RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
1:03 am
Thu August 10, 2006

8/11/06: Playwright and Filmmaker Neil LaBute

RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:25 am
Wed August 9, 2006

8/10/06: Grammy Award Winner Tim O'Brien

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Salt Lake City, UT – Tim O'Brien has said that creating music is as simple as making something new out of something old. This philosophy, along with his talent and versatility, has resulted in over 30 years of music well-grounded in the traditions of the American South and Ireland. In his hands though, the rhythms and themes morph into modern expressions. This 2006 Grammy Award Winner is in Salt Lake this week, and visits us in studio with his instruments.

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KUER Local News
3:18 am
Wed August 9, 2006

Controversy at the Outdoor Retailer Expo

Salt Lake City, UT – The Outdoor Retailer Expo at the Salt Palace in downtown Salt Lake City has been an annual part of summer in Utah for the past decade. It attracts about twenty five thousand visitors, most of them are outdoor equipment vendors and retailers from around the country. But this year there's a controversy about one of the show's new sponsors. University of Utah graduate Jay Rogers has this report.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:34 am
Tue August 8, 2006

8/9/06: Mormonism and Pop Culture

South Park's \"All About the Mormons?\" originally aired on November 19, 2003.
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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:00 am
Mon August 7, 2006

8/8/06: Free Speech 101

Salt Lake City, UT – When the student government of Utah Valley State College decided to bring Michael Moore to their campus in 2004, they thought they would stir up controversy - but they didn't imagine the tremendous back-lash they would receive. Demonstrations on both sides, political pressure and bribery divided the community. Then Student Body Vice President of Academics Joseph Vogel has written a book on the Utah Valley uproar, and talks to Doug about the state of free speech in the United States.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
10:15 pm
Thu August 3, 2006

8/7/06: On the Ridge Between Life and Death

Author and Climber David Roberts

Salt Lake City, UT – Despite witnessing three fatal mountain climbing accidents before the age of 22, David Roberts insists that his greatest pleasure comes from the mountains. Doug Fabrizio talks to Roberts about the passion he describes in his new book, "On the Ridge Between Life and Death: A Climbing Life Reexamined." (Repeat)

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
9:20 am
Thu August 3, 2006

8/4/06: Why We Curse

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KUER Local News
5:48 am
Thu August 3, 2006

Utah Soundscapes: Amphibian Extinction

Columbian Spotted Frog photo courtesy of the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources.
Krissy Wilson

Salt Lake City, UT – Scientists report a growing silence among the world's frog and toad populations. A new report says that nearly a third of the planet's amphibians are threatened with extinction. Jeff Rice reports for Utah Soundscapes.

Click here to link to the archives of Utah Soundscapes by Jeff Rice.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:54 am
Wed August 2, 2006

8/3/06: Rocky Anderson and Salt Lake Politics

Salt Lake City, UT – Last Friday, Rocky Anderson announced that he would not seek a third term as Salt Lake City's mayor. The announcement leaves past contenders and newcomers alike throwing their hats into the ring, while Anderson crosses party lines to endorse Republican Keith Christensen. Doug talks to observers about Salt Lake politics and what Anderson's decision means for the city. Later in the program, Doug's joined by Mayor Anderson for a look at his plans for his final 17 months in office.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:16 am
Tue August 1, 2006

8/2/06: Author Calvin Trillin

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