RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:30 pm
Wed September 14, 2005

Wednesday, September 14: John Roberts Confirmation Hearings - Day 3

Salt Lake City, UT – RadioWest continues its local analysis of the Senate Confirmation Hearings for Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Doug Fabrizio talks to Melinda Wittstock at KUER's Capitol Hill Bureau, Utah Republic Party Chairman Joseph Cannon, and University of Utah Law Professor Erik Luna.br>
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KUER Local News
10:16 am
Wed September 14, 2005

Survey Shows Utah is Not Facing a "Brain Drain"

RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:39 pm
Mon September 12, 2005

Tuesday, September 13: John Roberts Confirmation Hearings - Day 2

Salt Lake City, UT – KUER continues its broadcast of the Senate's hearings on the nomination of John Roberts to be Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. During the lunch recess, Doug Fabrizio talks to Melinda Wittstock of KUER's Capitol Hill Bureau, Attorney Stephen Sargent, and University of Utah Law Professor Erik Luna about the proceedings.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:59 pm
Fri September 9, 2005

Senate Confirmation Hearings for Supreme Court Nominee John Roberts

From NPR News in Washington – The next Chief Justice of the United States will set the course of the Supreme Court and the American legal landscape for decades to come.

KUER will broadcast the Senate confirmation hearings of John Roberts to replace William Rehnquist.

We'll be following the proceedings from gavel to gavel. NPR's Neal Conan and Senior Legal Correspondent Nina Totenberg will anchor our coverage.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:50 pm
Thu September 8, 2005

Friday, September 9: Politics and Apologies

Salt Lake City, UT – Love may mean never having to say you're sorry, but what do apologies mean in politics? Doug Fabrizio talks to psychiatrist Aaron Lazare and to political historian Alan Coombs about the nature of apologies and what they mean to a constituency when they happen ... or don't ... in public.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:16 pm
Thu September 8, 2005

Thursday, September 8: Banishing Verona

Novelist Margot Livesey

Salt Lake City, UT – Author Margot Livesey will be in Salt Lake City Thursday evening to read from her new novel "Banishing Verona." Doug Fabrizio talks to Livesey about this latest work and about her craft.

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KUER Local News
1:43 pm
Thu September 8, 2005

Methamphetamine & Money

Washington D.C. – A recent cover of Newsweek Magazine called the methamphetamine problem an epidemic. U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales recently announced a series of nationwide meth busts, but while meth has been a problem in Utah, there's an ongoing debeate as to whether or not calling it a national 'epidemic' is going too far. And, in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, there's much less money to go around. Laura Strickler reports from our Capitol Hill Bureau. -

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:10 pm
Wed September 7, 2005

Wednesday, September 7: Perfectly Legal

Author David Cay Johnston

Salt Lake City, UT – Doug Fabrizio talks to pulitzer-prize winning investigative reporter David Cay Johnston about his book "Perfectly Legal." Johnston is trying to get average Americans to understand how their tax system is widening the gap between them and the super-rich. Both Democrats and Republicans have distorted the country's tax code so that the rank and file of the country are quite literally funneling money to the super rich through tax cuts. (Repeat)

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KUER Local News
10:19 am
Wed September 7, 2005

Will Boom Times Lead to Prosperity in Utah's Uintah Basin?

Uintah Drill Rig
Dan Bammes

Vernal, Utah – New drilling rigs are springing up across the Uintah Basin of eastern Utah, with dozens of new natural gas wells going in. Jobs in the energy industry are plentiful right now, with many workers coming in to Utah from out of state and even outside the country. Industry and community leaders are wondering how to translate that short-term prosperity into long-term gains for a region that has lived with a boom-and-bust cycle for generations. KUER's Dan Bammes reports.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:21 pm
Tue September 6, 2005

Wednesday, September 7: Patient A

Salt Lake City, UT – In 1992, Kimberly Bergalis became the first documented case of AIDS transmission from a health care worker to a patient. The case resulted in a public outcry, and in a new dialogue about the disease. The play "Patient A" documents Bergalis' struggle, and examines issues of testing, discrimination and personal responsibility. Plan B Theatre Company opens "Patient A" this week, and Doug Fabrizio talks to the Director Jerry Rapier, Actor Colleen Lewis, and to Utah Aids Foundation Program Director David Ferguson.

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