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David Modeer, the general manager of the Central Arizona Project, talks about the impact of the federal clean air standards imposed on Arizona power plants and how the energy policy affects pumping water throughout Arizona on the CAP pump and canal system.

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.

University of Arizona president Ann Weaver Hart discusses some of the issues in Arizona's higher education system.

UA President Plans New Projects for 2013 Academic Year

Ann Weaver Hart starts second year; discusses 'Never Settle' plan, Old Main renovation, revenue ideas.

Reid Park Zoo Expecting a Baby Elephant

Officials announce zoo's 24-year-old African elephant is pregnant; expected to give birth late June or August.

Possible MX Border Sales Tax Hike May Bring More Shoppers to US

Proposed increase from 11% to 16% in northern, southern Mexican border cities; Tucson's, other border cities 8% rate could attract more tourism to shop.

John Huppenthal, state superintendent of public instruction, is running for re-election this November.

State Schools Chief Offers Assistance to Sunnyside

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

Leslie Boyer, M.D. at the VIPER Institute, talks about making FDA approved anti-venoms, for all of America's venemous creatures.

UA Group Researching Antivenoms for All Venomous Species

For the past 6 years, VIPER Institute has been looking into creating FDA approved antidotes.

Four AZ Schools Receive National Blue Ribbon Award

Sabino High School only public school given such prestigious recognition from the US Department of Education.

An earth fissure. Fissures in the earth surface, caused by record lowering of the acquifer, and the earth above cracking open.

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.

Professor Mark Frederickson, PhD and Master's student Daniel Aros from the College of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape Architecture at the U of A, discuss the Tejido Group and their involvement in projects around the world.

UA Landscape Architecture Program Builds Overseas

Nonprofit 'Tejido Group' aims to develop professional skills in students, create infrastructure beneficial to communities around the world.

David Gebert, a member of the Tucson Electric Vehicle Association, discusses their upcoming Tucson Plug-Ins event.

Electric Car Enthusiasts Raise Awareness at Annual Event

TEVA2, other electric vehicle groups hope to spread message about benefits of such modes of transportation.

View of Tucson, March 6, 2012

Community Dialogue Digs into Mental Health Issues

Event aims to bring Tucsonans together to explore how mental health affects Arizona communities.

UA Researcher Explores Link Between Exercise, Brain Evolution

Anthropologist co-authored a paper that looks into the development of human brains, effects of exercise.

Green Power Project Hits Roadblock

Proposed power lines in New Mexico would carry wind, solar power in Southwest; held up by proximity to military site.

UA Researcher Develops App to Manage Traffic

Hopes 'Smartrek' will help people change their driving habits, reduce congestion, save time, fuel.

UA’s Entrepreneurship Program in Nation's Top 20, Reviewer Says

Princeton Review expressed university is one of the bests to go to for people who want to learn how to start a business.

More Than 25% of Tucson Population Below Poverty Level

Although figures higher than 2008's 20.9%, percentage stalled since 2011, increasing a mere 0.1%

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