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(BPT) - Los asados en tus eventos deportivos favoritos (actividades conocidas en inglés como tailgating), es casi un atractivo tan grande como el partido en sí, con mucha comida, diversión y, lamentablemente, abundante basura. Según la Agencia de Protección Ambiental de los Estados Unidos (EPA, por sus siglas en Inglés), los estadios universitarios de enormes dimensiones pueden generar, por ejemplo, 100 toneladas de desechos por juego. Pero tu puedes contribuir a la reducción de basura en esos eventos con medidas simples como escoger los envases adecuados, reciclar todo lo que puedas, y usar accesorios esenciales fabricados con plásticos reciclados.
Catalina Foothills kept their playoff hopes alive with their 45-0 win over Casa Grande. The Falcons sit at 5-3 and will need to win out to feel comfortable about being in playoff contention. They finish with Marana and Maricopa, two three-win teams.
Tucson Pride's signature event features live entertainment, more than 100 exhibitors, the ever-popular IBT's Drag Depot, a dance tent, fun for the kids, and more at the south soccer fields 11 and 12 at Kino Sports Complex. The 2014 Grand Marshall for Tucson's "Pride on Parade" and Pride event "Pride in the Desert" is Tucson's own Daniel Hernandez Jr. He was a congressional intern for the office of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona's Eighth Congressional District, and while on the job assisting Congresswoman Giffords with a constituent event in Tucson on January 8, 2011, he took actions for which he is widely credited with saving the life of the Congresswoman after a gunman shot her and 18 other people.
Thursday, Oct. 16
Your mailboxes have been flooded, you can’t watch the latest “Modern Family” without seeing political ads, and your phone is probably blowing up with calls asking who you’re voting for.
Ironwood Ridge and Mountain View meet this week in a game that will put the winner in great shape to win Division II, Section V. Both are coming off of lopsided wins which put them each at 2-0 in the section.
(Family Features) As they gear up for Halloween this year, kids across the United States can make a difference in the lives of kids around the world by raising funds for those in need.
(BPT) - ¿Quieres darle frescura a tu rutina de belleza y moda sin gastar una fortuna?
(NAPSI)—One hundred and twenty-five years ago, the Michelin brothers founded a tire company in France that would grow to become a global leader in innovation and quality.
(NAPSI)—Frontier Communications (NADAQ: FTR) and DISH Network (NASDAQ: DISH) have launched America’s Best Communities, a $10 million prize competition to stimulate growth and revitalization in small cities and towns across Frontier’s 27-state footprint.
It was a big win on Thursday night for the Mountain View football team. Not only did they snap No. 1 Salpointe’s 19-game winning streak, but they gave their playoff hopes a jumpstart.
Tucson Tamale Company will celebrate the grand opening of their third location on Oct. 18, 2014. The renovated 2,400-square-foot space is located at 7286 N. Oracle Road north of Ina. During the grand opening, dine-in guests can enjoy free pumpkin dessert tamales as well as 50 percent off packages of frozen tamales to take home and enjoy. (Limit 6 packages.)
The Canyon Del Oro softball team has gone back to the past for their new coach. Two-time state champion Kelly Fowler returns to lead the Dorados for the third time.
Kristy Brower has a bright, open space for children to sit on the floor with their xylophones and a roomy niche to store her class set of violins— space that was once something of a luxury in a school that, until recently, just wasn’t big enough for all the enrichment educators wanted to provide at Harleson Elementary School.
Monday, September 29
(BPT) - Move over kitchens and bathrooms, homeowners are focusing on a new part of the home: the garage. No longer just a place to park the car and lawn equipment, today’s garages are getting bigger and better. Here are a few quick and easy projects to create a useful and organized garage.
(NAPSI)—Students and teachers in public schools are racing to solve problems that can exist in many communities across the country—such as water pollution and street safety—and they’re doing it with $2 million on the line. The nationwide Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest is helping students engage in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) through community-based learning-by taking topics out of traditional classroom settings and exploring, in a hands—on way, how they address issues that affect their lives.
An upstate New York man has been indicted for allegedly trying to recruit fighters for the Islamic State, paying for their travel and even buying guns, according to federal prosecutors.
(BPT) - ¿Sabía que los hispanos tienen un mayor riesgo de desarrollar diabetes tipo 2? Los hispanos en los Estados Unidos tienen casi el doble de probabilidades de desarrollar diabetes que los blancos no hispanos. Esta enfermedad es la quinta causa principal de muerte en la comunidad hispana, según los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC).
The Canyon Mine in the Kaibab National Forest south of the Grand Canyon removed uranium from deep within the earth during the 1980s. Today, with uranium prices at historic highs, a company is planning to reopen the mine. Environmental groups say they worry about the mine's potential impact on groundwater feeding seeps and springs in the Grand Canyon.
The U.S. Interior Department’s decision to withdraw 1 million acres around the Grand Canyon from new uranium-mining claims for 20 years will protect cultural resources, water and the environment, an attorney representing the Havasupai Tribe and environmental groups said Tuesday.
A write-in candidate has never been elected governor of Arizona, and the odds are long that one ever will be. But don’t tell J. Johnson that.
The story of the week in high school sports was the return of Bridgett Doucet. The CDO senior cross country runner finished second in the state two years ago, but missed all of last season dealing with an illness. She did come back for the track season, but she served notice at least week’s Northwest Showdown that she was all the way back and a real contender for a state championship.