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12:34 am
Tue March 6, 2007

Stealing Art for Copper

John Waddell's sculpture grouping \"The Gathering\" that was stolen from his ranch in Cornville, likely for the value of the copper in the bronze.

Sedona, AZ – (SFX: sneak up bird, outdoor ambi)
A few weeks ago sculptor John Waddell took some out of town guests on a tour of a sculpture garden on his ranch south of Sedona. He led them to the back of the rocky mesa top, where a grouping of the figurative, bronze nudes for which Waddell is best known was supposed to be standing.

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10:53 pm
Thu March 1, 2007

Pregnant teen program expands

Two in five young women become pregnant in the United States before they reach the age of 20. In the Latina community the rate is higher -- three in five.

Flagstaff, AZ – At first glance Flagstaff's Teenage Parent Program or TAPP looks like any other high school classroom with a chalkboard, bookshelves, a world map and tired teenagers. Take a closer look and you'll see baby toys, baby posters, baby bouncy chairs and babies.

Eighteen-year-old Chelsey Laben has a toddler at home and she's pregnant with her second child. She looks down at her basketball-sized belly as she thinks back to the day she learned she was pregnant with her first.

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12:58 am
Thu February 15, 2007

Renzi Speaks Out Against Iraq Resolution

Northern Arizona Congressman Rick Renzi

To listen to the story with excerpts from Congressman Renzi's speech, click on the mp3 logo; to listen to the entire speech, click on the Windows Media logo.

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Earth Notes
9:38 am
Wed February 14, 2007

Valentine's Day Chocolate

Clarkdale, AZ – At the end of the day today, Americans will have spent almost fifteen billion dollars on Valentine's day gifts. Almost half of that money will be spent on chocolate, perhaps the quintessential gift on a day that celebrates sweet love. Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris Kohl has the story.

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8:45 am
Wed February 14, 2007

Valentine's Day Chocolate

Clarkdale, AZ – At the end of the day today, Americans will have spent almost fifteen billion dollars on Valentine's day gifts. Almost half of that money will be spent on chocolate, perhaps the quintessential gift on a day that celebrates sweet love. Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris Kohl has the story.

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Earth Notes
9:24 am
Mon February 12, 2007

A New Chief takes over the Forest Service

Flagstaff, AZ – This month, Dale Bosworth, Chief of the U.S. Forest Service, retired after 41 years with the agency. That's almost half of the Forest Service's 100 years of existence. His successor is Gail Kimbell, a forester from Montana. Kimbell is the 16th chief and the first woman to ever hold the job. On the phone from her new office in Washington, D.C., she told Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris Kohl, it's an honor she acknowledges, but is not overly preoccupied with.

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9:33 am
Thu February 8, 2007

Experimental Wildlife Crosswalk

Payson, AZ – Arizona is now the fastest growing state in the country. More people means more...everything, including encounters between humans and wildlife. Sometimes those come in the form of car versus animal collisions. In Payson, state officials have created an innovative wildlife crosswalk to try and reduce those types of accidents. Arizona Public Radio's Gillian Ferris Kohl reports.

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Earth Notes
11:49 pm
Mon February 5, 2007

New Grand Canyon Superintendent

Steve Martin

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1:03 am
Sun February 4, 2007

Legislature Considers Change to Self Defense Law

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2:19 am
Fri February 2, 2007

Adding to the State's 9/11 Memorial

Phoenix, AZ – One big complaint about the memorial is lack of
context. There are 54 sayings etched into its surface
to reflect the events around the day of the terrorist
attacks. Several mention planes flying into the two
towers of the World Trade Center. But nowhere is there
any explanation that the planes had been hijacked.
Shelley Cohn, a member of the commission that designed
the memorial, said something needs to be added.

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