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1:47 am
Thu October 12, 2006

Million Dollar Voter

Mark Osterloh, author of Proposition 200

Flagstaff, AZ – HOST INTRO:

Mark Osterloh has a million dollar idea to boost voter turnout in Arizona. The Tucson doctor has gathered enough signatures to place an initiative on November's ballot that would award one lucky voter one million dollars. Osterloh is no stranger to the initiative process: he was also the lead author of Arizona's clean elections law, and the 2000 initiative that created the independent redistricting commission.


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Earth Notes
2:10 am
Wed October 11, 2006

Gubernatorial Debate Part II

Tucson, AZ – This is the second half hour of the second 2006 gubernatorial debate between incumbent Democratic candidate Janet Napolitano, Republican Len Munsil, and Libertarian Barry Hess. The debate took place October 10, 2006 at the University of Arizona in Tucson. It was moderated by Bill Buckmaster of KUAT public television.

Earth Notes
1:57 am
Wed October 11, 2006

Gubernatorial Debate Part I

Barry Hess, Janet Napolitano and Len Munsil at the second gubernatorial debate in Tucson on October 10, 2006.

Tucson, AZ – This is the first 30 minutes of the second 2006 gubernatorial debate between incumbent Democratic candidate Janet Napolitano, Republican Len Munsil, and Libertarian Barry Hess. The debate took place October 10 at the University of Arizona in Tucson. It was moderated by Bill Buckmaster of KUAT public television. The debate focused on issues related to children, families and education.

Earth Notes
3:13 am
Fri October 6, 2006

Prescott Courthouse future

Flagstaff, AZ – A group of Prescott business owners and citizens is rallying around the city's historic county courthouse. Yavapai County has proposed building a new judicial complex outside of downtown. Arizona Public Radio's Daniel Kraker reports.

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Earth Notes
1:58 am
Mon October 2, 2006

Doctor Shortage

Flagstaff, AZ – This is the first half of September's edition of 9-2-8, KNAU's monthly radio listening post. Arizona Public Radio's Theresa Bierer explores the recent departure of several family practice physicians from Flagstaff. A panel of three doctors discusses why doctors are leaving, and what can be done to attract family practice physicians to rural Arizona.

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Earth Notes
3:26 am
Sun October 1, 2006

Doctor Shortage Part II

Flagstaff, AZ – This is the second half of September's edition of 9-2-8, KNAU's monthly radio listening post. Arizona Public Radio's Theresa Bierer explores the recent departure of several family practice physicians from Flagstaff. A panel of three doctors discusses why doctors are leaving, and what can be done to attract family practice physicians to rural Arizona.

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Earth Notes
8:26 am
Fri September 22, 2006

"A River Reborn: The Restoration of Fossil Creek"

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Earth Notes
3:10 am
Mon September 18, 2006

Goldwater on Goldwater

Flagstaff, AZ – CC Goldwater has produced a documentary about her grandfather that premieres Sept. 18 on HBO. Barry Goldwater was known as Mr. Conservative, yet today many of his views would be considered liberal. CC Goldwater tells Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Morales he was often misunderstood.

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Earth Notes
11:31 pm
Thu September 14, 2006

Sunnyside and police try to rebuild trust

Flagstaff, AZ – What happened that night isn't easy to explain. At a recent community meeting at an elementary school in Sunnyside deputy Chief Josh Copley recounted the events that led to Kyle Garcia's death. Copley says the officers attempted to pull over Garcia for playing his music too loud. Garcia kept driving. He pulled his car into a parking lot and turned around. The two officers blocked the entrance. That's when Copley says Garcia revved his engine and drove at them.

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Earth Notes
10:32 pm
Wed September 13, 2006

Gubernatorial candidates on the offensive

Phoenix, AZ – One day after the primary, the top gubernatorial
contenders already are testing out the messages -- and
the sound bites -- they believe will resonate with
voters and win the election. Arizona Public Radio's
Howard Fischer reports.

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