Earth Notes
4:14 pm
Wed September 29, 2010

Earth Notes - Aspens Part I

Flagstaff, AZ –
Aspens are among the West's signature trees. Their heart-shaped leaves rustle in the slightest breeze, filling the forest with a gentle shhhushing sound. In autumn, those leaves form a golden contrast with the dark green of high-elevation conifers.

Aspen groves are resilient. They send up new trees when they're singed by fire, withered by drought, or attacked by insects. But lately, something's changing. Biologists began to notice in 2004 that aspen groves all over the west were dying at unprecedented rates.

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KNAU and Arizona News
4:05 pm
Tue September 28, 2010

Brewer May Debate Goddard Again

Phoenix, AZ – Brewer had to participate in one -- and only one -- debate last
month by virtue of taking public funds for her campaign. Since
that time, her Democratic foe has been hoping for another crack
at her. But the governor conceded that her decision to avoid
another confrontation is purely political: She continues to lead
in the polls.

(Maybe we would debate if my numbers started dropping
dramatically. And, of course, I'm working hard to see that they
don't drop dramatically.)

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KNAU and Arizona News
3:29 pm
Mon September 27, 2010

Voters Decide in November Whether or Not to Make it Harder for Them to Make Their Own Laws

Phoenix, AZ – The state constitution says initiative petitions must be filed
four months before the general election. That now means early
July. Proposition 112 would set the deadline two months earlier.
Eric Ehst, who led a successful 2004 campaign to kill a similar
measure, said the civic groups who fought that one are ambivalent
about this year's plan. On one hand, he said the change would
give county officials more time to check the signatures or courts
to review challenges.

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KNAU and Arizona News
1:05 pm
Fri September 24, 2010

Michael Franti Releases New Album

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Dead or Alive: Ghost Towns
10:03 am
Fri September 24, 2010

Dead or Alive Part V: The Wild Roses of Chloride

It has been more than a century since trains stopped in Chloride.
Jim Hinckley

Flagstaff, AZ – Today, KNAU concludes our series Dead or Alive, a look at Arizona's ghost towns why we're drawn to them, and what we can learn from them.

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Dead or Alive: Ghost Towns
9:27 pm
Thu September 23, 2010

Ghost Town Call In Show Part 3

Flagstaff AZ – Third and final segment in a special one hour call in show on ghost towns.

Dead or Alive: Ghost Towns
9:26 pm
Thu September 23, 2010

Ghost Town Call In Show Part 2

Phoenix, AZ – Second segment in a special one hour call in show on ghost towns.

Dead or Alive: Ghost Towns
9:16 pm
Thu September 23, 2010

Ghost Town Call In Show Part 1

Flagstaff AZ – First segment in a special one hour call in show on ghost towns.

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