RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
1:46 am
Mon April 23, 2007

4/24/07: Regulating Wi-Fi

KUER Local News
9:27 am
Fri April 20, 2007

House Votes to Give Utah, DC New Seats

Washington, DC – Utah is a step closer now to having more clout in Washington. The House of Representatives passed a bill to give Utah a fourth seat in the U-S House of Representatives. That's balanced with another new seat for the District of Columbia. But even though Utah could benefit from the bill, the legislation's focus is on the nation's capital, and that's where Chad Pergram filed this report.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:43 am
Fri April 20, 2007

4/23/07: Wealth v. Happiness

The March/April 2007 issue of Mother Jones magazine features McKibben's \"Reversal of Fortune\"

Salt Lake City, UT – In the American vernacular, saying someone is successful often translates into saying someone is rich. But does that make one happy? In his latest article published in Mother Jones magazine, journalist Bill McKibben argues the economy's demand for constant global growth has eroded local relationships and, in turn, pleasure and satisfaction. Guest host Jenny Brundin speaks with McKibben about economics, contentment and living in a material world.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
1:45 am
Thu April 19, 2007

4/20/07: "Believe" and the Culture of Multi-Level Marketing

Salt Lake City, UT – According to multi-level marketing (MLM) expert Jon Taylor, one out of every six Utahns participates in an MLM firm, a ratio more than double that of any other state. "Believe," a new comedy being released in theaters Friday, spoofs the MLM industry, its regulators and the mindset that anyone can succeed in an MLM. Guest host Robin Sussingham talks with director Loki Mulholland and actor Lincoln Hoppe about the film, and Taylor about the cultural influences that draw people to MLMs.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
11:12 pm
Tue April 17, 2007

4/19/07: Facing East (Rebroadcast)

Salt Lake City, UT – In "Facing East," an LDS couple faces the suicide of the gay son torn between his faith and sexuality. Doug talks with playwright and author Carol Lynn Pearson in this rebroadcast from Nov. 16, 2006. Plan B Theatre Company's world premiere returns to Salt Lake April 19-May 6 before opening off-Broadway next month.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
11:12 pm
Tue April 17, 2007

4/19/07: Facing East (Rebroadcast)

Salt Lake City, UT – In "Facing East," an LDS couple faces the suicide of the gay son torn between his faith and sexuality. Doug talks with playwright and author Carol Lynn Pearson in this rebroadcast from Nov. 16, 2006. Plan B Theatre Company's world premiere returns to Salt Lake April 19-May 6 before opening off-Broadway next month.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:36 am
Tue April 17, 2007

4/18/07: Responding to Violence

Salt Lake City, UT – This week's deadly shootings at Virginia Tech serve as painful reminders of the need to prepare for emergencies as well as prevent them. How should institutions respond to catastrophes? And how can society work to prevent such brutal outbursts? Guest host Dan Bammes explores the outward and inward responses to violence with University of Utah Environmental Health and Safety Director Marti Shaub, Bill Woodward of the Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence at the University of Colorado and others.

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KUER Local News
2:17 am
Mon April 16, 2007

4/17/07: Patrick Seale

Noted author and Middle East analyst Patrick Seale

Salt Lake City, UT – Journalist Patrick Seale covered war, peace, social upheaval and diplomacy from Algeria to Iran. Now a respected author and consultant, Seale uses his 30 years of experience in the region to comment on the reconstruction of Syria, negotiations between Israel and Palestine, and war in Iraq. Tuesday guest host Jenny Brundin talks with Seale about the current turbulent conditions in the Middle East and the prospects for peace.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:59 am
Fri April 13, 2007

4/16/07: 2030 Transportation Plan

Photo courtesy of Wasatch Front Regional Council

Salt Lake City, UT – With Utah's population expected to balloon by 2 million people by 2030, transportation planners think they've figured out the fastest -- and cheapest ways -- of getting folks from point A to point B. But some advocates think the plan leans too heavily on roads and not enough on rails. Guest host Jennifer Napier-Pearce reviews the draft 2030 Regional Transportation Plan with Chuck Chappell of the Wasatch Front Regional Council, Marc Heileson of the Sierra Club, and others.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:26 am
Thu April 12, 2007

4/12/07: Rounding Third

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Salt Lake City, UT – There's an age-old struggle going on in bleachers and on sidelines around the country. Parents and teachers may talk a good game saying that sports are about building character and learning fundamentals - but then there is winning. Playwright Richard Dresser saw it when he coached his son's team, and the result was "Rounding Third," which has just opened at Salt Lake Acting Company. Today we'll talk about the play and about a culture which, like it or not, is obsessed with success.

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