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11:52 pm
Mon February 27, 2006

Legislators debate banning egg sales

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Earth Notes
1:29 am
Mon February 27, 2006

Special Olympics Athlete Plays All Sports

Flagstaff, AZ – (Cheers, whoops and applause)

Flagstaff deejay Eddie Miller welcomes the crowd at the opening ceremony at Sinagua High School.

MILLER: There are no losers in Special Olympics only winners. Victory is already theirs even before the competition. It gives me great pleasure to introduce Amanda Lonetti. (applause fade under)

Lonetti beams as her name is announced. With her chin up she takes long strides to the podium.

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Earth Notes
1:27 am
Sun February 26, 2006

Victor Wooten Interview

Flagstaff, AZ – In Victor Wooten's hands, the bass is a lead instrument. He brought his Soul Circus band to Flagstaff's Orpheum Theater recently and spoke with Arizona Public Radio's Geoff Norcross.

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Earth Notes
1:08 am
Fri February 24, 2006

Another English Language Learning Bill

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Earth Notes
1:04 am
Fri February 24, 2006

Death Penalty Debate

Flagstaff, AZ – The movement to abolish the death penalty has gotten a lot of attention in Arizona this week. The state legislature issued a public apology to death row exonoree Ray Crohne Monday. And the Sedona International Film festival featured an acclaimed documentary of another exoneration. Arizona Public Radio's Theresa Bierer has more.

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Earth Notes
4:47 am
Wed February 22, 2006

Digital Schools

Phoenix, AZ – The idea is to create a digital curriculum -- a way of
teaching that could be conducted electronically. Senate
President Ken Bennett said that the current system of
education which dates to the 19th century may no longer
make sense.

(I'm just trying to lay the foundation for the better
use of technology so that education can be taken to
children rather than gathering children in one place to
give them an education.)

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Earth Notes
4:42 am
Tue February 21, 2006

Death Penalty Apology

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Earth Notes
4:37 am
Tue February 21, 2006

AZ wineries fight to sell direct

Phoenix, AZ –

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Earth Notes
2:04 am
Tue February 21, 2006

Disappearing Acts

Flagstaff, AZ – Host Outro:

Scott Thybony is a writer based in Flagstaff. Funding for this commentary was provided by the Arizona Humanities Council.

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Earth Notes
1:31 am
Mon February 20, 2006

Diana Gabaldon Has a Style All Her Own

Flagstaff, AZ – Diana Gabaldon (GAB-uhl-dohn) says she became a successful novelist by accident. She was just writing a novel for practice. The New York Times bestselling author of the Outlander series is sharing some secrets to her success at two talks in Flagstaff. Her time-traveling, historical fiction, adventure, romance novels don't fit in any one genre. And neither does the author. Gabaldon recently talked with Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Druley. And she's anything but predictable.

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