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Cronkite News DC Special: May 27, 2016

The Cronkite News team reports on legislation about housing for homeless children, religious groups providing coverage for birth control and the Senate gridlock surrounding Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland.


Thousands gather for Phoenix officer David Glasser’s memorial service

PHOENIX — David Glasser was passionate, professional, and always hard working. “A great street cop.”


Arizona prepares for wildfire season with new aircraft

MESA — An air tanker that can streak to an Arizona wildfire to dump 3,000 pounds of flame retardant in record time is bringing the latest technology to fighting fires.


Tucson AHL team, another step in growth of hockey in Arizona

TUCSON — When he lived in the Valley, Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild had a front row seat for the growth of hockey in Arizona.


Cronkite News DC Special: May 19, 2016

The Cronkite News team reports on Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's memorial service in Washington, how organizations are dealing with cyber security, and a group of Arizona veterans who made an emotional trip to Arlington National Cemetery.


Arizona polling locations: A photo map

PHOENIX - Cronkite News reporters traveled to polling locations across the state and talked to voters casting ballots in the special election.


Arizona felons have steep path to restore voting rights

PHOENIX - Michele Keller has been out of prison for nearly a decade.


Downtown Phoenix development highlights need for walkable streets

PHOENIX - Downtown Phoenix streets, once scattered with vacant lots and modest housing, are now abuzz with the ceaseless sounds of cranes, backhoes and tractors.

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Mexican shoppers surge across the border for lower prices in US

NOGALES, MEXICO — The pedestrian crossing line into the United States winds out of the port of entry building and into the city on an early weekday afternoon. As those waiting mingle in line, others return to Mexico coming the other way, arms heavy with shopping bags.


Arizona utility executive calls for more transparency in rate-setting

WASHINGTON - Arizona Electric Power Cooperative CEO Patrick Ledger told a House panel Wednesday that federal power administrations are keeping local utilities in the dark when it comes to what's in their bill.


Food too ugly to eat gets a makeover that feeds 500

TEMPE - An Arizona State University department is giving ugly food a makeover, trying to change the way consumers shop for produce.


Visitors from Mexico spend Easter vacations and money in Arizona

NOGALES, SONORA -- A two week Easter break in Mexico translated into long lines at the Nogales border crossing for Isauro Perez and his family who were headed for shopping in Tucson.