Dave and Dujanovic

What happens when a seasoned, award-winning investigative journalist and a well-known and very funny sports reporter get together to talk about news and politics? Dave Noriega and Debbie Dujanovic, also known as D2, join forces, mornings on KSL Newsradio.

Episodes

  • February 8, 2023

    Dave & Dujanovic Full Show 2/8/23: Governor Cox reacts to the 2023 State of the Union

    - Will President Biden Run for a Second Term?- Romney Vs. Santos- What stood out during the 2023 State of the Union - Weber Officer listening to 911 calls leading to quicker response - Salt Lake School District Research that may close more schools 

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  • February 8, 2023

    What grade did the 2023 State of the Union Deserve?

    Dave and Debbie discuss the letter grade they felt the 2023 state of the Union Deserved and ask listeners to chime in.

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  • February 8, 2023

    Representative John Curtis Shares Reaction to the 2023 State of the

     Union Congressman John Curtis calls the show to give us his reaction to Tuesday's State of the Union speech.

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  • February 8, 2023

    Black Physicians of Utah on the importance of access to Black Physicians

     We continue the coverage of Black History Month, Dr. Richard Ferguson, President and Founder of Black Physicians of Utah joins the show to discuss healthcare and the reason why healthcare outcomes improve with Black patients when receiving care from Black physicians.

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  • February 8, 2023

    2023 State of the Union Recap

    Tuesday's State of the Union was an opportunity for President Biden to unite the country and look toward a new relationship with Republicans, did he do a good job? Boyd Matheson, host of Inside Sources, gives us his take on how the President did.

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  • February 8, 2023

    Eye on the Hill 2023: Election Bills

    There are many bills this year in Utah's legislative session regarding how elections are done in the state. KSL Newsradio reporter Lindsay Aerts joins the show to go over the lists of bills and what they do.

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  • February 8, 2023

    The device that makes it easier to monitor your kids phone

    There is a new smartphone for kids called Gabb phones. The phone features a child lock, parental control settings, and an app specifically designed for parents to monitor text messages. Is this an invasion of privacy or a tool for parents to keep their children safe? Dave and Debbie discuss.

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  • February 8, 2023

    Salt Lake School District Research that may close more schools

    The Board of Education of Salt Lake City School District is moving forward in reviewing possible boundary changes or school closures. Yandary Chatwin with the Salt Lake School District calls in to discuss the possible impacts of this review.

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  • February 8, 2023

    Officers listening to 911 calls leading to quicker response times in Weber County

    The Weber County Sherriff office is allowing deputies to listen to 911 calls as they come in, leading to shorter response times. Lt. Colby Ryan with the Weber County Sheriffs' office joins the show to discuss how this new policy is making a difference.

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  • February 8, 2023

    What stood out during the 2023 State of the Union

    Dave and Debbie share what stood out to them during Tuesday's State of the Union, from junk fees to insulin cuts, and the heckling President Biden received last night.

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  • February 8, 2023

    Romney vs. Santos

     At the 2023 State of the Union, Utah Congressman Mitt Romney called out New York Congressman George Santos for attending the event and shaking everyone's hand, saying he should be embarrassed. Dave and Debbie discuss the latest confrontation between both congressmen.

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  • February 8, 2023

    Will President Biden Run for a Second Term?

    Throughout the State of the Union, President Biden continued to state "we need to finish the job". Is this a hint at a second run for President? ABC News Correspondent, Washington, Justin Finch joins the show to discuss followed by  Leah Murray, KSL @ Night Host and Director, Walker Institute of Politics & Public Service at Weber State University to share her reaction to the address and what she anticipates will come from it.

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  • February 8, 2023

    Governor Cox reacts to the 2023 State of the Union

     President Biden conducted the 2023 State of the Union on Tuesday night. Utah Governor Spencer Cox was one of many in attendance and he shares his reaction with Dave & Debbie. 

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  • February 7, 2023

    Dave & Dujanovic Full Show 2/7/23: The 2023 State of the Union Address: How can President Biden win over Americans?

    - What is Congress looking for in the 2023 State of the Union Address?

    - Republicans want to remove the signature path to the ballot

    - How will President Biden win over the Republican Majority?

    - The Inflation Chicken: Is raising chickens more affordable than buying eggs?

    - How much will it cost you to get rid of your lawn?

     

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  • February 7, 2023

    Democratic expectations for President Biden’s State of the Union Address

    What are Democrats wanting to hear from President Biden’s State of the Union Address? Leah Murray, Host of KSL @ Night and Director of the Walker Institute of Politics & Public Service at Weber State University, joins the show to talk about her expectations as a Democrat.

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  • February 7, 2023

    Eye on the Hill: Removing Signatures and Social Media Age Verification

    KSL NewsRadio Reporter Lindsay Aerts shares the latest information from Capitol Hill. Today, she speaks on the signature path for election ballots, as well as Representative Jordan Teuscher’s bill on social media age restrictions.

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  • February 7, 2023

    Did the Chinese Spy Balloon fly over Utah?

    Turns out that spy balloons are more common than we realize. Representative Chris Stewart joins the show as he was briefed on this Chinese spy balloon.. He also shares his expectations for the 2023 State of the Union Address.

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  • February 7, 2023

    Expectations for President Biden's State of the Union Address

    Boyd Matheson, Host of Inside Sources, shares his expectations on what he wants to hear from President Biden in tonight's State of the Union Address, as well as what he does not want to hear.

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  • February 7, 2023

    How much will it cost you to get rid of your lawn?

    The Utah Senate has passed a bill that is offering more incentives to get rid of your lawn. Depending on where you live, you could be receiving $1 to $2 per square foot of lawn removed. Dave and Debbie discuss.

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  • February 7, 2023

    The Inflation Chicken: Is raising chickens more affordable than buying eggs?

    The high cost of eggs has led more people to show interest in raising their own chickens. But raising chickens doesn't mean free eggs… Does it? Klayton Thompson, a realtor who also just started raising his own chickens last year, joins the show to explain the cost of raising chickens compared to the cost of eggs.

    @realestateklay is on Instagram or Facebook -- He has more breakdown and educational things about raising chickens there!

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  • February 7, 2023

    How will President Biden win over the Republican Majority?

    President Biden has to win over the Republican majority tonight, as well as the American people. How has he prepared to do that? Justin Finch, ABC News Correspondent in Washington, joins the discussion.

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  • February 7, 2023

    Republicans want to remove the signature path to the ballot

    Here’s the tea: Republicans want to ditch the signature path to the ballot. This is the newer Utah law that allows candidates who can't get their party's support an avenue to collect voter signatures and get their name on an election ballot. Taylor Morgan, Host of KSL @ Night, has lobbied in favor of signatures and joins the show to discuss.

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  • February 7, 2023

    What is Congress looking for in the 2023 State of the Union Address?

    Hear it live on KSL Newsradio - President Biden's second State of the Union Address. Many issues come to mind that the President needs to address. Dave and Debbie go over what they want to hear. Associate Editor of TheHill.com and “Morning In America” Political Analyst with News Nation Niall Stanage (@NiallStanage) joins the show to speak on Capitol Hill's perspective on President Biden’s upcoming speech, followed by listeners’ calls on what they think about taxing billionaires.

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  • February 7, 2023

    The 2023 State of the Union Address: How can President Biden win over Americans?

    Tonight, President Biden will give the 2023 State of the Union Address. According to the Deseret News, 4 in 10 Americans say they are worse off financially since President Biden took office. How will President Biden speak to Americans to bump his approval rating? Dave and Debbie discuss and take listeners’ calls.

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  • February 6, 2023

    Dave & Dujanovic Full Show 2/6/23: Winter storm forecast

    - Worst air in the nation this weekend

    - 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Turkey leaves more than 2,500 dead 

    - How to prep for an Earthquake in winter  

    - Eye Witness of the Chinese Spy Balloon being shot down

     

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  • February 6, 2023

    What information did China want from the Chinese Spy Balloon?

    The Chinese spy balloon that’s been hovering over the US for a couple days was shot down on Saturday. What was it doing here anyways? Ryan Vogel, Associate Professor and the Founding Director of the Center for National Security Studies at Utah Valley University, joins the show to discuss the Chinese spy balloon from a national security perspective.

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  • February 6, 2023

    Inside Homeschooling with School Choice

    Parents interested in homeschooling will now have more funding to make it happen with the passing of school vouchers in Utah. What impact would the $8,000 play for those who choose to homeschool? Connor Boyack with Libertas Utah joins the show to share his homeschooling experience and the impact on school vouchers for homeschool families.

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  • February 6, 2023

    Week 4 of the Utah Legislative Session

    It’s week 4 of the Utah Legislative Session. KSL Newsradio Reporter Lindsay Aerts joins the show to discuss the latest, what’s next, and what bills to look out for this week.

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  • February 6, 2023

    What does the Chinese Spy Balloon mean for US relations with China?

    We finally shot down the Chinese spy balloon… What does that mean for the US’s relationship with China? What’s rare to see is that they even apologized. Boyd Matheson, Host of Inside Sources, joins the show to explain where we stand now that the balloon is destroyed.

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  • February 6, 2023

    Parents pay at least one monthly bill for 40% of millennials

    In a new survey, 40% of millennials say their parents still pick up one or more of their monthly bills. These bills include rent, groceries, car insurance, and more. Debbie’s method is financially supporting them until the end of college, while Dave’s rule is to make them pay for everything on their own once they move out. Do parents do too much for their young adult children? Do they do too little? Dave and Debbie discuss, followed by listeners’ calls.

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  • February 6, 2023

    Any chance the Chinese Spy Balloon was a weather balloon?

    Here's what China’s saying about that gigantic balloon that did a slow float over the US: It was a Chinese civil unmanned airship that blew into US airspace by mistake - “an accidental incident caused by force majeure.” Any chance this was a weather balloon? What exactly is a weather balloon? KSL Meteorologist Kevin Eubank joins the show with more info.

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  • February 6, 2023

    Eye Witness of the Chinese Spy Balloon being shot down

    A Chinese spy balloon... that's what they're calling it... has been the talk of the nation this weekend. The US military sent an F-22 from Langley Air Force Base in Virginia to shoot it down. Mike Rogers, who witnessed the spy balloon, is from Utah but was in South Carolina and watched the balloon get destroyed. He joins the show to share what he saw.

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  • February 6, 2023

    How to prep for an Earthquake in winter

    Turkey sits on a major fault, and so does Utah. Turkey's weather right now mirrors our weather right now. Is this a wakeup call telling us to start preparing for a winter earthquake? Earthquake Program Manager John Crofts joins the show to share some tips on how we can prepare for an earthquake in this weather.

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  • February 6, 2023

    7.8 magnitude earthquake in Turkey leaves more than 2,500 dead

    A massive earthquake struck Turkey. Hundreds were declared dead, buildings buckled, and the weather? Just like it is here right now. Turkey sits on a major fault line, and so do parts of Utah. Would you be ready in weather like we're having today? Jordana Miller, ABC News Correspondent in Jerusalem, and U of U Professor of Law Amos Guiora, an expert on the Middle East, join the show to set the scene and explain the impact. 

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  • February 6, 2023

    Worst air in the nation this weekend

    The air got pretty bad over the weekend… to the point that it’s almost like you’re smoking cigarettes. According to research done by Berkeley Earth and an Air Quality Index to Cigarettes Calculator, breathing Utah air for 24 hours was equivalent to smoking up to five cigarettes in some areas. D2 spoke with Representative Andrew Stoddard to discuss his pitch on what can be done to help clean up the air.

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  • February 6, 2023

    Winter storm forecast

    Our snow storm hit just in time as Utah's bad air began making national headlines as the worst air in the country. How bad did our air get over the weekend? How long will the snow linger? KSL Meteorologist Matt Johnson joins the show with answers.

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  • February 2, 2023

    Dave & Dujanovic Full Show 2/2/23: Is inflation slowing?

    - How to know when it's time to leave your job

    - Netflix announced plans for password sharing crackdown

    - 7,600 fake diplomas sold during a fake nursing diploma scheme

    - Expected campaigns for 2024

     

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  • February 2, 2023

    It’s Groundhog Day! What would 6 more weeks of winter mean?

    It's Groundhog day! So we have to ask... If he predicted six more weeks of winter, we need to know what spring flooding could look like in Utah if we do indeed get six additional weeks that mirror what we've already endured. KSL Meteorologist Matt Johnson joins the show with more. 

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  • February 2, 2023

    The latest on the PPP loan fraud

    A federal watchdog found that the U.S. government may have given away $5.4 billion in COVID-19 aid to people with questionable Social Security numbers. NewsNation Washington DC Correspondent Joe Khalil joins the show to give us the inside scoop on the investigation. 

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  • February 2, 2023

    Thursday's report card for the Utah Legislature

    We're continuing our special coverage on the legislative session... As the days go by, we've been seeing bills getting signed and bills being tossed. KSL Newsradio Reporter Lindsay Aerts joins the show to give us the latest. 

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  • February 2, 2023

    Expected campaigns for 2024

    Is it too early to start discussing presidential campaigns? As Nikki Haley is expected to announce her run at any moment... Will Biden seek another term? How does the economy play into that decision? What role does former president Trump play in this, and where does Ron Desantis fit? Boyd Matheson, Host of Inside Sources, joins the show to discuss. 

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  • February 2, 2023

    7,600 fake diplomas sold during a fake nursing diploma scheme

    There are about 3K fraudulent nurses running around the country and State and Federal Authorities are trying to track them down. It's all part of a fake diploma scheme out of Florida. A scheme where more than 7,600 fraudulent nursing degree diplomas were sold to students. But only 2,400 actually passed their exams... How does this happen? Former U.S. Attorney for the District of Utah John Huber joins the show to share his insight. Dave shares what he learned about the ins and outs of nursing school after a discussion with Rieneke Holman, Department Chair of Annie Taylor Dee School of Nursing at Weber State University. 

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  • February 2, 2023

    Netflix announced plans for password sharing crackdown

    Netflix has revealed the first details of its crackdown on password sharing. They want to limit use to one household… So to do so, the plan is to require users to identify a "Primary Location" for all accounts that live within the same household. Users will need to sign into the home wifi of that location to get in, and they will need to login every 31 days to avoid getting blocked. Dave and Debbie discuss this plan and take listener calls. 

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  • February 2, 2023

    How to know when it's time to leave your job

    The Quit Rate would suggest the economy is going gangbusters. It's an indicator that American workers have confidence in the economy. Quit one job and land another. CNBC says that almost 4.2 million people left their jobs voluntarily. That was in November. Tom Brady announced his retirement for the second time this week. Dave and Debbie dive into a discussion on when the best time to leave your job is from an emotional perspective. Shane Stewart, DMBA Certified Financial Planner, joins the show to share his input on how to know you are ready to retire. 

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  • February 2, 2023

    Is inflation slowing?

    On the heels of the Fed only boosting interest rates JUST a quarter of a percent, this is the headline: Fed announces smaller rate rise as inflation cools. The global economic picture appears less doom and gloom. But let's talk about your kitchen table. Is it still a hot potato? Greg Mcbride, Chief Financial Analyst with Bankrate, joins the show to explain how the interest rate hike will continue to be felt in Utah and how long it will last. 

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  • February 1, 2023

    Dave & Dujanovic Full Show 2/1/23: FBI searching President Biden's vacation home

    - 'Massive fraud and potentially multi-million-dollar embezzlement scheme' leaves 4 Layton Christian Academy administrators

    - The math on meat: Is buying your own cow better for your budget? 

    - What happens after you fill out the lethality assessment in a domestic violence situation? 

    -  Multiple pools in SLCO close after non-compliance with safety rule 

    - Do teachers need bachelor’s degrees? 

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  • February 1, 2023

    Theft at the Dallas Zoo

    Just within the last month, there have been 4 incidents of animals being let out of the Dallas Zoo. A rare lappet-faced vulture was found dead, and the 2 emperor tamarin monkeys that went missing on Monday were found today. And it seems like someone’s involved in this case. News Nations Dallas Bureau Correspondent Markie Martin brings the latest. 

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  • February 1, 2023

    James Jackson III speaks on Black Businesses in Utah

    To launch off our coverage of Black History Month, James Jackson III, Founder of the Utah Black Chamber and Founder and Managing Partner of the Back Success Center, joins the show to discuss how to become a black business owner in Utah, the challenges that may be faced, and the involvement black businesses will have during the upcoming All Star Game.  

     

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  • February 1, 2023

    Updates on the social media regulations bill

    Utah Senate leaders say it’s time for the state to put guardrails on teen social media use. One new bill, which passed out of the Senate Committee, would require parental approval for kids under 18 to use it. KSL NewsRadio’s Lindsay Aerts joins the show to give us the updates.

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  • February 1, 2023

    Speaker McCarthy to meet with President Biden to discuss the debt ceiling

    House Speaker Kevin McCarthy will be meeting with President Biden today to discuss either raising or suspending the debt ceiling and avoiding nationwide debt. Boyd Matheson, Host of Inside Sources, joins Dave and Debbie to discuss what to expect from this meeting and how it might end. 

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  • February 1, 2023

    Do teachers need bachelor’s degrees?

    A bill to allow individuals to become teachers through a certification program rather than a traditional bachelor's degree is being presented to Utah lawmakers. Representative Norman Thurston joins the show to explain how this proposal would work, followed by listener calls. 

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  • February 1, 2023

    Multiple pools in SLCO close after non-compliance with safety rule

    The Salt Lake County Health Department announced Monday that many public swimming pools in Salt Lake County will be closed because they do not meet Utah's new interlock safety requirements. Nicholas Rupp from the Salt Lake County Health Department joins the show to explain more. 

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  • February 1, 2023

    What happens after you fill out the lethality assessment in a domestic violence situation?

    The requirement for police officers to conduct a lethality assessment in domestic violence situations is now law. The family of Gabby Petito advocated for this assessment when they visited Utah on Monday. Lt. Governor Diedre Henderson joins the show to discuss what happens next after a lethality assessment is performed and the new resources are set to come to the state of Utah for domestic violence support. 

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  • February 1, 2023

    The math on meat: Is buying your own cow better for your budget?

    There's a huge difference between buying beef and buying a cow... But buying a cow could save you hundreds of dollars on your yearly grocery budget. Dave has done this the last several years. Instead of buying individual cuts of beef at the grocery store, he buys a quarter beef and loads it up in the freezer all at once. KSL Investigative Reporter, Matt Gephart joins the show to discuss what he learned about the math on meat. 

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  • February 1, 2023

    'Massive fraud and potentially multi-million-dollar embezzlement scheme' leaves 4 Layton Christian Academy administrators

    Layton Christian Academy officials said they have fired four administrators after accusations of being behind a "massive fraud and potentially multi-million-dollar embezzlement scheme." Dan Rascon with KSL 5 TV joins the show with the latest information. State Auditor John Dougal joins the show to explain concerns with the overview of funds in private schools and how this brings up a good question as to how school vouchers will work in Utah. 

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  • February 1, 2023

    FBI searching President Biden's vacation home

    FBI agents are searching the beach home of President Joe Biden in Rehoboth, Delaware. What took so long for the Department of Justice to find the beach house? According to Biden's lawyer, "The search today is a further step in a thorough and timely DOJ process we will continue to fully support and facilitate." Dave and Debbie discuss with KSL Legal Analyst Greg Skordas.

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  • January 31, 2023

    Dave & Dujanovic Full Show 1/31/23: Freeze Warning

    - Warming Center for Homeless Built by Advocated in SLCO Overnight 

    - President Biden to end COVID emergencies on May 11 

    - The Defense of Memphis PD and the Death of Tyre Nichols 

    - What more do schools need with the additional $42 million given to school choice? 

    - Proposal would let non-public school students play sports outside boundary schools

     

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  • January 31, 2023

    Senator Mike Mckell on Social Media Age Restrictions

    The Utah Legislature is set to hear debate over requirements of parental controls and social media. Sponsor of the legislation Senator Mike Mckell joins the show to discuss the details.

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  • January 31, 2023

    Tik Tok and China 2.0

    New York Post: The Chinese version of TikTok, called Douyin, is limiting kids’ time on the app to 40 minutes per day and banning all overnight use. Douyin users under the age of 14 with “real name authenticated” accounts will be automatically entered into a new “youth mode." What's youth mode? Banned from using the app between 10 pm and 6 am? Dave and Debbie discuss China’s protocols with Tik Tok as they revisit the discussion.

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  • January 31, 2023

    Eye on the Hill 2023: Social Media Age Restrictions

    The Utah Legislature is set to hear some debate today over whether parental consent should be required for teens to use social media. KSL Newsradio's Lindsay Aerts joins the show to explain more regarding the social media proposals on Capitol Hill. Dave and Debbie also take listener calls.

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  • January 31, 2023

    New Utah State Flag may face redesign of the star

    It hasn't been that long since the state flag got its new design, but it might actually be getting an additional change. That change? The 8-point star is now a 5-point star. Senator Dan McCay heard from some Native Americans who felt from a distance on the flag that it appeared to be an asterisk, and that was how they felt in the state. Senator Dan McCay joins the show to explain the decision further. 

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  • January 31, 2023

    Ways to save on your energy bill

    More Americans are struggling to pay their energy bills.  Almost one and a half million more households applied for energy assistance this year. It's the biggest one-year bump since 2009. Michelle Beck, Director of the Office of Consumer Services, joins the show to discuss the resources available. 

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  • January 31, 2023

    Proposal would let non-public school students play sports outside boundary schools

    A proposal on Capitol Hill would allow non-public school students to play sports outside of their school boundaries. Representative Jordan Tuescher joins the show to explain the bill. 

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  • January 31, 2023

    What more do schools need with the additional $42 million given to school choice?

    The state's largest teacher’s union not doing backflips over the Governor signing the school voucher bill creates a $42 million pot of money for parents to fund private/home schooling. Take it from the teacher’s point of view: Why not use that pot of money to infuse money into salaries of teachers and classroom aides, who earn about $16/hour? Or why not take public school kids out of portable classrooms? UEA President Renee Pinkney joins the show to discuss what more schools need with that money. 

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  • January 31, 2023

    The Defense of Memphis PD and the Death of Tyre Nichols

    KSL Legal Analyst, Greg Skordas joins the show to discuss what the defense of the police department may look like as the investigation of the death of Tyre Nichols continues. 

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  • January 31, 2023

    President Biden to end COVID emergencies on May 11

    The Biden Administration will end both the COVID - 19 national emergency and public health emergency on May 11. Faith Abubey, ABC News Correspondent, Washington joins the show to discuss what will change. 

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  • January 31, 2023

    Freeze Warning

    It's bitterly cold - again! Many states are experiencing freeze warnings across the U.S. Alex Desmet, Meteorologist with the National Weather Service's joins the show to explain just how cold it will get in Utah, how long it will last, and what is happening across the country. 

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  • January 31, 2023

    Warming Center for homeless built in SLC overnight

    As freezing cold temperatures remain in Utah. Advocats with Unsheltered Utah, built an unsanctioned makeshift warming tent on monday. The tent was equipped with propane fires and chairs. Wendy Garvin, Executive Director of Unsheltered Utah joins the show to explain the efforts and the issue of homelessness and the city. 

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  • January 30, 2023

    Dave & Dujanovic Full Show 1/30/23: How cold weather impacts your home

    - The future of the U.S. debt ceiling

    - The Death of Tyre Nichols

    - Private vs. public school

    - Inside a private school: Ivy Hall Academy 

    - Should cell phones be banned in Utah classrooms?

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  • January 30, 2023

    The effects of the cold temperatures on the homeless

    With this cold weather that’s freezing windows and water pipes, we have to bring up the concern of how the homeless are dealing with this. Rob Wesemann, Co-Chair of the Salt Lake Valley Coalition to End Homelessness and Executive Director of NAMI, joins the show to share resources that are available for those experiencing homelessness in this cold weather.

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  • January 30, 2023

    How China handles TikTok

    ABC News reported earlier this morning that China's version of TikTok has a legal limit. The time that students can spend on TikTok is now 40 minutes a day... Here in the U.S., a number of public schools and colleges are pushing to ban it altogether. Should the government just stay out of it? Dave and Debbie discuss.

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  • January 30, 2023

    Equality Utah on signing of bill regarding transgender - related surgeries

    On Saturday, Governor Cox signed a bill that would ban minors from receiving gender-related surgeries and medical care. This makes Utah the first state to pass a ban on gender-related health care this year. Sue Robbins, Equality Utah Transgender Advisory Council, joins the show to share her reaction to the signing of the bill and the expectation of how families will react. 

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  • January 30, 2023

    Week 3 of the Utah Legislative Session

    It’s week 3 of the Utah Legislative Session, and Governor Cox signed two bills over the past week: the bill regarding transgender - related medical care and the school voucher bill. KSL Newsradio Reporter Lindsay Aerts joins the show to discuss the latest, what’s next and what we can expect for water week this week.

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  • January 30, 2023

    Should cellphones be banned in Utah classrooms?

    Utah Lawmaker Trevor Lee wants to ban both cell phones and smartwatches in K-12 classrooms. Utah State Representative Trevor Lee joins the show to discuss this proposal. 

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  • January 30, 2023

    Inside a private school: Ivy Hall Academy

    Utah just passed a school choice bill... and the Governor signed it into law. This new Educational Savings account/school voucher program will allow around 5K students to pursue their education outside of conventional public schools. They'll get $8K for homeschooling, micro-schooling (pod), or private schooling. Cynthia Simpson, Executive Director of Ivy Hall Academy - Provo, UT joins the show to discuss how this impacts their school and what goes into public school.

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  • January 30, 2023

    Private vs. public school

    Utah just passed a school choice bill... and the Governor signed it into law. This new Educational Savings account/school voucher program will allow around 5K students to pursue their education outside of conventional public schools. They'll get $8K for homeschooling, micro-schooling (pod), or private schooling. Dave and Debbie discuss the differences between a Private and a Public School.

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  • January 30, 2023

    The Death of Tyre Nichols

    We're going in-depth on the death of a Memphis man at the hands, feet, and batons of Memphis police officers. Tyre Nichols. Alex Caprariello from News Nation joins the show Live from Memphis, TN to bring the latest details. 

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  • January 30, 2023

    The future of the U.S. debt ceiling

    The U.S. has reached its debt limit, and now Speaker Kevin McCarthy is planning to meet with President Biden this week to discuss the future of federal government spending. ABC News Correspondent Elizabeth Schulze joins the show to give us all the details on what’s to come next.

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  • January 30, 2023

    How cold weather impacts your home

    Get ready to bundle up because the weather is getting even colder than usual. It’s so cold that we’re hearing reports of water pipes freezing. KSL Meteorologist Matt Johnson gives us all the details on how low the temperatures are dropping. KSL NewsRadio Reporter Adam Small describes the road conditions when he was outside this morning. Duane Nielsen, Plumbing Manager from Any Hour Services, explains what we can do to our freezing water pipes.

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  • January 26, 2023

    Dave & Dejunovic Full Show 1/26/23: KSL in Your Community - Live from Spanish Fork High

    The Great Salt Lake Needs 9 More Feet

    Utah's record snowfall has raised the Great Salt Lake a foot, but that's nine feet short of what the Lake needs to survive. Dave and Debbie discuss how Utah has treated the lake like a line of credit, and now the state is taking action on the edge of its collapse. Rare earth minerals like lithium exist in the lake and add pressure to conservation efforts. BYU Professor of aquatic ecology Ben Abbott, who helped compile the report that predicted the Lake's 5 year lifespan, joins the show to discuss which conservation efforts will help the Lake most.

     

    Spanish Fork is FitCity 

    Mayor Mike Mendenhall of Spanish Fork speaks to a new mental and physical health initiative in Spanish Fork. Mayor Mendenhall also discusses a proposal on capitol hill that would require golf courses to share their water use.  Unlike other utah towns, Spanish Fork residents pay per gallon of gray water and the golf course runs off of an efficient, automated system. Dave and Debbie discuss how the city's efforts lead the way on water conservation efforts across the state. 

     

    Students of Spanish Fork High School

    The Nonprofit organization Latinos in Action is working to to raise Latino students' grades and academic involvement. Karen Avila of the Spanish Fork chapter joins the show to explains how LIA aims to help strengthen Latino community and bridge the achievement gap. Morgan Beckstrom is the national champion for rodeo barrel racing, and she shares how she won the top trophy for the event. To round out the student focus, student body president Sidney Smith explains why Spanish Fork students are unique. 

     

    Cancer diagnosis prompts a rise in Radon testing in Utah homes

    Since a Nephi woman discovered her house's radon levels gave her terminal cancer, radon testing kits have flown from the shelves. The radioactive substance collected in her basement and gave her the equivalent of three cigarette packs a day of lung deterioriation. Ladd Egan from KSL 5 TV covered the story and details how Utahns can check their own homes and respond to higher radon levels.

     

     Vineyard: Ghost Town to Boom Town

    Vineyard, Utah grew from 110 people in 2010 to 11,866 residents in 2019. That's a nearly 11,00% jump in population. Cate Klundt, Government Affairs Director for Utah Association of Realtors and Vineyard Mayor Julie Fullmer discuss why people are flocking to the town and what's next.

     

    How are Utah Universities preparing for Chat GPT? 

    High school students use it to write papers in seconds, and colleges are worried. ChatGPT is an artificial intelligence program that can take inputs like "five paragraph essay" and "civil war" to produce high quality, human-looking writing. How will this affect the admissions and academic processes at universities? UVU Associate Professor Armen LLikchyan of Technology Management clarifies how colleges are preparing for this new era of machine learning.

     

    Student Success and Growth in Nebo School District 

    Explosive growth across Utah County means the education system must also expand quickly. How are Spanish Fork's schools responding to the waves of new students? Lana Hisky of Nebo School District and Spanish Fork Principal Matt Christensen explore what's behind local schools' high graduation rates and overall success.

     

     Eye on the Hill 

    Dave and Debbie join KSL Political Reporter Lindsay Aerts to find out the latest on the legislative session. 

     

    SafeUT app save 14-year-old girl from kidnapping 

    A 14-year-old girl was rescued after she was kidnapped by a 26-year-old man, all thanks to the SafeUT app. It's a major success story for the app, which is designed for teachers and students. Dave and Debbie discuss the story and check in with Spanish Fork High Principal Matt Christensen and Josh Jenson, Behavioral and Mental Health Teacher at Spanish Fork High School to give a ground-level view of the app's success and how they support student mental health at Spanish Fork High School. 

     

    UTA expansions in Utah County

    We've discussed the growth of population and school districts, but what about the transportation system? UTA considers a number of expansions to their current train and bus lines, maybe even a new stop or two for Frontrunner. Here to discuss UTA's new plans is Jeff Acerson, who represents Tooele and Utah County on the UTA Board of Trustees.

     

     KSL in Your Community: A History Temple and Theatre in Spanish Fork 

    The annual Festival of Colors draws thousands of visitors to Spanish Fork's Radha Krishna temple. However, according to President of Utah's Krishna Temples Charu Das, that just scratches the surface of what the temple offers for worshipers and visitors alike (llamas potentially inclued). Angelus Theatre has been a mainstay in Spanish Fork culture since its founding in 1912. The building has undergone a number of face lifts, and most recently, retransitioned from an abandoned movie theater to a vibrant stage theatre. Curt Gordon, current owner of the Angelus, joins the show to explain the history and future of the iconic cultural hub.

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  • January 26, 2023

    KSL in Your Community: A Historic Temple and Theatre in Spanish Fork

    The annual Festival of Colors draws thousands of visitors to Spanish Fork's Radha Krishna temple. However, according to President of Utah's Krishna Temples Charu Das, that just scratches the surface of what the temple offers for worshipers and visitors alike (llamas potentially inclued). Angelus Theatre has been a mainstay in Spanish Fork culture since its founding in 1912. The building has undergone a number of face lifts, and most recently, retransitioned from a movie theater to a stage theatre. Curt Gordon, current owner of the Angelus, joins the show to explain the history and future of the iconic cultural hub.

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  • January 26, 2023

    UTA expansions in Utah County

    We've discussed the growth of population and school districts, but what about the transportation system? UTA considers a number of expansions to their current train and bus lines, maybe even a new stop or two for Frontrunner. Here to discuss UTA's new plans is Jeff Acerson, who represents Tooele and Utah County on the UTA Board of Trustees.

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  • January 26, 2023

    SafeUT app saves 14-year-old girl from kidnapping

    A 14-year-old girl was rescued after she was kidnapped by a 26-year-old man, all thanks to the SafeUT app. It's a major success story for the app, which is designed for teachers and students. How has the app worked overall for these groups? Spanish Fork High Principal Matt Christensen and Mental/behavioral health teacher Josh Jenson give a ground-level view of the app's success with Debbie and Dave.

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  • January 26, 2023

    Utah Senate passes school choice/voucher bill

    Dave and Debbie join KSL Political Reporter Lindsay Aerts to find out the latest on the legislative session. 

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  • January 26, 2023

    Student Success and Growth in Nebo School District

    Explosive growth across Utah County means the education system must also expand quickly. How are Spanish Fork's schools responding to the waves of new students? Lana Hisky of Nebo School District and Spanish Fork Principal Matt Christensen explore what's behind local schools' high graduation rates and overall success.

    Play Episode
  • January 26, 2023

    How are Utah Universities preparing for Chat GPT?

    High school students use it to write papers in seconds, and colleges are worried. ChatGPT is an artificial intelligence program that can take inputs like "five paragraph essay" and "civil war" to produce high quality, human-looking writing. How will this affect the admissions and academic processes at universities? UVU Associate Professor Armen LLikchyan of Technology Management clarifies how colleges are preparing for this new era of machine learning.

    Play Episode
  • January 26, 2023

    Vineyard: Ghost Town to Boom Town

    Vineyard, Utah grew from 110 people in 2010 to 11,866 residents in 2019. That's a nearly 11,00% jump in population. Cate Klundt, Government Affairs Director for Utah Association of Realtors and Vineyard Mayor Julie Fullmer discuss why people are flocking to the town and what's next.

    Play Episode
  • January 26, 2023

    Cancer diagnosis prompts a rise in Radon testing in Utah homes

    Since a Nephi woman discovered her house's radon levels gave her terminal cancer, radon testing kits have flown from the shelves. The radioactive substance collected in her basement and gave her the equivalent of three cigarette packs a day of lung deterioriation. Ladd Egan from KSL 5 TV covered the story and details how Utahns can check their own homes and respond to higher radon levels.

    Play Episode
  • January 26, 2023

    Students of Spanish Fork High School: Latinos in Action, Good Grades at the Rodeo, and Senior Year

    The Nonprofit organization Latinos in Action is working to to raise Latino students' grades and academic involvement. Karen Avila of the Spanish Fork chapter joins the show to explains how LIA aims to help strengthen Latino community and bridge the achievement gap. Morgan Beckstrom is the national champion for rodeo barrel racing, and she shares how she won the top trophy for the event. To round out the student focus, student body president Sidney Smith explains why Spanish Fork students are unique. 

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  • January 26, 2023

    Spanish Fork is FitCity

    Mayor Mike Mendenhall of Spanish Fork speaks to a new mental and physical health initiative in Spanish Fork. Mayor Mendenhall also discusses a proposal on capitol hill that would require golf courses to share their water use.  Unlike other utah towns, Spanish Fork residents pay per gallon of gray water and the golf course runs off of an efficient, automated system. Dave and Debbie discuss how the city's efforts lead the way on water conservation efforts across the state. 

    Play Episode
  • January 26, 2023

    The Great Salt Lake Needs 9 More Feet

    Utah's record snowfall has raised the Great Salt Lake a foot, but that's nine feet short of what the Lake needs to survive. Dave and Debbie discuss how Utah has treated the lake like a line of credit, and now the state is taking action on the edge of its collapse. Rare earth minerals like lithium exist in the lake and add pressure to conservation efforts. BYU Professor of aquatic ecology Ben Abbott, who helped compile the report that predicted the Lake's 5 year lifespan, joins the show to discuss which conservation efforts will help the Lake most.

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  • January 25, 2023

    Dave & Dujanovic Full Show 1/25/23: $100 Million Investment Announced for Investment in Smiths Ballpark

    Where Transgender-Related Surgery Bills stand in the Utah Legislature 

    - U.S. poised to send dozens of Tanks to Ukraine Amos Guiroa, Professor of Law and International Expert 

    - New digital wallet coming from large banks to compete with Apple Pay and Paypal 

    - More States showing interest in Universal Free Lunch 

     

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  • January 25, 2023

    Should Utah celebrate Halloween on a specific day insted of the 31st?

     There's a proposal on Capitol Hill that wants to stop the confusion of halloween in Utah.. Locking it into the last friday of October.. If the legislature doesn't pass this bill, Halloween this year will fall on a Tuesday--October 31st. Dave and Debbie discuss the proposal and take listener calls. 

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  • January 25, 2023

    Clean Slate Summit expunges criminal records of Utahns

    What do you get when dozens of lawyers enter Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City? A clinic to expunge the criminal record of over 300 Utahns. The Utah Jazz and local leaders collaborated with the Clean Slate Utah Foundation to help set up the event. Salt Lake City will host the 2023 All-Star game in February, and leaders say this event sets Utah apart as an example for other states to follow.Destiny Garcia, Executive Director of Clean Slate UT joins the show to explain the event. Greg Skordas, KSL legal Analyst joins the show to discuss how one may qualify.

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  • January 25, 2023

    What is happening on Capitol Hill

    KSL NewRadio's Lindsay Aerts joins the show to discuss what has happened in the last 24 hours on capitol hill and what is expected today. 

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  • January 25, 2023

    More States showing interest in Universal Free Lunch

    Diving into DNEW article: More states are offering — or pondering — free universal lunch The National Conference of State Legislatures 20 states have considered or passed universal free school meals. Lois Collins with the Deseret News joins the show to explain more. 

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  • January 25, 2023

    New digital wallet coming from large banks to compete with Apple Pay and Paypal

     Banks are planning a payment wallet that would compete with third party wallets like PayPal and apple pay..  that you can use to shop online..Dave hates this idea but could it make things more simple and secure? Robert Spendlove, Utah State Representative and Economic and Public Policy Officer at Zions Bank joins the shows to discuss. 

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  • January 25, 2023

    President Biden Sends Ukraine a Platoon of Tanks

    President Biden has announced that the US will step up its weapon shipments to Ukraine with 31 M1 Abrams tanks. This is a big escalation in what the US is providing Ukraine, since before now the Biden administration avoided sending planes and tanks to not anger President Putin. The Abrams is considered one of the most advanced tanks in the world, and 31 units approaches the size of a Ukrainian tank platoon, according to the President. Dave and Debbie tune into the live broadcast of the President's speech and break down what the announcement means.

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  • January 25, 2023

    U.S. poised to send dozens of Tanks to Ukraine

    Amos Guiroa, Professor of Law and International Expert joins the show to discuss the new details of tanks being sent to Ukraine and the impact. 

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  • January 25, 2023

    Where Transgender-Related Surgery Bills stand in the Utah Legislature

     A bill banning Transgender surgeries and hormone therapy for minors failed in committee, but there's a similar bill that bans surgeries and puts a pause on hormone therapy that looks more likely to pass. Dave and Debbie go into the difference between the bills and speak with Marina Lowe, Policy Director for Equality Utah about the proposal and if the current status of the bill making its way through capitol hill could amount to a lawsuit. 

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