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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.