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State Capitol News
1:22 am
Tue December 11, 2007

Should legislative districts be redrawn?

Phoenix, AZ – Host intro:

The state court of appeals heard arguments today about
whether they should require the legislative district
boundaries to be redrawn. Arizona Public Radio's Howard
Fischer explains what's at issue here.

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KNAU and Arizona News
9:39 am
Mon December 10, 2007

Finish College in 4 Years

Flagstaff, AZ – NAU is implementing programs to help students finish in 4 years.

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Earth Notes
9:56 am
Wed December 5, 2007

EarthNotes - Carbon Footprint

Flagstaff, AZ – The phrase carbon footprint has swept into our language as quickly as energy crisis did in the 1970s.

Carbon footprint simply refers to the amount of carbon dioxide released by the actions that support a person, a region, or a country. CO2 is the gas released when we burn fossil fuels for energy, and the one held most responsible for Earth's changing, warming climate.

How can you calculate your footprint? A quick search of the Internet will yield a number of sites that can help.

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KNAU and Arizona News
10:16 pm
Thu November 29, 2007

Big Medicine - How Obesity in America is Changing Medical Practices

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Earth Notes
10:38 pm
Tue November 27, 2007

Earth Notes - Edward Abbey

Western novelist Edward Abbey

Flagstaff, AZ – The writings of the late Edward Abbey grew out of the Colorado Plateau and Arizona's emptiest places. His inspiration came in large part from stints as a seasonal ranger at Arches National Park, near Moab.

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KNAU and Arizona News
10:18 pm
Tue November 27, 2007

An Interview with Lisa Wise - Going "Green" with Holiday Gifts

Flagstaff, AZ – If giant blow-up-yard-Santas and acres of wrapping paper have you feeling overwhelmed this holiday season, it might be time to simplify your traditions...and expectations. New American Dream is a non-profit organization that helps people wade through the excess and waste of the holidays so they can become "greener" consumers. Lisa Wise is the Executive Director of New American Dream. She spoke with Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris Kohl.

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KNAU and Arizona News
10:18 pm
Mon November 26, 2007

Prescott 's New Mayor Takes Oath

Flagstaff, AZ – SFX: walking, traffic

Jack Wilson gives me a quick tour of Court House Square.

MORALES/WILSON: You're hard to keep up with. When I was in the army in basic training they put me in the front of the platoon because I have these long legs.

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KNAU and Arizona News
10:25 pm
Mon November 12, 2007

Sedona vacation rentals fight for shorter stays

Flagstaff, AZ – Helen Knoll has lived in Sedona for five years. She and her husband live in a spacious home on Airport Mesa with great views of the surrounding red rocks. They like to organize neighborhood garage sales, holiday carol singing. They're members of their neighborhood association and neighborhood watch program. Lately though, they haven't felt too neighborly.

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Earth Notes
2:20 am
Fri November 9, 2007

A Flagstaff local heads "Into the Wild"

Actor Emile Hirsch in a scene from the movie \"Into the Wild\" shot in the Grand Canyon.

Flagstaff, AZ – Brian Dierker was discovered by Hollywood while doing his normal, everyday job. It's something many of us dream about, but it REALLY happened to this Grand Canyon river guide. Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris Kohl reports.

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Earth Notes
10:35 pm
Tue November 6, 2007

Navajo Women

Flagstaff, AZ – Host intro:

Betty Reid straddles two worlds: one modern, one traditional. She's a long-time reporter for the Arizona Republic in Phoenix, yet she was raised traditionally on the western edge of the Grand Canyon on the Navajo Nation. Reid writes about the tension between those two cultures in her new book "Navajo Women: Saanii." She told Arizona Public Radio's Daniel Kraker how she came up with the title.

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