KNAU and Arizona News

KNAU and Arizona News
12:17 pm
Thu June 4, 2009

Born to Run

KNAU and Arizona News
2:24 pm
Fri May 29, 2009

Marching for Education

President George W. Bush congratulates Arizona?s 2008 State Teacher of the Year, Robert Kelty, in the Oval Office on Wednesday, April 30, 2008. Mr. Kelty is a teacher at Puente de Hozho Elementary School in Flagstaff, AZ.

Flagstaff, AZ – This weekend in Flagstaff hundreds of parents, students and teachers are planning to march in support of public education. Robert Kelty is organizing the march. He's a teacher at Puente de Hozho school in Flagstaff, and was selected Arizona teacher of the year last year. He told Arizona Public Radio's Daniel Kraker what he's hoping to accomplish.

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KNAU and Arizona News
6:48 am
Fri May 29, 2009

Do-It-Yourself Electric Car Conversion

Flagstaff, AZ – Do-it-yourself electric car conversions are on the rise worldwide. Some people do it for environmental reasons...some do it because they like to tinker. And, others do it because they love the car they're already driving and have no intention of giving it up. Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris Kohl reports.

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KNAU and Arizona News
5:20 pm
Thu May 28, 2009

Flagstaff engineer finds new use for solar energy

Flagstaff, AZ – Host intro:
Flagstaff engineer Jim Corning is passionate about two things: solar power and motorcycles. So he decided to build a solar-powered, electric bike. It's one of only six in the United States. Most electric bikes are pretty slow. But this one gets up to a hundred miles per hour. Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Morales saw first hand how fast it goes.

SFX: Sound of motorcycle

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KNAU and Arizona News
4:27 pm
Tue May 26, 2009

Second Chance Center for Animals in "Permit Limbo"

Flagstaff, AZ – Coconino County is holding a public hearing this evening that could decide the future of Flagstaff's Second Chance Center for Animals. County officials say the animal shelter is out of compliance with its conditional use permit. Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris Kohl reports.

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KNAU and Arizona News
8:45 am
Fri May 22, 2009

NPR's Barbara Bradley Hagerty on the Science of Spirituality

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KNAU and Arizona News
5:13 pm
Mon May 18, 2009

State arts funding vulnerable

Flagstaff, AZ – Host intro:
Arizona legislators are strapped with the task of finding 3 billion dollars to close its budget gap. They're considering a solution that would cut 75 percent of state arts funding. Some northern Arizona arts organizations depend on that money and worry about this cut's immediate and long term implications. Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Morales has this report.

SFX: Symphony warms up

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KNAU and Arizona News
2:55 pm
Fri May 15, 2009

Kirkpatrick visits Afghanistan

Flagstaff, AZ – Northern Arizona Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick returned this week from a trip to Afghanistan. She was part of a bi-partisan group of women representatives who wanted to spend Mother's Day with troops in Kandahar. She told Arizona Public Radio's Daniel Kraker she also wanted to get an up-close look at the ongoing war.

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KNAU and Arizona News
6:31 am
Wed May 13, 2009

Arizona Senator John McCain Answers KNAU Listener Questions

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KNAU and Arizona News
7:05 am
Fri May 8, 2009

Prescott Couple Bikes Around the World

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