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Nov. 20, 2014
Today on Cronkite News President Obama will announce his plan on immigration in just a few hours possibly giving migrant farm workers across the country something to be thankful for this holiday season. And while some valley leaders eagerly await the President's announcement others feel tackling immigration should be a team effort. Plus after tuesday's big reveal ASU hockey is already preparing for its D1 debut. Watch video

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Nov. 19, 2014
Today on Cronkite News, we have an update on President Obama's plan to tackle immigration reform. Then, medical marijuana users say there is a flaw in the legal system that wrongly criminalizes them. Find out why they are fighting DUI charges. Watch video

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Nov. 18, 2014
Today on Cronkite News, after an Ebola scare and a three week quarantine one Maricopa County detention officer returns to work. Plus, residents of a Southern Arizona town say law enforcement is crossing the border of professional behavior. And with cooler temperatures upon us, Arizona Snowbowl fires up its snow making machines to bring Winter to Flagstaff. Watch video

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Nov. 17, 2014
Today on Cronkite News, it's something Super Bowl host cities must watch out for every year: sex trafficking. We explain its local prevalence and what's being done to stop it before the game. Plus, the results for the district 2 representative race are not finalized, but Martha McSally is still attending freshman orientation in DC. We have an update on the close race. And between hundreds of years and several thousand cemetary plots, finding your loved one's gravesite could be difficult. But an online database and group of volunteers are hoping to solve this problem by identifying one gravesite at a time. Watch video

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Nov. 13, 2014
Budget cuts from the pentagon put A-10 fighter jets on the chopping block, but Arizona lawmakers are working hard to keep the "warthogs" from becoming mince meat. And Maricopa County inmates are going digital. A new video system is changing how family can visit those behind bars all from the comfort of their home. Plus Arizona's natural landscapes can sometimes be taken for granted. At the current rate the state's aspen forests could one day be gone completely. Watch video

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Nov. 12, 2014
Today on Cronkite News, Martha McSally won Congressional District two but the margin requires a recount. Find out who's at Capitol Hill and if the original count was correct. Plus, Arizona Representitive Ruben Gallego is already getting to work on immigration reform and he's letting Congress know. And one disabled man is capable of using computers and communicating all with his eyes. We took a look into how new technology changed his life. Watch video

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