KNAU and Arizona News

KNAU and Arizona News
4:27 am
Thu March 27, 2008

Arab/American: An interview with Gary Nabhan

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KNAU and Arizona News
1:41 am
Fri March 7, 2008

Grand Canyon: Even Older Than You Thought

National Park Service

Flagstaff, AZ – The scientific community generally agrees that the Grand Canyon is about 6 million years old. New research shows that at least part of the canyon is much older.

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KNAU and Arizona News
3:42 am
Thu March 6, 2008

Grand Canyon Flush

Page, AZ – Host Intro:

On Wednesday the federal government returned the Colorado River to some of its former glory. The Bureau of Reclamation unleashed a two and a half day artificial flood through the Grand Canyon to rebuild beaches and create wildlife habitat. But environmentalists, and even some federal officials, say the experiment doesn't go far enough. Daniel Kraker from Arizona Public Radio reports.

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KNAU and Arizona News
2:44 am
Mon February 25, 2008

FCC pushes for diversity and localism, but are its efforts contradictory?

Window Rock, AZ – Host Intro:

The Federal Communications Commission says it want to make it easier for more minorities to own television stations, and force broadcasters to air a minimum amount of local programming. But critics say that aim runs headlong into its push to allow more consolidation and cross-ownership of media companies. Arizona Public Radio's Daniel Kraker traveled to three stations across the state, and filed this report.

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KNAU and Arizona News
3:23 am
Fri February 22, 2008

Rick Renzi Indicted

Flagstaff, AZ – Host Intro:

Northern Arizona Congressman Rick Renzi was indicted today on charges of extortion, wire fraud and money laundering in a scam involving a land swap. He's also accused of illegally funding his first run for Congress. Arizona Public Radio's Daniel Kraker reports.

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KNAU and Arizona News
9:37 am
Mon February 18, 2008

Flagstaff's Famous Hoop Dancer

Nakotah LaRance at the 18th annual World Hoop Dancing Championship at the Heard Museum in Phoenix.

Phoenix, AZ – Host Intro:

Earlier this month more than 60 Native American dancers from across North America converged on the Heard Museum in Phoenix for the annual world championship hoop dance contest. Part dance, part sport, part cultural showcase, the event drew more than 10,000 spectators. One of the star competitors was a Flagstaff teen who's parlayed hoop dancing fame into a budding Hollywood career. From KNAU's Indian Country News Bureau, Daniel Kraker reports.

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KNAU and Arizona News
2:15 am
Sat February 16, 2008

Flagstaff's Hybrid Electric Bus

February 14, 2008 – Arizona's first hybrid electric buses are on Flagstaff's roadways. They're powered by an internal combustion engine and the GM Allison hybrid system. Flagstaff transportation officials say the buses are fuel efficient and quiet.

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KNAU and Arizona News
12:54 am
Fri January 25, 2008

Surgical Robot at FMC

Flagstaff, AZ – Surgeons at Flagstaff medical center have a new tool called the da Vinci Surgical System. One week ago it was used to perform the first robotic surgery in the region. Arizona Public Radio's Theresa Bierer has the story.

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KNAU and Arizona News
2:13 am
Mon January 7, 2008

NAU Runner Caught in Kenya Violence

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KNAU and Arizona News
9:46 am
Wed January 2, 2008

Working for a Flagstaff homeless shelter

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