KUER Local News
3:53 am
Fri March 10, 2006

Utah Tibetans Commemorate Uprising

Tashi Pelton (right) and translator Khando Chazotsang.
Kent Miles

Salt Lake City, UT – Today, March 10th, is a special day for Tibetans around the world. It's the day commemorating the Tibetan uprising against the Chinese in 1959. Tashi Pelton, a Tibetan woman living in Salt Lake City, experienced first hand the terror of Chinese rule. She spent fifteen years in prison in Tibet for her family's resistance to the Chinese.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:26 am
Fri March 10, 2006

Monday, March 13: The Wal-Mart Effect

Author Charles Fishman

Salt Lake City, UT – Even if you've never shopped at Wal-Mart, the ubiquitous store has influenced the products you buy and the economy in your town. Charles Fishman, author of "The Wal-Mart Effect," joins Doug Fabrizio and local business advocates Tony Weller and David Nimkin for a look at how the retail giant has changed American consumerism at its most basic levels.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
11:01 pm
Wed March 8, 2006

Friday, March 10: The Art of Burlesque

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Burlesque Dancer Dee Milo in 1951.

Salt Lake City, UT – RadioWest takes a look at the art of burlesque with Utah native Dee Milo from the Golden Days of Burlesque Historical Society, international burlesque performer Miss Dirty Martini, and Jane Briggeman, author of "Burlesque: Legendary Stars of the Stage." (Repeat)

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:57 am
Wed March 8, 2006

Thursday, March 9: Singer Songwriter Stephanie Davis

Singer Songwriter Stephanie Davis

Salt Lake City, UT – The sights and sounds of daily ranch life in Montana inspire singer songwriter Stephanie Davis -- from the trills of sandhill cranes in the spring and herding cows to new grass in the summer, to the choir of coyotes in the dead of winter. Davis is a frequent guest on Garrison Keillor's "A Prairie Home Companion," and is in concert this Saturday, March 11th at the University of Utah. She's agreed to join us -- guitar in hand -- to talk about her music, and the music of the American West.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:47 am
Tue March 7, 2006

Wednesday, March 8: The Presidency of Spencer W. Kimball

Spencer W. Kimball served as President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints from 1973 until his death in 1985.
(Photo from Lengthen Your Stride: The Presidency of Spencer W. Kimball)

Salt Lake City, UT – During the Presidency of Spencer W. Kimball, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints underwent significant changes -- giving the priesthood to men of African origin, opposition to the Equal Rights Amendment and the installation of the MX missile system among them. Doug talks to Kimball's son, Edward L. Kimball, author of the new biography Lengthen Your Stride: The Presidency of Spencer W. Kimball.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
1:44 am
Tue March 7, 2006

Tuesday, March 7: Women at War

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KUER Local News
5:40 am
Fri March 3, 2006

The Joys of Reading

March 3, 2006 – Yesterday, in honor of Dr. Seuss's birthday, the National Education Association celebrated by reminding young and old that March 2nd was to be devoted to reading.

In honor of the Reading Across America initiative, Salt Lake City producer Anne Milliken went in search of readers.


Anne Milliken's piece was produced by Ben Bombard.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
1:38 am
Fri March 3, 2006

Monday, March 6: Finding Quiet in a Connected World

Author and Media Ethicist Michael Bugeja

Salt Lake City, UT – So you've got your cell phone and your iPod and your children are playing on the Game Boy -- are we connected, or have we isolated ourselves in a world of technology? Do you have a place where you shut off the devices and listen to the world around you? Doug Fabrizio talks to Michael Bugeja, author of "Interpersonal Divide: The Search for Community in a Technological Age," about how we control our gadgets while making certain they don't control us.

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KUER Local News
11:46 pm
Thu March 2, 2006

The Shaky Wasatch

KUER Local News
9:18 am
Thu March 2, 2006

Legislative Session Ends with Unfinished Business

Salt Lake City, UT – Utah lawmakers adjourned their 45-day legislative session at midnight last night, not quite completing their $9.5-billion dollar budget. They failed to pass a $69-million dollar proposal to lower the income tax rate, ensuring that Governor Jon Huntsman will call them back into a special legislative session to determine the nature of the tax cut. And that was just one of the reasons many are calling this legislative session "historic." KUER's Jenny Brundin reports.

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