A Woman’s View with Amanda

You're used to hearing Amanda Dickson on the weekdays as the anchor of Utah's Morning News on KSL Newsradio. Now get to know her a little better as she takes on news, politics, education, health, family and more with her panel of fascinating Utah women.

Episodes

  • September 23, 2022

    Is it ok for governors of Fla. and Texas to send migrants north?

    We are watching the governors of Florida and Texas send hundreds of migrants on buses and planes north to cities run by Democrat mayors. Is that ok? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get her guests' take on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Ronda Menlove, former state representative and professor and administrator at Utah State, Kristin Sokol, professional dating coach, and Sarah Hawkes, advocate for epilepsy awareness and first aid education. 

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  • September 23, 2022

    Young Russians see war in Ukraine as Putin's war

    We saw Russian President Vladimir Putin call up 300,000 reservists this week and threaten to use nuclear weapons. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get her guests' take on these latest threats on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Ronda Menlove, former state representative and professor and administrator at Utah State, Kristin Sokol, professional dating coach, and Sarah Hawkes, advocate for epilepsy awareness and first aid education. 

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  • September 23, 2022

    Was letter to abortion providers legit use of power or intimidation?

    Some Republican lawmakers in Utah sent a letter to abortion providers telling them that, no matter what the judge's stay says, enforcement of the trigger law is just postponed, not canceled. They are saying, "If you perform an abortion, you will be charged with a felony when this case is over." KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get her guests' take on A Woman's View.  Her guests this week include Ronda Menlove, former state representative and professor and administrator at Utah State, Kristin Sokol, professional dating coach, and Sarah Hawkes, advocate for epilepsy awareness and first aid education. 

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  • September 23, 2022

    Is the apology from U of Oregon officials enough?

    After the appalling chants of "F*** the Mormons!" at the Oregon State BYU football game, University of Oregon officials apologized. Is that enough? Are we addressing bigotry regarding religion the same as we do bigotry regarding race? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get her guests' take on A Woman's View.  Her guests this week include Ronda Menlove, former state representative and professor and administrator at Utah State, Kristin Sokol, professional dating coach, and Sarah Hawkes, advocate for epilepsy awareness and first aid education. 

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  • September 16, 2022

    Do you and your spouse agree on what gets cut because of inflation?

    Inflation has Utah families, and families everywhere, cutting their budgets. Do you and your husband agree on what should be cut because of inflation? KSL's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View if they are dealing with this issue. Her guests this week include Dr. Tamara Sheffield, Medical Director of Preventive Medicine, Lisa Walker, teacher at Springville High School and certified athletic trainer, and Sharon Goodrich, retired Foundation Director at Primary Children's Hospital. 

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  • September 16, 2022

    Is there "emotional inequality" in the workplace?

    Women have come a long way in the workplace, but is there still "emotional inequality" at work? Women are not "PMS'ing." That stereotype needs to go. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked for her take on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Dr. Tamara Sheffield, Medical Director of Preventive Medicine, Lisa Walker, teacher at Springville High School and certified athletic trainer, and Sharon Goodrich, retired Foundation Director at Primary Children's Hospital. 

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  • September 16, 2022

    You CAN get your Covid booster and flu shots together.

    The Covid booster shots for people 12 and older is available now. Remember - these are booster shots. If you haven't had your initial shots, you need to start there. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests to comment about the new shots. Her guests this week include Dr. Tamara Sheffield, Medical Director of Preventive Medicine, Lisa Walker, teacher at Springville High School and certified athletic trainer, and Sharon Goodrich, retired Foundation Director at Primary Children's Hospital. 

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  • September 16, 2022

    Parents' behavior at kids sporting events getting worse

    Last week we saw parents storm the field at a little league football game in Herriman. Punches were thrown and police were called. What in the world is going on? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Dr. Tamara Sheffield, Medical Director of Preventive Medicine, Lisa Walker, teacher at Springville High School and certified athletic trainer, and Sharon Goodrich, retired Foundation Director at Primary Children's Hospital. 

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  • September 9, 2022

    35% of working families struggle to afford food

    Most of us are struggling with inflation right now, trying to balance the family budget when food and other prices are so high. 35% of working families are struggling to just afford food. What can be done? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson puts that question to her guest on A Woman's View. Her guest today is Dr. Susan Madsen, Karen Haight Huntsman Endowed Professor of Leadership in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University and the Director of the Utah Women and Leadership Project. 

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  • September 9, 2022

    Does gender matter in politics? You bet it does!

    Is the gender of a political candidate relevant? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson read an article in the Deseret News that argued considering gender is dumb and the only thing that matters is what the candidate stands for. She wanted to get input on this topic - does gender matter - from her guest on A Woman's View. Her guest today is Dr. Susan Madsen, Karen Haight Huntsman Endowed Professor of Leadership in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University and the Director of the Utah Women and Leadership Project. 

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  • September 9, 2022

    Research on suicide among Utah girls and women

    September is National Suicide Awareness Month. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson's guest on A Woman's View has been studying suicide in Utah girls and women. Her guest today is Dr. Susan Madsen, Karen Haight Huntsman Endowed Professor of Leadership in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University and the Director of the Utah Women and Leadership Project. 

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  • September 9, 2022

    How did 9/11 change us 21 years later?

    This Woman's View is airing on KSL Newsradio on September 11th. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to take a moment to reflect on that terrible day and how we have changed in the 21 years that followed. Her guest today is Dr. Susan Madsen, Karen Haight Huntsman Endowed Professor of Leadership in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University and the Director of the Utah Women and Leadership Project. 

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  • September 2, 2022

    Do you look at your labor differently this Labor Day weekend?

    Following the pandemic and the Great Resignation, is your relationship with your job different? Do you view the importance of work in your life differently? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to learn how her guests see work this week on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Francine Gianni, former Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce, Robbyn Scribner, co-founder and director of outreach for Tech Moms, and Andrea Himoff, former Executive Director of Action Utah and senior campaign advisor for Becky Edwards senate campaign. 

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  • September 2, 2022

    I want a gray haired female TV anchor!

    Have we not progressed to a place where a woman's hair going gray is not cause to fire her? A Canadien TV network fired a 30+ year anchor for letting her hair go gray. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks, "Really?" on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Francine Gianni, former Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce, Robbyn Scribner, co-founder and director of outreach for Tech Moms, and Andrea Himoff, former Executive Director of Action Utah and senior campaign advisor for Becky Edwards senate campaign. 

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  • September 2, 2022

    How do you see student loan forgiveness - fix or folly?

    President Biden announced his student loan forgiveness program this week. The response has been varied. Some see this as long overdue and not enough, and others see it as unfair and unlikely to help. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get feedback from her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Francine Gianni, former Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce, Robbyn Scribner, co-founder and director of outreach for Tech Moms, and Andrea Himoff, former Executive Director of Action Utah and senior campaign advisor for Becky Edwards senate campaign. 

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  • September 2, 2022

    What can we learn from BYU v Duke volleyball story?

    It's been big national news - the BYU volleyball game against Duke in which a Duke player said a fan yelled racial slurs at her when she would go to serve. A fan was banned from all BYU sporting events, although BYU has not been able to confirm on video or from witnesses whether he actually yelled anything at the player. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View what we can learn from this event. Her guests this week include Francine Gianni, former Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce, Robbyn Scribner, co-founder and director of outreach for Tech Moms, and Andrea Himoff, former Executive Director of Action Utah and senior campaign advisor for Becky Edwards senate campaign. 

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  • August 26, 2022

    Utah worst for women's equality - we can do better!

    For the 5th year in a row, Utah is the worst state for women's equality. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View, "What the heck?" Her guests this week include Ginette Bott, President and CEO of the Utah Food Bank, Ashley Thorn, marriage and family therapist with 4 Points Family Therapy, and Ghasaq Maiber, refugee liaison in the Granite School District. 

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  • August 26, 2022

    Some Utah lawmakers are reconsidering the ban on conversion therapy

    Some Utah lawmakers are reconsidering the ban on conversation therapy. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson gets feedback from her guests on the therapy and whether or not it should ever be allowed again. Her guests this week include Ginette Bott, President and CEO of the Utah Food Bank, Ashley Thorn, marriage and family therapist with 4 Points Family Therapy, and Ghasaq Maiber, refugee liaison in the Granite School District. 

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  • August 26, 2022

    It now costs $300,000 to raise a child - let's talk

    It now costs $300,000 to raise a child. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson talks with her guests on A Woman's View about the cost and the joy of having children and about how to teach respect for money without making your kids feel insecure. Her guests this week include Ginette Bott, President and CEO of the Utah Food Bank, Ashley Thorn, marriage and family therapist with 4 Points Family Therapy, and Ghasaq Maiber, refugee liaison in the Granite School District. 

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  • August 26, 2022

    How do we teach civics in this hyper-partisan time?

    It must be a challenge for teachers who teach civics in 2022. They want to teach about politics, the importance of being a good citizen, about government, but it's so easy to tiptoe on the other side of parents' red lines. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get some insight from her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Ginette Bott, President and CEO of the Utah Food Bank, Ashley Thorn, marriage and family therapist with 4 Points Family Therapy, and Ghasaq Maiber, refugee liaison in the Granite School District. 

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  • August 19, 2022

    Can you picture Liz Cheney as the first female president?

    We saw Liz Cheney lose her race in Wyoming to keep her seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, but she doesn't seem to be done with politics. Can you see her as a candidate for president? A republican candidate? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Susan Wood, Director of Communications for the Utah League of Cities and Towns, Nancy Lord, former Utah Republican National Committeewoman and member of the Bluffdale City Council, and Shauna Cheshire, a nurse for 25 years and now studying to be a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner.

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  • August 19, 2022

    Seeing Utah's abortion law through an LDS doctor's eyes

    There was a fascinating op ed in the Deseret News this week from Dr. Howard Sharp from the University of Utah. He talks about his faith in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and also the nuance in the decision to have an abortion. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get her guests' opinions on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Susan Wood, Director of Communications for the Utah League of Cities and Towns, Nancy Lord, former Utah Republican National Committeewoman and member of the Bluffdale City Council, and Shauna Cheshire, a nurse for 25 years and now studying to be a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner.

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  • August 19, 2022

    It's called "quiet quitting" - employees not going above and beyond any more

    KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson saw an article in the Deseret News this week about "quiet quitting" - employees who are not going above and beyond any more. They aren't working over time any more. They're just doing the bare minimum. Amanda wanted to know what her guests on A Woman's View think about this paradigm shift in attitudes toward work. Her guests this week include Susan Wood, Director of Communications for the Utah League of Cities and Towns, Nancy Lord, former Utah Republican National Committeewoman and member of the Bluffdale City Council, and Shauna Cheshire, a nurse for 25 years and now studying to be a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner.

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  • August 19, 2022

    What challenges face our kids as they head back to school this year?

    We are watching our kids and grandkids go back to school. This year they don't have the mask mandates they've had to deal with in the past couple years, but KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to talk about what challenges they do face this year with her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Susan Wood, Director of Communications for the Utah League of Cities and Towns, Nancy Lord, former Utah Republican National Committeewoman and member of the Bluffdale City Council, and Shauna Cheshire, a nurse for 25 years and now studying to be a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. 

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  • August 14, 2022

    If you had it to do over, what career would you choose?

    Have you ever thought about what you would be doing if you had chosen something else for a career? What else would you be doing? Who else might you be? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to ask her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Sharla Jessop, President of Smedley Financial, Barbara Smith, Director of Communications at Utah Valley University, and Shantel McBride, hospice and hospital chaplain and grief counselor.

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  • August 14, 2022

    Forget the title - do you like what the Inflation Reduction Act does?

    We saw the Biden administration get a major win this week when Congress was able to pass the so-called Inflation Reduction Act. Much is made of the title, but let's take a look at what's inside - prescription price reform, climate change initiatives and corporate tax minimums. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get perspective on the new legislation from her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Sharla Jessop, President of Smedley Financial, Barbara Smith, Director of Communications at Utah Valley University, and Shantel McBride, hospice and hospital chaplain and grief counselor.

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  • August 14, 2022

    Lessons from Alex Jones - it might take $45 million to get some people to tell the truth

    Have you been following the Alex Jones case where the jury awarded parents of a child murdered at Sandy Hook $4 million in compensatory damage and $45 million in punitive damages? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks her guests on A Woman's View - does it take a $45 million judgment to get someone like Alex Jones to tell the truth? Her guests this week include Sharla Jessop, President of Smedley Financial, Barbara Smith, Director of Communications at Utah Valley University, and Shantel McBride, hospice and hospital chaplain and grief counselor.

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  • August 14, 2022

    Let's wait for the evidence before judging the Trump search warrant

    Everyone has been talking about the search warrant executed on the Mar-a-Lago home of former President Donald Trump. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get her guests' viewpoints on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Sharla Jessop, President of Smedley Financial, Barbara Smith, Director of Communications at Utah Valley University, and Shantel McBride, hospice and hospital chaplain and grief counselor.

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  • August 5, 2022

    How do you feel about the viability of a third political party?

    Polls shows Americans are sick and tired of politics as usual, about equally fed up with Republicans as they are with Democrats. So, are we ready for a third party or will we still see voting for a third party as throwing our vote away? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get some feedback from her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Rachel George Terry, Deputy Director of the Utah League of Cities and Towns, Michelle Arnold, professor of physics at Weber State University and Ganel-Lyn Condie, author of The Stewardship Principle. 

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  • August 5, 2022

    Utah's millennials are settling closer to home.

    Utah's millennials are settling closer to home. They may travel, but they're coming back home to settle down. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get some feedback from her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Rachel George Terry, Deputy Director of the Utah League of Cities and Towns, Michelle Arnold, professor of physics at Weber State University and Ganel-Lyn Condie, author of The Stewardship Principle. 

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  • August 5, 2022

    Fixing immigration to help prices at the grocery store

    The agricultural industry has been squeezed by a shortage of seasonal workers. Recently, some associations have had thousands of open positions, but only a handful of U.S. applicants have applied and few or none of those stayed on the job. If we could make the changes needed to immigration law, that could have a positive effect on inflation at the grocery store. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get some feedback from her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Rachel George Terry, Deputy Director of the Utah League of Cities and Towns, Michelle Arnold, professor of physics at Weber State University and Ganel-Lyn Condie, author of The Stewardship Principle. 

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  • August 5, 2022

    51 Utah cities are raising taxes because they are growing and providing more services

    Many of us just received our property tax notices in the mail and might have needed to sit down. 51 of Utah's cities are raising taxes this year, but those cities are experiencing growth. They have more homes to collect garbage from, more services to provide, and all of that costs money. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get some feedback from her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Rachel George Terry, Deputy Director of the Utah League of Cities and Towns, Michelle Arnold, professor of physics at Weber State University and Ganel-Lyn Condie, author of The Stewardship Principle. 

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  • July 29, 2022

    Is fossil fuel dependence a threat to national security?

    There was an interesting letter to the editor in the Deseret News that framed the issue of our dependence on fossil fuel as a "threat to national security." Do you see it that way? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get the take from her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week were Deseret News reporter and columnist Lois Collins and Trish Hatch, volunteer with the CASA program, Court Appointed Special Advocate.

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  • July 29, 2022

    Should Donald Trump be charged with a crime in connection with January 6th?

    If you were the U.S. Attorney General and the decision on whether to charge or not charge former President Donald Trump in connection with January 6th was yours, would you charge him? The elements of the crime of incitement seem to be there.  Does that mean he should be charged? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get the opinion of her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week were Deseret News reporter and columnist Lois Collins and Trish Hatch, volunteer with the CASA program, Court Appointed Special Advocate.

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  • July 29, 2022

    Should Supreme Court justices have term limits or a mandatory retirement age?

    The Deseret News and Hinckley Institute of Politics shared a poll recently about how we feel about whether the Supreme Court justices should have term limits or mandatory retirement ages. 67% of U.S. adults support term limits, and 64% support mandatory retirement ages. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to find out how her guests felt on A Woman's View. Her guests this week were Deseret News reporter and columnist Lois Collins and Trish Hatch, volunteer with the CASA program, Court Appointed Special Advocate.

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  • July 29, 2022

    What did you think of Pope Francis' apology to Canada's indigenous people?

    This week we say Pope Francis travel to Canada to apologize to the Indigenous people for the Church's policy from the 19th century to the 1970s of putting indigenous children in schools to "mainstream" them. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson felt like there is something powerful about this apology and wondered what her guests thought on A Woman's View. Her guests this week were Deseret News reporter and columnist Lois Collins and Trish Hatch, volunteer with the CASA program, Court Appointed Special Advocate. 

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  • July 22, 2022

    Inflation is not a U.S. problem - it's a worldwide problem.

    The UK reported 9.4% inflation this week, its highest in 40 years and higher than our 9.1% rate here in the U.S. Many people see inflation as the president's fault, but inflation is a challenge for many countries in Europe and all over the world. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to know how her guests on A Woman's View understand the challenge and what we can do moving forward. Her guests this week include Ann House, Director of the Financial Wellness Center at the University of Utah, Kristin Sokol, professional dating coach, and Shauna Scott-Bellaccomo, former President of the Women's State Legislative Council. 

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  • July 22, 2022

    How do you experience Pioneer Day in Utah?

    Pioneer Day is here! July 24th is a special day in Utah. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to ask her guests how they experience this state holiday. Her guests this week include Ann House, Director of the Financial Wellness Center at the University of Utah, Kristin Sokol, professional dating coach, and Shauna Scott-Bellaccomo, former President of the Women's State Legislative Council. 

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  • July 22, 2022

    Let's talk about how the media covers mass shootings

    There have been so many mass shootings in recent weeks, 250 in the first six months of 2022. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks her guests on A Woman's View what they think of how the media is covering these shootings, how much they are covering it and for how long. Her guests this week include Ann House, Director of the Financial Wellness Center at the University of Utah, Kristin Sokol, professional dating coach, and Shauna Scott-Bellaccomo, former President of the Women's State Legislative Council. 

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  • July 22, 2022

    Seeing climate change as a clear and present danger

    We've all been dealing with the heat in recent weeks, not just in Utah but around the world. President Biden referred to it as a "clear and present danger." KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to ask her guests on A Woman's View how they see it. Her guests this week include Ann House, Director of the Financial Wellness Center at the University of Utah, Kristin Sokol, professional dating coach, and Shauna Scott-Bellaccomo, former President of the Women's State Legislative Council. 

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  • July 15, 2022

    A robot can do your nails now. No slip ups. No slow downs. No small talk.

    There is a robot now that will do your nails. The ad reads, "The first robot manicure for unstoppable humans. No slip ups. No slow down. No small talk." KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson thought, "Is this how far we've come? We don't even want to talk to the manicurist?" She asked her guests for input on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Meghan Holbrook, Senior Vice President in the Office of the President of Zions Bank, Susan Spiers, CEO of the Utah Association of CPAs, and Cathleen Sparrow, Executive Director of the Anne Arundel County Public Library Foundation. 

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  • July 15, 2022

    Is it possible that the Utah Constitution protects reproductive rights where the US Constitution does not?

    Utah's more restrictive abortion law, its so-called "trigger law," is on hold pending a lawsuit brought by Planned Parenthood. Planned Parenthood is arguing that the right to an abortion is protected by the Utah Constitution. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to ask her guests about that on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Meghan Holbrook, Senior Vice President in the Office of the President of Zions Bank, Susan Spiers, CEO of the Utah Association of CPAs, and Cathleen Sparrow, Executive Director of the Anne Arundel County Public Library Foundation. 

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  • July 15, 2022

    Pregnant woman in the HOV lane - are there two people in the car?

    A pregnant woman in Texas got pulled over for driving in the HOV lane and she argued "There are two of us in the vehicle. The law says my baby is a person. You can't have it both ways." KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get her guests' views on that on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Meghan Holbrook, Senior Vice President in the Office of the President of Zions Bank, Susan Spiers, CEO of the Utah Association of CPAs, and Cathleen Sparrow, Executive Director of the Anne Arundel County Public Library Foundation. 

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  • July 15, 2022

    Does Mike Pence deserve the Medal of Freedom for January 6th?

    Have you been watching the January 6th Committee hearings? What have you learned so far? One of the interesting moments was when former White House counsel Pat Cippolone suggested that former Vice President Mike Pence deserved the Medal of Freedom for the courage he displayed on January 6th. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get her guests' opinions on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Meghan Holbrook, Senior Vice President in the Office of the President of Zions Bank, Susan Spiers, CEO of the Utah Association of CPAs, and Cathleen Sparrow, Executive Director of the Anne Arundel County Public Library Foundation. 

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  • July 11, 2022

    Take the second Covid test if you get a negative! You MAY be positive.

    KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson has been out sick for several weeks with Covid. She took a Covid test and was negative. The next day she took another test and was positive. The at-home tests come in pairs for a reason - it's a good idea to take the second one a day later. Amanda wanted to get some feedback from her guests on A Woman's View about their experience. Her guests this week include Dr. Laurie Sakaeda, psychologist and founder of A Helping Hoof, and Liz Sollis, Associate Director of Community Engagement for Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation.

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  • July 11, 2022

    The rape and incest exception to Utah's abortion law requires reporting. What does that mean?

    Utah's new abortion law, which went into effect when Roe v. Wade was overturned (although the law is currently on hold while a court challenge is underway) allows for exceptions for rape and incest. However, the rape and incest must be reported in order to apply. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to ask her guests on A Woman's View - what about the women who don't report the rape or incest? Who are afraid to? Is their word good enough or do they have to make a police report? Her guests this week include Dr. Laurie Sakaeda, psychologist and founder of A Helping Hoof, and Liz Sollis, Associate Director of Community Engagement for Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation.

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  • July 11, 2022

    Would you be ok with the coach praying on the 50 yard line if the prayer was a Muslim prayer?

    The Supreme Court recently upheld a football coach's right to pray on the 50 yard line after a football game. His freedom to exercise his religious beliefs was protected and not seen, despite being a teacher and public employee, as a separation of church and state problem. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View if the Court would have ruled the same if the coach had been saying a Muslim prayer on the field, if the players had gathered with him to join in a Muslim prayer. Her guests this week include Dr. Laurie Sakaeda, psychologist and founder of A Helping Hoof, and Liz Sollis, Associate Director of Community Engagement for Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation.

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  • July 11, 2022

    What Utahns think is the primary cause of mass shootings

    The Deseret News and Hinckley Institute of Politics did a poll to ask Utahns where they place the blame for mass shootings. 54% say the principal cause is mental health. 27% say inadequate gun laws. 11% say inadequate security in schools or other places, and 18% say something else. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get input from her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week are Dr. Laurie Sakaeda, psychologist and founder of A Helping Hoof, and Liz Sollis, Associate Director of Community Engagement for Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation. 

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  • June 17, 2022

    We love our fathers.

    We want to take a moment to honor and talk about the fathers in our lives, about the roles they played and how very much we love them and felt loved by them. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests to share their memories, and she shares hers, as well. Her guests this week include Sarah Hawkes, a young woman who joined Amanda on a Young Woman's View years ago and comes back on the program now in her 20's, author and speaker Linda Eyre and Francine Giani, former Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce.

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  • June 17, 2022

    The importance of Juneteenth

    The history of Juneteenth is an amazing one, and one we should all celebrate, the day the last slaves in Texas were finally freed, two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed when the Union soldiers got to them and freed them. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to talk about the holiday with her guests this week on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Sarah Hawkes, a young woman who joined Amanda on a Young Woman's View years ago and comes back on the program now in her 20's, author and speaker Linda Eyre and Francine Giani, former Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce.

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  • June 17, 2022

    Now we know more from the January 6th Committee. Now what?

    The January 6th Committee has been meeting in public, presenting their evidence showing the former President Trump was told repeatedly that there was no evidence of fraud to support his claim that he won the election, and yet he pushed on. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to ask her guests what they think of the hearings thus far. Her guests this week include Sarah Hawkes, a young woman who joined Amanda on a Young Woman's View years ago and comes back on the program now in her 20's, author and speaker Linda Eyre and Francine Giani, former Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce.

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  • June 17, 2022

    Sarah Hawkes shares her story of living her young life with epilepsy

    KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson has invited young women onto A Woman's View over the years - girls in their early teens. One such girl was Sarah Hawkes, daughter of Sharlene Wells Hawkes, who first came on the program when she was 14. She comes back now to share her story of growing up with epilepsy and other health challenges.  

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  • June 10, 2022

    Why were people obsessed with the Johnny Depp/Amber Heard trial?

    Were you fascinated with the Johnny Depp/Amber Heard trial? Did you find yourself picking a side? Talking about it with your friends? Watching clips on social media? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View where the fascination comes from. Her guests this week are Jill Atwood, Director of Communications for the Veterans Administration Rocky Mountain Network, and Luz Lewis-Perez, Director of Development for the Kidney Foundation for Utah and Idaho. 

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  • June 10, 2022

    What is a woman?

    A podcaster named Matt Walsh went around the country asking people on the street, "What is a woman?" He is turning the interviews into a movie. Once upon a time, that might have been an easy question, but not any more. It is complicated now. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson thought her program was the place to ask - what is a woman? Her guests this week are Jill Atwood, Director of Communications for the Veterans Administration Rocky Mountain Network, and Luz Lewis-Perez, Director of Development for the Kidney Foundation for Utah and Idaho. 

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  • June 10, 2022

    Should we see pictures of the victims of mass shootings?

    Should we look at the pictures of the victims of mass shootings? Are we too distanced from the carnage - and that distance allows us to not act to protect the children? The woman who was once the girl the world called "Napalm girl," whose picture of her naked body running from a napalm bomb changed public opinion of the Vietnam War, argued this week that we should see pictures of mass shootings, and if we don't, we'll never take the action that needs to be taken. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson puts this question to her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week are Jill Atwood, Director of Communications for the Veterans Administration Rocky Mountain Network, and Luz Lewis-Perez, Director of Development for the Kidney Foundation for Utah and Idaho. 

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  • June 10, 2022

    Is this the year Congress passes some kind of gun laws?

    There seems to be at least the possibility of some kind of bipartisan compromise on gun control legislation in Congress. Whether it's universal background checks or red flag laws or raising the minimum age to buy assault rifles is not clear yet, but there is hope for common sense gun laws. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get input from her guests on A Woman's View on this topic. Her guests this week are Jill Atwood, Director of Communications for the Veterans Administration Rocky Mountain Network, and Luz Lewis-Perez, Director of Development for the Kidney Foundation for Utah and Idaho. 

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  • May 27, 2022

    What do you wish you really understood?

    One of Amanda Dickson's favorite podcast is one that Alan Alda does called Clear and Vivid. At the end of every episode, Alda asks his guests a list of questions. She shared those questions with her guests this week on A Woman's View. Her guests this week are former state Representative Ronda Menlove and Lisa Walker, certified athletic trainer and teacher at Springville High School. 

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  • May 27, 2022

    A personal story of serving refugees on the border of Ukraine

    One of Amanda Dickson's guests on A Woman's View just returned from Poland where she was serving refugees fleeing the war in Ukraine. She shares her experience and the strange feeling to leave that situation and return home to see our own children gunned down. Her guests this week are former state Representative Ronda Menlove and Lisa Walker, certified athletic trainer and teacher at Springville High School. 

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  • May 27, 2022

    How is the Springville High School family doing after the shooting of their students?

    A few weeks ago, a recent graduate of Springville High School is suspected of shooting his former girlfriend before turning the gun on himself. She was a junior at the school. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to check in on the Springville High School community to see how everyone is doing. Her guests this week are former state Representative Ronda Menlove and Lisa Walker, certified athletic trainer and teacher at Springville High School. 

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  • May 27, 2022

    How do you think of the shooting in the school in Uvalde, Texas?

    It's been such a tragic and painful week with the loss of 21 precious souls in Uvalde, Texas - 19 children and 2 teachers. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson isn't sure how to approach this topic, but wanted to ask her guests on A Woman's View, two women of such spirit and compassion, how they process it. Her guests this week are former state Representative Ronda Menlove and Lisa Walker, certified athletic trainer and teacher at Springville High School. 

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  • May 20, 2022

    Two amazing interviews with Frank Layton and Sean Bradley

    KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson was so happy to have Kathy Aiken on the show this week so she could talk about her recent interviews with former Jazz Head Coach Frank Layton, who just turned 90 years old. They also talk about her interview with former BYU and NBA star Sean Bradley who is now a paraplegic after a crippling bicycle accident. Her guests this week include Jeanetta Williams, president of the Salt Lake Branch of the NAACP and NAACP Tri-State Conference of Idaho, Nevada and Utah, Mary Richards reporter for The Church News, and Kathy Aiken, sports writer for KSL.com and founder of The Forget Me Not Project. 

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  • May 20, 2022

    Are you concerned about social unrest after Roe is overturned?

    As we anticipate the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to know if there is concern over living in a nation where a woman's reproductive rights are protected in some states but not in others, where there is a patchwork of rights. She asked her guests on A Woman's View if they are concerned about social unrest in response to the decision. Her guests this week include Jeanetta Williams, president of the Salt Lake Branch of the NAACP and NAACP Tri-State Conference of Idaho, Nevada and Utah, Mary Richards reporter for The Church News, and Kathy Aiken, sports writer for KSL.com and founder of The Forget Me Not Project. 

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  • May 20, 2022

    How did that 18-year-old shooter in Buffalo learn to hate that much?

    As we learned more about the shooter in Buffalo, how young he is, how cold blooded his killing was, the rawness of his racism, it's hard not to be stunned by how he could come to feel that level of hatred at such a young age. Where were his parents? What about the act of live streaming and the role of social media companies? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to find out how her guests on A Woman's View felt. Her guests this week include Jeanetta Williams, president of the Salt Lake Branch of the NAACP and NAACP Tri-State Conference of Idaho, Nevada and Utah, Mary Richards reporter for The Church News, and Kathy Aiken, sports writer for KSL.com and founder of The Forget Me Not Project. 

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  • May 20, 2022

    What if the shooter in Buffalo had hated Mormons instead of blacks?

    What if that shooter in Buffalo had come to Utah to kill Mormons, if his hatred had been for members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson tries to understand what it must feel like for African Americans to witness the racially motivated murder of people because they look like them, and asks her guests on A Woman's View how they understand this tragedy. Her guests this week include Jeanetta Williams, president of the Salt Lake Branch of the NAACP and NAACP Tri-State Conference of Idaho, Nevada and Utah, Mary Richards reporter for The Church News, and Kathy Aiken, sports writer for KSL.com and founder of The Forget Me Not Project. 

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  • May 16, 2022

    How do we have a more age- friendly community?

    How do we have a more age-friendly community? How do we support our elders, our parents and grandparents, so they can live with freedom and comfort? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson talked with her guests on A Woman's View about how we do better by our older generation. Her guests this week include former Utah State Senator Patrice Arent, founder of Miller Media and Communications Molly Miller and journalist Robynn Garfield. 

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  • May 16, 2022

    The Taliban in Afghanistan has ordered women to cover in public from head to toe.

    The Taliban government in Afghanistan has now ordered all women to cover themselves in public from head to toe. When KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson read that, her heart broke. She wanted to get feedback from her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include former Utah State Senator Patrice Arent, founder of Miller Media and Communications Molly Miller and journalist Robynn Garfield. 

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  • May 16, 2022

    What is age appropriate content for books in Utah schools?

    The Utah Attorney General's office is giving guidance to schools about when the library should pull a book in response to a complaint from a parent. We know that students do not leave their first amendment rights at the school house steps, that they have a right to read books and be exposed to a wide variety of age appropriate content. Is the question what is age appropriate? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include former Utah State Senator Patrice Arent, founder of Miller Media and Communications Molly Miller and journalist Robynn Garfield. 

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  • May 16, 2022

    Do you agree with Sen. Mike Lee about LGBTQ TV characters?

    Senator Mike Lee is calling for a new TV rating so that parents can block their children from watching disturbing content which, in his mind, includes LGBTQ+ characters. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to know how her guests on A Woman's View felt about this. Her guests this week include former Utah State Senator Patrice Arent, founder of Miller Media and Communications Molly Miller and journalist Robynn Garfield. 

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  • May 6, 2022

    Thinking of our mothers and those who mother this Mother's Day

    KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to take a moment to remember our mothers and to honor everyone who mothers. Her guests this week include Ginette Bott, President and CEO of the Utah Food Bank, Nancy Lord, former Utah Republican National Committeewoman, and Cassie Bingham, Program Director of Utah Valley University's Center for Social Impact. 

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  • May 6, 2022

    Have you ever thought about giving up social media?

    Have you ever thought about shutting off your social media, just turning off your Facebook, your Instagram, your Twitter? Some people have turned it all off and found so much more productivity they almost didn't know what to do with themselves. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to ask her guests on A Woman's View whether they'd ever thought about giving up social media. Her guests this week include Ginette Bott, President and CEO of the Utah Food Bank, Nancy Lord, former Utah Republican National Committeewoman, and Cassie Bingham, Program Director of Utah Valley University's Center for Social Impact. 

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  • May 6, 2022

    What more can we do to welcome refugees to Utah?

    Utah has accepted refugees from all over the world, most recently from Afghanistan and now Ukraine. There are students in our schools speaking 100 different languages, some never having been in a classroom. KSL Newsradio's  Amanda Dickson wanted to ask her guests on A Woman's View what more we can do to welcome our refugees in Utah. Her guests this week include Ginette Bott, President and CEO of the Utah Food Bank, Nancy Lord, former Utah Republican National Committeewoman, and Cassie Bingham, Program Director of Utah Valley University's Center for Social Impact. 

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  • May 6, 2022

    How do you feel about overturning Roe v. Wade?

    This week we saw a draft opinion from the Supreme Court leaked to the public that shows the Court is planning on reversing the landmark decision Roe v. Wade. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to ask her guests on A Woman's View what they thought about this major change in the law. Her guests this week include Ginette Bott, President and CEO of the Utah Food Bank, Nancy Lord, former Utah Republican National Committeewoman, and Cassie Bingham, Program Director of Utah Valley University's Center for Social Impact. 

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  • May 2, 2022

    BONUS EPISODE: The #1 thing refugees in Utah need

    KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson had the chance to sit down with two refugee liaisons from the Granite School District, Danjuma Alcala and Ghasaq Maiber. She was so impressed with the work they do and the people they are, that she wanted to share the whole of the interview here. They talked about the hundreds of refugee children in the Granite District, the 100 languages spoken, the challenges the children, their families and their teachers face. Broader than that, they talked about what all refugees need and want more than anything else. It's not a job or money or even food. It's friendship. 

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  • April 29, 2022

    The future of Twitter under Elon Musk

    How do you see the future of Twitter under Elon Musk? Do you foresee much change at all? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to find out what her guests on A Woman's View think. Her guests this week include Dr. Delania Tonks, principal of Mountain Heights Academy, and Ashley Thorn, licensed marriage family therapist and founder of 4 Points Family Therapy. 

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  • April 29, 2022

    A football coach's prayer on the 50 yard line

    A football coach was fired after he refused to stop going to the 50 yard line after games to pray. No players were required to join him, but would they have felt pressured to? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson thought this was a fascinating case and asked her guests on A Woman's View what they thought. Her guests this week include Dr. Delania Tonks, principal of Mountain Heights Academy, and Ashley Thorn, licensed marriage family therapist and founder of 4 Points Family Therapy. 

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  • April 29, 2022

    What do you think about Utah Democrats putting Evan McMullin on the ballot?

    It's been more than 50 years since Utah put a Democrat in the U.S. Senate, which may be part of the thinking behind the party's decision to put an Independent candidate, Evan McMullin, on the ballot to go up against the Republican, likely to be the incumbent Mike Lee. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to ask her guests on A Woman's View what they thought about that move. Her guests this week include Dr. Delania Tonks, principal of Mountain Heights Academy, and Ashley Thorn, licensed marriage family therapist and founder of 4 Points Family Therapy.

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  • April 29, 2022

    Sharing memories of Senator Orrin Hatch

    Utah's former senior Senator Orrin Hatch passed away last weekend. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to take a moment to share memories of one of Utah's great statesman with her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Dr. Delania Tonks, principal of Mountain Heights Academy, and Ashley Thorn, licensed marriage family therapist and founder of 4 Points Family Therapy. 

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  • April 25, 2022

    Book club recommendations with Amanda and guests

    There is so much going on in the world, it's important to have escape, as well. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson loves to read and watch series on Netflix and Prime. She asked her guests this week if they would share a book or show they've been enjoying. Her guests this week include Robbyn Scribner, co-founder and director of outreach at Tech Moms, Sharla Jessop, president of Smedley Financial and Lois Collins, reporter and columnist with the Deseret News. 

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  • April 25, 2022

    How would you feel about a 4 day work week?

    In California there is a bill that would make a four day work week the law for companies over 500 employees. There are other countries that do this and companies that are already doing this. Is it a good idea? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to find out what her guests think on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Robbyn Scribner, co-founder and director of outreach at Tech Moms, Sharla Jessop, president of Smedley Financial and Lois Collins, reporter and columnist with the Deseret News. 

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  • April 25, 2022

    One Kind Act a Day - We can handle that.

    One Kind Act a Day. I can handle that. Pay for the car behind you or even just a smile. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson has seen the billboards suggesting we all do one kind act a day and thinks it's a great idea. She wanted to find out how her guests feel about it on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Robbyn Scribner, co-founder and director of outreach at Tech Moms, Sharla Jessop, president of Smedley Financial and Lois Collins, reporter and columnist with the Deseret News. 

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  • April 25, 2022

    "We can't be on fire because other people are on fire if we want the fire to go out."

    A week or so ago, Tucker Carlson went on a rant against Utah Governor Spencer Cox, taking the governor's comments being inclusive toward a teenager out of context. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get her guests' takes on A Woman's View on how we get beyond the ranting. Her guests this week include Robbyn Scribner, co-founder and director of outreach at Tech Moms, Sharla Jessop, president of Smedley Financial and Lois Collins, reporter and columnist with the Deseret News. 

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  • April 11, 2022

    When parents disagree on vaccinating their child

    What happens when a divorced couple with shared custody of their children disagree on whether or not their children should be vaccinated? Or disagree on any medical decision? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Dr. Tamara Sheffield, Medical Director of Community Health and Prevention with Intermountain Health Care, and Francine Giani, former Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce. 

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  • April 11, 2022

    Former Pres. Trump's impression of Putin now - He just loves his people.

    Former President Trump said of Russian President Putin that he just loves his people. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to ask her guests on A Woman's View how they interpret that statement in light of what Putin is doing in Ukraine. Her guests this week include Dr. Tamara Sheffield, Medical Director of Community Health and Prevention with Intermountain Health Care, and Francine Giani, former Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce. 

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  • April 11, 2022

    "Every morning I pull up my phone to see if Ukraine is still there."

    As the world is witnessing war crimes in Ukraine, many people wish there was more we could do. We know the risk of doing more is the possibility of Putin launching a chemical or even nuclear attack, but what is the cost of NOT doing more? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Dr. Tamara Sheffield, Medical Director of Community Health and Prevention with Intermountain Health Care, and Francine Giani, former Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce. 

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  • April 11, 2022

    People hoping for Supreme Court Justices to vote politically are often disappointed

    We watched Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson be confirmed to the United States Supreme Court this week with a vote of 53-47. She went through the same partisan experience Justice Amy Coney Barrett went through, in fact Justice Barrett's was even more partisan with no senator crossing over to vote for her. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get her guests' take on the new justice and the nature of the process. Her guests this week include Dr. Tamara Sheffield, Medical Director of Community Health and Prevention with Intermountain Health Care, and Francine Giani, former Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce. 

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  • March 31, 2022

    Special Woman's View with Sheri Dew - Peace in the World

    This Sunday, KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson spends an hour talking about the need for peace with Sheri Dew, Executive Vice President and Chief Content Officer of the Deseret Management Corporation and biographer of several presidents of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, including Russell M. Nelson, Gordon B. Hinckley and Ezra Taft Benson. In this segment, Amanda asks Sheri what one person can do to contribute to peace in the world. We look at the images of war and our hearts cry out, "What can I do?"

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  • March 31, 2022

    Special Woman's View with Sheri Dew - Peace and Social Media

    This Sunday, KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson spends an hour talking about the need for peace with Sheri Dew, Executive Vice President and Chief Content Officer of the Deseret Management Corporation and biographer of several presidents of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, including Russell M. Nelson, Gordon B. Hinckley and Ezra Taft Benson. In this segment, Amanda asks Sheri about social media, about how we find the extremes there and how we can bring more peace to this powerful platform. 

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  • March 31, 2022

    Special Woman's View with Sheri Dew - Peace in our Schools

    This Sunday, KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson spends an hour talking about the need for peace with Sheri Dew, Executive Vice President and Chief Content Officer of the Deseret Management Corporation and biographer of several presidents of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, including Russell M. Nelson, Gordon B. Hinckley and Ezra Taft Benson. In this segment, Amanda asks Sheri how we can better handle the disputes between parents and educators in school. How can we not turn classrooms and school board meetings into battle grounds? 

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  • March 31, 2022

    Special Woman's View with Sheri Dew - Peace in Ourselves

    This Sunday, KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson spends an hour talking about the need for peace with Sheri Dew, Executive Vice President and Chief Content Officer of the Deseret Management Corporation and biographer of several presidents of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, including Russell M. Nelson, Gordon B. Hinckley and Ezra Taft Benson. This segment begins with the micro. We cannot contribute to peace in the world if there is no peace in our own hearts. 

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  • March 25, 2022

    Enjoying basketball when the world is on fire

    How do we enjoy March Madness - or anything light hearted - when the war is going on in Ukraine? Do you ever have that moment when you pause and wonder how you can enjoy something when the world is on fire? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests this question on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Susan Wood, Director of Communications for the Utah League of Cities and Towns, Luz Lewis Perez, Director of Development for the Kidney Foundation for Utah and Idaho, and Crystal Young, Executive Director of the Utah Cultural Alliance. 

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  • March 25, 2022

    Integrity was missing from the transgender bill negotiation

    The discussion of transgender girls participating in high school and middle school sports in Utah public schools has been front and center this week after Governor Cox vetoed the bill prohibiting it and wrote a letter explaining why. His veto and letter made national news. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get her guests feelings on this issue. Her guests this week include Susan Wood, Director of Communications for the Utah League of Cities and Towns, Luz Lewis Perez, Director of Development for the Kidney Foundation for Utah and Idaho, and Crystal Young, Executive Director of the Utah Cultural Alliance. 

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  • March 25, 2022

    Utah's lawsuit over gerrymandering

    After a multi-year process to draw Utah's districts in an independent way, Utah's legislature threw out that process and drew the districts in a partisan way - which has now prompted a lawsuit. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View what they think of the decision by the legislature and the lawsuit it sparked. Her guests this week include Susan Wood, Director of Communications for the Utah League of Cities and Towns, Luz Lewis Perez, Director of Development for the Kidney Foundation for Utah and Idaho, and Crystal Young, Executive Director of the Utah Cultural Alliance. 

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  • March 25, 2022

    What were your impressions of Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson?

    We saw an intense week of questioning of the nominee for the Supreme Court, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, before the Senate Judiciary Committee this week. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View for their impressions of the hearings and the nominee. Her guests this week include Susan Wood, Director of Communications for the Utah League of Cities and Towns, Luz Lewis Perez, Director of Development for the Kidney Foundation for Utah and Idaho, and Crystal Young, Executive Director of the Utah Cultural Alliance. 

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  • March 21, 2022

    Romney 2024?

    Has the thought of Mitt Romney running for president again crossed your mind? Would he stand a chance at winning the Republican nomination or is Trump the shoe-in? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson wanted to get some feedback from her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Representative Candice Pierucci, author and speaker Ganel-Lyn Condie, and nurse Shauna Cheshire. 

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  • March 18, 2022

    The unique importance and bravery of war correspondents

    We have seen several members of the press be killed in Ukraine thus far, both American and from other countries. It is so painfully obvious how important their role is in light of Putin's lies and propaganda. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson talked about the bravery of war correspondents with her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Representative Candice Pierucci, nurse Shauna Cheshire and author Ganel-Lyn Condie. 

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  • March 18, 2022

    Should the U.S. institute a no-fly zone over Ukraine?

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has asked our country for a no-fly zone over his country, calling his request for a "humanitarian no-fly zone." KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View whether a fear of Putin's using a nuclear weapon is enough to keep us from taking that step. Her guests this week include Representative Candice Pierucci, nurse Shauna Cheshire and author Ganel-Lyn Condie. 

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  • March 18, 2022

    Ukrainian President Zelensky's plea to Congress

    Americans were moved by Ukrainian President's Volodymyr Zelensky's address to Congress this week. He reminded us of our history and asked President Biden to be the leader of peace. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View to share their reactions to his pleas for more help. Her guests this week include Representative Candice Pierucci, nurse Shauna Cheshire and author Ganel-Lyn Condie. 

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  • March 11, 2022

    Do you see expert advice as a "tyranny of expertise"?

    Senator Rand Paul was here in Salt Lake City at an event for Senator Mike Lee. They talked about what they called "tyranny of expertise" in relation to Dr. Fauci. KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asked her guests on A Woman's View if they see the advice of experts as a tyranny. Her guests this week include Michelle Arnold, professor of physics at Weber State University and Trish Hatch, administrator of the Clark and Christine Ivory Foundation. 

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  • March 11, 2022

    Should transgender girls be allowed to compete in sports?

    Is it fair for transgender girl athletes to compete in sports? The Utah legislature passed a bill that would prohibit their participation in competitive sports in public schools. Is this the right decision? Is their unfair advantage more important than their mental health? KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson asks her guests on A Woman's View. Her guests this week include Michelle Arnold, professor of physics at Weber State University and Trish Hatch, administrator of the Clark and Christine Ivory Foundation. 

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  • March 11, 2022

    How much profit is enough profit for oil and gas companies when Americans are suffering?

    How much profit is enough profit for the oil companies? An economic expert told KSL Newsradio's Amanda Dickson that everything over $50 a barrel is pure profit, so is it reasonable to ask the oil companies to reduce their profit when oil is $110 a barrel? Isn't it a matter of national security when the American people are suffering this much? Amanda asked her guests on A Woman's View to chime in on this issue. Her guests this week include Michelle Arnold, professor of physics at Weber State University and Trish Hatch, administrator of the Clark and Christine Ivory Foundation. 

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