RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:50 am
Tue January 23, 2007

1/24/07: From Radio to TV with This American Life

L-R: Doug Fabrizio, Ira Glass, Chris Wilcha and Adam Beckman
Photo by Kevin Zimmerman

Salt Lake City, UT – Wednesday, RadioWest is live in Park City with Ira Glass, host of This American Life. Ira is in town for the Sundance Film Festival. He's promoting his new Showtime television program based on the radio show. Just how do you translate compelling radio into good TV? Doug talks to Ira Glass, Director Chris Wilcha and Director of Photography Adam Beckman.

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KUER Local News
11:36 pm
Mon January 22, 2007

Sundance & The Bombings of Hiroshima & Nagasaki

White Light & Black Rain Director Steven Okazaki

Park City, UT – Sundance Film Festival-goers have a rare chance to hear first-hand accounts from survivors of the nuclear bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan in 1945. KUER's Tasha Cook met with Academy-award winning director Steven Okazaki to discuss his film in Park City.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:05 am
Mon January 22, 2007

1/23/07: Utah's Folk Music of the 60s

Rosalie Sorrels in Salt Lake City in the early 60s.
Utah State Historical Society

Salt Lake City, UT – In the 1960s, young urban songwriters were searching for a new form of artistic expression to talk about cultural and political change. That search for something "new" took them back to something old. In Utah, musicians like Bruce "Utah" Phillips and Rosalie Sorrels and groups like "Uncle Lumpy" and "Polly and the Valley Boys" called on a rich musical tradition to create a "folk revival." Doug is joined by Rosalie Sorrels, Polly Stewart and Hal Cannon for a look at the heyday of folk music in the state.

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KUER Local News
3:54 am
Mon January 22, 2007

Bite Sized #1: Valter

Valter Nassi with chef Memmo Torres.

Salt Lake City, UT – The first in a series on food from producer Beth Hoffman. She wants us to stop for a moment and think about food in a deeper way...to reflect upon the environmental, cultural and artistic connections we have to cooking and eating in Utah. She'll also introduce us to people here who are, well, really passionate about food. People like Valter Nassi, the host and concept man at the restaurant Cucina Toscana.

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KUER Local News
11:37 pm
Sun January 21, 2007

Sundance Film Festival Opening

Sundance Film Festival at the Egyptian Theater in Park City, UT.

Park City, UT – The Sundance Film Festival's first days kicked off with a smorgasbord of sights and sounds. It's about film buffs and celebrity hounds swarming the streets of Park City. In her audio-postcard, KUER's Tasha Cook begins with actor and Sundance founder Robert Redford and festival director Geoffrey Gilmore as they kick off events. And then she captures the voices of fans at the festival:

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KUER Local News
5:02 am
Fri January 19, 2007

House Moves Toward Lower Medicare Drug Prices

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KUER Local News
2:37 am
Fri January 19, 2007

US House Energy Taxes Bill Passes

Washington, DC – They've complained about big oil profits for years while in the minority, AND in their new role as Congressional majority Democrats today (Thursday) stuck it to oil companies in a major way - saving one of their most partisan bills for the last of their first 100-hours agenda. From Washington, Neil Simon reports.

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The new bill is the Democrat way of getting federal money from an energy industry seeing record profits.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:10 am
Fri January 19, 2007

1/22/07: School Choice Part I

KUER Local News
12:01 am
Fri January 19, 2007

Sundance Film Festival Kick-Off

Park City, UT – The Sundance Film Festival officially kicked off yesterday in Park City. The premier independent film festival is celebrating 26 years of showcasing feature films, shorts and documentaries by new artists. KUER's Tasha Cook has this report.

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KUER Local News
11:29 pm
Thu January 18, 2007

School Choice on the Fast Track at Utah Legislature

Salt Lake City, UT – Utah lawmakers took up a number of wide-ranging bills yesterday, from state park fees to tanning and from voting to dating violence. But first, KUER's Jenny Brundin reports that a controversial bill appears to be on the fast track on Utah's Capitol Hill -- government vouchers that parents could spend on private school education for their children.

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