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Social media in the classroom: Communication or complication?

With social media taking over just about everything, teachers across America are left in a pinch. Where do they draw the line between communication and complication?


Arizona blood bank prepares to test donated blood for Zika

SCOTTSDALE - An Arizona blood bank will soon start screening donated blood for the Zika virus, following an FDA recommendation.


Court grants new hearing on suspected money laundering assets

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court ordered a new hearing Thursday for two Mexican men seeking to get back more than $800,000 that U.S. authorities seized in the belief the men were laundering drug money.


Who let the dogs out: Crew faces feral canines, other foibles on primary election day

PHOENIX – When poll workers arrived at a high school Tuesday morning to get ready for voters, they encountered two barriers that could have prevented voters from casting their ballot: a locked gate and a pack of dogs.


Will the Latino ‘sleeping giant’ wake and vote this November?

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Andrea Montes turns 18 just weeks before the November election, and the Wisconsin resident plans to vote for the first time.


Voters will face maze of new requirements in November

CINCINNATI – With the presidential election less than three months away, millions of Americans will be navigating new requirements for voting – if they can vote at all – as state leaders implement dozens of new restrictions that could make it more difficult to cast a ballot.


Aug. 1, 2016 | Cronkite News

November elections, McCain's statement on Trump and women in medicine


TGen teams up with Scottsdale family to take on rare childhood disease

SCOTTSDALE – Wylder Laffoon was just seven months old when his parents, Steven and Shannon Laffoon, learned their son had a rare, genetic disease that meant he would not live past age 3.


U.S. Supreme Court reverses Arizona high court in death-row case

WASHINGTON - An Arizona death row inmate could get another chance to challenge his sentence in a 2001 murder, after the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday overturned a ruling by Arizona's high court.

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Teaching young people the importance of voting in elections

At 12:08 p.m., two minutes before the start of the second lunch period at Ironwood High School in Glendale, Teresa Martinez sprang into action.

voting rights ambassador registering students to vote

Some fliers curse airline fees, but balk at possible congressional cure

WASHINGTON - Larry Ward thinks the fees that airlines charge are "absurd," but the Fountain Hills resident is no more enthusiastic about any possible solution to the problem that involves Congress.


State agency spent millions on failed biospecimen program it hopes to revive

Everything changed for Brent Gendleman in 2003.