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Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission

Arizona lawmakers are currently considering a proposed amendment to the state constitution that would increase the number of Legislators at the capitol. KNAU’s Justin Regan has more.

Melissa Sevigny

Arizona’s Verde River has a lot of competing uses: city dwellers, farmers, kayakers and environmentalists all want its water in different ways. But a new project aims to unite everyone over a glass of beer. A farm in Camp Verde has planted a crop of malt barley, to conserve water and give Arizona breweries a key ingredient to craft a truly local beer. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports. 

Gillian Ferris / KNAU/NAU

April is National Poetry Month.  Instead of doing a feature story on poetry, we decided to record some of you reading us your favorite poems … to experience poetry in its purest form. Every Friday this month, we’re going to air at least one poem performed by someone in the community. Seventeen-year-old Emma Collier starts us off from the campus of her performing arts high school. She was a state finalist at this year’s Poetry Out Loud competition. Take a listen.


NPS

Officials at Grand Canyon National Park say that after several weeks of pipeline breaks and water restrictions, water in storage on the South Rim has reached sustainable levels.

Most in-state undergraduate students attending Arizona's three public universities won't see tuition increases in the next school year.

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