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KNAU and Arizona News
5:31 am
Tue November 11, 2014

Waiting For Jack: A Veteran's Day Remembrance

Major Jack Schwartz in front of the "operating room", 1943, Cabanatuan prison camp.
Credit Life Magazine

This story originally aired on Veteran's Day of 2006. It's a personal story produced by KNAU's Gillian Ferris recounting her grandfather's experience as a prisoner of war during WWII. But, it's also a story of how her grandmother and mother endured the anguish of waiting to know his fate. Gillian has reproduced the original story following the recent death of her grandmother and shares it with us on this day of remembrance.

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KNAU and Arizona News
4:13 pm
Mon November 10, 2014

Two Mexican Gray Wolves Found Dead in New Mexico

As of January 2014, officials said 83 Mexican gray wolves roamed the Blue Range Wolf Recovery Area in eastern Arizona and New Mexico.
Credit LA Times

Last month, two members of a federally protected population of Mexican gray wolves were found dead in New Mexico. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, that makes three confirmed deaths of the endangered species in the last two months.

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KNAU and Arizona News
4:05 pm
Mon November 10, 2014

Immigrant Bail Law Might go to Supreme Court

Credit www.maricopa-az.gov

Immigration advocates are calling on the U.S. Supreme Court to rule against an Arizona law that denies bail to illegal immigrants. But, as Arizona Public Radio’s Justin Regan Reports, as of now, the law is still on the books.

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KNAU and Arizona News
12:03 pm
Mon November 10, 2014

Uncounted Ballots Unlikely to Affect Schools Chief Race and Prop 122 Passage

Credit University of Minnesota

Nearly a week after the midterm election, thousands of provisional ballots have yet to be counted. But, as Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, that will likely not affect the outcome of the race for state schools chief or a ballot proposition that will constitutionally allow the state to reject federal actions.

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KNAU and Arizona News
11:33 am
Fri November 7, 2014

Thousands of Uncounted Ballots Could Affect Too-Close-To-Call Races

Credit The Arizona Republic

After Tuesday’s election, two statewide races and votes on a ballot proposition remain too close to call. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, thousands of uncounted ballots could have a significant impact on the outcomes.

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KNAU and Arizona News
3:49 pm
Thu November 6, 2014

Voter Turnout Average in Coconino County, Single Digits on NAU Campus

Credit Ryan Heinsius

As thousands of ballots are still being counted throughout the state, election officials are getting a clearer picture of voter turnout. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, participation was average in Coconino County with some noteworthy exceptions.

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KNAU and Arizona News
5:07 am
Thu November 6, 2014

Brain Food: Species From Feces

Researchers Colin Sobek and Dan Sanchez work on the Species from Feces project.
Credit KNAU/Bonnie Stevens

For many years, Flagstaff researchers have been able to locate rare and endangered bats by casting nets over water at night. But now a more accurate way of knowing where they live is by finding and studying their guano.

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KNAU and Arizona News
3:02 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

Educational Ballot Measures Pass in Coconino County

Credit www.fusd1.org

Educational ballot measures effecting Coconino County all passed in this week’s election. As Arizona Public Radio’s Justin Regan reports, that means more funding for the Flagstaff and Tuba City Unified School Districts.

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KNAU and Arizona News
7:43 am
Wed November 5, 2014

Preliminary Numbers Favor Passage of Proposition 122

Credit Ryan Heinsius

Arizonans voted on three statewide propositions yesterday. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, one of those measures could redefine the state’s relationship with the federal government.

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KNAU and Arizona News
7:29 am
Wed November 5, 2014

Early Results Show Kirkpatrick Leading Tobin in CD-1 Race

Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick
Credit Ralph Freso/AP

UPDATE: Wednesday morning Andy Tobin conceded defeat to Rep. Kirkpatrick. In a statement from her campaign staff, Kirkpatrick said she is "deeply honored" to have been reelected. 

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