State & Regional

State & Regional
9:24 am
Fri February 7, 2014

Powell Proposes Change In Liquor Laws

The Utah Legislature has completed its new base-budget discussions, and on Thursday the legislators gave final disclosures on the bills they're sponsoring.  But some bills are in limbo right now, including a change in liquor laws proposed by Rep. Kraig Powell.  Rick Brough has more.

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Technology
1:55 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

Cool Science Radio - February 6, 2014

The first guest on today's show is Anne Bastien, Program Manager for First LEGO League for Utah. 48 middle school teams will advance to the state championship with their LEGO robots. Then, Dan Hurley, an award winning science journalist, who was one of  The New York Times Magazine's most read articles of the year.

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Healthy Lifestyle
1:25 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

The Mountain Life - February 5, 2014

Lynn and Tim start the hour with Bruce Grierson, author of "What Makes Olga Run: The mystery of the 90 something Track Star and What She Can Teach Us About Living Longer, Happier Lives". The second guest is David Wintzer, who talks about the Kickstarter program and how it will help his project of bringing gluten free banana flour to the world. Finally, Howard Bloom, who has been called the Darwin, Newton, Einstein and Freud of the 21st century.

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Environment
12:54 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

This Green Earth - February 4, 2014

Nell and Chris chat with Dr. Devra Davis, re-known Epidemiologist and author of "When Smoke Ran Like Water", a book which chronicles the history of air pollution in the U.S. and it's impacts on human health.  She alsotalks about the harm cell phones can cause from microwave radiation.

 

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State & Regional
1:31 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

Polygamy Bill Dead Pending Utah Legal Case

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A Utah lawmaker is abandoning an effort to change the state's polygamy laws to comply with a federal judge's ruling striking down key parts of the laws. 

Rep. Jerry Anderson introduced a bill this year that removes part of the bigamy law banning cohabitation with another person.

U.S. District Judge Clark Waddoups ruled in December that was a violation of the First Amendment, which guarantees the freedom of religion.

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Financial News
12:23 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

Mountain Money - February 3, 2014

Mountain Money hosts Larry Warren and Doug Wells welcome Denise Brosseau on their show to talk about leadership and her book Ready To Be A Thought Leader? They then continue with a local thought leader and filmmaker Patrick Lovell, who recently finished his film Forward 13: Waking up the American Dream, adding his personal perspective on the mortgage crisis. Finally, Plans to redevelop the Bonanza Park district in Park City are on track with the unveiling of The Boneyard Saloon and co-owner Jesse Shetler is in to give us an inside look at the new bar.

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Legislative Session
3:58 pm
Sat February 1, 2014

Little Time For Record Number Of Bills Submitted In Legislature

House Rep. Kraig Powell says that this year's Legislature could be quite a ride. He told KPCW this week that a record number of bills have been submitted, but there's also a record low amount of time for them to be considered. Rick Brough has more.

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Technology
1:25 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

Cool Science Radio - January 30, 2014

Lynn and John open with biologist Alan de Queiroz, "The Monkey's Voyage: How Improbable Journeys Shaped the History of Life".  He describes the radical new view of how fragmented distributions came into being. In the second half, Jason Silva, Tech Philosopher and Ted Global Speaker and host of Brain Games on National Geographic. Jason has been called 'the new Carl Sagan' for his impassioned take on technological advancements.

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Environment
5:30 pm
Tue January 28, 2014

This Green Earth - January 28, 2014

Chris and Nell first speak with Matt Pacenza, Policy Director at HEAL Utah, about the upcoming "clean air" bills being sent to the Utah State Legislature.Then they speak with Ken Wishnia, author of the environmental crime novel "The Glass Factory".

 

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Finance
11:22 am
Tue January 28, 2014

Mountain Money - January 28, 2014

Larry and Doug talk to producer, Dan Cogan, from Impact Partners. Their goal is to bring together film makers and film investors. Then, Women In Film President, Cathy Schulman.  Women In Film's purpose is to empower, promote and mentor women in film. Finally, Jill Orschel, award winning film maker and Sundance Alumnus, who now lives in Park City.

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