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Tempe 3rd-graders to build Arizona portion of Great Globe

Over 100 third-graders from Tempe’s Thew Elementary School will don hard hats and join engineer Bryan Beaulieu in an Earth Day event at the East Valley Institute of Technology on Wednesday to build the Arizona portion of The Great Globe.  When:  10 a.m., April 22  Where:  EVIT’s Dr. A. Keith Crandell (Main) Campus, 1601 W. Main St., Mesa  What’s The …

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Facebook takes on Vine and Snapchat with new Riff app

What if you combined the viral nature of Vine with the mini-story capability of Snapchat? That’s what Facebook is trying to do with Riff, a new app that’s available today on the App Store or Google Play. Created by Facebook’s Creative Labs (the same group behind Paper, Groups, Rooms, etc.), Riff lets you create a 20-second video, post it, and have your friends add to …

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Trevor Noah to replace Jon Stewart on The Daily Show

Comedian Trevor Noah has been selected to replace Jon Stewart the satirical news program, The Daily Show, Comedy Central announced on Monday. “Trevor Noah is an enormous talent. He has an insightful and unique point of view, and most importantly, is wickedly funny,” Comedy Central president Michele Ganeless said in a statement. “We set out to find a fresh voice who can speak to our audience …

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Official EVIT Statement

Media contact: CeCe Todd, (480) 461-4032 An adult student working at Bistro 13, a restaurant operated by the East Valley Institute of Technology, who was shot on Wednesday morning had injuries that were not life-threatening and has been treated and released from the hospital. The shooting at Bistro 13 was one of several shootings in West Mesa that started across …

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Disney has officially announced ‘Frozen 2’

In one of the biggest non-surprises of the decade, it was officially announced today that Frozen 2is in the works at Walt Disney Animation Studios with the first film’s directors, Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee, and producer Peter Del Vecho returning. The news was announced at Disney’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders this morning by Bob Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney …

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Gigantic Alligator Taking over Greens at Florida Golf Course

What Floridians are not used to seeing, are dinosaurs from the late Cretaceous period taking up residence three feet from the hole. According to a report from WPTV in West Palm Beach, this appeared to be the way of things at a golf course in Englewood, Florida, over the weekend, where images have emerged of a monstrous alligator stalking the greens …

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