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Arizona Gov. Ducey to attend water conference in Israel | The Republic (Columbus IN)

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey to attend international water conference in Israel next month. Updated 9/9/15 3:42 PM.
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Team wins $100K prize to promote Arizona water conservation | The Republic (Columbus IN)

A team of water experts, videographers and social media marketers has won a $100,000 prize in a competition to promote Arizona water conservation.
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UA to open veterinary school in 2015 | The Republic (Columbus, IN)

University of Arizona officials have announced plans to start a veterinary medical school supported by private funds.
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Builder helps create solar house with recycled material, energy-efficient appliances | The Republic (Columbusm IN)

Builder helps create solar house with recycled material, energy-efficient appliances | The Republic (Columbusm IN) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
TUCSON, Arizona - John Wesley Miller uses the words "latest and greatest" to describe the features and fixtures in the "net-zero" energy home he is unveiling at his Armory Park del Sol subdivision, but the bones of the building are old-school block...
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UA study comparing 2 Mount Lemmon surveys shows warming pushing SW plants higher | The Republic (Columbus, IN)

TUCSON, Arizona - University of Arizona researchers say they've proven that climate change is pushing plant species to higher elevations on a southern Arizona mountain.
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Caterpillars pitch sci-fi-like tents packed with bug dung in southern in Arizona mountains | The Republic (Columbus, IN)

An explosion of tent caterpillars, which spin slightly creepy-looking shelters on tree limbs, are leaving some Arizona mountain areas looking like science-fiction movies, scientists studying the region said.

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Western cold snap bursts Lake Tahoe casino pipes, damages Calif citrus and Ariz lettuce crops | The Republic (Columbus, IN)

Western cold snap bursts Lake Tahoe casino pipes, damages Calif citrus and Ariz lettuce crops | The Republic (Columbus, IN) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
FRESNO, California - The freeze gripping the West appeared on the verge of easing Tuesday, but farmers who spent millions to protect crops were still assessing damage, some produce prices climbed, and businesses and residents dealt with burst pipes.
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Smartphones can be flu vectors, but can be damaged by cleaners | The Republic (Columbus, IN)

Rarely washed, frequently shared and constantly touching your mouth, your iPhone could be spreading the flu virus, public health experts say. - But don't be so quick to wipe it down with strong cleaners, which could ruin the touch screen.
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University of Arizona professor accused of defrauding school | The Republic (Columbus, IN)

A long-serving University of Arizona professor faces multiple charges accusing him of misappropriating money from a student-run meat store that he oversaw.

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UA police look into fraud at campus meat store | The Republic (Columbus, IN)

University of Arizona police are looking into allegations that a professor siphoned funds from a student-run meat store.
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Libraries battle bed bugs in books | The Republic (Columbus, IN)

Libraries battle bed bugs in books | The Republic (Columbus, IN) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The vampire in the teen romance your daughter checked out from the library is fictional - but there could be a bloodsucker lurking in the book's binding that isn't make believe.
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Nevada seeing green in indoor farming; visionaries hope state can supply own culinary capital | The Republic (Columbus, IN)

Nevada seeing green in indoor farming; visionaries hope state can supply own culinary capital | The Republic (Columbus, IN) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
LAS VEGAS - Don't be fooled by the electric green foliage and pungent scents at Ken Kesick's farm. It's not like most farms you've ever seen.
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Texas jury: US's pre-eminent quarter horse group violating antitrust laws by banning clones | The Republic (Columbus, IN)

The nation's pre-eminent quarter horse association is violating state and federal antitrust laws by banning cloned horses from its prestigious registry, a Texas jury ruled Tuesday in a case being closely watched by breeding groups...

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University of Arizona seeks funding from state for study on building a veterinarian program | The Republic (Columbus, IN)

TUCSON, Arizona - University of Arizona officials want the Tucson-based school to establish a veterinary medical program and are asking the Legislature for a $250,000 state appropriation for an initial study.
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Prices for winter lettuce grown in southwestern Arizona rising due to freezing temperatures | The Republic (Columbus, IN)

Prices for winter lettuce grown in southwestern Arizona rising due to freezing temperatures | The Republic (Columbus, IN) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
YUMA, Arizona - Prices for winter lettuce grown in southwestern Arizona already are rising because of damage caused by freezing weather, an agricultural expert said Monday.
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