RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
6:07 am
Tue July 1, 2008

7/2/08: Working a 4-Day Week

Cubicle Farm. Photo by Brian Hendrix

Salt Lake City, UT – There aren't a lot of progressive ideas coming out of Utah government these days, but Governor Jon Huntsman is implementing a ground-breaking idea to save energy - a four-day work week. Though other states have offered it to their employees, Utah is the first to make it mandatory for some. Wednesday on RadioWest, we'll talk about the plan and about the impact of the 4-day model on employees, customers and the bottom line.

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KUER Local News
9:34 am
Mon June 30, 2008

Terry Tempest Williams Reflects on Powder River Basin

Terry Tempest Williams in Wyoming
Anne Milliken

Gillete, WY – Utah naturalist and author Terry Tempest Williams reflects on how oil and gas development has changed Wyoming's landscape in the Powder River Basin.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:47 am
Mon June 30, 2008

7/1/2008: Are We There Yet?

The Road. Photo by Richard F. Jones

Salt Lake City, UT – Fuel prices may have you yearning for the days of good old family road trips: the license plate game, back-seat territorial wars and songs to pass the time. Historian Susan Sessions Rugh says that vacations were a time for strengthening family bonds. But her new book Are We There Yet? goes beyond nostalgia. Tuesday on RadioWest, Rugh joins Doug to talk about the changing patterns of family life, prosperity and the reasons this innately American ritual declined.

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KUER Local News
9:31 am
Fri June 27, 2008

Utah Government Moves to 4-Day Work Week

KUED

Salt Lake City, UT – Utah Governor Jon Huntsman announced plans to move most state employees to a four-day work week during his monthly news conference. Utah is the first state in the nation to make this change to save energy, but the governor thinks it will also make state employment more attractive. KUER's Tasha Cook reports.



Governor's News Conference site on the Utah Education Network (UEN)

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KUER Local News
9:31 am
Fri June 27, 2008

Utah Government Moves to 4-Day Work Week

KUED

Salt Lake City, UT – Utah Governor Jon Huntsman announced plans to move most state employees to a four-day work week during his monthly news conference. Utah is the first state in the nation to make this change to save energy, but the governor thinks it will also make state employment more attractive. KUER's Tasha Cook reports.



Governor's News Conference site on the Utah Education Network (UEN)

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
6:05 am
Fri June 27, 2008

6/30/08: The Supreme Court's Second Amendment Decision

Salt Lake City, UT – Last week, the US Supreme Court clarified a question about gun rights that has raged in this country for decades. Does the Second Amendment guarantee the right to bear arms to the individual? Monday on RadioWest, we'll talk about the decision and about the culture of guns in America.

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KUER Local News
9:17 am
Thu June 26, 2008

Monet to Picasso Exhibit at Utah Museum of Fine Arts

Reading (La lecture) Berthe Morisot 1873
? Cleveland Museum of Art

Salt Lake City, UT – While the Cleveland Museum of Art is being renovated, 74 European masterworks from its permanent collection are touring the country. The Utah Museum of Fine Arts is hosting the collection this summer. The artists include some of the best-known names of the past two hundred years -- Monet, Cezanne, Degas, Van Gogh, Picasso. The exhibit opened this week. KUER's Dan Bammes spoke to Jill Dawsey, the curator of the Monet to Picasso exhibit.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:42 am
Thu June 26, 2008

6/27/08: A Strong West Wind

Author and Book Critic Gail Caldwell

Salt Lake City, UT – Gail Caldwell says the question of how we become who we are belongs not just to genes or geography, but to the entire symphony of culture. Caldwell - a Pulitzer Prize winning book critic - published a memoir called A Strong West Wind. She joined us back in 2006 to explain how place and art and love mold us all. (Rebroadcast)

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Politics
9:27 am
Wed June 25, 2008

Chaffetz Defeats Cannon in GOP Primary

Salt Lake City, UT – Jason Chaffetz pulled off a primary election victory over an incumbent member of Congress in a a district that's been called the "most Republican district in the nation." KUER's Dan Bammes looks at the 3rd District results and other primary snd school board election returns.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:18 am
Wed June 25, 2008

6/26/08: Let Their People Come

Lant Pritchett
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