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Acclaimed Fusion Percussion Band Red Baraat Coming to Tucson

A Q&A with Sunny Jain, who DownBeat magazine describes as a rising star of the percussion world.

Psychological Treatment Could Help Breast Cancer Survivors

Emotional, social aspects of healing provide physicians with powerful ally; AZ Cancer Center incorporating methods.

New Procedure Aids Doctors Unblock Arteries of PAD Patients

Peripheral artery disease is a serious illness in which plaque buildup blocks blood flow in arteries away from the heart.

UA Researchers Discover How Nerve Cells Make Connections

This is an important step towards curing conditions like spinal cord injuries and Alzheimer's.

Shutdown: Parks Closed, D-M Civilians Furloughed

Essential services, including air traffic control, Border Patrol, other security forces, still working.

Water Future Looks Gloomy for Arizona, Surrounding Region

2016 expected to be tough year due to ongoing droughts, rising demand from increase in population.

Homemade Cisterns Help Harvest Rain

A group of friends helped each other design, build rain harvesting mediums inspired by water-saving efforts in rural Thailand.

AZ Week: Higher Ed Adjusting to Talent Needs

Shift to knowledge-based economy of skilled workers, thinkers has universities rethinking their approaches.

Effects of Common Core Adoption at Presidio Schools

Method has forced teachers to allow students to think more independently, says Scott Whitlock, head of curriculum and instruction.

Dracula in the Desert?

Ballet Tucson celebrating its 10th year as a professional company, offers variety in dance as a way to build audience.

Tucson Nonprofit Helps Homeless Teens Graduate High School

Reports estimate there are about 4,000 homeless youth in Pima County; organization provides them with school supplies, food, guidance.

Energy Plan May Reduce Costs for CAP Water Delivery

Power plant near Page, AZ subject to clean air standards, group working to make those changes affordable, keep plant open.

State Schools Chief Offers Assistance to Sunnyside

Top education official says he can mediate contentious district issues to enable education focus.

New Site Shows Statewide, Local Maps of Natural Hazards

Site is a compilation of data on earthquakes, faults, earth fissures and wildfires in AZ, resources on how to prepare for these.

AZ Week: New American: 'I'm From Here Now'

Overcoming repression, war, refugee immigrants join ranks of US citizens in ceremonies this week.

Tucson Students Traveling to China for Competition

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

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