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

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Democratic Arizona gubernatorial Hobbs vows to protect women, providers following abortion ruling

Hours after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, ending almost 50 years of constitutional protections for abortions, Arizona candidate for governor Katie Hobbs vowed to protect women and health care providers if elected in this November's election.
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Arizona to get $52K in settlement with Carnival Cruise Line over data breach

Arizona will receive just over $52,000 as part of a multistate settlement with Carnival Cruise Line over a data breach.
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Scottsdale Community College launching new pharmacy tech training program

Scottsdale Community College announced this week the launch of a pharmacy technician training program.
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KTAR News celebrates 100th anniversary with first pitch, national anthem at Diamondbacks game

KTAR News 92.3 FM (KTAR) celebrated its 100th anniversary of being the Trusted Voice of the Valley with throwing the first pitch and singing the national anthem at the Diamondbacks game on Friday.
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Danny Shapiro

Women's health providers in Arizona halting abortions following Supreme Court ruling

Some women's health providers in Arizona are halting abortions following Friday's Supreme Court ruling that stripped away constitutional protections for women and left decisions on their legality to the states.
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Man arrested after police find his photo on slain Glendale woman's cellphone

Police have made an arrest in the fatal shooting of a Glendale woman who photographed the suspect before her death.

Arizona Health

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SuElen Rivera

Democratic Arizona gubernatorial Hobbs vows to protect women, providers following abortion ruling

Hours after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, ending almost 50 years of constitutional protections for abortions, Arizona candidate for governor Katie Hobbs vowed to protect women and health care providers if elected in this November's election.
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KTAR.com

Scottsdale Community College launching new pharmacy tech training program

Scottsdale Community College announced this week the launch of a pharmacy technician training program.
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Danny Shapiro

Women's health providers in Arizona halting abortions following Supreme Court ruling

Some women's health providers in Arizona are halting abortions following Friday's Supreme Court ruling that stripped away constitutional protections for women and left decisions on their legality to the states.
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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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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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D-backs drop 5th straight with loss to Tigers: ‘These are grinding times’

The Tigers took a 6-3 lead in the sixth inning Saturday night, and the D-backs never got the game-tying run to the plate.
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Skylar Diggins-Smith hits clutch 3 to give Mercury win over Wings

Skylar Diggins-Smith scored 26 points and Phoenix beat the Dallas Wings 83-72 on Saturday in the Mercury's first game without Tina Charles.
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Alex Weiner

D-backs striving for more consistency at the plate, better results with RISP

Hitting coach Joe Mather said the D-backs have had stretches when they kept the line moving effectively and consistency is the next step.
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Wills Rice

Bleacher Report’s Rymer details potential trades for D-backs’ Bumgarner

D-backs' Bumgarner has drawn attention due to not only his play this season, but phenomenal resume throughout his postseason career.
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Arizona Sports

Bipartisan resolution passed by US House to push for Mercury C Brittney Griner’s release

The U.S. House passed Rep. Greg Stanton's bipartisan resolution calling on the Russian government to release Mercury center Brittney Griner.
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Arizona Sports

Mercury, former WNBA MVP Tina Charles agree to contract divorce

The Phoenix Mercury and former WNBA MVP Tina Charles have agreed to a contract divorce effective immediately, the team announced.

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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KTAR.com

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

EXPLAINER: Why Germany is pushing for a 'climate club'

BERLIN (AP) — Germany is hosting this year’s meeting of leaders from the Group of Seven leading economies in the Bavarian resort of Elmau. Before the invasion of Ukraine by Russia triggered a cascade of crises over food, energy and international security, the main focus of the meeting was meant to be on climate change. […]
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BET Awards return Sunday with Doja Cat as leading nominee

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The BET Awards return Sunday with a live show that could see Doja Cat, Drake and Ari Lennox snag some trophies. Doja Cat enters the show as the leading nominee with six. The chart-topping performer is up for best female R&B-pop artist, best female hip-hop artist, album of the year for […]
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Biden, G-7 leaders huddle on energy, inflation, Ukraine war

ELMAU, Germany (AP) — President Joe Biden and his Group of Seven allies will huddle Sunday on strategies to secure energy supplies and tackle inflation, aiming to keep the fallout from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine from splintering the global coalition working to punish Moscow. Biden arrived in Germany’s picturesque Bavarian alps early Sunday morning for […]
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Today in History: June 26, first Harry Potter book published

Today in History Today is Sunday, June 26, the 177th day of 2022. There are 188 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 26, 1945, the charter of the United Nations was signed by 50 countries in San Francisco. On this date: In 1917, the first troops of the American Expeditionary […]
Associated Press

Rep. Mary Miller calls Roe decision 'victory for white life'

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Rep. Mary Miller of Illinois, speaking at a rally Saturday night with former President Donald Trump, called the Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade a “victory for white life.” Miller’s spokesman said the Illinois Republican had intended to say the decision was a victory for a “right to life.” […]
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Associated Press

Dueling narratives of Arizona protests ended with tear gas

PHOENIX (AP) — Protests outside the Arizona Capitol over the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade that ended with a volley of tear gas were variously described Saturday as either peaceful or driven by anarchists intent on destruction. Republican Senate President Karen Fann issued a news release describing it as a thwarted […]

Arizona Education

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KTAR.com

Scottsdale Community College launching new pharmacy tech training program

Scottsdale Community College announced this week the launch of a pharmacy technician training program.
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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.

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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Carla Berg, MHS, Deputy Director, Public Health Services, Arizona Department of Health Services

Vaccines are safe if you are pregnant or breastfeeding

Are you pregnant? Do you have a friend or loved one who’s expecting?
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Carla Berg, MHS, Deputy Director, Public Health Services, Arizona Department of Health Services

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?