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4:07 pm
Fri January 13, 2012

Peter Buck Goes to Mexico

This week's radio essay from Ed Kocelia.

Access Utah
2:28 pm
Wed January 11, 2012

New Hampshire Primary Results, Distracted Driving, and Prairie Dogs

Wednesday, January 11

We review the results of the New Hampshire primary with New Hampshire Public Radio reporter Dan Gorenstein.  We’ll look at the future for the Mitt Romney and Jon Huntsman campaigns.

Then, what should we do about  what Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood calls an epidemic: distracted driving? We talk with U. of U. professor David Strayer who has studied the effects of cell phone use on drivers; and with Rob Reynolds, Executive Director of FocusDriven, a group that advocates for the elimination of cell phone use while driving.

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Access Utah
4:53 pm
Tue January 10, 2012

Discussing Last Week's Shooting in Ogden

Tuesday, January 10

The death of Ogden police officer Jared Francom and wounding of five other members of the Weber-Morgan Narcotics Strike Force last Wednesday has shocked and saddened Utahns and reminded us of the high cost sometimes paid to protect our communities.

Radio Cosmopolis
5:28 pm
Mon January 9, 2012

Radio Cosmopolis - January 13

This week Radio Cosmopolis celebrates its second anniversary with an eclectic mix of new and vintage music, including a tribute to the recently deceased Cesaria Evora and tunes by Fool's Gold, Omar Souleyman, Sola Rosa, and many others.


Fresh Folk
5:14 pm
Mon January 9, 2012

Fresh Folk - January 14

On the show this week, I feature the 14th stellar album from Alison Krauss and Union Station, as well as the latest album from the one-and-only Dr. Ralph Stanley. I’ll also play songs from new releases by Donna Ulisse, James Reams, and John Reischmann, to name just a few. Tune in and listen this Saturday at 8pm for Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.

Access Utah
4:46 pm
Mon January 9, 2012

Winter Gardening & Sudden Aspen Decline

Monday, January 9

Mark Anderson joins Bryan Earl to answer gardening questions in the first half on Monday’s Access Utah.
Then Tom Williams’ guests in the second half, Stanford researcher and doctoral student William Anderegg and University of Utah Biology Professor John Sperry, say they’ve discovered the reason for a phenomenon known as Sudden Aspen Decline.

Science Questions
1:32 pm
Fri January 6, 2012

What We Can Learn from the CCC

Science Questions profiles the Civilian Conservation Corp and its impact on how we manage our public lands today.

Access Utah
1:27 pm
Fri January 6, 2012

Bioprospecting the Great Salt Lake & a Profile of the Civilian Conservation Corp

On Access Utah, Bonnie Baxter, Professor of Biology at Westminster college, talks about bioprospecting in the Great Salt Lake and new state management strategies that will address how to clean up toxic heavy metals.

At 9:30 Science Questions profiles the Civilian Conservation Corp and its impact on how we manage our public lands today.

Access Utah
3:19 pm
Thu January 5, 2012

Cache Valley Air Quality - What Should We Do?

Access Utah
1:39 pm
Wed January 4, 2012

Results of the Iowa Caucuses and the Candidates with Utah Ties

Wednesday, January 4

We've finally arrived at votes that count. We'll review the results of the Iowa Caucuses with several political experts: Mike Lyons, Associate Professor of Political Science at USU; Kirk Jowers, Director of the University of Utah's Hinckley Institute of Politics; Deseret News columnists, LaVarr Webb and Frank Pignanelli; and Quin Monson,    BYU Assistant Professor of Political Science and Associate Director at the Center for the study of Elections and Democracy.