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Glynco, Georgia - A class of Spanish students made history Friday at a federal training center in coastal Georgia by becoming the first Europeans to complete the International Taskforce Agent Training (ITAT) program, hosted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
Yuma, Arizona - Some pain relief medications can be as addictive as heroin and are rife with deadly side effects. Every day, 46 people in the U.S. die from legal pain pills and for each death, more than 30 people are admitted to an emergency room because of opioid complications. Consumer Reports has taken a close look at the dangers of prescription and over-the-counter painkillers and is calling on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to do more to make these drugs safer.
San Luis, Arizona - Beginning Tuesday, August 5th, Laura Del Villar from Campesinos Sin Fronteras will offer weekly “Family First” parenting classes in Spanish at the San Luis Library. Topics include social pressure, violence, and drug and alcohol use. Parents, grandparents, and caregivers of children ages 3 to 18 are welcome.
Yuma, Arizona - On Saturday, August 2nd and 16th, the Heritage Library will offer basic computer classes in Spanish. There is no charge to attend.
Yuma, Arizona - Do you have an idea for Arizona’s next great novel? The 2015 OneBook AZ Goes Digital eBook Writing Competition will be accepting submissions for children’s, teens, and adult manuscripts from October 1 - October 14. One title from each category will be featured in the statewide OneBookAZ community read program, sponsored by the Arizona Center for the Book, and the authors will tour the state in support of the program.
Yuma, Arizona - The Foothills Library Book Club will meet Saturday, August 9th, at 10:00 a.m. to discuss The Book Thief by Markus Zusak. All are welcome to attend.
Washington, DC - A new staff report issued by the Federal Trade Commission finds that many mobile apps for use in shopping do not provide consumers with important information – such as how the apps manage payment-related disputes or handle consumer data – prior to download.
Yuma, Arizona (NAPSI) - Here’s food for thought: Three new cookbooks can help you enjoy great taste and good health at the same time.