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Genetic Genealogy technology helped identify Northwestern Arizona

Officials with the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office say they now have the identity of a woman who was found dead in a rural part of the Northwestern Arizona county decades ago. According to a statement released on Jan. 24, the woman’s body was found in a desert area near a dirt road about 2.2 miles […]

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EU to discuss Russia, Iran sanctions, top up of Ukraine arms fund

BRUSSELS, Dec 12 (Reuters) – European Union foreign ministers will meet on Monday to try to agree on further sanctions on Russia and Iran and an additional 2 billion euros ($2.11 billion) for arms deliveries to Ukraine. However, it remained unclear whether Hungary will block some decisions, resorting to what diplomats have denounced as “blackmail […]

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Analysis: Shocked by Ukraine war, Russian neighbour Kazakhstan looks west

Ukraine war has worried officials, public in Kazakhstan Russia’s southern neighbour has big Russian-speaking population President Tokayev widely tipped to win re-election on Sunday Stance on Russia, a key trade partner, increasingly assertive Kazakhs must tread carefully given economic reliance on Moscow ALAMATY, Nov 17 (Reuters) – There is little doubt that Kassym-Jomart Tokayev will […]

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Pets

Rent pets from Arizona Humane for special occasions or pest control, and possibly adopt them afterward

Photo courtesy of Arizona Humane Society PHOENIX – To help celebrate “unfurrgettable” moments in people’s lives, the Arizona Humane Society (AHS) has some adorable new programs in the mix. You can now rent their animals for weddings, birthdays, study sessions and more. Plus, they have another program that teaches cats to not only be your […]

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Pet-fluencer: Arizona turtle that acts like a dog goes viral on social media

Tempe man’s turtle capturing the hearts of many after video goes viral on social media Andrew Michael Boulton has posted dozens of video of his red-eared slider turtle, Mr. Mostly Mittens, onto TikTok, and some of the video have garnered millions of views. FOX 10’s Irene Snyder reports. TEMPE, Ariz. – A red-eared slider turtle […]

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Shirley Anne Boudreau Leavitt, 1929-2022 | Obituary

Posted Jun 22, 2022, 5:55 pm TucsonSentinel.com Shirley Anne Boudreau Leavitt died on June 22, 2022, of natural causes. She was born on May 11, 1929, in Brockton, Massachusetts, the daughter of the late James Lawton Boudreau and Mary Gladys Doran Boudreau, formerly of North Easton, Massachusetts. Shirley was predeceased by her husband John Adams […]

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Comic: Claytoonz: Trumpin’ the jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II

Posted Jun 5, 2022, 12:26 pm It’s the queen’s 70th year as the monarch of the United Kingdom. She is also the monarch and head of state of 14 Commonwealth realms, such as Canada, Jamaica, Belize, New Zealand, etc. Queen Elizabeth II is the longest-reigning monarch in English history. Queen Victoria is second with a […]

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Pet project: Mesa students write letters convincing people to adopt shelter dogs

Community Cares: Mesa students write letters to convince others to adopt shelter dogs FOX 10’s Anita Roman reports. MESA, Ariz. – An Arizona teacher has given her students a very special assignment: write letters convincing people to adopt a shelter dog. Caroline Chung teaches social studies and English to fifth and sixth graders at the […]

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Meals on Wheels, ASU study how pets affect social isolation, loneliness among older adults

Posted Apr 6, 2022, 11:01 am Eryka Forquer Cronkite News Steve Siegel, a volunteer with Sun City Meals on Wheels, walks back to his vehicle after delivering prepared food to an older homeowner who lives alone. “We’re the only contact that they have once a day,” Siegel said. “It assures them that they’re at least […]

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Science

Crop talk: UA scientists learning how plants communicate with their environment

Posted Feb 18, 2022, 10:54 am Emma VandenEinde Cronkite News A machine with sharp gears and a long metal rod sounds like a kitchen blender, but this is far from your kitchen appliance. “This is a tissue homogenizer,” said Jesse Woodson, an associate professor at the University of Arizona’s School of Plant Sciences. The “very […]