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Arizona GOP not surprised by DNC email leak

PHOENIX— Several Arizona Republican delegates said the Democratic National Committee email leak is an opportunity to sway millennials and independent voters toward the Republican ticket in November.


Arizonans join anti-wall protest at generally quiet GOP convention

CLEVELAND – For Buckeye resident Ernesto Lopez, the border wall promised by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is disturbing enough that he was willing to drive from Arizona to Cleveland to be part of a protest against it.


Delegates call plagiarism charge an attempt to ‘demonize’ Melania Trump

CLEVELAND - Arizona Republican delegates stood firmly behind Melania Trump Tuesday against charges that she lifted parts of a Monday speech from a similar speech in 2008 by first lady Michelle Obama.


Chandler kid gets trip to White House for her ‘Barack-a-Bowl’ recipe

WASHINGTON - It's not every kid who gets to go to a White House state dinner - unless it's the annual "Kids State Dinner" for youths who have devised healthy lunch recipes as part of first lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" initiative.


Judge may rule on claims of Arizona voter suppression

PHOENIX – A U.S. district court judge may decide two critical issues in Arizona before the November presidential election: whether to stop the state’s new so-called “ballot harvesting” law from taking effect and whether to force elections officials to count out-of-precinct provisional ballots.


Cronkite News Education Special: May 9, 2016

Watch our top stories on education in Arizona, the problems schools face and how teachers are rising to the challenge. Stories include school choice, cursive in the curriculum and First Lady Michelle Obama's praise of Flagstaff High School. (Arizona PBS air date: May 9, 2016)


Arizona felons have steep path to restore voting rights

PHOENIX - Michele Keller has been out of prison for nearly a decade.


TGen researchers looks to canines to advance treatment of cancer

SCOTTSDALE – Keith and Marna McLendon thought their 9-year-old Scottish terrier, Molly, had a mere bladder infection.


16-year-old develops free app to help students pass Arizona civics test

A 16-year-old has developed a free app to help students pass the Arizona civics test, which soon will be required for students to graduate.

Riley Danler, student at Primaver Online High School, creator of the Arizona High School Citizen App. (Photo by Alexis Dominguez/Cronkite News)

Phoenix chosen as ‘priority city’ in Michelle Obama’s new Let’s Move! Outside program

The U.S. Department of Interior has chosen Phoenix as one of its first 50 “priority cities” for first lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! Outside initiative.


Arizonans urge lawmakers and governor to reinstate KidsCare

KidsCare, Arizona’s Children’s Health Insurance Program, has been frozen since January 1, 2010. Monday, supporters gathered at the Capitol to rally together and urge lawmakers and Gov. Doug Ducey to lift the freeze.


Free meals of nutritionally sound ‘ugly food’ offered at ASU event to highlight food waste

TEMPE – Discolored, irregularly shaped and unusually sized fruit, vegetables and meat rarely make it to U.S. grocery stores. “Ugly food” is often left in the field to rot or thrown away before it can be sold to consumers.