RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:15 am
Tue October 31, 2006

11/1/06: Mr. Conservative

KUER Local News
12:03 am
Tue October 31, 2006

Third Congressional District Candidate Chris Cannon

Rep. Chris Cannon

Salt Lake City, UT – In Utah's third congressional district, Representative Chris Cannon is campaigning for his sixth term. Cannon, a 55 year old Provo resident, survived a tough primary battle in June. In an interview with KUER, Cannon said he's most proud this past session, of his work on consolidating school trust lands, and a bill that stopped the re-monopolization of the Baby Bell telephone companies.

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KUER Local News
10:09 pm
Sun October 29, 2006

Utah Senate District 4 Race

Salt Lake City, UT – On Tuesday, November 7th, voters in Utah Senate District 4 will go to the polls to choose between Democrat Pat Jones, a sitting Utah House member, and Republican Dirk Anjewierden, a political newcomer. This overwhelmingly Republican district has been represented in the past by Democrats, and that makes the race between Jones and Anjewierden competitive. KUER's Tasha Cook has this report:

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:07 am
Fri October 27, 2006

10/31/06: Plan B Radio Hour

Salt Lake City, UT – Tuesday is Hallowe'en, and members of the Plan B Theatre Company will join us to present another live broadcast of radio theatre. They'll perform two classic tales perfect for the occasion - complete with live sound effects. We've got Ray Bradbury's Zero Hour and you'll hear Lucille Fletcher's The Hitch-Hiker much like you would have when the Mercury Theatre first did it in 1946.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:17 am
Fri October 27, 2006

10/30/06: Churches and Candidates

Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney has yet to declare his candidancy for President in 2008.

Salt Lake City, UT – Mitt Romney's relationship with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints became the subject of increased examination last week when The Boston Globe reported an exchange of e-mails between Romney advisers and church leaders. In response, the LDS Church has issued a statement in which they reaffirmed their political neutrality. Monday, Doug is joined by journalists and scholars for a look at the practical role churches play in American politics.

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KUER Local News
10:39 pm
Thu October 26, 2006

Utah's 2nd Congressional District: Lavar Christensen

Courtesy of Lavar Christensen for Congress Campaign

Salt Lake City, UT – State Representative Lavar Christensen is running for Utah's Second Congressional District. The Utah Republican is hoping to unseat the incumbent, Democrat Jim Matheson. KUER's Tasha Cook met with Christensen to talk about his positions on current issues.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
12:36 am
Thu October 26, 2006

10/27/06: The Hummingbird's Daughter

Author Luis Alberto Urrea

Salt Lake City, UT – Luis Urrea tells the powerful story of his legendary great aunt, Teresita. Famed throughout Mexico for the power to heal with her touch, the family ranch becomes a center of pilgrimage for the people and a source of concern for the government on the eve of the revolution. Urrea talked to Doug Fabrizio last year about his novel The Hummingbird's Daughter, and the author is in Salt Lake City again this week as part of the Great Salt Lake Book Festival. (Rebroadcast)

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KUER Local News
10:42 pm
Wed October 25, 2006

Utah's 2nd Congressional District: Jim Matheson

Courtesy of Wikipedia/Jim Matheson

Salt Lake City, UT – Congressman Jim Matheson represents Utah's second district in the U.S. House of Representatives. KUER's Tasha Cook sat down with the Utah Democrat to talk about his bid for re-election.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:46 am
Wed October 25, 2006

10/25/06: The Afterlife, the Living and the Dead

Carlos M.N. Eire is the Riggs Professor of History and Religious Studies at Yale University.

Salt Lake City, UT – Yale historian Carlos Eire says in the Western world we didn't always keep death at a distance or confine it to another dimension. The Protestant Reformation though changed our view of the afterlife, and denied that the living could do anything for the dead or that the dead could intercede for the living. Eire is in Utah to deliver the McMurrin Lecture on Culture and Religion, and joins Doug for a look about what this means for our modern impressions of death.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:44 am
Wed October 25, 2006

10/26/06: Senator Orrin Hatch

Senator Orrin Hatch's work as a song writer has resulted in 9 cds of patriotic and religious music.
AP Photo/Cameron Craig
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