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1:24 pm
Tue December 1, 2009

Lawsuit filed over fish pedicures

Phoenix, AZ – So here's a question to ponder over your Wheaties: Can a fish
perform a pedicure?

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KNAU and Arizona News
12:18 pm
Tue December 1, 2009

KNAU's Series on Homelessness Part II: Kids and School

Flagstaff, AZ – Yesterday, KNAU brought you a story on the growing number of homeless families in Arizona and the lack of emergency shelter space available to them. Today, in the final part of our series on homelessness, we take a look at how children are affected by the situation. For many, it's a balancing act between school and survival. Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris Kohl reports.

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KNAU and Arizona News
3:37 pm
Mon November 30, 2009

Homeless Series Part I: Flagstaff's Emergency Housing Crisis

Flagstaff, AZ – Listen to Part II:Here

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State Capitol News
1:27 pm
Mon November 30, 2009

Payday loan industry still alive in AZ

Phoenix, AZ – Governor Jan Brewer said today she's willing to consider
legislation to let the payday loan industry remain in business
beyond next June despite a public vote to the contrary.

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Earth Notes
3:59 pm
Wed November 25, 2009

Earth Notes - Turkeys

Flagstaff, AZ – Earthnotes: Turkeys

Celebrating the bounty of Earth with turkeys isn't a new custom on the Colorado Plateau. This big game bird, native to North America, has been an important staple of regional diets at least since the days of the Anasazi a thousand years ago.

The Anasazi kept turkeys in pens for food and used their feathers to make blankets. Turkeys probably also ate grasshoppers in cultivated fields of corn and beans.

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Scott Thybony Commentaries
1:44 pm
Wed November 25, 2009

Phantom Thanksgiving

Flagstaff, AZ – HOST INTRO:

For the Thanksgiving holiday, commentator Scott Thybony brings us a special story about a special turkey. A wild turkey named Kathy lived in the Grand Canyon during the 1980s and 90s. And she forever changed the way some people look at their Thanksgiving meal.


HOST OUTRO:

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State Capitol News
1:30 pm
Wed November 25, 2009

MVD to close offices

Phoenix, AZ – Some motorists are going to have a harder time soon when they
need to get their vehicles registered or a new driver's license.

The state is closing a dozen of their Motor Vehicle Division
offices, from one that serves a lot of customers in midtown
Phoenix to smaller locations in Williams, Fredonia and St. Johns.
ADOT spokesman Doug Nintzel said it's related to the state budget
crunch.

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State Capitol News
10:11 am
Wed November 25, 2009

Arpaio most popular Republican for governor

Phoenix, AZ – A new poll shows that the most popular choice for governor among
Republicans is someone who isn't running now -- and may not run
at all. That could be good news for the person in second place,
state Treasurer Dean Martin.

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KNAU and Arizona News
10:17 am
Tue November 24, 2009

Brewer signs off on big budget cuts

Phoenix, AZ – Governor Jan Brewer inked her approval late Monday to the latest
round of spending reductions. But this isn't the last of the cuts.

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State Capitol News
10:13 am
Tue November 24, 2009

AZ cities sue to block immigration law

Phoenix, AZ – Governor Jan Brewer lashed out today at cities for suing to
overturn a new law on illegal immigration.

The fight is over a lawsuit filed Monday by the League of Arizona
Cities and Towns challenging some provisions in budget
legislation approved earlier this year. One section spells out
what documents people who want public services need to provide to
prove they are in this country legally.

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