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Today, 30,000 doses of the swine flu vaccine will be available at 30 elementary schools around the Valley. The shots will be administered by Mollen Immunization Clinics, which will be set up at the schools. Mollen CEO John Roehm said most insurance plans cover the flu shot...The owner of two defunct day spas in the East Valley says he's working on refunding money to hundreds of customers who were unable to receive services they paid for before the businesses closed. Christopher Haws, owner of the short-lived Frespa chain, says the company is liquidating assets and will try to give refunds to around 200 customers...A 17 year-old boy turned himself in to police after the fatal shooting of another teenager over the weekend. Adrian Vasquez turned himself in following the shooting death of 19 year-old Antonio Lugo, who was found dead inside a Phoenix home early Saturday. Vasquez had allegedly fled the scene with a handgun before officers arrived...
Firefighters are battling a huge blaze in a rural area outside Cave Creek. According to a spokesman for the fire department, the fire began around 6 a.m. in some debris around a mobile home, before spreading to the home itself. No injuries have been reported...More than 60 local UPS workers contributed their time to finish restoring Phoenix's iconic Tovrea Castle this weekend. As part of their annual Global Volunteer Month, UPS workers cleaned up trash and helped repair fences. The castle is expected to open to the public sometime this month...The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints owns 3,000 acres of land in the West Valley, near loop 303 and Peoria Avenue. A spokeswoman for the LDS Church says the land is being held for "investment purposes," but would not discuss specific plans for the land. Meanwhile, West Valley officials and real estate experts say the church has no plans to develop the land and will probably sell it to developers and home builders.
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