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1:42 am
Thu March 13, 2008

Governor wants Guard to stay on border

Phoenix, AZ – Governor Janet Napolitano wants federal officials to delay the
pullout of National Guard troops from the border. Arizona Public
Radio's Howard Fischer reports.

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Earth Notes
2:39 am
Wed March 12, 2008

Earth Notes - Algae & Biofuel

Flagstaff, AZ – Earth Notes: Algae & Biofuel

The slogan going green is everywhere these days. In the energy production business, it may be taking on a new meaning. Some power companies are looking at green algae to clean up emissions and produce biofuel at the same time.

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State Capitol News
9:48 pm
Tue March 11, 2008

House votes to repeal property tax

Phoenix, AZ – The House voted Tuesday to permanently repeal the only statewide
property tax. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
10:11 pm
Mon March 10, 2008

New bill forces Arizona to divest Sudan investments

Phoenix, AZ – The state's retirement systems are going to have to get rid of
any investments they have in companies that do certain kinds of
business in Sudan -- unless it costs too much. Arizona Public
Radio's Howard Fischer explains.

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State Capitol News
9:26 pm
Sun March 9, 2008

ELL court fight rages on

Phoenix, AZ – The lawyer for state lawmakers is due in court today to explain to a federal judge why his clients need more time to comply with his English Language Learners order. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains.

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KNAU and Arizona News
1:41 am
Fri March 7, 2008

Grand Canyon: Even Older Than You Thought

National Park Service

Flagstaff, AZ – The scientific community generally agrees that the Grand Canyon is about 6 million years old. New research shows that at least part of the canyon is much older.

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State Capitol News
10:31 pm
Thu March 6, 2008

Schools ask for ELL delay

Phoenix, AZ – State school superintendents want a reprieve from new
requirements on how they teach English, even if it has to come
from a federal judge. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer
explains.

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KNAU and Arizona News
3:42 am
Thu March 6, 2008

Grand Canyon Flush

Page, AZ – Host Intro:

On Wednesday the federal government returned the Colorado River to some of its former glory. The Bureau of Reclamation unleashed a two and a half day artificial flood through the Grand Canyon to rebuild beaches and create wildlife habitat. But environmentalists, and even some federal officials, say the experiment doesn't go far enough. Daniel Kraker from Arizona Public Radio reports.

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State Capitol News
11:18 pm
Wed March 5, 2008

Hunting a constitutional right?

Phoenix, AZ – Some state lawmakers want to make the ability to hunt and fish a
constitutional right. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer
explains why.


National Rifle Association board member Todd Rathner told members
of a House panel Wednesday hunting is under attack.

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State Capitol News
11:15 pm
Wed March 5, 2008

House committee votes to restrict who can perform abortions

Phoenix, AZ – The House Health Committee voted Wednesday to bar nurse
practitioners from performing surgical abortions. Arizona Public
Radio's Howard Fischer reports.

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