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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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State Capitol News
2:00 pm
Wed May 20, 2009

State supreme court upholds legislative map

Phoenix, AZ – The state Supreme Court today Wednesday blew apart the last hope
of Democrats to get legislative districts they find more
favorable in the next election -- and possibly take control of
the House or Senate.

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Earth Notes
11:28 am
Wed May 20, 2009

Earth Notes - Darwin at the Grand Canyon

F – Earth Notes: Darwin at the Grand Canyon


In a place as overpoweringly remarkable as the Grand Canyon, it's no surprise that the canyon's features bear impressive names. Its buttes and monuments are named for everyone from Hindu and Egyptian deities to characters from King Arthur's court. Even Charles Darwin makes an appearance. Yet the renowned naturalist never actually saw the great chasm.

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Scott Thybony Commentaries
3:05 pm
Tue May 19, 2009

Winging It

Flagstaff, AZ –

For decades the Grand Canyon has lured countless adventurers on foot and by water. But it's also attracted explorers in the sky, from former fighter pilots to Charles Lindbergh. Commentator Scott Thybony says to get a full sense of the Canyon, you have to see it at least once from above.

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KNAU and Arizona News
5:13 pm
Mon May 18, 2009

State arts funding vulnerable

Flagstaff, AZ – Host intro:
Arizona legislators are strapped with the task of finding 3 billion dollars to close its budget gap. They're considering a solution that would cut 75 percent of state arts funding. Some northern Arizona arts organizations depend on that money and worry about this cut's immediate and long term implications. Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Morales has this report.

SFX: Symphony warms up

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