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South Tucson gets center teaching healthy eating | Arizona Daily Star

South Tucson gets center teaching healthy eating | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A former Mexican restaurant in South Tucson is now a taxpayer-funded public community center with an anti-obesity focus.
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Editorial: Pass/Fail | Arizona Daily Wildcat

The UA Crossroads Collaborative and Nuestra Voz, a racial justice program for youth, teamed up to learn more about how to educate kids on bullying.

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New retailer focuses on credit-challenged | Arizona Daily Star

New retailer focuses on credit-challenged | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A furniture, appliance and electronics store that bills itself as catering to the "underserved and underbanked" is set to open by year's end in central Tucson.
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A physical, genetic and functional sequence assembly of the barley genome : Nature

A physical, genetic and functional sequence assembly of the barley genome : Nature | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) is among the world’s earliest domesticated and most important crop plants. It is diploid with a large haploid genome of 5.1 gigabases (Gb). Here we present an integrated and ordered physical, genetic and functional sequence resource that describes the barley gene-space in a structured whole-genome context.

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School garden brings a community together | Yuma Sun

School garden brings a community together | Yuma Sun | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Life: School garden brings a community together, garden, school, help, kerr, mohawk, students, project, rutan, valley, yuma...
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David Tanis's Thanksgiving on the Ranch | Food and Wine

David Tanis's Thanksgiving on the Ranch | Food and Wine | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Farmer-to-the-stars Lee Hudson invites former Chez Panisse chef David Tanis to his Napa Valley home to create a California-style Thanksgiving dinner, using ingredients grown on Hudson’s 2,000-acre ranch.
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Eco-friendly swaps could be bad for your health - Buffalo (NY) News

Eco-friendly swaps could be bad for your health - Buffalo (NY) News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
These eco-friendly swaps are good for the environment, but make sure they’re also healthy for you. Here’s how: 1. You use reusable bags at the grocery store. Most plastic bags don’t biodegrade, so reusable ones are a smart option.
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You need to wash those hands! | New Age Online

You need to wash those hands! | New Age Online | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Considering our hands come into contact with many germ infested areas on a daily basis,it might be a good idea to wash your hands with soap.
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A Non-Neurotic Guide to Germs | Ladies' Home Journal

You don't have to freak out about all the viruses and bacteria in your home. Follow our sensible guide -- and relax a little!
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Tucson Teens: Bullying Still a Problem | Arizona Public Media

Tucson Teens: Bullying Still a Problem | Arizona Public Media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Survey shows most young people say they haven't bullied others...
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Tucson youth survey reveals bullying statistics from local public schools | Arizona Daily Wildcat

Tucson youth survey reveals bullying statistics from local public schools | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The UA Crossroads Collaborative released survey data results on causes of bullying and its impact in Tucson schools during a presentation at Tucson High Magnet School Auditorium on Monday.

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Ag-Ed Students Get International Teaching Experience in Mexico | UANews

Ag-Ed Students Get International Teaching Experience in Mexico | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Kalea Taylor couldn’t help but be a little nervous when she stepped in front of a classroom of students who didn’t speak the same language as her, but by the time she finished teaching her lesson those jitters had turned to joy.

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UA’s Arizona Operation: Military Kids Boosts Resilience | UANews

UA’s Arizona Operation: Military Kids Boosts Resilience | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Arizona Operation: Military Kids, based in the UA College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, builds resilience and life skills in children whose parents are in the military reserves.
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People In Action | Inside Tucson Business

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The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures has hired Ben Collinsworth as museum outreach educator.

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Glyphosate-resistance: in Arizona? | Delta Farm Press

Glyphosate-resistance: in Arizona? | Delta Farm Press | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Two suspected cases of glyphosate herbicide resistance to Palmer amaranth found in central Arizona. If resistance is proven, glyphosate would be the first weed-resistant herbicide in Arizona.
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'Sanitary' disposal units in women's restrooms | Cleaning and Maintenance Management

'Sanitary' disposal units in women's restrooms | Cleaning and Maintenance Management | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

It''s one of the most hazardous spots in the women''s restroom — it''s also the one nobody wants to talk about.

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Dishing the dirt on the germs in your home | The Sun (UK)

Dishing the dirt on the germs in your home | The Sun (UK) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
THE average person harbours 150 species of bacteria – so we look at where the germs are lurking and give you the ultimate guide to fight them...
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Your credit card is like a ''dirty toilet bowl''? | New Age Online

Your credit card is like a ''dirty toilet bowl''? | New Age Online | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Maybe its more than your hands you need to wash.
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Coverall Health-Based Cleaning System® Kills Germs, Keeps Kids Healthier During Cold and Flu Season | SYS-CON GERMANY

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Keeping children healthy is never an easy task, especially when they spend much of their day in schools, which are breeding grounds for germs and bacteria.

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Arizona SciTech Festival aims for bigger reach, more collaboration - Phoenix Business Journal

Arizona SciTech Festival aims for bigger reach, more collaboration - Phoenix Business Journal | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
From the Dam Bar Restaurant in Kingman to the Windemere Hotel in Sierra Vista, Arizona’s...
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Guest Column: Bullying is pervasive in Tucson, but educational efforts can help | Arizona Daily Star

Youth who are bullied are up to nine times more likely to die by suicide compared to youth who aren't bullied, and 160,000 students don't even go to school every day because they are afraid of attack or intimidation.
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Your views: Bullying problem must be reduced, prevented | Arizona Daily Wildcat

It is clear that the cartoon printed in the Daily Wildcat has upset our campus community as people try to figure out why a violent homophobic threat would be considered funny and/or worthy of print space in our campus newspaper. We are writing to join the conversation ASUA Pride Alliance started about making this a teachable moment for our campus and community.

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100 Years of Arizona 4-H | The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona

100 Years of Arizona 4-H | The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The University of Arizona represents a unique research and learning community unlike any other in the nation. That community is far from exclusive for the students, faculty and staff of the Tucson campus. In fact, almost 200,000 young people around the state are learning new skills, making friends and developing leadership skills through Arizona 4-H, a program of Arizona Cooperative Extension in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

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Keep lush winter ryegrass longer, save water, experts suggest | Arizona Republic

Keep lush winter ryegrass longer, save water, experts suggest | Arizona Republic | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Keep lush winter ryegrass longer, save water, experts suggest, Some are pushing planting ryegrass in the fall and letting it run its course until it dies in the summer.
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