KNAU and Arizona News

KNAU and Arizona News
10:56 pm
Thu April 23, 2009

Alberto Rios on Rethinking the Border

Flagstaff, AZ – Host Intro:

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KNAU and Arizona News
4:40 am
Thu April 23, 2009

Ben Grumbles becomes new ADEQ director

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KNAU and Arizona News
7:52 am
Wed April 22, 2009

NAU Student Film Celebrates Poetry

From left to right: Vernon Richardson, Nicole Walker, Jesse Vaughan and Cedric Owens.

Flagstaff, AZ – April is National Poetry Month. So, it's only fitting that tonight, Northern Arizona University will present the debut screening of a new documentary film about poetry. It's called, Spoken Word. It's a collaborative project between two student filmmakers, an Emmy-award-winning director and NAU's creative writing department. Spoken Word not only captures what poetry SOUNDS like, but, also what it LOOKS like. Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris Kohl reports.

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KNAU and Arizona News
7:41 am
Fri April 17, 2009

Winter Weather Wrap-Up With Flagstaff Meteorologist Lee Born

Flagstaff in spring.

Flagstaff, AZ – Though it's been nearly a month since winter was officially declared over...the snow has still been flying across northern Arizona. To give us a winter weather wrap-up and a preview of spring and summer conditions, Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris Kohl spoke with Flagstaff meteorologist, Lee Born.

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KNAU and Arizona News
5:09 am
Mon April 13, 2009

Southwest Windpower wins national exporter award

Flagstaff, AZ – Southwest Windpower was named the national Small Business Exporter of the Year today by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

About 20 years ago David Calley and Andy Kruse founded Southwest Windpower in a Flagstaff garage. From the beginning Kruse says the company shipped half of its wind turbines overseas.

"We realized market back in 80s was too small to stay domestic, so we started exporting to just a few countries that we began with."

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KNAU and Arizona News
3:50 am
Mon April 13, 2009

Beyond Question

Flagstaff, AZ –
We're often told growing up there's no such thing as a "dumb question." But those who've guided tourists through the Grand Canyon may beg to differ. Commentator Scott Thybony has fielded his share of tourist queries over the years, some of which really got him thinking.

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KNAU and Arizona News
4:24 am
Fri April 10, 2009

Thousands answer the call to volunteer

Flagstaff, AZ – While the young and unemployed search for their life's calling, many are listening to President Obama's call to volunteer. Now, the president is poised to sign new legislation that would add incentives to serving. Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Morales caught up with some of these new service volunteers at the Grand Canyon, where a similar effort began 76 years ago.

SFX: pounding of hammers

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KNAU and Arizona News
7:58 am
Mon April 6, 2009

Budget Crisis and Higher Education Talk Show - Part II

Flagstaff, AZ – Arizona is facing more than a three billion dollar budget deficit for the next fiscal year. The state's universities face more potential cuts. Now federal stimulus dollars could restore some funding, but at what cost to other state services? Arizona Public Radio's Daniel Kraker spoke with NAU President John Haeger, House Education Committee Chairman Rich Crandall, and Democratic Representative Tom Chabin, and he took calls from across northern Arizona. This is Part II of the show.

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KNAU and Arizona News
7:53 am
Mon April 6, 2009

Budget Crisis and Higher Education Talk Show

Flagstaff, AZ – Arizona is facing more than a three billion dollar budget deficit for the next fiscal year. The state's universities face more potential cuts. Now federal stimulus dollars could restore some funding, but at what cost to other state services? Arizona Public Radio's Daniel Kraker spoke with NAU President John Haeger, House Education Committee Chairman Rich Crandall, and Democratic Representative Tom Chabin, and he took calls from across northern Arizona.

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KNAU and Arizona News
3:21 am
Fri April 3, 2009

Fire Chars GCY Warehouse

Flagstaff, AZ – Grand Canyon Youth NEEDS: Computers, plastic bins, shelving, Paco pads, side boxes, buckets, ammo cans, rope, cam straps, Grand Canyon and San Juan River related books, oar locks, oar stands, tools of any kind, fun box items like decks of cards, finger nail polish, art supplies and financial donations.

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