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Voices in protest: Community speaks out about gun violence

Cronkite News spoke to protestors at a rally at the Arizona state Capitol on Wednesday, the one-month anniversary of the shooting.


‘We deserve better:’ 17-year-old activist joins legislators calling for gun control laws

A teenage activist, Democratic lawmakers and an educator called for Arizona to pass gun control laws. A Republican-controlled Legislature has stymied such bills this session saying they are unnecessary.


A single decision seven years ago altered career path of Suns’ Devin Booker

Devin Booker is one of the hottest young stars in the NBA. One decision during high school helped make it possible.



Thousands of refugees came to Arizona in 2016, but fewer arrived last year

Refugees from war-torn countries continue to come even as politicians try to stop them.


DJs, dancers, DROPIT: Suns make in-game entertainment priority, too

T-shirt cannons, DJs, dancers. Suns know they must entertain fans with more than just basketball.


Section 113, Row 15, Seat 12: one seat, four nights, four Suns fans

PHOENIX -- Once upon a time, the Suns were the face of the Valley. They were the community's first major sports team, beginning play in the 1968-69 season.


After Montana outcry derailed career, Phoenix College coach Pflugrad looks for second chance

PHOENIX — Though the Phoenix College football staff resists the name “Last Chance U,” it feels that way at times for Robin Pflugrad.


From desert wheat in Arizona to pasta in Italy

CASA GRANDE — Italian pasta chefs are known for crafting dishes that are as much local culture as they are food. What is less well-known is that Arizona’s desert durum wheat is a common ingredient in Italian pasta.

Wheat breeds

Mission Possible Cafe provides community with Mexican cuisine, job training

PHOENIX — The new Mission Possible Cafe is opening in central Phoenix and is giving its employees the valuable work experience they need.


Millions consumed potentially unsafe water in the past 10 years

WOLFFORTH, Texas – As many as 63 million people – nearly a fifth of the country – from rural central California to the boroughs of New York City, were exposed to potentially unsafe water more than once during the past decade, according to a News21 investigation of 680,000 water quality and monitoring violations from the Environmental Protection Agency.


Hallucinations, cramps, even death: Sports in Arizona heat can be dangerous

PHOENIX — Exercising in the Arizona heat can be a dangerous -- and mind-altering -- decision.