KNAU and Arizona News
2:17 pm
Tue October 12, 2010

Hoover Dam Celebrates 75 Years

Boulder City, NV – This year the Hoover Dam is celebrating two milestones - the 75th anniversary of the dam's completion and the opening of a new highway bypass. The dam supplies water and power to the burgeoning populations of the southwest. Over the next three days Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Morales will bring you reports on Lake Mead's water levels, economic hopes surrounding the bypass' completion and today, highlights from Hoover Dam's incredible history.

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State Capitol News
9:43 am
Tue October 12, 2010

Food Costs Down According to Survey

KNAU and Arizona News
2:47 pm
Mon October 11, 2010

New Poll Shows Goddard Gaining some Ground

Phoenix, AZ – The Behavior Research Center survey finds Goddard just 3 points
back among all registered voters. But pollster Earl de Berge also
took a separate look at who is most likely to actually go to the
polls this year.

(And what we're finding in this go-around is a very clear pattern
in which conservatives, men, Republicans, voters over 55 years of
age have the strongest propensity to participate in this
election. All of those voters lean towards the GOP.)

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KNAU and Arizona News
4:24 pm
Fri October 8, 2010

Former Arizona Cardinals QB Trades Football For Ballroom Dancing

Kurt Warner and Anna Trebunskaya Fox Trot in Phoenix.
KNAU/Gillian Ferris Kohl

Flagstaff, AZ – This time last year, former AZ Cardinals quarterback Kurt Warner was working on his passing game. Today, he's working on his "Jazz Hands". Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris Kohl profiles Warner's journey from football to ballroom dancing.

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KNAU and Arizona News
4:23 pm
Fri October 8, 2010

Grant Woods Paying Price for Political Heresy

Phoenix, AZ – Woods was the state attorney general for eight years. This year,
when he looked at the candidates running for that office, he
decided that Felecia Rotellini is better qualified than Tom
Horne. The problem with that from the perspective of Rob Haney,
chairman of the Maricopa County Republican Committee, is that
Woods is a Republican precinct committeeman. And Rotellini is a
Democrat. Haney said that Woods, by virtue of his position, is
obliged to support the party's nominee.

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KNAU and Arizona News
12:31 pm
Fri October 8, 2010

Finders Keepers: Interview with Craig Childs

Author Craig Childs

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State Capitol News
8:56 am
Fri October 8, 2010

Commerce Department Expects Arizona to Add 16,500 Jobs in 2011

Phoenix, AZ – The state Department of Commerce expects Arizona to add 16,500
jobs in 2011. While that won't make up for the 25,700 jobs lost
this year, it should bring employment levels to where they were
in 2009. But the number of people working will still be about
300,000 less than at the end of 2007. Economist Aruna Murthy said
one question that remains is whether the jobs will stick.

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KNAU and Arizona News
6:27 am
Fri October 8, 2010

Flagstaff Meteorologist Lee Born Talks Tornadoes

Flagstaff, AZ – Flagstaff meteorologist Lee Born talks tornadoes with KNAU's Gillian Ferris Kohl.

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KNAU and Arizona News
7:27 pm
Thu October 7, 2010

Tornadoes cause major damage in Bellemont

Bellemont, AZ – Tornadoes ripped through more than 30 homes in Bellemont west of Flagstaff Wednesday. The National Weather Service issued a total of 22 tornado warnings with four funnel clouds actually touching down - two in Bellemont, one near Munds Park and one north of Payson. Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Morales saw the damage first hand and has this report.

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KNAU and Arizona News
3:38 pm
Thu October 7, 2010

Goddard Reveals Plan to Balance Budget

Phoenix, AZ – The latest estimates put the deficit at around $825 million. That
assumes voters reject Propositions 301 and 302 to let the state
take money now set aside for open space and the First Things
First early childhood development program. Goddard said he
opposes both. His alternative?

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