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4:37 am
Tue April 7, 2009

Stimulus extends unemployment benefits

Phoenix, AZ – Governor Jan Brewer is going to ask state lawmakers to extend
financial help for people who have exhausted their unemployment
benefits but have not yet found a job.

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KNAU and Arizona News
7:58 am
Mon April 6, 2009

Budget Crisis and Higher Education Talk Show - Part II

Flagstaff, AZ – Arizona is facing more than a three billion dollar budget deficit for the next fiscal year. The state's universities face more potential cuts. Now federal stimulus dollars could restore some funding, but at what cost to other state services? Arizona Public Radio's Daniel Kraker spoke with NAU President John Haeger, House Education Committee Chairman Rich Crandall, and Democratic Representative Tom Chabin, and he took calls from across northern Arizona. This is Part II of the show.

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KNAU and Arizona News
7:53 am
Mon April 6, 2009

Budget Crisis and Higher Education Talk Show

Flagstaff, AZ – Arizona is facing more than a three billion dollar budget deficit for the next fiscal year. The state's universities face more potential cuts. Now federal stimulus dollars could restore some funding, but at what cost to other state services? Arizona Public Radio's Daniel Kraker spoke with NAU President John Haeger, House Education Committee Chairman Rich Crandall, and Democratic Representative Tom Chabin, and he took calls from across northern Arizona.

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State Capitol News
4:40 am
Mon April 6, 2009

Brewer and Goddard squabble over English language learning

Phoenix, AZ – Governor Jan Brewer is threatening to try to strip Attorney
General Terry Goddard of some of his legal authority because he
won't take her side in a dispute at the U-S Supreme Court.

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State Capitol News
4:42 am
Fri April 3, 2009

State parks to stay open for now

Phoenix, AZ – The state Parks Board decided today the 22 remaining parks will
remain open -- at least for the time being.

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KNAU and Arizona News
3:21 am
Fri April 3, 2009

Fire Chars GCY Warehouse

Flagstaff, AZ – Grand Canyon Youth NEEDS: Computers, plastic bins, shelving, Paco pads, side boxes, buckets, ammo cans, rope, cam straps, Grand Canyon and San Juan River related books, oar locks, oar stands, tools of any kind, fun box items like decks of cards, finger nail polish, art supplies and financial donations.

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KNAU and Arizona News
9:28 pm
Thu April 2, 2009

Confronting the health care cost crisis

State Capitol News
4:44 am
Thu April 2, 2009

Universities make case for tax hike

Phoenix, AZ – A group of university economists, faculty and administrators say
the state should temporary raise taxes to balance the budget
rather than relying largely on spending cuts.

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KNAU and Arizona News
9:14 pm
Wed April 1, 2009

Resurrection: Flagstaff author floats new vision for Glen Canyon

KNAU and Arizona News
11:28 pm
Tue March 31, 2009

Grand Canyon to open casino at Phantom Ranch

Flagstaff, AZ – The down economy has resulted in fewer tourists visiting northern Arizona this spring. Grand Canyon National Park is no exception. Visitation there is down more than ten percent. Now park officials are moving forward with a controversial new plan they say is necessary to keep the park financially solvent.

Hikers and rafters who travel through the Grand Canyon usually only hear the roar of whitewater. But soon, they may also hear the sound of slot machines.

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