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Overnight rail single-tracking in downtown Phoenix

  Rome wasn’t built in a day and neither is our South Central Extension/Downtown Hub project. Pardon our progress as we continue to build and expand our light rail system. Starting Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021 through April 15, 2022, there will be single tracking in the downtown Phoenix area due to construction. Single tracking will take place Sunday-Friday from 11 p.m.-5…

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FDA Permits Marketing of E-Cigarette Products, Marking First Authorization of Its Kind by the Agency

Agency Also Denies Applications for Flavored Products for Failing to Demonstrate that Marketing of These Products Would Be Appropriate for the Protection of Public Health Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it has authorized the marketing of three new tobacco products, marking the first set of electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) products ever to be authorized by the FDA through…

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NASA Sets Landing Coverage for Russian Cosmonaut, Actress, Producer

  NASA will provide complete coverage as three space travelers living aboard the International Space Station, including a Russian actress and her producer-director, return to Earth just after midnight on Sunday, Oct. 17.   Russian cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy of Roscosmos will be at the controls of the Soyuz MS-18 spacecraft, flanked by Russian actress Yulia Peresild and Russian producer-director Klim…

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NASA’s Webb Space Telescope Arrives in French Guiana After Sea Voyage

  NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope successfully arrived in French Guiana Tuesday, after a 16-day journey at sea. The 1,500-mile voyage took Webb from California through the Panama Canal to Port de Pariacabo on the Kourou River in French Guiana, on the northeastern coast of South America.   The world’s largest and most complex space science observatory will now be…

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Our Heritage, Our Planet Film Week Announces 2021 Films

Films Will Highlight the Intersection of People of Color, Culture and the Environment Today, Hispanic Access Foundation announced the full selection of films being shown during Our Heritage, Our Planet Film Week. Featuring 29 films, the virtual festival will celebrate life through the stories of Latino, Black, Indigenous and other people of color with roots in nature – learning, experiencing, and…

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