RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:29 am
Wed November 14, 2007

11/15/2007: A Look at the Third Coast Audio Festival

Salt Lake City, UT – Thursday on RadioWest, we're profiling some of the winners of the this year's Third Coast Audio Festival from Chicago Public Radio. We're talking to veteran producers from the US and Canada and this year's Best New Artist. Think of it as Sundance for radio. Join Doug for a preview of these some amazing stories.

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KUER Local News
9:28 am
Tue November 13, 2007

Legislator Plans New Effort Against Illegal Immigration

St. George, UT – A Utah lawmaker is proposing comprehensive legislation to address illegal immigration. Senator Bill Hickman says it's necessary to stem the flow of undocumented immigrants into Utah. Half a dozen similar bills failed in last year's legislative session, but Senator Hickman believes this is the year it will pass. Kerry Bringhurst has this report.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:30 am
Tue November 13, 2007

11/14/07: Billion Dollar Baby

Salt Lake City, UT – Just how far do you have to go to be a "good" parent? When is it enough with the knee pads, the music lessons and the shopping trips? Wednesday on RadioWest, we're profiling Salt Lake Acting Company's new production Billion Dollar Baby. Doug is joined by playwright Julie Jensen and others for a look at the obsessive parent.

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KUER Local News
9:30 am
Mon November 12, 2007

Minority Students Look at U of U

Salt Lake City, UT – KUER continues a series of commentaries from students of color at the University of Utah. They're talking about their educational experiences -- what it's like to be one of the small percentage of minority students representing diversity at the University. Today we hear from Thoong Tan Trong, a Master's student in the Department of Education, Culture and Society at the University of Utah.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
6:00 am
Mon November 12, 2007

11/13/07: The Mysterious Papers of John V Long

John Varah Long was born in Yorkshire, England in 1826 and died in Utah, 1869.
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KUER Local News
10:17 pm
Sun November 11, 2007

Utah Coalition Fights for Clean Air

Salt Lake City – A coalition of mothers, doctors, scientists and others intent on improving Utah's air quality gathered last week under hazy skies. KUER's Jenny Brundin reports on how this issue has brought together several different parts of the community.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:09 am
Fri November 9, 2007

11/12/07: Changing America's Schools

Linda Darling-Hammond is the Charles E. Ducommun Professor of Education at Stanford University

Salt Lake City, UT – Reformer and scholar Linda Darling-Hammond says that bureaucratic solutions to weaknesses in the country's education system will always fail. She argues that instead of handing down solutions from "on-high," the school system will improve by focusing on things like high teacher quality and student equity. Monday, we're broadcasting live from the Utah Education Policy Forum, where Darling-Hammond joins Doug to talk about her ideas for change.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:51 am
Thu November 8, 2007

11/8/07: N*W*C

Learn more about the production and the company at NWClive.com

Salt Lake City, UT – Today on RadioWest, we're profiling a stage production. We could probably come right out and tell you the title, but it includes words that are difficult to say or print. They're offensive words, packed with the history and baggage of racial discrimination. Three men are touring Utah this month with their theater piece - N*W*C, and they join Doug to talk about the language of race.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
10:01 pm
Wed November 7, 2007

11/9/07: Oil on the Brain

Photo by Endless Studio

Salt Lake City, UT – In the past month, gas prices in Salt Lake City have gone up about 24 cents a gallon, and with the holidays approaching you may be doing a double-take when you fill up your tank. Friday, we're rebroadcasting Doug's conversation with the journalist Lisa Margonelli. She's written a book that explores the vast world connections that make up the oil industry, and she says the price you're paying may actually be ridiculously cheap given the impacts of this complicated, global industry. (Rebroadcast)

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
7:00 am
Wed November 7, 2007

11/7/07: Andy Warhol's Dream America

Salt Lake City, UT – Andy Warhol created some of the most recognizable American art - from the still life of the Campbell's soup can to portraits of the rich and famous like Marilyn Monroe, Jackie Kennedy and John Wayne. The Utah Museum of Fine Arts is currently exhibiting a collection of Warhol prints, and Wednesday Doug is joined by a panel of experts to talk about Warhol's life and work.

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