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Recycling increases in Phoenix during the pandemic

Recycling programs throughout Arizona have struggled during the COVID-19 outbreak, as they work to collect recyclables safely.


‘Coronavirus Chronicles’: Cronkite News special highlights pandemic coverage

The Coronavirus Chronicles takes viewers through several weeks of the biggest coronavirus stories since the outbreak began – while offering an inside look at how the newsroom navigated bringing stories of a worldwide crisis to audiences.


Down for the count: Tribes’ Census response lags far behind state, U.S.

PHOENIX - Tribal response to the 2020 Census badly trails state and national rates, according to Census Bureau data, with the already-challenging task of counting in tribal areas further complicated by the arrival of COVID-19.


One year later: The demise of the AAF through a player’s eyes

TEMPE – One year after the Alliance of American Football shut down operations, Arizona Hotshots defensive lineman Dylan Wynn recounts the day it all ended.


Despite COVID-19, poll officials report steady turnout, smooth voting

TEMPE - Polling officials around Arizona said voting in the state's presidential preference primary Tuesday was decidedly calm in the midst of a decidedly anxious time in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, with high turnout but generally smooth operations..


Maricopa County becomes largest county to approve Second Amendment sanctuary measure

PHOENIX – The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors declares the county a sanctuary for gun rights, drawing an array of criticism from those concerned about gun violence and regulation.


Trump swipes at foes, touts record, vows to hold Arizona in November

PHOENIX – In his 10th visit to Arizona in five years, President Donald Trump lashed out at Democrats, extolled the state of the economy and dismissed the idea that the Grand Canyon State could turn from red to blue.


McSally officially enters costly, high-profile race to keep Senate seat

WASHINGTON - Arizona Republican Sen. Martha McSally officially kicked off the campaign to retain her seat this week, entering a race already awash in cash and which one national analyst calls the "marquee Senate race of the cycle."


Drone on the range: Farmers take to the skies to save water and money

MARICOPA – Drones are monitoring some crops to help save water while gathering detailed information that can help with crop cultivation and monitoring soil conditions.


Border wall opens – temporarily – for the annual Misa Fronteriza along the Rio Grande

EL PASO, Texas – El Pasoans, citizens of Ciudad Juarez and Las Cruces, N.M., gathered on opposite sides of the Rio Grande Canal to celebrate their religion and the bonds that transcend the border.


Suns break ground on $45 million training facility with high technology, high-end amenities

PHOENIX – The Phoenix Suns broke ground on a new state-of-the-art training facility on Wednesday, signaling a new for the rebuilding organization.


Arizona recycling programs are in trouble, thanks to residential contamination

PHOENIX – Recycling programs across Arizona are in jeopardy as contamination from residents and tariffs from China remain in place.