Phoenix, AZ – Kyrsten Sinema, chair of the campaign to defeat Proposition 107, said the strategy was to show straight couples who would lose their domestic partner benefits. That's because the initative would not only have constitutionally barred gay marriage but also precluded governments from providing benefits to the partners of their workers, gay or straight.
Flagstaff, AZ – KNAU reported in a broadcast Tuesday and Wednesday that Army specialist Alyssa Peterson of Flagstaff may have committed suicide in Iraq three years ago rather than follow what she believed to be illegal orders. In fact, while the army investigation does state she objected to interrogation techniques used on detainees, it does not conclude that those objections were related to her suicide. KNAU apologizes for this error.
Flagstaff, AZ – If passed, Proposition 107 would amend the state Constitution to define marriage as a union between one man and one woman. It would prohibit the state or its political subdivisions from recognizing any legal status similar to that of marriage.
A political subdivision may be a state, county or city. That would include state universities and public schools.
Flagstaff, AZ – This is part II of 9-2-8, KNAU's monthly listening post. In this October, 2006 program we explore many of the 19 ballot propositions on the ballot in Arizona. We also look at what voters think about some of these initiatives before the election.
Flagstaff, AZ – This is part one of the October 2006 broadcast of 9-2-8, KNAU's Monthly Radio listening post. On this program we explore in-depth many of the 19 propositions on the November ballot. We also look at the history of the initiative and referendum process, and how Arizona voters feel about some of the propositions before the election.
Flagstaff, AZ – Proposition 201, otherwise known as the Smoke-Free Arizona Act, prohibits smoking in most indoor public places, including restaurants and bars. It would add a two cent tax to cigarettes to pay for the ban's enforcement and treatment programs for those who wish to quit. Prop 201 is backed by several health organizations like the American Lung Association.
October 19, 2006 – Media Story. For October 19th ME & ATC
(intro) While Arizona continues to grow in population many rural residents are watching changes in their local radio and television options. Mom and Pop operations all over the country have been bought out by major media corporations a trend with far-reaching implications. As Arizona Public Radio's Therea Bierer reports.