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A local school's academic decathlon team is heading to the national finals this weekend. Pictured is Caleb Yetman, one of Canyon del Oro High School's academic decathlete.

CDO's Academic Decathlon Team Heads to Natl Finals

Canyon del Oro High School attending event for fifth time in nine years; theme is WWI and competitors will be questioned on knowledge.

Ranchers Won't be Able to Kill Wolves in Self Defense

Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed legislation that would have allowed live-stock owners shoot Mexican gray wolves if attacking people, cattle, etc.

PHX, Tucson to Collaborate in Drinking Water Conservation

Phoenix Council OK 3 measures aimed at better securing resources, including partnership with Tucson water providers that would allow for storage of CAP water between the regions.

Brewer Vetoes AHCCCS Work-Rule, Time-Limit Legislation

Bill was sponsored by House Speaker Andy Tobin; would have forced recipients to get a job, limit some to a max of 5 years of insurance.

Rincon Market to Reopen in May

Store had to be rebuilt after a devastating fire in 2013; owner says target opening date some time in mid May.

Technology in Brichta school

2 Tucson Schools Make Natl Top 10

Basis Tucson, University High School listed in top 10 best public schools in the U.S.; Basis ranked 5th, UHS 7th.

We sit down with Stuart Hammeroff, the director of the Center for Consciousness Studies.

Interdisciplinary Consciousness Conference Celebrates 20 Years

Toward a Science of Consciousness hosts around 800 scientists, philosophers, experimentalists, artists and students from different backgrounds and perspectives; taking place in Tucson thru April 26.

Edward Beshore, Deputy Principal Investigator for OSIRIS REx Mission, discusses the dangers Earth faces from space objects.

OSIRIS REx Moves From Planning Phase to Fabrication

Latest NASA project for the UA is one step closer to launch; its ultimate goal is bringing back a piece of an asteroid to Earth.

AZ Gets $10M to Boost Low-Performing Schools

Funds come from U.S. Dept. of Education's school improvement grants program; program has invested in more than 1,500 of country's lowest-performing schools.

Brewer Signs Tougher Penalties for Human Trafficking

Cindy McCain, who pushed the bill forward, said legislation would put AZ at forefront of fight against crime imposing harsher punishment for pimps, escort services, etc.

These olive trees at the U of A provide shade and beauty to the campus and its visitors.

UA Pays Tribute to Campus Trees, Recognizes Local Tree Campaign

Campus Arboretum dedicated 2014 Arbor Day Tree a few days early on Earth Day in recognition of Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rotschild’s 10,000 Trees Campaign.

Mexican Children with disabilities travel to the U.S. for Medical care.

Border Clinic Providing Free Care for More Than 40 Years

Impoverished children from Mexico with a variety of disabilities travel to St. Andrew's Children's Clinic once a month for medical attention.

University of Arizona student-run Compost Cats, a composting program that is partnering up with the city of Tucson and other organizations. Here is a farm on the Tohono O'dham Nation where the composting materials are taken.

Group Takes Wasted Food, Puts It Back Into Soil

The UA's Compost Cats collect food, other organic matter from the university, local restaurants; then use as garden soil, other operations.

More Fire, Smoking Restrictions By End of Week

Bureau of Land Management says these will be enforced on public lands within Kingman, Lake Havasu, Yuma, Ariz. areas; totaling 8,400-square miles.

Pam Henderson and Gary Carruthers, members of the Rose Society of Tucson, discuss what it takes to grow roses in the Sonoran Desert.

Roses Can Thrive in Desert Climate With Proper Care, Conditions

The flowers have a reputation for being delicate, demanding but they are not only able to survive but also flourish in the Southwest.

Tucson Elementary Mariachi Performing During Los Lobos Concert

Grammy Award-winning band invites children on stage after receiving an email from their teacher.

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