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Snubbed Patient Advocates Sue Gov. Herbert Over New Medical Marijuana Law

A new lawsuit is seeking to block legislation approved by lawmakers this week which rewrote a voter-approved ballot measure expanding access to medical marijuana.

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Tuesday, August 31, 2004 – Doug talks to Krista Tippett, host of public radio's "Speaking of Faith." The program is a national conversation about belief, meaning, ethics and ideas. This Sunday at 11:00 a.m., KUER will begin airing this weekly program.

To learn more about the program, visit Speaking of Faith

Monday, August 30, 2004 – Vincent Cheng joins Doug for a discussion of what it means to be "ethnic." The conversation explores ideas of community, international adoptions, and our own sense of who we are.

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Thursday, August 19, 2004 – BYU political scientist Jeremy Pope discusses his new book "Culture War? The Myth of a Polarized America."

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Visit one of Salt Lake City's independent booksellers:
Ken Sanders Rare Books
The King's English
Sam Weller's Zion Bookstore

Friday, August 20, 2004 – University of Utah President Michael Young talks to Doug Fabrizio about his new position. (Repeat)

To find more information or to listen to audio of this program, please link to the original broadcast, May 28, 2004 here.

Wednesday, August 18, 2004 – BBC and Frontline producer Greg Barker joins Doug to talk about the role of documentary film making. Barker's works include "Ghosts of Rwanda" and "Campaign Against Terror."

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Tuesday, August 17, 2004 – "Six Wives" is the true story of Henry VIII's six marriages and the King's determination to find true happiness. David Starkey discusses his new book. (Repeat)

To find more information or to listen to audio of this program, please link to the original broadcast, June 3, 2004 here.

Monday, August 16, 2004 – The Olympic Games in Athens are underway. Doug takes a close look at the history of the competition with Tony Perrottet, author of "The Naked Olympics: The True Story of the Ancient Games."

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Thursday, August 12, 2004 – Doug talks with musician Richard Thompson about his work. Then, representatives from the Outdoor Industry Association and Salt Lake's Downtown Alliance discuss the Outdoor Retailers' decision to stay in Utah and what it means for the state.

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Friday, August 13, 2004 – Robert Reich served as secretary of labor under President Bill Clinton. He is University Professor at Brandeis and most recently the author of "Reason: Why Liberals will Win The Battle for America" - his ninth book. (Repeat)

To find more information or to listen to audio of this program, please link to the original broadcast, June 1, 2004 here.

Wednesday, August 11, 2004 – Author Thomas Cahill talks with Doug about the impact of the ancient Greeks on Western civilization.

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Visit one of Salt Lake City's independent booksellers:
Ken Sanders Rare Books
The King's English
Sam Weller's Zion Bookstore

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What would it take to get you to have a real conversation with someone you completely disagree with? It’s the question at the heart of Next Door Strangers, a podcast by journalist Andrea Smardon.

Maybe you’ve heard we’re a divided country. Here at KUER, we’re going to challenge that idea with a new podcast about finding connection in a time of division.

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A for-profit college chain mired in financial troubles announced on Wednesday it is shutting down dozens of campuses across the country by the end of the month. The abrupt decision comes a day after the company lost its accreditation and funding, leaving frantic students scrambling in the final days of the year to enroll in new schools.

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