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PariBet Racetrack Industry Student Experience: New Jersey Roots - Horse Racing News | Paulick Report

PariBet Racetrack Industry Student Experience: New Jersey Roots - Horse Racing News | Paulick Report | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
This is part of a series profiling participants of the PariBet Racetrack Industry Student Experience, a program that allows Race Track Industry Program students the chance to work in paid positions in key roles at Rillito Park. Joe Longo may be spending his second year in Tucson as a graduate student in the University of Arizona's Race …
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The Most Hygienic Way To Use A Public Restroom

The Most Hygienic Way To Use A Public Restroom | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Have you ever met someone who flat out refuses to use public restrooms? Though I admire their tenacity (and bladder control), the fact remains, I'm never going to be one of those people. I have a bladder the size of a dime, and it always wins out, no
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Rooftop garden competition highlights the future of food production

Rooftop garden competition highlights the future of food production | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
This semester, the Arizona Student Unions are holding a competition for undergraduate students to design a garden on the Student Union Memorial Center roof. Teams of five interdisciplinary students will have about three months to plan out a garden that will produce crops to be donated to the Campus Pantry at UA.
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Super Bowl's Super Flush: Just a Super Myth?

A pervasive anecdote is that, come Super Bowl halftime, millions of people watching the big game will head to the bathroom to simultaneously flush their toilets.  Some say it's an urban legend. But is it? "I have never seen the 'Super Bowl super flush event' in writing, and I've never seen it mentioned in a peer-reviewed publication," said University of Arizona research scientist Jean McLain. But there is some truth to the myth.
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Chile heads talk shop at Las Cruces conference

LAS CRUCES - Bill Devine stood out from among hundreds of people roaming the hallways and conference rooms of Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces on Tuesday because of his festive…
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Sohmer to lead Boyce Thompson Arboretum | Arizona Daily Star

Sohmer to lead Boyce Thompson Arboretum | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
S.H. “Sy” Sohmer has been named director of Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park, effective Jan. 29.
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New director named for Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park | Casa Grande Dispatch

New director named for Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park | Casa Grande Dispatch | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
SUPERIOR — S.H. “Sy” Sohmer has been named director of Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park.
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AmeriCorps NCCC team helps revitalize Sequoyah State Park

AmeriCorps NCCC team helps revitalize Sequoyah State Park | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
HULBERT - A team of AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps members is working on renovating lodging, campground maintenance, and assisting with a 40-acre prescribed burn at Sequoyah State Park.
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Can Learning How To Coupon Save Me Money?

Can Learning How To Coupon Save Me Money? | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
There’s more to discount shopping than binders full of newspaper clippings.
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UA Club Says Hello and Goodbye to Puppies

UA Club Says Hello and Goodbye to Puppies | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
It was quite a juxtaposition, a crowd torn with different emotions. As some people stepped outside into the rain with puffy, red eyes from the tears of saying goodbye, others gleamed with joy in anticipation of what was to come. The objects of their greetings and farewells? Puppies.
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Rafael Frias, III Assumes National Presidency of American Water Resources Association, Brenda Bateman Voted President-Elect

Rafael Frias, III Assumes National Presidency of American Water Resources Association, Brenda Bateman Voted President-Elect | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
American Water Resources Association Announces 2017 Officers and Board of Directors Middleburg, VA (PRWEB) January 17, 2017 The American Wate
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» Letters to the Editor: Alexa Ravit

» Letters to the Editor: Alexa Ravit | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Dear members of the horse racing industry, On Jan. 17, the future of horse racing at Rillito Park will be in the balance as the Pima County Board of
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Group of 11 UA Graduate Students Named Carson Scholars

Group of 11 UA Graduate Students Named Carson Scholars | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Tamee Albrecht, a doctoral student in the University of Arizona School of Geography and Development and an Institute of the Environment fellow, is exploring interactions among groundwater, livelihoods, hydropower and climate change to better understand why springs are drying up in areas of the Himalayas.
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Meetings and Events: Night in Vegas fundraiser, sound bowl chakra and craft sales

Meetings and Events: Night in Vegas fundraiser, sound bowl chakra and craft sales | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Night in Vegas
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Valley fever dog vaccine research could help humans, too

Valley fever dog vaccine research could help humans, too | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Randy Ford had never heard of valley fever when he moved to Tucson from Salinas with his dog, a reddish brown vizsla named Tyler.
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Researchers Hoping Valley Fever Vaccine Won’t Just Go to the Dogs

Researchers Hoping Valley Fever Vaccine Won’t Just Go to the Dogs | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A canine vaccine against valley fever, a fungal disease that sometimes leads to significant disability and even death, could be available within the next 10 years. And the work to save dogs could also advance efforts to create a vaccine for people.
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UA Marketing Experts Pick Their Favorite Ads From Super Bowl

More than 114 million TV viewers tuned into Sunday's Super Bowl, perhaps as many of them for the ever-anticipated commercials as the game itself. With this year's Super Bowl ads costing a whopping $5 million for 30 seconds, advertisers pulled out all the stops to reach the large national crowd, with some being more successful than others. University of Arizona marketing experts weighed in on their favorite ads.
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Arizona 4-H: A Look Back..and Focusing on the Future | CALS Cooperative Extension

Arizona 4-H: A Look Back..and Focusing on the Future | CALS Cooperative Extension | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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Research botanist and fund raiser to be new arboretum director | Casa Grande Dispatch

SUPERIOR — A research botanist with a 40-year career that includes stints as a university professor, federal employee and nonprofit CEO has been named director of Boyce Thompson Arboretum State
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Former BRIT executive director to lead Arizona arboretum | Fort Worth (TX) Business Press

Former BRIT executive director  to lead Arizona arboretum | Fort Worth (TX) Business Press | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
S.H. "Sy" Sohmer, former executive director of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas, has been named director of Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park, effective Jan. 29.
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Pennsylvania Ag Connection - Ag Educator Receives Teacher Mentor Award

Your Daily Source for Pennsylvania Ag & Farm News, Markets, Weather, Auctions and Real Estate
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New Master Gardener Class series begins Jan. 25

New Master Gardener Class series begins Jan. 25 | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
SIERRA VISTA - The new Master Gardener class series for 2017 will begin Wednesday, Jan. 25 and continue for 16 weeks through May 17. Class will meet each Wednesday from
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Don't toss those poinsettias to the curb | Reading Eagle - LIFE

Don't toss those poinsettias to the curb | Reading Eagle - LIFE | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The plant is not an annual, and can last the winter.
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Water leadership continues

“The Cochise County UA Cooperative Extension Water Wise Program would like to echo appreciation for the Cochise Water Project’s legacy of water conservation and education reported in the Sierra Vista
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Rillito horse racing faces up-or-down vote by Pima County supervisors Tuesday

Rillito horse racing faces up-or-down vote by Pima County supervisors Tuesday | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Without 4-year extension, county administrator recommends grandstand demolition.
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