State Capitol News
11:27 am
Tue January 26, 2010

Payday loan industry dealt setback

Phoenix, AZ – Lobbyists were counting on the votes of not just Republicans but
also that of Democrat Cloves Campbell. He had previously
indicated he might be willing to continue the special law that
allows lenders to charge what amounts to an annual rate of 400
percent on two week loans. Campbell said that's too high. But he
also said the lenders didn't care about -- and only wanted to
take money from -- his largely minority constituency until they
needed his vote.

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State Capitol News
11:21 am
Tue January 26, 2010

Vote on tax breaks could cure state's economic woes

Phoenix, AZ – The proposal by House Speaker Kirk Adams is based on the
philosophy that at least part of the reason Arizona's economy has
been hit so hard is that it lacks diversity. Much of what has
driven the state has been growth -- people moving here -- which
fueled the construction industry. And when the real estate bubble
burst, so did that base. Adams said the elements of the bill are
based on an economic study he commissioned.

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State Capitol News
8:38 am
Mon January 25, 2010

J.D Hayworth looking to take senate seat

KNAU and Arizona News
7:48 pm
Sun January 24, 2010

Candidate's Forum

Flagstaff, AZ. – Intro) Flagstaff's political season is officially underway. The first of several candidate forums was held yesterday at the Orpheum Theatre. Arizona Public Radio's Theresa Bierer has more.

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State Capitol News
8:46 am
Sat January 23, 2010

Terry Goddard to run for Governor

Phoenix, AZ – Goddard formed an exploratory committee in November, saying he
believes he could provide better leadership than Jan Brewer. But
he sidestepped questions at that time of exactly what he would do
different than the incumbent to deal with the state's deficit.

(Specific proposals are going to have to wait until I become a
candidate, if I make that decision. I'm very disturbed and I
don't deny we have a serious challenge ahead of us.)

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Local Headlines
4:56 pm
Fri January 22, 2010

Road Closures Update

Flagstaff AZ – nterstate 40 will be opened tonight at 7 pm both east and west bound. Interstate 17 will be open south bound only at 7 pm tonight and then north bound I-17 will be opened at 7 am Saturday morning. All other closed routes in the Flagstaff area will still remain closed. Both Interstates still have snow packed sections and drivers need to use extreme caution.
SR 77 in-between Superior and Kearny: CLOSED.

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Local Headlines
4:54 pm
Fri January 22, 2010

Road Closure Update

Flagstaff AZ – OPENINGS:

Both directions of I-40 will open at 7:00 p.m. tonight, Friday, January 22, 2010/

I-40 Eastbound from the US 93 South Junction east of Kingman

I-40 Westbound from Winslow


I-17 Northbound at Exit 298 or the Sedona turn off will be closed through Saturday morning, Jan. 23, 2010 and is expected to open at 7:00 a.m.

ADOT has informed us that they hope to have both I-17 and I-40 opened up as soon as possible, no later than tomorrow morning.

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Local Headlines
4:52 pm
Fri January 22, 2010

Teachers file suit by lawmakers

Local Headlines
4:43 pm
Fri January 22, 2010

Event Cancellations

Flagstaff AZ – The Flagstaff Symphony has postponed its concert of Russia Master Composers. Originally scheduled for tonight and re-scheduled earlier this week for Saturday night, the concert is being put on indefinite hold because of the persistent storms battering the region. When the make-up date is announced, KNAU will have it for you and you can also watch for the latest.

Tonight's event, "Do the Right Thing" at the Orpheum Theatre is canceled. Saturday and Sunday films are still on pending future snow storms.

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