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Co-hosts Larry Warren and Pam Wylie first talk with author, David M. Kennedy, Director of the Center for Crime Prevention and Control at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City. David’s book is “Don’t Shoot: One Man, A Street Fellowship and The End of Violence in Inner-City America”. During the second half, both, Kevin Maurer and Mitch Weiss, co-authors of “No Way Out: A Story of Valor in the Mountains of Afghanistan”.
There’s another development in the Park City Follies dispute.
Local writer Annette Velarde, from the Park City Creative Group, still says she is abandoning her pursuit of the “Park City Follies” name as a federal trademark. But she is rejecting an attorney’s letter from the Egyptian with a list of conditions for a settlement.
Velarde told KPCW Wednesday that she’s letting her attorney go, and the other side can come to her personally if they want to talk. Rick Brough has more.
Co-hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Missy Hilton are joined by Park City’s own Sarah Henderson, the World Cup title holder for Women’s ski jumping. Then Sebastian Seung, author of “Connectome, Home the Brain’s Wiring Makes Us Who We Are”. Finally, Austin Kleon, author of the book “Steal Like an Artist: 10 things nobody told you about being creative”.
Local Writer Annette Velarde says she’s calling a truce in the local Follies feud and is giving up any claim to the name “Park City Follies.” But she said she is still working on a comedy production and spoof, to be done in the fall.
State Representative Mel Brown says in spite of what the press says about the recently concluded legislative session, a lot was accomplished and public education came out the winner. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.
Co-hosts Nell Larson and Chris Cherniak spend most of today’s show taking about a project where a man named Million, wants to build a pipeline that stretches through Colorado to take water out of Wyoming’s Flaming Gorge and Utah’s Green River. Guest, Walt Gasson with Trout Unlimited , an environmental advocacy group who opposes this plan, talks about this project and its impact. Later in the show, Earth Hour and the impact of spring equinox.
Co-hosts Larry Warren and Pam Wylie start the show by talking to Gretchen Morgenson, author of “Reckless Endangerment: How Outsized Ambition, Greed, and Corruption Led to Economic Armageddon”. She is a New york times Pulitzer Prize-Winning business reporter. From Salt Lake City, Dee Brewer, the marketing director for City Creek Center, describes the new development center with shopping and dining, which opens on Thursday, March 22. Finally, Nathan Big is in the studio, author of “Nathan Big’s Ultimate Online Marketing Guide”, giving practical advice about marketing on the Internet.
The first blockbuster of the year proves that bigger isn’t always better. Here’s Mark Harrington with the Friday Film Review…
The Park City School Board chose not to renew the contract for business administrator Patti Murphy – who served her last day Wednesday. As KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher reports, the school board plans to appoint an interim replacement at a special meeting on Tuesday.
US Senator Orrin Hatch is looking to be re-elected to the Senate for a 7th term, but is facing some stiff challenges from an organization outside the state. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.