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2:52 am
Fri January 20, 2006

Mean streets of Flagstaff

Flagstaff, AZ – The first real snow of the winter is falling outside the Flagstaff Family Food Center. A man who simply calls himself, Davis, hunkers in next to the building and smokes hand-rolled cigarettes down to his fingertips. Davis says he knows snow makes a lot of people happy, but to him and his friends, it only brings worry.

1/1:35 it's too cold now 1/ 4:28 I don't know where they're gonna be sleeping at now

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3:24 am
Sun January 15, 2006

An interview with George Winston

Earth Notes
3:21 am
Sun January 15, 2006

George Winston - Web exclusive

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George Winston demonstrates how he adapts the technique of two harmonica masters.

Flagstaff, AZ – George Winston is best-known for his piano playing prowess. But in this KNAU web exclusive, Winston speaks with Arizona Public Radio's Mitch Teich about how he adapts the harmonica techniques of two of his mentors to a unique George Winston style.

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6:09 am
Fri January 13, 2006

Plaintiffs to Appeal Snowmaking Decision

1/13/06 – Indian tribes and environmental groups announced this Thursday they will appeal the recent federal court decision to allow snowmaking at the Arizona Snowbowl ski area. They also hinted at a more local strategy to prevent snowmaking using reclaimed wastewater on the San Francisco Peaks, held sacred by many area tribes. Daniel Kraker reports from KNAU's Indian country news bureau.

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12:06 am
Fri January 13, 2006

Music for Life

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11:26 pm
Wed January 11, 2006

Federal Judge Approves Snowmaking

The San Francisco Peaks

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2:41 am
Wed January 11, 2006

Arizona farmers experience labor shortage

Yuma, AZ – In cold winter months we often take the vast supply of fresh fruits and vegetables at the supermarket for granted. Much of that produce comes from an area just a few hours south. But the harvest of crops such as lettuce and broccoli is in jeopardy, in part because of new restrictions placed on immigration in the post 9-11 climate. Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Druley reports that Congress is currently considering immigration reform that may - or may not - alleviate the situation.

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11:33 pm
Tue January 10, 2006

State of the State recap

Governor Janet Napolitano gives her fourth State of the State address.

Flagstaff, AZ – Governor Janet Napolitano vowed Monday to be fiscally responsible with the budget surplus but to also cut taxes, get tough with border security and give both state employees and teachers a pay raise. Arizona Public Radio's Laurel Druley reports.

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3:02 pm
Mon January 9, 2006

Underwater Christmas Trees

01/09/06 – 2/15:32 Bring up forklift sound

On the shores of Lake Havasu at Partner's Point, two men work under the winter sun, loading an Army-green forklift with Christmas trees. It's an odd sight in a desert landscape virtually devoid of trees. It's also unusual because the trees are being loaded onto, of all things, a boat.

More forklift sound. Fade under sound bite.

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5:01 pm
Thu January 5, 2006

GOP calls for state employee pay hike

Northern Arizona University

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