RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:15 pm
Thu March 3, 2005

Friday, March 4: Being a Green Consumer

Salt Lake City, UT – On this edition of RadioWest's "Your Personal Economy," Dan Bammes and John Bird from the Albion Financial Group talk about choices that can minimize your impact on the environment and save money as well. Their guests will be architect Kent Peters, environmental specialist Lisa Romney and Sarah Wright who promotes the "Blue Sky Initiatives" for wind power.

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KUER Local News
9:21 am
Thu March 3, 2005

Utah Legislature - Wrapup

Salt Lake City, UT – The Utah legislature wrapped up its 45-day general session at the stroke of midnight on Wednesday. Lawmakers passed a state budget of nearly nine billion dollars -- up 6 percent from this year -- as well as about 400 bills. KUER's Jenny Brundin reports.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
3:11 pm
Wed March 2, 2005

Thursday, March 3: 2005 Legislative Wrap-Up

Salt Lake City, UT – The Utah legislature wrapped up its 45 day session on Wednesday. RadioWest looks at legislation and its impact with commentators and journalists.

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KUER Local News
9:26 am
Wed March 2, 2005

Utah Legislature - Day 45

Salt Lake City, UT – Undocumented workers in Utah will soon not be able to get a regular driver's license, and a bill quietly going through the legislature could have a big impact on Utah's state budget for years to come. But first, Utah lawmakers appear poised to delay the passage of a bill that places Utah priorities over the mandates of the federal No Child Left Behind Act, the law mandating that all children in public schools perform at grade level in reading and math by 2014. KUER's Jenny Brundin reports.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:59 pm
Tue March 1, 2005

Wednesday, March 2: The Arab Media and Views on America

Salt Lake City, UT – Lebanese journalist Hisham Melhem joins RadioWest to discuss the Arab media and the ways the Middle East looks at the United States. Melhem is Washington DC bureau chief for "An-Nahar," a Beirut newspaper.

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KUER Local News
9:24 am
Tue March 1, 2005

Legislature - Day 44

Salt Lake City, UT – Utah lawmakers took action on two more budget bills yesterday, bringing the total to about $8.8 billion spent. Most of this year's revenue has now been spent -- what remains is the loose change that will be voted on in the final Bill of Bills sometime before the stroke of midnight on Wednesday. KUER's Jenny Brundin reports.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
4:46 pm
Mon February 28, 2005

Tuesday, March 1: The Art of Burlesque

Salt Lake City, UT – RadioWest takes a look at the art of burlesque with Utah native Dee Milo from the Golden Days of Burlesque Historical Society, international burlesque performer Miss Dirty Martini, and Jane Briggeman, author of "Burlesque: Legendary Stars of the Stage."

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
2:08 pm
Mon February 28, 2005

Monday, February 28: Chang-rae Lee's "Aloft"

Salt Lake City, UT – Doug talks with author Chang-rae Lee, who was named by The New Yorker Magazine as one of the 20 Best Writers Under 40. His latest book, Aloft, is set in the American suburb and re-examines the meaning of the American character.

Chang-rae Lee will be at Sam Weller's Zion Bookstore on Saturday, March 5th at 3:00 p.m.

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KUER Local News
10:12 am
Fri February 25, 2005

Utah Symphony and Opera Plans Financial Recovery

Salt Lake City, UT – The Utah Symphony and Opera has been running up substantial deficits since the two organizations merged in 2002. A confidential consultant's report has also identified a number of problems with the way US&O has been run in recent years. Add to that the lack of a contract with union musicians and the situation was ready for some serious attention from the organization's board members. KUER's Dan Bammes reports.

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RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
5:29 pm
Thu February 24, 2005

Friday, February 25: Hugh Nibley - A Consecrated Life

Salt Lake City, UT – Hugh Nibley was perhaps the most famous LDS scholar. Nibley passed away Thursday at the age of 94. A biography by his son in law, Boyd Peterson, delves into the life of this great mind through correspondence, personal letters, and family stories. (Repeat)

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