KUER Local News
9:22 am
Fri November 30, 2007

Randy Horiuchi Remembers Ed Mayne

Utah State Senator Ed Mayne (D-West Valley) 1945-2007
Utah State Senate

Salt Lake City, UT – Ed Mayne was a labor leader, lobbyist and politician known for his tireless advocacy of the rights of working people and the needs of the poorest in the commnities he served. He died November 25th of lung cancer at the age of 62. Randy Horiuchi is a former chair of the Utah Democratic Party and a current Salt Lake County Council member. He looks back at his friend's accomplishments.

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KUER Local News
9:17 am
Fri November 30, 2007

Randy Horiuchi Remembers Ed Mayne

State Senator Ed Mayne (D-West Valley)
Utah State Senate

Salt Lake City, UT – Ed Mayne was a labor leader, lobbyist and politician known for his tireless advocacy of the rights of working people and the needs of the poorest in the commnities he served. He died November 25th of lung cancer at the age of 62. Randy Horiuchi is a former chair of the Utah Democratic Party and a current Salt Lake County Council member. He looks back at his friend's accomplishments.

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KUER Local News
9:17 am
Fri November 30, 2007

Randy Horiuchi Remembers Ed Mayne

State Senator Ed Mayne (D-West Valley)
Utah State Senate

Salt Lake City, UT – Ed Mayne was a labor leader, lobbyist and politician known for his tireless advocacy of the rights of working people and the needs of the poorest in the commnities he served. He died November 25th of lung cancer at the age of 62. Randy Horiuchi is a former chair of the Utah Democratic Party and a current Salt Lake County Council member. He looks back at his friend's accomplishments.

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KUER Local News
4:02 am
Fri November 30, 2007

Utah Refugee Voices - Loremo Kamanda

Utah Refugee Voices - Loremo Kamanda

Salt Lake City, UT – This morning, Mary Gould with the University of Utah's YourStory project brings you the story of Sudanese immigrant Loremo Kamanda.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:09 am
Fri November 30, 2007

12/3/07: Exploitation in Iraq

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Salt Lake City, UT – Private security companies employ nearly 50,000 people in Iraq, and many are non-US citizens recruited from third-world countries. In Sunday's Salt Lake Tribune, national security reporter Matthew LaPlante details the exploitation of these workers. Monday, LaPlante and others join Doug for a look at who is defending American assets in the Middle East - and what that means for human rights and for the US military.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:26 am
Thu November 29, 2007

11/30/07: Ira Glass of This American Life

Doug Fabrizio and Ira Glass at the Sundance Film Festival 2007.

Salt Lake City, UT – This Sunday, Ira Glass of This American Life will be in Salt Lake City. So today on program, we're reairing the best of Doug Fabrizio's interviews with the popular radio host. (Rebroadcast)

Ira Glass will perform this Sunday, December 2nd at the University of Utah's Kingsbury Hall. The event begins at 2:00 p.m., and for tickets and information, you can call 801-581-7100 or click here

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:14 am
Wed November 28, 2007

11/29/07: A Conversation with Patrick Byrne

Salt Lake City, UT – Thursday on the program, Doug is joined by the outspoken internet entrepreneur Patrick Byrne. Byrne is the CEO of the Utah-based Overstock.com, and more recently, he made headlines with his passionate support of school vouchers. You can call him a visionary or a provocateur, it won't matter. Byrne is determined to have his say.

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KUER Local News
10:59 pm
Tue November 27, 2007

Utah, Most Depressed in the Nation

Salt Lake City, UT – Utah has the highest rate of depression in the nation. That's according to a new study from the non-profit Mental Health America. Jodi Breisler reports from our Capitol Hill bureau:

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:33 am
Tue November 27, 2007

11/28/07: Julia Sweeney - Letting Go of God

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Salt Lake City, UT – The actor and writer Julia Sweeney was once - in her words - a "happy Catholic girl." When she really started looking at her faith and its teachings though - it set her on a path to find answers to some of the most difficult questions. Sweeney will be in Utah this weekend and Wednesday she joins Doug to talk about her funny and moving stage show, her attempt to understand religion. She calls it, "Letting Go of God."

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KUER Local News
10:43 pm
Mon November 26, 2007

Utah Refugee Voices - Russian Immigrant Galina Bakina

Galina Bakina

Utah Refugee Voices - Galina Bakina

Salt Lake City, UT – This morning, KUER starts a series of stories called Utah Refugee Voices. Meg Brady and Mary Gould with the University of Utah's YourStory program recorded the life stories of several refugees living in Utah. We begin with the story of Russian immigrant Galina Bakina.

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