Devil's Tale

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Students at the Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University produced the radio stories below.

 

Airline Safety Length 2:12

As many as 12,000 air traffic controllers can retire in the next 10 years. The FAA is asking Congress to allow them to implement a new cost-cutting program. As Michiko Howlett reports, one area of the new program would allow controllers to work past the current retirement age of 56.

 

Drug Babies Length 2:58

About 5 percent of the babies born in the United States are addicted to drugs. The costs are both physical and monetary. Michiko Howlett reveals how some of the costs may be coming from your tax dollars.

 

 

Dogs for the Disabled Length 1:58

Michiko Howlett shows how the Power Paws Assistance Dog Training Program helps train service dogs to help those in wheelchairs. As service dogs, the golden and Labrador retrievers go home with volunteer puppy raisers until they are ready to serve.

 

Salsa Dancer Length 2:00

Valley salsa dancer Sean Salley is known for his rhythm and unique Latin style of dance moves. Salley started his own dance company, Salvahe, in the Valley in 2000. He says that with salsa dancing, you can express and release any emotion. Michiko Howlett reports.

 

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