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Rick Johnson

Hundreds of cities worldwide plan to host the second annual “March for Science” this Saturday. It’s expected to be smaller and quieter than last year’s march, when more than one million people took to the streets. But organizers say it’s about keeping up the momentum. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny spoke with two local coordinators of Flagstaff’s march.  

Poetry Friday: Black in America

Apr 13, 2018
Gillian Ferris / KNAU/NAU

As part of our series, Poetry Friday, celebrating National Poetry Month, we hear from some local aspiring poets. All are members of Northern Arizona University’s Gold n’ Brown Jacks Club, a support network for black men within the campus community.

Several Indian tribes say they have filed a complaint in U.S. District Court in Arizona, challenging the U.S. Forest Service's approval of a proposal to develop an open pit copper mine on public land.

Hazardous weather conditions are expected across much of Arizona on Thursday.

David Wallace/The Arizona Republic

Tribal members suffering from cancer because of uranium contamination have few options for local care. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, a bill introduced in Congress would provide federal grants for treatment programs on often-remote reservations.