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12:14 am
Wed May 28, 2008

Earth Notes - Antibacterial soaps

Flagstaff, AZ – Earth Notes: Antibacterial Soaps

It's one of the most time-honored steps to good health: washing your hands. When you soap up, foam made up of fatty acids and sodium hydroxide sticks to dirt, oil and bacteria, allowing them to be rinsed away. But these days many soaps contain other, more problematic ingredients.

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KNAU and Arizona News
4:33 am
Sun May 25, 2008

Mapping the Zuni Culture

A:shiwi A:wan Museum and Heritage Center Director Jim Enote

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The Zuni Festival of Arts and Culture returns to the Museum of Northern Arizona this weekend after a four year hiatus. It's a collaboration with the A:shiwi A:wan Museum and Heritage Center at Zuni Pueblo. Arizona Public Radio's Daniel Kraker sat down with the center's director, Jim Enote.

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Jim Enote speaks today at the Zuni Festival of Arts and Culture, from 9 to 5 at the Museum of Northern Arizona in Flagstaff.

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State Capitol News
10:39 pm
Thu May 22, 2008

Home values continue slide

Phoenix, AZ – If you think your house is worth less now than it was last year, you're right. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains.

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State Capitol News
2:22 am
Wed May 21, 2008

Governor balks at guard withdrawl

Phoenix, AZ – Governor Janet Napolitano is balking at putting state National Guard units along the international border to replace troops from across the nation who are being withdrawn. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains.

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Earth Notes
12:11 am
Wed May 21, 2008

Earth Notes - N. Scott Momaday

N. Scott Momaday

Flagstaff, AZ – Earth Notes: N. Scott Momaday

N. Scott Momaday (pronounced Ma-ma-day) once wrote of the desert Southwest: it was a land that has to be seen to be believed, and perhaps it has to be believed in order to be seen.

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State Capitol News
8:08 am
Fri May 16, 2008

Court says school vouchers illegal

Phoenix, AZ – The state Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that a law which gives tax dollars to parents to send their children to private and parochial schools is illegal. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
8:04 am
Fri May 16, 2008

Gay marriage ruling impacts Arizona

Phoenix, AZ – Thursday's California Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay marriage is having political fallout here. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains.

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State Capitol News
8:11 am
Wed May 14, 2008

Governor creates felon task force

Phoenix, AZ – Governor Janet Napolitano announced Tuesday she is creating a special task force to find wanted felons. But as Arizona Public
Radio's Howard Fischer reports, that isn't the whole story.

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Scott Thybony Commentaries
1:10 am
Wed May 14, 2008

Camp Coffee

Commentator Scott Thybony at Comanche Point on the Grand Canyon's south rim.
Elias Butler

Camp Coffee

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Coffee has been called, the most grateful lubricant known to the human machine, and the most delightful taste in all nature. That morning cup could be even more important when you're in the backcountry. But as commentator Scott Thybony tells us, good trail coffee can prove elusive.

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Earth Notes
12:06 am
Wed May 14, 2008

Earth Notes - Arroyo Cutting

A typical southwestern arroyo

Flagstaff, AZ – Earth Notes: Arroyo Cutting


Arroyos are a common sight on the Colorado Plateau. Most flow only briefly, carrying moisture from springtime snowmelt and summer monsoon storms. Yet even when dry they bear witness to very specific places and times.

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