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October 2016 Arizona poll methodology

The Arizona Republic, the Morrison Institute for Public Policy and Cronkite News partnered on a statewide political poll in October. Behavior Research Center conducted the poll from Oct. 10-15. Using up-to-date voter registration lists, more than 1,200 live landline and cellphone calls were used to obtain an average of 811 valid responses from registered voters per question. The interviews were performed in English or Spanish.


Supreme Court begins term with relatively few Arizona cases – so far

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court began its new term this week with one judgeship empty for the first time in a generation, and just one Arizona case on the docket for the first time in several years.


Controversy spikes as Scottsdale plans Desert Discovery Center

SCOTTSDALE – A controversial, $75-million desert center in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve is moving forward after two decades of wrangling, despite preservation activists' attempts to stop it.

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Concussion reporting on the rise in Arizona

PHOENIX – At first blush, the statement from Dr. Javier Cardenas might have troubled some parents of young athletes.


News21 investigation: Voter fraud is not a persistent problem

PHOENIX — Politicians and voting rights advocates continue to clash over whether photo ID and other voting requirements are needed to prevent voter fraud, but a News21 analysis and recent court rulings show little evidence that such fraud is widespread.


Success on the field, struggles in the stands for Tucson Saguaros

TUCSON — As the Tucson Saguaros finish up their inaugural season, there’s one question that lingers in the minds of people as the team heads into the playoffs.

Tucson Saguaros’ second baseman Michael Rampone up at bat in front of a sparse crowd at Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium. (Photo by Michael Boylan/Cronkite News)

Arizona reacts to shooting of Dallas police officers, citizen protests over the deaths of two black men

We'll update Arizona’s reaction to the shooting of Dallas police officers and the protests over the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.

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Arizona would get $21 million to fight opioid abuse under White House plan

WASHINGTON - Arizona would get $21 million over two years to combat opioid abuse as part of a $1.1 billion proposal pushed Wednesday at the White House to tackle the spread of the epidemic.


Twenty years of D-backs drafts spotted with success stories

PHOENIX — The Diamondbacks selected Chris Owings out of Gilbert High School in South Carolina with the 41st pick of the 2009 MLB Draft.


Law and disorders: Cops, advocates try to defuse dealings with disabled

WASHINGTON - If anyone has reason to be distrusting of the police, it's Phoenix resident Mary Brncik.

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A Department of Corrections investigation found employees lied and falsified records

Department of Corrections employees lied about conducting security rounds and falsified records involving the suicides of two Arizona inmates - one of whom died during a nearly three-hour time period when prison video shows no regular or required checks were done at all, according to a Cronkite News review of DOC documents.

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Arizona school districts turning to social media for teachers

Finding qualified teachers is a struggle that Arizona school districts say is worse this year than ever before. Districts across the valley are trying to solve this issue by thinking of new ways to find applicants.