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KNAU and Arizona News
3:49 pm
Thu November 6, 2014

Voter Turnout Average in Coconino County, Single Digits on NAU Campus

Credit Ryan Heinsius

As thousands of ballots are still being counted throughout the state, election officials are getting a clearer picture of voter turnout. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, participation was average in Coconino County with some noteworthy exceptions.

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KNAU and Arizona News
5:07 am
Thu November 6, 2014

Brain Food: Species From Feces

Researchers Colin Sobek and Dan Sanchez work on the Species from Feces project.
Credit KNAU/Bonnie Stevens

For many years, Flagstaff researchers have been able to locate rare and endangered bats by casting nets over water at night. But now a more accurate way of knowing where they live is by finding and studying their guano.

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KNAU and Arizona News
3:02 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

Educational Ballot Measures Pass in Coconino County

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Educational ballot measures effecting Coconino County all passed in this week’s election. As Arizona Public Radio’s Justin Regan reports, that means more funding for the Flagstaff and Tuba City Unified School Districts.

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KNAU and Arizona News
7:43 am
Wed November 5, 2014

Preliminary Numbers Favor Passage of Proposition 122

Credit Ryan Heinsius

Arizonans voted on three statewide propositions yesterday. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, one of those measures could redefine the state’s relationship with the federal government.

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KNAU and Arizona News
7:29 am
Wed November 5, 2014

Early Results Show Kirkpatrick Leading Tobin in CD-1 Race

Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick
Credit Ralph Freso/AP

UPDATE: Wednesday morning Andy Tobin conceded defeat to Rep. Kirkpatrick. In a statement from her campaign staff, Kirkpatrick said she is "deeply honored" to have been reelected. 

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KNAU and Arizona News
2:07 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Voters Share What Motivates Them

Credit Justin Regan

Today is Election Day, and polls are open until seven o’clock across Coconino County.Earlier today, Arizona Public Radio’s Justin Regan spoke with Flagstaff residents as they exited their polling places on what issues brought them out to vote.

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KNAU and Arizona News
2:04 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Wildlife Officials Tracking Wolf-Like Animal in Flagstaff

This is purportedly the animal officials are searching in Flagstaff near Lake Mary Road. Here it's pictured after its initial capture last week by animal control officers. The animal later escaped from a county facility. Several photos and videos have popped up on social media sites of the animal.
Credit Courtesy of Shawn Williams

Officials are attempting to capture an unidentified wolf-like animal that’s been seen in neighborhoods south of Flagstaff. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, it’s the second report of a possible wolf in northern Arizona in as many weeks.

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KNAU and Arizona News
1:21 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Election Coverage on KNAU News/Talk

Join us for NPR Special Election Coverage on KNAU/News Talk tonight 6-10pm. 

KNAU and Arizona News
5:00 am
Tue November 4, 2014

Local Elections in the National Spotlight Ahead of Tuesday’s General Election

Credit Ryan Heinsius

Across the state today voters will decide on a variety of offices and propositions. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, some local elections have garnered national attention.

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KNAU and Arizona News
5:00 am
Tue November 4, 2014

Number of Students Registered to Vote on the Rise

Jason Kordosky hands out election day information to students at the NAU Union.
Credit Justin Regan

The Coconino County recorder has reported a surge in the number of registered voters on Northern Arizona University’s Flagstaff Mountain campus. As Arizona Public Radio’s Justin Regan reports, students are seen as a growing demographic.

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