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Crying Indian, TV ad, Keep America Beautiful, anti-litter campaign, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, Cherokee,Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community
Feb 27, 2023

Rights to ‘Crying Indian’ ad to go to Native American group

Since its debut in 1971, an anti-pollution ad showing a man in Native American attire shed a single tear at the sight of smokestacks and litter taking over a once unblemished landscape has become an indelible piece of TV pop culture. But now a Native American advocacy group that was given the rights to the long-parodied public service announcement is retiring it, saying it has always been inapprop[...]

snowpack, Colorado River, drought, Arizona, Colorado, California, Rocky Mountains
Jan 30, 2023

Rain, snow won’t be enough to end West’s drought

The West has been slammed by wet weather this winter: An “atmospheric river” has pummeled California with weeks of heavy rain and the Rocky Mountains are getting buried with snow. That’s good news for the Colorado River, but climate scientists say the 40 million people who use the river’s water should take the good news with a grain of salt.

Oct 15, 2015

Ducey picks former Colorado State, Thunderbird president for Board of Regents

Gov. Doug Ducey made his first appointment to the Arizona Board of Regents, selecting Dr. Larry Penley, the former president of Colorado State University and the Thunderbird School of Global Management.

Mar 31, 2014

UA vet school money yet to materialize

Plans to create a veterinary school at the University of Arizona have hit a roadblock as state lawmakers approved just enough money to tease the idea but not enough to actually make it happen.