KNAU and Arizona News
8:39 am
Thu July 9, 2009

Flagstaff's Quiet Zone Update

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Earth Notes
5:15 pm
Wed July 8, 2009

Earth Notes - Lynx on the Loose

Flagstaff, AZ – Earth Notes: Lynx on the Loose

Domestic cats tend to do exactly as they please. Wild felines are no different, as biologists learned after re-introducing lynx to Colorado's southern mountains.

Over the past decade, 218 of these wild cats with shaggy coats and tufted ears were placed in woods where they'd become regionally extinct decades ago. Each lynx wore a radio-collar that allowed scientists to follow its movements.

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State Capitol News
3:56 pm
Wed July 8, 2009

Governor signs budget fixes

Phoenix, AZ – Governor Jan Brewer signed the bills this afternoon to fix
education and health care funding issues. But there's still a long way to go to
balancing the budget.

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State Capitol News
3:35 pm
Tue July 7, 2009

Lawmakers approve education spending

Phoenix, AZ – State lawmakers approved increased spending on education on
Monday. But that's only part of adopting a balanced budget.

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World Cafe
8:49 am
Tue July 7, 2009

World Cafe Remembers Levon Helm

Levon Helm.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Tue October 15, 2013 1:12 pm

  • Levon Helm in Studio on World Cafe 1/18/08

This segment, from Jan. 18, 2008, is part of our Vintage Cafe series, in which we revisit some of our best studio performances. Here, we remember an Americana legend and drummer for the '60s rock group The Band, Levon Helm, who died in 2012.

Levon Helm first picked up a guitar at age 8, but soon switched to drums. Though best known as the famous drummer for the rock group The Band, Helm continued to influence music with his collaborations and solo works.

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State Capitol News
3:33 pm
Mon July 6, 2009

Lawmakers return for budget special session

Phoenix, AZ – State lawmakers are back in special session this afternoon to
deal with last week's vetoes by Governor Jan Brewer of key parts
of the budget.

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State Capitol News
5:12 pm
Fri July 3, 2009

Govenor calls for special budget session

Phoenix, AZ – Governor Jan Brewer said this afternoon she's hoping a special
session finally produces a balanced budget she can sign. But the
same sticking point remains.

That sticking point remains her insistence that voters be given a
chance to hike the state sales tax by a penny. When she didn't
get that earlier this week, she vetoed key parts of the budget --
and ordered lawmakers back to the Capitol.

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State Capitol News
3:23 pm
Fri July 3, 2009

Republicans lash out at Governor's veto

Phoenix, AZ – The top two Republican legislators are lashing out at Governor
Jan Brewer for her veto of key elements of the state budget.

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Earth Notes
5:11 pm
Wed July 1, 2009

Earth Notes - Carpenter Ants

Flagstaff, AZ – Earth Notes: Carpenter Ants

Take a break on a fallen tree during a hike through a ponderosa forest, and you might want to take a closer look at where you're sitting. Chances are you're not alone: you might see a large ant or two walking along the log.

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State Capitol News
5:10 pm
Wed July 1, 2009

Legislature approves budget without sales tax

Phoenix, AZ – State lawmakers gave final approval early this morning to a new
budget. But it isn't the one the governor wants.

The spending plan is similar to one the Republican-controlled
Legislature enacted early last month, one that Gov. Jan Brewer
said cut spending too much. This one restores some funding for
health and social service programs like Kids Care which provides
subsidized health coverage for the children of working poor.

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