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Phoenix conference centers on preventing suicide

PHOENIX – Once a year, Chandler resident Sue Berghaus goes to a restaurant, orders a Bud Light and a Jager shot, and places them in the center of a table to honor her son, Chris Berghaus.


April 7, 2017: Cronkite News producer picks of the week

This week’s top Cronkite News stories include reporting on the upcoming closure of Tent City, a touching piece about the impact an organ donor can have and much more.


Red rocks, a water tank and angry neighbors: controversy flows in Sedona

SEDONA – Residents of a Sedona neighborhood are concerned their red rock oasis may soon get an unwelcome intruder: a 1.5 million gallon water tank.


March 31, 2017: Cronkite News producer picks of the week

This week's top Cronkite News digital stories include reporting on the Final Four, a Cronkite News analysis of Latino representation in Valley police departments and a podcast focused on sleep deprivation among college students.


HGTV outfits Scottsdale home with ‘smart’ technology for contest

SCOTTSDALE – Cable network HGTV has decked out a Scottsdale home with new technology that will allow the homeowner to lock the door, raise window shades and control their showers from a smartphone or tablet.


Flagstaff City Council approves slow down of minimum-wage increase

PHOENIX – After months of council meetings, hundreds of emails sent to city council members and hand wringing from supporters and opponents, Flagstaff residents have an answer about the future of the city’s minimum wage: a more gradual increase that will still reach $15 an hour on schedule.


Court rejects cases on Navajo Generating Station impact, its closing

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court rejected two cases related to the Navajo Generating Station, one that aimed to tighten environmental restrictions on the coal-fired power plant and another questioned the process that calls for the plant's closure.


Trump budget targets grant benefiting 35,000 Arizona college students

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration's budget blueprint calls for eliminating a need-based grant that benefits more than 35,000 Arizona college students, a cut that one expert said could be "a real setback for students."


Advocates worry success could be latest threat for gray wolves

WASHINGTON - Populations of endangered Mexican gray wolves have reached their highest numbers since reintroduction efforts began nearly 20 years ago, but rather than cheer the success, environmentalists are worried it could backfire on the struggling animals.


Arizona lawmaker wants to establish industrial hemp industry in state

PHOENIX – A Republican senator from Lake Havasu City sees economic opportunity in industrial hemp and wants to bring Arizona into the fold.


Fear and hope: Flagstaff residents consider future with new $15 per hour minimum wage

FLAGSTAFF – The scent of freshly popped kettle corn, laced with syrup and buttery caramel, wafts through Flagstaff Nut House in Flagstaff’s downtown.


Phoenix Rising FC makes its case for MLS expansion

TEMPE -- In a dirt lot, trucks whir and beep, their sounds filling gaps in the sound of passing traffic. Construction is underway on a temporary soccer stadium for Phoenix Rising FC.