Mexico City’s subway is turning 50. It's one of the largest in the world — and one of the most peculiar ones. In this series, we’ll explore the Metro's secrets and the lessons it could bring to U.S. cities like Phoenix, where rail systems are small or non-existent.
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Uber and Lyft now pay a $2.66 fee when they pick passengers at Sky Harbor Airport terminals. The Phoenix City Council voted for a proposal from Sky Harbor officials to increase the fee to $4 in 2020, and gradually to $5 in 2024.
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UA Approved To Open State’s 1st Public Veterinary College
The University of Arizona has received approval to establish the state’s first public College of Veterinary Medicine. The college will offer a three-year program with two years of active learning and one year of clinical rotation.
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Hopi Ranger Convicted Of Sexually Assaulting Woman He Arrested
A federal jury convicted a former Hopi law enforcement ranger of sexually assaulting a woman he arrested. A jury found MacKenzie Davis guilty of abusive sexual contact, violating her civil rights and destroying evidence.
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Marshall Islands President Speaks Out On Petersen Case
The government of the Republic of the Marshall Islands says it is pleased with the arrest of Paul Petersen and others in connection with what prosecutors have said was an illegal adoption scheme in multiple states.
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Fountain Hills To Build $18 Mil Dark Sky Discovery Center
Fountain Hills has announced plans to build a 15,000-square-foot International Dark Sky Discovery Center. The $18 million center is slated to open in the town center in 2021 or 2022.
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MAG Conducts Survey On Transportation Safety Concerns
The Maricopa Association of Governments is conducting a survey to get a sense of safety concerns across the Valley.
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Flavored e-cigarettes have hooked millions of teens to nicotine. Now, Juul says it will suspend sales of many flavors. Some call the move too little, too late.
Even With A New Agreement, Brexit Is Not A Done Deal. Here's Why
It looks like a big breakthrough in Britain's long process to leave the European Union, but the saga doesn't end here.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry To Resign
As the country's 14th secretary of energy, Perry leads an agency he once vowed to eliminate. He has emerged as a central figure in the impeachment inquiry of Trump.
Senators Press CFPB To Dig Into Problems With Public Service Student Loan Program
The senators urged the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to do more to examine problems with a troubled loan forgiveness program, citing an investigative story by NPR this week.
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Finding the right medication to treat mental health problems can be a frustrating trial-and-error process. New genetic tests aim to match meds to patients more effectively, but do they really work?