KUER Local News
10:40 am
Mon November 28, 2005

Utah Combats "Silent Epidemic" of Teen Suicide

RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
12:51 pm
Wed November 23, 2005

Monday, November 28: Fair Trade in the Global Economy

Salt Lake City, UT – "Fair Trade" is a business model which links retailers directly to producers in developing countries to guarantee them greater equity in the global economy. Doug Fabrizio is joined by Katie Olsen and Doug Dirks of Ten Thousand Villages, and by Kimberly Grimes, author of "Artisans and Cooperatives," for a look at the challenges of the global market and at the impact of Fair Trade on the lives of artisans throughout the world.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:50 pm
Tue November 22, 2005

Tuesday, November 22: Edwin B Firmage

RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
12:55 pm
Tue November 22, 2005

Wednesday, November 23: Howard Hughes and the "Mormon Will"

Salt Lake City, UT – In 1976, a handwritten will found in Salt Lake City left $150 million of Howard Hughes' fortune to a rural Nevada meat delivery driver, Melvin Dummar. Hughes' "Mormon Will" was declared a fraud by the courts, and Dummar lost everything, including his reputation. Former FBI agent Gary Magnesen has written "The Investigation," which reposes the central question: has Dummar been telling the truth all along?

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KUER Local News
10:32 am
Mon November 21, 2005

Refugees Teach Students About Gratitude

Sandy, UT – This Thanksgiving Day, many of us will give thanks for the food on the table in front of us. But refugees, those who came here fleeing religious or political persecution, give thanks for much more. At a holiday dinner hosted by the Waterford School's Community Service Club, students found they have much to learn from the refugees. Producer Beth Hoffman attended the dinner and has this report.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
1:55 pm
Fri November 18, 2005

Monday, November 21: Secrets of the Lost Canyon

Salt Lake City, UT – It was called one of the most significant finds in North America in the past 50 years. Nestled in the heart of Central Utah in Range Creek Canyon were the remains of a lost civilization that once thrived in the American Southwest. A new KUED documentary examines this historic discovery.

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KUER Local News
1:46 pm
Fri November 18, 2005

Youth Waves #2

Salt Lake City – Today, in our continuing series Youth Waves, 18-year old Shalise Dryer brings us her perspective on trust in a family, especially after a divorce.

This commentary came to us via the youth media program Spy Hop and first aired on KRCL's all youth radio program, Loud and Clear.

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KUER Local News
4:56 pm
Thu November 17, 2005

Old World, New Kitchen: Tahmina Martelly

Tahmina Martelly cooks in her kitchen.
Sean Graff
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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:03 pm
Thu November 17, 2005

Friday, November 18: Hedwig the Angry Inch

Salt Lake City – We're profiling the glam-rock musical and cult favorite, "Hedwig and the Angry Inch." The Plan-B Theatre Company has just opened the play in Salt Lake City with a limited engagement. The play is a funny and poignant exploration of gender confusion and lonliness. It's the story of transsexual rocker Hedwig Schmidt. In Hedwig's view of the world, we've all been separated from our other half. She is trying to find hers... (repeat)

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
12:48 pm
Wed November 16, 2005

Thursday, November 17: The Apocalypse

Salt Lake City, UT – Tsunamis, earthquakes, war, hurricanes, famine, plague; these and other global developments have some people wondering, "Are the end times just around the bend? Are we witnessing the coming apocalypse?" But why? And where in the spectrum of historical apocalypic prediction do our worries fit? Is apocalypse solely a Western and Christian idea? Are such concerns based only in faith or is there also scientific evidence?

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