ASU ‘evaluating’ whether Charlie Rose will keep 2015 Cronkite Award

ASU ‘evaluating’ whether Charlie Rose will keep 2015 Cronkite Award

By Kianna Gardner / Cronkite News Arizona State University officials are “evaluating” the 2015 award presented to former CBS anchor Charlie Rose by the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism, after the Washington Post detailed allegations of sexual harassment made by eight women. The women told the Post that Rose “made unwanted sexual advances toward them,” including groping and being openly […]

New report shows major economic impact of Arizona military bases

New report shows major economic impact of Arizona military bases

By SoAzNewsX A new report published by the Arizona Governor’s Office shows military installations in the state continue to be major economic drivers, responsible for tens of thousands of jobs and over $250 million in local and state tax revenue. The report, which was commissioned by the Arizona Commerce Authority in 2014 and prepared by the Maguire […]

Arizona Supreme Court deals a blow to taxpayer rights

Arizona Supreme Court deals a blow to taxpayer rights

By SoAzNewsX In a blow to taxpayer rights, the Arizona Supreme Court this week upheld a 2013 law that funded expansion of the state’s Medicaid program without obtaining the two-thirds vote that the state Constitution requires of all revenue-raising measures. Twenty-five years ago, Arizonans overwhelmingly voted to add the supermajority requirement to the state constitution […]

ICYMI: Steve Bannon comes to Tucson, hundreds protest

ICYMI: Steve Bannon comes to Tucson, hundreds protest

By Fortesa Latifi / Cronkite News The groups were separated by a street, metal barriers and police officers. On one side, a man shouted into his megaphone. “The people united will never be defeated!” On the other side, a woman yelled into her megaphone. “The people united, are gonna be deported!” On Saturday afternoon in Tucson, […]

As NAFTA staggers, Arizona keeps pushing forward to maintain its trade relationship with Mexico

As NAFTA staggers, Arizona keeps pushing forward to maintain its trade relationship with Mexico

By  Andrea Jaramillo Valencia / Cronkite News As a border state, Arizona plays a dual role in some of President Donald Trump’s policy proposals. It wants the border to be shielded from drug smuggling and undocumented immigration, but still be open for trade with Mexico. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, a Republican who endorsed Trump during his campaign, […]

The drawing of Arizona’s counties

The drawing of Arizona’s counties

By Tom Prezelski Geographers will tell you that a straight line on a map is the legacy of a political decision made by people far away who were unaware of the conditions on the ground. County boundaries in Arizona are a particular demonstration of this rule. In the earliest days of the territory, much of Arizona […]

Equine therapy a game-changer for those in need

Equine therapy a game-changer for those in need

By Perry Cohen / Cronkite News Jack Mills lived in a world of his own as an infant, unable to connect on a social or emotional level. “Jack was a very hard baby,” his mother, Jeni Mills, said. “He cried 24/7 for his first two years of life. At 15 months, he didn’t make much eye […]

Desert bighorn sheep translocated to Goldfield Mountains

Desert bighorn sheep translocated to Goldfield Mountains

By SoAzNewsX The next time you’re out hiking or just meandering in the Goldfield Mountains, take a good look around. If you’re lucky, maybe way up high on the crags, you’ll see one or more of the area’s newest residents taking a good look at you. The Arizona Game and Fish Department recently translocated 14 […]

Bundy keeps selling cattle as BLM contemplates new roundup

Bundy keeps selling cattle as BLM contemplates new roundup

From The Westerner Blog Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy has spent the last 21 months in federal custody, but his cattle remain home on the range, grazing illegally on public lands the same way they have for more than 20 years. And he continues making money off them. Records show Bundy has sold about 400 while […]

Student radio host says ‘tranny’ on air… gets a lesson in liberal censorship (video)

Student radio host says ‘tranny’ on air… gets a lesson in liberal censorship (video)

A University of Minnesota-Morris student radio host was thrown off the air and confronted by police when he used the word “tranny” during an on-air discussion about Antifa violence. UMM student Brandon Albrecht and co-host Taylor Lehmann were discussing the lack of Antifa style violence at their university on a recent episode of their show, “Deplorable […]

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