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Life-changing Experiences While Serving Overseas

Peace Corps volunteers say life abroad opens new horizons, and is unforgettable.

Buffelgrass is an invader species

A War On Grass

Residents in southern Arizona are fighting an invasive, resilient species that threatens the Sonoran Desert way of life.

10 Years Since Team of Young Immigrants Beat MIT in Competition

Doc depicts story of Phoenix high school students who won in an underwater robotic contest; 3 still undocumented.

Ciara Peterson competing in the 14th annual national Braille Challenge.

Tucson Second-Grader Wins National Braille Challenge

Ciara Peterson won first place in her category at 14th annual competition; 'It felt surprising,' she says.

Vivianna Pardini, 18, and her daughter Yasleen.

US, State Teen Pregnancy Rates Trend Down, Remain High

Story of a teen mom working hard to graduate high school despite getting pregnant at the age of 15.

A dinosaur exhibit at The Arizona Museum of Natural History, a museum that has multiple displays for people who are interested in science or nature, and it is stocked with with tens of thousands of objects and photographs.

Museum Houses AZ's Natural, Scientific, Cultural History

Arizona Museum of Natural History is located in Mesa and has multiple opportunities for education.

A father and his child gear up for bike safety and to enjoy the events of Cyclovia Tucson, an event which will be comprised of multiple event, giveaways and prizes during the whole month of April.

Bike Fest Celebrates All Things Bicycle in S. AZ

Bicycle enthusiasts are encouraging more people to discover the benefits of "pedal power" by using bikes as a form of transportation.

Steve Rains and Kate Kenski discuss their recent study on discourse and civility in online comments with a grant from the National Institute for Civil Discourse.

Study: More Than 20% of AZ Daily Star Comments Uncivil

Name-calling, personal attacks noted during three-week academic study of 300 news articles.

Tucson Unified School District classroom undated

Report: Racial, Ethnic Gaps Pervasive in AZ Education

Policy report suggests ways to close gap including increasing teacher diversity, enhancing cultural competency in primary, secondary education.

State Attorney Questions PCC Tuition Rate for DACA Students

State says students with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals are not legal residents.

Tucson Students Traveling to China for Competition

The two are preparing to be tested on their knowledge of the Chinese language, culture this Oct.

Lisa McCorkle, principal at Dietz Elementary School

Special Report, Part 4: 'Matters of Principal'

Last day of school for first-timer, veteran

Working for Equal Rights

Tucson group tries to raise awaress, education and opportunity for often-marginalized residents

Organizers known as the Tucson Conqistadores Rocco Bene (left) and Dan Meyers (right) talk about how they organized this years Accenture Match Play golf tournament coming in Marana and how it draws professionals from around the world and provides a welcome economic boost to Southern Arizona.

Pro Golf Helps Local Children

Accenture Matchplay Championship provides funding to youth programs

The Mayans, some of whom lived here in Guatemala in pre-Columbian times, didn't predict world's end in 2012, UA professor says.

Did Mayans Say World Will End in 2012?

UA anthropologist calls the controversial idea 'bogus'

President Mary Ann Pogany and Treasurer Charlotte Poole of the Friends of Oracle State Park speak about their organization and their efforts to reopen an important part of their community.

Volunteers Rescue Oracle State Park

Supporters find resources, aim for February for re-opening

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