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CityViews 1/7/12: Olympics 2026?/”Dido and Aeneas”

Segment 1: Salt Lake City wants to relive its 2002 Olympic dream and will go for the gold to host another Winter

CityViews 1/3/13: Salt Lake County Mayor-Elect Ben McAdams/Carol Masheter onWanderlust

Segment 1: Ben McAdams has served as a Democrat in the Utah Senate since 2009 and as a top adviser to Salt

CityViews 1/2/13: Salt Lake County Mayor Peter Corroon/Utah’s Economic Forecast 2013

Segment 1: In 2004, Salt Lake County voters elected a political newcomer to bring fresh ideas and restore faith in a scandal-rocked

CityViews 12/20/12: The End is Nigh?/EVE 2012

Segment 1: The Mayan calendar, which dates back to 3114 B.C., ends on Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 and that landmark moment has

CityViews 12/19/12: Good Urbanism/Vacations and the Entrepreneur

Segment 1: Making a place a more vibrant and more appealing place to live is a top concern for cities and towns

CityViews 12/13/12: The Piano Guys/ “Anything Worth Doing”

  Segment 1: It all started as an online advertising ploy for a St. George piano store. Now, 130 million YouTube views

CityViews 12/11/12: Fear of the Queer Child/The Mormon Gay Website

  Segment 1: The fear that somehow homosexuality is contagious or that children can be persuaded or seduced into being gay has

CityViews 12/5/12: The Andromeda Project/Foreclosure Help

  Segment 1: Astronomers are urging everyone to get to know your neighbor. Your galactic neighbor, that is. Andromeda is the closest

CityViews 11/28/12: Air Quality Colors/Science Meets Art

  Segment 1: For the past decade, air quality alerts in Utah have mirrored a traffic light, with green meaning clean skies,

CityViews 11/27/12: Transportation in the Canyons/LeConte Stewart

Segment 1: Traffic congestion, a lack of parking and issues between pedestrians, bikes and vehicles aren’t just city issues. As more and

CityViews 11/13/12: Understanding Muslim Societies/Howard on Liszt

  Segment 1: The U.S. had a cozy relationship with Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak. That is, until his ultimate ouster nearly two

CityViews 11/5/12: Parks on the Ballot/Year-Round Market?

  Segment 1: If the polls are right, Salt Lake County voters are likely willing to shell out about $6 a year

CityViews 10/31/12: Horror Films & Haunted Houses/Protesting Tar Sands

Segment 1: Haunted houses are big business this time of year and scary movies are popular year round. Why are we drawn

CityViews 10/18/12: Social Justice from the Frontlines/Nancy Holt

Segment 1: From child welfare to truancy to how the criminal justice system handles prostitution, social work intersects with the law in

CityViews 10/4/12: Designing the Utah Performing Arts Center/The State of Utah Nonprofits

  Segment 1: The Utah Performing Arts Center is emerging as a centerpiece of a vibrant downtown Salt Lake City. So what

CityViews 10/1/12: DaVinci’s Genius/Service and Purpose

  Segment 1: For over 500 years, people have marveled at the incredible mind of Leonardo da Vinci. The son of a

CityViews 9/27/12: Eye-Popping Pop-ups/Journey of the Baha’i Faith

  Segment 1: To say Robert Sabuda makes pop-up books is accurate, but understated. Sabuda’s 3-D creations are as much impressive works

CityViews 9/25/12: Women in the Boardroom/Collective Change

  Segment 1: A new study out of BYU and Princeton shows that women speak less in meetings when they are outnumbered

CityViews 9/17/12: Utah Radicals/225th Constitutional Anniversary Wishes

  Segment 1: The Utah of the 21st century is known for its social and political conservatism, but surprisingly, the Beehive State

CityViews 9/10/12: “Half the Sky” /Mexico Then & Now

Segment 1: Too many women around the world face forced prostitution, sex trafficking and gender-based violence. But a movement against the oppression

CityViews 9/4/12: A Plan to Save History/In Memoriam: Jim Judd

Segment 1: Since the 2010 dispute in Salt Lake City’s Yalecrest neighborhood, the phrase “historic preservation” has been fighting words. But a

CityViews 8/27/12: “Watershed”/Building Better Batteries

Segment 1: The Colorado River, which flows 1,450 miles through the desert Southwest, provides life-giving water to 30 million people. But climate

CityViews 8/20/12: Rivers on the Rebound/Coexisting with the Utah Prairie Dog

Segment 1: Historically, America’s rivers have been developed, polluted and neglected. But scholar Dan McCool asserts that the nation’s waterways are returning

Saturday’s Voyeur 2012/The Grand Old Flag

Saturday’s Voyeur 2012/The Grand Old Flag Segment 1: “Saturday’s Voyeur,” Salt Lake Acting Company’s annual theatrical romp through the headlines, takes full

CityViews 6/21/12: Pilar Pobil/David Estes

Utah Arts Festival 2012: Pilar Pobil/David Estes Segment 1: From materials to genres to themes, the artist Pilar Pobil doesn’t like boundaries.

CityViews 6/11/12: Terry Tempest Williams/Walking the Granary

Segment 1: Award-winning author Terry Tempest Williams looked forward to reading the volumes of journals her mother left to her after her

CityViews 5/28/12: Making Furry Best Friends/”1493″

  Segment 1: Thirty years ago, animal shelters routinely euthanized stray cats and dogs to the tune of 17 million a year.

CityViews 5/7/12: Student Debt/”Race for the Cure”

Segment 1: College students in Utah have the lowest student loan debt in the country. But according to a Salt Lake Tribune

CityViews 5/3/12: Healing a Broken Heart/Children’s Voices

Segment 1: A broken heart may be just a metaphor, but neurologically the emotional pain of heartbreak and mourning can feel like

CityViews 11/7/11: The Fate of Granite High

Segment 1: South Salt Lake wants to buy the old Granite High School building for a community center, but to do it,