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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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Earth Notes
2:34 am
Fri May 5, 2006

Border Bill

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Earth Notes
2:04 am
Wed May 3, 2006

Guns in Bars

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Earth Notes
8:49 am
Fri April 28, 2006

Another Border Bill

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Earth Notes
11:09 pm
Wed April 26, 2006

Judge Rejects ELL Plan

Phoenix, AZ – Judge Raner Collins said there was no evidence the $432
per student in the plan was sufficient for the state to
met its obligation to teach English. And he barred the
state from requiring schools to first tap some federal
aid before seeking more. Senate President Ken Bennett
objected, saying two thirds or more of the 160,000
Arizona students who need extra help are the children
of illegal immigrants, even if they were born here.

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Earth Notes
1:10 am
Mon April 24, 2006

Writer takes on great challenges

Flagstaff, AZ – There's no challenge too great for writer Terese Svoboda (swo-BO-duh). She's written poetry, novels, plays and even a libretto for opera. In her latest novel Tin God she writes in the voice of God. She's reading more from Tin God as part of the Northern Arizona Book Festival. She recently talked with Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Druley from WNYC in New York.

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Earth Notes
8:15 am
Sun April 23, 2006

StoryCorps - Carl Fleck and Janick Knittle

Flagstaff, AZ – At StoryCorps booths across the country, friends and loved ones are interviewing each other about their lives. StoryCorps is an oral history project based on the idea that the stories of everyday people are the most important and interesting. At a booth in Flagstaff, 17 year old Janick Knittle interviewed his 77 year old friend, Carl Fleck. The two share a love of flying...a part of Carl's past which has influenced his young friend's future.

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Earth Notes
12:42 am
Thu April 20, 2006

StoryCorps - Jen McAlonan

Flagstaff, AZ – StoryCorps is an oral history project based on the idea that the stories of everyday people are the most important and interesting of all. You can visit one of the StoryCorps booths in New York, or one of the mobile booths traveling the country, and preserve your story in sound. At a StoryCorps booth in Flagstaff Jen McAlonan recalls a momentous time in her life.

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Earth Notes
10:23 pm
Wed April 19, 2006

StoryCorps - Valerie Pierce and Susan Johnstad

Flagstaff, AZ – Inside soundproof booths across the country, friends and loved ones are interviewing each other about their lives. The booths belong to StoryCorps, a project that collects the stories of everyday people in order to create an oral history of America. At a booth in Flagstaff, Susan Johnstad interviewed her longtime friend, Valerie Pierce, about how religion and hope have affected her life.

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