With only a week to go before the midterm election, turn to Cronkite News at 5 p.m. and Arizona Horizon at 5:30 p.m. for a complete picture of the issues impacting our communities. In addition to analysis and context behind breaking news, look for the following stories this week on Arizona PBS:
- Get the local perspective from Nogales as the border prepares for U.S. troops ahead of migrant caravan traveling from Central America.
- See how high school students are learning about STEM fields while working with engineers helping to design the new segment of light rail in South Phoenix.
- A unique partnership between one Valley school and a care center for Alzheimer’s and dementia is leading to some spooky fun this Halloween.
- Take a look at upcoming cases for the United States Supreme Court. This session, the court is expected to take up cases on gerrymandering and double jeopardy.
- Learn about veterans issues for from community leaders of organizations that support veterans.
- Arizona State University professor Matt Buman will discuss a new report by the ASU College of Health Solutions that seeks to debunk the myth that prolonged sitting is just as bad for your health as smoking.
- Visit Castle Hot Springs Resort, which is re-opening after a multi-million dollar renovation.
- Get the pros and cons of Scottsdale Proposition 420, which would require the permission of voters before anything could be built inside the McDowell Sonoran Preserve.
- Hear about the writers conference NonfictioNOW, one of the world’s leading creative writing conferences for nonfiction.