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State Capitol News
4:09 pm
Thu June 25, 2009

State allows guns in bars

Phoenix, AZ – State lawmakers agreed today to let some gun owners bring their
weapons into restaurants -- but not before they expanded the
measure to also apply to bars.

State law bans weapons anywhere alcohol is served. Gary
Christensen of the Arizona State Rifle and Pistol Association
said that limits where people who carry a concealed weapon for
self defense can eat, as many restaurants also have liquor
licenses.

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Earth Notes
2:35 pm
Wed June 24, 2009

Earth Notes - Picture Canyon

Flagstaff, AZ – Earth Notes: Picture Canyon


The Colorado Plateau is a treasure trove for petroglyphs. Ancient peoples of the Southwest carefully carved and chipped their art into dark rock, exposing the lighter rock beneath.

One hot spot for rock art is the weathered basalt of Picture Canyon in east Flagstaff, where some 700 designs on more than a hundred rock panels line the sides of the canyon. In them archers hunt, and deer, bighorn sheep, and lizards play.

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KNAU and Arizona News
8:20 am
Wed June 24, 2009

Arizona Supreme Court steers clear of budget dispute

Phoenix, AZ – Tuesday's Supreme Court ruling on the fight between Governor Jan
Brewer and legislative leaders has both sides claiming victory.

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State Capitol News
4:23 pm
Tue June 23, 2009

State senate passes abortion restrictions

Phoenix, AZ – State senators gave final approval this afternoon to placing new
restrictions on the ability of a woman to terminate her
pregnancy.

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State Capitol News
4:18 pm
Tue June 23, 2009

Affirmative action ban makes 2010 ballot

Phoenix, AZ – Voters will get to decide next year if they want to outlaw
affirmative action programs and any special programs or
preferences for women and minorities.

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State Capitol News
4:13 pm
Tue June 23, 2009

State Supreme Court hears Brewer budget lawsuit

Phoenix, AZ – The attorney for Governor Jan Brewer asked the state's high court
today to force the Legislature to send her the budget they passed
-- presumably for her to veto.

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State Capitol News
8:29 am
Tue June 23, 2009

Legislature passes abortion restrictions

Phoenix, AZ – State senators gave final approval this afternoon to placing new
restrictions on the ability of a woman to terminate her
pregnancy.

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KNAU and Arizona News
12:04 pm
Fri June 19, 2009

NAU to launch Yavapai College campus

Flagstaff, AZ – Northern Arizona University is launching a new four-year degree program at Yavapai College in Prescott Valley. It's part of a larger plan to create more affordable higher education options in Arizona, and boost the number of bachelor degrees awarded.

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State Capitol News
10:55 am
Fri June 19, 2009

House moves to ban affirmative action programs

Phoenix, AZ – The state House voted Thursday to ask voters to constitutionally
ban programs designed to help women and minorities.

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KNAU and Arizona News
9:13 am
Fri June 19, 2009

MNA completes collections building

Flagstaff, AZ – The Museum of Northern Arizona is moving its thousands of artifacts in a run down warehouse into a $7 million cushy, state of the art collections building. Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Morales took a tour of the old and new facilities and has this report.

Since the 1950s MNA has housed its Navajo textiles, prehistoric pottery, baskets, jewelry and kachina dolls in an uninsulated, leaking, cinder block building. Robert Breunig directs the museum.

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