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

  • April 8, 2021

    Later start times coming for SLC Schools

    Before the pandemic slammed the doors to schools shut and kids were kept home for almost a year -- Dave and Debbie were debating whether the Salt Lale City School Board should approve later start times for students -- this week they did just that.

    We talked to School Board President Nate Salazar about the change and why they're hoping it will be a good move for students. 

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  • April 8, 2021

    Recapping city/county mask mandates,

    We'll recap what we learned today about mask mandates in Salt Lake County and Salt Lake City. We'll also recap the latest news about vaccines in Utah.

     

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  • April 8, 2021

    The problem of Mother in Law Units

    A new law allows more homeowners to convert their basements to apartment rentals. DIY Dave is cheering. Debbie Downer isn’t all in. KSL Newsradio's Inside Sources Host Boyd Matheson chimes in as the voice of reason.

    Next:  We're also anticipating a press conference from Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall, who'll announce that Salt Lake City will keep a mask mandate beyond the state's end date of April 10.

    Then we're back to the mother-in-law apartment topic, Zach Bloxham Layton City Council Member joins us.

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  • April 8, 2021

    COLD Season 2

    A new season of COLD has dropped. Investigative reporter Dave Cawley joins Dave and Dujanovic with new details of a 35-year-old case of missing Ogden Mom Joyce Yost.

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  • April 8, 2021

    Vaccine Appointments/ J&J update

    The road block to a vaccine -- SLCO health department has no appointments until May. We get Rich Lakin, the state immunization coordinator on the line to see if we’re getting enough doses soon to unclog the traffic jam. Also, will we be getting more doses of the J&J after many were ruined?

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  • April 8, 2021

    Response to Salt Lake County re: mask mandate

    Utah lawmakers roll back the statewide mask mandate Saturday … what will SLCO do? Lawmakers changed the rules during the last night of the legislative session and put it on county commissions to decide if a county should be under a mask mandate. 

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  • April 8, 2021

    Tablets in Jail

    Dave and Debbie are seeking to understand the logic behind the e-tablet-per-inmate program inside one of Utah's jails along the Wasatch Front. Inmates get what Deb envisions as an i-pad for 12 hours a day so they can access thousands of movies, books, games.

    We'll speak with Davis County Sheriff Kelly Spark calls in the explain the goal behind this, and then take listener calls.

     

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  • April 8, 2021

    What will China do if there is a US Boycott of the Olympics?

    China’s warning to the U.S. after discussions about a boycott were floated: expect a "robust Chinese response" if the U.S. doesn’t show at the Olympics in Beijing in 2022. What could this mean?

    Guest: KSL Newsradio host Boyd Matheson

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  • April 6, 2021

    Should community colleges be free? Revisted.

    President Biden pitching free tuition community college -- just a campaign promise - we expect a more formal plan in the weeks ahead. Feds covers 67% and states pick up 33% - Debbie and Dave dive into details about free tuition programs that already exist in about 20 other states. Followed by listener calls.

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  • April 6, 2021

    What can you do if you are vaccinated?

    Debbie and Dave break down the latest CDC guidelines.

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  • April 6, 2021

    What will the SLCO Council do about the mask mandate?

    Inside Sources host, Boyd Matheson shares his predictions and what challenges the council may face as they vote on Friday morning.

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  • April 6, 2021

    Lehi Dentist is in a tie for first

    A one in 14 million story - A dentist in Lehi - Chris Jacobsen is in a two-way tie for first place in ESPN’s NCAA Bracket Challenge. Chris joins the show to share his experience as does KSL TV reporter Alex Cabrero.

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  • April 6, 2021

    Wrong Way Drivers

    The number of wrong-way crashes in Utah has jumped by 30% - Debbie and Dave break down common areas this has happened and they are joined by chief KSL Newsradio traffic guru Andy Farnsworth.

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  • April 6, 2021

    Will you support and shop at businesses that require masks?

    We have a list of businesses that will require masks -- will you support and shop at businesses that require them? David Gonzalez with Restaurant Morellia shares his insight with keeping masks in his restaurant, followed by listener calls.

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  • April 6, 2021

    What are the Vaccine Numbers?

    The Utah legislature is all about the “end game”.. They passed a bill that ends the statewide mask mandate this Saturday. End Game? Mayor Wilson has stated that only about 1/3 of SLCO residents are vaccinated... Dave and Debbie break down the numbers throughout the county.

     

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  • April 6, 2021

    Georgia Voting Laws

    The latest voting bill in Georgia has us asking this question - do lawmakers feel pressure to change laws when powerful companies boycott? And is this law an example of voter suppression?

    Senator Curtis Bramble joins the conversation, followed by Adrienne Andrews Weber State University's Chief Diversity Officer.

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  • April 6, 2021

    Should community college be free?

    President Biden pushing us to shift our way of thinking about college. For decades: families scrape together tuition, students work lots of jobs, and we watch tuition skyrocket. President Biden wants to make community college free. is this feasible for Utah?

    Guest:  John Dougall Utah State Auditor

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  • April 5, 2021

    Student Loan Debt - Is the debt worth the degree?

    Circling back to the student loan debt conversation - is the large negative balance that many students end up with worth the degree they receive at the end? College graduate Caitlyn Johnston offers her thoughts about the value of a college education as opposed to the burden of college loans.

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  • April 5, 2021

    Trade in your gas lawn mower to get a new electric

    Read... set...start your lawnmowers! Today Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall demonstrated how to use an electric lawnmower to encourage cleaner air... but get this.. you may be able to trade in your gas mower in exchange for some money to purchase a new electric mower! Dave and Debbie tell you how, and whether they are ready to sign up.

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  • April 5, 2021

    Voter suppression or commons sense to require ID's at voting polls?

    KSL Newsradio host Boyd Matheson helps us understand the issue of new voter laws in Goergia. Next, KSL Unrivaled host Alex Kirry joins the conversation about Major League Baseball deciding to relocate their all-star game outside of Georgia based on the state's new voter laws.  We ask, are sports leagues in the wrong lane?

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  • April 5, 2021

    Are we ready to fly again?

    Easter weekend and the sun shining had many of us ready to get out and travel. But are you ready to fly again? Dave and Debbie share their thoughts.

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  • April 5, 2021

    Rep. Chris Stewart on Infrastructure

    The new multi-trillion dollar infrastructure proposal from President Joe Biden has some Republicans speaking out against it.  But, what's the problem with some of these proposals if they makes sense?  Dave and Debbie ask Rep. Chris Stewart.

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  • April 5, 2021

    The Case of Nicole Solario-Romero

    The announcement came on Friday that the body of missing Kearns woman, Nicole Solario-Romero had been recovered after weeks of searching. But why did the DA's office wait so long to inform the public? Debbie breaks down the case with attorney Greg Skordas.

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  • April 5, 2021

    End of the mask mandate

    Utah's statewide mask mandate ends this Saturday April 10th. But it won’t be nixed for everyone. Dave and Debbie break down what we can expect after Saturday.

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  • April 5, 2021

    Removing Student Loan Debt

    Democrats in the U.S. House want to wipe out $50k in student loan debt (per student with student debt.) President Biden is awaiting word from the secretary of education to see if he has the legal authority to dissolve that much debt through executive action. Is removing student loan debt the answer? We'll speak with a financial representative, a student, and with listeners too.

     

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  • April 1, 2021

    191st General Conference Preview

    Boyd Matheson joins D2 to discuss his special for general conference and a preview of what's to come for listeners as the sessions begin this weekend.

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  • April 1, 2021

    How to overcome your fears

    After the Utah Jazz team plane crashed into some birds and had to conduct an emergency landing… Team superstar Donovan Mitchell decided not to get on the next plane and fly to Memphis. Was it due to a fear of flying? Dr. Liz Hale chimes in on how to overcome these fears

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  • April 1, 2021

    D2Banjo_mixdown

    Big questions today about how in the world the Utah Attorney General's office -- the top law enforcement agency in Utah -- signed a multi-million-dollar deal with a private company that claimed to detect crime as it was happening. We’re now learning Banjo might not have had the technology to solve crimes in real time after all. John Dougall State Auditor joins D2 with the latest on the investigation.

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  • April 1, 2021

    J&J 15 million doses ruined

    There was a mix up with ingredients at a plant in Baltimore They say this error doesn’t affect the doses that have already been shipped. But future shipments are reportedly on hold while they sort it out. Debbie and Dave discuss what they know and the latest updates from the Utah Department of Health

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  • April 1, 2021

    The latest on the Derek Chauvin Trial

    The first week of the trial of Derek Chauvin is almost wrapped up - as new information unpacks in the death of George Floyd. Greg Skordas joins us with an update on perspective of both sides of the courtroom.

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  • April 1, 2021

    Jazz and the Bird Strike Reaction

    A breakdown of the emotional remarkst the jazz team made after their plane was struck by a bird resulting in an emergency landing. Nancy Volmer joins to talk about what the airport is doing to keep wildlife out of the area - she told us this was the most significant bird strike in the last 10-11 years

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  • March 31, 2021

    Policing for Profit

    It may not be the biggest news of the day, but I think it’s the most outrageous. It seems a small Utah town has outed by its own police for -- for forcing its handful of officers to police for profit … ensnaring drivers in a speed trap to rake in hundreds of thousands to keep the city financial afloat.

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  • March 31, 2021

    Real Housewives -- Trouble in Paradise

    Trouble in paradise as Real Housewives of Salt Lake City Star - Jen Shah was arrested and charged in a fraud scheme.. Morgan Wolfe was on the scene... she joins Dave and Debbie with the latest information

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  • March 31, 2021

    Kids and Vaccine Trials

    Big news on vaccines for kids. Pfizer just announcing its trials for 12- to 15-year-old kids shows its 100% effective. Now this included 2,200 children, total. Compare that to the 44,000 enrolled in its adult trial - what questions will this raise for parents?

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  • March 31, 2021

    Women in Politics

    Aimee Winder-Newton and Jenny Wilson join us to talk about the future of Women in Politics and the response from the Salt Lake County GOP after allegations of sexual harassment arose against some in party leadership. 

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  • March 31, 2021

    Rental assistance

    If you can’t pay your rent because we’re still in a pandemic, then this news is good news. The federal rental assistance program has been extended -- So how do you qualify for help? Paul Smith with the Utah Apartment Association joins us with all the details 

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  • March 30, 2021

    The impact of the Suez Canal w/ James Very Chief Officer of an oil tanker

    As the ship was freed from the Suez canal - we got a phone call from a local Utahn who works on an oil tanker in the area of the Canal. He paints us a picture of what this transport really looks like and what this blockage means for consumers down the road.

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  • March 30, 2021

    Safest Cities w/Andrew Hull (Safewise)

    We have a list of the safest cities to live in along the Wasatch Front. Is your city as crime-free as Dave Noriega’s hometown of Kaysville? Andrew Hull with Safewise breaks down the new information.

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  • March 30, 2021

    Sen. Romney's Editorial Board/Climate Change - young voters

    The Republican Party has a problem. It’s been bleeding young voters by double digits for the last 15 years. But Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) has a solution.

    Dave was there when the Senator pitched his fix to win back youth -- with climate change being the big driver.

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  • March 30, 2021

    Vaccines and the Dark Web w/Earl Foote

    The long wait times for appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine have sent people to the dark web. Yes, real COVID-19 vaccines are being sold on the black market… and get this, people are paying as much as $1,200 for a black market dose. What attracts people to the dark web? As a buyer or seller? Nexus IT CEO Earl Foote answers our questions.

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  • March 30, 2021

    New Vaccine Data

    A new study reveals how effective the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are in real life. Health care workers and first responders in several states -- including here in Utah -- were put to the test after they got a COVID-19 vaccination. D2 goes over the promising results.

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  • March 30, 2021

    President Biden's $4 Billion Infrastructure plan

    The big reveal happens this week. President Joe Biden’s “Build Back Better” plan has a $3-4 trillion dollar price tag. In a nutshell, he wants to improve America’s infrastructure. Hold on to your wallet...we’ll dive into the price you’ll pay for building better roads. And KSL Newsradio host Lee Lonsberry will join to discuss the importance of Infrastructure.

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  • March 30, 2021

    Stuck in the Suez Canal

    So ... what happened to the Ever Given ship?

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  • March 30, 2021

    Derek Chauvin Jury Trial Begins

    The trial of Derek Chauvin started this morning. Former attorney Greg Skordus joins D2 to give us an idea about how both sides of the courtroom will function in this case. What will it take to convict him?

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  • March 30, 2021

    Vaccine ... sections?

    First came the idea of "vaccine passports" and now... vaccine sections? The Miami Heat basketball organization will open vaccinated -only sections for fans on April 1st. Is this a good idea for safety or going too far? Dave and Debbie discuss, then have listeners weigh in.

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  • March 30, 2021

    SLCO GOP Scott Miller Resigns

    A whirlwind of events transpired over the weekend after many women within the SLCO Republican Party came forward with accusations that they were bullied. Dave and Debbie break down what happened.

    First, Aimee Winder Newton joins the show as one of those who have come forward. Then, Utah GOP Chairman Derek Brown joins the show. Finally, KSL Newsradio host Boyd Matheson weighs in on this question: how is credibility regained?

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  • March 29, 2021

    D2 speaks to GOP leaders

    After multiple allegations of sexual harassment surfaced about leaders within the Salt Lake County Republican Party this morning the county GOP is without a leader, he abruptly resigned yesterday.

    We spoke to former Republican candidate for governor Aimee Winder-Newton and Utah GOP Chair Derek Brown about what happened, and what they're doing as a party. 

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  • March 28, 2021

    COLD Season 2

    In season two of COLD, investigative reporter Dave Cawley dives into the mystery of Joyce Yost. You will see how a murder case prosecuted without a body can come apart years later. Dave Cawley joins Dave and Mia on what we can expect in the next season of cold.

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  • March 28, 2021

    Burgess Owens on the Border Crisis

    Burgess Owens joins Dave and Mia as they break down the issue at the border crisis and possible solutions. Owens states that the first step is to close the door.. but also have compassion.. Dave and MIA continue the conversation through the next segment -- what solutions does Mia have in mind? What is the difference between immigrants and refugees?

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  • March 28, 2021

    Senator Mike Mckell - Cox first Veto

    Governor Cox has been signing bills like crazy over the last few days.. But he gave his first veto on Tuesday.. To SB 228 which was sponsored by get this.. his own brother in law… Senator Mike Mckell. What does this bill regulating social media companies mean? and where is it going in the future?

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  • March 28, 2021

    Utah seen as the poster child nation wide for schools

    Ben Horsley joins Dave and Mia to explain if he feels like he should be taking a victory lap based on the way Granite District has implemented the best protocols for students during the pandemic. He is meeting with the CDC today to share the policies that work for keeping kids in school.

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  • March 28, 2021

    Rep. Hawkins Reaction

    As we have become so focused on the idea of a return to normal.. An interview with Representative Hawkins reopened our eyes to the real issue many are facing with the effects of COVID-19. Reactions to Hawkins story and how we can still choose to be mindful while we fight this pandemic.

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  • March 28, 2021

    Cox signs Mask Mandate

    The almighty endgame to the mask mandate has been signed into law. But does this change much? Are people going to start ripping off their masks? - Mia Love and Dave discuss.

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  • March 24, 2021

    Car Rental Insurance w/ Sloan Schrage

    We’ve been cooped up for a year, and now lots of families are hitting the road. And Dave says he gets stuck at the car rental counter doing mental jumping jacks -- asking, "should I buy the extra insurance just in case? "KSL 5 TV's Sloan Schrage clues us in.

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  • March 24, 2021

    Biden Calls for an Assault Rifle Ban - what does this mean?

    KSL Newsradio host Lee Lonsberry joins Molly and Dave to discuss whether the U.S. Senate will take action with an assault rifle ban after President Biden called for it yesterday. Next, John Huber, for former United States Attorney for the District of Utah, joins Dave and Molly to discuss the common problem of black-market weapons and how easily obtainable they can be for those who want them. And Nancy Farrer Halden with the Utah Gun Violence Prevention Center gives her input on the problem we are facing with gun violence and possible solutions we should consider.

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  • March 24, 2021

    New Vaccine Eligibility starts today

    With Molly Davis from the Libertas Institute as guest host, Dave speaks with Trevor Warner from the Davis County Health Department about their new vaccine appointments available today. Next, Molly and Dave speak with Aislynn Tolman-Hill, from the Utah County Health Department, who'll walk them through the hurdles their county first faced at the start of distribution and what it's looking like today. Next, they speak with KSL Newsradio anchor and reporter Lindsay Aerts, about alternative methods to scheduling the vaccine outside of the health department.

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  • March 23, 2021

    Tooele School District fly to Virutal conference

    Several employees in a Utah School District are in trouble after they were caught taking a trip to Georgia on the taxpayers' dime.  They’d booked non-refundable hotel rooms and flights to Savannah. But COVID-19 nixed the in-person conference they were supposed to attend. It became a virtual online conference.

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  • March 23, 2021

    Changes to social security?

    A conversation that began on yesterday's show has Dave and Debbie thinking about Social Security.  Yesterday, Rep. Chris Stewart explained his reasoning about making changes to the Social Security insurance program, in order to to save it.  Dave and Debbie discuss their thoughts about change, if/why it's crucial, and how that change will affect Social Security recipients going forward.

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  • March 23, 2021

    AstraZeneca Vaccine w/ Dr. Tamara Sheffield - Intermountain Healthcare

    Dr. Tamara Sheffield joins KSL Newsradio hosts Dave and Dujanovic to explain the latest with the AstraZeneca vaccine. There's been some confusion regarding efficiency and whether their test numbers were accurate. Also, we'll find out when/if US approval is expected. 

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  • March 23, 2021

    And FBI Agent gives active shooter advice

    Retired FBI special agent, Karl Shmae joins Dave and Dujanovic to discuss what to do when an active shooter walks in.

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  • March 23, 2021

    The lastest on the Boulder Shooting

    Dave and Debbie break down the latest information from the Boulder shooting, and they take a close look into the experience of witnesses. They'll speak with Salt Lake County Sheriff Rosie Rivera who'll explain how police are trained in active shooter situations. And Dave and Debbie will break down what to do when an active shooter walks in. 

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  • March 22, 2021

    Vaccine Q&A with Utah County Health

    Aislynn Tolman Hill, a spokesperson for the Utah County Health Department, joins the program to answer listener questions about new eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine. 

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  • March 22, 2021

    Instagram for Kids?

    It dawned on Facebook that there’s a huge group of people missing from Instagram -- so Facebook, which owns Instagram, figured out a way to fix that problem. Now the social media giant is developing an app for that missing group, kids 13 years of age and younger. We'll discuss the pros (?) and cons.

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  • March 22, 2021

    SLSD Back to 4 day a week/no testing at East High

    Today is a big day for students in the Salt Lake City School District, as they are headed back to in-person classes 4 days a week. So we find it ironic that an email went to East High parents warning them that there would be no rapid COVID testing today as kids head back to a “fuller” school schedule. We’ll ask “why not test the kids” during our live interview at 10 am with the Salt Lake City School District. Then we take listener calls

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  • March 22, 2021

    Dad and Daughter in Elephant Cage

    A dad took his daughter into an elephant cage at the San Diego Zoo. Debbie says that, when she heard this story, she said, "as a mom my stomach sank." Should this father lose custody of his daughter for what he thought was a fun activity?

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  • March 22, 2021

    Congressman Chris Stewart

    The national debt is $28-trillion. Meantime the federal budget deficit is widening.  Utah Congressman Chris Stewart wants the president to put a price tag on how much this is costing each taxpayer. We'll discuss how much is this costing each taxpayer, and whether there is a plan to fix it.

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  • March 22, 2021

    New Vaccine Eligibility Check in

    Salt Lake County is expected to open up appointments for 16+ eligibility starting at 9AM. We will be on the site monitoring the process leading into a discussion on why we think the vaccine is working.

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  • March 18, 2021

    Sim Gill on violence against Asian-American and Pacific Islander communities

    The attacks in Atlanta have caused fear and in a very dark hour have spotlighted a growing number of reports of violence in our country against Asian women.

    DA Sim Gill also outspoken about how the shootings are bringing to light a problem we don’t usually talk about, perhaps we weren’t aware of it at all, until now 

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  • March 17, 2021

    Digital Art

    How much are you willing to spend on art?

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  • March 17, 2021

    Stuck in Hawaii

    Does the idea of getting stuck prevent your travel? 

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  • March 17, 2021

    Ainge Steps down

    Leaving two years early

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  • March 17, 2021

    Kids and vaccine trial

    Would you let your kids participate in Vaccine trial?

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  • March 17, 2021

    Problems on Utah Roads

    A new off-ramp is causing confusion for Utah drivers. You drive alongside I-15 for miles before you dump off onto I-215 with a confusing overhead sign to top it off. John Gleason with the Utah Department of Transportation calls in to explain what they plan to do to fix it. And KSL Newsradio's traffic manager Andy Farnsworth joins us to go over more problem spots on Utah roads.

     

     

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  • March 17, 2021

    Vaccine Passports

    Immunity passports … which countries want visitors to show poof they’ve been vaccinated against COVID-19? Will that keep you from traveling?

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  • March 17, 2021

    Child Tax Credits

    How much money will the new child tax credit put into your pocket? Susan Spiers with UACPA joins Dave and Dujanovic to break down the specifics.

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  • March 17, 2021

    Gas Prices Increasing

    In this segment, we'll do a deep dive into the price tag everyone’s talking about -- the cost of a gallon of gas now $3.00. Some blame a combination of a shortfall in production with an increase in demand as more people hit the roads because the pandemic restrictions are being rolled back. And we'll ask listeners, do you blame: Mr. Supply & Demand … or Mr. President?

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  • March 17, 2021

    Sen. Romney suggests boycott of Beijing Olympics

    The exclusive interview on Utah’s Morning News. Senator Mitt Romney, on the air live, called for a boycott of the Winter Olympics in Beijing China. You may think he’s out of line … after all he did run the SL Games 20 years ago.  But Dave calls this Boycott Lite, Diet Boycott… Boycott Zero Sugar. The boycott that doesn’t taste as good, but is probably better for you. Then KSL Newsradio host Boyd Matheson joins the show to discuss the likelihood that corporations will follow through with this boycott.

     

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  • March 15, 2021

    Driving dangerously follow-up

    Traffic fatalities are rising on Utah roads, so the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) and representatives from its Zero Fatalities program hosted a press event urging Utahns to stop bad driving behaviors. KSL Newsradio reporter Paul Nelson joins us with the latest on the UDOT Press Conference.

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  • March 15, 2021

    Hot Housing w/Thomas Wright

    Fifty offers on one Utah home up for sale! How do you compete for a home in Utah if one home had 50 offers? We wanted to know more about the wild real estate market in Utah, so we spoke with real estate agent Thomas Wright.

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  • March 15, 2021

    4 Day School Week w/Bryce Dunford VP of Jordan School Board

    The Jordan School District’s pandemic schedule is so popular it may stick around. We take a deep drive into what a permanent 4-day school week will look like with Vice President of Jordan School Board, Bryce Dunford. Then we take listener calls.

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  • March 15, 2021

    Daylight Saving and the debate to nowhere

    It’s the semi-annual debate that leads nowhere. Switching clocks back and forth. People are exhausted with lawmakers who waste our time telling us they’re pushing legislation to end the clock wars...Dave and Debbie pick sides on which they would prefer.. and then we take listener calls at 9:50

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  • March 15, 2021

    Where is my stimulus?

    Lots of listeners spent the weekend refreshing their bank accounts … wondering "hey uncle sam, where’s the money?"  Dave and Debbie discuss whether they will use their stimulus money differently this time around.  And Shane Stewart gives us the top 3 ways to spend your stimulus money.

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  • March 13, 2021

    A look back at the Jazz

    Alex Kirry joins D2 with a look back on that defining moment that changed the NBA.. when Rudy Gobert tested positive for COVID-19. And we explore the big question: Will we begin seeing more fans at Jazz games anytime soon?

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  • March 13, 2021

    What we have learned

    Dave and Debbie go over what they have learned and how they feel about COVID now vs a year ago.

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  • March 13, 2021

    Schools then and now

    Ben Horsley with Granite School District breaks down his first reaction to the school closure last year.. and then came the slamming of the doors at schools across Utah. What they have learned from this, and are some of the ways we learn now here to stay?

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  • March 13, 2021

    What science has taught us

    Dr. Brandon Webb with Intermountain Healthcare has been on the frontlines of the pandemic since the beginning.. what have we learned so far and where are we going?

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  • March 13, 2021

    The vaccine experience

    Debbie got her first dose of the COVID vaccine. Something that came up she didn't expect was three questions that may affect your eligibility on your pre-screening form you filled out before you got the shot. A spokesperson from the Utah County Health Department joins the program to explain if these are 3 reasons why people won’t be allowed to get a COVID shot.

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  • March 13, 2021

    How will the stimulus impact children?

    Let’s talk about the 85% of Utahns who’ll be getting a stimulus check. That’s the estimate. Some with larger families will get $1400 for each family member … 9k-10k. Do you need another round of checks badly enough, to saddle your kids with paying it back? Boyd Matheson joins to explain how this could affect our children down the road...

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  • March 13, 2021

    Gov. Cox: Personal responsibility surrounding masks

    Utah’s governor, Spencer Cox, joined Utah’s Morning News … more than hinting that lawmakers maneuver to repeal the mask mandate April 10th put him on the path to get as many of us vaccinated as possible before then... And he hit hard on this: personal responsibility. Are you ready to be personally responsible?

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  • March 10, 2021

    What's the latest on Utah's Music Scene?

    Utah’s entertainment industry has been decimated by the pandemic. Sit-down restaurants scrambling to become takeout experts, crowded movie theaters are now empty, Jazz games at one-fifth capacity. And what about the music?

    Today, we’re tackling the comeback of concerts. We’ll talk to a full-time musician about what he’s had to do to stay afloat and how quickly we’ll be able to return to live concerts. We'll also discuss what organizers are going to do to make you feel safe.

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  • March 10, 2021

    Is work from home here to stay?

    We’ve got clear signs that work from home is here to stay. And we’ve also got Dave, who became our work from home guru when the pandemic struck one year ago. It has been said that 36 million people will be working remotely by 2025, an 87 percent jump from pre-COVID levels. The pandemic convinced a lot of bosses its doable. But what does it mean for vacant office spaces? We’ll ask real estate agent Thomas Wright if the pandemic is a pre-cursor to a crash of commercial estate. Then, we speak with listeners about their work-at-home experiences.

     

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  • March 10, 2021

    Utah Vaccine Rollout: Gov. Cox statement and Utah timeline update

    If you thought you’d be waiting until summer to get vaccinated, you’re wrong. The governor says that on April 1st every Utahn who wants one will get their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

    But, did Utah lawmakers put the governor in a race against the clock to get hundreds of thousands of Utahns at least one dose of a vaccine in arms -- not fully immune yet -- before the mask mandate is ditched on April 10th?  We'll speak with Utah State Senator Todd Weiler.

     

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  • March 10, 2021

    Vaccine Watch: April 1, all Utah adults eligible for 1st dose

    Utah Gov. Spencer Cox has announced that on April 1st every Utahn who wants one, will get their first dose of COVID-19 vaccination. In these segments, we speak with Rich Lakin, Immunization Program Manager for the Utah Department of Health about the timeline, and whether he thinks we can hit the Governor's goal.

     

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  • March 9, 2021

    Restaurants Revamping

    Next on the list to reopen? Restaurants. So Dave and Dujanovic check in with a local restaurant owner, David Gonzalez from Restaurant Morelia. Gonzalez found success with improvising take-out methods in 2020. Now, he's trying to flip things back to normal. We'll also speak with Malva Sine with The Utah Restaurant Association who'll go over the fine print of what this new moderate transmission level means for restaurants.

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  • March 9, 2021

    Citizenship Requirements to Graduate

    Can you pass the US citizenship test? Oklahoma students will have to pass one in order to graduate starting next year. Should this be required? Also, Debbie puts Dave to the test (followed by listeners) on KNOW YOUR NATION, WITH NORIEGA!

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  • March 9, 2021

    Vaccine Watch: When will kids be vaccinated?

    Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and the chief medical advisor to President Biden, says kids could get vaccinated by next school year. But the vaccine makers aren’t guaranteeing that. We’ll go in-depth on why it may not happen by August.

     

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  • March 9, 2021

    CDC no travel with Vaccine

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says don’t travel -- even if you are vaccinated! Stay planted, don’t move! Diving into the frustration over CDC safety guidelines.

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  • March 9, 2021

    Where's My Stimulus?

    As soon as it’s approved, we’ll let you know -- as soon as Biden signs it 3 days. It’s the stimulus package 3.0… those $1400 checks aren’t all we’re talking about … we’ll serve up that discussion with a side of bacon when we dissect the billions in pork no one is talking about. And we'll start with a report from KSL Newsradio anchor/reporter/and host, Lindsay Aerts.

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  • March 8, 2021

    Movies and COVID-19

    Movies have been on hiatus for many of us. What do new regulations look like within the movie theatre, now that some restrictions have been adjusted? The President of Megaplex, Blake Anderson joins the show to give us the latest update on what this looks like and when we can expect more movies in the theatre. 

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  • March 8, 2021

    Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson on removing mask mandate

    Dave and Dujanovic were on the air last week when news broke that the transmission level in Salt Lake County had been moved from high to moderate -- meaning that events can now happen with masks. Then, on Friday night lawmakers voted to repeal the mask mandate entirely on April 10th. In this segment, we speak with Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson who explained she will push back on the April 10th date and that Salt Lake County will continue to follow the mask mandate. 

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