KUER Local News
10:26 pm
Thu June 14, 2007

Inmates Become Master Gardeners

Logan, UT – The Utah State University Master Gardeners Program provides training to people from a variety of backgrounds throughout Utah. Three master gardener certificates were awarded Wednesday to students in an unlikely location in Logan. As a result, shoppers at the Saturday Gardeners Market in Logan have some new options. Lee Austin reports.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:28 am
Thu June 14, 2007

6/15/07: Wait, Wait!

Peter Sagal, Host of NPR's \"Wait, Wait ... Don't Tell Me!\"
Photo: Kathryn Aiken

Salt Lake City, UT – The cast and crew of NPR's Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me are in Salt Lake City again this week to create their "oddly informative news quizzes." Last time they were in Utah, we sat down with Peter Sagal for a look at the job of a political satirist. We also talked to the official Wait, Wait limericist Philip Goedicke. He judged our first and only limerick contest - which poked a bit of fun at our own great state. (Rebroadcast)

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KUER Local News
10:38 pm
Wed June 13, 2007

Vision Dixie

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:00 am
Wed June 13, 2007

6/14/07: Yoga - the Musical

They Yoga for You. Photo by Quinn

Salt Lake City, UT – Thursday on RadioWest, we're talking about yoga and how it has been practiced throughout its 6,000 year history. A new piece of musical theater by SB Dance Company satirizes the way yoga has come to be practiced in American popular culture. This isn't a new criticism though. For centuries people have disputed the motives of practitioners. Doug is joined by choreographer Stephen Brown and religion scholar Stuart Sarbacker for a conversation about the history and purpose of yoga as a philosophy and a way of life.

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KUER Local News
11:30 pm
Tue June 12, 2007

Violinists gather for Stadivarius International Competition

Jenny Brundin

Salt Lake City, UT – There's always been a mystique surrounding the most famous of Italian violins, those crafted by Antonio Stradivari 300 years ago. For centuries, scientists and violin makers have tried to duplicate the excellence of his craftsmanship, without success. Some of the finest young classical violinists in the world are gathering in Utah this week to play these violins.

For a schedule, please go to www.stradcompetition.org

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:26 am
Tue June 12, 2007

6/13/07: Oil on the Brain

Photo by Endless Studio

Salt Lake City, UT – The nozzle at your local gas station doesn't just connect you to the pump - it connects you to the world at the other end of the pipe. Journalist Lisa Margonelli set out to explore that world, and it led to interviews with gas station owners, truckers, drillers, oil billionaires, Venezuelan villagers and Chinese automobile designers. Margonelli joins Doug to explain how Utah's $3.21 gasoline may actually be ridiculously cheap given the impacts of this complicated, global industry.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:24 am
Mon June 11, 2007

6/12/07: Great American Speeches

Ronald Reagan at the Brandenburg Gate, June 12, 1987.
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KUER Local News
1:46 am
Mon June 11, 2007

Polar Photographer

The Russian research vessel that carried David Schultz on his expeditions to the Arctic and the Antarctic.
David C. Schultz

Salt Lake City, UT –

If you knew you might one day go blind, would you become a photographer? Indeed, a photographer who voyages to the Antarctic? That describes David C. Schultz, one of Utah's most accomplished nature photographers. The Heber City resident's latest exhibit features photographs from his recent expeditions to the Arctic and Antarctic, where he captured the elegant beauty of massive icebergs and the rich wildlife of the poles. KUER's Jenny Brundin has this profile.

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KUER Local News
9:13 am
Fri June 8, 2007

Sound Converts Waste Heat to Electricity

Salt Lake City, UT – Energy comes in many forms, among them heat, sound and electricity. Research at the University of Utah is demonstrating how to make use of sound to convert waste heat from smokestacks or even computer chips into electricity. KUER's Dan Bammes explains how it could become part of a more efficient energy future.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
7:17 am
Fri June 8, 2007

6/11/07: Are Mormons Christians?

The LDS Temple in Salt Lake City, Utah. Photo by Dan Bammes.
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