Flagstaff, AZ – At StoryCorps recording booths across the country, friends and loved ones interview each other about their lives. A StoryCorps mobile booth is parked at Flagstaff's Wheeler Park through April 2nd. Here, Karen Washabau (Wash-a-baw) of Flagstaff speaks with her husband Dave about her late aunt Mary Elizabeth Ford, who she called simply MEF. Many of Karen's most precious memories are captured in hundreds of letters she exchanged with her aunt.
Phoenix, AZ – On Tuesday the House voted to spend $50 million to buy or lease a ground radar system. That vote on the Republican proposal came over the objections of several Democrats who said it is wrong to use state tax dollars on something that should be a federal responsibility. But Napolitano said Wednesday she sees the issue from a somewhat different perspective.
Phoenix, AZ – A similar measure adopted in 1988 was declared unconstitutional because it prevented public officials and employees from communicating with customers and constituents. This proposal gets around that by spelling out that unofficial communications can be conducted in any language as long as all official actions are in English. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema said the move ignores the changes occurring in the state.
Colorado City, AZ – The streets of Colorado City, Arizona, are lined with especially large two- and three-story houses. But even the giant homes are dwarfed by the snow speckled cliffs of Zion National Park.
WYLER: That's the ugly side of Zions and that's pretty (laughter). So it's a beautiful place around here.