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Arizona PBS

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October 2, 2023 newscast

Arizona veterans and state battle over bingo, student loan payments resume, Suns new roster

September 27, 2023 newscast

Shocking Deandre Ayton trade; potential shutdown could impact local charities; new plans for Arizona Center

September 26, 2023 newscast

Cardinals flying high after win, dance company teaches hip-hop history, border encounters surge

September 18, 2023 newscast

SAG-AFTRA and WGA strikes in AZ, driest monsoon, yoga and paddleboard fitness craze

September 14, 2023 newscast

Mercury optimistic, Rennie back after Women’s World Cup, how AZ ranks for green jobs

September 13, 2023 newscast

Cities look to replicate Phoenix’s ‘heat team,’ animals easy anxiety, NCAA officials in Glendale

July 27, 2023 newscast

Controversy over American Latino museum; adaptive sports changes; honoring local boxing coach Alex Milligan

July 26, 2023 newscast

School voucher debate; vintage sportswear hotspot; fencing and Parkinson’s disease

July 25, 2023 newscast

New therapy for heat illness; transitioning to professional sports; football player returns after open heart surgery

July 20, 2023 newscast

Record-breaking temperatures; border encounters plummet; Sun Devil Gabi Rennie in Women’s World Cup

July 12, 2023 newscast

Help for unsheltered during heat wave; inflation and animal shelters; fashion and the NBA

July 6, 2023 newscast

VP Harris visits Gila River Indian Community, Summer League preview, 80-year-old fencers in Arizona

July 5, 2023 newscast

Free medical event, Fencing Nationals in Phoenix, barber to NBA/NFL stars

June 27, 2023 newscast

Free HIV testing, Mercury's interim coach Nikki Blue, lost item recovery at Salt River

June 20, 2023 newscast

Arizona DACA recipients mark 11th anniversary; girls' basketball debuts at Section 7 tournament; 2023 MLB Combine in Phoenix.

June 7, 2023 newscast

Phoenix completes 100th mile of cool pavement; Desert Challenge Games; high-value baseball card found

June 1, 2023 newscast

ASU unveils plans for medical school; big sporting events coming to Valley; woman starts brewery

May 30, 2023 newscast

Arizona service members honor fallen at Arlington. Sug Sutton spotlighted. Phoenix bucks housing sales decline.

April 26, 2023 newscast

Endangered California condor, ADOT’s pothole plan, ‘Bill & Ted’s’ filming locales

April 20, 2023 newscast

Cancer among firefighters, Tempe autism center designation, Hopi farming

April 12, 2023 newscast

Katie Hobbs governor update, Phoenix State of the City, Colorado River

April 10, 2023 newscast

Anti-drag bills, abortion pill access, mosquito population growth

April 6, 2023 newscast

Hobbs talks executions in court, Texas migrant health care, Diamondbacks home opener

April 5, 2023 newscast

Organ donations in Arizona, migrant medical emergencies, Phoenix business grants

March 27, 2023 newscast

Deaf and blind school funding uncertain, COVID death rate, mobile home residents relocated

March 22, 2023 newscast

Gallery features portraits by Banksy, why SRP is releasing water, Tiger Woods mini golf course

March 21, 2023 newscast

Cesar Chavez’s personal bodyguard's story, Oak Flat fight, local pizza reviews

March 17, 2023 newscast

Spring training ballpark tours, history, weather, players and economic impact

March 14, 2023 newscast

Phoenix City Council election runoffs, Maricopa gliding competition, looking at Arizona dialects

March 7, 2023 newscast

Special edition on health: marijuana edibles and kids; cochlear implants

February 27, 2023 newscast

Crime victims at state Capitol; tax break for renters fails; virtual reality of Anne Frank's house

February 23, 2023 newscast

The House Judiciary Committee holds a hearing in Yuma, Muslim organizations hold an education and lobbying day at the state capitol, and opposition to a new interstate proposal.

February 22, 2023 newscast

Winter storms bring winds, snow and rain across the state, hoop dancing helps in healing and a look at why one particular group of Arizonans experience homelessness more than others.

February 20, 2023 newscast

Education Day, ADHD medication shortage, name changes for Tempe streets and parks

February 15, 2023 newscast

Students lobby legislators, cannabis and kids, how downtown Phoenix fared for the Super Bowl

February 13, 2023 newscast

Super Bowl winners discuss success, Yuma nonprofits experience financial burden, First Lady visits Mesa.

February 10, 2023 newscast

In this Friday edition, we spotlight people who bring the Super Bowl to life

Photos: Arizona Super Bowl events include music, parties, experiences, more

PHOENIX – Cronkite News photographers are capturing Super Bowl events, from the Super Bowl LVII Experience to Super Bowl LVII Music Fest and more.

Confetti canons blast as Imagine Dragons performs during the Super Bowl LVII Music Fest at Footprint Center Feb. 11, 2023, in Phoenix. (Photo by Drake Presto/Cronkite News)

Super Bowl 2023 halftime performer Rihanna discusses preparation for Sunday

PHOENIX – Fans have heard from Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City Chiefs players every day this week leading up to Super Bowl Sunday. Today, another big game performer will speak ahead of Sunday.

Rihanna speaks during Thursday's press conference for the Apple Music Super Bowl 57 halftime show at the Phoenix Convention Center. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)

What the Eagles and Chiefs are saying ahead of Super Bowl 57

PHOENIX – For the first time since 2015, Arizona will play host to the Super Bowl. Follow along for live updates, featuring news, event highlights and more from the Cronkite News team, before the Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City Chiefs kick off on Super Bowl Sunday at State Farm Stadium.

Margaret T. Hance Park is home to a portion of the Super Bowl LVII Experience. Signage at the park promotes the big game and events surrounding it. (Photo by Drake Presto/Cronkite News)

Super Bowl 2023 week kicks off with Opening Night at Footprint Center

PHOENIX – For the first time since 2015, Arizona will play host to the Super Bowl. The privilege comes with plenty of must-see live entertainment; tailgates; festivals; and, of course, football in the lead-up to the big game at State Farm Stadium. Follow along for live updates, featuring news, event highlights and more from the Cronkite News team, before the Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City Chiefs kick off on Super Bowl Sunday.

Footprint Center welcomed the Super Bowl contenders and fans Monday for a night of interviews, entertainment and the flat-out bizarre. (Photo by Reece Andrews/Cronkite News)

February 6, 2023 newscast

Colorado River tourism, Mexican gray wolves counted, how gun bills are faring

February 2, 2023 Full Newscast

Cannabis sales to spike; backyard chickens can relieve egg price pain; Super Bowl experience ready to launch

February 1, 2023 Newscast

Gun laws at the AZ Legislature, students build electric cars and the turf is shaping up for the big game

November 22, 2022 Newscast

Holiday meal prices are up, and so are volunteer hours by families

November 14, 2022 Newscast

An update on Arizona's ongoing election battles, a new housing complex provides affordable units in the expensive Phoenix area

November 9, 2022 Newscast

Red wave or blue mirage? We take a look at the election results, new law changes threshold for election recounts

November 2, 2022 Newscast

Political robocalls and texts are overwhelming phones this election season, how Arizonans can benefit from traveling more sustainably

October 13, 2022 Newscast

Honor Flight brings veterans to D.C., rain in the weekend forecast; high school basketball camp highlights stars

October 11, 2022, Newscast

Cronkite News takes a look back at award winning content from our journalists.

September 23, 2022 Newscast

Former exec estimates Suns, Mercury net worth; hearing aids now sold without prescription

September 13, 2022 Newscast

The NBA fines, suspends Suns owner Robert Sarver, Glendale looks at new panhandling law

September 9, 2022 Newscast

Arizona remembers Queen Elizabeth II, PACT Act will help veterans receive care after exposure to toxins

August 19, 2022 Newscast

Cronkite News take a look back at stories from our health team: From efforts to get small children vaccinated against COVID-19 to why pregnant women should count the kicks

August 12, 2022 Newscast

Polynesian pride for ASU Football; Eloy's high school sport storied history

August 4, 2022 Newscast

Cronkite News looks back at stories from our sports bureau: From how you can help when the Super Bowl comes to the Valley to why more women are betting on games.

July 18, 2022 Newscast

Finding innovative ways to help the food supply system, using equestrian vaulting to bring people together

June 20, 2022 Newscast

New concourse opens at Sky Harbor Airport; Juneteenth celebration in Phoenix.

June 16, 2022 Newscast

Gov. Ducey declares state of emergency for Pipeline Fire, libraries offer fine forgiveness

2022 election: Important dates for Arizonans

As Arizona's 2022 midterm and local elections approach, here are key dates for Arizona voters.

January 19, 2022 Newscast

COVID-19 spread could be slowing in Arizona, military comes to aid of Yuma hospital to treat COVID positive patients

January 18, 2022 Newscast

Proposed bills at the Arizona Legislature raising concerns of the LGBTQ Caucus, Arizona man part of voting rights hunger strike in Washington, D.C.

December 9, 2021 Newscast

Omicron variant confirmed in Arizona, new report on vaccinations, Secretary of State issues an apology

December 1, 2021 Newscast

Protests about Mississippi abortion law, misinformation among Latino audiences, cool December temperatures

November 22, 2021 Newscast

Cooler weather for Thanksgiving, workers strike at Sky Harbor Airport, one girl finds a forever family

November 16, 2021 Newscast

Arizona ranked seventh in lung cancer, mapping ticks in Arizona, Arizona ski resort delays opening

November 11, 2021 Newscast

We honor veterans here in Arizona for their service to our country

November 5, 2021 Newscast

Border re-opening, COVID pill on the way to FDA, reactions to Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver

October 19, 2021 Newscast

Encouraging students and faculty to get vaccinated, young girls in transportation careers, Phoenix Mercury answer the questions

ASU football coach Herm Edwards shares memories of 9/11

ASU football coach Herm Edwards shares memories of 9/11. Edwards was a first-year head coach with the New York Jets.

September 3, 2021 Newscast

Afghan refugees in Arizona, eviction filings in Arizona trend downwards, Arizona Coyotes looking to move

August 30, 2021 Newscast

Tropical storm Nora may impact Arizona, European Union to put restrictions on tourists from the U.S.

August 19, 2021 Newscast

A new school funding tax, monsoon weather comes again, the latest on Covid-19 mandates

August 18, 2021 Newscast

School districts mask mandate, a look at the delta variant, requirements for mail-in ballots

July 6, 2021 Newscast

Save money and power in the heat, more fires over the weekend, donkeys change the environment

June 2, 2021 Newscast

Arizona's next governor candidates, increasing the number of female farriers; the upcoming monsoon season.

May 10th, 2021, Newscast

Update on presidential election audit, vaccinating the Latino community, Arizona Coyotes coaching staff

April 14, 2021 Newscast

A gun violence memorial in D.C., electric car plants in Arizona, a Valley runner pushes through tragedy

March 17, 2021, Newscast

Moderna trial comes to Phoenix, healthcare during the pandemic, monarch butterflies are endangered

March 4, 2021, Newscast

In-person learning to resume, expand access to ballot boxes, minority communities struggle for vaccine

Three influential Arizonans share their goals and challenges – and their inspiration

February is Black History Month, and Arizona PBS is honoring the contributions and achievements of Black Americans. Meet three influential leaders who have made an impact on our community.