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State lawmakers get earful in Flagstaff about state budget priorities | Arizona Daily Sun

State lawmakers get earful in Flagstaff about state budget priorities | Arizona Daily Sun | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Two members of the Arizona House of Representatives’ Appropriations Committee were peppered with pleas for additional funding at a state budget town hall Saturday at Flagstaff City Hall.
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Around the Town: Croatian guitarist Zoran Dukic to perform

Around the Town: Croatian guitarist Zoran Dukic to perform | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
In its first concert of the new year, Grand Canyon Guitar Society will host Croatian guitarist Zoran Dukic in concert. The concert will be held Saturday, Jan, 16, at 7
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University of Arizona creating law clinic for resource users

University of Arizona creating law clinic for resource users | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The University of Arizona is establishing a new law clinic for trained and supervised students to provide assistance to farmers, ranchers, miners and other Arizonans with
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Rain catchment systems catching on | Arizona Daily Sun

Rain catchment systems catching on | Arizona Daily Sun | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Easier installation and bigger savings are prompting more homeowners to divert rainwater from roofs into cisterns for irrigation
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El Niño could delay monsoon start | Arizona Daily Sun

El Niño could delay monsoon start | Arizona Daily Sun | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The fate of northern Arizona’s monsoon hangs on a few possible effects of the El Niño warming pattern brewing in the equatorial Pacific Ocean.

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Researchers dive into Flagstaff wastewater concerns | Arizona Daily Sun

Three years after the city of Flagstaff started facing waves of concern over potentially dangerous compounds in its reclaimed wastewater, the city has partnered on three major research projects to address those worries.



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Popular professor is retiring from UofA | Arizona Daily Sun

One of the University of Arizona's most popular professors is retiring. Wednesday was James Knight's last day of teaching at the Tucson university.



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UA mulls options after budget leaves vet school hanging | Arizona Daily Sun

Plans to create a veterinary school at the University of Arizona have hit a roadblock as state lawmakers approved just enough money to tease the idea but not enough to actually make it happen. The budget plan enacted late Thursday by the House of Representatives adds $2.5 million to the university’s base budget. Rep. Ethan Orr, R-Tucson, said while those dollars are not earmarked, the intent is to finance the new program.

 
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Gardening Etcetera: Walter Braun, my self-taught green dad

When I was a teenager, my dad retired and moved our family of six from Maryland to Donation, Pennsylvania, a rural burg of three churches, two cemeteries, a couple dozen
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Flagstaff’s first seed library blossoming

Flagstaff’s first seed library blossoming | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Although not quite in full bloom, Grow Flagstaff held an open house to celebrate their seed library’s official opening on Saturday afternoon.
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El Niño likely to bring big winter to Flagstaff | Arizona Daily Sun

El Niño likely to bring big winter to Flagstaff | Arizona Daily Sun | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The latest long-term weather forecasts hold some good news for Flagstaff's snow aficionados, with signs pointing to a high likelihood of a much whiter winter than last year.
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Tools created to help familieis experience Arizona art and culture | Arizona Daily Sun

Expect More Arizona and a group of arts and culture organizations from around the state have launched a project to highlight the many learning opportunities available in Arizona. The goal
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NPA students learn Oak Creek threats -- litter-ally | Arizona Daily Sun

NPA students learn Oak Creek threats  -- litter-ally | Arizona Daily Sun | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Northland Preparatory Academy’s seventh-graders rolled up their sleeves and got a little dirty at Oak Creek during a hands-on lesson about waterway contamination.



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UA to open veterinary school in 2015 | Arizona Daily Sun

University of Arizona officials have announced plans to start a veterinary medical school supported by private funds.



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Arizona House budget up by $58 million | Arizona Daily Sun

School district charters will get $33 million for one year but Child Welfare stays at the Senate level. The package hammered out after days of closed-door negotiations sets spending for the coming year at $9.24 billion. That is about $58 million more than what the Republican-controlled Senate approved just last week.

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