KUER Local News
11:33 pm
Tue February 7, 2006

Politics, Public Safety and Unpasteurized Milk at the Legislature

February 8, 2006 – A bill that would require people proof of citizenship when registering to vote advanced on Capitol Hill yesterday. Legislators also considered bills on wearing seat belts, presidential primaries, animal torture and raw milk. KUER's Jenny Brundin reports:

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
9:07 am
Tue February 7, 2006

Wednesday, February 8: The 2006 State Budget

Salt Lake City, UT – As Utah lawmakers look at a billion dollar state surplus, decisions must be made about how the windfall should be spent. While some at Utah's Capitol Hill caution discipline, others see an opportunity to reduce taxes or to fund projects like transportation. A recent Salt Lake Tribune-KUED-KUER poll found that 61% of Utahns want to improve public schools. Doug Fabrizio talks to lawmakers and analysts about spending priorities and fiscal choices in a year of plenty.

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KUER Local News
12:10 am
Tue February 7, 2006

Legislature Addresses Peyote Use, Human Services Spending, Kindergarten

Salt Lake City, UT – A Senate Committee wrote the latest chapter in the ongoing battle to define who's legally allowed to use and possess peyote in Utah. A joint appropriations subcommittee decided that making up cuts in federal spending was its top priority for spending the new money available in this year's state budget for social services. And a bill to expand all-day kindergarten programs advanced on a razor-thin committee vote. KUER's Dan Bammes and Laura Weiss report.

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KUER Local News
9:36 am
Fri February 3, 2006

Tuition Break for Undocumented Immigrants Challenged

Salt Lake City, UT – Lawmakers on Capitol Hill yesterday advanced a measure eliminating lawmakers access to life-time health benefits once they retire. A committee also voted to repeal a 3-year-old law giving undocumented students in-state tuition. KUER's Jenny Brundin reports.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:36 am
Fri February 3, 2006

Monday, February 6: Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing

Washington, DC – On Monday, KUER will broadcast NPR coverage of the Senate Judiciary Committee's "Wartime Executive Power and the NSA's Surveillance Authority." Please join us again for RadioWest on Tuesday, February 7.

RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
12:44 am
Fri February 3, 2006

Tuesday, February 7: Bishop George Niederauer

The Most Reverend George H. Niederauer

Salt Lake City, UT – Bishop George Niederauer has served the Diocese of Salt Lake City for nearly 11 years. On February 15, though, he will be installed as Archbishop of San Francisco. As Bishop Niederauer prepares for his move, he joins Doug Fabrizio to talk about his faith, about the role of religion in community, and about Utah, a place he calls home.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
9:17 am
Thu February 2, 2006

Thursday, February 2: The Nature of Compassion

Author Marc Ian Barasch

Salt Lake City, UT – In Field Notes on the Compassionate Life, author Marc Ian Barasch explores the nature of compassion, what he calls "the x-factor that every faith exalts as a supreme virtue." RadioWest talks to Barasch about the fieldwork that took him to kitchen tables, maximum security prisons, political organizations and medical conferences. (Repeat)

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KUER Local News
6:27 am
Thu February 2, 2006

Utah Legislature: Water Projects and Help for the Disadvantaged

Salt Lake City, Ut – Among the numerous bills that passed through the Utah Legislature Wednesday was legislation aimed at helping Utahns in need--of water, workforce assistance, and medical funding for the future. KUER's Tasha Cook reports on these highlights.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:59 am
Thu February 2, 2006

Friday, February 3: Non-resident Tuition Exemptions

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KUER Local News
11:45 pm
Tue January 31, 2006

Bear River Water Project Moves Ahead at Legislature

Salt Lake City, UT – House lawmakers overwhelmingly approved a bill yesterday that sets in motion a $680 million dollar project to divert water from the Bear River to satisfy the state's growing demand for water. And the first of a number of bills challenging the Governor's authority advanced in the Utah Senate yesterday. KUER's Jenny Brundin reports.

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