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Arizona hopes to reduce enormous teacher shortage through mentoring, paid tuition

PHOENIX – The Arizona Teacher Residency is a first-of-its-kind graduate program, modeled on a traditional medical residency. It offers student teachers a two-year term in which they will receive in-classroom experience, a living stipend, a master’s degree from NAU and a job in a partnering school district. The program’s first cohort has been placed in three Title I districts.


Climate tool brings the bad news; advocates hope that brings good outcomes

WASHINGTON - A new online dashboard that aims to give state and local governments the real-time information they need to fight climate change paints a bleak picture for Arizona's future, calling for more heat, more drought and more wildfires.


August 24, 2022 Newscast

Cronkite News looks back at stories from our sports bureau: From a young skate boarder breaking barriers to a top award for the ASU grounds crew


August 3, 2022 Newscast

Cronkite News looks back at stories from our sports bureau: From a young skate boarder breaking barriers to a top award for the ASU grounds crew.


Recent ASU transfer Lukas Sillinger plays with top 2022 draft picks at LA Kings development camp

LOS ANGELES – Lukas Sillinger plays with top draft picks, NHL experienced players and borrowed gear at LA Kings development camp ahead of joining Arizona State this fall.


Arizona Coyotes enter rebuild mode with three first-round picks

SCOTTSDALE – Bill Armstrong, general manager of the Arizona Coyotes, introduced their three first-round picks to the media recently. These selections include the third pick, Logan Cooley, the 11th, Conor Geeky, and the 29th, Maveric Lamoureux.


Despite Supreme Court OK to end it, ‘remain in Mexico’ remains for now

WASHINGTON – Advocates waiting for the Biden administration to end the "remain in Mexico" immigration policy could be waiting weeks, or more, despite the Supreme Court ruling last week that the administration has the authority to do so.


New Juneteenth holiday gains acceptance – slowly – in Arizona, elsewhere

WASHINGTON - Juneteenth was a holiday for federal workers Monday, but not workers in many states, including Arizona. Some cities recognize the day but not all, and just 30% of businesses gave workers the day off. But advocates say it's still a step in the right direction.


Steeped in Black history, Eastlake Park celebrates Juneteenth

PHOENIX – The historic Eastlake Park neighborhood in Phoenix held its annual Juneteenth celebration. Countless civil rights activists have graced Eastlake Park, from W.E.B. Du Bois to Martin Luther King Jr. The neighborhood is “so important to the civil rights history of Arizona," said Mayor Kate Gallego.


‘Springs are sentinels’: NAU team studies how spring water affects ecosystems

FLAGSTAFF – Spring water is a huge part of the Arizona ecosystem, feeding all the state’s perennial streams. NAU professor Abe Springer, who has been studying springs and groundwater for over two decades, talks about how they affect all the inhabitants of Arizona.


Meredith Loewenstein reflects new look, vibe of skateboarding culture

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. – In a male-dominated sport, Meredith Lowenstein, 16, is making her mark in the skateboarding world.


‘Open-air prison’ in southern Mexico traps thousands of migrants

TAPACHULA, MEXICO – Thousands of migrants are trapped in Tapachula, just north of Mexico’s border with Guatemala, where they face strict limitations on their movements, few job prospects, poor living conditions and long waits for immigration hearings. Some have labeled Tapachula an “open-air prison,” others call it the southern extension of the U.S. border.