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KNAU and Arizona News
2:24 pm
Fri May 29, 2009

Marching for Education

President George W. Bush congratulates Arizona?s 2008 State Teacher of the Year, Robert Kelty, in the Oval Office on Wednesday, April 30, 2008. Mr. Kelty is a teacher at Puente de Hozho Elementary School in Flagstaff, AZ.

Flagstaff, AZ – This weekend in Flagstaff hundreds of parents, students and teachers are planning to march in support of public education. Robert Kelty is organizing the march. He's a teacher at Puente de Hozho school in Flagstaff, and was selected Arizona teacher of the year last year. He told Arizona Public Radio's Daniel Kraker what he's hoping to accomplish.

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KNAU and Arizona News
6:48 am
Fri May 29, 2009

Do-It-Yourself Electric Car Conversion

Flagstaff, AZ – Do-it-yourself electric car conversions are on the rise worldwide. Some people do it for environmental reasons...some do it because they like to tinker. And, others do it because they love the car they're already driving and have no intention of giving it up. Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris Kohl reports.

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KNAU and Arizona News
5:20 pm
Thu May 28, 2009

Flagstaff engineer finds new use for solar energy

Flagstaff, AZ – Host intro:
Flagstaff engineer Jim Corning is passionate about two things: solar power and motorcycles. So he decided to build a solar-powered, electric bike. It's one of only six in the United States. Most electric bikes are pretty slow. But this one gets up to a hundred miles per hour. Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Morales saw first hand how fast it goes.

SFX: Sound of motorcycle

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State Capitol News
1:43 pm
Thu May 28, 2009

Democrats float budget plan

Phoenix, AZ – Democratic lawmakers unveiled their plan today to balance the
state budget. Mmuch of it involves higher taxes.

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State Capitol News
1:52 pm
Wed May 27, 2009

School tax credit law approved

Phoenix, AZ – State lawmakers voted this afternoon to create a new tax credit
to help some students to go to private and parochial schools.

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Earth Notes
11:37 am
Wed May 27, 2009

Earth Notes - G.K. Gilbert, Plateau Geologist

Flagstaff, AZ – Earth Notes: G.K. Gilbert, Plateau Geologist


Geologists have been drawn to the Colorado Plateau for many decades. New York-born Grove Karl Gilbert was one of the first, and arguably one of the most influential, since he named the place.

G.K. Gilbert acted as geologist for the Wheeler Expedition in 1871, and surveyed the Grand Canyon region the following year. He joined the Powell Survey of the Rocky Mountains in 1875, and stayed with the United States Geological Survey for the rest of his life.

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KNAU and Arizona News
4:27 pm
Tue May 26, 2009

Second Chance Center for Animals in "Permit Limbo"

Flagstaff, AZ – Coconino County is holding a public hearing this evening that could decide the future of Flagstaff's Second Chance Center for Animals. County officials say the animal shelter is out of compliance with its conditional use permit. Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris Kohl reports.

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State Capitol News
1:56 pm
Tue May 26, 2009

Bill would let Arizonans opt out of national health care

Phoenix, AZ – A House panel voted today to allow residents of this state to opt
out of any new national health care plan adopted by Congress.

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KNAU and Arizona News
8:45 am
Fri May 22, 2009

NPR's Barbara Bradley Hagerty on the Science of Spirituality

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State Capitol News
1:58 pm
Thu May 21, 2009

Prescott lawmaker wants to expand gambling

Phoenix, AZ – A top Republican lawmaker wants to give people more options on
where to gamble.

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