Your Secret Food Supplier: The Humble Honeybee

Tucson, Arizona - Honeybees plays a vital, behind-the-scenes role in Arizona's agricultural industry. The next time you tuck into a salad, thank a honeybee.

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Arizona Supreme Court to Review State's Motion to Dismiss Medicaid Lawsuit

Phoenix, Arizona - Governor Jan Brewer: "I applaud the Arizona Supreme Court for granting the state’s Petition for Review in the Medicaid Restoration lawsuit. With the Court’s decision, Arizona is one step closer to ending the baseless lawsuit, thereby allowing the state to focus exclusively on implementing one of the most critical and meaningful health care policies to be enacted in years: the restoration of a significant segment of our model Medicaid program, AHCCCS, in accordance with the will of the Arizona voters and the state Legislature.

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Interior, USDA Partnership Protects and Restores Important Central Arizona Watershed

Payson, Arizona - Interior Deputy Secretary Michael Connor and Agriculture Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment Robert Bonnie joined state, local and private partners today to mark the signing of a new joint watershed restoration agreement for C.C. Cragin Reservoir in Central Arizona. The agreement is a pilot project of the Western Watershed Enhancement Partnership, aimed at reducing the risks of costly wildfires and their impact on western watersheds as part of President Obama's Climate Action Plan.

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Gift to Support the University of Arizona’s Veterinary Medical and Surgical Program

Tucson, Arizona - Thanks to a Kemper and Ethel Marley Foundation gift, the UA will be able to launch Arizona's first public program to train Doctors of Veterinary Medicine.

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UA Fall Enrollment Sets Record for Diversity, Number of Freshmen

Tucson, Arizona - 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.

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Laser 'Lightning Rods' Channel Electricity Through Thin Air

Tucson, Arizona - By zapping the air with a pair of powerful laser bursts, researchers at the University of Arizona have created highly focused pathways that can channel electricity through the atmosphere.

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