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Adoption fees waived at East Valley animal shelter ahead of move in May

Maricopa County Animal Care and Control is waiving adoption fees at its Mesa location From Saturday, April 13, to Sunday, April 21.

The waiver comes as the shelter, at Loop 101 and Rio Salado Parkway, will be relocating in early May to a larger building near Baseline Road and Mesa Drive.

A spokesperson for the county’s animal care says they have to start moving April 24, and that they typically have more than 250 animals in the current shelter.

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Greg Hahne started as a news intern at KJZZ in 2020 and returned as a field correspondent in 2021. He learned his love for radio by joining Arizona State University's Blaze Radio, where he worked on the production team.