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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.


Hispanic leaders push voting, but dismiss third-party candidates

WASHINGTON - The Congressional Hispanic Caucus wants to encourage young Latinos to vote - but wants to make sure they don't vote the wrong way.

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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.


‘Latinx is me’: How one letter links controversy, community

PHOENIX — Just one letter – “x”– has spurred death threats, sparked arguments and reverberated throughout a community.

Kim Aguayo is an artist, a millenial, and Latinx. Aguayo enjoys exploring the intersectionality of identity. (Photo by Socorro Carrillo/Cronkite News)

‘Pokemon Go,’ virtual interns and the race for the U.S. senate seat

PHOENIX — When one of Sen. John McCain’s campaign rivals stages an event, the Arizona Republican uses Snapchat GeoFilters to digitally advertise “Vote McCain” in the area. His opponent in the GOP primary, Kelli Ward, has galvanized hashtags and six second videos to get her point across. And interns for Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, the Democratic candidate for McCain’s seat, are catching voters while they're trying to catch Pokemon.

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

McCain: ‘We can never do enough for our veterans’

PEORIA — The city unveiled its Vietnam Veterans Memorial Trail on Tuesday with help from U.S. Sen. John McCain, who expanded on his promise to fight for veterans issues.

McCain meets with veterans

8 things Arizonans love or loathe about Donald Trump

PHOENIX — He’s a businessman who is better for American politics. He’s self-centered and unscrupulous.


Revived Arizona KidsCare to bring affordable health care to 30,000 uninsured

PHOENIX — KidsCare returned to Arizona on Tuesday after a more than five-year absence and advocates expect to sign up more than 30,000 children for access to free or affordable medical, dental and vision care by the end of the year.


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.


Arizona GOP told it has work to do to reach millennials, independents

CLEVELAND - Republican pollster Frank Luntz told Arizona delegates Thursday that the Grand Old Party needs to focus less on the “old” if it hopes to remain relevant in the future.