KPLU-FM: Sadie Babits http://wyso.org en Lady Houdini's Escape Act Breaks Through Not Just Handcuffs http://wyso.org/post/lady-houdinis-escape-act-breaks-through-not-just-handcuffs <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qXmVPVs6Eq8</p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 20:51:00 +0000 KPLU-FM: Sadie Babits 38490 at http://wyso.org Lady Houdini's Escape Act Breaks Through Not Just Handcuffs Two Very Different Cyclists Steer The Way From Idaho To London Olympics http://wyso.org/post/two-very-different-cyclists-steer-way-idaho-london-olympics Two American women cyclists from Idaho will <a href="http://npr.stats.com/olympics/schedule.asp?sport=CYC">race at this summer's Olympics</a>. And their events couldn't be more different: Kristin Armstrong races the clock, wearing an aerodynamic teardrop helmet in the time trial.<p>Meanwhile, mountain biker Georgia Gould combines speed with technical prowess to navigate rocky descents and dirt trails.<p><p><strong>Training In The Desert</strong><p>It's 108 degrees on this strip of road in southern Idaho's desert. Mon, 23 Jul 2012 21:49:00 +0000 KPLU-FM: Sadie Babits 19450 at http://wyso.org Two Very Different Cyclists Steer The Way From Idaho To London Olympics Doctor's Exhibit Paints Picture Of War's Impact http://wyso.org/post/doctors-exhibit-paints-picture-wars-impact After a decade of war in Iraq and Afghanistan, thousands of wounded veterans return home needing treatment and rehabilitation.<p>Their injuries, both physical and mental, have an emotional impact on their caregivers. And Dr. Sun, 17 Jul 2011 16:15:00 +0000 KPLU-FM: Sadie Babits 1746 at http://wyso.org Doctor's Exhibit Paints Picture Of War's Impact Doctor Paints Trauma Of Young Veterans http://wyso.org/post/doctor-paints-trauma-young-veterans Dr. Bill Blahd has seen a lot of trauma in his 30 years as an emergency room doctor. But he says nothing could have fully prepared him for his job at the Veterans Hospital in Boise. Most of his patients are veterans from past wars, Korea, Vietnam and even World War II. But it's the trauma of younger veterans that also haunts him. He turns those images into powerful paintings on canvas depicting the impact of war. Sadie Babits of Boise State Public Radio reports. Sun, 17 Jul 2011 12:00:00 +0000 KPLU-FM: Sadie Babits 1743 at http://wyso.org