The following editorial appears on Bloomberg View:
2nd Saturdays Downtown and The Far West at Boondocks are two ideas.
Frogs go to community college, UNM approves alcohol, lots of
universities in the West need new presidents, and tuition hikes are
In an effort to be a better curator of higher-education news, I
bring you this blog feature on higher ed elsewhere. I'll try to do
it once a week or so, with a focus on the West and with lots of
Arizona context. Let me know what you think. Here we go:
TAMPA, Fla. — B.J. Daniels threw for 232 yards and three
touchdowns, and South Florida rebounded from two subpar defensive
performances to frustrate No. 20 West Virginia in a 30-19 victory
The city's police radar van is scheduled to snap photographs of
speeders at these locations during the next few days, according to
the Tucson Police Department:
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Residents of some Western and Plains states
were digging out Friday after an early blast of snow. Meanwhile,
heavy rain and winds that toppled trees, power lines and church
steeples lashed parts of the South, leaving three people dead.
At least 42.4 percent of Tucson police and firefighters live
outside the city limits, making them unable to vote on a
controversial ballot measure related to the city's public safety
coverage, based on analysis of data obtained by the Arizona Daily
WASHINGTON — Celebrities Oprah Winfrey, George Clooney and
Denzel Washington, prominent Democratic fundraisers and
heavyweights from the financial services and high-tech industries
were among those landing visits with President Obama or others at
the White House during Obama's first months i…
Fall has arrived in the Old Pueblo, and what it lacks in
colorful leaves it makes up for in fine weather.
NEW YORK — Regulators shut nine banks Friday, including Los
Angeles-based California National, as the still-weak economy
produces a stream of loan defaults.
Star funnyman David Fitzsimmons has designed five totally Tucson
holiday ornaments. The nearly 3-inch round ceramic pieces feature
Fitz's unique, quirky Southwestern characters:
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.
ATLANTA — Sleepless in Seattle? Hardly. West Virginia is where
people are really staying awake, according to the first government
study to monitor state-by-state differences in sleeplessness.