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Weekend guide: Here are the biggest events around the Valley for June 24-26

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Arizona's political leaders react to Supreme Court abortion ruling

Many of Arizona's political leaders at the state and federal levels shared their reactions to the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade on Friday.
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Legally Speaking: Abortion no longer a constitutional right, states to make decision

Roe and Casey are overturned. There is no longer a constitutional right to abortion. However, the question of whether an abortion is legal has reverted back to the states for each of them to decide on their own.
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Kevin Stone

What does Roe v. Wade reversal mean for Arizona abortion law?

Now that the Supreme Court has put abortion law authority in the hands of the states, what does it mean for Arizona?
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Arizona legislators push final bills as adjournment looms

The Arizona Legislature was moving Thursday night to vote on a flurry of bills lawmakers need to clear off their desks so they can adjourn for the year.
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2 children die in street-sweeper crash at I-10, Loop 101 in West Valley

Two children were killed and their mother seriously injured early Friday on a West Valley freeway when the street sweeper she was driving crashed off an overhead ramp.
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Arizona State Fair announces opening date for 2022 event

People who love the Arizona State Fair and all it has to offer, from rides and performances to the crazy food, can now mark their calendars for the 2022 event.

Arizona Health

Brenda Donovan was 12 when her mother was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease, and by her senior ...
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Advocates spotlight hidden struggles of young caregivers

As America grows older, more people are becoming caregivers to a loved one in need – including young people thrust into a role for which they have little training or support.
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Kevin Stone

Vitalant puts out a call for Phoenix-area donors to address critical blood shortage

With supplies low and hundreds of appointments across metro Phoenix unfilled, Vitalant put out a call Tuesday for donors to address a critical blood shortage.
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Ironwood Cancer & Research Centers to begin work on new Goodyear facility

Ironwood Cancer & Research Centers announced Monday the groundbreaking of its new health care facility in Goodyear. 
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Luke Forstner

Summer heat poses major risk for people experiencing homelessness in Valley

Arizona’s brutal summer temperatures leave people experiencing homelessness at high risk and many of them in desperate need of care.
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Fire crews big wheel female hiker down mountain in Glendale

An adult woman was hospitalized in Glendale Saturday morning after having difficulty breathing while on a hike, authorities said. 
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Kevin Stone

More than half of Arizona's counties at medium or high COVID-19 community level

With COVID-19 cases on the rise, more than half of Arizona’s 15 counties are now at medium or high community levels, according to the CDC.

ArizonaSports.com

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Jake Anderson

Tigers SS Javier Baez’s grand slam gives Diamondbacks 4th straight loss

The Tigers only needed one swing of the bat to get enough runs to beat the D-backs 5-1 in front of 22,064 fans at Chase Field on Friday.
Kyler Murray #1 of the Arizona Cardinals looks on before the game against the Los Angeles Rams in t...
Arizona Sports

Athletes react to Supreme Court’s decision on abortion

Athletes from Arizona and around the country poured their thoughts into social media on the Roe v. Wade decision.
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Jake Anderson

D-backs OF Alek Thomas making early case for NL Rookie of the Year

One of the bright spots for the D-backs this season has been the ascension of OF Alek Thomas, who is making a case for NL Rookie of the Year.
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Wills Rice

Former Cardinals C A.Q. Shipley thinks offense needs to find identity

"For (Kyler) the next step is just grabbing everyone around him, whether he just needs one play and everyone will look to him," Shipley said.
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Tyler Drake

Important NFL dates to remember and how they impact Arizona Cardinals

A look at the important league dates to circle on your calendar and how they relate to the Arizona Cardinals' roster decisions.
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Nikash Nath

Kyle Soelle, Jordan Clark ready to lead new faces for ASU football

ASU junior CB Jordan Clark and senior captain LB Kyle Soelle are expected to lead a Sun Devils defensive that'll have many new faces in 2022.

Arizona Business

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Kevin Stone

Mixed-use project near State Farm Stadium dubbed 'District at Sportsman’s Park, Glendale'

A planned mixed-used development in the shadow of State Farm Stadium will be known as “District at Sportsman’s Park, Glendale.”
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Danny Shapiro

Phoenix gas station owner unsure how long he can keep price at $4.99 a gallon

A Phoenix gas station owner who has been thrust into the spotlight for his decision to keep gas prices at $4.99 a gallon isn't sure how much longer that will last.
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Arizona High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area brings awareness to fentanyl use in the Valley

KTAR's Community Spotlight this month focus on Shelly Mowrey and the drug use prevention programs she's developed over the past 20 years during her time at Arizona High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area.
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Blockbuster films series begins this weekend at Orpheum Theatre in Phoenix

Film lovers across the Valley will soon be able to see blockbuster movies for a limited time at the summer series event hosted by the historic Orpheum Theatre in Phoenix.
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SuElen Rivera

Real estate development firm closes on sale of $130M industrial building in Buckeye

A real estate development firm said Wednesday it closed on the sale of a $130 million industrial building in Buckeye. 
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Colton Krolak

New Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport concourse offers local shops, artwork and technology

A new $310 million concourse opened Monday at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and it offers travelers much more than just eight additional gates for Southwest Airlines.

United States

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Associated Press

Group asks for living wages, labor rights for 2026 World Cup

With this year’s World Cup in Qatar clouded by labor and human rights issues, there’s a push for the North American cities awarded games for the 2026 tournament to commit to livable wages, equitable hiring and worker protection. The Dignity 2026 coalition has brought together groups including the AFL-CIO, Human Rights Watch and the Independent […]
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Army Guard troops risk dismissal as vaccine deadline looms

WASHINGTON (AP) — Up to 40,000 Army National Guard soldiers across the country — or about 13% of the force — have not yet gotten the mandated COVID-19 vaccine, and as the deadline for shots looms, at least 14,000 of them have flatly refused and could be forced out of the service. Guard soldiers have […]
Karen Sloan said she's a registered Republican who backs abortion rights, Friday, June 24, 2022 in ...
Associated Press

Dems hope to harness outrage, sadness after abortion ruling

YARDLEY, Pa. (AP) — The shock quickly turned to sadness for Victoria Lowe. The 37-year-old lawyer, working outside a cafe in suburban Bucks County, Pennsylvania, said she couldn’t believe the Supreme Court stripped away the constitutional right to abortion that women have had her entire life. She started to cry. “I don’t understand how they […]
Associated Press

Today in History: June 25, Anne Frank's diary published

Today in History Today is Saturday, June 25, the 176th day of 2022. There are 189 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 25, 1876, Lt. Col. Colonel George A. Custer and his 7th Cavalry were wiped out by Sioux and Cheyenne Indians in the Battle of the Little Bighorn in […]
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Graduating Uvalde High School class remembers slain children

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Almost 300 high school seniors received their diplomas Friday in Uvalde in the shadow of the massacre of 19 elementary school students and two teachers one month earlier. The 288 red-gowned Uvalde High School seniors sat in 100-degree heat at the school stadium on the one-month anniversary of the mass shootings. […]
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'General Hospital' sweeps supporting nods at Daytime Emmys

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Two “General Hospital” actors have won supporting honors at the Daytime Emmy Awards. Kelly Thiebaud plays Dr. Britt Westbourne and Jeff Kober portrays Cyrus Renault on the ABC drama. A gleeful Thiebaud won on her first nomination Friday night. “I cannot believe this. I am so shocked,” she said. “My brother, […]

Arizona Education

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Arizona House Republicans back universal school voucher expansion

Republicans in the Arizona House approved a massive expansion of the state's private school voucher program Wednesday, voting to allow any of the state's 1.1 million public school students to apply to use public money to attend private schools.
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Arizona Legislature begins hearings on state budget plan as deadline looms

The Republican-controlled Arizona Legislature began hearings Tuesday on a long-delayed state budget plan, which is short of votes and without a clear path to the finish line ahead of the July 1 deadline.
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Associated Press

Arizona House panel OKs voucher expansion tied to new school cash

Republicans in the Arizona House on Wednesday pushed ahead with their new plan for a universal expansion of the state's private school voucher program that they have tied to new funding for schools in an effort to prevent a voter referendum.

Arizona Technology

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Taylor Tasler

100 Club of Arizona unveils apps to help first responders with mental health issues

After a rough couple of years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 100 Club of Arizona is hoping to give back to the state's first responders by unveiling an app to deal with mental health issues.
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Kim Komando

5 clever ways to use Echo and Alexa that you'll wish you knew sooner

Let's jump into five smart ways smart assistant Alexa can enhance your life, starting with your home's security.
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Kim Komando

Money-saving secret cable and internet providers don't want you to know

If you’re heading off for a long trip, spending time in a seasonal home or otherwise away, here’s a smart way to save money: Pause your cable and internet.

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Most plumbing problems can be fixed with regular maintenance

Instead of waiting for a problem to happen, experts suggest getting a head start on your plumbing maintenance.
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Vaccines are safe if you are pregnant or breastfeeding

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Update your child’s vaccines before kindergarten

So, your little one starts kindergarten soon. How exciting! You still have a few months before the school year starts, so now’s the time to make sure students-to-be have the vaccines needed to stay safe as they head into a new chapter of life.
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Tips to lower your energy bill in the Arizona heat

Does your summer electric bill make you groan? Are you looking for effective ways to reduce your bill?