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Heat Wave

A stifling heat wave is blasting across parts of the United States and is blamed for deaths in at least five states. We speak with Meteorologist Kaley O'Kelley at KNXV-TV in Phoenix. The city hit a record high temperature of 114 degrees over the weekend.

Get Healthy or Pay

Listen to a conversation with Sheriee Ladd of Clarian Health. The healthcare provider has launched a new program requiring employees who remain unhealthy to pay a greater share of health benefits.

Tracking Parolees

In response to last month's home-invasion murders, Connecticut will fit paroled burglars with GPS devices. We speak to Phil Helsel of the New Haven Register and Carl Wicklund, executive director of the American Probation and Parole Association.

Architectural Dance

Here & Now's Lynn Menegon brings us a report from Boston's Institute of Contemporary Art where choreographer Stephan Koplowitz created a dance specifically for the building.

Musical All-Stars

The Sierra Leone Refugee All-Stars are six musicians who found each other in a refugee camp in Guinea as they were fleeing Sierra Leone's brutal civil wars. We speak with band leader Reuben Koroma and rapper Black Nature.

This program aired on August 14, 2007.

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