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Bridge of 1917 remains deathtrap as infrastructure crumbles

Bridge of 1917 remains deathtrap as infrastructure crumbles

SEATTLE — If, in some great museum of American public discourse, there's a gilded pedestal reserved for the Lincoln- Douglas Debates, then way in the back, in a darkened room that no one tells the docents about, you might find a cardboard diorama of the Benton-Rivers Encounter.

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Tucson teens get hands-on in surgical, engineering program

Tucson teens get hands-on in surgical, engineering program

Two from Palo Verde High were selected to participate in the program. 

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Replace kitchen fan with a microwave/exhaust?

Replace kitchen fan with a microwave/exhaust?

Questions include exhaust power, a dense tree and a new roof for old mobile home.

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Well, yes, it is rocket science — which doesn’t faze UA teams

Well, yes, it is rocket science — which doesn’t faze UA teams

Rocket scientists took the top awards at the 2014 Engineering Design Day this week at the University of Arizona.

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Never too soon to get ready for college

Never too soon to get ready for college

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Palo Verde teacher honored for promoting engineering

A Palo Verde Magnet High School teacher has been honored as the 2014 Southern Arizona Educator of the Year.

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TUSD to join the fun at free Sci-Tech Fest Saturday

Tucson Unified School District schools will highlight science and technology programs at the Sci-Tech Festival at Children’s Museum Tucson Saturday.

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Robotics challenge more than just a game

Robotics challenge more than just a game

Throwing flying discs into targets seems like all fun and games.

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Website helps Dreams come true - maybe

Website helps Dreams come true - maybe

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Website helps Dreams come true - maybe

Website helps Dreams come true - maybe

Michael Sargent,owner and president of Sargent Research, invented the Flexy, a money clip made of carbon fiber that also opens beer bottles. It was funded through Kickstarter.

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Website helps Dreams come true - maybe

Website helps Dreams come true - maybe

Jeans, brew pubs, food trucks, even an inflatable planetarium. Poke around Kickstarter, and you'll find some pretty unusual stuff - often someone's dream. Many right here in our own backyard.

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Website helps Dreams come true - maybe

Website helps Dreams come true - maybe

Flexy was fully funded on Kickstarter. The money allowed the clips to be manufactured at a consumer-friendly price.

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Website helps Dreams come true - maybe

Website helps Dreams come true - maybe

Kyle Bronsdon's vision is to convert his trailer into a studio/office and a mobile music venue with a piano, mini bar, bartender and bistro tables with room for 12 to 15 fans.

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Website helps Dreams come true - maybe

Website helps Dreams come true - maybe

Jade Beall, right, directs Chris and Loren Aguilar during a photo shoot for Beall's book "A Beautiful Body," which will feature unretouched photos of mothers.

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Website helps Dreams come true - maybe

Website helps Dreams come true - maybe

Jade Beall, whose Kickstarter project is a book of photographs intended to redefine what society considers beautiful, photographs Chris Aguilar and her daughter, Loren, 21.

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Website helps Dreams come true - maybe

Website helps Dreams come true - maybe

Insulation lies on the floor inside the 1946 Spartan Manor trailer that Kyle Bronsdon is converting into a mobile piano bar.

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Website helps Dreams come true - maybe

Website helps Dreams come true - maybe

The money clip and bottle opener invented by Michael Sargent is made from rolls of carbon fiber.

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Website helps Dreams come true - maybe

Website helps Dreams come true - maybe

Michael Sargent opens a bottle with a Flexy.

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Website helps Dreams come true - maybe

Website helps Dreams come true - maybe

Musician Kyle Bronsdon is converting his trailer into a mobile piano bar. He's sunk about $12,000 into the project.His effort to raise an additional $7,500 on Kickstarter fell short.

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UA student tech projects spotlighted at Design Day

More than 300 University of Arizona students showed off engineering technologies - ranging from a new missile sensor system to an automated, fast-cooling beer dispenser - Tuesday at the UA's Engineering Design Day.

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