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Kitchen on the Street bridges weekend gap in childhood hunger

PHOENIX – Kitchen on the Street works to close a gap in childhood hunger by giving students bags of nutritious food to eat over the weekend – enough to feed them until they return to school to get meals.

Kitchen On the Street van

West Valley developments aim to keep residents from commuting

GOODYEAR – West Valley government and business leaders are developing shopping, entertainment and job hubs in a continued effort to keep residents from being siphoned to other areas in the Valley.

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Medical marijuana cardholders grow new businesses

PHOENIX – Marijuana businesses are growing in Arizona.


Softball pioneers laid the groundwork for today’s athletes

TEMPE — They played at a city park. They slept in gymnasiums. Sometimes they ate only bologna sandwiches. And they had to wear basketball uniforms to play their softball games. It might not sound like a formula for winning national championships, but it worked for Arizona State’s softball program when the Sun Devils won back-to-back titles in 1972-73.


‘Health index’ scores counties on residents’ welfare, major health issues

WASHINGTON - Diabetes, hypertension and depression are the biggest problems facing Arizona counties, according to a new nationwide health index map that also scored counties on whether they tend to be more healthy or less.

Diabético pode ter vida saudável se detectar cedo a doença

Who let the dogs out: Crew faces feral canines, other foibles on primary election day

PHOENIX – When poll workers arrived at a high school Tuesday morning to get ready for voters, they encountered two barriers that could have prevented voters from casting their ballot: a locked gate and a pack of dogs.


16th hole provides chaotic challenge for Phoenix Open golfers

SCOTTSDALE - Throw an easy 9-iron about 180 yards toward the hole and try to get it close. If not, two-putt and walk away from the 16th hole at the TPC Scottsdale without any damage to the scorecard at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Easy right? Wrong.


Phoenix Zoo opens new $2 million home for its two Sumatran tigers

Since the project broke ground last spring, the Phoenix Zoo's staff has been anticipating the opening of the new tiger exhibit. The zoo has had the tigers for more than a year and is giving them a new home.

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