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

GLENDALE - It has been 20 years since the Winnipeg Jets said goodbye to Canada and moved to the Arizona desert. In that time, the organization has made a significant impact on hockey culture across the Grand Canyon state, despite arena battles, financial difficulties and long playoff droughts.


Navajo farm and East Coast church connected by pumpkins

FAIRFAX, Va. - Picking the right pumpkin was an involved process for 6-year-old Tobin Coolbaugh. On a recent Saturday, it involved a Superman costume, an hour in the inflatable bouncy house, and then repeatedly picking up and showing off possible choices in the church pumpkin patch - when the pumpkins weren't rolling away from him.

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

TEMPE – Arizona State University now allows football fans to rely on clear bags to carry items into Sun Devil Stadium, joining other professional and college teams seeking to make game days safe and secure but drawing mixed reviews from fans.


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

WASHINGTON - Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell predicted Wednesday that 13.8 million people will sign up for Obamacare when open enrollment begins Nov. 1, even though they will face fewer options and higher premiums in states like Arizona.

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Share your experience with sports gambling

From placing bets on your fantasy football team to putting money on a workplace March Madness pool, there are countless ways to participate in sports gambling.


Halloween spending is expected to be scary high

PHOENIX – October in Phoenix means two things: a reprieve from the blazing heat of summer and Halloween.


What is your experience with concussions in high school sports?

Cronkite News is working on a series of stories on concussions in high school athletes. We would like to hear from anyone who has experienced a concussion playing high school sports, as well as parents, trainers or coaches who might know someone who has.


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

PHOENIX – Success. Success. Success. That is all the new general manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks wants for a franchise mired in a string of disappointing seasons.


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

U.S. Sen. John McCain, who is seeking re-election this year, made headlines when he retracted his endorsement of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. Other Republican candidates followed suit, some have remained steadfast in their support and others have not made their position public.


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

As part of the Cronkite News investigation about prescription opioid use, we'd like to learn more about drug rehabilitation centers.


Civics lessened: Arizona fares poorly on civic engagement ranking

WASHINGTON - Arizonans have lower rates of civic engagement than residents of most other states, likely because they are a "state of newcomers" who do not feel the need to build a sense of place, a public policy expert said Friday.

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

SCOTTSDALE – When Kim Christiansen began regularly attending local craft shows this year as part of her new job, she was surprised by a trend she noticed among the many vendors of handmade goods.