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Cats and dogs can get infected with COVID-19, but not much is known about the relationships between sick people and their pets. Scientists at Flagstaff’s Translational Genomics Research Institute are recruiting Arizona pet owners who have been recently diagnosed with COVID to learn more. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny spoke with lead researcher Hayley Yaglom about what she’s learned so far.


Coconino County Sheriff's Office

An injured Phoenix man was rescued in the Fossil Creek Wilderness area last weekend after a canyoneering accident.

Tonto National Forest

Two wildfires east of Phoenix have now merged into one massive fire as crews continue to try to increase containment.

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Dangerous, record-busting heat is spreading across the U.S. Southwest and into parts of Utah, Montana and Wyoming. 

  

KNAU's Morning Rundown: Wednesday, June 16

Jun 16, 2021

It’s Wednesday, June 16. 

 

The National Weather Service reported a high of 94 degrees yesterday in Flagstaff, setting a new June 15 record. The previous high was 92 degrees in 1974. An Excessive Heat Warning, meanwhile, remains in effect for lower elevations in northern Arizona, set to lift Friday evening.

Ducey Bans Requirements For Unvaccinated College Students 

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