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10:13 pm
Wed August 22, 2007

More Hospitals Ban Routine VBACs

Flagstaff, AZ – SFX of kids playing

Audrey Creed is a full-time mom. On a recent sunny afternoon she breastfeeds her youngest while her two older boys play. All three of her children were born via C-section. Not by choice, Creed says.

CREED: I was just intensely disappointed and I had just really wanted the chance to try.

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Earth Notes
12:40 am
Wed August 22, 2007

Los Lonely Boys Stay True to Roots

Flagstaff, AZ – The three Garza brothers who make up Los Lonely Boys perform Aug. 22 at the Pine Mountain Amphitheater in Flagstaff. The Grammy award-winning band plays Texas country, rock and blues or what they like to call Texican style music. Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Morales caught up with bass player Jo Jo Garza from their tour bus in between shows. The title of their latest album is Sacred. Garza says family, God and home are all things they hold sacred.

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Earth Notes
11:13 pm
Tue August 21, 2007

Police officer finds outlet in poetry

Flagstaff, AZ – Corbet Dean breaks stereotypes. He's been a Phoenix police officer for 16 years and a slam poet for seven. He recently performed at the Well Read Coyote Book Store in Sedona. And he stopped by our studio to talk about how poetry has kept him from becoming jaded.

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Earth Notes
4:59 am
Fri August 17, 2007

Virtual High School

Flagstaff, AZ – Host Introduction:

Most students across northern Arizona filed into classrooms this week for the kickoff of the school year. But there's one group of students who could still be in their pajamas or even at work. They're part of a growing number of Arizona high schoolers who are bypassing the bus ride and attending virtual schools from the comforts of their own homes. Arizona Public Radio's Theresa Bierer reports.

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Earth Notes
8:50 am
Wed August 15, 2007

Flagstaff Middle Schools Adopt Anti-Gang Dress Code

Flagstaff, AZ – If you've done any back-to-school shopping at all, you've probably noticed that striped t-shirts and National Football League jerseys are big this year. But you won't see those fashions on middle school students in Flagstaff. That's because of a new dress code that bans stripes, sports team logos and certain colors believed to be associated with gangs. Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris Kohl reports.

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Earth Notes
2:57 am
Tue August 7, 2007

New Planet Discovered at Lowell

A computer-generated simulation of TrES-4, with its host star on the right.
Jeffrey Hall, Lowell Observatory

Flagstaff, AZ – Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff is announcing the discovery of the largest known planet in the universe. Astronomers say it's about 70 percent larger than Jupiter. Arizona Public Radio's Geoff Norcross reports.

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Earth Notes
8:48 am
Fri August 3, 2007

An Interview with the Solar Woman of the Year

Taylor, AZ – All this year, NPR is presenting its series Climate Connections: reports on how people affect climate, and how that changing climate affects people. And every Friday this month, KNAU will bring you local and regional stories on the changing climate here in northern Arizona.

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Earth Notes
10:14 pm
Thu August 2, 2007

Former Grand Canyon Trustee Sentenced for Fraud

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KNAU and Arizona News
8:06 am
Wed August 1, 2007

Laughter Therapy

Flagstaff, AZ – Janet Wilson has started a laughter club in Flagstaff with hopes of helping people feel better and creating a sense of community.

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Earth Notes
1:41 am
Fri July 27, 2007

NAU's Green Buildings Combat Climate Change

NAU's new Applied Research and Development Building. The 25 million dollar building uses 40% less energy than a typical building of the same size.

Flagstaff, AZ – HOST INTRO:

All this year, NPR is presenting its series Climate Connections: reports on how people affect climate, and how that changing climate affects people. And every Friday this month, KNAU will bring you local and regional stories on the changing climate here in northern Arizona.

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