KUER Local News
3:41 am
Fri November 3, 2006

Transit Funding - Proposition Three

Salt Lake City – In Salt Lake County, it's called Proposition Three. In Utah County, it's called the opinion question. Both would raise the local sales tax by a quarter-percent to fund rail and road projects and speed up their completion. KUER's Dan Bammes has the story.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
11:22 pm
Wed November 1, 2006

11/3/06: Founding Mothers

Salt Lake City, UT – On Wednesday, November 15th, NPR's senior news analyst Cokie Roberts will be in Salt Lake City to deliver the Keynote Address at the Salt Lake Chamber's Annual Women & Business Conference and Awards Luncheon. Doug talked to Roberts last year about her latest book, "Founding Mothers." In it, she looks at the stories of women who sacrificed and fought their own battles as part of the American Revolution. (Rebroadcast)

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KUER Local News
10:27 pm
Wed November 1, 2006

Utah Senate Race

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:01 am
Wed November 1, 2006

11/2/06: Art and Alzheimer's

The painter William Utermohlen chronicled his own descent into Alzheimer's through a series of self-portraits from 1995 to 2000.
William Utermohlen, 1998

Salt Lake City, UT – The French painter and sculpture Edgar Degas said, "Art is not what you see, but what you make others see." But when art is used to educate and encourage conversation about an issue, how does the artist tackle a subject in his or her own genre? Thursday on RadioWest, Doug is joined by a choreographer, a novelist and an art historian who have all been thinking about Alzheimer's Disease. It's a conversation about memory, about love, and about the power of art to reflect and to heal.

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KUER Local News
10:42 pm
Tue October 31, 2006

Third District Candidate Says its Time for a Change

Christian Burridge
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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:15 am
Tue October 31, 2006

11/1/06: Mr. Conservative

KUER Local News
12:03 am
Tue October 31, 2006

Third Congressional District Candidate Chris Cannon

Rep. Chris Cannon

Salt Lake City, UT – In Utah's third congressional district, Representative Chris Cannon is campaigning for his sixth term. Cannon, a 55 year old Provo resident, survived a tough primary battle in June. In an interview with KUER, Cannon said he's most proud this past session, of his work on consolidating school trust lands, and a bill that stopped the re-monopolization of the Baby Bell telephone companies.

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KUER Local News
10:09 pm
Sun October 29, 2006

Utah Senate District 4 Race

Salt Lake City, UT – On Tuesday, November 7th, voters in Utah Senate District 4 will go to the polls to choose between Democrat Pat Jones, a sitting Utah House member, and Republican Dirk Anjewierden, a political newcomer. This overwhelmingly Republican district has been represented in the past by Democrats, and that makes the race between Jones and Anjewierden competitive. KUER's Tasha Cook has this report:

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:07 am
Fri October 27, 2006

10/31/06: Plan B Radio Hour

Salt Lake City, UT – Tuesday is Hallowe'en, and members of the Plan B Theatre Company will join us to present another live broadcast of radio theatre. They'll perform two classic tales perfect for the occasion - complete with live sound effects. We've got Ray Bradbury's Zero Hour and you'll hear Lucille Fletcher's The Hitch-Hiker much like you would have when the Mercury Theatre first did it in 1946.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:17 am
Fri October 27, 2006

10/30/06: Churches and Candidates

Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney has yet to declare his candidancy for President in 2008.

Salt Lake City, UT – Mitt Romney's relationship with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints became the subject of increased examination last week when The Boston Globe reported an exchange of e-mails between Romney advisers and church leaders. In response, the LDS Church has issued a statement in which they reaffirmed their political neutrality. Monday, Doug is joined by journalists and scholars for a look at the practical role churches play in American politics.

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