RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
12:32 am
Thu April 27, 2006

4/28/06: The Gangs of Zion

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KUER Local News
11:24 pm
Wed April 26, 2006

Utah Soundscapes: Boreal Chorus Frogs

Boreal Chorus Frog
Image ? Suzanne L. Collins, 2001

Salt Lake City, UT – For the next six months, KUER brings you Utah's call of the wild. Each week at this time, Utah Soundscapes will profile the natural sounds of the Wasatch Front and region. We kick off the series with a trip to the Great Salt Lake. April and May are good months to hear boreal chorus frogs. Jeff Rice has this audio postcard.

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

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:09 am
Wed April 26, 2006

4/27/06: Bela Bartok's "Bluebeard's Castle"

Hungarian Composer Bela Bartok
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KUER Local News
12:35 am
Wed April 26, 2006

State Energy Efficiency Plan

Salt Lake City, UT – A new statewide plan announced yesterday puts Utah on the fast track toward becoming a leader in energy efficiency in the Intermountain West. KUER's Tasha Cook has more on this story:

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:37 am
Tue April 25, 2006

4/26/06: The Donner Party at Alder Creek

A monument at California's Donner Memorial State Park commemorates the plight of the ill-fated group.
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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
10:50 pm
Mon April 24, 2006

4/25/06: Global Warming: The Signs and the Science

Salt Lake City, UT – A growing body of scientists are blaming global warming for phenomena such as stronger hurricanes, urban heat spikes and the rise of infectious diseases. KUER's Jenny Brundin talks with Michael Taylor, director and co-writer of the new documentary Global Warming: The Signs and the Science, along with other experts about what is causing global climate change, what the future holds and what is being done about it. (Repeat)

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KUER Local News
9:18 am
Fri April 21, 2006

Aging in Utah

Salt Lake City, UT – The Utah legislature created the Utah Commission on Aging this year to help state government and the private sector get ready for a wave of aging baby boomers. Of top concern will be the ability to provide for the health, financial and social needs of the elderly. KUER's Tasha Cook has this report.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:21 am
Fri April 21, 2006

4/24/06: Blue Shoes and Happiness

Salt Lake City, UT – Author Alexander McCall Smith has described his predilection for serial novels as his "condition." Having newly published Blue Shoes and Happiness, the seventh in his No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency and last year's 44 Scotland Street which appeared as a daily serialized novel for The Scotsman in his native Scotland, no antidote seems on the horizon. McCall Smith is in Salt Lake City, and joins Doug Fabrizio to talk about the adventures of Mma Precious Ramotswe and about the charm of storytelling.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
1:11 am
Thu April 20, 2006

4/20/06: The Jack Anderson Papers

Journalist Jack Anderson died in December of 2005, and his papers are now housed at George Washington University.

Salt Lake City, UT – For more than 50 years, the journalist Jack Anderson dug deep inside the power structure of Washington. Along the way he broke some huge stories: the CIA-Mafia plot to kill Castro; the Iran-Contra Scandal. Now, the FBI has asked the family to turn over nearly 200 cartons of papers, planning to remove whatever classified documents may be among them. The family has rejected the offer. Doug talks to Professor Tim Chambless about the story and about Anderson's life-long struggle to expose the inner workings of government.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
11:19 pm
Wed April 19, 2006

4/21/06: Huck's Raft

Salt Lake City, UT – In his landmark book Huck's Raft, the historian Steven Mintz offers the first comprehensive history of American childhood. He traces the transformation of the way we have perceived children - from the sinful creatures of the Puritan era to today. Mintz argues hovering parents now impose too many demands on kids, and have stripped from them the freedom to discover the world, as well as themselves. Steven Mintz joins Doug to explain the history and direction of American childhood. (Repeat)

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