RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
1:35 am
Wed June 6, 2007

6/7/07: Mouth Sounds with Fred Newman

Salt Lake City, UT – Today on RadioWest, we're rebroadcasting our conversation with Fred Newman. Fred does sound effects for Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion. But he's no foley artist - no old shoes or creaky doors or coconuts for him. Newman does it all - the plops, the sizzles, the clicks - with his voice. He explained to Doug how he came to understand how the voice works and how sounds connect us to the world we live in. (Rebroadcast)

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:30 am
Mon June 4, 2007

6/5/07: Communicating Nature

University of Utah Communication Professor Julia Corbett
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KUER Local News
11:09 pm
Sun June 3, 2007

Learning How to Walk - Again

Salt Lake City, UT – It's spring, and that has Marcela Torres out walking, even when everybody else isn't. Torres is a former KUER intern who shares her thoughts with us about an activity that she says is good for her body, mind and soul.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:11 am
Fri June 1, 2007

6/4/07: Untangling the Web

Salt Lake City, UT – Monday on RadioWest, we're talking to Joe Firmage, an internet wunderkind who says the World Wide Web is getting out of hand. While it may indeed have democratized how information is published and shared, the he says the internet has also become significantly cluttered. So Firmage has created ManyOne.net, which he hopes will deliver a trust-worthy guide to the body of human knowledge found on-line. Firmage joins Doug in studio to look at just how it is he plans to untangle the web.

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KUER Local News
12:41 am
Fri June 1, 2007

Utah Gas Prices

Washington D.C. – Gasoline prices in Utah and across the country are well above three dollars a gallon now and show no sign of declining. Members of Utah's Congressional delegation have mixed reactions when it comes to tackling soaring gas prices. Matt Laslo reports from Capitol Hill.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:41 am
Thu May 31, 2007

6/1/07: John Amaechi - Man in the Middle

KUER Local News
11:05 pm
Wed May 30, 2007

Utah Hopes to Eradicate Japanese Beetles in Orem

Pheromone trap for Japanese beetles in Orem, Utah
Dan Bammes

Orem, UT – The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food has declared an insect infestation emergency covering much of the west side of Orem. It's about to begin a spraying program, hoping to eradicate Japanese beetles, which were found in the area last year. The state is also imposing a three-year ban on home gardens in the area. KUER's Dan Bammes reports.

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KUER Local News
9:41 am
Wed May 30, 2007

Roller Coaster Physics

Farmington, UT – Learning about physics concepts such as velocity and acceleration has usually meant classroom experiments like watching a marble roll down an inclined plane. No wonder interest in science classes has been lagging among American teens -- and the percentage of undergraduates in science and engineering majors remains below that of many other countries. But what if kids were exposed to physics concepts while, say, careening down a roller coaster? Producer Robin Sussingham reports.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:35 am
Wed May 30, 2007

5/31/07: The Crowd Gone Wild

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:37 am
Tue May 29, 2007

5/30/07: Presidential Courage

Presidential Historian Michael Beschloss
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