KNAU and Arizona News

KNAU and Arizona News
7:24 am
Tue November 25, 2008

The economy and homelessness

Houston native Noah Rattler walks through Flagstaff on his way to Los Angeles to raise awareness on homelessness.

Flagstaff, AZ – When you mix together rising rates in unemployment and foreclosure, you get a recipe for homelessness. As the economic crisis worsens in Arizona, emergency shelters across the state are overflowing. And officials say they're desperate for help. Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris Kohl reports.

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KNAU and Arizona News
2:39 am
Mon November 24, 2008

Hi-tech in Down Times

Flagstaff, AZ – It's been nothing but bad economic news across the country and in Northern Arizona over the past few months.

Retailers have shut down, and cities and counties have announced huge deficits. But there is a bit of hope on Flagstaff's economic horizon.

Last Tuesday, a "business incubator" opened on scenic McMillan Mesa.

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KNAU and Arizona News
4:38 am
Wed November 19, 2008

Ancient Landscapes of the Colorado Plateau

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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.

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