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Kid’s Cafe feeds hungry children, helps them with homework in after-school program

Kid’s Cafe serves free meals to Valley children who might otherwise go hungry.


For Arizona Latinos, primary election is just a warmup to November

While Arizona Latinos lined up at polling stations to make their choices for Tuesday’s primary preference election, immigrant-rights groups sent out volunteers to continue registering voters.


Voters protest in the wake of clogged Maricopa County polling places

Elected officials and members of the public on Wednesday called for action after Maricopa County voters faced a night of long lines and overwhelmed polling stations during Tuesday’s presidential preference election.

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New bill would make online fantasy sports betting legal in Arizona

A new bill that is being proposed in the Senate would legalize online fantasy sports betting in Arizona.

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Opponents slam “dark money” bill

Opponents of a legislative move to reduce state oversight of “dark money” said changes approved last week by the Senate would put Arizona elections under a cloud.

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Pilots donated nearly $800,000 in ‘angel’ flights last year

GOODYEAR – Dennis Phelan packed his plane, closed the hangar door and went through his pre-flight checklist.


Pastor strives to keep MLK legacy at historic Tanner A.M.E. Church

Historic Tanner Chapel A.M.E. Church, one of the oldest African American churches in the state, is the only Arizona church where civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. is known to have given a sermon.


What we learned: Reflections on El Paso-Juárez from the Borderlands team

Editor’s note: Recently, a group of Cronkite reporters for the Borderlands program spent a week covering Pope Francis' visit to the border. In the end, the story became more than just about the pope. The reporters were among the few, if not the only student reporters, who covered the story from El Paso and Juárez, one of the biggest border communities in the world, from both sides. Here's an essay with their reflections:


Time running low as supporters of sex ed inclusivity bill voice support

A bill that would eliminate Arizona’s ban on school districts including any discussion of homosexual sex in teaching the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases is running out of time, according to the bill’s author.

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ASU’s first comedian-in-residence shares secrets of comedy in classes

TEMPE-Maysoon Zayid, the first ever comedian-in-residence at Arizona State University, is teaching freedom of expression and how to make people laugh. She teaches a stand-up course to current ASU students at the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts as well as moderating one session a month to students who are disabled and want to talk about their struggles of campus life.


Migrating muralists converge street art culture between Phoenix, LA

LOS ANGELES — When Los Angeles street art photographer Eriberto Oriol and his wife, Angelica Gonzalez-Oriol, traveled through Arizona, they’ve noticed a trend: Street art in Arizona feels more progressive and meaningful than much of the work they see in LA.

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Travelers concerns over Zika virus grow

Travelers at Sky Harbor Airport planning trips to countries where the Zika virus has been reported are worried about the growing number of cases.