The Cronkite News team reports on legislation about housing for homeless children, religious groups providing coverage for birth control and the Senate gridlock surrounding Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland.
The Cronkite News team investigates health, community and livelihood stories. A few of the topics in this newscast include Arizona Zika virus reports, yoga for football players, youth obesity solutions and summer hiking tips.
The Cronkite News team reports on legal issues from across Arizona, including efforts to fund housing for homeless veterans, an end to dog racing in the state and expanding internet access for low-income students.
Educators across Arizona are confronting familiar challenges in funding and teacher retention. The Cronkite News education team reports on creative ways to address those challenges, including how to support veterans, improve literacy and use new technology to create multi-sensory experiences.
The Cronkite News team reports on Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s memorial service in Washington, how organizations are dealing with cyber security, and a group of Arizona veterans who made an emotional trip to Arlington National Cemetery.
The Cronkite News team reports on immigration and borderlands issues from across Arizona, including how biometric data is helping to track people coming in and out of the country, how a soccer club is bringing refugees together and how Latino issues are affecting this year’s election.
Watch the Cronkite News Investigative Team reporting on overdoses of prescription drugs, sex trafficking in Arizona, how the state handles refugees, a threat to the livestock industry and a controversial herbal supplement.
Cronkite News reports on issues relating to sustainability and the environment. Watch how elementary students are using McDonald’s coffee grounds to support a community garden, how organizers of the Waste Management Phoenix Open save water and how to succeed in competitive tree climbing.
Watch our top stories on education in Arizona, the problems schools face and how teachers are rising to the challenge. Stories include school choice, cursive in the curriculum and First Lady Michelle Obama’s praise of Flagstaff High School. (Arizona PBS air date: May 9, 2016)