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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:37 pm
Tue July 12, 2005

Wednesday, July 13: Sundance Summit Wrap-Up

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:15 pm
Tue July 12, 2005

Tuesday, July 12: No god but God

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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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
1:08 pm
Fri July 8, 2005

Monday, July 11: Chang-rae Lee's "Aloft"

Salt Lake City, UT – Doug talks with author Chang-rae Lee, who was named by The New Yorker Magazine as one of the 20 Best Writers Under 40. His latest book, Aloft, is set in the American suburb and re-examines the meaning of the American character. (Repeat)

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:02 pm
Thu July 7, 2005

Friday, July 8: No Safe Haven

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:48 pm
Wed July 6, 2005

Wednesday, July 6: The Ghost of RS 2477

Salt Lake City, UT – Old roads are seen as the key to control of large areas of public land in Utah, roads that were authorized by a federal law that has long since been repealed. Mike Swenson of the Utah Shared Access Alliance and Heidi McIntosh of the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance share opposing views on the legacy of RS 2477.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
1:45 pm
Wed July 6, 2005

Thursday, July 7: Saving our Children from Nature Deficit Disorder

Salt Lake City, UT – Kids today have little hands-on contact with the natural world. Many learn in school about global warming and acid rain, but have never seen a bunny hop through the woods. Teresa Jordan talks to childhood development author Richard Louv about his new book "Last Child in the Woods: Saving our Children from Nature Deficit Disorder."

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
11:22 am
Tue July 5, 2005

Tuesday, July 5: Mouth Sounds

Salt Lake City, UT – Fred Newman has created voices and sounds for movies including "Gremlins" and "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?" He also tours with Garrison Keillor creating improvised sound effects for "A Prairie Home Companion." He joins RadioWest in the studio to share some secrets on making melodious, whimsical and sometimes rude sounds with your mouth. (Repeat)

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
11:04 am
Fri July 1, 2005

Monday, July 4: Alexander Hamilton

Salt Lake City, UT – Doug talks with National Book Award winner Ron Chernow about his latest book, "Alexander Hamilton." (Repeat)

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
9:59 am
Fri July 1, 2005

Friday, July 1: Founding Mothers

Salt Lake City, UT – Doug talks to with NPR's senior news analyst Cokie Roberts. Her new book, "Founding Mothers," looks at the stories of women who sacrificed and fought their own battles as part of the American Revolution. (Repeat)

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KUER Local News
11:30 am
Thu June 30, 2005

Senator Hatch Promotes National Stem Cell Transplant Network

Washington D.C. – Utah Republican Senator Orrin Hatch is leading efforts to make umbilical cord blood available to patients in desperate need. Stem cells from the blood can help fight Leukemia and other diseases. From our Capitol Hill Bureau, Terry Gildea has the story.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:34 pm
Wed June 29, 2005

Thursday, June 30: "Monster" Homes

Courtesy of Pat Bagley and The Salt Lake Tribune

Salt Lake City, UT – Today on RadioWest, we'll explore the issues raised by the Salt Lake City Council's debate over restrictions on large homes in older neighborhoods. Is there an American compulsion to build larger and larger homes? Who defines the character of a neighborhood? Is this a property rights issue? We're joined by architect Andres Duany, Jim Burling of the Pacific Legal Foundation, Mother Jones editor Clara Jeffrey, and Salt Lake City Council Member Nancy Saxton.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
8:20 am
Wed June 29, 2005

Wednesday, June 29: Dolley Madison

Salt Lake City, UT – In his new book "Strength and Honor," author Richard Cote describes the life of Dolley Madison. It was a life lived not as an appendage to her husband President James Madison, but marked by her own extraordinary ability. Cote sees her as a true example of the difference between heroine and mere celebrity.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:58 pm
Mon June 27, 2005

Tuesday, June 28: Children and the Divorce Cycle

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."

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:32 pm
Mon June 27, 2005

Monday, June 27: How to Be Idle

Salt Lake City, UT – Tom Hodgkinson argues that the Western addiction to work has resulted in a lot of ill health, debt and anxiety. In his book "How to Be Idle," he seeks to recover an alternative tradition - one that says not only is idleness good, but that it is essential for a pleasurable life. Hodgkinson joins Doug Fabrizio to make the case for doing less with your life.

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KUER Local News
2:31 pm
Mon June 27, 2005

Senator Orrin Hatch Is Trying to Stop Above Ground Nuclear Waste Site

Washington, DC – Utah Republican Senator Orrin Hatch says he has reassurances from the head of the energy committee that nuclear waste will be stored at Federal facilities, not private ones like Skull Valley. Laura Strickler reports from our Capitol Hill Bureau.

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KUER Local News
2:17 pm
Mon June 27, 2005

Utah Fourth Highest in Melanoma Rate

Salt Lake City, UT – According to state public health officials, Utah has the fourth highest rate of melanoma in the nation. It is the deadliest form of skin cancer. Melanoma is increasing by 3 percent a year, faster than any other cancer in the U-S. Skin cancer alone accounts for half of all cancers. If not detected and treated early, melanoma can kill. But even those who survive often live out their lives deeply affected and permanently disfigured. It is a quietly growing epidemic afflicting our region.

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KUER Local News
2:13 pm
Mon June 27, 2005

Governor Jon Huntsman meets with top CEOs.

Park City, UT – Top business executives from around the state joined Governor Huntsman at the state's first summit for economic development today in Park City.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:40 pm
Thu June 23, 2005

Friday, June 24: The Future of America's Economy

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
8:54 am
Thu June 23, 2005

Thursday, June 23: Savage Summit

Salt Lake City, UT – 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. (Repeat)Purchase a CD of this program

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:16 pm
Tue June 21, 2005

Wednesday, June 22: Utah Arts Festival 2005

Project Bandaloop explores movement and defies gravity as they perform dance on a vertical stage.

Salt Lake City, UT – RadioWest takes a look at the Utah Arts Festival's offerings for 2005. Doug Fabrizio talks to artist Amelia Rudolph from Project Bandaloop, an Oakland Base dance troupe that performs on a vertical stage. He's also joined by Amy Caron, coordinator of the Fear No Film Festival, Phillip Bimstein of Blue Haiku, Melissa Bond from the Festival's "Big Mouth Cafe," and the recipient of the first nationally awarded Classical Composer Commission, David Dzubay.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:15 pm
Tue June 21, 2005

Tuesday, June 21: The United States of Europe

Salt Lake City, UT – TR Reid of the Washington Post joins Doug to discuss his book "The United States of Europe: The New Superpower and the End of American Supremacy." (Repeat)

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
7:32 pm
Fri June 17, 2005

Monday, June 20: Summer Reading List

Salt Lake City, UT – Summer's finally here, and with it a chance to catch up on your reading. Doug is joined by Betsy Burton of The King's English, Ken Sanders of Ken Sanders Rare Books and Catherine Weller and Janet Lund of Sam Weller's Zion Bookstore. They'll let you know what's on the must-read list for the season.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:22 pm
Fri June 17, 2005

Friday, June 17: Perfectly Legal

Salt Lake City, UT – Doug Fabrizio talks to pulitzer-prize winning investigative reporter David Cay Johnston about his book "Perfectly Legal." Johnston is trying to get average Americans to understand how their tax system is widening the gap between them and the super-rich. Both Democrats and Republicans have distorted the country's tax code so that the rank and file of the country are quite literally funneling money to the super rich through tax cuts.

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KUER Local News
2:35 pm
Thu June 16, 2005

Medicare-Medicaid - Part 3

Salt Lake City – In Utah, the elderly population is expected to grow by 143% over the next 25 years. KUER looks at efforts to cut costs and reform these two key programs so that more Utahns can feel secure about medical care in the future.

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KUER Local News
4:20 pm
Wed June 15, 2005

Medicare - Medicaid Part 2

Bob and Nikki Zito

Salt Lake City, UT – About half of the health care in the United States is funded by government. Much of that comes through Medicare, the Federal health insurance program for the elderley and Medicaid, the health care program for the poor. Both programs are facing a financial crisis leaving many Americans wondering how they will pay for thier medical care when they get older.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
1:47 pm
Wed June 15, 2005

Thursday, June 16: Exiles of the Kalahari

Salt Lake City, UT – 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)
10:11 am
Tue June 14, 2005

Wednesday, June 15: Shadow of Hope

Salt Lake City, UT – Doug talks to Ken Verdoia about KUED's documentary "Shadow of Hope." The work looks at the world of undocumented immigration and the challenges and opportunities it creates. (Repeat)

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KUER Local News
9:25 am
Tue June 14, 2005

Medicare-Medicaid Part 1

Salt Lake City, UT – While President Bush and the media have focused attention on the long-term funding problems of Social Security, rapid growth in the costs of health care and an increasing senior population could make the future of the Medicare and Medicaid programs a more urgent concern. KUER's Dan Bammes reports how those worries affect one recently retired couple.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:24 pm
Mon June 13, 2005

Tuesday, June 14: Childhood Bi-Polar Disorder

Salt Lake City, UT – As recently as 10 years ago, psychiatrists and doctors thought children didn't suffer from bipolar disorder. It's a tricky and controversial diagnosis but its estimated that half a million American children have the disease. RadioWest will profile a fascinating documentary, A Mind of Their Own, and talk to doctors, parents and children who suffer from this devastating disease.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:43 pm
Fri June 10, 2005

Friday, June 10: Ambassador Dennis Ross

Salt Lake City, UT – Ambassador Dennis Ross was the chief U.S. negotiator in the Middle East peace process for both George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton. His recent book, "The Missing Peace," outlines the process from 1988 to 2001 from the ultimate insider's view. (Repeat)

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