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Arizona summit on Zika teaches health officials how to tackle virus

PHOENIX — Arizona health officials joined the global battle to fight the Zika virus in a daylong summit Tuesday, educating doctors and other medical professionals and emergency personnel on ways to prevent and handle the mosquito-born virus that causes devastating birth defects.

Cronkite News Education Special: May 20, 2016

Educators across Arizona are confronting familiar challenges in funding and teacher retention. The Cronkite News education team reports on creative ways to address those challenges, including how to support veterans, improve literacy and use new technology to create multi-sensory experiences.

Cronkite News Borderlands Special: May 13, 2016

The Cronkite News team reports on immigration and borderlands issues from across Arizona, including how biometric data is helping to track people coming in and out of the country, how a soccer club is bringing refugees together and how Latino issues are affecting this year's election.

Cronkite News Investigations Special: May 12, 2016

Watch the Cronkite News Investigative Team reporting on overdoses of prescription drugs, sex trafficking in Arizona, how the state handles refugees, a threat to the livestock industry and a controversial herbal supplement.

Cronkite News Sustainability Special: May 11, 2016

Cronkite News reports on issues relating to sustainability and the environment. Watch how elementary students are using McDonald's coffee grounds to support a community garden, how organizers of the Waste Management Phoenix Open save water and how to succeed in competitive tree climbing.

Arizona’s online voting system makes it easy for military personnel to cast their vote

It was just a few short days before Halloween in October 2012. Petty Officer Second Class Scott Bourque was stationed in Japan and had just received his mail-in absentee ballot for the presidential election. He knew it would be nearly impossible to fill out his ballot and mail it back in time for it to be counted by Arizona Election Officials on Nov. 6.