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Heat the turkey, not the conversation: Surviving a post-election holiday

WASHINGTON – While Americans might be tempted to discuss politics while passing the gravy this Thanksgiving, experts say that food is the only thing that should be heated at the holiday dinner table – and they offer hosts some tips for redirecting the dinner table talk.


After several tries, Prop 211 backers hope to shine a light on ‘dark money’

WASHINGTON - Give $50 to a campaign and, under Arizona law, your name, address and employer are reported to the state. Give $5,000 - or more - to an independent group working to support or oppose that candidate and you do so in secret. Prop 211 aims to change that.


‘Fresh food, fresh start’: Tucson cafe doubles as training program for people with mental illness

TUCSON – Café 54 serves as an employment training program for people with mental health conditions. Trainees work as cashiers, cooks, dishwashers and servers. The goal is to help them gain new skills and land a permanent job in the workforce.


Care and comfort: From horses to micro-mini cows, animals can help with human ailments

PHOENIX – From mini-micro cows to horses, Cronkite News journalists take a look at how different animals around the Valley are helping people with a variety of ailments.


Sister act: Thomas siblings square off in Arizona women’s NCAA Tournament victory over UNLV

TUCSON – Despite an early scare from UNLV, Arizona pushed past the Lady Rebels with a dominant fourth quarter filled with efficient offense and solid defense. Sam Thomas was a major contributor for the Wildcats defensively, grabbing steals and blocking shots in a game that featured sister Jade on the UNLV bench.


Mikey’s League fills sports void for those with intellectual, physical disabilities

TEMPE – Mikey's League began in 2019 in memory of Mikey Bender, 21, who died after losing a battle with cerebral palsy and a heart defect. The league has teamed with KinectAbility to open doors for ability sports.


6A showdown: Arizona’s top high school basketball teams square off for the title

PHOENIX – The 6A boys and girls basketball championships are are set to tip off tonight at Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Perry and Hamilton will play for the boys title, and Perry and Valley Vista will go at each other for the girls title. Storylines run deep in both games.


Nearly two years into the pandemic, theaters and performers adapting to the ‘new normal’

PHOENIX – Many theaters in metro Phoenix are putting on indoor performances for the first time since the pandemic started in March 2020. Despite challenges, the pandemic has allowed for a more mindful approach to planning and staging productions.


Fading inside: One family’s battle with Alzheimer’s amid the pandemic

MORRISVILLE, Pa. – The COVID-19 pandemic has exacted a grave toll on those with dementia. Some fell ill. Many died. Others saw their disease worsen amid isolation from loved ones. One Cronkite News reporter shares her family’s personal journey of living with Alzheimer’s during these unprecedented times.


Coalition targets illegal tobacco trade, with Arizona among top states in contraband

PHOENIX – The Arizona Chamber of Commerce is joining Philip Morris International in a partnership called United to Safeguard America from Illegal Trade, which aims to stop illicit trade through public-private partnerships.


Attorneys, advocates reflect on new Native American Voting Rights bill

The Native American Voting Rights Act aims to address voting barriers related to addresses, IDs and delivering ballot in tribal areas.


Cha-ching: Suns playoff run a boost for local businesses, city image

PHOENIX – The Phoenix Suns’ playoff run has brought excitement back to the Valley and money to the pockets of local businesses following the challenges of the pandemic.