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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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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:21 pm
Fri June 10, 2005

Monday, June 13: Your Personal Economy - Savings Strategies

Monday, June 13: Your Personal Economy - Savings Strategies

Salt Lake City, UT – Spending money is easy. Making money is harder. Saving money is harder still. Dan Bammes talks with John Bird of Albion Financial, John Johnson of JJL Financial, CPA and CFP Denise Smith, and Scott Jorgensen, President of Beehive Credit Union about successful savings strategies.

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KUER Local News
10:28 am
Fri June 10, 2005

Teaching Evolution in Utah: Part Two

Salt Lake City, Utah – A CENTURY-OLD DEBATE OVER HOW SCHOOLS SHOULD TEACH THE THEORY OF EVOLUTION LIT UP AGAIN LAST FRIDAY . .WHEN A UTAH LAWMAKER ANNOUNCED HE MAY SPONSOR A BILL REQUIRING UTAH EDUCATORS TO TEACH THE IDEA THAT A SUPERIOR BEING CREATED THE WORLD. IT'S UNCLEAR WHERE THAT IDEA WILL GO.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:19 pm
Thu June 9, 2005

Thursday, June 9: Pride

Salt Lake City, UT – Utah's gay community has begun a week-long series of events celebrating Gay Pride Month. For many, pride is the result of the process of coming to terms with their sexuality and the sometimes agonizing experience of revealing it to friends and family. Today on RadioWest, we're asking what it means to be not only comfortable with your sexuality, but also proud of it.

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KUER Local News
9:21 am
Thu June 9, 2005

Teaching Evolution in Utah

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KUER Local News
9:28 am
Wed June 8, 2005

Cancer Etiquette

White Plains, NY – Roseanne Kalick knows more than most people about living with cancer. She's had two stem cell transplants for multiple myeloma along with surgery and chemotherapy for breast cancer. She's also compiled a collection of horror stories from people who couldn't quite find the right thing to say when someone they know has cancer. Those, along with suggestions on what really can be said or done to help, have become the book Cancer Etiquette, just published by Lion Books. She spoke to KUER's Dan Bammes.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
8:44 am
Wed June 8, 2005

Wednesday, June 8: John Muir - Magnificent Tramp

Salt Lake City, UT – Writer and historian Rod Miller joins us to talk about John Muir, the father of America's conservation movement. Muir possessed an incessant curiosity and deep fascination with the natural world, and he spent much of his life wandering in the wilderness. He also became a kind of evangelist, preaching the value of nature and the importance of preserving it.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
9:09 am
Mon June 6, 2005

Tuesday, June 7: The Case for the Independent Farm

Salt Lake City, UT – In his new book "Raising Less Corn, More Hell," George Pyle attacks the status quo in American agriculture. Doug talks to Pyle, as well as two of Utah's independent farmers.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:31 pm
Fri June 3, 2005

Monday, June 6: Divine Design in Utah Schools?

Salt Lake City, UT – In Friday's Salt Lake Tribune, Senator Chris Buttars proposed adding the concept of "Divine Design" to Utah's high school science curriculum. RadioWest will talk to Sen. Buttars and Gayle Ruzicka about why they see a need for a change. We will also be joined by embryologist Trent Stephens, author of "Evolution and Mormonism: A Quest for Understanding."

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:40 pm
Thu June 2, 2005

Friday, June 3: Watergate and American Journalism

Salt Lake City, UT – Watergate and the subsequent resignation of Richard Nixon had a profound impact on journalism. RadioWest looks at the recent revelation of former FBI deputy director Mark Felt as "Deep Throat" to help understand the role of anonymous sources, and recent debates over a federal shield law for journalists.

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KUER Local News
9:33 am
Thu June 2, 2005

Minority Achievement in Utah Schools

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:38 pm
Wed June 1, 2005

Thursday, June 2: The Art of Stradivari

Salt Lake City, UT – RadioWest talks with Toby Faber, author of the new book "Stradivari's Genius." Antonio Stradivari created instruments that gave the world their rich and unique sound for hundreds of years. Also joining us are Utah Symphony Concert Master Ralph Matson playing a 1702 Lord Borwick Stradivarius and Peter Prier of Peter Prier and Sons Violins.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:16 pm
Tue May 31, 2005

Wednesday, June 1: Surviving Prostate Cancer

Salt Lake City, UT – Over 300,000 men will be diagnosed with cancer this year in the United States. RadioWest takes a look at this prevalent disease, and talks to two survivors about the realities of living with cancer and the humor that is seeing them through.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
9:43 am
Tue May 31, 2005

Tuesday, May 31: Water Conservation and Usage

Salt Lake City, UT – It's easy to talk about water conservation when it's hot and dry. How should we be thinking about water, though, in unusually wet weather? Is Utah better at managing its resources? Have years of drought changed the west's relationship with water? Doug is joined by Professor Char Miller of Trinity College, Larry Anderson from the Utah Division of Water Resources, and Katy Nicolich of Blue Sky Perennials.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:40 pm
Fri May 27, 2005

Monday, May 30: We Refused to Die

Salt Lake City, UT – Dr. Gene Jacobsen recounts his three-and-a-half year experience as a prisoner of war during World War II. Captured at the age of 20 in 1941, he survived the Bataan Death March and imprisonment in Japan and the Phillipines. Jacobsen was one of only sixty-five men of his Army Air Corps squadron to return home. (Repeat)

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:03 pm
Fri May 27, 2005

Friday, May 27: David Frum: An End to Evil

Salt Lake City, UT – David Frum co-authored "An End to Evil: How to Win the War on Terror" with Richard Perle. Frum is a former speech writer and Special Assistant to President Bush. Frum and Perle are both resident fellows at the American Enterprise Institute. (Repeat)

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:05 pm
Thu May 26, 2005

Thursday, May 26: Health Care Access

Salt Lake City, UT – Tonight, Salt Lake City Mayor Anderson will host a forum on Health Care Access. RadioWest kicks off the conversation with a look at why so many Americans have little or no health care and what models might work to solve the problem.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:35 pm
Wed May 25, 2005

Wednesday, April 25: Considering NPR

Salt Lake City, UT – Kenneth Tomlinson, the chairman of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting is concerned with what he sees as a lack of balance in public television and radio. RadioWest talks to Brooke Gladstone and authors Jack Mitchell and Michael McCauley about the original intentions of NPR and how it is measuring up.

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KUER Local News
11:56 am
Wed May 25, 2005

Utah Senator Orrin Hatch Skeptical of Compromise

05/24/2005 – Utah Senator Orrin Hatch is skeptical about the compromise reached by Senate moderates averting a Senate shut down over the historic filibuster. Jill Morrison has more from our Capitol Hill Bureau.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:22 pm
Fri May 20, 2005

Monday, May 23: David O McKay

Salt Lake City, UT – In the new biography "David O McKay and the Rise of Modern Mormonism," author Gregorgy Prince looks at McKay's presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. During some of the most turbulent times in history, McKay led the church to become a significant presence throughout the world.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
10:07 am
Fri May 20, 2005

Tuesday, May 24: Audio Club - All My Stuff in Bags

Salt Lake City, UT – RadioWest continues its Audio Club with "All My Stuff in Bags." Daniel Sosa's tells the story of the night he turned 18, and was kicked out of the house for being gay. Doug talks with producers Amy Dorn and Hillary Frank about their work, which won honorable mention for Best Documentary in the 2004 Third Coast Festival.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:27 pm
Thu May 19, 2005

Friday, May 20: Ambassador Joseph Wilson

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:29 pm
Thu May 19, 2005

Thursday, May 19: Jane Goodall

Salt Lake City, UT – Dr. Jane Goodall has revolutionized the world of science and the way we understand animals, and it is her empathy and spiritual connection to nature that inspired her work. Doug talks to Dr. Goodall about the life lessons she has learned in the forests of Gombe and her message of hope.

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KUER Local News
10:07 am
Thu May 19, 2005

Praise and Profits

The Mormon temple in downtown Salt Lake City.
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KUER Local News
10:01 am
Thu May 19, 2005

The Greening of Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City, UT – When President Bush rejected the Kyoto Protocol in 2001, Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson popped into gear. Declaring Bush's action irresponsible, he promised that HIS city -- the capital of one of the most conservative states in the country -- would meet the goals of the global warming treaty, one compact fluorescent light bulb at a time. KUER's Jenny Brundin reports as part of Think Global, public radio's week of special coverage.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
10:08 am
Wed May 18, 2005

Wednesday, May 18: Global 3.0

Salt Lake City, UT – KUER's coverage of globalization continues with "Global 3.0". The documentary is a look at how the high-speed movement of goods, people, capital and ideas is transforming everyday life at home and abroad. Listen at 11 a.m. or 7 p.m.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:20 pm
Mon May 16, 2005

Monday, May 16: Three Billion New Capitalists

Salt Lake City, UT – How would the nation cope in a world where the dollar is no longer the dominant currency and the United States no longer the dominant power? In his book Three Billion New Capitalists, Clyde Prestowitz argues American dominance in the world is fragile not because its military power is weak, but because it's economic clout is shrinking. Doug talks to Prestowitz about global trends and America's role in the world's economic future.

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