Kyrsten Sinema

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Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema is known for doing the unthinkable in Washington — spending time with Republicans. 


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The Biden administration plans to retire dozens of military aircraft at a base in Tucson as part of its budget proposal. Several members of Arizona’s congressional delegation, however, are fighting the plan. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.

KNAU's Morning Rundown: Wednesday, May 26

May 26, 2021


It's Wednesday, May 26. If you missed this morning's lunar eclipse, check out this report from KNAU's Melissa Sevigny — or these photos taken across the country. 

Meanwhile, our top headlines of the morning:

Coconino County, Flagstaff Lift Mask Guidance As Vaccinations Climb

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The U.S. Senate has unanimously passed a resolution designating Glioblastoma Awareness Day this summer. It honors the late Arizona Senator John McCain who died from the aggressive form of brain cancer in 2018. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.

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Supplies of COVID-19 vaccines are expected to increase nationwide in the coming weeks following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s approval of a third treatment. It’s welcome news for health officials in Arizona who’ve expanded immunizations. But because of limited supplies, less than 10% of the state’s population has been fully vaccinated. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius spoke with Arizona Democratic Sen. Mark Kelly about efforts to increase shipments and how to make vaccine distribution fair across all communities in the state.