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Universities cut some services for students over 25

A mother of two, Amy Nalesnik felt her heart drop when she learned the campus day care center she had hoped would watch her kids all day was b…

Published: December 2, 2016 - 3:05 pm @ http://www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/universities-c…


MXSW Weekend Guide for Dec. 2-4

Grand opening at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Chandler

Published: December 2, 2016 - 10:29 am @ http://mouthbysouthwest.com/2016/12/02/mxsw-weeken…

The Most Popular Running Routes in All 50 States

Whether you’re in your hometown or visiting a new place, running outdoors is one of the best ways to see a city, learn about its culture and d…

Published: December 2, 2016 - 10:03 am @ http://dailyburn.com/life/fitness/best-running-rou…

Universities cut services for a big group of their students: those over 25

A mother of two, Amy Nalesnik felt her heart drop when she learned the campus day care center she had hoped would watch her kids all day was b…

Published: December 2, 2016 - 10:01 am @ http://hechingerreport.org/universities-cut-servic…

Best Winter Escapes in the United States

The Alaska Railroad operates year-round, connecting Anchorage and Fairbanks. Watch landscapes drenched in ivory, sapphire blue skies, and wild…

Published: December 2, 2016 - 8:59 am @ http://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/best-trip…

Forgotten Childhood Memories Still Shape Your Life

The slippery baby in the plastic blue tub cringes when her daddy, holding a drippy orange washcloth, leaks a bit of water in her face. He is b…

Published: December 2, 2016 - 7:01 am @ https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2016/11…

Gordon Knox appointed president

Gordon Knox appointed president

Published: December 1, 2016 - 9:51 pm @ http://www.e-flux.com/announcements/81035/gordon-k…

Columbus may share day with indigenous people under Sacramento City Council proposal

Christopher Columbus may have to share his October holiday with indigenous people if a resolution before City Council is passed next week.

Published: December 1, 2016 - 7:24 pm @ http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/article118357723.html

Build Your Own Festive Balloon Archway

I’ve traveled around the world creating art with a very unusual medium. I fold air in specially prepared latex containers. That’s right: ballo…

Published: December 1, 2016 - 4:53 pm @ http://makezine.com/projects/construct-your-own-ba…


California’s brewing battles with Trump get a new face

SAN FRANCISCO — With his nomination to become California’s first Latino attorney general, Rep. Xavier Becerra is now primed to be the public f…

Published: December 1, 2016 - 4:22 pm @ http://www.politico.com/states/california/story/20…

Here are the 53 launch titles that will be available for the Oculus Touch controllers

The Oculus Rift’s motion controllers come out on December 6th, and Oculus just announced the list of over 50 Touch-compatible games and apps t…

Published: December 1, 2016 - 3:22 pm @ http://www.theverge.com/2016/12/1/13811990/oculus-…

Oculus Touch: 53 launch window games for the new motion controllers

Oculus is about to release the motion controllers for its VR headset, and the company announced it will have 53 games that support the device …

Published: December 1, 2016 - 2:52 pm @ http://venturebeat.com/2016/12/01/oculus-touch-53-…


Changes in cooperation around natural resources more disruptive than declines in resource availability

Science News from research organizations Date: Source: Arizona State University Summary: A new study combines social and physical science in n…

Published: December 1, 2016 - 1:49 pm @ https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/12/1612…

Lena Dunham Calls Herself a ‘Human Wastebasket’ in Drunken Video Rant

Woke celebrity Lena Dunham has sought refuge in the Arizona wilderness in an effort to manage her emotions in response to the presidential ele…

Published: December 1, 2016 - 1:47 pm @ http://heatst.com/culture-wars/lena-dunham-drunken-rant/

The $100bn gold mine and the West Papuans who are counting the cost

Grasberg mine in the Indonesian region has been a source of untold wealth for its owners, but, writes Susan Schulman, local communities say it…

Published: December 1, 2016 - 12:48 pm @ http://asiapacificreport.nz/2016/12/01/the-100bn-g…


Amish Asthma Rates Offer Clues to Preventing Mental Illness

Why asthma rates may hold the key to improving mental health

Published: December 1, 2016 - 10:16 am @ https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/long-fuse-big…


Live & Local Holidays series comes to Scottsdale stage

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts is celebrating the season with its new Live & Local Holidays series showcasing top Arizona-based…

Published: December 1, 2016 - 9:44 am @ http://www.scottsdaleindependent.com/entertainment…

People matter

An interdisciplinary study released this month in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America combines…

Published: December 1, 2016 - 8:45 am @ https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-11/as…

Be Merry: The holidays sing, dance and act their way across Valley stages.

If the composers Peter Tchaikovsky and George Handel were alive, they’d be very wealthy men. Every winter, their music is heard throughout the…

Published: December 1, 2016 - 8:37 am @ http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/get_out/article_d…

Their songs and their names will linger in your ears: Pasek and Paul and 'Dear Evan Hansen'

In this age of instant communication, he can’t manage to say anything.

Published: December 1, 2016 - 8:07 am @ http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/la-ca-cm…

Best Arizona hotels, resorts: Dozens shine with AAA's top diamond awards

PHOENIX - AAA Arizona’s 2017 list of Arizona Five and Four Diamond recipients is hot off the press. This year, six properties celebrate a pres…

Published: December 1, 2016 - 6:43 am @ http://www.abc15.com/news/local-news/water-cooler/…



How a Libertarian Carpetbagger Helped Steal a Senate Seat for Democrats

One of the most important candidates on the ballot this election year was a middle-aged guy you’ve never heard of who ran for Senate and got a…

Published: December 1, 2016 - 3:39 am @ http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/po…


21st annual Arizona Asian Fest to be Dec. 3-4 in Scottsdale

Experience 16 types of different Asian ethnic cultures during the 21st Arizona Asian Festival Dec. 3-4 in the Scottsdale Civic Center Plaza.

Published: November 30, 2016 - 7:02 pm @ http://www.scottsdaleindependent.com/entertainment…

Desert Botanical Garden breaks ground on butterfly exhibit

The Desert Botanical Garden has announced that it ground on a new, expanded butterfly exhibit on Nov. 16.

Published: November 30, 2016 - 5:34 pm @ http://paradisevalleyindependent.com/living-in-par…

Governor Ducey Celebrates 22 Tribal Nations Who Call Arizona Home

Earlier this month, Governor Doug Ducey declared November Native American Heritage Month to honor and recognize the 22 tribal nations who call…

Published: November 30, 2016 - 4:00 pm @ http://azgovernor.gov/governor/news/2016/11/govern…

What Trump Could Mean for America’s Public Lands

With Trump at the helm, could Republicans fast-track privatizing public lands?

Published: November 30, 2016 - 3:02 pm @ http://www.alternet.org/environment/what-trump-cou…


Why longtime Washingtonians are leaving the Seattle area

Earlier this week, Seattle Times data journalist Gene Balk — a.k.a. FYI Guy — reported on a recent trend in local migration: For the first tim…

Published: November 30, 2016 - 8:29 am @ http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/data/why-…

Animals Benefit Club of Arizona needs help on 'Giving Tuesday'

PHOENIX - Following all of the holiday shopping over the last few days comes a special day: Giving Tuesday.

Published: November 30, 2016 - 7:56 am @ http://www.12news.com/news/local/valley/animals-be…

Parks and restoration: How President Donald Trump could spell disaster for America’s national parks

This article originally appeared on Climate Central.This article originally appeared on Climate Central.

Published: November 30, 2016 - 6:28 am @ http://www.salon.com/2016/11/30/parks-and-restorat…

Mystery at the U of A Art Museum

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Published: November 29, 2016 - 11:52 pm @ http://www.tucsonnewsnow.com/story/33820663/myster…

Democrats need to stop bowing to rural racism and grow our diverse urban base

Democrats need to do more of what Hillary Clinton did in 2016: double down on our diverse urban economic centers and stand up, not cowtow, to …

Published: November 29, 2016 - 9:53 pm @ http://www.thepeoplesview.net/main/2016/11/28/demo…



Be Merry: The holidays sing, dance and act their way across Valley stages.

If the composers Peter Tchaikovsky and George Handel were alive, they’d be very wealthy men. Every winter, their music is heard throughout the…

Published: November 29, 2016 - 5:12 pm @ http://www.ahwatukee.com/arts_life/article_ebdfc94…


Forgotten Childhood Memories Still Shape Your Life

The slippery baby in the plastic blue tub cringes when her daddy, holding a drippy orange washcloth, leaks a bit of water in her face. He is b…

Published: November 29, 2016 - 2:40 pm @ http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2016/11/…

Obama’s rush to the end

Info In their final weeks in office, Obama administration officials are releasing a flurry of rules that could have implications for federal l…

Published: November 29, 2016 - 1:49 pm @ http://www.hcn.org/articles/roundup-obamas-last-actions

Vince Staples Plots Massive Life Aquatic Tour

Vince Staples will kick off his first major North American headlining trek, dubbed "The Life Aquatic Tour," February 24th in San Diego. The to…

Published: November 29, 2016 - 1:48 pm @ http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/vince-stapl…




Recruiting: Arizona still after 4-star cornerbacks Thomas Graham, Jaylon Redd

The Arizona Wildcats were dealt a blow on the recruiting front on Sunday night, but Arizona's coaches don't plan to let it linger. Four-star a…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 8:54 am @ http://tucson.com/sports/arizonawildcats/football/…

Lucid Motors to build electric vehicle plant in Arizona

California-based electric vehicle startup Lucid Motors just announced plans to build an assembly plant in Arizona. Lucid expects construction …

Published: December 5, 2016 - 7:51 am @ http://inhabitat.com/lucid-motors-to-build-electri…

Phoenix home to be featured on ABC's 'Great Christmas Light Fight'

PHOENIX — With the tryptophan fully out of everyone’s system, it’s time to shift our focus toward bright lights and something a bit more jolly…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 6:54 am @ http://ktar.com/story/1377821/phoenix-home-to-be-f…

Air Force to meet South Alabama in the Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - It's South Alabama versus the Air Force Academy in the second annual Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl on December 30. The Cade…

Published: December 4, 2016 - 8:12 pm @ http://www.abc15.com/sports/air-force-to-meet-sout…

Phoenix artists sue to ward off Anti-Christian witch-hunt

report this ad The LGBT mob must be making up for losing the election to Trump by going after more Christians for sport, because that’s what i…

Published: December 4, 2016 - 7:42 pm @ http://therightscoop.com/phoenix-artists-sue-ward-…

2nd Arizona Bowl teams announced

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Published: December 4, 2016 - 2:06 pm @ http://www.tucsonnewsnow.com/story/33863644/2nd-ar…

Native American group to hold rally outside University of Phoenix Stadium

GLENDALE, Ariz. – The Arizona Rally Against Native Mascots (AzRally) will be marching outside the University of Phoenix Stadium on Sunday.

Published: December 4, 2016 - 1:35 pm @ http://www.12news.com/news/local/valley/native-ame…

Phoenix police looking for two young girls who went missing after leaving a sleepover

PHOENIX - The Phoenix Police Department is looking for two young girls who went missing after leaving a sleepover Saturday night.

Published: December 4, 2016 - 9:33 am @ http://www.abc15.com/news/region-phoenix-metro/cen…

How the Mayor of Phoenix Plans to Take On Trump

Forgive Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton if he feels caught in a crossfire.

Published: December 4, 2016 - 3:29 am @ https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2016/…


Dang It Gold’s Supposed to Go Up! (Report 4 December, 2016)

by Monetary Metals Dec 5, 2016 1:22 AM We’ve gone through a succession of events and processes that were supposed to make gold go up. The foll…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 12:11 am @ http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-12-05/dang-it-g…



The 100 best restaurants in America, according to OpenTable

Reservation-booking site OpenTable just announced its picks for the best restaurants in America for 2016. To compile the ranking, OpenTable co…

Published: December 2, 2016 - 7:58 am @ http://www.businessinsider.com/best-restaurants-in…

New Phoenix restaurants: 16 restaurants opened their doors in Phoenix in November

PHOENIX - Whether you crave Italian food, crunchy tacos, Asian cuisine or a Double-Double, there is a new restaurant menu in the Valley that w…

Published: December 1, 2016 - 4:22 pm @ http://www.abc15.com/entertainment/events/new-rest…

Cabinet roundup: Trump decides on retired USMC Gen. Mattis as defense secretary

NEW YORK, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired four-star USMC Gen. James Mattis as his secretary of defense, report…

Published: December 1, 2016 - 3:22 pm @ http://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2016/12/01/Cabinet-…

Native Javascript for Bootstrap

Thanks to jsdelivr and cdnjs we have CDN links, so drop one of these lines before your endingtag. Latest releases come here on jsdelivr and he…

Published: December 1, 2016 - 4:34 am @ http://thednp.github.io/bootstrap.native/

North Korean Volcano Provides Rare Chance For Scientific Collaboration

In 2011, when North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il died, the state news agency reported that Mount Paektu took on a supernatural glow, and that a…

Published: December 1, 2016 - 4:03 am @ http://www.npr.org/sections/parallels/2016/12/01/5…

How A Christmas Story Went from Low-Budget Fluke to an American Tradition

It’s not A Wonderful Life anymore. It hasn’t been since 1983, the year of A Christmas Story—the now classic film about nine-year-old Ralphie P…

Published: November 30, 2016 - 8:05 pm @ http://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2016/11/how-a-…

Trump’s takeover of the GOP is now complete

For Republicans fearful of a Donald Trump presidency, Mitt Romney was their voice and conscience. The GOP’s 2012 presidential nominee became t…

Published: November 30, 2016 - 12:22 pm @ https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trumps-tak…

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Recruiting: Arizona still after 4-star cornerbacks Thomas Graham, Jaylon Redd

The Arizona Wildcats were dealt a blow on the recruiting front on Sunday night, but Arizona's coaches don't plan to let it linger. Four-star a…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 8:54 am @ http://tucson.com/sports/arizonawildcats/football/…

Mapping the Uneven Benefits of Electric Vehicles

If you only listened to electric-vehicle evangelists like Elon Musk, Boris Johnson, or Justin Bieber, you might think EVs were the most eco-fr…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 7:55 am @ http://www.citylab.com/commute/2016/12/the-surpris…

'I trusted them fully': Man, 92, says own children took his millions

Pete Stoopnikoff, 92, was a self-made millionaire, but now he says he can't afford to put gas in his car because two of his children took near…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 7:54 am @ http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/sen…

Lucid Motors to build electric vehicle plant in Arizona

California-based electric vehicle startup Lucid Motors just announced plans to build an assembly plant in Arizona. Lucid expects construction …

Published: December 5, 2016 - 7:51 am @ http://inhabitat.com/lucid-motors-to-build-electri…

Bud Selig elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

National Harbor, Md. – Bud Selig, who evolved from a young, avid fan to founding owner of the Milwaukee Brewers to consensus-building commissi…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 7:52 am @ http://www.jsonline.com/story/sports/mlb/brewers/2…

Key Events In The Coming Weeks: Italy Aftermath, ECB, ISM, Consumer Confidence

by Tyler Durden Dec 5, 2016 8:43 AM The key economic releases this week are ISM non-manufacturing on Monday and University of Michigan consume…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 7:23 am @ http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-12-05/key-event…

Get Ready for a Week of ‘Fake News’ Hysteria

From the first Morning Jolt of the week: Get Ready for a Week of ‘Fake News’ Hysteria Brace yourselves. In the coming days, we’re going to hea…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 7:24 am @ http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/442758/get-re…

Fake Cowboys and Real Indians

For most of this past week, a winter storm has lashed at the North Dakota prairie camp where the Standing Rock Sioux are making a stand to kee…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 7:24 am @ http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/02/opinion/fake-cow…

Phoenix home to be featured on ABC's 'Great Christmas Light Fight'

PHOENIX — With the tryptophan fully out of everyone’s system, it’s time to shift our focus toward bright lights and something a bit more jolly…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 6:54 am @ http://ktar.com/story/1377821/phoenix-home-to-be-f…

The Economic and Social Power of Walkable Cities

Over the last few years, the way Americans move around has changed remarkably, especially among young people. Previously the automobile was pe…

Published: December 5, 2016 - 6:23 am @ http://www.archdaily.com/800496/the-economic-and-s…

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