Christiane Amanpour receives Cronkite Award, implores journalists to ask tough questions

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Christiane Amanpour, anchor of ABC News’s Sunday morning program and former chief international correspondent at CNN, received the 28th annual Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism at a luncheon. Read story

MLB All-Star Game expected to bring necessary economic boost to downtown area

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As Major League Baseball employees begin to trickle into downtown Phoenix ahead of the 2011 All-Star Game, many in the area are preparing — and hoping for — a much-needed economic boost to the area. Read story

Student's planned protest resonates with campus community


A student at the Walter Cronkite School will be staging a silent protest Thursday on Taylor Mall after a recent conversation she held with a college dean concerning the obstacles Muslim students face in professional journalism careers. Read story

New ownership could bring changes to Arizona Center

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Massachusetts-based real-estate investment trust CommonWealth REIT purchased the Arizona Center for $136.5 million. Read story

Cronkite students report from Dominican Republic on stateless population

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Seventeen students from the Walter Cronkite School left Wednesday to spend 10 days reporting in the Dominican Republic. Read story