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Buckle up? Not in every seat in Arizona, which some experts frown on

WASHINGTON - Buckling up saves lives, particularly during the busy holiday travel season, but safety experts saw Arizona's relatively lax seatbelt laws leave a lot to be desired. One state expert disagrees, saying Arizona actually does better on seatbelt use than many states with stricter laws.


Simulation gives Gilbert caregivers an idea of what it’s like to live with dementia

GILBERT – Staff at a Gilbert assisted-living facility participated in a dementia simulation to better understand the cognitive difficulties common to older people.


Clean Elections commissions interactive mural on Roosevelt Row to spur younger people to vote

PHOENIX – The Citizens Clean Election Commission commissioned a mural along Roosevelt Row to attract inspire the younder generation to vote.


‘Fight the bite’: August rains bring risk of mosquito-borne illnesses

PHOENIX — Preventing rainwater from pooling is a good way to prevent mosquitoes from breeding and spreading disease, like the west nile.


Remembering the legacy of ‘Those Dam Women’

LAS VEGAS – Women may not have done actual construction work on the Boulder dam, but that is the only thing they didn't do for the project and the town.


Anti-Defamation League review: 6 Supreme Court cases that delight conservatives, dismay liberals

An Anti-Defamation League annual review of SCOTUS opinions paints a picture of this year’s Supreme Court decisions on immigrant detentions, voting rights for minorities, religious rights at a Colorado bakery and anti-abortion pregnancy centers. How people view those decisions depends on their ideology, a panel of legal and political experts says.


July 25, 2018 Newscast | Cronkite News

Should police patrol school hallways?; the Arizona national guard beefs up border security; a look at Meals on Wheels; and more.


Proposed law would require Arizona to compile statistics on veteran suicide

PHOENIX – Three years after a veteran’s suicide, friends and family call legislators to action.


Extreme-heat warning for this week prompts renewed plea for water donations

Next week is forecast to be a scorcher in the Valley, and city officials are asking for more water donations to help those in need.


‘Everyone can see themselves in Barbie’: Iconic doll better reflects global diversity

PHOENIX – Mattel, like many companies adapting to a multicultural world, has been working to diversify the shape, races, ethnicities and occupation of Barbies.


New Arizona law helps combat PTSD among first responders

PHOENIX – The Officer Craig Tiger Act will encourage first responders to seek counseling after traumatic experience on the job.


Study: Arizona No. 43 in voter turnout; minorities, youth and poor are hurt most

PHOENIZ – Arizona ranks 43rd in the nation in voter turnout, with the poor and the young least likely to exercise their right to vote, according to the study, released at a press conference Tuesday by the Arizona Clean Elections Commission and the Morrison Institute.