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Teen Bullies, Victims Armed More Than Other Kids, Study Says | US News and World Report

Teenage bullies and their victims are more likely to carry weapons than kids not involved in these abusive relationships, according to a new research review. With school shootings a concern across the United States, the findings -- culled from 45 previously published studies -- put a spotlight on the potential link between bullying and subsequent violence, experts said.



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Lucky 7 key to alfalfa success, human existence | Western Farm Press

Lucky 7 key to alfalfa success, human existence | Western Farm Press | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The number seven is a lucky and essential number – not only for the western alfalfa industry but also for human existence.

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Spray of hope | InMaricopa.com

Spray of hope | InMaricopa.com | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

MUSD employee wins award for fighting pests in environmentally-friendly way

Dan Vezie wants every student in the Maricopa Unified School District to be safe.

The district works hard to keep students safe from strangers and injuries as they go about their school day: For Vezie, it’s the less obvious dangers he combats.

Dangers like chemicals, and pests.

“Some kids are allergic to certain things. Kids are young, more vulnerable than we are,” Vezie said. “We do our best to have a healthy environment for kids and staff to thrive in.”

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U of A Cooperative Extension observes 100 years of serving Arizonans | Yuma Sun

U of A Cooperative Extension observes 100 years of serving Arizonans | Yuma Sun | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension has a rich history of serving the state’s residents through programs designed to support agriculture, business, community health, the local economy and youth development.
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Several Tucson groups plan mesquite conference | Arizona Daily Star

June 13 will mark the first-ever mesquite conference sponsored by the UA Cooperative Extension, Western SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education) and Baja Arizona Sustainable Agriculture.
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Workshop Friday on the many uses for mesquite | Benson-News Sun

Workshop Friday on the many uses for mesquite | Benson-News Sun | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

“Mesquite has the potential to become one of the major food crops in Arizona and the Southwest,” according to pioneering mesquite farmer Mark Moody, who tends a six-acre orchard of mesquite trees near Parker, Ariz. This high protein legume that mills into sweet nutritious flour can be raised on a third less water than other crops.



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Va. betting parlors closed to Triple Crown wagers | Miami (FL) Herald

Va. betting parlors closed to Triple Crown wagers | Miami (FL) Herald | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
In the state where famed Triple Crown winner Secretariat was born, off-track betting parlors that would ordinarily be packed with gamblers watching California Chrome try to match Secretariat's feat Saturday will likely be closed or almost empty.
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Va. Betting Parlors Closed to Triple Crown Wagers | ABC News

In the state where famed Triple Crown winner Secretariat was born, off-track betting parlors that would ordinarily be packed with gamblers watching California Chrome try to match Secretariat's feat Saturday will likely be closed or almost empty. A dispute between horsemen and the state's...
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Va. betting parlors closed to Triple Crown wagers | US News and World Report

Va. betting parlors closed to Triple Crown wagers | US News and World Report | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

 In the state where famed Triple Crown winner Secretariat was born, off-track betting parlors that would ordinarily be packed with gamblers watching California Chrome try to match Secretariat's feat Saturday will likely be closed or almost empty.

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Va. Betting Parlors Closed to Triple Crown Wagers | New York (NY) Times

In the state where famed Triple Crown winner Secretariat was born, off-track betting parlors that would ordinarily be packed with gamblers watching California Chrome try to match Secretariat's feat Saturday will likely be closed or almost empty.
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Va. betting parlors closed to Triple Crown wagers | KPHO (TV-Phoenix)

In the state where famed Triple Crown winner Secretariat was born, off-track betting parlors that would ordinarily be packed with gamblers watching California Chrome try to match Secretariat's feat Saturday will likely...
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Va. betting parlors closed to Triple Crown wagers | Arizona Daily Star

In the state where famed Triple Crown winner Secretariat was born, off-track betting parlors that would ordinarily be packed with gamblers watching California Chrome try

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UA president makes a run for the border | Nogales International

UA president makes a run  for the border | Nogales International | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Ann Weaver Hart got a good dose of border reality when she visited Nogales on Thursday, beginning with a cancelled trip to Nogales, Sonora in the wake of a U.S. Consulate security warning. But the University of Arizona president marched on with her mission to affirm the UA’s commitment as the state’s land-grant university.
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Imperial Valley vegetable grower dies | The Packer

Imperial Valley vegetable grower dies | The Packer | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Jon Vessey, owner and president of Holtville, Calif.-based Vessey & Co. Inc., died June 7. He was 70.
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AZ Week: State Wine Industry Blooming | Arizona Public Media

AZ Week: State Wine Industry Blooming | Arizona Public Media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Anne Rancone and Robert Carlson live in different towns, but the two have a lot in common. Both moved to Arizona from California, and both made the move to take on a new career challenge. Rancone and Carlson are wine makers, part of a rapidly growing industry in the state.

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CSA News Magazine - Article | Crop Science Society of America

CSA News Magazine - Article | Crop Science Society of America | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Antibiotic resistance (ABR) in health-care environments is a hot topic, garnering considerable media coverage. Public attention has focused on a diversity of issues related to ABR, from the development of superbugs like methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) to speculation about the overuse of biocides like triclosan in hand soaps. A report published in 2000 by the World Health Organization (WHO) identified ABR as one of the most critical human health challenges of the 21st century. The report observed that more than two million Americans are infected each year with resistant pathogens and 14,000 die as a result.

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What bug can give even an entomologist the creeps? | Arizona Daily Star

What bug can give even an entomologist the creeps? | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A Q&A with urban horticulture agent — and insect expert — Peter Warren.
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Hydroponic Tomatoes May One Day Be Tastier Than Ones Grown Outside | NPR

Hydroponic Tomatoes May One Day Be Tastier Than Ones Grown Outside | NPR | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Advances in greenhouse technology have made growing flavorful tomatoes year-round easier. And scientists say climate change may soon make it harder to grow delicious tomatoes outdoors in fields.
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Va. betting parlors closed to Triple Crown wagers | Sacramento (CA) Bee

Va. betting parlors closed to Triple Crown wagers | Sacramento (CA) Bee | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
In the state where famed Triple Crown winner Secretariat was born, off-track betting parlors that would ordinarily be packed with gamblers watching California Chrome try to match Secretariat's feat Saturday will likely be closed or almost empty.
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Va. betting parlors closed to Triple Crown wagers | Boston (MA) Herald

In the state where famed Triple Crown winner Secretariat was born, off-track betting parlors that would ordinarily be packed with gamblers watching California Chrome try to match Secretariat's feat Saturday will likely be closed or almost empty.

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Va. betting parlors closed to Triple Crown wagers | Huffington Post

In the state where famed Triple Crown winner Secretariat was born, off-track betting parlors that would ordinarily be packed with gamblers watching California Chrome try to match Secretariat's feat Saturday will likely be closed or almost empty.

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Va. betting parlors closed to Triple Crown wagers | Washington (DC) Post

Va. betting parlors closed to Triple Crown wagers | Washington (DC) Post | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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Va. betting parlors closed to Triple Crown wagers | Associated Press

In the state where famed Triple Crown winner Secretariat was born, off-track betting parlors that would ordinarily be packed with gamblers watching California Chrome try to match Secretariat's feat Saturday will likely be closed or almost empty.

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Va. betting parlors closed to Triple Crown wagers | My Fox Phoenix

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Midwestern University opens first AZ vet school in Glendale | Arizona Republic

Midwestern University opens first AZ vet school in Glendale | Arizona Republic | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Midwestern University is opening a new veterinary college in Glendale.
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