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Election updates: Voters defy COVID, misgivings to make their voices heard

Millions of Arizona residents have already voted in this swing state but people are showing up in person at polls around Arizona to vote for President Trump or Joe Biden for president, for or against Proposition 207 to legalize recreational marijuana and Prop 208 to fund education.


On their way north, pregnant migrants brave a harrowing jungle crossing in Panama

BAJO CHIQUITO, Panama – Panama has been overwhelmed by the increasing numbers of migrants coming through the Darién jungle that separates it from Colombia – an increasing number of them are pregnant women.


Pride defines historic day as top female wrestlers compete in state high school tournament

PRESCOTT – Pride, excitement highlight girls’ participating in first AIA state wrestling championship.


SunZia power lines would destroy wetlands, kill birds, opponents say

SunZia, a $2 billion project to carry wind-generated electricity from New Mexico to Arizona, faces opposition from community groups about environmental concerns.


Just for kicks: Arizona sneakerheads pay big bucks for elite shoes

Sneakerheads are growing in the Valley. They are navigating a rapidly-changing retail industry to find the most unique and artistically-inspired shoes.


Saving lives: Nonprofit trains public to administer naloxone to reverse opioid overdoses

Sonoran Prevention Works provides free training for people about opioid devastation and how to use an overdose reversal drug, which is gaining attention among government, law enforcement and the general public.


San Luis teacher honored with Esperanza Latino Teacher of the Year Award

SAN LUIS - Every year, the organization Chicanos Por La Causa, honors Latino teachers in Arizona who go above and beyond — inside and outside their classrooms — with the Esperanza Latino Teacher of the Year award. This year, three teachers from Maricopa County received the award but it was one teacher from San Luis who really stood out.

Lucia Alvarez

Outpouring of support for McCain comes from far – and weird

WASHINGTON - The outpouring of support following this week's announcement that Arizona Sen. John McCain has an aggressive brain tumor came from the expected Washington heavyweights, including current and former presidents, lawmakers and Cabinet members.

A McCain intern answers questions at Phoenix campaign headquarters. (Photo by Socorro Carrillo/Cronkite News)

Good Samaritans step up to help 76-year-old with expensive AC repairs

PHOENIX – Socorro Carbajal had tears in her eyes.


Broken AC, no money leave low-income residents facing scorching heat

PHOENIX – Socorro Carbajal is 76 years old, lives on the limits of Social Security and can’t afford to have her home's central air conditioning unit repaired.


Justa Center in Phoenix helps address ‘surge’ of older homeless population

PHOENIX – It can happen in an instant: You lose your job. You can’t pay your medical bills. You have an accident.


Borderlands Theater has been putting on a show for three decades in Tucson

TUCSON – Nestled among the sprawling buildings around the Tucson Convention Center is the Sosa-Carrillo-Frémont House, home to Borderlands Theater and the Arizona Historical Society offices.