KNAU and Arizona News

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
Credit nau.edu

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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KNAU and Arizona News
3:22 pm
Thu August 28, 2014

With No Winner Yet Declared in CD-1, Kirkpatrick Proposes Debates

Eastern Arizona Republican congressional candidate Gary Kiehne.
Credit azcapitoltimes.com

The Republican primary race in the First Congressional District remains too close to call. As Arizona Public Radio’s Justin Regan Reports, this hasn’t prevented the incumbent from preparing to face the eventual winner. 

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KNAU and Arizona News
9:57 am
Thu August 28, 2014

Brain Food: Dead Bug Library

NAU's Neil Cobb holding some of the specimens to be added to his digital dead bug library.
Credit KNAU/Bonnie Stevens

Some people collect stamps, others collect baseball cards. Neil Cobb collects dead bugs...250,000 of them and counting. Cobb is the director of the Merriam Powell Center for Environmental Research at Northern Arizona University, and he's compiling his collection of hissing cockroaches, tarantulas and other bugs into a massive electronic insect library.

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KNAU and Arizona News
3:40 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

ARIZONA PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTS

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Click below for official state and county election results.

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