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KNAU and Arizona News
4:59 am
Fri September 12, 2014

New Report Shows Increase in State Abortion Numbers

State Health Director Will Humble
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A new report shows the number of abortions among state residents up slightly last year, with one notable exception. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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KNAU and Arizona News
4:58 am
Thu September 11, 2014

Brain Food: Taking Earth's Temperature

Paleoclimatologist Darrell Kaufman in the field.
Credit PAGES Past Global Changes

The key to understanding recent climate changes could be at the bottom of Arctic lakes. That's what Darrell Kaufman believes. He's a paleoclimatologist at Northern Arizona University and studies core sediment samples of Arctic mud to get a glimpse of thousands of years of environmental changes.

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KNAU and Arizona News
3:28 pm
Wed September 10, 2014

Former Navajo Nation Speaker Pleads Guilty to Misuse of Tribal Funds

Former Navajo Nation council speaker Lawrence Morgan waits outside the judicial district office for an arraignment hearing at the District Court in Window Rock, Ariz., earlier this year.
Credit Megan Farmer/The Daily Times

A former speaker of the Navajo Nation Council has pleaded guilty to misusing tribal funds. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, several other current and former Navajo lawmakers have been implicated in the wide-ranging case. 

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KNAU and Arizona News
8:59 am
Wed September 10, 2014

Rebroadcast of President Obama's Address to the Nation 10pm

Join us for a rebroadcast of NPR's Special Coverage and analysis of President Obama's address to the Nation on his latest strategy for dealing with ISIS at 10pm. 

KNAU and Arizona News
7:10 pm
Tue September 9, 2014

Marketplace Rebroadcast

We apologize for an abbreviated rebroadcast of Marketplace this evening. Our recording was cut short.

KNAU and Arizona News
8:58 am
Tue September 9, 2014

KNAU News/Talk 91.7 Flagstaff is off the air

We are experiencing an outage at our transmitter site on Mt. Elden effecting our signal on 91.7 in Flagstaff. Our engineer is en route. You can still stream News/Talk programming on KNAU.org.

KNAU and Arizona News
10:48 am
Mon September 8, 2014

Super Bowl Sex: One Man's Plan To Open A Brothel In AZ For The Big Game

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The Arizona Cardinals kick-off their season-opener tonight at home in Glendale, where this year's Super Bowl will be played. The city hosted the game once before in 2008, and it resulted in big money for area restaurants, hotels and other businesses. Now one man wants to capitalize on the Super Bowl crowd with a very different kind of venture. The plan involves opening a brothel in a state where prostitution is illegal. His argument? It would cut down on the amount of illegal sex trafficking.

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KNAU and Arizona News
5:00 pm
Wed September 3, 2014

State Officials Express Concern Over EPA’s New Clean Power Plan

The 1,534Mw Sandow Station coal-fired electric power plant in Rockdale, Texas.
Credit Steve Davidson

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality met earlier this week with a group of utility organizations and others to talk about the EPA’s newest carbon emissions plan. As Arizona Public Radio’s Justin Regan reports, the state has some concerns with the EPA’s goals.

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KNAU and Arizona News
3:08 pm
Tue September 2, 2014

Several Abandoned Campfires Reported Over Labor Day Weekend

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Over Labor Day weekend, nearly three dozen abandoned campfires were reported on the Coconino National Forest. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, the number represents a major uptick over previous years.

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KNAU and Arizona News
5:00 am
Fri August 29, 2014

Arizona Tops List of Clean-Energy Job Creating States

Solar panels in Flagstaff
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Arizona has topped a list of clean-energy job creating states for the second quarter of 2014. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, the state’s expanding solar industry is a prime driver of its growing renewables market.

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