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Partnerships are crucial to saving dogs at Maricopa County shelter

PHOENIX – Maricopa County Animal Care & Control is always tight on funds and its facilities overcrowded. But thanks to creative marketing and partnerships, the county is able to place 95 percent of the dogs in homes.

Tell us about your voting experience

On Election Day, dozens of Cronkite News journalists are reporting from the border, around Arizona and in New York City, and we want to hear from you.

Medical marijuana for pain relief: Share your experience

There are many forms of pain management, including prescription drugs and natural remedies. As part of a Cronkite News investigation into prescription opioids, we would like to hear from people who use medical marijuana for pain relief.

Tempe students meet with police to dispel growing stereotypes

TEMPE - With recent national events sparking distrust for police officers, Dr. Kenneth Baca, Superintendent of Tempe Union High School District, invited police officers to Tempe high schools as a “preventative measure.”

Local program needs volunteers to give a voice to foster care children

The Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program pairs volunteers with foster children to help break the cycle of child abuse. As the Child Abuse Hotline received over 135,000 calls last year alone, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has declared April as Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Opt-out bill advances in Arizona Senate

Senate Bill 1455 passed in the Education Committee with a margin of 6-1 Thursday, but it still needs to come before the full Senate.

Cave Creek bus driver goes above and beyond for students

CAVE CREEK — Norm Rogers is not your average bus driver. As a driver in the Cave Creek School District, he goes out of his way to learn every child’s name, he greets all of his students every day and he gives back at every opportunity.