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KNAU and Arizona News
10:04 pm
Wed June 21, 2006

Animals Evacuated from Oak Creek Canyon

Flagstaff, AZ – While about 500 homes have been evacuated from Oak Creek Canyon, some pets have been left behind. Some animals were rescued, but fire crews won't allow animal management officials to return to the home to retrieve the others until conditions are safer. Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Morales reports.

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KNAU and Arizona News
9:01 pm
Wed June 21, 2006

FMC Nurses Hold Union Vote

Flagstaff, AZ – Many health care professionals across the country are watching an election underway in Flagstaff. Nurses at Flagstaff Medical Center are voting on whether or not to join the California Nurses Union. The issue has become divisive at the hospital because people on both sides believe the quality of care they provide could depend on the election's outcome. Arizona Public Radio's Theresa Bierer reports

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Earth Notes
4:30 am
Tue June 20, 2006

Sedona Fire Sale

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KNAU and Arizona News
9:51 pm
Thu June 15, 2006

Jason Kurtz profile

Flagstaff, AZ – National Cancer Survivors Day is June 3. It's a day when communities celebrate the fact that there is life after a cancer diagnosis. For Flagstaff cancer survivor Jason Kurtz that reality has encouraged many others. Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Druley has this story.

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Earth Notes
5:16 am
Thu June 15, 2006

Ramps for Wildlife

Flagstaff – As the drought in Arizona continues, wildlife depends on water from livestock troughs used by ranchers, but he drinking receptacles can often be fatal for mammals trying to get a drink in the desert.
Arizona Public Radio's Sasa Woodruff reports on how some unlikely groups are coming together to fix the problem.

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Earth Notes
9:09 pm
Mon May 29, 2006

Immigrants have impact on Sedona economy

Sedona, AZ – Sedona's economy relies heavily on tourists. And hotels and restaurants there rely heavily on illegal immigrants to wash those tourists' dishes and make their beds. Meanwhile, House and Senate leaders are trying to forge a compromise on an immigration bill, including what to do with all those undocumented workers. Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Druley reports, whichever bill is approved - if any - could have a dramatic impact on Sedona's economy.

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Earth Notes
3:35 am
Mon May 29, 2006

Williams Civil War Band

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Earth Notes
8:34 am
Tue May 23, 2006

Lake Havasu City Soldier Dies in Iraq

Patrick Tinnell died April 19, 2006, in Iraq when his humvee was blown up by a suicide bomber.

Lake Havasu City, AZ – Patrick Tinnell was accustomed to harrowing stunts. As a BMX bicycle rider he had even jumped over an elephant once.

Last month (4/19) he was positioned as a scout leading a troupe of vehicles when he was killed. Tinnell, whose death saved the lives of four others, won a purple heart among other honors.

But more than a hero his mother Debbie Tinnell will remember him as a devoted son.

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Earth Notes
4:36 am
Thu May 18, 2006

Urban Indian Health

Native Americans rally at the Bennett Federal Building in downtown Salt Lake City to protest the elimination of funding for the Urban Indian Health Programs.
Santa Fe New Mexican

Flagstaff, AZ – Tucked deep inside the Bush administration's proposed budget for next year is a tiny cut that's generated a heap of controversy. The federal government has proposed eliminating funding for 34 urban Indian health clinics that serve Native Americans who live off reservations. The House appropriations committee wants that money back. Today the full House votes on the measure. From KNAU's Indian Country News Bureau, Daniel Kraker reports.

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Earth Notes
11:04 pm
Wed May 10, 2006

FMC Nurses Launch Union Campaign

Flagstaff, AZ – Host Introduction:

About 75 nurses and their supporters rallied outside Flagstaff Medical Center Thursday afternoon (May 11th) to announce their effort to unionize. Arizona Public Radio's Daniel Kraker reports.

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