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

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.

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

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

Jimmie Black
Steve Hayden

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."

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

First doses of H1N1 vaccine arrive in state

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

New abortion restrictions not yet taking place

Earth Notes
8:31 am
Wed September 30, 2009

Earth Notes - Parks

Buffalo Park on McMillan Mesa in Flagstaff

Flagstaff, AZ – Earthnotes: Parks

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.

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

Poverty in Arizona on the rise

Phoenix, AZ – The percentage of state residents in poverty rose last year. But
not everywhere.

New figures today from the Census Bureau show 14.2 percent of
Arizonans were living below the federal poverty level in 2007. By
2008 that figure had risen to 14.7 percent. That half point jump
compares with an increase of just two tenths of a percent
nationally.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

Walnut Canyon National Monument
NAU Cline Library, Joseph Muench Collection, NAU.PH.2003.11.22

Flagstaff, AZ –

In the third installment of KNAU's America's Best Idea, Rose Houk visits with the last surviving member of the Bluebird Clan who once lived in Walnut Canyon National Monument outside of Flagstaff.

Visit Walnut Canyon National Monument.

Ken Burns' "The National Parks: America's Best Idea"

Transcript:

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

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.

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