KTEP Local
2:00 pm
Sat April 19, 2014

EL PASO PRIME TIME: The Testicular Cancer Foundation's "Go Nuts" Bike Tour in El Paso

The second part of the show deals with a sensitive topic of testicular cancer which affects young men mostly, 15-35, but also stretches into all age groups. Riders Christopher Olsen and Jason Morton visited the KTEP studios along with the founder and CEO of the Testicular Cancer Foundation, Matt Ferstler. They talked about their stories of discovery, healing and tetimony to early detection of testicular cancer. The three are now back on the road, on their way through Texas, to their final destination, Orlando, Florida.

Read their blog about their journey at http://tcf.causevox.com/team/GoNuts, on Twitter at http://twitter.com/singlejingles, and on Facebook at http://facebook.com/singlejingles ***PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS THE FULL, UNEDITED VERSION OF THE CONVERSATION***

KTEP Local
1:59 pm
Sat April 19, 2014

EL PASO PRIME TIME: Kern Place Centennial: Full Conversation

In Part one of this episode, Cheryl Garing talks with Joe Atilano from the Kern Place Homeowners Association about its centennial celebration that is scheduled for Sunday, April 27,  from 2-4 PM, at Madeline Park. All are welcome to come and celebrate with the residents there. Also, 100 trees are being sold to fund further philanthropic events that the association has planned for the remainder of the year. The available trees are live oak, red oak, Bradford Pear and desert willow, and are available by emailing the association at kernplaceassociation@yahoo.com or by phoning Joe directly at (915)799-1913. Look for the association on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/kernplace ***THIS IS THE FULL VERSION of the conversation***  

KTEP Local
1:55 pm
Sat April 19, 2014

PERSPECTIVES: The Making of the ASARCO History DVD

Louie talks with noted El Paso historian and filmmaker Jackson Polk about his latest projects, including the capture of the ASARCO smokestacks' last days before their demolition, all captured for historical posterity. They talk about El Paso's history, including the downtown buildings that have been standing for a century, those that have been destroyed for urban renewal, and more.

To find out more about Jackson's works, the website is http://www.elpasogold.com/elpasogold/welcome.html and his weekly radio show may be accessed at https://www.facebook.com/pages/El-Paso-History-Radio-Show/232780006795399 The YouTube Channel by Capstone Productions is 

KTEP Local
1:27 pm
Sat April 19, 2014

EL PASO PRIME TIME: Kern Place Centennial, plus the "Go Nuts" for Testicular Cancer Bike Tour

In Part one of this episode, Cheryl Garing talks with Joe Atilano from the Kern Place Homeowners Association about its centennial celebration that is scheduled for Sunday, April 27,  from 2-4 PM, at Madeline Park. All are welcome to come and celebrate with the residents there. Also, 100 trees are being sold to fund further philanthropic events that the association has planned for the remainder of the year. The available trees are live oak, red oak, Bradford Pear and desert willow, and are available by emailing the association at kernplaceassociation@yahoo.com or by phoning Joe directly at (915)799-1913. Look for the association on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/kernplace

The second part of the show deals with a sensitive topic of testicular cancer which affects young men mostly, 15-35, but also stretches into all age groups. Riders Christopher Olsen and Jason Morton visited the KTEP studios along with the founder and CEO of the Testicular Cancer Foundation, Matt Ferstler. They talked about their stories of discovery, healing and tetimony to early detection of testicular cancer. The three are now back on the road, on their way through Texas, to their final destination, Orlando, Florida.

Read their blog about their journey at http://tcf.causevox.com/team/GoNuts, on Twitter at http://twitter.com/singlejingles, and on Facebook at http://facebook.com/singlejingles

The full versions of both conversations are also available here under El Paso Prime Time.

The Two-Way
1:16 pm
Sat April 19, 2014

Mount Everest: Avalanche Death Toll Rises To 13

Nepalese search team members rescue a survivor of an avalanche on Mount Everest Friday. At least 13 Nepalese guides preparing routes for commercial climbers were killed by an avalanche in the most deadly mountaineering accident ever on the world's highest peak.
Prakash Mathema AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Sat April 19, 2014 1:39 pm

Search teams have recovered the body of the 13th victim of a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest. Crews are digging through a mass of ice and snow in an unstable ice field on the world's tallest mountain in hopes of finding Sherpa guides who are still missing.

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KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat April 19, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: El Paso Artists Studio Tour

Artist, Krystyna Robbins previews the annual El Paso Artists Studio Tour featuring more than 36 artists in 23 locations throughout the area. 

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat April 19, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Chuco Libro Night

Georgina C. Perez, founder of TuLibro, invites the community to the 2nd Annual Chuco Libro Night – kind of like World Book Night, Chuco style!

Information:
www.TuLibro915.com

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat April 19, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Border Arts Residency

Willie Ray Parish, co-founder of the Border Arts Residency, is joined by current Border Arts Resident, Jessica Pizaña Roberts to talk about Leaping the Bull – a one-day exhibition of Pizaña Roberts’ video works, which reveal her research on religious myths, gender, and body politics.

Information:
www.borderartresidency.com  
www.jessicapizanaroberts.com

KTEP Local
11:29 am
Sat April 19, 2014

GOOD TO GROW: Chihuahuan Desert Gardens

Chihuahuan Desert Gardens
Credit Photo by Art Harris

  John White, Garden Curator for the Chihuahuan Desert Gardens, joins Denise & Norma to talk about the history of the Gardens, which are located on the UTEP campus.  Learn about the different plant varieties in the Gardens, and the different types of pollinators that visit the plants.  The Chihuahuan Desert Gardens are open every day of the year, sunrise to sunset, and you can view a plant database and get a walking tour map by visiting http://admin.utep.edu/Default.aspx?tabid=60234.  And don't forget about the annual FloraFest Native Plant Sale, taking place April 26 & 27 outside the Chihuahuan Desert Gardens!  John White will return next week to tell us more.

Aired April 19, 2014.

Around the Nation
11:22 am
Sat April 19, 2014

Extra Vaccination Push Underway In Ohio As Mumps Outbreak Spreads

Health officials are making an extra push for vaccination against mumps in Columbus, Ohio, in the wake of an outbreak that started at Ohio State University.
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Health officials in Columbus, Ohio, are calling the city's mumps outbreak the biggest since the development of the mumps vaccine in the 1940s.

Columbus generally gets an average of one case of mumps a year, but since February, there have been 244 cases reported in an outbreak that began on the Ohio State University campus. Most had already been vaccinated.

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