March 2012

Winter storm closes Flagstaff schools, Interstate 40

Arizona will feel the lingering effects of a late-winter storm that brought gusting winds and sporadic rain and hail to lower elevations. Snow blanketed northern Arizona. Flagstaff is digging out from two feet of snow that shut down Interstate 40.  Classes are canceled at local public schools, even Northern Arizona University. KJZZ's Dennis Lambert spoke with Gillian Ferris Kohl of K-N-A-U, Arizona Public Radio in Flagstaff, about the impact of the late-winter storm.

Rising fuel prices affect state's largest food bank

The cost of gas continues to rise.  The statewide average stands at $3.88 a gallon.  And while the higher costs put holes in your budget, imagine what its like for charities, struggling to meet financial demands to begin with.  St. Mary's Food Bank spokesman Jerry Brown discusses what the high cost of fuel means to the state's largest food bank.

St. Marys Food Bank website

(602) 242-FOOD (3663)

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