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KNAU and Arizona News
9:45 pm
Thu October 30, 2008

Scary New Fire Station

Ben Bullwinkle

Flagstaff, AZ – In northern Arizona, there are several old buildings believed by some to be haunted: the Jerome Grand Hotel, Prescott's Hassayampa Inn, the Weatherford Hotel in Flagstaff. Now, this Halloween, there's a story of a new building which many believe is haunted by a man who died more than a century ago. Arizona Public Radio's Theresa Bierer has the story.

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KNAU and Arizona News
6:53 am
Thu October 30, 2008

Proposition 102 would allow marriage to be defined in the state constitution

Flagstaff, AZ – Proposition 102 may be one of the most controversial initiatives on the November ballot. If passed, the measure would amend the state constitution to define marriage as between one man and one woman. Supporters say a constitutional amendment will help protect marriage. Opponents say Prop 102 is discriminatory...and excessive, considering same-sex marriage is already illegal under state law. Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris Kohl reports.

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Scott Thybony Commentaries
2:18 am
Wed October 29, 2008

Dance of the Dead

An archaic rock art site in the Grand Canyon that Scott Thybony calls \"The Dancehall of the Dead.\"
Scott Thybony

Flagstaff, AZ – HOST INTRO:

Ghosts and ghouls are something you expect to see this time of year, with Halloween just around the corner. But you might not expect to find them tucked away in a remote corner of the Grand Canyon. Commentator Scott Thybony shares this tale of a haunting journey into the Canyon.


HOST OUTRO:

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KNAU and Arizona News
12:54 am
Wed October 29, 2008

Prop 101 Debate - Part II

Flagstaff, AZ – On October 29th, Eric Novack, chair of Medical Choice Arizona, and John Rivers, president of the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association, debated Proposition 101, also known as the Medical Choice Arizona Act, at Cline Library at NAU. Here's part two of the debate, featuring questions from audience members.

KNAU and Arizona News
12:19 am
Wed October 29, 2008

Prop 101 Debate - Part I

Flagstaff, AZ – On October 29th, Eric Novack, chair of Medical Choice Arizona, and John Rivers, president of the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association, debated Proposition 101, also known as the Medical Choice Arizona Act. Here's the first part of the debate.

Earth Notes
12:00 am
Wed October 29, 2008

Earth Notes - Tony Hillerman

Flagstaff, AZ – Earth Notes: Tony Hillerman
By Richard Mahler


You don't simply read a Tony Hillerman mystery; you experience it. Here's a passage from The Shape Shifter:

"Joe Leaphorn took a serious look at the clouds building up in the western sky as he walked into the Navajo Tribal Police building. End of autumn, he was thinking. Monsoon season pretty much over. Handsome clouds of fog over the Lukachukai range this morning, but nothing promising a really good female rain. Just a noisy male thunderstorm."

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Scott Thybony Commentaries
11:36 pm
Tue October 28, 2008

Dance of the Dead

An archaic rock art site in the Grand Canyon that Scott Thybony calls 'The Dancehall of the Dead.'

Flagstaff, AZ – HOST INTRO:

Ghosts and ghouls are something you expect to see this time of year, with Halloween just around the corner. But you might not expect to find them tucked away in a remote corner of the Grand Canyon. Commentator Scott Thybony shares this tale of a haunting journey into the Canyon.


HOST OUTRO:

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KNAU and Arizona News
9:13 pm
Tue October 28, 2008

Ballot Prop could affect future of health care in Arizona

Flagstaff, AZ – Proposition 101 would prohibit any law that restricts an individual's freedom to choose their own private health care plan or provider. Orthopedic surgeon Eric Novack is chairman of the group Medical choice for Arizona, which put the proposition on the ballot. He says Arizonans enjoy freedom of religion, freedom of the press and property rights. But

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KNAU and Arizona News
4:49 am
Tue October 28, 2008

Arizona voters to decide future of Payday Lenders

Flagstaff, AZ – You've probably seen those anonymous looking storefronts around Arizona advertising payday loans there are over 700 of them in the state. But odds are you've never taken one out. Still, how you vote on Proposition 200 next week will help determine the future of the payday lending industry in the state. Arizona Public Radio's Daniel Kraker has the second story in our series on the ballot initiatives.

Here's a trick question. Who's paying for this TV ad on Prop 200?

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State Capitol News
12:25 am
Tue October 28, 2008

Court to hear school voucher dispute

Phoenix, AZ – The state's high court agreed today to decide the legality of a
program that gives public funds to some parents to send their
children to private and parochial schools. Arizona Public Radio's
Howard Fischer reports.

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