KUER Local News
9:07 am
Mon November 5, 2007

President Clinton Visits Utah

Salt Lake City, UT – President Bill Clinton visited Utah yesterday. He was campaigning for his wife, Hillary, in her run for the Democratic Party nomination. KUER's Tasha Cook reports:

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:47 am
Mon November 5, 2007

11/6/07: The Autumn of the Multitaskers

Walter Kirn

Salt Lake City, UT – Reaching for his cell phone with a newly delivered picture message, the author Walter Kirn swerved off a snowy two-lane highway and landed in a steep embankment. It was then that he began to rethink the usefulness of technology like the refrigerator-TV set and the camera-phone. In this November's Atlantic Monthly, Kirn writes about multi-tasking and Tuesday he joins Doug to talk about how doing so much is dumbing us down.

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KUER Local News
9:17 am
Fri November 2, 2007

Becker vs. Buhler

Salt Lake City, UT – The voters of Salt Lake City will choose their next mayor on Tuesday. The two men vying to lead Utah's capital are Ralph Becker and Dave Buhler. KUER's Tasha Cook has this election preview.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:57 am
Fri November 2, 2007

11/5/07: Doubt

KUER Local News
9:14 am
Thu November 1, 2007

Utah's School Voucher Debate

Salt Lake City, UT – Utah's school voucher program would provide up to $3,000 for families to send their children to private schools. That's one fact - one of very few - that both sides of the debate agree on. KUER's Dan Bammes talked with officials at some of the real schools and with real families that who could be affected by next week's vote on the issue.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
10:55 pm
Wed October 31, 2007

11/2/07: This I Believe

RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:54 am
Wed October 31, 2007

11/1/07: Author Edward P Jones

Salt Lake City, UT – Author Edward P Jones spent some 10 years mulling over his novel "The Known World." So when he sat down to write it, the manuscript was finished in only three months. The work also earned him a 2004 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Jones' most recent book is a collection of short stories, All Aunt Hagar's Children, and in it, he shows the same commitment to craft and history and an insight into the human condition. Edward P Jones is in Salt Lake City, and joins us in studio to talk about his work.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:36 am
Wed October 31, 2007

10/31/07: Halloween Radio Hour

Salt Lake City, UT – Wednesday is Halloween, and members of the Plan B Theatre Company will join us to present our third annual live broadcast of radio theater. Utah playwright Matthew Ivan Bennett has created two original plays - Lavender and Exile - based on ghost stories from Salt Lake City.

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KUER Local News
11:17 pm
Tue October 30, 2007

Proposition 1 Drawing Some Criticism

Salt Lake City, UT – Salt Lake City voters go to the polls next Tuesday to vote on one of the most expensive bonds in city election history. It's a $192 million bond to pay for new police and fire headquarters, an emergency operations center, a west-side fire center, and a public-safety center in the Sugarhouse neighborhood. Law enforcement officials say the projects are critical to the city's future public safety needs.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:39 am
Tue October 30, 2007

10/30/07: The Battle for Peace

General Tony Zinni, USMC Retired

Salt Lake City, UT – In 2003, as General Tony Zinni waited to speak to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, he recounts listening to the "planners" from the Defense Department testify. What horrified him was that there was no plan - no answer to the complexities that America faced in Iraq. In Zinni's book "The Battle for Peace," the former Commander in Chief of CENTCOM lays out his approach to stabilizing the Middle East. General Zinni joined Doug to talk about that vision, and about America's role in world politics. (Rebroadcast)

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