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Save water, drink beer: Camp Verde collaboration swaps corn for barley

CAMP VERDE – A collaboration among Camp Verde farmers, investors and the Nature Conservancy has reduced Verde River water usage by getting farmers to swap our summer corn for winter barley, a key ingredient in beer.


Violence burdens ‘bone and skin’: Indigenous women run in prayer to outpace pain

BAPCHULE – Women in the Gila River Indian Community prayed for an end to violence against indigenous people days before a new report found that Arizona has the third-highest number of missing and murdered indigenous women cases.


Hiccups and ‘voter fatigue’: Election Day challenges discussed

PHOENIX – While some people faced difficulties casting their ballot in the 2018 midterm elections, others are at work looking for new ways to make the voting process easier and more accessible.


1.7 million votes and counting: Officials say wait until Thursday for results of McSally, Sinema Senate race

PHOENIX – Only a small fraction of votes separate Arizona Senate candidates McSally and Sinema. McSally is ticking ahead with 99 percent of precincts counted.


Early returns show McSally, Sinema race for Senate remains too close to call

PHOENIX – Early returns in the race for Arizona’s open U.S. Senate seat showed a sliver of votes separating Republican Martha McSally and Democrat Kyrsten Sinema, after a campaign featuring millions of dollars in attack ads and verbal sparring over patriotism, voting records and alleged lies.


Election Day: Results roll in, voters share their stories

PHOENIX – Cronkite News reporters fan out across the state to share stories from Election Day. Find election results and voter experiences.


Hungry for jobs, people with Down syndrome learn to cook

PHOENIX – Kris Mills, the owner of a food truck, teaches people with Down syndrome how to cook to improve their chances of getting jobs.


Photo essay: John McCain memorials and services

Sen. John McCain is remembered by family, friends and hundreds in Phoenix before his body lies in state at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.


‘Amazing Grace’: Scenes from Sen. McCain’s memorial

More than 15,000 people paid respects to Sen. John McCain at the Capitol and hundreds lined the route to carrying the casket to a memorial service at North Phoenix Baptist Church. Later Thursday, the senator will be flown to Washington, D.C. for services later this week.


Election Day: Computer problems at polls vex voters in Maricopa County

Voters and local media report technical problems with computers in Arizona’s largest county as polls opened across the state Tuesday in the primary election.

A man walks through the glass door of the Desert Rose Community Room of The Citadel Senior Living Community in Mesa.

Beyond the reservation: NABI focuses on education as well as basketball

The NABI Foundation invites Native American basketball teams to compete in tournaments, while also offering lessons in the importance of healthy living and education.


Raising the steaks: Cardinals’ Larry Fitzgerald sees giving back as his personal responsibility

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald is entering his 15th season with the Cardinals and continues to carry his spirit of giving to the Arizona community and nationwide.