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Racism and social media: ASU anti-harassment program provides insight, tips

TEMPE — Social media has given bullies the power to hide behind keyboards for years and it’s not uncommon to see arguments and personal attacks break out in the comments section on Facebook.

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Once a victim, Cardinals running back Johnson supports anti-bullying campaign

PHOENIX— Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson is no stranger to the issue of childhood bullying.

Peabody says potential buyers could keep Navajo Generating Station open

WASHINGTON - Navajo leaders expressed hope Monday that the Navajo Generating Station will be able to continue operations past 2019, after Peabody Energy said it had come up with a list of potential investors in the plant.

South Phoenix hopes light rail extension will bring end to historic segregation

PHOENIX - Tall corporate buildings, brand new modern apartment complexes and fancy restaurants compose most of Central Avenue in downtown Phoenix. However, just a few miles down, south of Salt River, it’s a different story. Small, family-owned businesses, abandoned buildings and empty lots become the scenery.

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McCain diagnosed with brain cancer; family asks for prayers

WASHINGTON - Arizona Sen. John McCain has been diagnosed with brain cancer, his doctors said Wednesday, less than a week after he was hospitalized for removal of a suspicious blood clot over his left eye.

McCain reaction: News of brain cancer brings response from all sides

News that Arizona Sen. John McCain is battling brain cancer brought reaction from the White House, former presidents, allies and past opponents.

Solar could replace Navajo Generating Station power, but not its jobs

WASHINGTON - Solar power advocates say a 250-megawatt renewable-energy facility could be in place in time for the late-2019 closure of the Navajo Generating Station, if permitting and construction began right away.

Former ASU student shines light on workplace harassment in tech industry

PHOENIX - When Susan Fowler detailed the atmosphere at Uber company headquarters in her viral February blog post, the former Arizona State student and engineer gave voice to a serious issue in the tech industry: harassment of female workers in male-dominated companies.

Social Refresh: March 17, 2017

Social Refresh: Cronkite News top stories of the week

Trump call for merit-based immigration puzzles experts, advocates

WASHINGTON - Immigration advocates are unsure what the merit-based immigration system President Donald Trump called for on Tuesday would do for the country - mostly because they don't know exactly what the president meant.

Fight to remain silent: People often waive Miranda rights, experts say

WASHINGTON - When Carlos Andres Maciel told police in Yuma County, before being advised of his Miranda rights, that he had broken into a church, officers were free to use that confession against him, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled late last month.

Arizona delegates praise inspiration, unity in Trump speech

CLEVELAND - Donald Trump closed out a bumpy Republican National Convention Thursday, officially accepting the party’s presidential nomination in a rousing speech that reiterated campaign themes of bringing law and order and prosperity to the country.