KNAU and Arizona News

KNAU and Arizona News
8:06 am
Wed August 1, 2007

Laughter Therapy

Flagstaff, AZ – Janet Wilson has started a laughter club in Flagstaff with hopes of helping people feel better and creating a sense of community.

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KNAU and Arizona News
12:02 am
Tue January 23, 2007

Dismantling Phoenix

Flagstaff, AZ – HOST INTRO:

The Census Bureau recently named Arizona the fastest growing state in the nation. Many of the more than 200 thousand people who moved here last year settled in the fringes of metro Phoenix. That's something commentator Gary Nabhan says needs to change.

HOST OUTRO:

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KNAU and Arizona News
1:09 am
Fri October 20, 2006

FSO's Artistic Director Leaving

Randall Craig Fleischer

Flagstaff, AZ – The Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra's artistic director and principal conductor is stepping down at the end of this season. During Randall Craig Fleischer's tenure, the FSO experienced serious financial troubles but also artistic success. Arizona Public Radio's Geoff Norcross reports.

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KNAU and Arizona News
9:11 pm
Sun September 24, 2006

MNA Hires New Curator for Conservation

KNAU and Arizona News
9:38 pm
Wed September 20, 2006

Doctor Shortage

Flagstaff, AZ – 6 general practitioners closed their doors this past month. Some retired, others went to work for Flagstaff Medical Center as hospitalists.

It's becoming more and more expensive for doctors to practice medicine because reimbursements are limited and overhead is high.

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KNAU and Arizona News
8:50 am
Tue August 29, 2006

More Arizona Schools Failing Federal Standards

Flagstaff, AZ – Students in more than a third of schools in the state are not sufficiently advancing their learning, at least according to federal law. But Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports those figures may be
misleading.

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KNAU and Arizona News
9:00 pm
Wed August 9, 2006

New Uranium Research at NAU

Flagstaff, AZ – The dangers of radioactive uranium have been known for decades, but new research shows that the element is even more dangerous than we thought. Studies conducted by the Native American Cancer Research Partnership show that uranium that has been depleted of its radioactivity can still make people sick. Diane Stearns is a biochemist at Northern Arizona University and she led the research. She tells Arizona Public Radio's Geoff Norcross more about what her team found.

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KNAU and Arizona News
2:08 am
Tue August 1, 2006

Changing name powerful for Morales

Flagstaff, AZ – Some of you may have wondered who Laurel Morales is. She sounds a lot like Laurel Druley. Arizona Public Radio's Laurel _____ has this commentary that should clear up any confusion.

Body:
I never realized how powerful a name can be, until I chose to change it.

I have been Laurel Druley for almost 34 years. I chose recently to change my name to Laurel Morales. I made the decision about a year ago when my fianc proposed.

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KNAU and Arizona News
10:17 pm
Wed June 21, 2006

Brins Fire Evacuees

Sedona, AZ – More than 200 people showed up for the town meeting in Sedona recently. Politicians and firefighters came to talk about how they were fighting the Brins fire. Many residents came to express their anger about evacuations.
Arizona Public Radio's Sasa Woodruff reports.

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KNAU and Arizona News
10:04 pm
Wed June 21, 2006

Animals Evacuated from Oak Creek Canyon

Flagstaff, AZ – While about 500 homes have been evacuated from Oak Creek Canyon, some pets have been left behind. Some animals were rescued, but fire crews won't allow animal management officials to return to the home to retrieve the others until conditions are safer. Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Morales reports.

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