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Bernie Merwald: Next generation of engineers must be nurtured

Bernie Merwald: Next generation of engineers must be nurtured

Third-grade students at Los Amigos Elementary School in Tucson had a dilemma to solve — how to best save a turtle from the polluted Ganges River in India.

February 18, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Michael Gerson: A rivalry that still reverberates

One of the most vivid, outspoken conservatives of our time has the drawback of being a fictional character in a British costume drama, “Downton Abbey.” Here is Lady Violet, dowager countess, sparring with her relentlessly progressive in-law, Isobel Crawley:

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Raymond Graap and Schuyler Hilts: Address your representative about need to get rid of nuclear arms

As members of Physicians for Social Responsibility, we want to encourage each of you to write to a member of Congress about the dangers of nuclear weapons.

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UA student hopes to inspire kids with "limb differences"

UA student hopes to inspire kids with "limb differences"

A University of Arizona student is the new leader of a unique global group for children who are missing limbs.

October 23, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Brewer promotes trade, tourism with India

PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer hopes to increase the state’s trade with India, saying the country represents far more to Arizona than customer-support call centers.

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More from India cross AZ border, officers say

Border officials in Arizona are seeing an increasing number of immigrants from India being smuggled into the United States.

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UA administrator's retirement: Fighting sex trafficking in India

A UA engineering administrator is retiring to devote his full energy to a nonprofit organization his family started to help victims of sex trafficking in India get jobs.

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India refusing to yield to lesson of asbestos peril

India refusing to yield to lesson of asbestos peril

Asbestos "is a slow poison," said Rajendra Pevekar of Mumbai, who suffers from shortness of breath. "It destroys your lungs and you don't even know it." His father suffered an early death after working in a factory where he swept asbestos, and his mother has been crippled by it.

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Asia-Pacific region defense chiefs meet in Hawaii

KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Top defense officials from 24 nations in the Asia-Pacific region discussed how to combat piracy and deliver disaster assistance at a meeting in Hawaii.

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It's tough love for school-skipping 'Slumdog' kids

MUMBAI, India — The slum kid stars of "Slumdog Millionaire" want a lot of things in life — new houses, a car, trips to London and Paris — but they aren't too interested in school.

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US ranks 31st in gender equality of 134 nations surveyed

NEW YORK — Women remain far behind men in economic and political power, but the Nordic countries come closest to closing the gender gap, according to a survey of 134 nations released Tuesday.

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Guinea deal raises more doubts on China's push into Africa

BEIJING — A $7 billion mining deal between Guinea's repressive military regime and a little-known Chinese company underscores China's full-throttle rush into Africa and its willingness to deal with brutal and corrupt governments.

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Sri Lanka's child soldiers now retrain for life as kids

AMBEPUSSA, Sri Lanka — Vinojan's boyhood ended when Sri Lanka's civil war reignited.

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Neto's Tucson :

Neto's Tucson :

Every Friday a small group of women gathers in the arts and crafts room at Downtown's Armory Senior Center. The women come from varied walks of life and distinct experiences, but they are one family.

October 25, 2009 12:00 am Photos

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