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Re: Local Little League Still Striving for Gender Equity Equality is not an issue with boys and girls youth baseball/softball programs. It’s the lack of population and the interest in our local baseball/softball programs. More boys play baseball than girls. The girls Little League Softball program does have a season

It’s a growing maxim in the world of economics: “Water is the new oil.” And the continuing realities of the current drought are bringing all its uses into question, everything from lawns to outdoor recreation to agriculture. Even, gasp, beer. While being nowhere near as big a waterhog as meat

State Route 87, the thin band of pavement that approaches the mostly shuttered town of Coolidge, Ariz., cuts through some of the least hospitable land in the country. The valley of red and brown sand is interrupted occasionally by rock and saguaro cactus. It’s not unusual for summer temperatures to

Drought will expose western states to extreme temperatures that could seriously affect electricity generation By Tim Radford, Climate News Network Climate change could mean that things get really tough for people in the US west in the second half of this century, according to new research. Higher temperatures and increased