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CityViews 3/6/12: Ethics in Gene Research/Ethics and Technology

  Segment 1: Ethics & Genetics   DNA research can reveal a lot about you, from your ancestral roots to your susceptibility to disease. But just how much do you want to know about your genetic makeup? What should be done with the information? Who should have access to the results? And what ethical duty…

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CityViews 3/5/12: The Problem with Prosecutors/Coyote Bounty

  Segment 1: “Prosecution Complex” The U.S. legal system is built on the ideals of fair trials and zealous representation. But University of Utah law professor Daniel Medwed argues the system is rife with prosecutors behaving badly and that has tragic human consequences. On Monday, Medwed joins us to examine the extent of prosecutorial misconduct…

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CityViews 3/1/12: The Abbey Collection/FAX

  Segment 1: Edward Abbey Edward Abbey, the environmental crusader and godfather of monkeywrenchers, was not a Utahn by birth, but he spent much time in the state and set his most famous writings here. So, in many ways, it’s fitting that a major collection of his work is coming to the University of Utah.…

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CityViews 2/29/12: Arun Gandhi/Dr. Brian Greene

  Segment 1: Peace Activist Arun Gandhi Following in his famous grandfather’s footsteps, Arun Gandhi talks about ethical leadership and non-violence to anyone who will listen. An accomplished writer and activist in his own right, Gandhi returns to Salt Lake City this week to discuss how non-violence relates to a greater interfaith dialogue. Guest: Arun…

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CityViews 2/28/12: The Softer Side of Capitalism/Creek Crossings

  Segment 1:  The Softer Side of Capitalism You may have missed it, but Monday was International Corporate Philanthropy Day, a day dedicated to highlighting the social benefits of business and inspiring the corporate community to do more good. On Tuesday, we’ll talk about trends in corporate giving and the role businesses can play in…

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CityViews 2/27/12: A Reprieve for Immigration Activist/Avalanche Education

Segment 1:  A Reprieve for Immigration Activist  Deyvid Morales, a student at Salt Lake Community College and an undocumented immigrant, found out last week he won’t be deported, thanks to new federal guidelines that focus on only expelling dangerous criminals. On Monday, Morales joins us to talk about his experience and his renewed resolve to…

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CityViews 2/23/12: Taking Medicine to the Streets/Children in Poverty

  Segment 1:  Taking Medicine to the Streets It may seem strange to make a house call to someone who’s homeless, but that’s precisely what those who practice street medicine do. Last year, the Fourth Street Clinic (which offers health care to the homeless) and Volunteers of America started an outreach program to practice medicine…

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CityViews 2/22/12: Women and Getting That Degree/”Seven”

  Segment 1:  Women and Getting That Degree Many women in Utah go to college, but most don’t graduate. According to 2009 data, nearly 32 percent of Utah men earn college degrees compared with just 25 percent of women, below the national average. What can be done to get more women on campus as well…

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CityViews 2/21/12: Lessons from the Cold War/Living the Tech Life

  Segment 1:  Lessons from the Cold War History, according to Frederick Kempe, has been kind to President John Kennedy. After pouring over documents, testimony and records, Kempe concludes Kennedy’s inexperience and weakness during his first year in office was an unmitigated foreign policy disaster, leading directly to the Bay of Pigs showdown in the…

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CityViews 2/16/12: Civility Progress Report

  Segment 1:  Civility Progress Report A year ago, Lt. Gov. Greg Bell, Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker and a host of other community-minded individuals made a New Year’s resolution: to practice civility. The movement stemmed from the cutting remarks, nasty tone and polarization that pervades much of public discourse. So, how are we…

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