KNAU and Arizona News

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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KNAU and Arizona News
6:53 am
Thu October 30, 2008

Proposition 102 would allow marriage to be defined in the state constitution

Flagstaff, AZ – Proposition 102 may be one of the most controversial initiatives on the November ballot. If passed, the measure would amend the state constitution to define marriage as between one man and one woman. Supporters say a constitutional amendment will help protect marriage. Opponents say Prop 102 is discriminatory...and excessive, considering same-sex marriage is already illegal under state law. Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris Kohl reports.

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KNAU and Arizona News
12:54 am
Wed October 29, 2008

Prop 101 Debate - Part II

Flagstaff, AZ – On October 29th, Eric Novack, chair of Medical Choice Arizona, and John Rivers, president of the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association, debated Proposition 101, also known as the Medical Choice Arizona Act, at Cline Library at NAU. Here's part two of the debate, featuring questions from audience members.

KNAU and Arizona News
12:19 am
Wed October 29, 2008

Prop 101 Debate - Part I

Flagstaff, AZ – On October 29th, Eric Novack, chair of Medical Choice Arizona, and John Rivers, president of the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association, debated Proposition 101, also known as the Medical Choice Arizona Act. Here's the first part of the debate.

KNAU and Arizona News
9:13 pm
Tue October 28, 2008

Ballot Prop could affect future of health care in Arizona

Flagstaff, AZ – Proposition 101 would prohibit any law that restricts an individual's freedom to choose their own private health care plan or provider. Orthopedic surgeon Eric Novack is chairman of the group Medical choice for Arizona, which put the proposition on the ballot. He says Arizonans enjoy freedom of religion, freedom of the press and property rights. But

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KNAU and Arizona News
4:49 am
Tue October 28, 2008

Arizona voters to decide future of Payday Lenders

Flagstaff, AZ – You've probably seen those anonymous looking storefronts around Arizona advertising payday loans there are over 700 of them in the state. But odds are you've never taken one out. Still, how you vote on Proposition 200 next week will help determine the future of the payday lending industry in the state. Arizona Public Radio's Daniel Kraker has the second story in our series on the ballot initiatives.

Here's a trick question. Who's paying for this TV ad on Prop 200?

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KNAU and Arizona News
9:10 pm
Sun October 26, 2008

"Stop illegal hiring" may mislead voters

Flagstaff, AZ – The voter passed Employer Sanctions Law went into effect January 1st. That law punishes employers who intentionally or knowingly hire illegal immigrants. The first time an employer is caught hiring an undocumented worker their business license is suspended temporarily. The second time their license is taken away.

Andrew Pacheco, the Phoenix attorney who is behind the new proposed law says Prop 202 intends to go a step farther.

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