UPR Commentaries

Throughout the week UPR broadcasts insightful and entertaining commentaries from folks throughout Utah and beyond.

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6:10 pm
Mon March 26, 2012

Watching the Forecast for Cherry Blossoms

Jennifer Pemberton spends this time of year watching the forecast closely, not worried about snow or sun or even the particulate count in wheezy Cache Valley. She's on Blossom Watch, checking the National Parks Service webcam on the National Mall in Washington to see if the cherry blossoms on their way, which will mean it's time for hanami.

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3:27 pm
Tue March 20, 2012

Steve Eaton Spends a Day in Mitt's Shoes

Mitt's been in such a good mood lately...Steve doesn't want to be around when he finds out he doesn't get to be president. Still, he feels a little bit sorry for him and is willing to bet you $10,000 that you wouldn't want to be him.

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4:53 pm
Thu March 15, 2012

Poncho the Sea Lion

Sea Lion vs. Fishermen -- It's one of the oldest battles on Earth and highly entertaining.

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4:33 pm
Thu March 15, 2012

An Evening with the 1 Percent

Steve Eaton went to a Mariners game once and sat in a suite, where people talked about banking and where there was free food, and it was not like any all-you-can-eat buffet he'd ever been to.

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4:11 pm
Thu March 15, 2012

Gina's Leap Year Pups

Gina tells us about her naughty leap-year dogs, who act like they're still puppies, even though -- technically -- they are four years old.

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12:27 pm
Wed March 7, 2012

You Don't Know the Meaning of Lost

Steve Eaton loses everything...but he's not forgetful and he has a lot on his mind, like Sunny Bono. Even having a pager didn't help him.

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5:22 pm
Mon March 5, 2012

Cabo Prepares for the G20

Ed Koceila describes Mexican security when Hilary Clinton comes to town...and that's for an "informal" meeting. What will it be like in June when Ed's favorite whale watching spot is overrun with foreign dignitaries?

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5:20 pm
Wed February 29, 2012

Gina's Back!

Gina Wickwar is back with a new commentary about the meaning of Christmas...and no, it's not too late. It's never too late for her sweet insights about friendship, community, and care.

Commentary
6:36 pm
Thu February 23, 2012

Fishy Wedding Plans

Ed's fishing plans aren't enough to keep his future sister-in-law from wondering what exactly might pop-up on her trip to Mexico.

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4:38 pm
Tue February 21, 2012

President's Day: A Homecoming

Jennifer Pemberton reflects on Abraham Lincoln and turns President’s Day into a homecoming celebration…with a little help from Johnny Cash.

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