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(NAPSI)—Statistics indicate that the U.S. is falling behind in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and careers. With that in mind, National 4-H Council and HughesNet® have partnered to introduce more American youths to hands-on, community-based STEM learning.
(Family Features) Warm weather means the start of training season for many people – whether that’s preparing for a race or simply beginning a routine of regular biking or swimming. One food that many athletes are adding to their training regimen is tart cherries.
Savannah Hughes, left, and Megan Henry ham it up for the camera during their walk to the field for Ironwood Ridge’s graduation ceremony.
The Junior Golf Association of Arizona and the Ricki Rarick Junior Golf Program will be hosting its annual Tucson City Junior Championship at The Randolph Golf Complex, competing on the Dell Urich Golf Course and the Randolph North Golf Course, on May 28 and 29. The tournament is sponsored by the Tucson Conquistadores, longtime supporters of the JGAA and youth sports. Over 200 of the finest junior golfers, ages 6-18 are expected to tee it up. Tee times begin at 6:30 AM on both days and the event is open for spectators.
(NAPSI)—Good news for the nearly 26 million Americans who have diabetes! The American Diabetes Association has published three new cookbooks that can make creating great meals easy and fun. Better news for everyone is that even if you do not have diabetes, these recipes are a delicious way to enjoy healthy eating.
Hughes Federal Credit Union, Southern Arizona’s premier locally-owned financial institution, on Saturday awarded four deserving high school members with $6,000 in scholarships as part of their 9th Annual Scholarship Program.
(NAPSI)—Canola oil is widely regarded as heart healthy and versatile by dietitians and chefs, but many consumers may not understand why—or know what canola is in the first place.
Best Dentist Two-time winner
Bryan Hughes, owner of Rattlesnake Solutions, handles a rattler removed from the lawn of a north Phoenix home. Coming out of a mild winter, residents can expect to see an earlier start to rattlesnakes popping out of their underground nests.
PHOENIX – A few hours earlier, this 2-foot-long Western diamondback rattlesnake was hanging out in the front yard of a nearby home, prompting an urgent call to Bryan Hughes, owner of Rattlesnake Solutions.
The Pima County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution last week to realign Hughes Access Road this summer to allow for the expansion of Tucson’s largest private employer, Raytheon Missile Systems.
The new film, The Monuments Men, depicts the efforts a little known team of soldiers whose mission it was to save and protect historically important cultural artifacts and buildings in the European theater during World War II. It’s a very interesting prospect for a movie, but unfortunately the end result is more sleep inducing than a high-school history class.
The first of six lectures is "Time Traveling: What Our Brains Share with Beetle Brains" presented by Nicholas J. Strausfeld, PhD, Director, Center for Insect Science and Regents’ Professor of Neuroscience
With conspiracy theories still swirling, questions surrounding the investigation headed by the FBI and CIA and the first lady’s clothing still stained with blood out of the public view, 50 years later America remains fascinated with the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
In “Prisoners,” Director Denis Villeneuve is allowed the privilege few lesser known filmmakers have these days: The chance to not only make a multimillion-dollar American movie with A-list actors, but to also see his vision to the end. It would have been easy for the studio to step in and dumb this material down to another Hollywood thriller. Watching the film, you feel nothing short of grateful that the project was helmed by Villeneuve, whose “Incendies” received an Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Film. Give him an intelligent script by Aaron Guzikowski in addition to a faultless cast, and you’ve got a recipe for one of the most distinctive crime dramas since “Mystic River.”
Ten UA students are spending their summers not just studying abroad, but working daily in research groups across the world.