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June 2, 2016 Newscast

Cronkite News covers a meteor, fatal car accidents and a dog tethering ordinance.


I saw it on Facebook: Posts alert neighbors to crime, community help

MARICOPA — When Trisha Johnson spotted a Mitsubishi lurching along the dusty road in front of her house, her fingers flew over the keyboard of her smartphone. Within seconds, she posted an alert on Facebook to neighbors in her rural community.


Women of color who own Arizona businesses are on the rise

PHOENIX – Jenny Poon is a serial entrepreneur.

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Measles outbreak spreads to the Valley

PHOENIX — A measles outbreak is moving north in Arizona. State health officials report 11 confirmed cases of measles in Pinal and Maricopa counties.

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Arizona parents and teachers: Are you worried about kids’ online activity?

Children and teens spend a significant chunk of their time on the Internet. What steps, if any, do you take to keep them safe online?

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Relieved Maricopa County supervisors certify Prop 123, Prop 124 election

Updated at 5:50 p.m. May 26, 2016. PHOENIX -- The May 17 special election results have been approved by the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors and county election officials pledged to make sure the primary and general elections run smoothly.


Cronkite News Consumer Special: May 26, 2016

The Cronkite News team reports on consumer issues from across Arizona, including food stamp cutbacks, the state's illegal animal trade and the growing trend of green burials.


‘Gorilla-Snot’ solution a potential ‘long-term’ fix for I-10 dust problem

SCOTTSDALE -- Silly name. Serious solution. That’s what local Arizona company Soilworks calls its Gorilla-Snot fix to the blowing dust that resulted in a 62-mile stretch of Interstate 10 being closed multiple times during the past several weeks.


Arizona teacher survey: Use Prop 123 to raise salaries

PHOENIX – Some Arizona teachers want Proposition 123 money to be used to increase teacher pay, but the state’s two major teacher associations disagree over how the money should be spent.


NFL promises to return some Defense Department marketing funds

WASHINGTON - Arizona's senators welcomed the announcement this week by NFL officials that the league would return more than $723,000 of Defense Department recruitment funds that had been used to fund events at games honoring troops.


How upcoming Supreme Court abortion ruling could change Arizona’s legal landscape

PHOENIX – Elizabeth Savino worked as a nurse practitioner at Grace Clinic for two years, serving mostly low-income women at the family planning clinic.


Several Arizona voting stations see short lines for special election

MARICOPA - Voters moved quickly through the polls today as lines were almost non-existent at several election stations across Arizona.

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