Earth Notes

Earth Notes
2:16 am
Wed April 5, 2006

Navajo County updates fire evacuation plans

The Rodeo Chediski Fire

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Earth Notes
1:44 am
Tue April 4, 2006

Straight vs. Gay Adoption

Phoenix, AZ – Current law generally requires the state to consider
only the best interests of the child. This measure
would spell out in statute that, everything else being
equal, couples should get first crack. Sen. Robert
Blendu said that makes sense.

(I think that a loving mother and a loving father is
the optimal for an adopted child and a natural child. I
don't think there's a replacement for that. And I think
every study and every fact points that out.)

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Earth Notes
12:16 am
Tue April 4, 2006

StoryCorps - Jim and Whitney Anderson

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. Here, KNAU employee Jim Anderson interviews his 19-year-old daughter Whitney in Flagstaff. Jim is a single parent and primary caregiver. His daughter has recently left home and moved to Phoenix.

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Earth Notes
10:48 pm
Mon April 3, 2006

Wildfire Season 2006 Part I

Prescott, AZ – SAND TABLE: Engine 6-4 to engine 3-1? Engine 6-4 to 3-1 go ahead. Have you been in contact with IC? Negative

The Arizona Wildfire Academy's tactical decision classroom may sound like adult firefighters handling a real fire. But it looks like a child's game. Instructor Curtis Heaton says it is a game developed by the military to prepare for real life emergencies.

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Earth Notes
2:40 am
Fri March 31, 2006

Cloning Ban

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Earth Notes
4:01 am
Thu March 30, 2006

StoryCorps - Karen and Dave Washabau

Flagstaff, AZ – At StoryCorps recording booths across the country, friends and loved ones interview each other about their lives. A StoryCorps mobile booth is parked at Flagstaff's Wheeler Park through April 2nd. Here, Karen Washabau (Wash-a-baw) of Flagstaff speaks with her husband Dave about her late aunt Mary Elizabeth Ford, who she called simply MEF. Many of Karen's most precious memories are captured in hundreds of letters she exchanged with her aunt.

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Earth Notes
2:29 am
Thu March 30, 2006

Border Radar

Phoenix, AZ – On Tuesday the House voted to spend $50 million to buy
or lease a ground radar system. That vote on the
Republican proposal came over the objections of several
Democrats who said it is wrong to use state tax dollars
on something that should be a federal responsibility.
But Napolitano said Wednesday she sees the issue from a
somewhat different perspective.

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Earth Notes
12:32 am
Mon March 27, 2006

John Nielsen interview

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Earth Notes
2:25 am
Thu March 23, 2006

Official English

Phoenix, AZ – A similar measure adopted in 1988 was declared
unconstitutional because it prevented public officials
and employees from communicating with customers and
constituents. This proposal gets around that by
spelling out that unofficial communications can be
conducted in any language as long as all official
actions are in English. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema said the
move ignores the changes occurring in the state.

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Earth Notes
2:13 am
Thu March 23, 2006

AZ line item veto fight

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