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Crop of the Week: Grapes - THE YUMA SUN
• Yuma County grape acreage is primarily devoted to table grapes; little or no wine grape acreage is found in the region. • In acreage, wine grapes rank No. 1 among all crops planted worldwide. Vineyards exist in all 50 states in the U.S.
Garza wins award for business success - THE YUMA SUN
Tomcat Electric was cleared for launch in 2007 when its owner, Michael Garza, was at a low-point in his life. On March 29, the company, earning revenue of $5 million in 2014, was one of 12 businesses statewide presented with an Arizona Small Business ...
Yuma Ag and You: Warm days, cool nights great for seedlings' development - THE YUMA SUN
Spring weather is always unpredictable! Wind, heat, cold or stormy, we have it all. For those driving Highway 95 east of Yuma the last few weeks, the crops are significantly different from those grown in January through March. There are mostly fields of ...
Outdoors Column: State files motions to protect interest in wolf recovery - THE YUMA SUN
Arizona files motions to protect state’s interest in Mexican wolf recovery, as posted in current Wildlife News: “The state of Arizona, on behalf of the Arizona Game and Fish Department, today filed two motions aimed at protecting the state’s interest ...
Matadors sweep South Mountain, clinch playoff berth - THE YUMA SUN
Matt Higgins’ two-out single with the bases loaded in the 12th inning sent the Arizona Western baseball team into the postseason. Central Arizona — which trailed the Matadors by one game in the standings with two games left in the regular season ...
Flames beat Canucks 7-4 to advance in Stanley Cup playoffs - THE YUMA SUN
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — The Calgary Flames never blinked after falling into a quick 3-0 hole — and the Sea of Red never stopped cheering. "What about the crowd?" Flames coach Bob Hartley said. "The crowd never left us. We were down 3-zip and we felt ...
Escobar's HR leads Twins' balanced 8-5 win over Seattle - THE YUMA SUN
SEATTLE (AP) — Eduardo Escobar hit a solo home run and six other Minnesota Twins drove in at least one run in a collective 8-5 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night. Eduardo Nunez had two hits and two RBIs and seven Twins scored a run.
Warriors complete sweep with 109-98 win over Pelicans - THE YUMA SUN
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Stephen Curry hit six 3-pointers during a 39-point night, and the Golden State Warriors cruised to 109-98 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday, completing a sweep of their first-round playoff series. Klay Thompson added 25 ...
Simmons homer leads rally in Braves' 5-2 win over Phillies - THE YUMA SUN
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Andrelton Simmons led off the seventh inning with a homer, sparking a rally that helped the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-2 on Saturday night. The Braves scored three runs in the seventh and chased David Buchanan (0 ...
San Luis street improvements nearly done - THE YUMA SUN
SAN LUIS, Ariz. – With repaving having begun on Main Street, a road improvement program in the city's downtown is 85 percent complete and is on schedule to be competed at the end of June, a spokesman for the Arizona Department of Transportation says.
Wozniacki vs Kerber in Porsche Grand Prix final - THE YUMA SUN
STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki will play Angelique Kerber in the final of the Porsche Grand Prix after they won their semifinals in contrasting fashion on Saturday. Wozniacki beat second-seeded Simona Halep 7-5, 5-7, 6-2, while home ...
Beckham breaks tie in 8th inning, Rays beat Blue Jays 4-2 - THE YUMA SUN
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tim Beckham hit a tiebreaking double during a three-run eighth inning and the Tampa Bay Rays won their fourth straight game by beating the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 on Saturday night. James Loney got the Rays even at 2 with a ...
Yuma City Council accused of breaking meetings law - THE YUMA SUN
City of Yuma officials are denying any wrongdoing as the Arizona Attorney General's Office investigates 10 complaints alleging open meetings law violations by the City Council and staff. "Any time we're contacted about a potential violation, we take it ...
Golf Capsules - THE YUMA SUN
AVONDALE, La. (AP) — Erik Compton birdied four of six holes after a nearly six-hour rain delay Saturday, giving the two-time heart transplant recipient a share of the lead with Jason Day early in the third round of the rain-plagued Zurich Classic.
Clinton should be prosecuted, not president - THE YUMA SUN
Despite the best efforts of the mainstream media to keep details under wraps, virtually everyone knows by now about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email account on a private server to conduct official government business.