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AP NEWS
8:21 pm
Sun July 20, 2014

Gale Dick, Co-Founder Of Save Our Canyons, Dies

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Gale Dick, a former University of Utah physics professor and co-founder of the Utah environmental group Save Our Canyons, has died at the age of 88.

Tim Dick told The Sale Lake Tribune that his father died Friday at a Salt Lake City hospital of natural causes.

The Rhodes scholar's love of the Wasatch Mountains prompted him to co-found Save Our Canyons in 1972 and to work to protect wilderness.

Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams says he considered Dick to be an important adviser on environmental issues affecting Wasatch canyons.

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State & Regional
1:40 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

The Mountain Life - July 16, 2014

Tim Henney and guest co-host Chris Cherniak started off today's show with a conversation with Paul Greenberg, author of American Catch - The Fight For Our Local Seafood. Dr. Ariel Ford, a clinical psychologist, then joined the show to talk about her combination of Western science and Eastern thought in her practice. Finally, Leslie Miller joined the show to talk about a University Of Utah sponsored environmental symposium called Reimagine Western Landscapes.

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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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Environment
2:48 pm
Wed November 20, 2013

This Green Earth - November 19, 2013

Kerry Kelly, Environmental Engineer and researcher at the U. is on first talking about her study relating wood smoke and poor air quality. Then Dr. Michelle Hofmann, Pediatrician, on the second half to discuss the health impacts associated with PM 2.5 and ozone exposure to children.

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Local News
10:51 am
Mon September 23, 2013

University Students Learn About Community Planning

Students at the University of Utah have the chance to learn about community planning from the planning directors of both Summit County and Park City. Rick Brough has more.