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A plan that took three years to develop is under attack from one of the groups that helped make it.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:

Here's a link to the Public Lands Initative Discussion Draft.

  Johan Rockstrom joins Chris and Nell to discuss the possibility of a “good anthroposcene”.  In their critically claimed book, Big World, Small Planet – Abundance within Planetary Boundaries, Authors Johan Rockstrom and Mattias Klum combine the latest science with accessible charts and stunning photography to create a new narrative for humanity’s impact on the planet.  

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Cheryl Fox, director of Summit Land Conservancy: Summit County Manager Tom Fisher about Wednesday's County Council meeting; PCHS Band Teacher Bret Hughes has details about this year's Sweetheart Gala on February 12th, Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance (SUWA) Attorney David Garbett discusses their opposition to Congressman Rob Bishop's Wilderness Bill and North Summit School District Superintendent Jerre Homes announces the school board's decision to switch all of their light bulbs to LED.

  Doug and Larry’s first guest is Al Pittampalli, author of Persuadable: How Great Leaders Change Their Minds to Change the World.. Drawing on evidence from social science, history, politics, and more, business consultant Al Pittampalli reveals why confidence, consistency, and conviction, are increasingly becoming liabilities—while humility, inconsistency, and radical open-mindedness are powerful leadership assets.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to the Managing Editor of utahpolicy.com Bryan Schott; Solar Energy Coordinator with Utah Clean Energy Kate Bowman; Tom Kelly with USSA; and Park City Transit Supervisor Darren Davis.

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Fox Searchlight Pictures won a bidding war at the Sundance Film Festival for The Birth of a Nation, paying a record-setting amount for a festival film's worldwide distribution rights. As Leslie Thatcher reports, the filmmaker gives a lot of credit to the Sundance Institute.

Park City School District officials are cooperating in the on-going investigation of a former teacher who has been charged with four felonies for sexual communications with a student. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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KPCW News Director Leslie Thatcher finishes up the week and The Sundance Reel today, with guest co-host, Friday Film Reviewer and Park City Attorney Mark Harrington. Guests Sean Means from The Salt Lake Tribune and Virginia Pearce from the Sundance Institute join them.

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The Local News Hour is KPCW's flagship news program, hosted by News Director Leslie Thatcher.

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On Monday, February 1st from 6-7:30 pm at Ecker Hill Middle School, a Town Hall meeting on underage drinking will be held to address myths, give tips, and to deliver the science behind what drinking does to the teenage brain.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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