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Director Greg Whiteley On Netflix's 'Cheer'

In December, Netflix released director Greg Whiteley’s docuseries “Cheer,” where it went on to become one of their most talked about and beloved shows of 2020.

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RadioWest | Films

Writer Tova Mirvis relives the transformative proceedings of obtaining the get, a document in Jewish religious law marking the end of a marriage.

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On Monday, June 29, 2020, the RadioWest Book Club met via Zoom with Dr. Jonathan Eller to discuss Ray Bradbury's "Dandelion Wine."

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  Four months into the COVID-19 pandemic and plenty of us are still working from home. And when the pandemic ends, we’ll have to answer the question: Should we go back to the office?

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Since it launched in April, questions have dogged TestUtah, a statewide testing initiative led by a group of Utah tech companies.

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What and who are America’s public lands for? We continue our monthly film series with a documentary that asks that question, and explores the precarious balance between enjoying and exploiting our shared spaces.

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As Black Lives Matter protesters continue to march throughout the country demanding changes to our police forces, we look back at history and ask: How did racial discrimination within our police forces start? 

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In a time when America is taking a hard look at our country’s racist past and present, LDS scholar Joanna Brooks looks at the history of race within the LDS church.

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In the wake of the death of George Floyd, protestors across the country have been pushing to defund the police. The same demands can be heard in Utah, and they’re only getting louder.

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For the historian Ibram X. Kendi, the death of George Floyd while in police custody is yet another story in the long nightmare of the black experience in America.

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Picture your workplace team, church council, community group or any other small collection of people: What’s the gender makeup? If the group has more men than women, there’s a good chance that the women do not speak up as much as the men.

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George Packer is one of those few writers whose byline alone is often enough to convince people to click on his articles. 

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The Legend Of Walter Mercado

Through the 1980s to the early 2000s, astrologer and TV personality Walter Mercado was a household name in Latinx homes – reaching, at his peak, an estimated 120 million people with his daily horoscopes. Then, in 2007, Mercado disappeared.

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RadioWest | Extra

Web extra: Are You An Integrator Or Segmenter?

Dr. Nancy Rothbard says that most of us are either workplace integrators or segmenters.

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