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KUER Local News
3:25 am
Thu January 26, 2006

Sundance & The Immigrant Experience

Park City, UT – The 2006 Sundance Film Festival is showcasing several documentaries and dramatic films about people moving from one country to another. The films delve into the meaning of their immigrant experience of trying to but never quite succeeding at reconciling the different worlds they inhabit. KUER's Tasha Cook reports.

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Jazz
9:25 am
Wed January 25, 2006

The Yellowjackets Hit Salt Lake City Like a Rhythmic Tornado

The Yellowjackets took the stage at the Sheraton Hotel for the first GAM Sheraton Jazz show of the year.

Salt Lake City, UT – The Yellowjackets hit Salt Lake City like a rhythmic tornado. Monday night January 23rd The Yellowjackets took the stage at the Sheraton Hotel for the first GAM Sheraton Jazz show of the year.

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KUER Local News
3:40 am
Wed January 25, 2006

Sundance & The War in Iraq

Park City, UT – KUER continues its coverage of the 2006 Sundance Film Festival with a look at one of the most pressing issues facing the United States--the war in Iraq. KUER's Tasha Cook examines festival films on the war and its human toll.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
1:39 am
Wed January 25, 2006

Thursday, January 26: God Grew Tired of Us

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KUER Local News
1:16 am
Wed January 25, 2006

Legislative Action Targets Abuse

Salt Lake City, UT – Utah lawmakers took up the issue of abuse in several forms yesterday. Bills advanced addressing dating violence, animal abuse and making sure licensed home day care providers don't have family members who've abused in the past. KUER's Jenny Brundin reports.

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KUER Local News
3:33 am
Tue January 24, 2006

Sundance & Migration

Park City, UT – As part of KUER's ongoing coverage of the 2006 Sundance Film Festival, KUER's Tasha Cook looks at a trend among this year's documentary offerings.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:14 am
Tue January 24, 2006

Wednesday, January 25: All Aboard! Rosie's Family Cruise

Salt Lake City, UT – When Rosie and Kelli O'Donnell chartered a ship to offer gays and lesbians a welcoming, family-centered vacation, 500 families signed on. Despite being confronted on Nassau by angry protestors -- a first time experience in prejudice for many of the young children on the trip -- the O'Donnells, parents of four, created an environment defined by love. RadioWest continues its Sundance coverage as Doug talks to director Shari Cookson about filming the cruise, and about what "family" means in today's society.

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KUER Local News
12:54 am
Tue January 24, 2006

Sundance Roundup

Sundance Film Festival packs Main Street in Park City, Utah.
Tasha Cook

Park City, UT – Park City is crowded with this week with thousands of worldwide visitors. They're in town for the 25th annual Sundance Film Festival. KUER's Tasha Cook spent the weekend taking in the festival's sights and sounds and filed this report.

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KUER Local News
11:21 pm
Mon January 23, 2006

Bill Eroding Governor's Power on Hazardous Waste Moving Through Legislature

Salt Lake City, UT – A Senate committee advanced a bill yesterday that could diminish the governor's role in regulating hazardous waste sites in Utah. Meantime, the House passed a bill to suspend the driver's licenses of deadbeat parents, and a new plan was introduced to allow small businesses to buy into the health plan for state employees. KUER's Dan Bammes reports from Utah's Capitol Hill.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
11:19 pm
Mon January 23, 2006

Tuesday, January 24: Actor Michael York

Salt Lake City, UT – Renowned actor Michael York will be in Cedar City this weekend performing "Rogues and Vagabonds: An entertainment about actors and acting." Doug Fabrizio talked to York last March about acting Shakespeare, and about his long and varied career. (Repeat)

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KUER Local News
9:46 am
Mon January 23, 2006

Youth Waves #10 - Stereotyping

Salt Lake City, UT – This morning's piece is from Sean Way. He' 17 years old and lives in Salt Lake City. Today, in our continuing series Youth Waves, he brings us his perspective on stereotyping teenagers.

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KUER Local News
12:54 am
Mon January 23, 2006

Search Narrows for Gene Linked to Autism

Salt Lake City, UT – Scientists have known for a long time that autism runs in families. Now a team of researchers at the University of Utah has narrowed the search for a gene linked to the disorder by using the state's unique database of genealogical records and focusing on one family. KUER's Dan Bammes talks with Hilary Coon, research associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Utah School of Medicine.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:04 am
Fri January 20, 2006

Monday, January 23: Sundance & American Hardcore

American Hardcore: Danny Spira, Wasted Youth, Los Angeles, 1981
Photo by Edward Colver

Salt Lake City, UT – As RadioWest begins its Sundance coverage, Doug Fabrizio talks to Sharon Waxman, author of "Rebels on the Backlot." Her book is a look at six maverick film directors who changed American filmmaking. He then talks to Slamdance Film Festival co-founder Paul Rachman, whose new film "American Hardcore" is part of this year's Sundance Film Festival.

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KUER Local News
10:10 pm
Thu January 19, 2006

Legislature Struggles with Ethics Reform

Salt Lake City, UT – For years, Utah lawmakers have wrestled with whether to place restrictions on the gifts lobbyists give to them. Jazz tickets, expensive meals, golf games that's all been part of the package of being a state lawmaker. And for years, the Republican majority has opposed restricting gifts. But they did take a small step toward that end yesterday by expanding Utah's gift disclosure law. Meantime, in the state Senate, lawmakers advanced a bill to ban smoking in private clubs and taverns. KUER's Jenny Brundin reports.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
8:32 am
Thu January 19, 2006

Friday, January 20: Jonestown

A stone in Oakland, California commemorates the unclaimed victims of the 1978 Jonestown Massacre.
www.thecemeteryproject.com
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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:02 am
Thu January 19, 2006

Thursday, January 19: Abortion and Parental Consent

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KUER Local News
1:59 am
Thu January 19, 2006

Water Project Bills Moving Through Legislature

Salt Lake City, UT – A series of bills advanced yesterday on Utah's Capitol Hill to pave the path for the development of two massive water projects to serve Utah's growing population. Altogether, the two will ultimately carry a price tag of almost a billion dollars. KUER's Jenny Brundin reports.

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KUER Local News
10:28 pm
Tue January 17, 2006

Utah Legislature Gets Down to Business Early

Salt Lake City, UT – Hiking the minimum wage in Utah has a lot of popular support. But a new report is advising state lawmakers to wait on the move. Also on Capitol Hill yesterday, a bill advanced to remove the sales tax from unprepared food. Another bill moved forward that would change the way schools teach the theory of evolution. KUER's Jenny Brundin reports.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:57 am
Tue January 17, 2006

Wednesday, January 18: The Exonerated

KUER Local News
1:41 am
Tue January 17, 2006

State Surplus: Your Money, Your Choice --Part I

KUER Local News
1:40 am
Tue January 17, 2006

State Surplus: Your Money, Your Choice--Part II

Salt Lake City, UT – Utah lawmakers will be grappling with priorities for spending as they get down to business in this legislative session. And with the state's growth and some recent good economic news, legislators have a one-billion-dollar surplus to divvy up. A poll commissioned recently by KUER, KUED and The Salt Lake Tribune tried to find out where Utahns want the money spent. KUER's Tasha Cook reports on two of the highlights - strong support for education and boosting the minimum wage.

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KUER Local News
12:40 am
Tue January 17, 2006

Youth Waves #9 - My Own Third World

Salt Lake City, UT – Traveling to other places prompts Ashlye to travel inside: to her own "third world". It's an observance of the real made imaginary. This exercise gives her the perspective needed to stay grounded wherever she is.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
12:37 am
Mon January 16, 2006

Tuesday, January 17: Government Records Access

Salt Lake City, UT – A Utah state legislative task force has been meeting since May of 2005 to review the Government Records Access and Management Act. Four bills are being introduced this session to amend GRAMA, and opponents worry that new limitations on e-mail disclosure will hinder citizen access to the workings of elected officials. RadioWest looks at the impact pending legislation would have on personal correspondence and the public's right to open government.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
1:40 am
Fri January 13, 2006

Monday, January 16: 2006 Legislative Session

Salt Lake City, UT – January 16th is the first day of Utah's 2006 Legislative Session. Along with issues like increasing the state minimum wage, labeling evolution a theory and construction of water projects, legislators will have to decide what to do with a one billion dollar budget surplus. Doug Fabrizio is joined by Rebecca Walsh and Dan Harrie of the Salt Lake Tribune, Ken Verdoia of KUED and University of Utah Political Science Professor Matthew Burbank for a look at the upcoming agenda.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:09 am
Thu January 12, 2006

Friday, January 13: Magic in America

Journalist and Author Christine Wicker

Salt Lake City, UT – America is fascinated with magic -- from blockbuster movies to television and computer games. When former religion writer and author Christine Wicker set out across the country to find out why, she found a diverse collection of people who believe in the paranormal. Doug Fabrizio talks to Wicker -- on the Friday the 13th no less -- about these beliefs, and how they survive in seeming contradiction to the traditional religions generally espoused in our country.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:09 am
Thu January 12, 2006

Friday, January 13: Magic in America

Journalist and Author Christine Wicker

Salt Lake City, UT – America is fascinated with magic -- from blockbuster movies to television and computer games. When former religion writer and author Christine Wicker set out across the country to find out why, she found a diverse collection of people who believe in the paranormal. Doug Fabrizio talks to Wicker -- on the Friday the 13th no less -- about these beliefs, and how they survive in seeming contradiction to the traditional religions generally espoused in our country.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:35 am
Wed January 11, 2006

Thursday, January 12: Women in Utah Politics

Salt Lake City, UT – Doug Fabrizio leads a panel discussion with women policymakers on the roles and challenges they face in Utah politics. We're joined by Salt Lake County Deputy Mayor Karen Okabe, Utah State Director of Administrative Services D'Arcy Dixon Pignanelli, the Salt Lake Chamber's Natalie Gochnour and by historian Kathryn MacKay. The program will be broadcast live from the Hinckley Institute of Politics on the University of Utah campus, subject to the Samuel Alito Supreme Court hearings.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:49 am
Tue January 10, 2006

Wednesday, January 11: Cancelling Brokeback Mountain

KUER Local News
11:18 am
Mon January 9, 2006

Youth Waves #8 - My Dad the Boiler Maker

Salt Lake City, UT – Today's story is from Eric Orwin who lives in Salt Lake City. Eric loves his dad. His dad is a boiler maker, who welds metal every day. This is one of my favorite pieces in our series Youth Waves, not because it's polished and professional, because its not. Eric is 13 years old and you'll notice he reads haltingly. But this radio piece is innocent and fresh and real. And it shows a teenager's pure love for his dad.

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KUER Local News
11:11 am
Mon January 9, 2006

Student Rockets Soar in Southern Utah

Students prepare to launch their rockets near Green River, Ut.
Sheri Quinn
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