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(NewsUSA) - The kids are back in school, football season is starting and fall is around the corner, which means it is time to turn down the air conditioner and rely a little more on your ceiling fan to save energy and money.
The concept was complex and controversial: California companies would be allowed to exceed limits of carbon-dioxide emissions by paying to protect rainforests abroad.
The University of Arizona will have another record-setting year with the greatest number of incoming freshmen, the highest overall enrollment and greater student diversity, preliminary figures indicate.
WASHINGTON – Chandler mom Lindsay Barnes already knows what the National Retail Federation is reporting in a recent study – it costs a lot to send kids back to school.
IMPACT of Southern Arizona, formerly Catalina Community Services, is a beneficiary of El Tour de Tucson again this year. Here’s a great opportunity to support IMPACT of Southern Ari- zona and help raise funds. Are you planning on riding in El Tour de Tucson this year? Have a friend or family member who is? Riders can collect pledges, family and friends can sponsor a rider, or you can become a corporate sponsor.
(Family Features) Making improvements around the house to curb your energy usage is not only good for the environment, it can make a big impact on your utility bills, too.
(StatePoint) The summer season of conferences, conventions, business meetings, incentive travel, tradeshows and exhibitions is in full swing -- and with it comes the positive impact to local businesses and economies.
The five Republicans running in District 11’s House and Senate races naturally had a lot to agree on when meeting for a debate at Pima Community College last week.
(StatePoint) Kidney disease is on the rise, according to government statistics. Even if you haven’t been diagnosed, getting informed about it is important, as more than 26 million Americans likely have kidney disease and over 430,000 Americans are currently receiving dialysis treatment for kidney failure, according to the National Kidney Foundation.
At the request of the WLB Group, the Oro Valley Town Council voted unanimously to modify the review process for the Kai Naranja Development.
(Family Features) The average family is always looking for ways to save a little bit of cash. While some efforts to save money may seem small and insignificant, it’s beneficial to look at the big picture. By saving here and there where you can, the amount can really start to add up.
Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities (TREO) and surrounding jurisdictions have created a comprehensive blueprint to create 40,000 high-skilled, high-wage jobs in Tucson in the next five years.
(NAPSI)—In this digital age, the U.S. health care system has also become digital. Every day, millions of people interact with it. During these interactions, data is collected, processed and stored, creating a seemingly infinite amount of information—yet each single data point has meaning. The collection of data for any given individual offers valuable insight into his or her health behavior patterns. This data can be used to support individuals in their efforts to live healthier lives. For example, when a person participates in a health screening, the resulting transaction can generate a response that reinforces this positive activity. The response can be provided in the form of gift cards, co-pay adjustments, even encouraging text messages.
Consumers’ transactions with health care providers can generate information that can be used to reward them with incentives to live a healthier lifestyle. (NAPS)
(BPT) - Summer is a great time to ramp up your physical fitness routine and get in shape for beach season. You’re probably looking for ways to improve not only your workout, but achieve your fitness goals as well. To maximize the effectiveness of your fitness routine, you’ll need some summer fitness gear to kick off your workout and keep going strong. Be sure you’ve updated your workout gear to include the following:
Todd and Amy Garelick are about as involved in Tucson soccer as you can get. Even before agreeing to head up the TSAFC women’s soccer team, they were already involved in a variety of soccer programs at a variety of levels.
(NewsUSA) - Indications are rosy for U.S. auto sales now that the recession is in the rearview mirror.
(Family Features) The winter of 2014 was a wake-up call for homeowners facing higher-than-normal heating costs. With polar vortex cold sweeps, heavy snowfalls and ice blizzards affecting much of the country, energy prices for electricity, gas and oil have increased. Propane prices have skyrocketed due to scarcity of supplies, leading some governors to declare a state of emergency.
At the University of Arizona, students and employees have long been actively engaged in efforts to aid in the statewide and global drive to improve individual wellness, access to care and the population’s overall health.
They are just another face in a crowd of students. They walk the hallways with their classmates, take notes in class and take part in sports. Unknown to many though is their life outside of school – one that is filled with abuse, neglect and emptiness. Looking to give them hope to rise above those odds is a non-profit organization called Youth on Their Own.
(StatePoint) Buying or leasing a vehicle is an exciting decision. For many consumers, it’s the first “big ticket” item they acquire. Knowing what to expect before making this important financial commitment will help you feel confident about your decision for years to come.