University of Arizona hopes new student fee for athletics can be game-changer
TUCSON — Granted, it is the offseason, but a quick glance around the Gate 2 underpass at Arizona Stadium shows the need for upgrades.
April 21, 2017: Cronkite News producer picks of the week
This week’s top Cronkite News stories include reporting on pet prosthetics, the LGBTQ homeless community, growth in the city of Buckeye and a big newsroom high five.
Coalition calls for release of Mexican journalist seeking political asylum in U.S.
PHOENIX -- As attacks against reporters in Mexico increase, a coalition of immigration lawyers and organizations that defend journalists are calling for the release of a Mexican reporter detained at the border after asking for political asylum in the United States.
Court: State doesn’t have to pay part of inmate’s suit – against state
WASHINGTON - An appeals court said Tuesday that a federal judge cannot order the state of Arizona to bear some of costs of a lawsuit brought against the state by an inmate in the state prison system.
How are President Donald Trump’s policies affecting your career?
Are you a professional adult working in Arizona? Tell us how President Donald Trump's policies are affecting your industry and which economic developments you anticipate having the greatest impact on your career.
Phoenix girl to be honored at Run To Fight Children’s Cancer race
PHOENIX - A Phoenix middle school student and cancer patient will be honored Saturday at the seventh annual Run To Fight Children’s Cancer. Emma Kerr, 12, who was diagnosed with leukemia two years ago, is returning to Ingleside Middle School after successful treatment.
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.
Over 60 with student loan debt? Share your story
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau found that the number of people older than 60 with student loan debt has quadrupled in the last decade.
From classroom to chatroom: how teachers risk crossing the line with students
PHOENIX – Investigators said it started with a World of Warcraft game: A 16-year-old girl joined a team with her teacher and then entered into a private chat, which spiraled into online advances by the teacher and suggestions of meeting outside of school.
The transition into nursing homes, assisted living: Share your experience
Transitioning from your own home to a nursing home or assisted living can be difficult enough, even before the stress of tackling cost, health care and insurance plans. If you or your loved ones have had experience with this process, Cronkite News would like to hear about it.
Navajo Generating Station to close by 2019, plant owners say
WASHINGTON - The owners of the Navajo Generating Station in Page voted today to keep the plant operating until its lease ends in December 2019, pending agreement with the Navajo Nation on reclamation of the site.
Trans-Pacific trade debate makes for unusual allies, antagonists
WASHINGTON - Ray Zuckerman felt some relief when President Donald Trump signed an executive order to withdraw the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership - and some reservations.