KUER Local News
5:20 am
Thu July 20, 2006

Utah Soundscapes: Rattlesnakes

Western Massasauga
Rattlesnake photo courtesy of: Sophro

Salt Lake City, UT – The rattle of a rattlesnake is one of the most iconic sounds of the west. Jeff Rice reports for Utah Soundscapes about the effects of summer temperatures on this startling sound. He has this audio postcard.

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KUER Local News
1:04 am
Thu July 20, 2006

Diplomacy & Deal-Making: Utah & ASEAN

ASEAN Conference in Salt Lake City/Tasha Cook

Salt Lake City, UT – Visiting Salt Lake City this week are members of a powerful political and economic organization representing southeast Asia. Governor Jon Huntsman hosted the ambassadors, trade representatives and local business leaders at a conference yesterday. KUER's Tasha Cook has more on this story:

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
12:18 am
Thu July 20, 2006

7/21/06: No god but God

Author Reza Aslan

Salt Lake City, UT – The scholar Reza Aslan joins Doug Fabrizio to explain just how it is that the ancient ideals of Islam have come to be the creed of jihadists and terrorists. Aslan's book No god but God explores the origins of the faith of Mohammed and the way it has evolved over time. (Repeat)

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KUER Local News
11:38 pm
Wed July 19, 2006

Funding for Embryonic Stem Cell Research

Culture trays containing human embryonic stem cells/Jeff Miller

Salt Lake City – The Senate voted Tuesday to greatly expand funding for embryonic stem cell research. The vote is a direct challenge to President Bush, who ordered restricted funding in 2001 because the research destroys human embryos. But both of Utah's pro-life senators voted for the bill. Todd Zwillich reports from our Capitol Hill bureau:

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:39 am
Wed July 19, 2006

7/20/06: Parody and the News

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Salt Lake's own Saliva Sisters perform the works of winners in the KUER/Salt Lake Tribune song parody contest.
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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:22 am
Tue July 18, 2006

7/19/06: Disputing the Water of Snake Valley

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KUER Local News
10:46 pm
Mon July 17, 2006

New Book Celebrates Grand Canyon's "Lasting Light"

The cover of Trimble's new book: Lasting Light: 125 Years of Grand Canyon Photography.
Stephen Trimble

Park City, UT – The light that illuminates the spires and ridges of the Grand Canyon sometimes lasts only a few seconds, but when a patient photographer captures that fleeting moment, it becomes what Stephen Trimble calls lasting light. That's the title of his new book celebrating those who've been taking pictures of the canyon for the past 125 years. KUER's Dan Bammes reports.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:49 am
Mon July 17, 2006

7/18/06: Israel, Hezbollah and a Region in Chaos

Salt Lake City, UT – More than 225 people have already died in six days of fighting between Israel and the Hezbollah militia based in Southern Lebanon. Doug Fabrizio is joined by local Middle East experts Ibrahim Karawan of the University of Utah, Joshua Aaronson - Rabbi for Temple Har Shalom in Park City, and BYU's Donna Lee Bowan. They'll look at what the conflict means, and at the choices that Israelis, Palestinians and both parties' supporters face in the region.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:46 am
Fri July 14, 2006

7/17/06: Fight Club Politics

Author and Journalist Juliet Eilperin
Craig Cola, washingtonpost.com
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KUER Local News
10:34 pm
Wed July 12, 2006

Utah Soundscapes: Ants

Photo of Formica coloradensis Creighton courtesy of Gary Alpert, Harvard University.
Gary Alpert

Salt Lake City, UT – Just about everything makes sound. That could be the motto of nature sound recordist Bernie Krause. He tells producer Jeff Rice how he recorded the surprising sound of ants on a camping trip in northern Arizona. Here's this week's Utah Soundscapes audio postcard.

Click here to link to the archives of Utah Soundscapes by Jeff Rice.

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