Arizona School Districts Receive Over $2.5 Million in Grants To Prevent School Violence

by on October 24, 2019 0

Two Arizona school districts and the state’s executive office have been awarded more than $2.5 million in federal grants to help prevent school violence. The U.S. Department of Justice announced that it gave over $85 million to school districts, agencies and other groups across the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Tempe Union High School District...

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Toxic Metals Found In Most Baby Food Tested

by on October 21, 2019 0

A new study has found toxic metals in nearly all brands of baby food that were tested. These toxic metals can be damaging to a baby’s brain development. Even the littlest amount can be dangerous. Healthy Babies Bright Futures, an organization that calls itself “an alliance of nonprofit organizations, scientists and donors” that are...

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Robocalls Are 75% Of Complaints For Do Not Call Registry Violations

by on October 18, 2019 0

For many receiving daily unsolicited phone calls are an annoyance. The Federal Trade Commission announced Thursday that robocalls made up nearly three-quarters of complaints from consumers about violations of the National Do Not Call Registry over the past year. In 2019, the biggest complaints received were calls from impostors, which jumped from the third-most...

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Phoenix City Council Approves Airport Ground Transportation Changes

by on October 17, 2019 0

The Phoenix City Council approved amendments on Wednesday to the City Code which will allow Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to adjust fees for ground transportation providers to ensure proper investment in airport infrastructure. The code changes will also increase civil penalties for abandoning a vehicle at the Airport curb and will allow future...

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Millions Of Retiree Checks To Rise Moderately Social Security Says

by on October 11, 2019 0

Millions of retirees will get a 1.6% cost-of-living increase from Social Security in 2020. The increase amounts to $24 a month for the average retired worker, according to estimates released by the Social Security Administration. Following a significant boost this year, the cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA, for 2020 continues its pattern of moderate increase....

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