RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
6:31 am
Mon June 5, 2006

6/6/06: The Devil and his Domain

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KUER Local News
12:03 am
Mon June 5, 2006

Utah Gay Pride 2006

2006 Utah Gay Pride Festival
Tasha Cook

Salt Lake City, UT – This year's Utah Pride events lured thousands of festival goers and parade spectators to downtown Salt Lake City yesterday. Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered Utahns and their supporters came to celebrate this year's festival theme: Pride, Not Prejudice. KUER's Tasha Cook has more on this story:

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:31 am
Fri June 2, 2006

6/5/06: My Lai and the Psychology of War

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KUER Local News
11:07 pm
Thu June 1, 2006

More Ute Students Graduating

Uintah River High School on the Ute reservation in Fort Duchesne, UT.
Photo by Dan Bammes

Fort Duchesne, UT – In past generations, less than half of Utah's Ute Indian population graduated from high school. The situation is looking somewhat better today, thanks to the pressure put on public schools by school accountability laws such as No Child Left Behind. Efforts by the Ute tribe itself are also making a substantial difference, including their own high school in Fort Duchesne. KUER's Dan Bammes reports.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
1:15 am
Thu June 1, 2006

6/2/06: How to Be Idle

Salt Lake City, UT – Tom Hodgkinson argues that the Western addiction to work has resulted in a lot of ill health, debt and anxiety. In his book How to Be Idle, he seeks to recover an alternative tradition - one that says not only is idleness good, but that it is essential for a pleasurable life. Hodgkinson joins Doug Fabrizio to make the case for doing less with your life. (Repeat)

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KUER Local News
1:06 am
Thu June 1, 2006

Utah Soundscapes: Ravens

A raven from the PBS program Nature.
Photo courtesy pbs.org / wnet / Nature

Salt Lake City, UT – Each week at this time, KUER brings you Utah Soundscapes, audio postcards from around the state and region. Today, Jeff Rice talks with Emmy award-winning nature recordist Gordon Hempton.

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

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:55 am
Wed May 31, 2006

6/1/06: Electronic Voting

Salt Lake City, UT – The 2000 Presidential election underscored problems and inefficiencies in the US electoral system. It forced officials to rethink the voting process and to begin replacing outdated methods. Critics of new electronic technology worry though about ease of use, security, poll worker training and more. Doug is joined by the University of Utah's Thad Hall, former Emery County Clerk Bruce Funk and Salt Lake County Clerk Sherrie Swenson for a look at the evolution of electronic voting and the disputes of a developing system.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:50 am
Tue May 30, 2006

5/31/06: Kingdom Coming - The Rise of Christian Nationalism

Salon.com Senior Writer Michelle Goldberg

Salt Lake City, UT – Veteran Salon.com writer Michelle Goldberg argues that America is undergoing a cultural revolution - a fevered religious radicalism where every political issue is a battle between good and evil. In her new book Kingdom Coming: The Rise of Christian Nationalism, Goldberg examines the structure of the religious right, the debates that are fueling its growth and the ramifications of a truly Christian nation.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:14 am
Tue May 30, 2006

5/30/06: The Age of AIDS

The AIDS red ribbon monument in Durban, South Africa.
AP / Obed Zilwa (c)

Salt Lake City, UT – Stan Penfold of the Utah AIDS Foundation says the awareness for AIDS may be the lowest it's been since the 1980s. Better medical treatment and an increasingly conservative social atmosphere have made the crisis somehow seem less urgent. The fact is, while 25 million people have died from AIDS related illness since the virus emerged out of obscurity, more than 40 million people carry it right now. Tuesday on RadioWest, we're examining 25 years of AIDS, its effect on the globe and the course its running in Utah.

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KUER Local News
11:12 pm
Mon May 29, 2006

Iraq War Claims Couple

Portland, ME – Producer Scott Spender tells the story of Chris and Lavinia Gelineau. Chris died in Iraq, while Lavinia was murdered shortly afterward by her abusive father.

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