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Tempe, ASU to study wastewater for clues about opioid use

Tempe and Arizona State University are each contributing $35,000 to monitor city wastewater, believing it will help tailor programs to fight the opioid crisis.


Arizona students gather to remember victims of Texas school shooting

Students, activists, families and faith leaders gathered Monday night to commemorate the 10 victims of the Santa Fe High School shooting.


Without researchers or funds, Puerto Rico universities grapple with future after Hurricane Maria

College-educated professionals, such as doctors and scientists, have left Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.


California’s cost of living pushes people to move to Arizona

One California company is relocating its operations to Goodyear, creating 30 new job opportunities.



Bats, boxes and bridges: Officials build new homes for bats in Marana

Migratory Mexican free-tailed bats are coming home to new habitats tailored to their roosting needs.


Gubernatorial hopeful Garcia optimistic on Democratic chances in 2018

WASHINGTON - After years of incremental improvement, Democrats have a "great chance" of turning Arizona blue this year, gubernatorial candidate David Garcia said. But experts and state GOP officials said Democrats have made similar claims before, and nothing's changed this year.


Endangered fish have re-emerged in the Santa Cruz River, but will they last?

Experts warn that raw sewage still threatens to contaminate the river's water and its wildlife.


District 8 House seat likely to remain Republican, despite crowded race

The race to replace Rep. Trent Franks in the U.S. House of Representatives has inspired a political free-for-all between almost 20 candidates in the West Valley.


Nonprofits: Arizona needs more foster families for refugee children

Phoenix is one of 12 U.S. cities that accept refugee children under the Unaccompanied Refugee Minors Program. Though Arizona accepted thousands of refugees last year, only 21 foster families are licensed to help them.


Military accepts transgender recruits, but advocates won’t give up fight

WASHINGTON - Transgender individuals will be able to openly enlist, re-enlist and serve in the military beginning Jan. 1. Advocates in Arizona welcomed the shift, but don't believe this is the end of their fight.


Mexicans and Americans – a complicated relationship

QUERETARO, Mexico - A Cronkite journalist goes on a listening tour in Mexico to hear about hundreds of years of history and the different takes on the current, complicated feelings that regular Mexicans have toward the United States.