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KNAU and Arizona News
5:52 pm
Mon April 27, 2015

Condor in New Mexico First in Recorded History

Condor in New Mexico First in Recorded History

KNAU and Arizona News
1:50 pm
Mon April 27, 2015

Kaibab Forest Managers Seeking Public Comment on Tusayan Road Easements

Kaibab Forest Managers Seeking Public Comment on Tusayan Road Easements

The initial public comment period has begun for a series of road improvements on the Kaibab National Forest in the Town of Tusayan. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius report, if approved it’ll pave the way for a large development project near the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.

KNAU and Arizona News
5:00 am
Fri April 24, 2015

Remembering Former AZ Governor And NAU Alumnus Raul Castro

Remembering Former AZ Governor And NAU Alumnus Raul Castro

Former Arizona Governor Raul Castro passed away earlier this month, at the age of 98. He was the state’s first Latino governor, a U.S. ambassador to three different countries, a teacher and a lawyer. Castro was also a graduate of the Arizona State Teacher’s College, which would eventually become Northern Arizona University. As Arizona Public Radio’s Justin Regan reports, Raul Castro’s success was hard fought and won. 

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State Capitol News
2:01 pm
Thu April 23, 2015

Senators McCain and Flake Split on Support for Loretta Lynch for AG

Senators McCain and Flake Split on Support for Loretta Lynch for AG

KNAU and Arizona News
7:29 am
Thu April 23, 2015

Arpaio Testifies In Racial-Profiling Case

Arpaio Testifies In Racial-Profiling Case

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio

  Sheriff Joe Arpaio has completed his first day of testimony in a hearing to decide whether he should be held in contempt of court for violating orders to stop his immigration patrols.

KNAU and Arizona News
4:04 am
Thu April 23, 2015

Brain Food: NAU Forester Looks For 'Survival Gene' In SW White Pine Trees

Brain Food: NAU Forester Looks For 'Survival Gene' In SW White Pine Trees

The Southwestern White Pine is under attack from a parasite. Almost all the trees infected by the "Blister Rust" fungus die. That's why forester Kristen Waring is searching for the rare genes in the species that can combat the deadly spores.

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State Capitol News
5:27 pm
Wed April 22, 2015

Gov. Ducey Appoints Lisa Atkins as Head of State Land Department

Gov. Ducey Appoints Lisa Atkins as Head of State Land Department

Arizona is getting a new chief overseer for its millions of acres of land held in trust to benefits schools and other public institutions.

Gov. Doug Ducey's office on Wednesday announced his appointment of Lisa Atkins as land commissioner, a post that includes heading up the Land Department and its administration of trust land.

Atkins is currently an executive of Greater Phoenix Leadership, a business advocacy group, and she's also a member of the board that oversees the Central Arizona Project aqueduct system.

She formerly served more than 20 years as chief of staff for former Arizona Congressman Bob Stump and also was executive director of the County Supervisors Association of Arizona.

Earth Notes
3:02 pm
Wed April 22, 2015

Earth Notes: Aerial Acrobats

Earth Notes: Aerial Acrobats

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