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Customers of one of the oldest supermarkets in Phoenix will have to find a new place to shop for groceries starting this weekend. The original Bashas', that opened in 1956 on the corner of Seventh Avenue and Osborn Road, is officially closing its doors Friday night.
Apr. 28, 2017
Friday newscap
We wrapped up the week’s news in Arizona with our Friday Newscap. We were joined by Chuck Coughlin of HighGround Consulting and former lawmaker David Lujan, who is currently with the Arizona Center for Economic Progress.
Apr. 28, 2017
Two chairs in a shed
You’ve probably heard of the tiny home craze. The next big trend is creating tiny hangouts out of garden sheds, tossing out the shrub clippers and bringing in a couch - if it’ll fit through the door.
Apr. 28, 2017
the takeaway logo
The U.S. military presence in Afghanistan is in its 16th consecutive year, and 2017 is proving to be a particularly deadly one.
Apr. 28, 2017
Dad reading book to son
On Saturday, the city of Phoenix is training its gaze on fathers. The Head Start Birth to Five Program and My Brother’s Keeper are joining together to host the 2017 Fatherhood Summit. The goal is to engage the community to rally around a message for fathers: It’s OK to get involved in your kids’ education. In fact, it will help them be more successful in their early development.
Apr. 28, 2017
Gov. Ducey signed into law a bill that defines dyslexia and will allow the state Board of Education to create a handbook for schools that outlines ways to identify students with dyslexia and better work with them to improve their reading and comprehension. To find out more about dyslexia, and why this kind of legislation is necessary, we talked to Sally Shaywitz, a professor of Learning Development at Yale University.
Apr. 28, 2017
Ted Allen
Ted Allen knows food. And he knows about preparing it under tight time constraints. Allen is the host of the Food Network’s "Chopped" and he'll be in the Valley this weekend at the Maricopa County Home and Garden Show.
Apr. 28, 2017
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Control Tower
These have not been good times for some major airlines — at least when it comes to public relations. But despite the fact that flying isn’t necessarily the fun and exciting experience it used to be, many attentive travelers are finding ways to save a lot of cash when they fly.
Apr. 28, 2017
Scottsdale Mayor
Scottsdale this morning is adding itself to the list of Arizona cities that acknowledge themselves as “Golden Rule Cities.” With me to talk about what this means is Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane.
Apr. 28, 2017
Bears Ears
A 1906 law has been getting a lot of attention this week — the Antiquities Act, and more specifically, the provision that allows the president to set aside national monuments.
Apr. 28, 2017
The Department of Homeland Security announced the creation of a new office — the Victims of Immigration Crime Enforcement Office, or VOICE. The office is aimed at supporting victims of crimes that were committed by undocumented immigrants. But just how likely are immigrants to commit crimes? To find out, we turned to Doris Marie Provine, a professor in the School of Social Transformation at ASU.
Apr. 28, 2017
Sawmill Fire
The Sawmill Fire is still growing in Southern Arizona – and so is its price tag. So far, the blaze has burned through more than 70 square miles and $3 million.
Apr. 28, 2017
Aviators art piece
A contract worth a quarter-million dollars could lead to one of the best spots to take a selfie at Sky Harbor Airport. Part of Terminal 3’s modernization project will include a pricey pair of sunglasses.
Apr. 28, 2017
syringes
The Arizona Department of Health Services has released the latest immunization rates for kids in child care, kindergarten and 6th grade. The data allows DHS to assess its coverage rates statewide.
Apr. 28, 2017
Cactus Fire
Firefighters are continuing to reign in the Sawmill Fire, burning south of Tucson. The blaze is now 40 percent contained, after burning more than 70 square miles.
Apr. 28, 2017
Cactus Fire
That brush fire burning north east of the Valley has grown since Wednesday. Even though the fire grew to 500 acres by Thursday, fire crews are making progress.
Apr. 28, 2017
JD Mesnard
House Republican leaders outmaneuvered a bid by Democrats to get the legislature to vote to approve the 45-year-old federal Equal Rights Amendment.
Apr. 28, 2017
Boeing
Eight Arizona companies will be represented this week at the Mexico Aerospace Fair just outside Mexico City.
Apr. 28, 2017
The Border's New Boundaries
In part four of The Border’s New Boundaries series, the Trump Administration is running up against a blockade of its own at a national park on the border where the challenge isn’t only the dollars to build a wall, it’s the geography.
Apr. 28, 2017
Aunt Rita's Foundation
In the 1980s and 1990s, the scourge of HIV and AIDS cases was an epidemic in the country. But as awareness grew and treatment improved dramatically, the number of new cases slowed.
Apr. 27, 2017

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