Category: Cronkite News

Former Glendale councilman sees narrow path to city keeping Coyotes

Rebecca Winn Friday, Dec. 4, 2015 Former Glendale councilman sees narrow path to city keeping Coyotes After legal battles between the city of Glendale and the Arizona Coyotes this past summer, the Coyotes may have the opportunity to relocate for the 2017-2018 season. East Valley fans are hoping the team moves closer to them. Former Glendale councilman Gary Sherwood, one of the few supporters of the team on the council before he was removed from office in a recall election in November, believes some things would need to change for the city to keep the team long term..embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%;...

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Cronkite News: Dec. 4, 2015

Staff Friday, Dec. 4, 2015 Cronkite News: Dec. 4, 2015 This episode of Cronkite News is our weekly recap show that features the top stories shared on social media..embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%;...

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As state’s child death rate rises, health officials focus on safe sleeping techniques

Jessi Schultz Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015 As state’s child death rate rises, health officials focus on safe sleeping techniques Arizona’s child death rate increased in 2014 and the Arizona Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics determined that one-third of the deaths could have been prevented. The deaths were caused by different factors including drowning, motor vehicle crashes and prematurity. However the Arizona Department of Health Services is focusing its efforts on preventing infant deaths caused by an unsafe sleep environment. “We really want to push not having them in the same bed as you, and that is hard because as a society we want to keep our babies safe,” said Yomaira Diaz, the Injury Prevention Program Manager at the Arizona Department of Health Services. “We don’t ever envision that sleeping with our baby, is going to kill our baby.” According to the study, 82 babies in Maricopa County died unexpectedly in sleep-related deaths in 2014, an increase from 74 deaths in 2013. Diaz said co-sleeping is a top concern among healthcare providers because it is a common practice with many parents. Danielle O’Connell, a mom of three and Phoenix resident, co-slept with all of her kids. “I didn’t think about it, I wasn’t like ‘should I co-sleep, should I not co-sleep?’ I was like ‘oh, my baby will sleep if she can sleep right next to me,’ ”...

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Mesa Community College fighting to keep Red Mountain Campus open

Kendall Bartley Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015 Mesa Community College fighting to keep Red Mountain Campus open A decline in enrollment at Mesa Community College’s Red Mountain location has faculty fighting to keep the 15-year old campus from closing. (Video by Kendall Bartley/Cronkite News) .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%;...

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Cronkite News: Dec. 3, 2015

Staff Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015 Cronkite News: Dec. 3, 2015 This edition of Cronkite News focuses on why AZmerit test scores are low for public school students and what Arizona is doing to prepare for emergencies like the mass shooting in San Bernardino..embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%;...

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