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26 marijuana dispensary licenses available through Arizona equity program

PHOENIX – Social equity licenses to sell marijuana could help Arizonans, particularly those of color, who have been harmed by the long-running war on drugs.


ClipDart barber business snips away inequities of Black hair styling

Kyle Parker created the ClipDart network after having trouble finding barbers who could cut and style Black hair. The business platform allows people to find barbers or have barbers come to them.


Taking AIM: Arizona hospitals band together to fight maternal mortality

PHOENIX – Pregnancy-related deaths have been rising in the U.S., especially among Black and Indigenous women. In Arizona, a new effort aims to address that by providing hospitals with standards of care to help spot complications before it’s too late.


Hermosillo pedestrians face many dangers, but work to remedy them is underway

Like Phoenix, Sonora’s capital Hermosillo has struggled with pedestrian safety. In recent years, dozens have been killed and hundreds have been injured. But many are responding to the issue, hoping bring those troubling numbers down.


Arizonans host a range of events to mark brand-new Juneteenth holiday

WASHINGTON - The federal Juneteenth holiday may be brand new, but you might not know it from the number of celebrations already planned to mark the day in Arizona, with celebrations across the state scheduled to start Friday night and continue through Saturday evening.


Daughter in sports? Role models, parental support can help keep girls participating

PHOENIX – A Women’s Sports Foundation study found parental support plays a significant role in girls in sports. That’s because girls face more stereotypes and have less societal support than boys.


New Phoenix Rising stadium offers better experience for fans, athletes

PHOENIX – Phoenix Rising FC kicked off its season on April 30 and sits in first place in the USL Western Conference Pacific Division standings.


5 transgender military veterans discuss abuses, how political changes can alter lives

PHOENIX – Transgender military veterans have faced a constant shift in policy, depending on which party is in power. Five of them talk to Cronkite News about their experiences.


Lower income, Hispanic neighborhoods lag on vaccinations

PHOENIX – Although vaccinations are now open to most Arizonans, some neighborhoods are lagging behind – notably those that are lower income and predominantly Hispanic.


Sharpen your pencils: Many Arizona schools reopen for in-person instruction

Many Arizona schools reopened for in-person instruction Monday, including schools in Maricopa and Pima counties. Gov. Doug Ducey issued the order to reopen March 3.


New administration may mean changes with U.S. relationship with Mexico

MEXICO CITY – Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador was one of the few leaders to visit former President Donald Trump in the White House. Will the relationship hold between the United States and Mexico?


Movement to defund police gains urgency in Arizona

Community members, activists and police experts discuss the movement of defunding the police departments as cities across the nation begin to reform their law enforcement.