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ABRV Ambassador Doesn’t Just Tweet, He Cashes | Paulick Report

At age 21, Jose Contreras hit a pick six worth $65,904; if he wasn’t already in love with racing from his childhood spent at Santa Anita Park, that experience sealed the deal.
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Global forum launches call for innovations | Food and Drink International

Global forum launches call for innovations | Food and Drink International | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture, the world’s most influential event for the future of sustainable agriculture, has launched the Call for Innovations for next year’s event.
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Monsoon activity slows Oak fire | Eastern Arizona Courier

Monsoon activity slows Oak fire | Eastern Arizona Courier | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Crews battling the Oak fire reduce the amount of burnable material on the Galiuro Mountains, July 5. Monsoon weather — including rain, lower temperatures and high humidity — is helping reduce the spread of the fire.



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What is Water Worth? New UA Publication Investigates the Value of Water in Arizona | Sedona.biz (Sedona, AZ)

How do Arizonans value water? Not only its price for consumers, but the myriad other ways users pay for water.

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Are Millennials Redefining Adulthood? | UANews

Are Millennials Redefining Adulthood? | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

What does it mean to be a "grown-up?"

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Generating a Genome to Feed the World: UA-Led Team Sequences African Rice | UANews

Generating a Genome to Feed the World: UA-Led Team Sequences African Rice | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

An international team of researchers led by the University of Arizona has sequenced the complete genome of African rice.

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USGS Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Water Resources Research Act | Newsroom America

The U.S. Geological Survey joins its many partners in other federal agencies, at universities, and in state and local governments in recognizing the importance of the Water Resources Research Act (WRRA) of 1964. 

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Kids and Money: Young adults feel financial strain | Bradenton Herald

Think about the way you'd like to see your twentysomething start out life after college. A full-time job with financial stability. Living away from your cozy confines. Perhaps even thinking about buying a house, getting married and having children.
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Kids and Money: Young adults feel financial strain | News Observer (Raleigh NC)

Think about the way you'd like to see your twentysomething start out life after college. A full-time job with financial stability. Living away from your cozy confines. Perhaps even thinking about buying a house, getting married and having children.
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Young adults feel financial strain | The Sacramento Bee

Think about the way you'd like to see your twentysomething start out life after college. A full-time job with financial stability. Living away from your cozy confines. Perhaps even thinking about buying a house, getting married and having children.
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Covering news, politics, and policy in North Carolina | Carolina Journal

Andy Ellen, president and general counsel of the North Carolina Retail Merchants Association, said a plastic bag tax would be “an unconstitutional regulation of trade and commerce in violation of the North Carolina Constitution,” and might lead to “potential litigation” if the city attempts to enact the measure.

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How to garden for bumblebees | Mother Nature Network

How to garden for bumblebees | Mother Nature Network | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Creating a bumblebee-friendly garden will help the struggling pollinators and be a boon for your blooms as well.
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Insect Insanity at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum | UANews

Insect Insanity at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

University of Arizona entomologists shared their love for bugs during the annual Insect Insanity event held earlier this month at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum earlier this month.

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Public restroom soap may be dirtier than toilet water | Real Talk 760

Public restroom soap may be dirtier than toilet water | Real Talk 760 | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Contaminated soap oftentimes contains so much fecal matter that it leaves your hands dirtier than before you washed them
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Tiniest catch: University of Arizona scientists' fishing expedition reveals viral diversity in the sea | Eurekalert

Tiniest catch: University of Arizona scientists' fishing expedition reveals viral diversity in the sea | Eurekalert | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Using bacteria as bait, University of Arizona scientists caught wild ocean viruses and then deciphered their genomes. They learned that the genetic lines between virus types in nature are less blurred than previously thought.
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July garden tasks for southwest desert gardens | Examiner.com

July garden tasks for southwest desert gardens | Examiner.com | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Summers are brutal in the southwest desert areas of the USA. It is tough on gardeners who really want to be outside and hard on the plants. Desert plants have
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Generating a Genome to Feed the World: UA-Led Team Decodes African Rice | UANews

Generating a Genome to Feed the World: UA-Led Team Decodes African Rice | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

An international team of researchers led by the University of Arizona has sequenced the complete genome of African rice. The genetic information will enhance scientists' and agriculturalists' understanding of the growing patterns of African rice, as well as enable the development of new rice varieties that are better able to cope with increasing environmental stressors to help solve global hunger challenges.

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UA Documentary "Earthlight" Examines the Key to Sustainability on Earth | Tucson Weekly

Earthlight is a documentary produced by the University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and filmmaker Cody Sheehy. It poses the question: Is...
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Breakthrough Halophyte Biofuel & The Failure Of Tar Sands Oil | CleanTechnica

Breakthrough Halophyte Biofuel & The Failure Of Tar Sands Oil | CleanTechnica | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
With great appreciation to the Masdar PR crew and to Dr Alejandro Ríos Galván, Director of the Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium (SBRC), I was recently granted the opportunity to speak one-on-one with Alejandro on the sidelines of Abu Dhabi Ascent* about halophyte biofuel and the performance failure of tar sands oil. If you don't recall
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USGS Release: USGS Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Water Resources Research Act | U.S. Geological Survey

The U.S. Geological Survey joins its many partners in other federal agencies, at universities, and in state and local governments in recognizing the importance of the Water Resources Research Act (WRRA) of 1964.
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Kids and Money: Young adults feel financial strain | Kansas City Star

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BEAT THE HEAT AND LEARN HOW TO SAVE YOUR CLIENTS WATER, MONEY, AND TIME! | Water Use It Wisely

BEAT THE HEAT AND LEARN HOW TO SAVE YOUR CLIENTS WATER, MONEY, AND TIME! | Water Use It Wisely | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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Young adults feel financial strain | Wisconsin State Journal

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Support for UA Native American Grad Students Gets Boost With $2.4M Grant | UANews

Support for UA Native American Grad Students Gets Boost With $2.4M Grant | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

In a multimillion dollar effort to increase the number of Native American students in graduate programs, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation is continuing funding of a program founded at the University of Arizona.

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Expert Interview: Are GMOs Safe? | Huffington Post

Expert Interview: Are GMOs Safe? | Huffington Post | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Shane Burgess is dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at The University of Arizona. I was sitting next to him when there was a discussion about endangered species, and I was impressed with his knowledge of and passion for the...
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Loss of sleep after divorce can spike blood pressure | Futurity

Loss of sleep after divorce can spike blood pressure | Futurity | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Divorce-related sleep problems may be partly to blame for significant health problems, including high blood pressure and even early death, research shows.
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