Earth Notes

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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Earth Notes
11:01 pm
Wed March 22, 2006

StoryCorps - Nelson Hochberg & Monite Vergel de Dios

Flagstaff, AZ – Nelson Hochberg of Flagstaff tells his daughter, Monite Vergel de Dios, about lessons she taught him, and his father, as a young girl.

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Earth Notes
10:51 pm
Tue March 21, 2006

Getting the Shot

Flagstaff, AZ – Northern Arizona is a photographer's Eden. But as commentator Scott Thybony tells us, what goes on behind the lens is often just as interesting.

Commentator Scott Thybony is a writer based in Flagstaff. This commentary was funded with a grant from the Arizona Humanities Council.

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Earth Notes
9:24 am
Tue March 21, 2006

StoryCorps - Annie Watkins and Barbara Davis

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Earth Notes
12:10 am
Tue March 21, 2006

Rare genetic disorder plagues polygamous towns

Colorado City, AZ – The streets of Colorado City, Arizona, are lined with especially large two- and three-story houses. But even the giant homes are dwarfed by the snow speckled cliffs of Zion National Park.

WYLER: That's the ugly side of Zions and that's pretty (laughter). So it's a beautiful place around here.

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Earth Notes
11:11 pm
Mon March 20, 2006

Rare genetic disorder plagues polygamous towns

Colorado City, AZ – The streets of Colorado City are lined with especially large two- and three-story houses. But even the giant homes are dwarfed by the snow speckled cliffs of Zion National Park.

WYLER: That's the ugly side of Zions and that's pretty (laughter). So it's a beautiful place around here.

Isaac Wyler is accustomed to the view. He has lived here all of his life. Sitting in a park in the middle of town Wyler says the children with the disorder are virtually helpless. (Park amby under next graf)

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12:55 am
Mon March 20, 2006

David Isay: StoryCorps Is Simple But Powerful

Flagstaff, AZ – Everyone has a story to tell. That's what David Isay believes. He's the man behind StoryCorps, the oral history project that's been traveling around the country for the last 10 months collecting people's stories. Flagstaff was chosen as the latest stop on StoryCorps' national tour. David Isay recently visited Flagstaff to raise awareness about the project and spoke with Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Druley.

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