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By just about every measure, wildfires are getting bigger, hotter, and more devastating than we’ve ever seen before. But what all that fire means -- and what to do about it -- depends on who you ask. Our view of fire is complicated. There’s fire as catastrophe, as something to be controlled and wiped off the landscape, feared. And there’s fire as something natural and essential, beautiful. So, how do we reconcile those two views of fire? How did we get ourselves into this mess? And what can ...
 
Access Utah is UPR's original program focusing on the things that matter to Utah. The hour-long show airs daily at 9:00 a.m. and covers everything from pets to politics in a range of formats from in-depth interviews to call-in shows. Email us at upraccess@gmail.com or call at 1-800-826-1495. Join the discussion!
 
Hooters drummer David Uosikkinen loves talking about music almost as much as he loves making it. From MTV-era super-stardom to his ongoing gig as band leader of the all-star ensemble In the Pocket, he’s got plenty of stories to share. Join him and longtime Philadelphia-area entertainment writer Andy Vineberg for in-depth conversations with some of Philly’s finest musicians, as well as some nationally known acts. If you love hearing the stories behind the songs from the people who lived them ...
 
To listen live when ON-AIR: https://wildthingsports.airtime.pro/# Contact: smallbitesradio@gmail.com For a list of guest who have appeared on Small Bites - https://bluejeanfood.com/smallbitesradio/ Small Bites with Donato Marino and Derek Timm of Bluejeanfood.com is the #1 listed "Food Radio Show Philadelphia", #1 listed "Food Radio Show South Jersey", named #14 for Top Hospitality Programs on the Planet for 2020, and the most popular* weekly hospitality based program in the area. Small Bite ...
 
The Stick 2 Hockey Podcast was born out of the need to be able to have intelligent and in depth discussion on all things Hockey. We will deliver at least one episode per week, during the NHL season perhaps more. We will discuss the NHL, AHL, Major Junior, College and all levels of Hockey. We will talk about strategies, Rules, players and coaches and everything in between, even equipment. If it pertains to hockey, it will be discussed on the Stick 2 Hockey Podcast
 
Natural disasters are increasing across the nation. In the West, these disasters often come in the form of wildfire, and perhaps no state understands the true cost of wildfire like California. The Golden State has always had forest fires, but they're progressively becoming harder to control and more deadly. At the same time, the state's population has surpassed 40 million, pushing people further into wild spaces that have been adapted to fire. California Burning takes a critical look at how ...
 
The National Academy of Engineering has worked with the Washington, D.C. region's most listened-to radio station — the all-news format WTOP Radio — and the nation's only radio station specifically dedicated to covering news related to the federal government — WFED 1500 AM — To provide weekly features highlighting engineering innovations and stories that add technical context to issues in the news. Hear some of our stories in the links below.
 
Northwest Public Radio is a participant and contributor in the Northwest News Network (N3), a collaboration of public radio stations in Washington, Oregon and Idaho. Our reporters bring a regional perspective to coverage of Northwest states government, environment, economy, and other news of widespread interest to residents of the Northwest. Regional news on Northwest Public Radio is a part of Morning Edition every weekday morning, and All Things Considered in the afternoons.
 
The greater sage grouse is under threat. Its population has shrunk by more than 90 percent in the last century. Scientists say wildfire, invasive species, energy development and other human activities are to blame. Now, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will decide if the bird will be added to the Endangered Species List. Boise State Public Radio will explore the issue in a series of reports we're calling Saving the Sage Grouse . Our five in-depth stories will introduce you to the unique sp ...
 
The Fold is hosted by the Spinoff's managing editor Duncan Greive, and features conversations which assess the latest developments in New Zealand's extremely hectic media industry. Sign up to The Spinoff's newsletter Rec Room for weekly recommendations along with all our latest videos and podcasts.
 
How to Bay Area is the show that teaches you how to get stuff done in the San Francisco Bay Area. Become a master of Bay Area living by joining KCBS Radio as we explore questions like "How to make it in the local music scene," "How to catch Dungeness crab" and "How to help limit hunger."
 
Listenwise News Bites is a current events podcast for young listeners featuring fun, interesting, relevant news stories that keep kids engaged, informed, and entertained. Veteran public radio journalist Monica Brady-Myerov poses thought-provoking questions following each news story that listeners can ponder or discuss with family members, teachers, or classmates. News Bites is produced by Listenwise, an award-winning learning platform using podcasts to improve students’ listening and literac ...
 
LLCoolBlaze is not your average Club DJ, he differs in the blend of music mixing Caribbean sounds with EDM. He has the unique ability to read a room full of individuals and tailor the specific vibe, energy, and excitement of the event for the partygoers. With an immense music repertoire stemming from an early education in music. Blaze captures crowds for a high-voltage performance. Mixing effortlessly between genres has become a trademark quality, guaranteeing full crowd excitement and parti ...
 
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Millions of people marched to support the Black Lives Matter Movement following the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. With that came a call to support Black-owned businesses, which saw an initial surge of new customers, but many are now struggling to stay afloat. Guest: Hank Jenkins, Owner of Plant Provocateur in Los Angeles Governor Newsom s…
 
Today we’ll talk with Sharon Shattuck, director and producer of the documentary film Picture a Scientist , which offers a sobering portrait of struggles women face in pursuing studies and careers in science. UPR is among several organizations sponsoring a virtual film screening of Picture a Scientist (March 5-7) and a panel discussion (March 8). We…
 
Southern California’s Inland Empire has been transformed in recent years by the growth of the warehouse and logistics industry. While many argue it's a job creator, those living in the region have major environmental concerns. Guest: Orlando Mayorquin, Journalism Student, Report for CalMatters The L.A. City Council voted 14 to 1 to approve a hazard…
 
In this episode, we discuss the Firing of Gina Carano and delve into whether it was JUSTIFIED or if Disney reacted too harshly. Join us with special guest @FantasticFrankie as we break down this ordeal and talk about celebrity responsibilities when it comes to posting on Social Media.MAKE SURE TO CONNECT WITH US & BE PART OF THE NOTIFICATION SQUAD!…
 
The pandemic is coming up on the year mark. More than 500,000 have died in the U.S. and millions have been or are sick. The need for caregiving has increased. Many of us are tired, mentally, emotionally, and physically. Stress and isolation and worry are taking a toll. Today we’re going to talk about mental health during the pandemic.…
 
Dr. Nadine Burke-Harris was sworn in as California's first Surgeon General back in 2019. She's been helping lead the response to the coronavirus pandemic and has been especially concerned about the toll it's taking on communities of color and children. Guest: Dr. Nadine Burke-Harris, California Surgeon General The vaccine code system that was desig…
 
We stand at an uncertain moment in the pandemic. Vaccinations are plugging along. Infections and deaths are plummeting from their stratospheric winter peaks. But at the same time, new, more contagious viral variants have come to our shores. Minnesota’s best-known epidemiologist told MPR News last week that he fears the variants will send case numbe…
 
Last summer, amid the protests demanding police reform following the death of George Floyd, we spoke with Darlene McDonald, of the Utah Black Roundtable and a member of the then newly-created Salt Lake City Commission on Racial Equity in Policing . She said at the time: “Once the protests end and the streets become quiet, it is imperative that we n…
 
California Attorney General Xavier Becerrra begins the Congressional confirmation process to become the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services on Tuesday. He's expected to face lots of questions from Senate Republicans, who have pushed to block his confirmation. Guest: Ryan Levi, Journalist and Producer of the Tradeoffs podcast State lawmakers…
 
President Joe Biden is sharply reversing course on Russia. Last week, in a speech at the Munich Security Conference, the president declared that Trump-era “America First” diplomacy is over, and he renewed calls to restore relationships with key allies. “Democracy doesn’t happen by accident,” Biden said. “We have to defend it.” But one of the tricki…
 
Today our guest is Cache Valley resident Maren Johnson. She’ll tell us some fascinating stories from the world of dog sledding. For the past five years she worked for dog sledding businesses in Alaska. She lived on a glacier with 280 sled dogs. She also worked for four-time Iditarod winner Jeff King in his tourist business and assisted him in the 1…
 
Out of the more than seven million vaccine doses that have been administered thus far, more than 32 percent have gone to white Californians. Governor Newsom said the state is not doing enough to help the hardest-hit communities, when it comes to vaccinations. State legislators will begin a busy session in Sacramento on Monday. Among the agenda item…
 
Winter storms delayed the delivery of 6 million COVID-19 vaccine doses across the country. As states work to ramp up vaccination rates, will it be enough to prevent new variants from spreading? Monday at 9 a.m., host Kerri Miller speaks with two guests about ongoing viral research and vaccine delivery.…
 
D and L Coffee Service Inc. presents the #1 listed “Food Radio show Philadelphia” and #1 listed “Food Radio show South Jersey”, Small Bites on Wildfire Radio returns this Sunday, February 21st at 635pm EST with a fantastic lineup! #SmallBitesRadio was named #14 out of the Top 30 Best Hospitality Shows on the planet for 2020.We are thrilled to welco…
 
The proposal would get California school kids back in classrooms by mid-April. But Governor Newsom said it doesn't go far enough or fast enough. Reporter: Vanessa Rancano, KQED The biography of the Marvel Comics icon sheds light not only on Stan Lee's immense success, but also his failures. While Lee had a lasting impact on the world of comics, his…
 
The $9.6 billion relief package includes nearly $3.7 billion for the state's lowest earners and another $2 billion for small business grants. Lawmakers are expected to vote on it next week. Reporter: Katie Orrr, KQED The Sacramento City Unified School District said almost a thousand of its students are connecting with school just two days a week or…
 
Today our focus is on rural Utah and the legislature. What issues are especially important to residents outside of the Wasatch Front? What legislation is being proposed? Our guests will include Sen. Chris Wilson, R-Logan; Sen. Evan Vickers, R-Cedar City; Rep. Christine Watkins, R-Price; Rep. Kera Birkeland, R-Morgan; and Sen. Ronald Winterton R-Roo…
 
More than 56 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in the U.S., but the country is still about eight months away from vaccinating 75 percent of the adult population. On Thursday’s MPR News with Kerri Miller, U of M epidemiologist Michael Osterholm discusses what the emergence of new strains will mean for the nation’s vaccination…
 
Tonight the PartyNerdz BREAKDOWN Episode 6 of Wandavision and discuss if this is ALL leading up to the coming of the X-MEN!!Join Cagednerd, Samantha, Dom Charland, Bravo the Bearded, Jorge the Evil Editor, and Grandmaster FAQs as they break down Pietro's true identity and where this is all leading.MAKE SURE TO CONNECT WITH US & BE PART OF THE NOTIF…
 
Today on The Fold, Duncan Greive analyses a shocking development in the global pushback against big tech. Facebook has made the monumental decision to block all people and publications in Australia from posting news content, after a long battle between the Australian government and the social media giant. The implications of this action are already…
 
In a commentary published recently at Mongabay.com, Paul Rogers, a forest ecologist and Director of the Western Aspen Alliance at Utah State University, argues that forest managers’ “goal should not be to stop wildfire but to reduce conflicts with it.” The headline for the piece is: “First the savior, now the villain: Fire suppression is often over…
 
California voters will get a ballot in the mail for any election this year under a bill heading to Governor Gavin Newsom's desk. Voters were mailed ballots last year over safety concerns due to the pandemic. Reporter: Guy Marzorati, KQED Some contributors to Governor Gavin Newsom also happen to be corporations that have secured valuable no-bid cont…
 
Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a much-anticipated, updated set of guidelines to help school leaders decide if it’s time to bring students back to the classroom. It didn’t provide one-solution answers. Instead, it advised a layering of approaches to keep students and teachers safe. The top strategies recommended a…
 
Science and technology writer David Pogue cuts straight to the chase when it comes to climate change. “The world is getting hotter, natural systems are going haywire, and you should begin to prepare,” he writes in his new book, “How to Prepare for Climate Change: A Practical Guide to Surviving Climate Chaos.” Pogue lays out the harsh reality of rec…
 
The tech industry is infamous for making prospective and departing employees sign agreements designed to prevent them from speaking out on just about everything. But social movements have exposed the way non-disclosure agreements have served as a cover for illegal behavior. Reporter: Rachael Myrow, KQED For the first time since the pandemic, the av…
 
The Utah Women’s Giving Circle presented their “Resilient 2020 Speaker Series | From Susan B. Anthony to RBG: The history, resilience and call to community.” The concluding event in the series was held in November 2020, and was titled “New Possibilities Amidst the Unraveling.” Sara Jones, CEO of InclusionPro talked about how to identify opportuniti…
 
At the end of 2020, the state’s unemployment agency froze almost a million and a half accounts in an attempt to prevent fraud. Now, many of those account holders could have their claims disqualified, even if there applications are legitimate. Reporter: Mary Franklin Harvin, The California Report The campaign to recall Governor Gavin Newsom has anot…
 
Charles Sobhraj is a convicted killer and the inspiration for the new BBC One drama, The Serpent.Julia and Sofie speak with producer Paul Testar about the unlikely history of Interpol, missing persons, and Sobhraj’s many escapes. We also hear audio clips from Herman Knippenberg, who played a crucial role in Sobhraj’s capture.Find out how he once tu…
 
In this episode of The Spinoff’s media podcast The Fold, Duncan Greive is joined by Hamish McKenzie, co-founder of Substack. For years, the media landscape has been filled with publications making money by filling up ad space. While an effective mode of funding for the already underfunded sector, Hamish McKenzie saw an alternative. Alongside co-fou…
 
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