Hot Links: Flu Shots, Potato Fire, and $20 Parking for U2

More than 13,000 students in the Glendale Elementary School District will receive free seasonal flu vaccinations from the Maricopa County Department of Public Health. All shots will be administered by November 6, and parents must sign a permission form for their child to get vaccinated...The Potato Fire that broke out north of Flagstaff early Monday morning is about 20 percent contained, firefighters say. The fire reportedly destroyed two empty cabins, and officials believe it was caused by a campfire...y unit...

Ilya Bryzgalov, goalie for the Phoenix Coyotes ice-hockey team, has been named the National Hockey League's top star of the week. Bryzgalov was 3-0 for the week and had a .959 save percentage. He'll try to help the Coyotes land a victory on Thursday when they host the Detroit Red Wings at Arena...A house in Chandler caught fire two times in the past 24 hours. Firefighters put out the first blaze about 1:30 p.m. yesterday, and left the scene. They were called back at 6 p.m., and the home was again engulfed in flames. Officials don't know what caused either fire, but are investigating...Concert-goers heading to Westgate tonight to see U2 perform at University of Phoenix stadium face a $20 per car parking fee. The fee was enacted for Arizona Cardinals home games, and officials decided to extend the fee to the U2 concert. Stadium ticket-holders were reportedly notified of the charge via e-mail.

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Niki D'Andrea has covered subjects including drug culture, women's basketball, pirate radio stations, Scottsdale staycations, and fine wine. She has worked at both New Times and Phoenix Magazine, and is now a freelancer.
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