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Tell us: What aspects of health care reform are important to you?

Claudia Franco

Consul of Mexico in Phoenix expresses appreciation for help, says more is needed

U.S. Postal Service building in Florence

Officials dedicate Florence post office to WWII veteran

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Tribal leaders urge colleagues to consider marijuana businesses to boost revenue

Girl crying

Volunteers help DACA recipients through ‘nerve wracking’ renewal process

APS official: Red tape slows utilities’ efforts to prevent forest fires

Grijalva in handcuffs

Rep. Grijalva arrested protesting outside of Trump Tower in New York City

When ‘deplorable’ is a compliment: Trump backers rally on National Mall

Despite slow going, faith leaders vow to continue push for DREAM Act

Buzz on rumored DACA deal dissolves to drone on what was really said

Karina Ruiz

As Democrats announce deal, Trump tweets, DREAMers and advocates react

Tribal agencies cite progress on audit issues, senators want to see more

Sinema, McSally invited to White House for bipartisan tax reform talks

Critics: Hunters’ rights is wrong argument for bill allowing silencers

Ongoing problems land tribal oversight agencies on GAO ‘high-risk’ list

Democrats raise the stakes in push to get vote on ‘clean’ DREAM Act

Arizona lawmakers weigh in on case pitting gay rights, religious rights

Senate probe blasts Chandler-based Insys for practices on painkiller

One day after DACA decision, Democrats push for vote on DREAM Act

Future Lawyer

DACA: legally, what happens now?

Marchers go from White House to ICE offices to protest DACA decision

White House says phasing out DACA is least harmful to young immigrants

Arizona lawmakers sour on plan to revoke DACA, vow to work on new bill

Holding hands

From ‘fulfills a promise’ to ‘wrong’ and ‘heartless,’ online reaction to DACA news is swift

Ministers plan fast to support DACA as White House weighs program

DACA signs

DACA: The process and the impact of its possible removal

Controversy over banner with crossed-out swastika prompts meeting with Rising FC

High turnout for city council meeting as police are under review

Just days after his pardon, Arpaio muses about possible future moves

Jack Wilenchik

Arpaio’s lawyer files motion to vacate conviction after presidential pardon

Arizona natives join thousands as ‘Ministers March for Justice’

Fight Hatred Sign in Crowd

Phoenix launches independent investigation of police response to Trump rally protesters

Arizona lawmakers praise, condemn Trump’s pardon of Arpaio

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President Trump grants pardon to former Sheriff Joe Arpaio

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Phoenix officials promise ‘thorough’ review of police response after Trump rally

Trump hints of future pardon for Arpaio, scolds Arizona senators McCain, Flake

Day of peaceful protests ends with tear gas as faction confronts police

Trump visit to Arizona comes as party fight for Flake’s seat heats up

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City prepares, reacts to Trump’s rally in downtown Phoenix

Phoenix leaders pledge to keep Trump rally safe; some schools, businesses to close early

In Focus, episode 10: Arizona’s new detection system for wrong-way driving

Arizona edges to front of states eyeing blockchain technology

VA Chief

‘Hard choices’ at VA include possible cut to unemployability benefit

Grand Canyon water pipeline slated for multimillion-dollar replacement

Doubling down: McCain, Flake don’t soften edges despite poll showing

Arizona colleges strive to increase state’s graduation rate

Enshrinement ceremony stirs debate about Tillman and Hall of Fame

On second thought: Congress drops talk of staying, takes August recess

Pension Trap

DHS may not have capacity to hire 15,000 officers Trump promised

Trump backs ‘merit-based’ visa bill that could halve legal immigration

Motorist in class action suit sees ‘justice’ in Arpaio criminal contempt verdict

As McCain begins treatment, fellow POW reminisces, expresses hope

Flake call for GOP to return to its roots sparks range of reactions

Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio found guilty of criminal contempt in racial profiling case

In opening campaign salvo, Flake book says GOP has ‘lost its way’

McCain, two other Republicans, help defeat repeal of Obamacare

Arizona driver’s manual now includes information for staying safe during traffic stop

Legislative bill would block out-of-state college students from voting in AZ

Corporation commissioner: Market change forcing regulators to adapt

House OKs spending bill with border wall funds, other amendments

Family proposes new law to regulate bouncers after death of Valley firefighter

Arizona lawmakers blast Trump’s tweeted ban on transgender soldiers

Flake raises more than $4 million for expected tough 2018 campaign

Verde River ranchers worry about safety in Arizona’s newest state park

Experts say Arizona legislation a model for implementing 5G technology

McCain cajoles, condemns, coerces Senate in emotional return

McCain returning to Washington on eve of next Senate health care vote

Pleasant day at lake can turn deadly for boaters caught in monsoon

‘Structurally deficient’ bridge over I-17 repaired using new technology

A McCain intern answers questions at Phoenix campaign headquarters. (Photo by Socorro Carrillo/Cronkite News)

Outpouring of support for McCain comes from far – and weird

What to know about glioblastoma, the brain cancer Sen. John McCain is battling

McCain vows to return to Senate after brain cancer diagnosis; lauded as Arizona icon

Pork barreling on: Report shows ‘pork barrel’ spending continues rise

Trump taunts states, like Arizona, that denied voter data to task force

McCain diagnosed with brain cancer; family asks for prayers

McCain reaction: News of brain cancer brings response from all sides

Flake: McCain ‘sounded great,’ as experts debate severity of condition

Goldwater Institute report: City courts levy fines at taxpayer expense

Storm damage to Burton Barr library sends patrons, staff to other branches

Customers regain power, crews clean up damage from weekend monsoons

House OKs $689 billion defense bill, with almost as many amendments

Arizonans at ‘play-in’ still bring serious clean-air message to Capitol

Two Republican lawmakers, Phoenix chamber oppose health care bill

Flake, Kaine urge Congress to reclaim power to OK military action

Senate to delay August recess, some House members push for same

Phoenix Councilman DiCiccio blocks constituents on Twitter

Arizona protesters arrested at Flake’s D.C. office in health care rally

National Council of La Raza encourages Latino youth to vote when they turn 18

Firefighters add drone incursions to threats faced in a wildfire

Local protests just part of pressure aimed at Flake on health care vote

Mesa police investigate accusations of excessive force against jaywalker

Civics Lessened

Arizona among growing number of states to reject voter data request

Phoenix firefighters battle scorching heat as they fight fires, rescue hikers

Arizona taxpayers could pay more as pension costs continue to rise

In wake of attacks, police plan ‘robust’ July Fourth security on Mall

Reagan says Arizona will not give voter data to White House commission

Stranded on Arizona highway? DPS program helps motorists in need

Arizona will comply with only some of White House’s voter data request

Arizona Regents: DREAMers to keep in-state tuition for now

House passes bills aimed at crimes committed by illegal immigrants

Cardinals visit Phoenix VA to acknowledge vets who ‘hardly get recognition’

Hiring freeze lifted, Phoenix police seek diverse recruits

Dust storm detector will alert drivers to freeway hazards

Navajo OK plan to begin shutdown of Navajo Generating Station

CBP: Border wall will mix walls, tech, patrols and ‘natural barriers’

Arizona organizations urge Senate to say no to new healthcare bill

CBO: Senate bill cuts deficit deeply, also cuts 22 million from health care

Wrangling begins in contempt trial of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Protesters urge ‘no’ vote on GOP health care bill, as details emerge

Arizona reaction to Senate health bill ranges from lukewarm to hostile

K9 sergeant moves from chasing down suspects to retirement as family pet

Arizona residents mark Juneteenth, say schools need to teach about delay in Emancipation Proclamation

Hot, dry temperatures drive wildfire dangers

Check this out: Libraries offer autism resources, robotics parts

For victims of 2011 Tucson shooting, Wednesday attack a painful reminder

Congress hits pause as members, staff grapple with shooting

Flake, witnesses recall ‘indiscriminate firing’ at lawmakers in attack

Latino community members ask Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office to restore trust

Tell us your experience with wrong-way driving

Gunman opens fire on Republican lawmakers near Washington

Ducey requires 24-hour deadline on reporting opioid overdoses, deaths

New 911 text service helps people with disabilities get faster emergency response

Trump presidency adds urgency to LGBT advocates’ rally in Washington

Arizona women press case in Washington for transgender protections

McCain’s line of questioning for Comey not exactly a straight line

Have you been blocked by President Trump on Twitter?

Arizona opens operations center to combat opioid crisis

Pension Trap

House OKs plan to waive lie-detectors for some Border Patrol applicants

Details on Comey’s Russia discussions with Trump concern lawmakers

Civil rights leaders want six Confederate memorials in Arizona removed

Trump says privatizing air traffic control will speed modernization

Criminal justice reform efforts stall at Arizona Legislature, including push to ‘Ban the Box’

Gov. Doug Ducey declares opioid emergency in Arizona

Despite $1.2 billion in purchases, tribal land buy-back ‘treading water’

Arizona cities buck Trump, pledge to stick to Paris climate goals

Border patrol, Mexico 911 operators work to save ill, injured migrants who cross border

Trump plan to exit Paris accord riles Arizona Democrats, warms GOP

Political newcomers to battle three-term Phoenix councilman for District 6 seat

Valley freeways are getting a better sensor of traffic congestion ahead

Kicks on Route 66 may slow down if preservation money runs out

What have your experiences been with Route 66?

VA: Treating vets discharged ‘other than honorably’ can cut suicides

Congress mulls military bills with fewest veteran members in decades

Dangerously hot: Phoenix opens 22 cooling stations to aid homeless, elderly

Arizona businesses like Trump tax plan, not its chances in Congress

Justa Center in Phoenix helps address ‘surge’ of older homeless population

May 29, 2017 Newscast

As democratic socialists gain momentum, Arizona Democrats try to ease ‘hurt’ feelings

Military veterans benefit from positive impact of jiu-jitsu

Flake bill would let U.S. military strike ‘non-state actors’ like ISIS

ACA Arizona

CBO: GOP health bill could cost 23 million coverage; 400,000 in Arizona

That’s a no to ‘ho, ho, ho’: Committee rejects Christmas tree on Camelback Mountain

May 25, 2017 Newscast

Lawmakers: Trump should make good on campaign pledge on Jerusalem

Trump’s first budget draws praise, pans from Arizona lawmakers

May 22, 2017 Newscast

Border IOU

Bills to ease Border Patrol hiring advance in Senate, stall in House

State, tribe settle long-running feud over Glendale casino

Three Arizona state prisons plan to add employment centers to help soon-to-be released inmates find jobs

Organization fights to revive Ajo’s economy after decades of recession

Furniture, food and flour: Arizona groups work to help Syrian refugees

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

Advocates push for gender, sexual orientation questions on 2020 Census

S.O.S. for Syrian refugees in the Valley

May 5, 2017 Newscast

Giffords joins Democrats accusing Trump, GOP of pandering to NRA

FEC: Arizonans gave $1.5 million toward Trump’s $107 million inaugural

In Focus, episode 7: ‘Aging out’ of foster care in Arizona

Trump orders review of predecessors’ national monument designations

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

SRP gets failing grade for transparency of online financial records

Democrats: Border wall could block budget, force government shutdown

Guess who’s coming to dinner? Trump hosts McCains, Graham

Bernie Sanders, Tom Perez visit Mesa to rally Democrats, push for change

Community activist hopes to ride dark horse to Senate win as Democrat

‘March for Science’ events expected to draw thousands in Arizona

¿Las políticas del presidente Trump te afectan?

No true count of homeless LGBTQ youth makes problem difficult to address

What do you think a day in the life of a member of Congress looks like?

Advocates: Kelly went ‘too far’ telling Congress fix laws or ‘shut up’

Moving to Maricopa County, 222 people at a time

Kelly touts Homeland Security gains, has harsh words for critics

Arizonans paid $11,264 in federal tax in 2016, below U.S. average

Sen. Jeff Flake faces hostility at AZ town hall

Time’s running out for Arizonans to claim millions in old tax refunds

Seven wrong-way crashes on Arizona freeways in 2017

Polygraphs for Border Patrol applicants seen as hurdle to hiring rush

Trump targets Planned Parenthood with act; little Arizona change likely

VA Chief

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

Trump proclamation honoring POWs pleases some, puzzles some

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

Lawmakers praise Trump strike on Syria, warn about not being consulted

Flake Gorsuch

Arizona senators go ‘nuclear’ with GOP, pave way for Gorsuch vote

Volunteers hand out clothes, respect and smiles to homeless

Kelly: Trump is giving him ‘elbow room’ on what border wall should be

Senate panel asks experts if border wall is best approach to security

GOP urges vote on Gorsuch nomination that Democrats vow to block

With Final Four nets cut, could Valley’s next big game be a political ball?

Hollow Holiday

Report: Arizona women earn 83 percent of what men earn; U.S. gap wider

Stanton talks Phoenix hosting mega events and more in full interview

North Carolina bill brings reminders of Arizona’s past at Final Four

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

Trump hits Freedom Caucus; experts say members have little to fear

No divide on this border issue; both sides urge less partisan posturing

Call for crackdown on immigration, sanctuary cities, splits House panel

Shoe-leather lobbying: Students in D.C. learn how to press an issue

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

Obamacare replacement fails; Arizona lawmakers say fight goes on

Time to take out the trash: Young innovators work on ways to reduce landfill waste

U.S. Customs and Border Protection to sponsor, recruit at Country Thunder

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

Advocates: Cutting energy funds leaves poor with ‘heat or eat’ choice

Bill protects good Samaritans who break into hot cars to save children, pets

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

Young leader in Arizona Democratic Party works to unite voters

Arizona reflects split as GOP delays health care vote amid infighting

Health care advocates cheer delayed vote on Obamacare replacement

Parents, teachers and students learn grassroots advocacy at the Capitol

Range of factors combine to keep state on ‘solid’ job growth pace

APS customers raise concerns about potential rate hike at Arizona Corporation Commission hearing

Share your perspective on protesting: Un-American or a patriotic duty?

Older women increasingly choose work over retirement

Former Homeland Security secretary addresses cybersecurity concerns

Tucson Elections

Tucson voting system will stand, after Supreme Court rejects appeal

Tempe startup designs fashion hub to nurture AZ designers

How are President Donald Trump’s policies affecting your career?

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

Obamacare in Arizona: Was it the right prescription?

Seven steps to ‘harvesting’ rainwater to turn your yard into a lush landscape

Judges say plan to split 9th Circuit could backfire, spark court delays

Trump budget targets grant benefiting 35,000 Arizona college students

Advocates leery of plan to hire more immigration judges, prosecutors

Trump budget would hire team of lawyers to secure land on border

Gabrielle Giffords creates AZ gun-safety coalition

DPS scrutinizes texting, other distracted driving leading to traffic accidents

Will the future of Obamacare affect you?

Arizona bill would allow schools to stock and administer asthma medication

Mexican presidential candidate files complaint against Trump policies

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

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

As feds crack down on immigration, locals push to protect residents

CBO: 24 million could lose insurance under Obamacare replacement

Oak Flat mine protesters march 40 miles on trail of opposition

A border runs through it: Tribes wary of wall on reservation land

Flake likely to face challenges from all sides, vows to be ready

March 10, 2017 Newscast

Arizona lawmaker wants to establish industrial hemp industry in state

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

Lawmakers urge compromise, not ‘hyperpartisanship’ in Washington

Arizona lawmakers debate bill that would raise minimum auto liability insurance

Two ‘non-traditional’ candidates reach short list for new UA president

Arizona lawmakers give Trump’s first speech to Congress mixed reviews

Lawmakers host kids of deported mom to send message to Trump

Home baked goods receive limited state regulation

Ducey presses governors on need for civics education like Arizona’s

Florence prisoners rehabilitate their futures by training wild horses, burros

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

Childcare program allows refugee parents to focus on much-needed classes

Trump message the same, but Arizona conservatives still like hearing it

Ducey, other governors hope feds cede power to states under Trump

McSally faces tense crowd at town hall near Tucson

Rep. Raúl Grijalva hosts community discussion to ‘interject humanity’ into immigration debate

McSally, critics hold dueling town halls, amid claim GOP dodges voters

Legislator wants to add computer coding to Arizona’s public and charter schools

Bill to ban tanning for minors passes Arizona House, now in Senate

From classroom to chatroom: how teachers risk crossing the line with students

Reagan hopes other election officials learn from her tumultuous year

Arizona voting rights advocates see little change, but hope for future

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

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

Democrats leave ICE meeting convinced arrests a taste of what’s to come

Homeless Hope

Report cites prevalence of faith-based groups in homeless fight

ACA Arizona

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

Trump voters express support for president’s early actions

State of Indian Nations: Hopeful, but cautious, as Trump replaces Obama

Mohave County Trump voters positive about president’s first three weeks

Trump won’t say where or how, but vows fight to reinstate travel ban

LOVE sculpture

Scottsdale develops master plan for future uses of Civic Center Mall

Emotions run high as Gov. Ducey, Homeland Security Sec. John Kelly tour Arizona border

Maricopa County develops plan to provide information to hearing impaired during emergencies

Phoenix parents fight for passage of ‘Joe’s Law’ to test drivers for drugs, alcohol

These state employees can bring their babies to work

Flake Gorsuch

After meeting, Flake even more committed to Gorsuch nomination

FEMA Navajo

Tribes say feds gave them run-around, not aid, after Gold King spill

ASU professor predicts ‘Obamacare’ repeal could send state into health care recession

Kelly vows to get local input as feds seek way to close southern border

Protesters gather outside Flake’s office to oppose Trump, DeVos

Proposed Arizona law would allow students to apply sunscreen at school

Border sheriff, businessman take different sides on border wall debate

Feds face Trump hiring freeze, with hundreds of Arizona jobs vacant

Franks, other lawmakers renew call to defund Planned Parenthood

Trump voters: Share your perspective on the president

Gorsuch pick for Supreme Court praised, panned by Arizona lawmakers