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11:42 pm
Tue February 28, 2006

AZ Bishops support gay marriage ban

Phoenix, AZ – In a pastoral statement to parishioners Tuesday, the
bishops said marriage is -- quote -- a personal
relationship with enormous public significance. They
also said a husband and wife provide the best
conditions for raising children. Bishop Thomas
Olmstead, in an interview with Arizona Public Radio,
said that position is backed by the Bible.

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Earth Notes
11:52 pm
Mon February 27, 2006

Legislators debate banning egg sales

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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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1:08 am
Fri February 24, 2006

Another English Language Learning Bill

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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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4:37 am
Tue February 21, 2006

AZ wineries fight to sell direct

Phoenix, AZ –

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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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