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KNAU and Arizona News
4:04 pm
Wed September 30, 2009

Monsoon Wrap-Up With Flagstaff Meteorologist Lee Born

Monsoon Wrap-Up With Flagstaff Meteorologist Lee Born

Flagstaff, AZ – Today marks the official end of the monsoon season. And this summer's was one of the driest on record. Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris Kohl sat down with Flagstaff-based meteorologist, Lee Born, for a monsoon season wrap-up.

KNAU and Arizona News
1:00 pm
Wed September 30, 2009

America's best Idea: Excavating Keet Seel at Navajo National Monument

America's best Idea: Excavating Keet Seel at Navajo National Monument

Flagstaff, AZ – Perhaps the most famous cliff dwellings in Arizona Keet Seel, Betatakin, and Inscription House are protected in Navajo National Monument. During the Great Depression, a government program put a crew to work excavating Keet Seel. Little was known about that expedition until recently, when a diary was discovered detailing the story of three generations of archaeologists and local Navajos who worked at the monument. Rose Houk has the fourth installment in KNAU's series "America's Best Idea."

State Capitol News
11:27 am
Wed September 30, 2009

First doses of H1N1 vaccine arrive in state

First doses of H1N1 vaccine arrive in state

Phoenix, AZ – The first doses of vaccine for the novel H1N1 flu are arriving in the state. But Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports they're not going to the most vulnerable.

State Capitol News
11:22 am
Wed September 30, 2009

New abortion restrictions not yet taking place

New abortion restrictions not yet taking place

Phoenix, AZ – Some new restrictions on abortion that were supposed to take
effect this morning will not, at least not now. Arizona Public
Radio's Howard Fischer explains.

Earth Notes
8:31 am
Wed September 30, 2009

Earth Notes - Parks

Earth Notes - Parks

Flagstaff, AZ – Look closely at a detailed map of a southwestern forest, and you'll see numerous places labeled as "parks" or "prairies." They're openings in the woods, from the size of a baseball field to miles in extent, where the soil is generally too wet or too dry to support trees. But these meadows are full of life.

State Capitol News
12:43 pm
Tue September 29, 2009

Poverty in Arizona on the rise

Poverty in Arizona on the rise

Phoenix, AZ – The percentage of state residents in poverty rose last year. But not everywhere. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.

State Capitol News
12:41 pm
Tue September 29, 2009

Marijuana initiative drive launched

Marijuana initiative drive launched

Phoenix, AZ – A new petition drive has been launched to reduce the penalty for
having small amounts of marijuana to a fine. Arizona Public
Radio's Howard Fischer reports.

State Capitol News
12:37 pm
Tue September 29, 2009

Court weighs legality of new abortion restrictions

Court weighs legality of new abortion restrictions

Phoenix, AZ – A judge will decide this afternoon whether to let the state begin
enforcing some new restrictions on abortion. Arizona Public
Radio's Howard Fischer reports.

KNAU and Arizona News
11:24 am
Tue September 29, 2009

America's Best Idea: Walnut Canyon a Window into an Ancient Hopi Past

America's Best Idea: Walnut Canyon a Window into an Ancient Hopi Past

Flagstaff, AZ – Centuries ago, Walnut Canyon National Monument east of Flagstaff echoed with the sounds of a thriving pueblo community. Deep below the canyon's rim, ancient cliff dwellings still stand protected under deep sandstone overhangs. For Hopi people, the canyon provides a window into their past. And their ancestors' desertion of the canyon nearly a millennium ago still offers lessons for Hopi people today. Rose Houk has the next installment in KNAU's series, "America's Best Idea."

State Capitol News
12:46 pm
Mon September 28, 2009

Guns in Bars law to take effect

Guns in Bars law to take effect

Phoenix, AZ – If you don't want to patronize a place that serve liquor where
customers can carry a gun, you should look for a sign -- and not
from above. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains.

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