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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
1:31 pm
Thu October 13, 2005

Friday, October 14: Your Personal Economy - Women's Financial Issues

RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:11 pm
Wed October 12, 2005

Thursday, October 13: Author Katharine Coles - Fire Season

Utah Writer and Poet Katharine Coles

Salt Lake City, UT – Utah writer and poet Katharine Coles has just published her latest novel "Fire Season." Set in rural Utah, Coles portrays cancer-stricken downwinders, an AIDS suffering black-sheep of a Mormon family, drought and wildfires. It's a story of death and renewal, and ultimately, of the power of human goodness to prevail.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:10 pm
Tue October 11, 2005

Wednesday, October 12: Madness Visible

Journalist Janine di Giovanni

Salt Lake City, UT – Journalist Janine di Giovanni's book "Madness Visible" portrays the individuals who must experience war first hand. di Giovanni is in Utah as part of the Salt Lake Film Center's series of films that examine the role of the war correspondent. She joins Doug Fabrizio in studio to talk about her book, and about her personal observations of the conflicts that are reshaping our world.

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KUER Local News
10:56 am
Tue October 11, 2005

U of U Medical School Celebtrates 100th Birthday

Salt Lake City, UT – The University of Utah's School of Medicine is celebrating its 100th year this week. It opened its doors as a humble, two year school in 1905 and is now considered one of the top 20 medical programs in the United States. Jenny talks with Dr. Chase Peterson - former president of the University of Utah and a Professor in the University's School of Medicine.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:02 pm
Mon October 10, 2005

Tuesday, October 11: Cities in the Wilderness

Bruce Babbitt

Salt Lake City, UT – While the urban environment and nature are frequently seen as mutually exclusive, former Secretary of the Interior Bruce Babbitt envisions a balance between development and our natural landscape. Doug Fabrizio talks to Babbitt about his new book "Cities in the Wilderness," and about his vision for a national land use plan.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:16 pm
Fri October 7, 2005

Friday, October 7: Utahns and Drug Abuse

Salt Lake City, UT – The average drug user in Utah is male, 31 years old, white and LDS. RadioWest looks at what makes people turn to addictive drugs, and what methods of prevention and treatment can successfully address the problem. (Repeat)

Learn more about Utah's epidemic of substance abuse. Kathleen Weiler's Substance of Denial will re-air Sunday, October 16 at 4:00 p.m. on KUED Channel 7.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:54 pm
Fri October 7, 2005

Monday, October 10: Changing Minds

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KUER Local News
11:43 am
Thu October 6, 2005

New Tax Proposal for Utah

Salt Lake City, UT – Governor Jon Huntsman unveiled a "flatter" tax proposal yesterday, one that he says is simpler, protects low and moderate income families, and stimulates economic growth. The proposal's top tax rate is 5%, which would give Utah the lowest income tax rate in the West except for Colorado, and Wyoming and Nevada - which have no income taxes. KUER'S Jenny Brundin reports.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:56 pm
Wed October 5, 2005

Thursday, October 6: The Graphic Novel

Salt Lake City, UT – Over 25 years ago, the Graphic Novel took the art of cartooning from the realm of children into adult fiction. Cartoonist Batton Lash and editor Jackie Estrada will be in Utah as part of the Great Salt Lake Book Festival, and join Doug Fabrizio to talk about the genre. Later in the program, Doug talks to Alex Caldiero and others on the 50th Anniversary of poet Allen Ginsberg's "Howl."

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:59 pm
Tue October 4, 2005

Wednesday, October 5: The Hummingbird's Daughter

Author Luis Alberto Urrea

Salt Lake City, UT – Luis Urrea tells the powerful story of his legendary great aunt, Teresita. Famed throughout Mexico for the power to heal with her touch, the family ranch becomes a center of pilgrimage for the people and a source of concern for the government on the eve of the revolution. Urrea will be in Salt Lake City this week as part of the Great Salt Lake Book Festival, and he joins Doug Fabrizio to talk about his novel, "The Hummingbird's Daughter."

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:42 pm
Mon October 3, 2005

Tuesday, October 4: Lessons from Katrina

Salt Lake City, UT – Over the last month, images from the Gulf Coast region have made many across the country question their own preparedness for a natural disaster. Today on RadioWest, we'll talk to scientists and government officials about the realities of Utah's potential for geological catastrophe. How will local and state governments respond, and what is the responsibility of the individual to prepare their household?

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:57 pm
Fri September 30, 2005

Monday, October 3: America's Constitution

Constitutional Law Scholar Akhil Reed Amar

Salt Lake City, UT – As new Chief Justice John Roberts opens the October 2005 term of the Supreme Court, RadioWest takes a look at the document which serves as the basis for the country's law. Doug Fabrizio is joined by constitutional law scholar and author Akhil Reed Amar. His new book is called "America's Constitution: A Biography."

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KUER Local News
11:25 am
Fri September 30, 2005

The National Children's Study

September 30, 2005 – The largest U-S study of children ever undertaken is one step closer to being realized. The National Institutes of Health say the study could help improve the nation's health. And, Utah will play a vital role in its launch and development. KUER's Tasha Cook explains why in this report:

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KUER Local News
3:17 pm
Thu September 29, 2005

Study Shows Comprehensive School Reform Working in Utah Schools

RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:05 pm
Thu September 29, 2005

Friday, September 30: The Most Sensational, Inspirational ...

RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:49 pm
Wed September 28, 2005

Thursday, September 29: The Art Critic

Salt Lake City, UT – Utah has a rich and well-established arts community, and an integral part of that is the art critic. His or her role, however, can be imagined in a number of ways. Is it the job of the critic to foster the arts or is his responsibility to the arts consumer? Doug Fabrizio talks to dance critic Marcia Siegel, NPR's film critic Bob Mondello, the Salt Lake Tribune's Sean Means, and Art Theory Professor Lane Relyea of Northwestern University.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:38 pm
Tue September 27, 2005

Wednesday, September 27: Children and the Divorce Cycle

University of Utah Professor Nicholas Wolfinger

Salt Lake City, UT – Although children of divorced parents often vow to not repeat the same mistakes, research indicates that they face unfavorable odds. Doug Fabrizio talks to Dr. Nicholas Wolfinger, author of the new book "Understanding the Divorce Cycle: The Children of Divorce in their Own Marriages."(Repeat)

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:59 pm
Mon September 26, 2005

Tuesday, September 26: On the Ridge Between Life and Death

Author and Climber David Roberts

Salt Lake City, UT – Despite witnessing three fatal mountain climbing accidents before the age of 22, David Roberts insists that his greatest pleasure comes from the mountains. Doug Fabrizio talks to Roberts about the passion he describes in his new book, "On the Ridge Between Life and Death: A Climbing Life Reexamined."

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:02 pm
Mon September 26, 2005

Monday, September 26: Population and the Planet

Salt Lake City, UT – Werner Fornos, the President of The Population Institute, is reminding people that by mid-century, the number of people in countries struggling with poverty, hunger and disease will approach 8 billion. Fornos is coming to Utah this week to talk about the implications of world population issues. Doug Fabrizio talks to Fornos, along with Pam Perlich of the University of Utah and Anne O'Connell of the Utah Population and Environment Coalition.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:24 pm
Fri September 23, 2005

Saturday, September 24: RadioWest and Silent Film

Salt Lake City, UT – KUER public radio invites listeners to take a reprieve from the high-tech world with an evening of silent film on Saturday, September 24th at 7 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre. The box office will open at 5:45 p.m. (Please note that there was a date error in Friday's Deseret News column.)

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KUER Local News
3:43 pm
Fri September 23, 2005

Old World, New Kitchen - Elizabeth Diansongi

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
1:51 pm
Fri September 23, 2005

Friday, September 23: No god but God

Author Reza Aslan

Salt Lake City, UT – The scholar Reza Aslan joins Doug Fabrizio to explain just how it is that the ancient ideals of Islam have come to be the creed of jihadists and terrorists. Aslan's book "No god but God" explores the origins of the faith of Mohammed and the way it has evolved over time.

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KUER Local News
2:57 pm
Thu September 22, 2005

Legacy Highway & Domestic Partner Benefits

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:55 pm
Wed September 21, 2005

Thursday, September 22: Nuclear Waste Risk at Skull Valley

Salt Lake City, UT – After a brief update on the Legacy Highway settlement following Wednesday's State Legislature interim session, RadioWest looks at the risk of storing nuclear waste in Skull Valley.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
6:00 pm
Tue September 20, 2005

Wednesday, September 21: Childhood Obesity

FoodPlay Productions uses theater and juggling to turn kids into healthy eaters.

Salt Lake City, UT – In the United States, one in four children is overweight and already shows signs of high cholesterol. Nutritionist Barbara Storper of FoodPlay Productions is in Utah educating students on adolescent obesity, eating disorders, body image, and unhealthy media messages. Doug Fabrizio talks to Storper and to Pediatric Dietitian Margaret Braae of Primary Children's Medical Center about their message to parents and children.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:44 pm
Mon September 19, 2005

Tuesday, September 20: Reports from Katrina's Aftermath

Salt Lake City, UT – Doug Fabrizio talks to Western journalists on their return from the devastation left behind by Hurricane Katrina. He's joined in studio by NPR's rural affairs correspondent Howard Berkes, and Tucson author Charles Bowden who is writing for GQ magazine.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:59 pm
Fri September 16, 2005

Monday, September 19: Rulon Gardner

Salt Lake City, UT – Two-time Olympic Greco-Roman Wrestling medalist Rulon Gardner is in Salt Lake City for a reading from his new book "Never Stop Pushing." RadioWest talks to Gardner about his journey from Wyoming farmboy to the US Olympic Team.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:10 pm
Thu September 15, 2005

Friday, September 16: Patient A

RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:07 pm
Wed September 14, 2005

Thursday, September 15: Nuclear Storage in Skull Valley

Salt Lake City, UT – RadioWest looks at the recent decision to allow Private Fuel Storage LLC to store nuclear waste on the Skull Valley Indian Reservation.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:30 pm
Wed September 14, 2005

Wednesday, September 14: John Roberts Confirmation Hearings - Day 3

Salt Lake City, UT – RadioWest continues its local analysis of the Senate Confirmation Hearings for Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Doug Fabrizio talks to Melinda Wittstock at KUER's Capitol Hill Bureau, Utah Republic Party Chairman Joseph Cannon, and University of Utah Law Professor Erik Luna.br>
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