June 20, 2006 | RadioWest
12:10 am
Tue June 20, 2006

6/20/06: Salt Lake's Punk Scene


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KUER Local News
12:13 am
Mon June 19, 2006

Utah Arts Festival: The New Orleans Project

The Times-Picayune, Saturday, August 27, 2005.
Beth Hoffman
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KUER Local News
10:25 pm
Sun June 18, 2006

Utah's Congressional Delegation Reacts to the Rise of India and China

Washington, DC – It's been called a new Cold War. About 40-percent of all the people on earth live in two countries -- India and China. The economies of those countries are growing exponentially, and both nations have beefed up their military arsenals over the past 20 years. These nations are siphoning off service sector computer jobs from Utah, and that concerns the state's lawmakers in Congress. In the first of a special two-part series, Chad Pergram reports from Capitol Hill.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
9:10 am
Fri June 16, 2006

6/19/06: Academic Freedom and the Community

Salt Lake City, UT – Earlier this month, Brigham Young University ended its contract with Jeffrey Nielsen following a Salt Lake Tribune op-ed piece in which Nielsen publicly criticized the LDS Church's stand on gay marriage. The case brings up many questions of academic freedom. Doug is joined by professors from the University of Utah, Notre Dame, Brigham Young University and Utah Valley State College to look at the role of the teacher to challenge -- and respect -- their students and their community.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
8:44 am
Thu June 15, 2006

6/16/06: Spanish Gold

Salt Lake City, UT – Utah legend tells of caverns filled with caches of Spanish Gold hidden before the arrival of Escalante and Dominguez. Since then, there have been those who have hunted for and those who have even claimed to have found these lost treasures. Doug and guests Lee Nelson, Will Bagley and Ken Sanders explore what the oral histories tell us and how those stack up to the academic view of our state's past. (Repeat)

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:30 am
Thu June 15, 2006

6/15/06: The Heartless Stone

Journalist Tom Zoellner

Salt Lake City, UT – Journalist Tom Zoellner knows all too well the emotional meaning diamonds can carry with them. When his fiancee returned the only diamond he had ever bought, Zoellner visited 6 continents and 14 nations in search of answers. The result is The Heartless Stone, an investigation of the diamond industry from mine to finger. Zoellner will be in Salt Lake tomorrow, and today he joins Doug to talk about the machine that used a pretty hunk of carbon to change cultures and societies around the world.

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KUER Local News
11:44 pm
Wed June 14, 2006

Utah Soundscapes: Coyotes

Coyote howls in Winter.
Bryan Harry, National Park Service

Salt Lake City, UT – Someone once told producer Jeff Rice that if you howl at a coyote, it just might howl back. In the interest of reportorial research-- or idle speculation-- he found himself out in the sagebrush testing this theory. He has this audio postcard for the Utah Soundscapes series.

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

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KUER Local News
11:26 pm
Wed June 14, 2006

Songwriter Remembers Father's Passing

Salt Lake City, UT – As part of our Father's Day series, KUER presents a conversation with songwriter Dave Alvin looking back at the day his father died - and ahead to the end of his own life.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:08 am
Wed June 14, 2006

6/14/06: The Risks of Conscience

Jeffrey Nielsen

Salt Lake City – Philosophy Professor Jeffrey Nielsen knew the risks when he publicly criticized The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' position on gay marriage. Just four days after his op-ed piece ran in the Salt Lake Tribune, Nielsen - himself an active member of the Church - was in effect fired by BYU. Wednesday on RadioWest, Nielsen joins Doug Fabrizio to talk about what he calls the moral imperatives that compelled him to speak out, and the risks of taking such a stand.

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KUER Local News
12:16 am
Wed June 14, 2006

Remembering a Distant Dad

Salt Lake City, Ut – As part of KUER's series on Father's Day, we'll hear from Dave Mash, who tried to learn from his own father's mistakes and omissions.

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