KUER Local News
1:02 am
Thu February 22, 2007

Teacher Shortage, Student Clubs & IIlegal Immigration

Salt Lake City, UT – Among the legislation taken up at the Utah state capitol yesterday were education bills that deal with the shortage of teachers and that limit the creation of student clubs. Legislators also heard from U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch. KUER's Tasha Cook has this report.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
10:13 pm
Wed February 21, 2007

2/23/07: A History of Doubt

Learn more about Hecht's research and poetry at her web-site

Salt Lake City, UT – Surveying the history of "doubt" is for author and historian Jennifer Michael Hecht "like seeing a map upside down." It's a bit disorienting because we tend to study our world through its moments of certainty. Doubt, though, is what drives us forward. As Hecht argues "every time you ask a question, you've got to come up with an answer." Jennifer Michael Hecht was in Utah last year, and she joined Doug to explain how doubt is just as vibrant as belief in its prescriptions for a good life. (Rebroadcast)

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KUER Local News
9:06 am
Wed February 21, 2007

Immigrant Tuition Issue Returns to Legislature

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
8:37 am
Wed February 21, 2007

2/22/07: Jorge Fierro and Rico Mexican Market

KUER Local News
9:11 am
Tue February 20, 2007

Lawmakers Reject Lobbyist Gift Ban

Salt Lake City, UT – Every year, Democrat Ralph Becker tries to persuade his colleagues in the Utah legislature to prohibit all but the smallest gifts from lobbyists. Every year his bills have been rejected. But this year, the House tightened the rules for reporting gifts even as they rejected Becker's proposal.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:16 am
Tue February 20, 2007

2/21/07: Alone Together

Photo by Kunstbroertje
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KUER Local News
10:17 pm
Mon February 19, 2007

Bite Sized - Tet Celebration

Kent Miles

Salt Lake City, UT – Beth 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. On Sunday, February 18th, Hoffman celebrated the Vietnamese New Year, also known as Tet.

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KUER Local News
6:21 am
Sun February 18, 2007

Seat Belts, Tax Credit for Green Cars, Rally on Energy Solutions

Salt Lake City – Lawmakers take up measures on wearing seat belts, how to get people to pay child support, how students can form school clubs, and how to encourage people to buy fuel efficient cars. But first, KUER's Jenny Brundin reports on a rally of citizens on Capitol Hill, urging Governor Jon Huntsman to veto one bill in particular.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:49 am
Fri February 16, 2007

2/20/07: Flock of Dodos

RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:01 am
Fri February 16, 2007

2/19/07: Father Abraham

Photo by Dave Bushe

Salt Lake City, UT – Abraham Lincoln is often portrayed as a moderate whose main mission was to keep the country united. Biographer Richard Striner sees him not as a politician who only pragmatically freed the slaves though, but rather as a visionary political ethicist who from the beginning of his career strove for justice and human equality. Doug Fabrizio talks to Striner about his interpretations of Lincoln's speeches and writings. (Rebroadcast)

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