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Fear and hope: Flagstaff residents consider future with new $15 per hour minimum wage

FLAGSTAFF – The scent of freshly popped kettle corn, laced with syrup and buttery caramel, wafts through Flagstaff Nut House in Flagstaff’s downtown.


How is your industry affected by automation and robots?

According to a McKinsey Global Institute report, 51 percent of existing jobs in the United States could be at least partially replaced by the automation technology we already have today.


Over 60 with student loan debt? Share your story

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau found that the number of people older than 60 with student loan debt has quadrupled in the last decade.


From classroom to chatroom: how teachers risk crossing the line with students

PHOENIX – Investigators said it started with a World of Warcraft game: A 16-year-old girl joined a team with her teacher and then entered into a private chat, which spiraled into online advances by the teacher and suggestions of meeting outside of school.


The transition into nursing homes, assisted living: Share your experience

Transitioning from your own home to a nursing home or assisted living can be difficult enough, even before the stress of tackling cost, health care and insurance plans. If you or your loved ones have had experience with this process, Cronkite News would like to hear about it.


Navajo Generating Station to close by 2019, plant owners say

WASHINGTON - The owners of the Navajo Generating Station in Page voted today to keep the plant operating until its lease ends in December 2019, pending agreement with the Navajo Nation on reclamation of the site.


Trans-Pacific trade debate makes for unusual allies, antagonists

WASHINGTON - Ray Zuckerman felt some relief when President Donald Trump signed an executive order to withdraw the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership - and some reservations.


One less battle: Treatment courts keep vets out of jail, in recovery

WASHINGTON - The way Gregg Maxon sees it, veterans have a hard enough time as it is when their service is done - they don't need jail time added to the list.

Veteran Courts

3D-printed heart helps family cope with toddler’s lifetime of heart surgeries

PHOENIX – Just days after she was born, Jemma Starks nearly died. Surgeons have operated on her three times over her 2½ years to keep her heart beating.

A doctor, young girl and her mother

Downtown Phoenix development highlights need for walkable streets

PHOENIX - Downtown Phoenix streets, once scattered with vacant lots and modest housing, are now abuzz with the ceaseless sounds of cranes, backhoes and tractors.

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New NCAA rules change way college basketball players think about chasing NBA dream

College basketball players who declare for the NBA draft can still play for the university under new rule changes that reduce the dilemma for talented players, a move applauded by two Phoenix Suns players.


Hundreds rally as Supreme Court weighs Obamacare contraceptive mandate

WASHINGTON - Protesters gathered at the Supreme Court Wednesday - one side dancing to Lady Gaga and the other singing hymns - while justices considered whether religious groups can be required to provide contraceptives to employees under Obamacare.