RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:22 am
Fri December 1, 2006

12/4/06: Spoiled Rotten in America

Comedian and Cultural Commentator Larry Miller

Salt Lake City, UT – When comedian Larry Miller says Americans are spoiled, he isn't saying we're awful people. "It just means that we're a little on the softside." But like many cultural observers before him, he thinks that as long as we can laugh at ourselves, we'll be alright. Miller is known for his roles in movies like Best in Show, but he is also a commentator with a regular humor column for The Weekly Standard. He's in Salt Lake City and joins Doug to talk about satire and about being "Spoiled Rotten in America."

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
9:20 am
Thu November 30, 2006

12/1/06: A Journey of Gender

Jennifer Lee Jackson

Salt Lake City, UT – Today on RadioWest, we're rebroadcasting our conversation with Jenni Jackson, who earlier in her life was man - a Sandy city councilman and a leader in his LDS community. Jackson is now a woman, and despite all the change in her life she's still outgoing and ambitious. Jackson joined Doug last March - along with others in the transgendered community - to talk about their journey of transformation, the choices they've made, and the deepest meaning of identity. (Rebroadcast)

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KUER Local News
9:09 am
Wed November 29, 2006

Hearings on 4th District Boundaries

Park City, UT – A Utah legislative committee heard public comment yesterday in Park City on the proposed maps for an added 4th Congressional District. The committee members gathered at Miner's Hospital Community Center to hear concerns from residents. KUER's Tasha Cook has this report.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:22 am
Wed November 29, 2006

11/30/06: Redistricting in Utah

Salt Lake City, UT – With Utah considering plans to create a fourth congressional seat, many questions come into play. It's not just about what that district should look like. Critics are also asking about the process itself. Thursday on RadioWest, we'll look at how redistricting is playing out in the state, and at the broader implications for a representative democracy.

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KUER Local News
12:44 am
Wed November 29, 2006

Redistricting: Park City Public Hearing

Park City, UT – A Utah legislative committee heard public comment yesterday in Park City on the proposed maps for an added fourth congressional district. The committee members gathered at Miner's Hospital Community Center to hear concerns from residents. KUER's Tasha Cook has this report.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
7:07 am
Tue November 28, 2006

11/29/06: Great Reads for the Season

KUER Local News
10:06 pm
Mon November 27, 2006

Patent Reform in Congress

Washington DC – Lawyers and lawmakers are addicted to the hand-held email device called a BlackBerry. Last year, Capitol Hill nearly came to a standstill when a patent dispute threatened to shut down the message service. The close call spurred lawmakers, including one Utah senator, to resume work on patent reform. Benjamin Shaw Reports from Washington, DC.

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KUER Local News
9:10 am
Mon November 27, 2006

Utah Bicyclist Tours 48 States

RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:08 am
Mon November 27, 2006

11/28/06: No One Makes It Alone

Judge Andrew Valdez of Utah's Third District Juvenile Court

Salt Lake City, UT – In his new memoir "No One Makes It Alone," Judge Andrew Valdez traces his journey from poor, fatherless paperboy to respected judge in Utah's Third District Juvenile Court, and honors his mentor, businessman Jack Keller, along the way. On Tuesday, Doug talks with Judge Valdez about his life, his accomplishments and his on-going commitment to helping troubled youth.

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KUER Local News
12:57 am
Mon November 27, 2006

Building a Jazz Library

Salt Lake City, UT – This is intended to be a listing of artists and recordings deemed to be essential in building a basic jazz library. Some of the recordings are simply a best of recording, so as to introduce a collector to an overall composite of the artist's work, not necessarily the most historic recording. Numbers don't determine importance of one recording over the other.

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