A bill passed a house committee today that would require the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control commission to consist of at least two drinkers of alcohol. The bill's sponsor, Brian Doughty, sees that other state boards and commissions require members to be licensed or have experience in field they regulate. Ashley Tolman reports.
Get ready for a night of new releases in Celtic music this week, as I feature new albums from the Whiskey Bard of Scotland, Robin Laing, and the energetic tunes from the Battlefield Band. I’ll also play songs from new albums by Killarney, Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas, and Paddy O’Brien, to name just a few. Tune in, and listen, this Saturday at 8pm to Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.
Some Utah lawmakers are going a step further this year to take ownership of public lands from the federal government. Thursday, Governor Gary Herbert said he supports more drastic measures being proposed during this legislative session, even if they result in a lawsuit. KCPW’s Jessica Gail reports on the state’s latest approach to the debate.
Today, the very personal story of one man's battle with pancreatic cancer and new research from USTAR scientists, working around-the-clock to design a cancer screening device that will provide early diagnosis of the disease.
At 9:30 Science Questions profiles the world's largest international gem fair in Tuscon, Arizona -- a bustling marketplace where meteorites, trilobites, and rare gems are showcased.
Originally published on Fri February 24, 2012 6:37 pm
Ever since Sept. 11, the New York Police Department has been aggressively gathering intelligence to help prevent another terrorist attack.
Now, those tactics are provoking new controversy in New Jersey after The Associated Press published a confidential, 60-page NYPD report from 2007 containing detailed information on dozens of mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in nearby Newark.
Like flying cars and time travel, eye glasses with computing power have long been sci-fi fantasy, relegated to Terminator movies and the like. Now it appears that Google may be a few months from selling a version of their own.
Google glasses — which may be released as a "beta" product — could put smartphone capabilities such as GPS maps, weather, time, Web streaming and more inches from your eyeball.