Influx of Australian punters changing landscape of college football

Power official backs transparency bill, after questions about spending

May 18, 2017 Newscast

Athletes benefiting from advancements in prosthetics

As textbook prices rise, college seeks alternatives for students

Arizona’s Old West history plays important role in state tourism

As Doan contemplates retirement, Coyotes rookies reflect on his guidance

From Ireland to Tempe: ASU golfer adjusting to new life

A native of note: Phoenix Boys Choir alum scores hit movie ‘Get Out’

Tucson VA one of four in nation to offer service for transgender vets

Advocates push for gender, sexual orientation questions on 2020 Census

Valley offers adaptive sports options for disabled community

Women’s collective encourages environmental, economic sustainability in Agua Prieta’s poorest area

Arizona Football League helps keep dream of playing alive

Obsession with healthy food can descend into orthorexia, an unhealthy eating disorder

In a Pew Research Center survey, 11 percent of the teens survey indicated they expect to hear from their boyfriend or girlfriend hourly. (Photo by Megan Bridgeman/Cronkite News)

Phoenix teams up with school officials to teach students about healthy relationship

High schools adopting analytics modeled after the big leagues

Drowned: The road to recovery

After leaving ASU, Jack Elway quits football, forges own path

Baseball commissioner pushing changes to speed up games

NAFTA’s impact: Real or imagined, Trump campaigned on promise to renegotiate it, bring work back to U.S.

May 2, 2017 Newscast

University of Arizona hopes new student fee for athletics can be game-changer

Downtown Phoenix struggles with affordable housing in midst of development

Fan friendliness of Cactus League makes it popular draw

Not everyone on board as light rail expands

Paint the city, how art has changed Phoenix

Passion, hard work pay off for Valley NASCAR driver McDowell

Growing pains on roads across the state

Experts tell Senate that aging in isolation a ‘silent killer’ for millions

Diversity among fans, players a priority for NHL

Phoenix conference centers on preventing suicide

Valley Metro chief: Federal cuts threaten light rail, trolley projects

Valley leaders reflect on successful run of mega events

Step up: Study says dancing may aid brain health in older adults

April 21, 2017: Cronkite News producer picks of the week

Can Arizona become a foodie destination? State officials, restaurant association think so

Paradise Valley-based nonprofit Mother’s Grace supports mothers, families

Rising gas prices in Arizona won’t stop drivers from stepping on the gas

Orthorexia nervosa: When healthy eating becomes unhealthy

Moving to Maricopa County, 222 people at a time

Highway fatalities in state, nation continued three-year climb in 2016

Husband and wife show support by recycling bras for women in need

April 14, 2017: Cronkite News producer picks of the week

Easter basket case: Fanciers warn of problems with bunnies for holiday

Former ASU student shines light on workplace harassment in tech industry

Family planning clinics see business bump with Trump in White House

Trump targets Planned Parenthood with act; little Arizona change likely

Officials break ground on downtown Phoenix’s first grocery store

HOA cites homeowners for hanging rainbow flag to celebrate diversity

BeeLine Reader: What are your thoughts on a new text option for Cronkite News stories?

Unwelcome house calls: Arizonans complain about medical debt collectors

VA Chief

VA unveils tool to give vets clearer picture of medical care, delays

Report: Airline quality best in years, but Sky Harbor carriers lag

Doctors say repeal of Obamacare would stop Medicaid coverage for children with disabilities

April 7, 2017: Cronkite News producer picks of the week

Homeschooled but not home alone: Homeschooled teens head to prom

Maricopa County boomed in 2016, but Pinal benefited from the echo

Pedestrian deaths continue to rise, Arizona ranks third highest in 2016

Volunteers hand out clothes, respect and smiles to homeless

Surviving cancer: Share your story

Red rocks, a water tank and angry neighbors: controversy flows in Sedona

Don’t let them wait: Families encourage AZ residents to register as organ donors

UNC finds championship redemption in Glendale

Zags fail to reach zenith with uncharacteristic mistakes in national title game

Gonzaga’s Mathews an impact player, on and off the court

Minimum wage workers: Share your insight

American Indian Disability Summit connects youth and unemployed with services, training

Size looms large in NCAA title game between North Carolina, Gonzaga

A trailblazer for women’s basketball, Mercury’s Meyers Drysdale honored with lifetime achievement award

CBS’s Fishman aiming to craft perfect shot for Final Four viewers

Chasing Ghosts: Tar Heels one step away from redemption

Self, McGrady headline 2017 Hall of Fame class

Cinderella no more: Gonzaga on precipice of NCAA basketball championship

West Coast hoops gets prime opportunity in Final Four

Gonzaga assistant coach has roots at Scottsdale Community College

GCU’s Russell gets ‘One Shining Moment’ on Final Four floor

A Final Four first: four teams, four conference players of the year

A guide to Final Four tickets, activities, parking and more

With GOP plan dead, advocates offer ideas on fixing ailing Obamacare

Arizona native Benson hoping to continue winning ways in Glendale

March 31, 2017: Cronkite News producer picks of the week

Top 5 Final Four stories of the week

GCU’s Havocs making the most of the national stage during Final Four

Driverless cars back on the road, along with public’s qualms

Downtown businesses await Final Four visitors

Graham to get ‘green light’ in ASU jersey for final time during Final Four weekend

Arizona youth joins tribal officials to push for diabetes program funds

Change to believe in: $1 coin, other changes could save billions

HGTV outfits Scottsdale home with ‘smart’ technology for contest

Final Four leaves legacy on and off courts at refurbished Harmon Park

Feel your temperature rising? It’s not burning love, it’s urban heat

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Congress rescinds rule limiting internet collection of customer data

Goat yoga on Arizona farm delights families

Final Four coaches share stories of pranks and mutual admiration

California growers rely on Arizona honey bees for almond crop

Just like death and taxes, tax scammers are a sure thing, IRS warns

Final Four security to include ‘busiest night in the history of Downtown Phoenix’

Flagstaff City Council approves slow down of minimum-wage increase

As Final Four arrives, Phoenix Mayor Stanton relishes ‘opportunity to be the best host city’ in US

Female entrepreneurs launch expo to promote black-owned businesses in Phoenix area

Obamacare replacement fails; Arizona lawmakers say fight goes on

Four on the floor: Stage set at University of Phoenix Stadium for Final Four

In Focus, episode 2: What defunding Planned Parenthood could mean for Arizonans

TGen concussion study of ASU football players may lead to better diagnosis, treatment

Arizona reflects split as GOP delays health care vote amid infighting

Born without legs, Jen Bricker followed an unconventional path to become an acrobat and author

ASU outfielder Hunter Bishop lives ‘4MOM’ with Alzheimer’s

Beneficial Beans cafe opens at Burton Barr library to help autistic adults gain employment skills

Phoenix parks board to vote on South Mountain Park improvements

Older women increasingly choose work over retirement

Supreme Court justices have sharp questions in Arizona divorce case

Arizona children with Down syndrome twirl, strut and stroll on fashion runway

Tempe startup designs fashion hub to nurture AZ designers

Advocates: Relatively small fund cuts have big impact on Arizona arts

In Focus, episode 1: Service dog helps navigate life with autism

Obamacare in Arizona: Was it the right prescription?

DPS scrutinizes texting, other distracted driving leading to traffic accidents

What do you think of the In Focus podcast?

As March Madness begins, so does final countdown to Valley’s Final Four

Business leaders see interest rate hike as sign of improving economy

Arizona Center breaks up the old, reloads the new in $25 million renovation

Foster parents must adapt to tougher DCS safety inspections

Arizonans for, against keeping Obamacare bring stories to Washington

Downtown Phoenix.

Downtown Phoenix rent: Can you afford it?

Wanted: ‘Forever’ homes for dogs, cats at overcrowded Maricopa County shelter

CBO: 24 million could lose insurance under Obamacare replacement

A day in the life: Alzheimer’s caregiver

Artists uncover ‘Invisible Mexico’ through augmented reality

Phoenix girl to be honored at Run To Fight Children’s Cancer race

State gets high marks in national ranking on soundness of bridges

‘Love glasses’ help Muslim woman start tolerance revolution

March 7, 2017 Newscast

Fear and hope: Flagstaff residents consider future with new $15 per hour minimum wage

Are you willing to pay more for American-grown produce?

Arizona lawmakers debate bill that would raise minimum auto liability insurance

Tell us about your experiences with cosplay culture

Arizona Jewish community centers targeted in bomb threats

How is your industry affected by automation and robots?

Are school lunches healthy?

Home baked goods receive limited state regulation

Florence prisoners rehabilitate their futures by training wild horses, burros

Synergy Sports Tech has ‘changed the game’ of basketball analysis

Arizona lawmaker wants to allow people to shoot rat and snake shot within city limits

Cancer survivors, advocates lobby state legislature

Early cancer detection: Did it save your life?

Coyotes Curling Club has found a home in the Arizona desert

Are you at risk for cardiovascular disease?

Phoenix Rising FC makes its case for MLS expansion

Over the counter: Share your pharmacy industry knowledge

Would you drink treated toilet water? You may get the chance

Over 60 with student loan debt? Share your story

The transition into nursing homes, assisted living: Share your experience

75 years later, Japanese detainees reflect on painful part of U.S. past

Bill raises questions about delicate balance of doctor and patient rights near life’s end

There are pitfalls for golf parents who coach, caddy for their children

New questions on Arizona driver’s test promote safety at traffic stops

Arizona State’s ballpark fitted with new cameras

Arizona group files initiative to put recreational marijuana on ballot again

Female jockeys are thriving at Turf Paradise racetrack

For Dawn Rogers, Final Four is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity

Vandalism knocks Phoenix television stations off the air

New flu-tracking app uses Maricopa County as beta site

‘What’s one more?’ The revolving door of a foster family

ACA Arizona

As Obamacare winds down, so does enrollment for Arizona, nation

Opioid addiction in AZ: A community discussion

County on Diamondbacks: ‘We’re not sure what they’re after’

Equine pool is a hit for Turf Paradise trainers, but horses take convincing

These state employees can bring their babies to work

Arizona playwright brings stories of Black history to stage

Microblading eyebrows may be risky business for customers

Proposed Arizona law would allow students to apply sunscreen at school

Arizona: What are your health care questions?

Meet the ringmaster for Phoenix Open’s 16th hole circus

New England fans have favorite gathering spot down Pat

Mickelson’s legacy looms large over Phoenix Open, ASU after 25 years

Abortions dropped in Arizona in 2015, continuing four-year decline

Share your experience with autism in Arizona

Tapping I-10, I-17 ‘spine’ to add bicycle crossings, ease commute

National report card ranks state among worst for highway safety laws

Recent class-action lawsuit sheds light on AZ dairy industry

Program helps Latinos diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease

‘Hockey Scholars’ learn science, math from hockey models

ASU broadens recruiting horizons with three from long range

Popular Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon’s finisher numbers slipping

Franks hopeful for ‘born alive’ abortion bill with Trump in White House

You can hear the dribble now: Final Four closing in on first Valley visit

Health officials: Number of flu cases on the rise in Arizona

Scottsdale pro spreads his love and knowledge of golf to hundreds of Valley kids

ASU study: Body cameras improve relationship between Tempe police officers and public

Women’s March floods Mall with pink-hatted rebuke to Trump presidency

Knitters take part in the Pussyhat social media campaign to provide pink hats for protesters in the women's march in Washington, D.C., the day after the presidential inauguration, in Los Angeles

Arizonans join diverse Women’s March to protest Trump inauguration

States, advocates host balls of all stripes as inaugural kicks off

Civics at a cost: Backers, protesters eye steep tab to get to inaugural

Report: Obamacare repeal could hit state public health funding

$3.5 million allocated for high school substance abuse prevention

Arizona lawmakers mirror House, split by party on Obamacare repeal

Arizona senators follow party-line vote on Obamacare repeal

Medical boards looking at Ducey’s recommendation of opioid education

Nearly 900K people watched “Hooked Rx” documentary

Opioids and the body: The science of an overdose

Gov. Ducey pushes to require drug-addiction training for doctors

AZ health official: $3.6 million federal grant jump starts opioid awareness efforts in six counties

Legal gambling in Arizona has undergone dramatic changes

State excludes veterinarians from prescription drug database requirement

January 3, 2017: Health Special

Hundreds of sober living homes in Prescott face new rules

Clemson achieves redemption in return to desert

‘Godfather’ of Saguaro HS football back for Fiesta Bowl as key member of OSU staff

Alternative treatments to painkillers making inroads

Trainers turn focus to preventing injuries, not treating them with painkillers

Former NFL players seek game-changer to painkillers

In his own words: Former Sun Rex Chapman opens up about his battle with addiction

December 27, 2016: Consumer Special

If Obamacare goes away, coverage will stay – for the moment

Programs stress importance of reporting concussions by high school athletes

December 21, 2016: Sports Special

Digitized Dine

Navajo hope to digitally preserve thousands of hours of oral history

December 19, 2016: Consumer Special

What do you think about podcasts?

December 13, 2016: Health Special

Flight Path

Sky Harbor had 24,247 noise complaints in 2015 after flight-path shift

Experts: It’s not too late to vaccinate for possibly strong flu strain

National anthem protest has national trickle-down effect

Arizonans: Tell Cronkite News a story!

December 6, 2016: Consumer Special

Korean businesses are expanding in AZ with shift in customer base

Millennial migration a boon for AZ cities, loss for rural areas

AZ refugees, immigrants build business, trust at community market

Arizona Center to get $25 million refresh to attract downtown shoppers

Sky Harbor flies high in ranking of busiest U.S. commercial airports

Consumer confidence is up, just in time for the holidays

Diabético pode ter vida saudável se detectar cedo a doença

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

Thanks, giving: Nonprofits look to profit from ‘Giving Tuesday’

Turkey should be heated, not talk: Surviving the post-election holiday

Aids to ease travel go digital; people still need to stand in line

What can you tell us about Korean-owned businesses in Arizona?

Native Cuisine

Museum exhibits you can eat: Navajo chef ‘curates’ history with cuisine

CBS anchor Scott Pelley: Journalism is ‘lifeblood’ of freedom

East Valley shelter Goshala saves cows from slaughter

Pup with a Purpose: Service dog trained to help child with diabetes

What are your goals for the new year?

How to safely fry a turkey

Homeless Hope

Arizona homelessness fell 30 percent since 2010, national report says

Valley school districts recognize need for school nurses

Coyotes’ Tempe plan leads to mix of concern, confidence at Westgate

Coyotes announce plan to move to Tempe

Gwen Ifill, host of PBS NewsHour, dies at 61

Decades after the war, millions still pay respects at Vietnam Wall

Shrinking AZ farmland shows Buckeye family’s generational differences

How can journalists more accurately reflect Americans’ voices?

Rodney Jarrell’s plane is a flying a work of art, one that honors our nation’s heroes. (Photo by Tyler Fingert/Cronkite News)

Plane mural honors military heroes

Will Trump presidency harm Nogales border economy?

Arizona racers return to roots at Phoenix International Raceway

After, shock: Clinton supporters grapple with Trump’s surprise victory

D-Backs manager learned from Sparky Anderson, Terry Francona

Arizona-Boston pipeline continues with hiring of Lovullo as D-backs manager

Cities, two states raise the smoking age to 21 in effort to curb use

No holiday for fliers: Sky Harbor likely among busiest for Thanksgiving

Cactus League a big winner regardless of World Series outcome

Former Sun Devil Kipnis shines on World Series stage

Ultra-runner reflects on record-breaking 800-mile Arizona Trail run

Kade, Kurt Warner enjoy record-breaking season while looking to future

From Sloan Park to Wrigley Field, Valley Cubs fans celebrate World Series run

Renovated Tucson Convention Center ready for Roadrunners hockey

Glendale tattoo artists crafts ‘safe’ voodoo dolls

Cubs craze spreads to the Valley, giving businesses a big boost

Arizona PBS will launch 24/7 channel for kids

Arizona faces steepest Obamacare hike in U.S.; subsidies could curb pain

Cubs and Indians prospects are Mesa Solar Sox teammates in Arizona Fall League

CDC warns against nasal spray flu vaccination this season

AZ officials build mock teen bedroom to expose hidden signs of drug addiction

Tebow’s presence draws crowds to Arizona Fall League

Phoenix grant program tries to improve city one block at a time

Coyotes celebrate 20 years in Arizona, continue to grow hockey culture in the desert

Navajo Pumpkins

Navajo farm and East Coast church connected by pumpkins

Diaper bags out, clear bags in: Heightened security moves into Sun Devil Stadium

Rising Rates

As rates rise and options fall, Burwell sees increased health coverage

Share your experience with sports gambling

Halloween spending is expected to be scary high

What is your experience with concussions in high school sports?

D-backs new GM: Winning a championship to be ‘at the forefront of what we do every day’

Does McCain’s position on Donald Trump affect your vote for U.S. Senate?

Have you or someone you know been through rehab for prescription drugs?

Civics Lessened

Civics lessened: Arizona fares poorly on civic engagement ranking

LDS meets DIY: How faith builds crafts businesses for Arizona Mormons

Arizona hockey community celebrates record debut of Auston Matthews

Why we love a good scare

Group urges opioid users to clean syringes to avoid Hepatitis C

South Phoenix saw big health coverage gain, still trails state, U.S.

Mesa badminton facility fosters growth in sport

Suns coach Earl Watson fights for civil rights in his own way

Hollow Holiday

Plans for the Columbus Day holiday? Going to work, most likely

Goodbye Columbus

Renaming, reframing, reclaiming: Tribes’ different view of Columbus Day


Hurricane doesn’t get in the way of Arizona staffer’s wedding

Powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl makes a deadly mark in Arizona

Valley food banks offer healthier and customized options


Phoenix VA hospital introduces a controversial system director

Sporting Soldiers

Arizona Olympian, Paralympian among those honored at Pentagon

Problems Persist

Inspector general report says problems persist at Phoenix VA hospital

VA Chief

Lawmakers question credentials of new Phoenix VA director

Michael Versteeg

Ultra-runner targeting record for 800-mile Arizona Trail run

Election coverage reflects fractured media landscape, experts say

CDC: Adults more likely to smoke marijuana than teens

Opioids Local

Coconino official says communities must act to fight opioid abuse

Legacy lives on at Arizona Open Wheel Racing Museum

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Coyote goalie’s mask a canvas for Canadian artist

Palmer leaves lasting imprint on Arizona golf courses

Veteran Courts

One less battle: Treatment courts keep vets out of jail, in recovery

Cardinals get kids moving

Goldschmidt, Diamondbacks trying to make life easier for kids with cancer

GCU investing in sports medicine as part of move to Division I


New, simpler guidelines created to treat Valley Fever

Are you interested in driverless cars?

The sound of music: Phoenix students craft guitars by hand


Colorado mayor to Arizona: Don’t legalize marijuana

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Women’s hockey growing in the desert

Tucson funeral homes do well in national funeral practices survey

Food Insecurity

Apache County had worst ‘food insecurity’ in U.S.; state fared poorly

McCain seeks repeal of affordable health-care plan

Mercury’s Kelsey Bone to take anthem protests into WNBA playoffs

Phoenix expo to offer help for addicts, families

Poverty rates fell in Arizona last year, still among nation’s highest

Diamondbacks make Latino fan outreach top priority

Share your perspective on healing through prayer

Are you a Phoenix Suns fan? Share your favorite memory

Broadcasters, inspired by Arizona, kick off national opioids campaign

Valley mayors join others urging Congress to approve Zika funding

Fun, freedom at Bartlett Lake for people with disabilities


Pinal County dodges health care void as Blue Cross steps in to offer ‘Obamacare’ coverage

Do you or someone you know have experience with opioids?

Are you concerned about opioid use in Arizona?

Medical marijuana for pain relief: Share your experience

World War II women pilots let back in Arlington – after a fight

Chinese Senior Center connects people to home

Feds ‘confident’ Arizonans will have health options, as insurers pull out

Arizona blood bank prepares to test donated blood for Zika

Arizonans can soon drop off expired drugs at 18 Walgreens kiosks


Lucha libre builds on strong tradition across borderlands

Veterans Affairs official moves to rebuild trust with Phoenix veterans

Club soccer player stresses importance of concussion education after injury

Former Phoenix mayor: Loopholes put marijuana dispensaries too close to home

Concussion reporting on the rise in Arizona

Do new FAA drone rules go far enough for Arizonans?

Has the threat of Zika virus affected your summer?

From coat hangers to $1,200 couture, Arizona’s samba scene coming to life

News21 investigation: Voter fraud is not a persistent problem

Foster care children aging out of Arizona system need transitional help

Childcare pays poverty-level wage, but Arizona still tops most states

Chris Wojno is the vice president of the Humanist Society of Greater Phoenix. (Photo by Anna Copper/Cronkite News)

The unaffiliated: Why more than a quarter of Arizonans are leaving religion behind

As insurers leave Arizona, Obamacare consumers face higher costs this fall

Tour company uses bikes to give visitors a taste of Rio

CDC: High smoking rate among Native Americans continues to climb

Arizona officials warn of Zika spread on return from Rio

Tempe company rolls into Rio with Olympic mountain biker

State gets failing grade for policies to support new working parents

Veterans gather in Phoenix to criticize Trump’s remarks

Tucson Saguaros’ second baseman Michael Rampone up at bat in front of a sparse crowd at Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium. (Photo by Michael Boylan/Cronkite News)

Success on the field, struggles in the stands for Tucson Saguaros

Arizona veterans: Have the presidential campaigns affected your community?

McCain meets with veterans

McCain: ‘We can never do enough for our veterans’

Cardinals motivated to fulfill Super Bowl expectations

At 102, Prescott woman’s seen a lot; with Clinton nomination she’s seen it all

Revived Arizona KidsCare to bring affordable health care to 30,000 uninsured

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Phoenix Mercury well represented at Olympics

Arizona delegate’s new heart leads her to Philadelphia

Former Cardinals coach Dennis Green dies at 67

Coaches: Overuse injuries a growing problem in Arizona youth baseball

Pitchers share Tommy John stories to guide each other through rehab

The Real Donald means real business for Faux Donald

Cronkite News invites you to join the Public Insight Network

Maryvale block watchers refuse to be thwarted by serial shooter

Wish you were here: Arizona Republican delegates speak to those who skipped the convention

Free agent Barbosa brings championship culture to Phoenix

Suns player welcomes home his mom – Phoenix’s new police chief

Chandler kid gets trip to White House for her ‘Barack-a-Bowl’ recipe

Welter: Being first female NFL coach less important than not being last