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EVIT Gives Students Skills for Life

The skills Danielle Panessa learned at the East Valley Institute of Technology have been the gift that keeps giving. In her last two years at Mesa’s Red Mountain High School, Danielle was also enrolled in the Human Anatomy & Physiology for Medical Careers program and Nursing Assistant program at EVIT. In 2011, she passed her state certified nursing assistant exams …

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Best Buy Black Friday Early Access for everyone: Pebble from $80, Roku Stick $40, Beats Studio $200, and more

Yesterday Best Buy allowed its Elite and Elite Plus members to snag select Black Friday deals early. Now, Best Buy has afforded the rest of us common folks with that same benefit. This special sale is only available online via this direct link. Choose from 20 different deals on a variety of different technology products. To get the Black Friday pricing …

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Katy Perry will play Super Bowl XLIX halftime show

It’s official. Katy Perry will headline the Super Bowl XLIX halftime show, the NFL announced Sunday night. This continues a recent trend in which the NFL looks for younger acts, like Bruno Mars last February. Perry holds some promise; she’s already rocked on a football show this season: ESPN’s “College Gameday.” In that appearance early last month, Perry addressed earlier …

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Students tweet unsavory school lunches with hashtag #ThanksMichelleObama

Students’ photos of grotesque mystery meats and mush served up as school lunches are making waves on Twitter thanks to their shared hashtag: #ThanksMichelleObama. The sarcastic teenage rebellion of the First Lady’s push for healthier, balanced school meals led to a collection of unsavory-looking meals including a questionable pouring of “Spanish rice” and a gooey round scoop of “baked beans.” …

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