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Arizonans: What did you think of the Republican National Convention?

At the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Republican nominee Donald Trump promised to “lead the country back to safety, prosperity and peace" and "restore law and order."


Maryvale block watchers refuse to be thwarted by serial shooter

PHOENIX — Despite a nerve-wracking wave of violence, Maryvale neighbors work to thwart the serial shooter, discouraging petty crime along the way.


Wish you were here: Arizona Republican delegates speak to those who skipped the convention

As part of the Cronkite News multi-platform coverage of the Republican National Convention, we're connecting with Arizona delegates through text messages.


Border poll project: Share your feedback

Tell us what you think of the Cronkite News-Univision News-Dallas Morning News Border Poll and our coverage of the U.S.-Mexico border.


Economic concerns rise to the top in borderlands poll

Jobs, wages and the economy top the concerns of residents along the U.S.-Mexico border.


Shock, then aw: Sanders backers move on after endorsement of Clinton

WASHINGTON — Bernie Sanders' endorsement Tuesday of rival Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination was met with resignation from many of his Arizona delegates, followed by calls for party unity.


Maryvale neighbors watch out for crime as serial shootings plague neighborhood

PHOENIX — Unsolved shootings that have claimed the lives of five people in Maryvale weigh heavily on local police and community members, but a neighborhood watch group on Wednesday said they focus on preventing petty crimes that affect people’s day-to-day lives.

Maryvale residents discussing the recent shootings which have left some people uneasy. (Photo by Selena Makrides/Cronkite News)

Voting rights advocates condemn March election as voter suppression, urge restoration of federal oversight

Phoenix — Voting rights advocates Wednesday said the March presidential preference election amounted to voter suppression and proposed renewing federal election standards to protect voters.


Arizonans: How do you feel about Mexico as a country?

A recent survey released by the Center for Economic Research and Teaching in Mexico says Mexican public opinion on the United States has steadily improved over the past decade. Cronkite News wants to know if the feeling is mutual.


Donald Trump promises to bring Arizona along on the ride to making America great

PHOENIX – Donald Trump brought his trademark “make America great again” presidential campaign to the Arizona desert Saturday, rallying voters giddy over his proposals to build a wall along the Mexican border, ban Muslims from coming into the country and put a conservative on the Supreme Court.

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Adoring supporters, staunch protesters turn up the Arizona heat at Donald Trump rally

PHOENIX – Hundreds of supporters of Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee for president, turned out in the blazing heat to rally behind him at the Arizona fairgrounds.


Arizona Native Americans: Are you offended by the Washington Redskins name?

As the battle over whether or not to rename the NFL football team rages on, Cronkite News wants input from Arizonans about the controversial mascot.

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