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KNAU and Arizona News
8:50 am
Tue August 29, 2006

More Arizona Schools Failing Federal Standards

Flagstaff, AZ – Students in more than a third of schools in the state are not sufficiently advancing their learning, at least according to federal law. But Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports those figures may be
misleading.

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Earth Notes
11:51 pm
Mon August 28, 2006

Katrina evacuees still need assistance in Arizona

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Earth Notes
9:22 pm
Thu August 24, 2006

Napolitano violates clean election laws

Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano

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Earth Notes
1:53 am
Wed August 23, 2006

Canyon Viewpoints

Commentator and Author Scott Thybony

Flagstaff, AZ – Grand Canyon enthusiasts in northern Arizona all have their favorite place from which to take in the view...Shoshone Point, Hopi Point. Here, Commentator Scott Thybony recounts his quest for the perfect viewpoint.

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Earth Notes
2:22 am
Tue August 22, 2006

Brins fire torches trails

Oak Creek Canyon, AZ – Driving through Oak Creek Canyon along highway 89A visitors see little evidence of the Brins Fire.

Off the road and back in the canyon where mature ponderosa pine and oak trees once toawered over the creek, now stand blackened matchsticks over muddied trails.

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Earth Notes
2:03 am
Tue August 22, 2006

School Drop-Outs

Phoenix, AZ – Current law says every child between the ages of 6 and
16 has to be enrolled in school. And students actually
can drop out when they hit 14 if they have a job and
parental permission. Napolitano told members of a
special commission on education it may be time for a
change.

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Earth Notes
3:05 am
Mon August 21, 2006

Welfare Reform on the Rez

Window Rock, AZ – When Congress redesigned the country's welfare system ten years ago, it made a special provision for Native Americans. Indian tribes may now choose to receive money directly from the federal government and run their own public assistance programs. Dozens of tribes now do so, including the Hopi and White Mountain Apache Tribes, and the Navajo Nation. As Daniel Kraker reports from KNAU's Indian Country News Bureau, the results have been encouraging.

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Earth Notes
2:19 am
Fri August 18, 2006

Veterinarian shortage in Arizona

Flagstaff, AZ – Arizona has a shortage of veterinarians. Not only has the situation created long waits for sick animals, but it potentially threatens human health as well. Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris Kohl reports.

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Earth Notes
2:10 am
Fri August 18, 2006

Arizona voters to decide on eminent domain

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Earth Notes
2:21 am
Wed August 16, 2006

Cheney raises big bucks for AZ GOP

Phoenix, AZ – The $500-a-plate luncheon got party faithful a 15-
minute speech by the vice president and a plate of
ricotta and sweet basil ravioli. Party Chairman Matt
Salmon said the money will be used to help register a
large number of new Republicans in time for the general
election. In fact the party is paying an outside
consulting firm a $10 bounty for every new voter signed
up -- at least everyone signed up up who registers as a
Republican.

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