible for guiding the Scholarship Foundation's activities.


Related Topix: Santa Barbara County, CA, Montecito, CA, Tulane University, Santa Barbara, CA

State Press

The Rules of Inspiration: new novel 'Vernon Downs' inspired by Bret Easton Ellis

In a lilac-colored room lined with yellowed manuscripts and hardbacks on the third floor of the Language and Literature building, Jaime Clarke read from the opening pages of his second novel "Vernon Downs" on Monday night.


Related Topix: Arts, Literature


U of A researchers aim to rid pacemakers of batteries

Originally from southern California, I began working in radio in 2010 at my community college station DJing late night shows on the school's jazz station, 88.5FM KSBR.


Related Topix: Arizona State University

The Heartland Institute

Western Forests Recovering from Mountain Pine Beetle Infestation

The mountain pine beetle infestation that has ravaged forests in the western United States and Canada in recent years appears to be losing its grip.


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Entomology, Science, University of Wyoming, Medicine Bow, WY

Tue Apr 15, 2014

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.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, California

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.


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

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.


Related Topix: UC Riverside


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.


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

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.


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

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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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 .


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.


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

Sun Apr 13, 2014

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.


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.


Related Topix: Tucson, AZ