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KNAU and Arizona News
3:05 am
Fri February 13, 2009

Navajos hope for stimulus dollars

Hauling water on the Navajo Nation. 90 percent of people in the Leupp Chapter, just east of Flagstaff, live without running water.

Leupp, AZ – The massive federal economic stimulus bill includes nearly three billion dollars for Indian tribes; that's more than the entire budget of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. A good chunk of that will likely go to the Navajo Nation, the largest reservation in the country. Tribal leaders there are desperate for jobs and for basic infrastructure. Nearly half of Navajos still live without running water and electricity.

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State Capitol News
11:54 pm
Thu February 12, 2009

NAU seeking another tuition increase

Phoenix, AZ – It looks like students at Northern Arizona University are going
to have to pay even more than they thought this coming school
year.

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KNAU and Arizona News
4:04 am
Thu February 12, 2009

Flagstaff lobbies for stimulus dollars

The Rio de Flag in Flagstaff. The city is lobbying for $23 million in federal stimulus money to continue work on the flood control project.

Flagstaff, AZ – Flagstaff city manager Kevin Burke returned from Washington, D.C. yesterday, where he made his pitch for Flagstaff's inclusion in the giant federal stimulus package. He told Arizona Public Radio's Daniel Kraker he was there to make sure Flagstaff "got a piece of the pie."

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KNAU and Arizona News
3:54 am
Wed February 11, 2009

Sledding causes major injuries

Flagstaff, AZ – Host intro:
One of the most common injuries seen at Flagstaff Medical Center's Emergency Department right now is a spinal cord fracture. People are breaking their backs sledding. FMC has already seen more than 80 sledding related injuries this winter. Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Morales reports.

SFX: kids sledding screaming and laughing

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State Capitol News
12:13 am
Wed February 11, 2009

New abortion restrictions introduced at legislature

Phoenix, AZ – Abortion foes are hoping that a new governor gives them a chance
to enact new restrictions.

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State Capitol News
12:16 am
Tue February 10, 2009

Republicans move to repeal state property tax

Phoenix, AZ – House Republican leaders promised Monday to vote by the end of
March to repeal the state property tax -- and permanently forego
the $250 million it would raise -- whether or not they have a
plan by then to balance next year's budget.

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State Capitol News
12:18 am
Mon February 9, 2009

Next year's state budget won't come soon

Phoenix, AZ – Don't expect any quick action by state lawmakers to adopt a new
budget for the coming year.

The issue, quite simply, is lack of information about how much
money Arizona is going to get in the federal stimulus package.
There are some significant differences that have to be ironed out
between versions approved by the U.S. House and Senate.

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KNAU and Arizona News
4:44 am
Fri February 6, 2009

Pam England Heals through Story

Flagstaff, AZ – Pam England has revolutionized the way women prepare for childbirth. In her book Birthing From Within England, who is also a nurse and midwife, instructs women to stop thinking about birth as a medical event. Instead she tells them to get in touch with their fears about birth. And through this awareness she says women can experience a rite of passage. Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Morales talked with England about how she came up with this philosophy.

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State Capitol News
12:28 am
Fri February 6, 2009

Governor Brewer won't rule out further education cuts

Phoenix, AZ – Governor Jan Brewer said today she's not willing to rule out even
deeper cuts next year in state aid to education.

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State Capitol News
1:11 am
Thu February 5, 2009

Kyl Weighs Stimulus Package

Phoenix, AZ – The White House is turning up the heat on Republicans --
including the state's two U-S senators -- to support the 900
billion dollar stimulus package.

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