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Domestic violence shelters are critically important services, and victims often require support at all hours of the day. New Life Center, Arizona’s largest domestic violence shelter, launched a 24-hour mobile hotline this summer.

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Trumpet player Dan Reed and pianist Nicole Pesce will share the spotlight in a Bellevue Heights Church concert at 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20.

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In honor of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, the GFWC Glendale Woman’s Club hosted a Suffrage Centennial Mini Museum and play reading Aug. 26 at its Glendale clubhouse.

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As social distancing and isolation continue throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, many states across the country are reporting an increase in reported drug overdoses and suicides, including Arizona.

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The Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences named Mike Harris one of its Silver Circle Society members. He will be honored at this year’s virtual Rocky Mountain Emmys Sept. 19.

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To the old saying, “You can’t win if you don’t play,” it can be added: “… and if you don’t claim your prize.”

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Though he started overseeing a district with over 37,000 students and more than 4,000 staff in the middle of a pandemic, Dr. Jason Reynolds is confident in the work he and his team plan to do.

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Though the young students were not able to fully experience the college’s Glendale labs and campus, a July 13-17 virtual version of Midwestern University’s annual Health Careers Institute provided an opportunity to explore a variety of health professions.

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As an events and entertainment company, Steve LeVine Entertainment & Public Relations was hit by the coronavirus pandemic—and hit hard.

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Penny Perkins saved up and bought her first home for her and her three boys in February of this year. They were ecstatic to have their own pool, and she began looking for a pool fence right away. 

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Black Bottom Lighters singer Ryan Stilwell just wants to provide for his family. He knows he’s not different from anyone else, but he tells the story differently than others. 

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For many people who are deaf or hard of hearing, lip reading, facial expressions and body language are vital to communication, but protective face masks and remote work and school meant to slow the spread of COVID-19 have made it more difficult.

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Those planning to cool off with a trip to Lake Pleasant should be ready for a few changes.

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A Glendale resident who is the assistant director of the Maricopa County Department of Human Services is one of six women slated to be honored for their leadership by the Arizona chapter of an international women’s organization.

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Lorraine Zomok sees baking and cooking as therapy. When she was being treated for head and neck cancer, she wrapped herself in the warmth of cooking shows. Throughout the pandemic, meticulously making meals got her through the day.  

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Employees and first responders at Abrazo Health locations across the Valley will be treated to free meals from local food trucks this week courtesy of Ball Corporation.

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Keith Haring’s bright, graffiti-like art is well known around the world. But a local woman tossed a Haring painting aside, saying it wasn’t her taste, when it was given to her. 

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Springtime is nearing its end and the weather soon will be heating up. Everyone should be outside in the sunshine.

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Cold Beers and Cheeseburgers has been committed to the community since its first store opened. With the COVID-19 pandemic, it is expanding its outreach with Cold Beers Cares.

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, donations have been keeping nonprofit organizations like TheaterWorks alive during an arts “intermission.”

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We are in uncharted territory right now with uncertainty all around us. The stay-at-home order recently implemented in Arizona and social distancing have made it extremely difficult to maintain relationships with friends and family, stay active and ultimately find things to keep ourselves busy.

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Homie, a real estate tech disruptor that operates in the greater Phoenix area, has partnered with the Valley of the Sun United Way (VSUW) to help provide relief to those most impacted by coronavirus through the COVID-19 Relief Fund.

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The nonprofit arts group WHAM is breaking out the cardstock and craft scissors as a part of their new Cards for Seniors campaign. 

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Now that most of us are working and learning from home, you may notice that some websites may be a bit slow to load and you may experience intermittent buffering when streaming video.  

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To show social distancing does not have to be devoid of culture, West Valley Arts is going virtual, creating virtual tours and full access to the gallery online.

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Springtime is here and the weather is finally cooperating for all your outdoor activities. Everyone should be outside in the sunshine. 

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While some Valley grocery store shelves are stripped bare daily as COVID-19 panics shoppers, many smaller specialty and gourmet shops in the West Valley remain open and fully stocked.

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Two weeks ago, students in the West Valley went on spring break, but the rising concerns of COVID-19 prevented the normal resumption of classes as Gov. Doug Ducey ordered all schools closed until April 10.

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Thousands of wild horses and burros roam across millions of acres of public land in 10 Western states, including Arizona. The Bureau of Land Management, which manages these herds, estimated last year there are 88,000 animals – more than three times as many as there should be.