CityViews 8/30/12: UTOPIA/Deana Martin Headlines SLC Jazz Fest

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Segment 1:

In 2002, a group of Utah cities got together to build a state-of-the-art fiber optic network, a technology infrastructure that would give residents high-speed, high-quality Internet. Ten years later, only about 10,000 homes currently subscribe to the service, well short of the 50,000 envisioned. A recent legislative audit recommends better management of the project and fiscal controls, prompting calls to pass the project on to the private sector. On Thursday, we’ll discuss the ups and downs of the UTOPIA project and how to move forward.

Guests:

  • Wayne Pyle, West Valley City
  • Pete Ashdown, XMission
  • Royce Van Tassel, Utah Taxpayer’s Association
  • Todd Marriott, UTOPIA

 

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Deana Martin made her TV debut in 1966 on her famous father’s television show, “The Dean Martin Show,” and she’s been performing ever since. She’s appeared in just about every environment, from Shakespeare on the stage, to cameos on The Merv Griffin Show to motion picture roles to Vegas nightclub acts. She’s coming to Salt Lake City to headine the Salt Lake Jazz Festival this Sunday night and on Thursday, Deana Martin joins us to talk about honoring her father’s legacy.

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The Salt Lake City Jazz Festival  will be held Sunday, Sept. 2, 1 to 11 p.m. at the Gallivan Center, Salt Lake City.

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