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The development of quantum computers has been limited by the ability to increase the number of quantum bits, or qubits, that encode, store and access large amounts of data.  We speak with Dr. Jason Amini of the Georgia Tech Research Institute, about a new device that allows more electrodes to be placed on a chip - an important step that could help increase qubit densities and bring the world one step closer to a quantum computer. 

John Wells and Lynn Ware Peek speak with Sue Armstrong, author of the book, "P53: The Gene that Cracked the Cancer Code."  Her book tells the story of the discovery of a most remarkable gene - p53 - and of medical science's mission to unravel its mysteries to get to the heart of what happens in our cells when they turn cancerous. 

Tim Henney and Lynn Ware Peek speak with Jay Burke, the Utah area representative of the new Big Life Magazine and the founder and race director of the Park City Point to Point Race.  Big Life Mag is relevant, a beautiful mix of graphics and design, hip and intelligent, and delves into life in all its aspects in Sun Valley, Jackson, and Park City. 

Tim Henney and Lynn Ware Peek  speak with Dr Joe Ferriter about his upcoming stress management course. It's free..and stress free! Then, The Good Shufu, Tracy Slater, about literature, writing, and
finding an unlikely love..in Japan.

KPCW Turns 35

Jul 2, 2015

Thirty-five years ago today, KPCW gave residents of Summit and Wasatch counties the first radio station built and broadcasting just for them .

Thank you to all our listeners, founders, contributors, volunteers, staff and local businesses who have supported the station over the years and shaped it into a gem that reflects its community on an unrivaled leveled in the country.

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Recycle Utah is piloting a new glass drop off program with the hope that residents will do a better job of keeping glass out of their curbside pick up bins. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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With rainwater collection now legal in the state of Utah, Park City is working on a partnership with Utah Rivers Council to offer subsidized rain barrels to city residents so they can collect their own rain water. Leslie Thatcher has more.

On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Mountain Accord Board member Andy Beerman and Chris Robinson about the newest version of the Accord 3.0 which is set for final approval July 13th. Sage Animal Rescue Co-Founder and Executive Director Lauren Lockey and Outreach Coordinator Erin have details on their monthly Thirsty First Thursdays and the director of West Side Story Morgan Perry talks about his month's run at the Egyptian Theater.

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On this episode, hosts Chris Cherniak and Nell Larson were joined by Professor Randall Wilson of Gettysburg College for a conversation about the formation and management of our public lands, including conflicts between privatization, regulation and environmental protection. Professor Wilson is the author of America's Public Lands - Yellowstone to Smokey The Bear and Beyond.

On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Park City School Superintendent Ember Conley and Business Administrator Todd Hauber about the first of three master planning outreach meetings.  Summit County Sustainability Manager Lisa Yoder has details on the Be Wise Energize program the county council is scheduled to approve on Wednesday.

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