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May 24, 2017 Newscast

Cronkite News borderlands special: sanctuary cities, DACA and food rescues


May 23, 2017 Newscast

Cronkite News consumer special: coffee with a cause, e-cigarettes and goat yoga


May 19, 2017 Newscast

Cronkite News special: Sustainability initiatives in Arizona


Organization fights to revive Ajo’s economy after decades of recession

Ajo, Arizona, once nearly a ghost town, is in the hands of a single nonprofit seeking to save the economy by getting residents back into school and the workforce.


Arizona migration trends tracked through ‘death map’ of discovered human remains

PHOENIX - It might take a second to for the computer to load, but then it’s there: a map of Southern Arizona nearly completely covered with red markers, so dense in some areas that it’s black.


Advocates fear Superfund budget cuts further delay cleanup of sites

WASHINGTON - In the nine years since the former smelter near her house in Dewey-Humboldt was added to the Environmental Protection Agency's list of toxic Superfund sites, Rose Eitemiller said she's seen some progress. But not much.


Former NFL kicker hopes to improve football safety with technology

PHOENIX — Nick Lowery played football at the highest level for 18 years, but more than two decades after his 1996 retirement he continues to impact the game by improving the safety of the sport.


Winning the next battle: Report shows vets succeeding in college

WASHINGTON - Tim Rogers, 39, is scheduled to graduate next week with dual bachelor's degrees, in social work and in public service and public policy, one of 649 veterans who applied for graduation at Arizona State University this semester.


Money from relatives in U.S. sustains many Mexican families

JALPAN de SERRA, Mexico – On a Saturday afternoon in March, a line forms inside a pet store in this city of 22,000 in the highlands of the state of Queretaro. But the people in line are not here to buy dog food.


Arizona lawmakers debate bill that would raise minimum auto liability insurance

PHOENIX – You might have to pay about $80 more on car insurance next year if a bill working its way through the state Legislature passes.


Education board revokes, suspends licenses of AZ teachers

PHOENIX – The Arizona Board of Education has revoked the licenses of two Arizona teachers accused of communicating inappropriately with students online or on social media and suspended the licenses of two teachers accused of drinking on the job.


Legislator wants to add computer coding to Arizona’s public and charter schools

PHOENIX – Recognize this language? ¿Cual es su nombre?