Utah NOW Show Archives: February 2010 Shows
This week Governor Gary Herbert spoke in depth about the current legislative session, Medicaid, local and national healthcare reform, proposed cuts in education, balancing the budget, and the purpose of the rainy day fund. Governor Herbert also spoke on ethics reform in congress, so called “message bills”, including his upcoming decision on controversial legislation for Senate Bill 11, and his vision for the future of Utah.
In 1997, after a difficult divorce, Utah rancher Heidi Redd was able to resist the temptation to sell off her land to developers. To preserve it, she sold it to the environmental group The Nature Conservancy in exchange for a promise that she would be allowed to keep working the place. Now that they've paved the road it will take you about an hour's drive south of Moab to get to the Dugout Ranch. Heidi has said as soon as she first saw the Dugout more than forty years ago she knew it was home.
You can never get enough love can you? So this Friday, on Utah NOW, we're offering an extended version - a special edition of our program on love. We'll explore that powerful bond that draws one person to another by way of science and art, and of course, stories. Here's the working question..."Just what is love?" (rebroadcast)
This week on Utah NOW we're profiling the StoryCorps Project. It's a venture that's been traveling the country collecting stories. They've been in Salt Lake since March and as they head out of town we'll take the opportunity to play some stories and talk about the model that drives the project...listening is an act of love. (rebroadcast)