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Amazon Prime Day 2016: Was it successful for both Amazon and shoppers?

Amazon Prime Day has returned once again. After a rocky start to Prime Day last year, things seem to be shaping up slightly. Surveys found that a glitch that prevented shoppers from adding items to their cart played a key role in last year’s not-so-successful day of deals. Another contributing factor was the fact that there were “very few blockbusters …

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Slurpee’s 50th Birthday: Grab a free small Slurpee at 7-Eleven today

Everyone’s favorite frozen beverage is turning fifty this year. To help celebrate the Slurpee’s 50th birthday, and 7-Eleven’s 89th birthday, participating locations will be giving away approximately 9 million free small Slurpee drinks today from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. local time, while supplies last. The iconic convenience store will also be introducing a Birthday Cake flavored Slurpee, described as …

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Hundreds gather in Phoenix to protest police shootings

UPDATE: JULY 8, 2016, AT 10:31 P.M. Phoenix police officers have deployed tear gas on protesters. A barricade at Fillmore Street is now blocking the protest from moving any further. On the freeway, police have taken position at various on-ramps to prevent protesters from reaching I-10 and potentially interfering with any traffic. ORIGINAL STORY: JULY 8, 2016, AT 9:49 P.M. …

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Two Phoenix police officers injured after crash on Interstate 17 and Northern Avenue

A crash on the Interstate 17 and Northern Avenue has sent two Phoenix police officers to the hospital. The crash, which occurred on Friday afternoon, also sent a 26-year-old woman to the hospital. According to ABC15, three other people, one of them a one-year-old child, were evaluated at the scene for injuries. The Phoenix Fire Department has reported that the two …

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Police: Five officers dead, 11 shot during protest in Dallas, Texas

UPDATE: JULY 8, 2016 AT 12:00 A.M. The Dallas Police Association has confirmed that a fifth officer has died after an “ambush style” attack by two snipers in downtown Dallas during a protest over police brutality. In a total, 11 police officers have been shot with five of those being fatally. During a news conference that took place at around …

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Version 2.0 of the ‘88.7 The Pulse’ app arrives for Apple devices

Version 2.0 of the 88.7 The Pulse app has officially arrived Now you can listen to the Valley’s only commercial free hit music station while reading articles from the app, viewing our various social media feeds and more! The complete list of new features for version 2.0 is available below: Read articles from the app All our social media feeds …

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Adele’s 25 album finally says ‘Hello’ to streaming sites

After making its debut in November 2015, Adele’s third studio album 25 is now available for streaming on Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon Prime, and Tidal. The enormously popular 25, which has become the fastest-selling album of the twenty-first century, was not made available on streaming music services initially, as Adele argued at the time of its release that this represented a “disposable” …

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‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ filming shuts down Arizona freeway

The new Loop 303 west of I-17 is shutdown for five days, but not because of construction. Transformers: The Last Knight, the next installment in the Transformers movie franchise, is currently filming right here in Arizona. According to Fox 10, Shooting for the upcoming film will take place along a 14 mile stretch of the 303, all the way from …

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It’s National Donut Day! Celebrate with a FREE donut from Krispy Kreme

It’s National Donut Day! The Salvation Army started the tradition in 1938 after serving donuts to American troops during World War I. Since then, the holiday has been held the first Friday every June. Stop by your local Krispy Kreme location for a free powdered, filled or hot Original Glazed donut. The promotion, which includes some international stores, & excludes …

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