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Giffords joins lawmakers, students at Capitol March for Our Lives rally

WASHINGTON - Former Arizona Rep. Gabby Giffords did not speak, but her presence was clearly felt at a news conference of Democratic lawmakers and students from around the country who were demanding tougher gun laws, a prelude to the national March For Our Lives after Parkland, Florida, school shooting.


Arizona desert bighorn sheep thrive with help of conservationists – and hunters

Protecting Arizona Desert Bighorn Sheep has been successful, but conservationists know that while the sheep are tough, they're also fragile.


#RedForEd: Teachers call in sick over low pay, protest state proposal on tax cuts for wealthy

Over 300 teachers from the Pendergast Elementary School District protested low education salaries in a #Redfored demonstration at the Arizona Capitol.


Living in the margins: ‘Ecovillages’ take sustainability to personal level

Throughout Arizona, a number of commune ecovillages express a new sense of urgency, not just for sustainability but for community in general


17 lives, 17 minutes: Students rally, walk out of schools to mark one month since the Parkland shooting

Students are gathering at the Arizona Capitol, walk out of schools across the state and nation to protest gun violence.


‘We deserve better:’ 17-year-old activist joins legislators calling for gun control laws

A teenage activist, Democratic lawmakers and an educator called for Arizona to pass gun control laws. A Republican-controlled Legislature has stymied such bills this session saying they are unnecessary.


Art worlds connect at Arizona-Mexico border event

The Binational Border Residency facilitated an event where artists, dancers and residents from Mexico and Arizona converged at the border fence.


Art in motion: South Phoenix light-rail extension will include 11 cultural art installations

Valley Metro and the City of Phoenix asked community members to select 14 artists nationwide to create 11 art installations for the South Phoenix light rail extension.


ASU professor’s STEM initiative puts Phoenix, Egyptian students in the same virtual classroom

The Leadership Through Problem-Based Learning Initiative is a STEM program available to young women at Xavier College Preparatory, a Catholic all-girls high school in Phoenix, and Al Farouk Islamic Language School in Cairo who problem-solve with real-world biology and physics problems.


President Trump’s focus on MS-13 may not reflect Arizona’s gang reality

While President Trump's State of the Union emphasized MS-13's violence, Arizona law enforcement sees more significant threats.


As monsoon storms grow stronger, county works to keep trails safe for park visitors

As researchers predict monsoons to grow more powerful, Maricopa County parks may face increased erosion from runoff.


Do you use current events in Arizona classrooms?

Cronkite News wants to understand how journalism can work for Arizona teachers. We’re exploring how to deliver and present stories in a way that teachers and students can use inside and outside of the classroom.