RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
12:47 am
Thu May 25, 2006

5/26/06: Childhood Bi-Polar Disorder

Salt Lake City, UT – As recently as 10 years ago, psychiatrists and doctors thought children didn't suffer from bipolar disorder. It's a tricky and controversial diagnosis but its estimated that half a million American children have the disease. RadioWest will profile a fascinating documentary, A Mind of Their Own, and talk to doctors, parents and children who suffer from this devastating disease. (Repeat)

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KUER Local News
7:14 am
Wed May 24, 2006

The Embryonic Stem Cell Debate

Washington, DC – Supporters of embryonic stem cell research are upping the pressure on Senate leaders to schedule a vote on a bill expanding the studies. The bill undoes a policy laid down by President Bush in 2001 that limited government funding to a handful of stem cell lines already created at the time. Utah Republican Orrin Hatch is one of their staunchest allies and this week, Hatch is lending his Senate clout to getting the popular measure to the Senate Floor. Todd Zwillich reports from Capitol Hill.

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KUER Local News
1:05 am
Wed May 24, 2006

Utah Soundscapes: Great Salt Lake Birds

Birds flock along the shores of the Great Salt Lake.
Photo by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Salt Lake City, UT – The Great Salt Lake ecosystem is one of the premier places in north America to see and hear migratory birds. More than 200 species of birds can be found near the lake and Jeff Rice visited its shores for the Utah Soundscapes series. He brought back this audio postcard.

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

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KUER Local News
7:12 am
Tue May 23, 2006

Sharing the Road with Bicycles

Salt Lake City, UT – Utah is among the deadliest states in the nation when it comes to bicyclists killed in accidents involving cars. With summer weather here now, both cars and bikers are filling the roads. KUER's Laura Weiss has this look at making biking safer on Utah roads.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:36 am
Tue May 23, 2006

5/24/06: Vicente Fox and Utah-Mexico Relations

Mexico's President Vicente Fox Quesada
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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
8:57 am
Mon May 22, 2006

5/23/06: Walking It Off

Doug Peacock

Salt Lake City, UT – Doug Peacock is a wilderness legend, a grizzly bear man, and the inspiration for the Hayduke character in Edward Abbey's The Monkey Wrench Gang. He joins Doug Fabrizio to discuss his book Walking It Off: A Veteran's Chronicle of War and Wilderness, a memoir of war, wilderness, and his late friend Edward Abbey. (Repeat)

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
9:59 am
Fri May 19, 2006

5/22/06: The Apocalypse

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
8:44 am
Thu May 18, 2006

5/19/06: Author Katharine Coles - Fire Season

Utah Writer and Poet Katharine Coles

Salt Lake City, UT – Utah writer and poet Katharine Coles' latest novel is "Fire Season." Set in rural Utah, Coles portrays cancer-stricken downwinders, an AIDS suffering black-sheep of a Mormon family, drought and wildfires. It's a story of death and renewal, and ultimately, of the power of human goodness to prevail. (Repeat)

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KUER Local News
11:36 pm
Wed May 17, 2006

Utah Soundscapes: Bark Beetles

Kent Loeffler, Cornell University.

Salt Lake City, UT – Drought conditions in the southwest have led to an explosive rise in bark beetle populations, causing large die-offs of pine forests. The artist David Dunn began recording the sounds of bark beetles as a way of documenting this destruction, but also found a deep artistic connection to the beetles. Jeff Rice reports for Utah Soundscapes.

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

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KUER Local News
10:56 pm
Wed May 17, 2006

Spring Skiing in the Wasatch

Salt Lake City, Utah and the Wasatch mountain range.

Salt Lake City, Ut – With the weather as warm as it's been this past week in Utah, it's hard to imagine spring skiing. But Scott Carrier was doing it just a few days ago, and he says it requires careful timing - and the right point of view.

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