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October 19, 2016 Newscast

Arizona poll, Prop 205 and religion in politics

Civics lessened: Arizona fares poorly on civic engagement ranking

WASHINGTON - Arizonans have lower rates of civic engagement than residents of most other states, likely because they are a "state of newcomers" who do not feel the need to build a sense of place, a public policy expert said Friday.

Civics Lessened

Trump stumps for ‘great America’ in Prescott Valley

PRESCOTT VALLEY - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump pounded on familiar themes that he will create jobs, stop illegal immigration and work on "fixing our inner cities" Tuesday in his sixth visit to Arizona, exhorting Arizona supporters to help him keep America rich, strong and great by electing him on Nov. 8.

AZ educators get creative in finding solutions to growing teacher shortage

GILBERT – Suzanne Zentner stood in front of the high school students and their parents gathered in the library of Gilbert High School on a recent evening and got right to the point.

Election coverage reflects fractured media landscape, experts say

WASHINGTON - A 24-hour news cycle. Social media giving newsmakers a direct connection to the public that can bypass the press. The blending of political pundits and reporters analyzing day-to-day political dramas.

U.S. surgeon general uses social media to address opioid epidemic

PHOENIX – The U.S. surgeon general is urging those who support the fight against the nationwide opioid epidemic to take his #TurnTheTide pledge.

Some Navajo join lawmakers opposing Bears Ears national monument

WASHINGTON - Navajo Nation locals joined Utah lawmakers Wednesday to express opposition to any attempt to designate land around the Bears Ears site in southeastern Utah as a national monument.

Land Feud

September 16, 2016 Social Refresh

Ducey on marijuana, new guidelines for Valley Fever, and refugee voting

Ak-Chin tribal members join North Dakota pipeline protest

MARICOPA – Cecily Peters and three other members of the Ak-Chin Indian Community loaded into an SUV Friday evening and drove 24 hours straight to join the protest of the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota.

AZ Supreme Court OKs police pay for on-the-clock union work

PHOENIX – The Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that paying police officers while they did work for the police union does not violate the state constitution.

Cronkite News Refresh: Sept. 9, 2016

Weekly recap: Election poll, Prop 205 views and screening for Zika.

Pinal County dodges health care void as Blue Cross steps in to offer ‘Obamacare’ coverage

PHOENIX – Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona announced Wednesday that it will remain in the Pinal County Affordable Care Act health exchange.