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Master Gardeners plant sale Saturday

Master Gardeners plant sale Saturday | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
All of the plants are grown right here in Tucson, so you know they will survive in the desert.  The Master Gardeners will also be onsite to help with any questions and offer gardening tips.
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Tucson Mountain Park expanding thanks to a generous donation

Tucson Mountain Park expanding thanks to a generous donation | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
There will soon be an additional 65 acres added to Tucson Mountain Park, thanks to a donation from Martha C. Hawes, according to a recent release from Pima County.  
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UA, YMCA program seeks to lower diabetes risk among youth

UA, YMCA program seeks to lower diabetes risk among youth | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The YMCA and the University of Arizona are collaborating on a new program to research and lower the rate of diabetes among youth. 
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UA professors hope mosquito study provides clues to stopping Zika virus

UA professors hope mosquito study provides clues to stopping Zika virus | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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Horse racing may be preserved at Rillito Park Race Track

Horse racing may be preserved at Rillito Park Race Track | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Horse racing may be preserved at the Rillito Race track for the next 25 years, if Pima County approves a new contract for the non-profit Rillito Park Foundation.
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Researchers working to turn reclaimed water into drinking water

Researchers working to turn reclaimed water into drinking water | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Tucson may be just a few years away from seeing highly-treated, reclaimed water coming from its kitchen taps.
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Growing food on Mars isn't so far-fetched, according to UA scientists

Growing food on Mars isn't so far-fetched, according to UA scientists | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
In the recent major motion picture, The Martian, a left-behind astronaut stuck on Mars figures out how to farm food on the Red Planet. According to the University of Arizona, this idea is not so fa...
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University of Arizona ranks No. 67 among world's top universities

University of Arizona ranks No. 67 among world's top universities | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
U.S. News & World Report ranked UA No. 67 among the world's top academic research institutions.
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Fun blasting off this Labor Day weekend at Children's Museum Tucson

Fun blasting off this Labor Day weekend at Children's Museum Tucson | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Happy Friday from us at Fox 11 Daybreak! 
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UA receives grant for Zika virus research

UA receives grant for Zika virus research | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The National Science Foundation just awarded the University of Arizona with a $200,000 Rapid Response grant that aims to help predict outbreaks of Zika virus.
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Racing Returns at Rillito Race Track

Racing Returns at Rillito Race Track | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Rillito Racetrack returns for the 2016 Winter Meet.
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Rillito Park Race Track may not see races in 2016

Rillito Park Race Track may not see races in 2016 | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Pima County officials say they were not happy an audit of the horse racing foundation was not completed until a week before the board's meeting on Dec. 15.
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Holiday sales not expected to increase in Tucson this year

Holiday sales not expected to increase in Tucson this year | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
There is a lot of anticipation about the holiday shopping season in Tucson, and whether sales will improve from last year.
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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
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 businesses using...
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UA, 'The Martian' have something in common

UA, 'The Martian' have something in common | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
You may have seen the new hit movie "The Martian" where a botanist, played by Matt Damon, ends up stranded on the Red Planet and has to grow his own food. At the University of Arizona science ficti...
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