KNAU and Arizona News

KNAU and Arizona News
2:41 am
Wed December 3, 2008

Fish and Wildlife Asked to Update Mexican Wolf Plan

Flagstaff, AZ – The Center for Biological Diversity and two other conservation groups filed a petition yesterday with the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service asking the agency to revise its now 26-year-old plan for the recovery of the Mexican Gray Wolf.

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KNAU and Arizona News
10:02 pm
Mon December 1, 2008

Flagstaff hunter feeds hungry

Flagstaff, AZ – A Flagstaff butcher has donated thousands of pounds of elk, deer and buffalo meat to the Northern Arizona Food Bank. This Thanksgiving he'll give six deer and an elk to the hungry. That's about 14 hundred meals. Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Morales says Dennis Champagne is not what you'd expect.

Dennis Champagne is a paradox. He's a butcher and a hunter and a sentimental animal lover.

CHAMPAGNE: I have three cats, three dogs, bird, couple fish, I love em.

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KNAU and Arizona News
9:41 am
Wed November 26, 2008

Demand for food exceeds supply

Flagstaff, AZ – Demand at food banks is up dramatically across the country. In northern Arizona the emergency food need has more than tripled since the beginning of the year. Local food banks say people who once donated food are now in line to receive food boxes. And as Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Morales reports there are first timers at the soup kitchen as well.

AMBY: People in line at the food center.

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KNAU and Arizona News
7:24 am
Tue November 25, 2008

The economy and homelessness

Houston native Noah Rattler walks through Flagstaff on his way to Los Angeles to raise awareness on homelessness.

Flagstaff, AZ – When you mix together rising rates in unemployment and foreclosure, you get a recipe for homelessness. As the economic crisis worsens in Arizona, emergency shelters across the state are overflowing. And officials say they're desperate for help. Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris Kohl reports.

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KNAU and Arizona News
2:39 am
Mon November 24, 2008

Hi-tech in Down Times

Flagstaff, AZ – It's been nothing but bad economic news across the country and in Northern Arizona over the past few months.

Retailers have shut down, and cities and counties have announced huge deficits. But there is a bit of hope on Flagstaff's economic horizon.

Last Tuesday, a "business incubator" opened on scenic McMillan Mesa.

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KNAU and Arizona News
4:38 am
Wed November 19, 2008

Ancient Landscapes of the Colorado Plateau

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KNAU and Arizona News
9:24 am
Tue November 18, 2008

Northern AZ Center for Emerging Technoloiges

Governor Janet Napolitano at NACET's grand opening.

Flagstaff, AZ – INTRO) A new facility is open for business in Flagstaff. The Northern Arizona Center for Emerging Technologies held a grand opening today (yesterday) to highlight the partnerships which made the incubator possible. Arizona Public Radio's Theresa Bierer has more.

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KNAU and Arizona News
1:43 am
Mon November 3, 2008

Rick Renzi leaves a mixed legacy

Flagstaff, AZ – In one of his early interviews with KNAU, Congressman Rick Renzi spoke candidly and prophetically about the media's coverage of politicians.

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KNAU and Arizona News
11:45 pm
Thu October 30, 2008

Young Voters Demand to be Heard

Flagstaff, AZ – Host Intro:

In this year's primary elections, more young people, ages 18-29, voted than ever before. The young voter population that in past elections said there was no point in voting- now has become a target for the candidates, and a driving force for the campaigns. So why all the enthusiasm now? What does it mean? And, perhaps the most important question, will they actually show up to vote? Arizona Public Radio's Heather Grace Wagner reports.

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KNAU and Arizona News
9:45 pm
Thu October 30, 2008

Scary New Fire Station

Ben Bullwinkle

Flagstaff, AZ – In northern Arizona, there are several old buildings believed by some to be haunted: the Jerome Grand Hotel, Prescott's Hassayampa Inn, the Weatherford Hotel in Flagstaff. Now, this Halloween, there's a story of a new building which many believe is haunted by a man who died more than a century ago. Arizona Public Radio's Theresa Bierer has the story.

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