Terry Gildea http://tpr.org en Judge Denies Stay Of Utah Same-Sex Marriages, Unions Continue http://tpr.org/post/judge-denies-stay-utah-same-sex-marriages-unions-continue Transcript <p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: <p>From NPR News, this is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. I'm Robert Siegel.<p>Marriages for gay couples will continue in Utah for the time being. A federal judge has denied a request to stay his own decision, a ruling he handed down last week. The judge ruled on Friday that Utah's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. From member station KUER in Salt Lake City, Terry Gildea reports.<p>TERRY GILDEA, BYLINE: At the Salt Lake County Clerk's office on Monday morning, Nathan Tanner and Jon Ayre exchanged vows.<p>UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN: I know pronounce you married. Mon, 23 Dec 2013 21:44:00 +0000 Terry Gildea 24036 at http://tpr.org Twice Rejected, LGBT Group Won't Give Up On Boy Scout Bid http://tpr.org/post/twice-rejected-lgbt-group-wont-give-boy-scout-bid Seventh-grader Senicka Arciaga-Spears wants to be a Boy Scout. Over a homemade Sunday evening dinner, he tells his two moms, Eliza and Kelly, that he wants to learn survival skills — including fishing and "dangerous hiking."<p>Eliza would like her son to join the Scouts, too. "They teach discipline and obedience and respect and self-sufficiency. I want that for him," she says. Wed, 31 Jul 2013 22:45:00 +0000 Terry Gildea 15852 at http://tpr.org Twice Rejected, LGBT Group Won't Give Up On Boy Scout Bid Sundance Subsidy Stirs Conservative Pushback http://tpr.org/post/sundance-subsidy-stirs-conservative-pushback A disagreement between supporters of the <a href="http://www.sundance.org/festival/" target="_blank">Sundance Film Festival</a> and a conservative think tank in Utah is raising questions about whether tax dollars should support the arts. The Sutherland Institute says some films screened at Sundance do not reflect Utah values.<p>The controversy began with a <a href="http://sutherlandinstitute.org/news/2013/01/11/complex-sundance-film/" target="_blank">blog post</a> on the Sutherland Institute's website. Tue, 22 Jan 2013 20:56:00 +0000 Terry Gildea 5153 at http://tpr.org Sundance Subsidy Stirs Conservative Pushback Wounded Vet Takes Pain Of War To Comedy Club http://tpr.org/post/wounded-vet-takes-pain-war-comedy-club <em>We first brought you the story of Staff Sgt. Bobby Henline last year. He was wounded in Iraq in 2007 and burned over nearly half his body.</em><p><em>After months of recovery, his life is slowly getting back to normal. Henline must endure grueling physical therapy because of injuries. But to help heal the wounds we can't see, he has taken up an interesting hobby, one that helps him employ the healing power of laughter. </em><p>It's open mic night at the Rivercenter Comedy Club in San Antonio. Fri, 25 Dec 2009 14:50:45 +0000 Terry Gildea & Terry Gildea 10144 at http://tpr.org Wounded Vet Takes Pain Of War To Comedy Club Burial Program Ensures Homeless Vets Not Forgotten http://tpr.org/post/burial-program-ensures-homeless-vets-not-forgotten <div></div><div>Despite an increase in awareness and services, the number of homeless veterans across the country remains high. While many programs try to give these vets a new life off the streets, some never make it back to stability. An effort by the military community strives to ensure the sacrifices these men have made will never be forgotten.</div><div><p> Fri, 10 Apr 2009 15:00:00 +0000 Terry Gildea 15343 at http://tpr.org Burial Program Ensures Homeless Vets Not Forgotten A Pregnant Pause, Reflections On Teen Pregnancy: A Three-Part Series http://tpr.org/post/pregnant-pause-reflections-teen-pregnancy-three-part-series <p>This series examined state legislative efforts to reduce teen pregnancy numbers and continued with a look at education and health care measures aimed at prevention through the efforts of Project WORTH. The final part of the series took a look at Seton Home and their efforts to provide financial and emotional support to teenage mothers.</p><p> Mon, 08 Oct 2007 19:37:34 +0000 Terry Gildea 5580 at http://tpr.org Texas League Umpires Shoot for the Big Leagues  http://tpr.org/post/texas-league-umpires-shoot-big-leagues <p></p><p>Many Americans grow up in love with the game of baseball. They dream of hitting it out of the park – turning a big double play, but how many dream of standing behind the plate and doing perhaps the toughest job in the game? Three umpires from the Texas League and their quest to wear blue in the bigs.</p> Mon, 10 Sep 2007 20:54:37 +0000 Terry Gildea 5585 at http://tpr.org