KUER Local News
9:37 am
Fri March 23, 2007

Vote on 4th Seat Delayed in House

Washington, DC – A poison pill amendment kept a bill to give Utah and the District of Columbia new seats in the U.S. House of Representatives from coming to a vote yesterday. That gives at least one member of Utah's delegation, Congressman Rob Bishop, more time to think about a tough decision -- backing a process he disagrees with to achieve a goal that would benefit his home state. Chad Pergram picks up the story from Capitol Hill.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:08 am
Fri March 23, 2007

3/26/07: Speaking of Faith

Speaking of Faith host Krista Tippett
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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
12:44 am
Thu March 22, 2007

3/22/07: From Radio to TV with This American Life

This American Life Host Ira Glass

Salt Lake City, UT – Thursday night, the television version of Ira Glass' This American Life premiered on Showtime. During this year's Sundance Film Festival, Ira was in Utah promoting the new series. He joined Doug - along with Director Chris Wilcha and Director of Photography Adam Beckman - to talk about how you translate compelling radio into good TV. (Rebroadcast)

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KUER Local News
8:25 am
Wed March 21, 2007

Task Force Addresses Teacher Shortage

Salt Lake City, UT – A new report was released yesterday offering some creative solutions to address Utah's severe teacher shortage. KUER's Jenny Brundin reports.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:22 am
Wed March 21, 2007

3/22/07: PostSecret

Salt Lake City, UT – How well do you think you know your sister, your spouse or your best friend? Everyone has secrets. They may be painful or funny, but sometimes they just have to be told. Frank Warren has become a confessor of sorts. He collects anonymous postcards that reveal something about their creators and makes them public on his blog, PostSecret. Thursday on RadioWest, Warren joins Doug for a look at the things we conceal and what those things can teach us about the human experience.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:13 am
Tue March 20, 2007

3/21/07: Freshly Scrubbed Films

Photo by Daniele Jer
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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:27 am
Mon March 19, 2007

3/20/07: The Very Hard Way

Bert Loper died navigating rapids on the Colorado River at the age of 80.

Salt Lake City, UT – Bert Loper met his first love when he was 24 years old. He had lived a hard life - abused, orphaned, roaming from one backbreaking job to another. But when he came upon the Colorado River, his life would ever after follow its flow. Biographer Brad Dimock has written a new book about Loper. Tuesday, he joins Doug to tell the story of early river running in the West and of a man that encapsulated the spirit of the Colorado.

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KUER Local News
3:41 am
Mon March 19, 2007

Bite Sized - Community Supported Agriculture

Horses at East Farm in Woods Cross, Utah
Beth Hoffman

Salt Lake City, UT – Beth Hoffman continues her series called Bite Sized with a visit to a farm in Woods Cross, just north of Salt Lake City. Hoffman wants us to stop for a moment and think about food in a deeper way -- at the environmental, cultural and artistic connections we have to cooking and eating in Utah. Today, Hoffman brings us to East Farms, one of five farms in the Salt Lake Valley participating in a community-supported agriculture or CSA program this year.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
9:37 am
Fri March 16, 2007

3/19/07: The Mommy Myth

Barbara Billingsley represented the ideal mother on Leave it to Beaver, which ran from 1957 to 1963.

Salt Lake City, UT – The "perfect mother" June Cleaver had it easy. She didn't have to live up to the ideals of motherhood in the 21st century. If you judge moms by today's media standards, they are meant to be power-house career women, Martha Stewart-like home-makers, and passionate lovers. Susan Douglas, author of The Mommy Myth, says it's impossible. She joins Doug on Monday to uncover the myths and the realities of motherhood.

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KUER Local News
10:16 pm
Thu March 15, 2007

Mommy Monologues: A Man's View

Salt Lake City, UT – This week was "Women's Week" on the University of Utah campus and the topic was motherhood. There were panel discussion, a film, an art exhibit and the recounting of personal experiences in The Mommy Monologues. This morning we'll air one more of the monologues -- this one is from a man, Norm Elliott. It's called "Motherhood and Masculinity."

More Mommy Monologues at www.kuer.org/mommymonologues.html.

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