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KNAU and Arizona News
4:02 am
Thu July 24, 2014

Brain Food: Souvenir Research...Why Do We Buy Them?

Brain Food: Souvenir Research...Why Do We Buy Them?

Travelers love souvenirs, and now research being done at Northern Arizona University proves that.

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KNAU and Arizona News
12:32 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

An Update On The Monsoon Season With KNAU Meteorlogist Lee Born

An Update On The Monsoon Season With KNAU Meteorlogist Lee Born

KNAU's Morning Edition host Aaron Granillo talks monsoon activity with meteorlogist Lee Born.

Earth Notes
8:49 am
Wed July 23, 2014

Earth Notes: BAER Program Looks At Wildlife After Slide Fire

Earth Notes: BAER Program Looks At Wildlife After Slide Fire

Soon after the Slide Fire burned 22,000 acres in, and around, Oak Creek Canyon in northern Arizona, researchers from the Forest Service Burned Area Emergency Response - or BAER Program - took stock of its impact on sensitive wildlife species.

KNAU and Arizona News
10:13 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Navajos Born At Home Find It Hard To Get Delayed Birth Certificates

Navajos Born At Home Find It Hard To Get Delayed Birth Certificates

Most Americans born in this country have a birth certificate issued from a hospital. But, for a lot of Navajos born in remote areas of the Navajo Nation before the 1970's, it was common to be born at home. So, getting a birth certificate later - otherwise known as a "delayed birth certificate" - can be very difficult. That's especially true in Arizona because of its strict regulations.

KNAU and Arizona News
9:52 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Coconino National Forest Managing Four Lightning-Caused Wildfires

Coconino National Forest Managing Four Lightning-Caused Wildfires

Coconino National Forest officials are actively managing four lightning-caused fires. All are burning at a low intensity on the forest floor. As on the Kaibab National Forest, these fires are being used to increase safety, reduce fuels and for vegetation and wildlife habitat restoration.

The 300-acre Willard Fire is burning south of Flagstaff between Oak Creek Canyon and I-17 near the Willard Springs Interchange. Smoke may be visible from Kachina Village, Mountainaire, Munds Park and Sedona.

The Bar M Fire is 170 acres in size and is burning near Mormon Lake. Smoke may be visible from Lake Mary Road, Munds Park and Mormon Lake Village.  

KNAU and Arizona News
2:24 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Crews Manage Three Fires on the Kaibab National Forest Ahead of Drier Weather

Crews Manage Three Fires on the Kaibab National Forest Ahead of Drier Weather

Managers on the Kaibab National Forest have been taking advantage of wetter conditions by allowing multiple wildfires to burn. But, as Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, with drier weather on the way, crews are preparing for more unpredictable fire activity.

KNAU and Arizona News
5:01 am
Thu July 17, 2014

Post-Wildfire Bacteria Levels in Oak Creek Heightened After Monsoon Flooding

Post-Wildfire Bacteria Levels in Oak Creek Heightened After Monsoon Flooding

KNAU and Arizona News
5:00 am
Thu July 17, 2014

Brain Food: The Active Seismic Zone of Northern Arizona

Brain Food: The Active Seismic Zone of Northern Arizona

Earthquakes can’t be predicted, but Professor Dave Brumbaugh says Northern Arizona can expect seismic activity simply because there are a number of faults here. Brumbaugh is the director of the Arizona Earthquake Information Center on the Northern Arizona University Campus. He says the Earth’s crust in the region is expanding.

KNAU and Arizona News
4:59 am
Thu July 17, 2014

Defeated Texas State Senator Aiding Gov. Brewer’s PAC

Defeated Texas State Senator Aiding Gov. Brewer’s PAC

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