Wednesday on Access Utah, Tom Williams moderates a discussion between proponents and opponents of Utah signing the Health Care Compact, which would move health care services away from the federal government to be managed by individual states. Our guests are Danny Harris of Utah AARP, Jason Cook of the Utah Health Policy Project, Stan Rasmussen of the Sutherland Institute, and Don Ruzicka of the Eagle Forum.
Lee Austin moderates a discussion about HB 363, known as the "Sex Ed Bill", with Representatives Brian King and Patrice Arent, KCPW reporter Jessica Gail, Matt Piccolo from the Sutherland Institute, and Dawn Davies of the Utah PTA.
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This morning's gardening program originally aired in February 2011. Spring is almost here and the bugs are starting to stir, so Diane Allston, entomologist from Utah State University's Extension Program joins us for the full hour.
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.
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.
Air Quality is the topic of Wednesday’s Access Utah. In the first half we’ll talk with Dr. Brian Moench, President of Utah Physicians for Healthy Environment; Cherise Udell, Founder and President of Utah Moms for Clean Air; and Matt Pacenza, Policy Director for HEAL Utah. In the second half our guests will include Tom Bingham, President of the Utah Manufacturers Association; and Jim Holtkamp, a Board Member with the Utah Mining Association.