Amtrak Expansion Would Include New Arizona Routes

by on April 2, 2021 0

Amtrak could soon be making it easier for travelers to take train trips out of Phoenix and Tucson. The new, planned service from Phoenix or Tucson could take you directly to several cities in southern California. From there you could connect to Las Vegas. Amtrak says, “With a growing and diverse population, a global...

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Six Arizona Men Arrested During Undercover Child Sex Crimes Investigation

by on April 1, 2021 0

In a joint investigation with the state attorney general’s office and Homeland Security Investigations, the Mesa Police Department announced the arrest of six men during a recent child sex crimes undercover operation. In the investigations named “Operation Leather Mitt,” the operation targeted child sex crime offenders and human trafficking. Officers tracked and engaged on...

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Arizona Science Professor to be Passenger on SpaceX Flight

by on March 31, 2021 0

A billionaire’s private SpaceX flight filled its two remaining seats Tuesday with a Phoenix scientist-teacher and a data engineer whose college friend actually won a spot but gave him the prize. The new passengers: Sian Proctor, a community college geoscience professor, and Chris Sembroski, a former Air Force missileman from Everett, Washington. They will...

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$50 Million in Refunds Sent by FTC to University of Phoenix Students Due to Deceptive Ads

by on March 29, 2021 0

The Federal Trade Commission is sending payments totaling nearly $50 million to more than 147,000 University of Phoenix students, alleging they may have been lured into enrolling in the for-profit university based on deceptive advertisements. This move follows the U.S. Department of Education’s cancellation of student loan debt for about 72,000 students of the...

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Vice President Kamala Harris Will Lead U.S. Efforts to Stem Migration at the Border

by on March 25, 2021 0

As the Biden administration grapples with the growing number of unaccompanied migrant children at the border, Vice President Kamala Harris will lead U.S. efforts to stem migration, President Joe Biden announced Wednesday. Harris will work on establishing a partnership with Mexico and the northern triangle of Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador. “There’s no question...

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