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Some Arizona Republicans join Democrats to reject House farm bill

WASHINGTON - Two Arizona lawmakers were among 30 Republicans who crossed the aisle and joined all House Democrats to send the $868 billion farm bill to defeat Friday, with Democrats angry at food stamp cuts and the GOP lawmakers hoping to use the bill to force an immigration reform vote.


Arizona bill would legalize needle-exchange programs, bring volunteers out of legal gray area

A bill decriminalizing needle exchange programs has passed the Senate and now is in the House. The bipartisan measure would help programs like Shot in the Dark provides resources to people struggling with addiction.

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17 lives, 17 minutes: Students rally, walk out of schools to mark one month since the Parkland shooting

Students are gathering at the Arizona Capitol, walk out of schools across the state and nation to protest gun violence.


Would you drink beer made from wastewater?

PHOENIX – Wastewater. We use it to irrigate fields, to flush toilets and to make one of America’s favorite beverages – beer.

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Arizona agencies send help to Hurricane Harvey victims

PHOENIX – Hundreds of Arizona residents are sending help to Texans displaced by Hurricane Harvey by donating money, food, supplies and other aid to Arizona relief organizations, sports groups, grocery stores and other businesses.

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Taurasi marriage, Mercury Pride Night help ease challenges of LGBTQ community

PHOENIX — On Sunday, Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi broke the WNBA’s all-time scoring record. A month earlier, she was celebrated for a different achievement: appearing on the cover of People Magazine with former teammate Penny Taylor.


Do you have experience with women’s self defense classes?

U.S. women are becoming increasingly interested in learning self defense techniques to get them out of sticky situations, should they arise.


Mexican anti-poverty program is model for the world

ALMEACO DE BONFIL, Mexico - For the family of Sofia Aristeo Serdan, financial success is measured in small steps.


Social Refresh: April 28, 2017

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Social Refresh: February 17, 2017

Social Refresh: Top Cronkite News stories of the week


Duties and dreams: Arizona Latina struggles to balance education, family

QUEEN CREEK - When she was 5, Berenice Zendejas scribbled down the answer to her kindergarten teacher’s question.


AZ refugees, immigrants build business, trust at community market

PHOENIX - Red palm oil. African coffee, dresses and necklaces. Holiday ornaments. Homemade salsa.