Streetcar is now open in Tempe

All aboard the Valley’s first modern streetcar! Passenger service on Valley Metro Streetcar began in Tempe at 10 a.m. today after a ribbon-cutting ceremony featuring local leaders and elected officials. The three-mile streetcar route will take riders to major employment centers, entertainment and event destinations, historic neighborhoods and connect to the regional transit network. “We are so pleased to help…

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FDA Flexibilities to Yield Millions of Cans of Additional Infant Formula in Coming Months to Increase Supply Available to U.S. Consumers

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Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is providing an update on steps it has taken that will lead to millions of cans of additional infant and specialty formula being available to U.S. consumers. “We continue to do everything in our power as part of the all-of-government efforts to ensure there’s adequate infant formula available wherever and whenever parents and…

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Despite National and Global Uncertainties, Education Savings Remains Top of Mind for Americans, Edward Jones Finds

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11th annual survey finds nearly half of Americans do not believe they are saving enough for education ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Despite weathering a pandemic and rising inflation, a majority of Americans (55%) say the current socio-economic conditions in the country have not changed their opinions on the importance of saving for higher education. This is according to an annual 529 awareness…

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Paramount+ Takes To The Skies At Vivid Sydney 2022

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Paramount+ Partners With Vivid Sydney 2022 To Bring The Southern-Hemisphere’s Biggest Ever Drone Light Show, Down Under. SYDNEY, May 23, 2022 ( – It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s 600 drones set to light up Sydney Harbour this May! Paramount+ is buzzing with excitement, to be taking to the skies on Sunday, 29 May (AEST) to deliver audiences the Southern…

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Infectious Disease Doctor Answers Questions About the Monkeypox Virus

The growing concern of recent outbreaks of the rare monkeypox virus reported in the U.S. and abroad have health authorities monitoring transmission rates and keeping a close eye on the emerging issue. Charles Schleupner, a professor of internal medicine who specializes in infectious disease at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, says he does not anticipate the virus becoming…

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U.S. News Reveals the 2022-2023 Best Vacations Rankings

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Scenic areas, national parks and international locations top the lists. WASHINGTON  /PRNewswire/ — U.S. News & World Report, publisher of Best Hotels, Best Cruise Lines and Best Travel Rewards Programs, today released its annual rankings of the Best Vacation Destinations. The new rankings highlight the World’s Best Places to Visit, as well as region-specific lists like the Best Places to Visit in the USA and niche lists like the Best Small…

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What Women Need to Know About Stroke Risks

(Family Features) It may not be widely known that women face unique risk factors for stroke throughout their lifetime. Things like pregnancy, preeclampsia and chronic stress can increase the risk for high blood pressure, a leading cause of stroke. Cardiovascular disease, including stroke, is the leading cause of death among women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

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The J. M. Smucker Co. Issues Voluntary Recall of Select Jif® Products Sold in the U.S. for Potential Salmonella Contamination

ORRVILLE, Ohio /PRNewswire/ — The J. M. Smucker Co. is recalling select Jif® peanut butter products sold in the U.S. due to potential Salmonella contamination. Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In…

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5 Ways to Celebrate Your Dog

(Family Features) The past 14 dog years (two human years) have been tough on nearly everyone but the unwavering support of essential companions – dogs – has helped make it a little bit easier. Pet parents owe a lot to their furry friends for always being there and helping them get through the hard times – whether they’re putting smiles…

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