RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
9:31 am
Thu June 22, 2006

6/23/06: Jonestown

A stone in Oakland, California commemorates the unclaimed victims of the 1978 Jonestown Massacre.
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KUER Local News
1:54 am
Thu June 22, 2006

Utah Arts Festival: Dead Momma Database

Arthur Pembleton/Dead Momma Database

Salt Lake City, UT – The 30th annual Utah Arts Festival opens today in downtown Salt Lake City. The festival brings together hundreds of visual artists, poets, musicians and street performers. KUER's Tasha Cook spoke with Arthur Pembleton, a featured artist and the creator of the "Dead Momma Database."

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KUER Local News
10:47 pm
Wed June 21, 2006

Utah Soundscapes: Cowbirds

Brown-headed Cowbird
Photo by Greg Gillson, The Bird Guide, Inc., http://thebirdguide.com

Salt Lake City, UT – Brown-headed cowbirds are common in rural areas throughout the state of Utah. A local scientist has made some interesting discoveries about this bird's unusual song and dance routine. Jeff Rice reports for the Utah Soundscape series.

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

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:16 am
Wed June 21, 2006

6/22/06: Sandra Tsing Loh

Sandra Tsing Loh
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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:15 am
Tue June 20, 2006

6/21/06: Radical Innocent

Author and Activist Upton Sinclair, 1878-1968. Learn more at The Free On-Line Library

Salt Lake City, UT – Considered a propogandist by some and a revolutionary by others, Upton Sinclair's writing blurred the lines between life, politics and art. He published over 90 books, but is perhaps best known for The Jungle, his 1906 expose of the inhuman working conditions in Chicago's stockyards. In the new book "Radical Innocent," biographer Anthony Arthur looks at the social activism that informed Sinclair's writing, and that helped him transform a nation.

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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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