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4:13 pm
Tue February 8, 2005

Tuesday, February 8: Polish Joke

Salt Lake City, UT – David Ives' play "Polish Joke" looks at how we connect with or sometimes run from our ethnic identity. Doug talks to Ives, as well as director Kirstie Rosenfield and actor Michael Behrens about Salt Lake Acting Company's new production.

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KUER Local News
12:01 pm
Tue February 8, 2005

Utah Legislature - Day 24

Salt Lake City, UT – Lawmakers on Utah's Capitol Hill updated a state law that targets so-called 'spyware,' computer programs that automatically send information from your computer without your knowledge. And a leigslator appears to be backing away from a controversial divorce bill. Meantime, House lawmakers threw the first wrench into Governor Jon Huntsman's proposal to phase out the corporate income tax in Utah, because it might cost the state's public schools too much. KUER's Jenny Brundin reports

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
10:01 am
Tue February 8, 2005

Wednesday, February 9: God's Brothel

Salt Lake City, UT – Award-winning journalist Andrea Moore-Emmett's new book tells the story of 18 former polygamist wives. Doug talks to the author of "God's Brothel" about these women and the fundamentalist sects they left behind. (Repeat)

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2:49 pm
Mon February 7, 2005

Monday, February 7: HB 25 - Direct Entry Midwife Act

Salt Lake City, UT – A bill before the legislature would make lay midwifery legal again in Utah. Proponents say it would legalize a viable birthing option for parents. Opponents argue it will make homebirths less safe. RadioWest looks at the history of midwifery in America, and talks to people on both sides of the debate.

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KUER Local News
9:49 am
Fri February 4, 2005

Utah Legislature - Day 19

Salt Lake City, UT – A battle is brewing between Utah Governor Jon Huntsman and Republican lawmakers over a proposal that weakens the governor's leverage in passing certain budget priorities. The bill's sponsor argues that it's simply a stop-gap measure intended to keep government running should lawmakers fail to agree on a budget by the last day of the legislative session. Lawmakers also advanced a message to Congress on federal education policy. KUER's Jenny Brundin reports.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:11 pm
Thu February 3, 2005

Thursday, February 3: Exiles of the Kalahari

Thursday, February 3, 2005 – RadioWest looks at the forced resettlement of Bushmen to clear the way for diamond mining in Botswana. Doug is joined by journalists and activists Tom Price and Rupert Isaacson who have both written extensively on the issue.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:38 pm
Thu February 3, 2005

Friday, February 4: The Age of Egocasting

Friday, February 4, 2005 – Doug talks to Christine Rosen about technology, especially television, and its narrowing of our world view. Her article The Age of Egocasting appears in the current issue of The New Atlantis Monthly.

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3:51 pm
Thu February 3, 2005

Wednesday, February 2: This Divided State

Wednesday, February 2, 2005 – Following a legislative update from KUER's Jenny Brundin, RadioWest talks to documentary filmmaker Steven Greenstreet about his new film This Divided State. The work follows the controversy over Michael Moore's visit to Utah Valley State College.

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KUER Local News
10:21 am
Thu February 3, 2005

Utah Legislature - Day 18

Salt Lake City, UT – A legislative committee witnessed an emotional debate on Wednesday (2/2) over how to protect parents and families from false accusations of child abuse while protecting children at the same time. KUER's Jenny Brundin reports.

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KUER Local News
10:17 am
Thu February 3, 2005

I.J. Wagner

Salt Lake City, UT – I.J. Wagner will be remembered as the namesake of the I.J and Jeanne Wagner Jewish Community Center and the patron of the Rose Wagner Center for the Performing Arts. But KUER's Elaine Clark remembers Izzi Wagner in a much more personal way.

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KUER Local News
9:13 am
Wed February 2, 2005

Legislature - Day 17

Salt Lake City, UT – Senators on Utah's Capitol Hill yesterday killed a bill easing restrictions imposed on couples -- gay or straight -- by the state's gay marriage ban. KUER's Jenny Brundin reports.

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KUER Local News
9:50 am
Tue February 1, 2005

Legislature - Day 15

Salt Lake City, UT – Lawmakers on Utah's Capitol Hill had a full day Monday (1/31), taking up issues as diverse as divorce, child abuse, pet abuse, telecommunications deregulation and recovery from the flooding disaster in southern Utah. KUER's Jenny Brundin reports.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:21 pm
Mon January 31, 2005

Tuesday, February 1: The God Gene

Tuesday, February 1, 2005 – Geneticist Dean Hamer's book "The God Gene" explores how our inclination towards faith is influenced by our genes. Dr. Hamer joins Doug Fabrizio for a conversation that explores an intersection of science and religion. (Repeat)

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:52 pm
Mon January 31, 2005

Monday, January 31: Mutual Dependence Benefits Contract - SB 89

Monday, January 31, 2005 – Utah Senator Greg Bell has introduced the Mutual Dependence Benefits Contracts, which would give some benefits to couples who can't legally marry. The bill will get its final reading in the Senate this morning. RadioWest will talk to Senator Bell as well as supporters and detractors of SB 89.

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KUER Local News
1:45 pm
Fri January 28, 2005

The Other 'Dance' Film Festivals

Park City, UT – The Sundance Film Festival attracts thousands of people from around the world, and while they're in Park City, they're exposed to the Slamdance, TromaDance, even the 'SchmoozeDance' festivals. Metro Networks Salt Lake City News Bureau Chief Tom Jordan has been to all the alternative 'dance' festivals in Utah and explains to KUER's Dan Bammes just where they fit in.

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KUER Local News
1:41 pm
Fri January 28, 2005

Legislature - Day 11

Salt Lake City, UT – In a committee room packed with health insurance executives and patients, lawmakers took up a controversial bill that would allow consumers to go to any doctor or hospital they choose, even if that doctor or hospital is not part of their insurance network. Senators on Utah's Capitol Hill, meantime, advanced a bill to ban smoking in private clubs. KUER's Jenny Brundin reports

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:04 pm
Thu January 27, 2005

Thursday, January 27: Sundance: "Frozen Angels" and "The Education of Shelby Knox"

Thursday, January 27, 2005 – RadioWest profiles two documentaries at the Sundance Film Festival. "Frozen Angels" explores the world of human-reproductive technologies. Then, "The Education of Shelby Knox" takes on the question of sex education in America's schools.

Screenings:

"Frozen Angels"
Thursday, January 27, 2:30 p.m., Prospector Square Theatre
Friday, January 28, Midnight, Holiday Village Cinema

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
8:52 am
Thu January 27, 2005

Friday, January 28: Jazz Pianist Marcus Roberts

Friday, January 28, 2005 – Doug talks to premiere jazz pianist Marcus Roberts. Roberts will play live piano from the studio, and discuss his career playing with Wynton Marsalis and The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
10:06 am
Wed January 26, 2005

Wednesday, January 26: Sundance: Films in the West

Wednesday, January 26, 2005 – Radiowest looks at two Sundance film entries set in the West. "Steal Me" and "Who Killed Cock Robin?" Doug also talks to the creator of the short "The Fair."

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Steal Me:
Wednesday, Jaunuary 26, 6:30 p.m., Peery's Egyptian Theater, Ogden

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KUER Local News
9:10 am
Wed January 26, 2005

Legislature - Day 9

Salt Lake CIty, UT – Tuesday on Utah's Capitol Hill, a legislative committee passed a bill targeting repeat drunk drivers. Lawmakers also took up the issue of seat belt use, surrogate parenting and the perennial squabble between banks and credit unions. KUER's Jenny Brundin reports.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:51 pm
Tue January 25, 2005

Tuesday, January 25: Sundance - "New York Doll"

Tuesday, January 25, 2005 – Doug talks to director Greg Whiteley and producer Seth Gordon about their new documentary "New York Doll." It's a funny and touching look at bass player Arthur "Killer" Kane's search for God, happiness and a reunion of the band "New York Dolls."

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KUER Local News
9:24 am
Tue January 25, 2005

Legislature - Day 8

Salt Lake City, UT – On Utah's Capitol Hill Monday, lawmakers took up a number of issues, including legalizing the practice of midwifery, giving parents more power to make medical decisions for their children, and planning for Utah's booming aging population. But first, KUER's Jenny Brundin reports on how final action on whether Utah will accept higher levels of radioactive waste could come later in the legislative session.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:21 pm
Mon January 24, 2005

Monday, January 24: Sundance - "This Revolution" and "Shake Hands with the Devil"

Monday, January 24, 2005 – Doug talks to director Stephen Marshall and Amy Redford about Marshall's Sundance entry "This Revolution." Also joining us is director Peter Raymont of "Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire."

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KUER Local News
2:59 pm
Thu January 20, 2005

Legislature - Day 3

Salt Lake City, UT – A legislative committee passed a bill Wednesday (1/19) that sets up a sweeping set of guidelines for how courts determine who parents are, and whether couples can use surrogate mothers. They also signed off on a bill to help more children who live in homes where they experience domestic violence. KUER's Jenny Brundin reports from Utah's Capitol Hill.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:55 pm
Thu January 20, 2005

Friday, January 21: Kinsey

Friday, January 21, 2005 – Doug talks to Julia Heiman, director of the Kinsey Institute at Indiana University, and Barak Goodman, producer, writer and director of American Experience's new documentary Kinsey. The conversation looks at the controversial and ground-breaking work on human sexuality by Alfred Kinsey in the 1940s.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
6:09 pm
Wed January 19, 2005

Wednesday, January 19: JFK's Inaugural Address

Wednesday, January 19, 2005 – RadioWest talks to author Thurston Clarke about his book "Ask Not: The Inauguration of John F. Kennedy and the Speech that changed America."

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
1:39 pm
Wed January 19, 2005

Thursday, January 20: 2005 Sundance Preview

Thursday, January 20, 2005 – RadioWest looks at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival with festival director Geoff Gilmore and Salt Lake Tribune film critic Sean Means. Doug is also joined by Dan Roos, director of "Happy Endings," which opens the festival January 20th.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
1:07 pm
Mon January 17, 2005

Monday, January 17: Savage Summit

Monday, January 17, 2005 – Jennifer Jordan joins us to talk about her new book. "Savage Summit" tells the extraordinary stories of five women who summitted K2 on the Pakistan-China border.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
9:52 am
Mon January 17, 2005

Tuesday, January 18: Black and Mormon

Tuesday, January 18, 2005 – Doug talks with Newell Bringhurst and Darron Smith, editors of the new book "Black and Mormon." Also joined by BYU Sociologist Cardell Jacobson, the conversation looks at the role of Blacks in the LDS Church. (Repeat)

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KUER Local News
10:57 am
Fri January 14, 2005

The Life and Work of Mario Capecchi - Part 5

Distinguished Professor Mario Capecchi
University of Utah
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