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Earth Notes: Quieter Pavement

Oct 10, 2018
ADOT

Excessive road noise is a scourge of modern life. Barrier walls along busy highways don’t always reduce the ruckus because sound waves can jump the walls—especially on windy days.


Mark Henle/Arizona Republic

Today marks three years since a shooting on Northern Arizona University’s campus left three students injured and one dead. In the days that followed, NAU psychologist Heidi Wayment surveyed students to learn how they responded—with grief, depression, or anxiety—and also what helped them heal. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny spoke with Wayment about her recently published findings.


Associated Press

Northern Arizona University says it recently discovered a student had rented out a dorm room on Airbnb.

National Park Service

A Trump administration policy changes how the Bureau of Land Management conducts environmental review and public comment for oil and gas leases. It could affect the development of 3,000 acres recently leased near Holbrook for helium exploration. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


ADOT

Crews are repairing a major northern Arizona highway that tourists use to reach the Grand Canyon's North Rim, Lake Powell and southern Utah.

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