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Arizona 16-year-old lands perfect ACT score

GILBERT — A 16-year-old Arizona girl earned a perfect composite score on the ACT college admissions test, such a rarity only one-tenth of one percent of students in the nation have achieved it.


Thanks, giving: Nonprofits look to profit from ‘Giving Tuesday’

WASHINGTON - After the unbridled consumerism associated with Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, nonprofits are hoping to appeal to supporters' generosity and capture some donations, since their wallets are already open.


Native American tribes, Grijalva lead move to conserve Gila River land

PHOENIX – Native American tribal leaders, archaeologists and Congressman Raúl Grijalva are seeking to designate more than 84,000 acres curving along the Gila River as a national monument.


Are you concerned about opioid use in Arizona?

Reporters at Cronkite News are working on a project on the impact of prescription opioid use in Arizona. What do you want to know?


Election officials confident voter rolls secure after hack attempt

WASHINGTON - Arizona election officials said that "at no point" was voter registration information "accessed or manipulated" after an attempted hack into the state's database over the summer.

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For Log Cabin Republicans, ‘gay conservative’ is not a contradiction

Matthew Shuman looks forward to voting for Donald Trump this fall and said he agrees with the Republican Party on most everything, including its policies on national security, gun rights and economic liberalism. Most everything.


Police say tips called into Silent Witness line will help catch Maryvale shooter

PHOENIX – Police say someone knows the identity of the Maryvale shooter, the man who brought violence and death to neighborhoods in Maryvale and central Phoenix.


Risk to children’s online safety rises in summer

PHOENIX – School books may be closed for the summer but laptops are open. As children spend more time on the internet, police and parents are working harder to protect them from online predators.

Jamie Winterton, director of strategy for Arizona State University’s Global Security Initiative, is a mother of two young boys, ages 6 and 12. She says teaching kids about online safety is crucial in today’s digital space. (Photo by Alexa Salari/Cronkite News).

Twenty years of D-backs drafts spotted with success stories

PHOENIX — The Diamondbacks selected Chris Owings out of Gilbert High School in South Carolina with the 41st pick of the 2009 MLB Draft.


Arizona becoming a popular place to train for Olympic hopefuls

The state of Arizona is no stranger to Olympians. A string of athletes from the state has pursued the Olympic dream and made it a reality. But they have done so outside of Arizona.


From fad to flames: The rise and fall of the hoverboard industry

After colleges began regulating them, public entities banned them and retailers pulled them from shelves, one of 2015’s biggest fads has faded.

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Chandler company Privoro develops security product for iPhones

CHANDLER — Chandler-based Privoro has developed a product that may give people a little more privacy in a world where digital devices allow others to listen, watch and track their every move.