Oct. 30, 2014
The Latino vote is crucial for some hot races in the general election. What one organization predicts about voter turnout for Arizona's largest minority. And as more states ban the use of phones in cars, studies show the hands-free alternative may not be much better. Plus, one company is imprinting skills for success into the minds of homeless youth.
Oct. 29, 2014
Today on Cronkite News, an unmanned NASA rocket that exploded during takeoff was designed and built right here in Arizona. Plus, some young voters are still split on which gubernatorial candidate to vote for. The candidates took a trip to Arizona State University to try and sway the students' votes. And later, we continue our Access Across Arizona series with a visit to Greenlee County to look into the dangerous levels of E. coli in the water, and what the locals are doing to prevent further contamination.
Oct. 28, 2014
Today on Cronkite News Arizona's education system is ranked among the lowest in the country. We sat down with your candidates for the top state schools position to hear their plans on improving education. And, even though voters can't request an early ballot anymore Maricopa county is still expecting a big turnout. Plus the computer coding industry is growing and one library is helping to educate more girls for the field.
Oct. 27, 2014
Today on Cronkite News, Arizona gubernatorial candidates have differing views on what should be done to change public education. We break down what each candidate is planning and how their views could affect Arizona's education cuts. Plus, the climate could be causing changes to wildfire seasons across the west. Find out how Arizona could be affected. And, with the start of college basketball season soon approaching we take you out to our Los Angeles bureau with a look at the PAC-12 men's basketball media day.
Oct. 23, 2014
The Arizona Department of Health has confirmed a case of the enterovirus in our state. Find out how parents can keep their children safe. Arizona lawmakers say VA officials should lose their jobs over new developments on doctored wait times in the Phoenix hospital. Plus we continue our Access Across Arizona coverage this time looking at the youth in La Paz county.
Oct. 22, 2014
Today on Cronkite News, the DEA kicks off a program to help stop prescription drug abuse, while one state representative is on a mission to fully legalize marijuana. Then, the question of whether student athletes should be paid is raised again, this time by a Big 12 panel in D.C. And with Arizona's drought conditions, we look into what one golf course is doing to save water while still keeping its course green.
Oct. 21, 2014
The latino vote is an important aspect of any Arizona election season. Find out what this group of voters is looking for in the upcoming election. And Arizona places 27th in exports for US cities. See how Arizona businesses and government leaders are reaching across borders to promote international business. Plus students are teaming up with the Phoenix Suns to defeat a different kind of rival.