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AIR DATE: December 11, 2005

Brooke Buchanan, a UNLV graduate working for the State Department in Baghdad
...describes the situation on the ground and argues that positive achievments in Iraq are not being adequately reported.

"Alex", Uninsured Patient
Blaine Claypool, COO, UMC Medical Center
Michael Clifford M.D., Doctor; Erstwhile uninsured patient
Steven Hansen, CEO, Nevada Healthcare Centers
...discuss the insurance crisis in Nevada.

Tom Collins, Clark County Commissioner, District B
...on controversies present and past. He says he's not a politician but an elected official. He explains the difference.

Dave Schwartz, KNPR Commentator
...reflects on the New Las Vegas Marathon last weekend, in which he ran.

Spencer Reiss, Writer for Wired Magazine
...on the upside of pricey petroleum.

Brian Cicotti
...on his extraordinary commitment to keep Mount Charleston clean.

David Bert
...takes us Along the Way to Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, 90 miles northwest of Las Vegas, home to a number of endangered species, including the Pupfish.

Norm Schilling
...revisits a landscape to look at seasonal changes in this week's Desert Bloom.

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