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Arizona Wildfire Kills 19 Firefighters

That's a look at the fire in Yarnell, Arizona that killed 19 firefighters yesterday. They were part of an elite unit, trying to cut some fire lines.http://bit.ly/13gVfY0 This morning, we're hearing from the fire chief about what happened, how they're remembering the fallen firefighters and what they're doing to battle that fire today. We'll take you there at 5:31.

It's July 1st, the start of the second half of 2013 and a day when several new laws go into effect. WAFF 48's Christine Pae's breaking down the next step for the Scottsboro Boys' pardon and where the new law regulating abortion clinic doctors goes from here. She'll take a closer look at that at 5:30.

How's your student loan looking? Are you sitting down? Starting today, the rate's going up. Lauren Morrison will show you how much and how inaction in Washington led to it.

And it's nice and cool to start off your Monday morning. It's 66 degrees in Research Park at 5:10. Meteorologist Jeff Castle is back with us on the morning show. He's tracking some rain but also more nice summertime temperatures for your Monday. Http://bit.ly/GSwBfq He'll tell you all about in his Weather On The Tens.

Hey, it's a short work week (hopefully for you). Let's get it started. WAFF 48 News Today is on right now!

-- Jim Abath

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