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Salt Lake City, UT

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The Doug Wright Show is where news breaks in Utah - whether it's politics, local government or just the big talker of the day.

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The future of retail

9/19/2017
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Toys R Us filed for bankruptcy protection, Kohl's announced a partnership that would allow customers to return Amazon products at their stores' customer service desks, and Walmart is launching quick check-out stores across the nation. The nature of the way we shop is changing and stores - both online and brick and mortar - are doing everything they can to stay on top of the trends. What do you think retail shopping will look like in 5 years? ​

Duration: 00:11:40


About that United Nations speech...

9/19/2017
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President Donald Trump delivered his first speech to the United Nations and he hit the nail on the head in regards to North Korea. KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright plays the highlights and explains the implications of the president's plan to temper Kim Jong Un.

Duration: 00:26:30


Highlights from Huntsman Confirmation hearing

9/19/2017
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It was a short confirmation hearing for former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman Jr in front of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee for his appointment to be the United States' next Ambassador to Russia. He answered questions about human rights, hacking, and meddling in the 2016 election. KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright talks to KSL TV's Ladd Egan about what it was like to attend the hearing, then Doug plays highlights from Huntsman's testimony.

Duration: 00:25:58


Huntsman confirmation hearing

9/19/2017
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We've been waiting for months for the next step in the process to appoint former Utah Governor and Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman to be the next Ambassador to Russia. Live coverage of his long-awaited hearing on KSL NewsRadio.

Duration: 00:19:04


Trump's United Nations speech

9/19/2017
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President Donald Trump delivered his first speech to the United Nations and he hit the nail on the head in regards to North Korea. KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright plays the highlights and explains the implications of the president's plan to temper Kim Jong Un.

Duration: 00:18:31


Happy National Cheeseburger Day!

9/18/2017
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Jimmy Buffet said it best when he dreamed of a "cheeseburger in paradise." To celebrate National Cheeseburger Day, KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright brings in one of Utah's own Burger Boys: Chris Williams, co-founder of JCW's. They talk about the burgers Utahns love and the secret to a great patty. The Doug Wright is hosted by KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright. KSL NewsRadio is part of Bonneville Media and based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Duration: 00:25:05


Too many opioid deaths

9/18/2017
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We need to do more to prevent opioid overdoses in the United States. Thanks to synthetic drugs like fentanyl, 20,000 Americans will die each year due to these opioids. For a bit of perspective, 10,000 Americans died during the Vietnam War - and that was over 10 years. KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright talks to Brian Besser, Head of the DEA in Utah, about how we got to Mission Critical in the fight against drugs, and where we go from here. The Doug Wright is hosted by KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright....

Duration: 00:21:31


Are the Emmys too political?

9/18/2017
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America tuned into the Emmys to see which television show would walk away with the most awards. From the second the awards show started, host Steven Colbert and winners used the stage to bash the President of the United States and members of Congress. Did they take it too far with the political jabs? Weigh in on the Doug Wright Show on KSL NewsRadio. The Doug Wright is hosted by KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright. KSL NewsRadio is part of Bonneville Media and based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Duration: 00:15:39


Mike Lee on Jon Huntsman

9/18/2017
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It's about time. Ever since rumors started swirling in March that the White House was looking at appointing former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman Jr. as the Ambassador to Russia, the nation has been waiting on pins and needles for the confirmation hearings to start. With so many questions about Russian involvement in the 2016 election, the Russia ambassador position is one of the most important jobs in the administration. KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright talks to Senator Mike Lee about what to watch...

Duration: 00:12:36


The bare necessities of Bears Ears

9/18/2017
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A leaked memo claims the Department of the Interior will make massive cuts to Bears Ears National Monument and Grande Staircase Escalante National Monument, both of which are in Utah. Does this document have any credibility? KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright asks Congressman Rob Bishop. The Doug Wright is hosted by KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright. KSL NewsRadio is part of Bonneville Media and based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Duration: 00:18:56


Confirmation hearings for Ambassador Huntsman to start (finally)

9/18/2017
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It's about time. Ever since rumors started swirling in March that the White House was looking at appointing former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman Jr. as the Ambassador to Russia, the nation has been waiting on pins and needles for the confirmation hearings to start. With so many questions about Russian involvement in the 2016 election, the Russia ambassador position is one of the most important jobs in the administration. KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright talks to Hinckley Institute of Politics...

Duration: 00:18:38


Doug talks DACA with Boyd Matheson

9/14/2017
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Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer, and Donald Trump - what an odd team to work together in an attempt to find a solution for DACA. Will anything be accomplished? KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright taps into the expertise of Sutherland Institute Director Boyd Matheson.

Duration: 00:29:44


Ben Shapiro to speak at The University of Utah, some students not happy

9/14/2017
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Student groups at the University of Utah are protesting the scheduling of right-wing writer Ben Shapiro, but the university says it is free speech, and cannot cancel the student group-organized event. Doug speaks to university officials about the issues surrounding Shapiro coming Salt Lake.

Duration: 00:10:57


Back to the Park - Part 3

9/13/2017
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From Operation Diversion to Operation Rio Grande and everything in-between, a lot has happened in downtown Salt Lake City's historic Rio Grande District. KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright talks to the key players in his 3rd annual broadcast from Pioneer Park.

Duration: 00:32:22


Back to the Park - Part 2

9/13/2017
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From Operation Diversion to Operation Rio Grande and everything in-between, a lot has happened in downtown Salt Lake City's historic Rio Grande District. KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright talks to the key players in his 3rd annual broadcast from Pioneer Park.

Duration: 00:33:24


Back to the Park - Part 1

9/13/2017
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From Operation Diversion to Operation Rio Grande and everything in-between, a lot has happened in downtown Salt Lake City's historic Rio Grande District. KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright talks to the key players in his 3rd annual broadcast from Pioneer Park.

Duration: 00:33:36


What Happened: a dramatic reading

9/12/2017
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Hillary Rodham Clinton wrote a new book detailing her experience in the 2016 election and explaining the factors that went into her loss. It's nauseating. From trips to Chipotle to encounters with Utah's own Jason Chaffetz, there are plenty of stories to be recounted. KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright does a dramatic reading of some of the highlights.

Duration: 00:06:59


Punishing kids for doing the right thing

9/12/2017
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This story comes straight out of the ridiculous folder. An eighth grader in Pennsylvania used a pocket knife to help his dad with a project over the weekend. He wore the same shorts to school on Monday and found he had forgotten to take the knife out of his pocket. Because he didn't want to get in trouble, he took it to the school principal. What happened next? The teen was suspended for bringing a weapon to school. Are you kidding me? Doug Wright explains what's wrong with this picture on...

Duration: 00:23:59


UTGOP needs to end opposition to SB 54

9/12/2017
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We've been talking about the Utah GOP's fight against SB 54 for years on the Doug Wright Show. It wasted an extraordinary amount of money and nearly bankrupted the party. Will a new chairman change the course? KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright talks to Utah GOP Chairman Rob Anderson about what the party will do next. Then, Rich McKeown talks to Doug about the future of SB 54.

Duration: 00:20:31


Equifax hack and Utah

9/12/2017
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If you haven't been following the Equifax hack, you really should be. Millions of Americans had their identities stolen. How do you find out if you were one of them? How do you keep yourself safe from a future attack? Francine Giani, Department of Commerce Executive Director talks about the risks and Utah's plan of action with Doug Wright on KSL NewsRadio.

Duration: 00:07:58

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