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11:37 am
Mon August 13, 2012

Los Cabos: Quiet and Beautiful

Los Cabos is generally a scenic tourist destination. But at this time of year, when it's too hot even for most locals, Ed Kociela talks about the wonderful alone time he and his wife had when everyone else was gone. 

Commentary
11:31 am
Mon August 13, 2012

Wedding Announcements and Photos

Why should all wedding announcement pictures be the same? Steve Eaton thinks they should be as unique as the individual. 

Access Utah
11:10 am
Mon August 13, 2012

Hoppers and Fliers in the Garden on Access Utah Monday

Grasshoppers tend to lay their eggs in undisturbed fields, there are no brown recluses in Utah, and you may not want to get rid of the bees in your yard. Bryan Earl talks to USU Extension Entemoloist Diane Alston in studio about bugs. 

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Science Questions
11:18 am
Fri August 10, 2012

Nature and the Cognitive Brain on Science Questions

Science Questions presents new research at Utah State University on climate change in Utah, a new study on the effects of nature on infants, and then SQ radio presents a story that traces the moon landing to find out about the mysterious "moon tree."  

Access Utah
11:04 am
Fri August 10, 2012

City Academy Students Explore Groups in Society on AU Friday

As school days edge closer, producers Sheri Quinn and Suzi Montgomery present this special archival program, a compilation of previously aired youth produced stories from Utah teens from City Academy Charter School in Salt Lake City.  We learn about one teen's gang life, what a boiler maker is, and one teen's perspective on polygamy.  

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Access Utah
11:01 am
Thu August 9, 2012

Live from The Utah Rural Summit on Access Utah Thursday

The Utah Rural Summit in Cedar City is celebrating its 25th Anniversary and Access Utah will be there on Thursday. Panelists at the conference will discuss economic opportunities, demographic change, leadership, natural resources and agriculture in rural Utah.

Tom Williams’ guests will include Jack Schultz, Founder and CEO of Agracel, Inc., and author of Boomtown USA: The 7 1/2 Keys to Big Success in Small Towns and USDA Rural Development State Director for California, Glenda Humiston, who has developed innovative investment models for rural areas.

Commentary
11:57 am
Wed August 8, 2012

Utah Last in Educating Children is an Outrage

Utah ranks last in the amount of money spent per student in the nation once again. Thad Box says  parents should be outraged, and education is important for children of all ages. 

Access Utah
5:41 pm
Tue August 7, 2012

Life on Mars and Water in Nevada on AU Wednesday

This image taken by NASA's Curiosity shows what lies ahead for the rover -- its main science target, Mount Sharp.
NASA Jet Propulsion Lab

The Mars rover Curiosity touched down safely early Monday morning as thousands worldwide looked on. Curiosity will now get to work investigating whether or not Mars has had a climate hospitable to life. We’ll celebrate this monumental engineering success and look ahead to the science to come, with University of Utah Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Tabitha Buehler; Kent Tobiska, Director of Utah State University’s Space Weather Center; and former NASA employee and current USU Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Stephen Whitmore.

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Access Utah
11:03 am
Tue August 7, 2012

Coal In Our Veins: Understanding and Sharing a Story of Mining on Access Utah Tuesday

“The United States depends on coal-burning electric plants for 50 percent of the nation’s power.  I cannot turn on the dish-washer, watch a movie, or write these words without thinking of coal.  And, conscious of this coal, I must think of the blood in my veins, because from the beginning of coal—this history of our energy—my ancestors pulled it from the earth with picks and with their hands.” So writes Erin Thomas, author of Coal in Our Veins: A Personal Journey. 

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Access Utah
10:40 am
Tue August 7, 2012

Anything Garden on Access Utah

On Access Utah Monday Bryan Earl meets with Mark Anderson to talk about everything garden. Among the topics covered are shrubs, where to plant various plants in your yard, micro-organisms, raspberries and more. 

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