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Former Arizona legislator Don Shooter is back in a Phoenix hospital after being released earlier in the week following emergency surgery.


Arizona and Nevada are faced with the first-ever cuts to their Colorado River water supply in 2020.


A new report says locks failed for years at an Arizona prison and allowed for serious beatings of prisoners and guards, but Department of Corrections Director Charles Ryan failed to appreciate the seriousness of the problem until video of an assault was broadcast on television.


Mohave County Sheriff's officials say they have disposed of explosive devices found in the home of a man who recently died in the western Arizona community of Oatman.

Couple Charged with Heat-Related Death at Arizona Nursing Home

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A married couple who operate a Chandler home-based assisted living facility are charged with vulnerable adult abuse in the death of a 69-year-old man who spent two days without air conditioning last summer.

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New research conducted by Northern Arizona University in Alaska shows melting permafrost may be releasing a lot more carbon into the atmosphere than scientists previously thought. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports.

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For more than four decades, Ulrike Arnold has traveled the world, painting abstract landscapes that look like topographical maps. She uses the soil and rocks she finds while in nature as her medium.

Sunday at 2:00, the Museum of Northern Arizona in Flagstaff will screen the documentary "Dialogue Earth," which profiles Arnold and follows her to places that inspire her, like her home near Flagstaff, the canyons of southern Utah and the U-S/Mexico border. The film will be followed by an artist Q and A.

She spoke with KNAU’s Zac Ziegler


In this week’s Poetry Friday segment, we hear an original piece by regular contributor, Liz Blaker. She is a field biologist and a writer for KNAU’s Earth Notes series. So, of course, Liz approaches most things from a scientific perspective.  But she also appreciates the sacred aspect of nature. And today, Liz combines science and sacred in her poem, Summer Canticle, about the miracle of twilight.

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Coconino National Forest officials say current weather conditions are causing some increased fire activity within the Museum Fire.

Conditions on the over-taxed Colorado River have improved dramatically over the past year, but not enough to stave off voluntary cutbacks for some water users in the Southwestern U.S. and Mexico.



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