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A grocery store at the intersection of Grant and Craycroft will be closed by mid-June, Safeway representatives said. About 80 employees will have the opportunity to transfer to other stores. The company merged with Albertsons last year in a $9.2 billion deal. Read more»

A photograph posted on Haggen's Instagram page shows a California store being rebranded earlier this year.

The union for grocery workers has slammed the plan for bankrupt chain Haggen to shutter 126 stores, including the remaining store in Tucson, saying that the company has not "taken any good-faith steps" to find buyers for the stores. The company dramatically expanded operations, taking on 146 stores this year, a burst from just 18 locations, before filing for protection from creditors. Read more»

A photograph posted on Haggen's Instagram page shows a California store being rebranded earlier this year.

Grocery chain Haggen will shutter its remaining store in Tucson and more than 120 others to "realign operations." The company filed for bankruptcy earlier this month, and parted ways with an executive who led the company's dramatic expansion that saw it take on 146 stores, a burst from just 18 locations a year ago. Read more» 1

A photograph posted on Haggen's Instagram page shows a California store being rebranded earlier this year.

Just a week after suing Albertsons for $1 billion, grocery chain Haggen has filed for bankruptcy protection and parted ways with an executive who led the company's dramatic expansion that saw it take on 146 stores, a burst from just 18 locations a year ago. Read more»

A photograph posted on Haggen's Instagram page shows a California store being rebranded.

The grocery chain Haggen, which has closed two of its three Tucson stores, has sued Albertsons for $1 billion, alleging anti-competitive practices and fraud in the wake of a deal that saw the chain take over 146 Albertsons and Safeway stores as those companies merged. Read more» 2

A photograph posted on Haggen's Instagram page shows a California store being rebranded.

Only months after new signs were hung outside, the lettering on two Tucson grocery stores will soon be removed. Two former Safeways recently taken over by Haggen on Tucson's East Side are among more than two dozen the company will close over the next two months, the chain announced Friday. Read more» 3

A photograph posted on Haggen's Instagram page shows a California store being rebranded.

The Pacific Northwest grocery chain Haggen is growing by leaps and bounds, having acquired 146 stores in five states as a result of Albertsons' recent swallowing up of Safeway. Three of those stores are in Tucson — two East Side Safeways and the West Side Albertsons. Read more»

Gabrielle Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly visited the Northwest Side grocery store for the first time since she was shot through the head last Jan. 8. Kelly tweeted a photograph of the visit, showing him, his wife and her chief of staff, Pia Carusone, standing on the sidewalk of the store, near where Giffords was shot.

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords returned Saturday to the Safeway parking lot where she was shot a year ago. Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly visited the Northwest Side grocery store for the first time since she was shot through the head last Jan. 8. Read more» 1

The Safeway where a Saturday shooting rampage took the lives of six has reopened, as have the other stores in the same shopping center, authorities said Thursday. Read more»