Arizona Universities Team Up To Addresses Police, Firefighter Recruitment and Retention Challenges

by on March 27, 2023 0

Through a new Arizona Board of Regents’ Community Grant, Arizona police and firefighting agencies will be better equipped in the future to address recruitment and retention of officers and firefighters – a challenge that has prompted statewide workforce shortages for these essential public safety jobs. This is the first Regents’ Community Grant launched by...

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FTC Proposes Rule Provision Making it Easier for Consumers to “Click to Cancel” Recurring Subscriptions and Memberships

by on March 23, 2023 0

The Federal Trade Commission today proposed a “click to cancel” provision requiring sellers to make it as easy for consumers to cancel their enrollment as it was to sign up. That is just one of several significant updates the Commission is proposing to its rules regarding subscriptions and recurring payments. The new click to...

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UArizona Researchers Launch The Great Arizona Tick Check 

by on March 22, 2023 0

Information provided from UArizona As spring blooms across much of the state, University of Arizona researchers are encouraging the public to check for ticks and contribute to an important community health effort. Think about ticks and what comes to mind? Perhaps red bull’s-eyes, Lyme disease and the eastern United States, but Arizona is home...

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CPSC Report Finds 37 Percent Spike in Child Poisoning Deaths in 2021

by on March 20, 2023 0

Unintentional pediatric poisoning deaths spiked 37 percent in 2021, with 59 children under five years old losing their lives after gaining access to prescribed or illicit drugs. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) encourages consumers to safeguard their families, especially those more vulnerable, from poisonings by taking control of potentially harmful household products,...

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FCC Adopts Its First Rules Focused On Scam Texting

by on March 17, 2023 0

On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission adopted its first regulations specifically targeting the increasing problem of scam text messages sent to consumers.  The new rules will require mobile service providers to block certain robotext messages that are highly likely to be illegal.  Today’s action also seeks input on further regulatory actions the Commission can...

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Uber Launches Digital Cartop Advertising For Phoenix-Area Small Businesses

by on March 16, 2023 0

Uber offering locally-owned businesses a way to help expand reach to their customer base. On Wednesday, Uber launched a self-service platform on more than 3,500 vehicles in seven markets nationwide — including Phoenix, that allows small- and medium-sized businesses to create flexible mobile advertising campaigns.  A new digital cartop advertising platform is now available...

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