State & Regional

University of Utah
4:22 pm
Wed May 7, 2014

University Of Utah President Backs Review Of Fight Song

The University of Utah president David Pershing says he agrees it's time to consider some changes to the school fight song that some find sexist. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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State & Regional
1:42 pm
Wed May 7, 2014

LGBT Group Will Not Appear In Days Of '47 Parade

LGBT group won't appear in Days of '47 Parade this summer. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Healthy Lifestyle
1:38 pm
Wed May 7, 2014

The Mountain Life - May 7, 2014

Lynn and John first welcome Joy McCarthy.  She'll bring a wealth of knowledge about simple, clean, and whole health.  We make it so complicated, but you'll love hearing from her. Then, Krista Bremer.  From free spirited, blonde surfer girl to someone who never imagined she'd find herself in what she calls an accidental Jihad, Bremer will take us through the joys, triumphs, and challenges of parrying a Muslim  and all that goes along with it.

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Golden Spike
6:01 pm
Tue May 6, 2014

Golden Spike Ceremony Re-Enactment On Saturday

PROMONTORY, UTAH (AP) - A re-enactment ceremony on Saturday will mark the 145 years that have passed since the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad.

The annual May 10 re-enactment of the driving of the Golden Spike has been held since the railroad's completion in 1869.

Officials from Central Pacific Railroad and Union Pacific Railroad marked the completion 145 years ago by driving four ceremonial railroad spikes into the tracks near Promontory, Utah.

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Polygamy
4:38 pm
Tue May 6, 2014

Former Polygamists Back Man Who Won Custody Suit

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Several men exiled from Warren Jeffs' polygamous sect say requiring a man to pay his wives' attorney fees after winning a recent custody suit would have a chilling effect on others who have been kicked out and want their children back.

Lorin Holm is fighting back against being forced to pay up to $76,000 to attorney Rod Parker, who represented Holm's two wives who remain followers of Jeff. Parker says a state statue alows a judge to charge the winning spouse in a custody suit if the other is unable to pay.

Environment
12:33 pm
Tue May 6, 2014

This Green Earth - May 6, 2014

Chris and Nell speak with Alan Weisman, author of "Countdown - Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth". Weisman asks:  How many humans can the planet hold and can we design economies that provide prosperity without endless growth?  His answers are as eye-opening as they are hopeful.

   

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Finance
12:51 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

Mountain Money - May 5, 2014

The hour starts out with author Adam Braun, "The Promise of a Pencil: How An Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change". Adam started an organization "Pencils of Promise" with $25 that has since built more than 200 schools around the world. Then, in the studio, Kelly Miller, Manager of Assemble Park City, offering 30 private offices. Finally, Nanette Bush, Home Finance Lender at Zions Bank. April is the busiest month for online home searches in Utah. She tells what mortgage hunters need to know for the spring home buying season.

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Traffic Fatality
8:27 pm
Sat May 3, 2014

PETA's Bid For Turkey Memorial In Utah Denied

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - An animal rights activist's request to install a roadside memorial at the site where hundreds of turkeys died in a Utah truck crash has been denied.

The Utah Department of Transportation on Friday rejected the request made by Amy Meyer of Salt Lake City on behalf of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, saying it didn't meet the agency's policy standards.

The memorials allow grieving families to memorialize loved ones who die in highway crashes.

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Politics
6:25 pm
Sat May 3, 2014

Ann Romney Touts Traditional Values To Utah Grads

CEDAR CITY, UTAH (AP) - Ann Romney touted traditional values in a commencement address at Southern Utah University, urging graduates to live a "purpose-driven life" and to embrace the challenge of parenthood. 

The wife of former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and mother of five sons spoke to nearly 1,800 graduates on Friday.

She says young people too often delay parenthood because they think they can't both have a career and a family. 

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Technology
1:07 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

Cool Science Radio - May 1, 2014

John and Lynn have Dr. Thalma Lobel, author of "Sensation: The New Science of Physical Intelligence", who is one of the world's leading expert on human behavior. In the second half, David Waltham, author of "Lucky Planet: Why Earth Is Exceptional and What That Means For Life In The Universe". Waltham paints a complex picture of how special Earth's climate really is.

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