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What Tina Charles' departure means for the WNBA star, Phoenix Mercury

When Tina Charles signed with the Phoenix Mercury this past free agency, expectations soared of what the Mercury, fresh off a trip to the 2021 WNBA Finals, could do after forming an apparent superteam. Charles, the 2012 WNBA MVP, would be joining forces with the league's all-time leading scorer in Diana Taurasi, five-time All-Star Skylar Diggins-Smith, seven-time All-Star Brittney Griner and a budding young talent in Diamond DeShields.
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WNBA Legend Agrees To 'Contract Divorce' With Team

After just 16 games with the Phoenix Mercury, former WNBA MVP Tina Charles suddenly finds herself on the open market. On Saturday, Phoenix agreed to a mutual "contract divorce" with the eight-time All-Star, noting that it was best for both sides. "The three-time WNBA champion Phoenix Mercury and center Tina...
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Phoenix ranks No. 2 among hottest housing markets in U.S.

Whether you are interested in selling your home for a large profit or researching the most friendly market for first time home buying, House Method conducted a study to rank the hottest (and some of the cooler) housing markets in the U.S. — and Phoenix ranks No. 2 among the hottest housing markets in the U.S.
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Roe v Wade: Protesters tear-gassed outside Arizona State Capitol

A video uploaded to social media shows police inside Arizona's state capitol building shooting at a crowd of outside. The incident occurred in Phoenix, one day after a US Supreme Court ruling removed US women's constitutional right to abortion. The Supreme Court's decision could dramatically change life for millions of...
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Here’s how to stay safe when using public transportation

The surging average price of gas around the country is driving more people to use public transportation. This is also the case in the Valley as gas prices have surged to over $5.50 per gallon. According to city data, crime on public transportation has risen in recent years hitting a 5-year high in 2021. With more people using public transportation and crime trending upwards it is important to know how to stay safe when using the Valley Metro and ride sharing services. Before jumping on that bus, light rail, or calling an Uber consider these important travel safety tips to keep yourself safe when using public transportation.
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Charles, Mercury mutually agree to contract divorce

The Phoenix Mercury and former MVP center Tina Charles mutually agreed to terms on a contract divorce, effective immediately, the team announced Saturday. "After discussions with Tina and her agent, it was best for both parties to go our separate ways at this time," said Mercury general manager Jim Pitman in a statement. "Due to circumstances both in and out of our control, our season has not gone according to our plan, and we will continue to pursue all avenues for improvement."
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Watch Halsey’s Abortion Rights Message From Last Night’s Concert

Performing at the Ak-Chin Pavilion in Phoenix, Arizona last night, Halsey led the audience in a chant of “my body, my choice” as a response to Friday’s US Supreme Court ruling that overturned Roe V. Wade. Halsey is currently on their Love And Power tour and did not hold back in condemning the Court’s reversing a nearly 50-year-old case that protected a woman’s federal right to an abortion.
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1 man killed, 1 injured in shooting in Central Phoenix

PHOENIX — One man is dead and another is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries following a shooting in Central Phoenix Saturday morning. At this time, details are limited but officials with Phoenix Police say that officers responded to a call for a shooting near East McDowell Road and 27th Place.
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Why Kliff’s Not Getting Fired

Jack McKessy of The Draft Network is claiming that the first NFL head coach to be fired in 2023 will not be the Panthers’ Matt Rhule, it will be the Cardinals’ Kliff Kingsbury. Here is McKessy’s argument:. https://thedraftnetwork.com/kliff-kingsbury-first-nfl-coach-fired-2022-cardinals/. First of all, Jack McKessy is already assuming that...
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Tina Charles leaves Phoenix Mercury, quits team ahead of game at Dallas

Veteran Phoenix Mercury center Tina Charles quit the team this weekend ahead of a game at Dallas Saturday evening. Ron Thulin, the Wings’ play-by-play announcer was the first to make Charles’ break from the team public via Twitter. After the news broke, the Mercury issued the following statement:
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Tina Charles and the Mercury agree to contract divorce, Charles to join Storm

In a shocking bit of news, the Phoenix Mercury announced Saturday that they agreed to a contract divorce with Tina Charles. The team issued a press release with a statement from general manager Jim Pitman that said, “After discussions with Tina and her agent, it was best for both parties to go our separate ways at this time. Due to circumstances both in and out of our control, our season has not gone according to our plan, and we will continue to pursue all avenues for improvement.”
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Tina Charles And The Mercury Agreed To A Contract Divorce

The Phoenix Mercury sit in fifth place in the Western Conference through 18 games this season. The team is 6-12, and now, one of its major offseason acquisitions is on the move. The team posted a tweet indicating that Tina Charles, who joined the team prior to the year as...
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