State & Regional

6:06 pm
Mon June 16, 2014

Former Tribune Staff Sue Over Joint Operating Pact

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A group of former employees of The Salt Lake Tribune have filed a lawsuit to suspend the newspaper's joint operating agreement with the Deseret News, arguing that the terms violate federal antitrust laws and undermine the Tribune's independent voice.

The 30-page lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court on Monday says the agreement that was revised in October gives too much control to the Deseret News, which is owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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12:34 pm
Mon June 16, 2014

Utah Officials Work To Prevent More Eagle Deaths

KAYSVILLE, UTAH (AP) - Officials in Davis County are spraying for mosquitoes with the hope it will prevent a recurrence of last year's bald eagle deaths.

Wildlife officials say more than 80 bald eagles died in Utah last year after scavenging on dead grebes that had contracted the West Nile virus.

West Nile virus, which is spread by mosquitoes, usually infects birds during warmer months.

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12:21 pm
Mon June 16, 2014

Mountain Money - June 16, 2014

Today, Larry welcomes guest host Alex Butwinski. Their first guest is Scott Shaefer, co author of "Roadside MBA" and U of U professor. Next in the studio is Steve Roney, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Utah Properties, who talks about the newly formed real estate brokerage network.Finally, Kris Getzie, Volvo, a vacation rental consultancy firm.

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2:32 am
Sun June 15, 2014

4 In 10 Higher Risk Wells Aren't Inspected By Feds

NEW CASTLE, CO (AP) - An Associated Press review finds many new oil and gas wells near fragile areas aren't getting any federal inspection from an agency that's having a tough time keeping pace with America's drilling boom.

Government data obtained byt eh AP point to the Bureau of Land Management as so overwhelmed by a boom in a new drilling technique known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, that is has been unable to keep up with inspections of some of the highest priority wells.

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1:47 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

Fun Friday - June 13, 2014

This show is the introduction to summer fun. Our guest Chris Eggleton, President of Newpark Owners Association talks about the Thursday night concert series and other summer activities. Sit back, relax and listen as John and Jan crack themselves up. Start filling in your summer schedule.

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3:07 pm
Thu June 12, 2014

Cool Science Radio - June 12, 2014

John and Lynn have a conversation with Sam Kean, author of "The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness and Recovery. For the second half, Dr. Terence Hines, of Pace University and author of a paper examining Einstein's brain.

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Gun Control
6:01 pm
Wed June 11, 2014

Schlosser Talks About Weapons In The United States

  The Cold War may be over, but there are still thousands of nuclear weapons stored in the United States. That's the message from author Eric Schlosser, whose new book 'Command and Control" is featured inm the next Sundance Tree room lecture on June 21st. Rick Brough has more.

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Healthy Lifestyle
3:48 pm
Wed June 11, 2014

The Mountain Life - June 11, 2014

Today in the program, we’ll speak with Andy Hall, he’s the author of Denali’s Howl, The Deadliest Climbing Disaster on America’s Wildest Peak.  It’s about the 1967 climbing expedition led by a boy form Utah, Joe Wilcox that ended in the death of seven out of the 12 climbers on the expedition. Our second guest is Michael Russer, he’s an international speaker and lecturer who talks about surviving prostate cancer, how it rendered him impotent and how he has reshaped his outlook and ability to experience intimacy in diverse ways.

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4:16 pm
Tue June 10, 2014

This Green Earth - June 10, 2014

Chris and Nell first speak with Matt Abbott from PCMC Sustainability Department about the plans to install almost 800 solar panels on the roof of the MARC.  Then they cover some items in the news including how air conditioners in Phoenix are raising nighttime air temperatures.

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1:30 pm
Mon June 9, 2014

Mountain Money - June 9, 2014

Dan Ward is the first interview, author of "F.I.R.E.: How Fast , Inexpensive, Restrained, and Elegant Methods Ignite Innovation". Noted blogger, Dan provides readers with a blueprint for creating successful projects using methods of rapid innovation. Then, in the studio, Lindsey Mangone, Executive Director of The Center for Entrepreneurship. The Innovation in Action Institute provides students a one week entrepreneur course. Finally, Wills Mahoney, Co-Founder of Plowz & Mowz, an on demand lawn mowing app.

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