KUER Local News
10:13 pm
Tue May 22, 2007

Job Corps Providing Opportunity

Students on their way to class at the Clearfield Job Corps Center.
Courtesy of Clearfield Job Corps

Salt Lake City, UT – More than 8,500 students a year in Utah miss out on graduating from high school. For many of them, the Clearfield Job Corps Center provides a second chance. KUER's Tasha Cook interviews the center's director.

Visit the Clearfield Job Corps Web Site.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:16 am
Tue May 22, 2007

5/23/07: Historic Preservation

Judge Jacob Johnson's Spring City home was built in 1875, with a large Victorian addition completed in 1892. Photo courtesy of Kaye Watson.

Spring City, UT – The town of Spring City, Utah was added to the National Historic Register in 1978, and the town boasts some splendid examples of architecture from the mid to late 19th and early 20th centuries. As Spring City prepares for its annual Heritage Day home tours, we're asking questions about historic preservation. What is it about these buildings that make them worth saving? What does "preservation" mean in a living community? Join us for a live broadcast from Spring City Hall.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:35 am
Mon May 21, 2007

5/22/07: Spring City, Utah

Old Spring City School House

Spring City, UT – This week, RadioWest is live in Spring City, Utah. On Tuesday, we begin our conversations with a portrait of the town. Settled by Mormon pioneers in 1852, Spring City remains uniquely well-preserved in architecture and charm. In 1978, the entire town was listed as a National Historic District, and throughout the years has become home to many regionally and nationally recognized artists. Join Doug for a look at the history, economy and character of this rural Utah town.

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KUER Local News
9:08 am
Fri May 18, 2007

337 Project Art Appealing but Temporary

Salt Lake City, UT – In January, a couple from Salt Lake City made an unprecedented offer to Utah's creative community, something that dozens of visual artists found irrestistible. This weekend, the public is invited to see the results. KUER"s Jennifer Napier-Pearce reports.

The 3-3-7 Project is free and open to the public this weekend and next at 337 South 400 East in Salt Lake City. More information is available online at 337project.org.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
10:59 pm
Thu May 17, 2007

5/18/07: Jorge Fierro and Rico Mexican Market

RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
10:01 pm
Thu May 17, 2007

5/21/07: The History of Free Speech

Photo by Mike Goren
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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:29 am
Wed May 16, 2007

5/16/07: Pleasurable Kingdom

Animal Behavior Researcher Jonathan Balcombe
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KUER Local News
2:19 am
Wed May 16, 2007

Utah & No Child Left Behind

Washington D.C. – Congress is debating the reauthorization of the controversial No Child Left Behind Act this year. That's the federal law mandating that all of the nation's children read and write at grade level by 2012. One big battle looms over children with limited English skills and whether they should be tested in their own language.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:49 am
Tue May 15, 2007

5/16/07: A Long Way Gone

RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:30 am
Mon May 14, 2007

5/15/07: Tanning and Your Skin

Salt Lake City, UT – Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, with more than 1 million cases annually. And it's not just the summer sun that's placing us at risk. With tanning beds, people are keeping their "golden glow" throughout the year. Doctors warn though that any exposure to UV radiation increases a person's risk of cancer. Tuesday on RadioWest, we'll talk about the price of tanning and about the social and cultural values we place on our complexion.

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