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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.

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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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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Movember!

11/22/2017
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Doug's beard is sponsored by Dr. Sean Henderson of the Urology Clinic of Utah Valley. They talk about why men's health is so important and what you can do to stay healthy. The Doug Wright Show is hosted by KSL News Radio's Doug Wright, who also hosts the infamous KSL Movie Show. KSL News Radio is part of Bonneville Media and based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Don’t forget to review and subscribe to the Doug Wright Show podcast on iTunes. Or follow Doug on Twitter and Instagram @DougWrightShow or...

Duration: 00:07:41


Tips for a terrific Thanksgiving dinner

11/22/2017
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What's the secret to the perfect Thanksgiving dinner? KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright talks to Joseph Smith Memorial Building Chef Biran Richter about the best tips to create a memorable feast for your family. The Doug Wright Show is hosted by KSL News Radio's Doug Wright, who also hosts the infamous KSL Movie Show. KSL News Radio is part of Bonneville Media and based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Don’t forget to review and subscribe to the Doug Wright Show podcast on iTunes. Or follow Doug on...

Duration: 00:17:06


Mini Movie Show

11/22/2017
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Everybody's Loco for Coco on a special Thanksgiving preview of the KSL Movie Show! Doug Wright and Steve Salles talk about Pixar's newest movie, the most recent film from Denzel Washington, and why Disney will be the big box office winner this weekend. The Doug Wright Show is hosted by KSL News Radio's Doug Wright, who also hosts the infamous KSL Movie Show. KSL News Radio is part of Bonneville Media and based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Don’t forget to review and subscribe to the Doug Wright...

Duration: 00:26:40


Trying the Four Corners potato

11/22/2017
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It's a tiny, adorable potato - and it's an important part of human history in North America. University of Utah researchers found potato starch residue on stone tools in Escalante, Utah. Although the tools were 10,900 years old, the researchers were able to extract the starches and grow them into full blown potatoes. KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright talks to Lisbeth Louderback, an archeologist at the Natural History Museum of Utah, about her findings and what happens next for these puny potatoes....

Duration: 00:09:27


Trump steps into the Twilight Zone by defending Roy Moore

11/22/2017
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President Trump seemed to imply that anybody, including Roy Moore, would be better in the Senate than one of those wascally democrats. Do you agree with the president or do you think his defense of Moore is absolutely ridiculous? KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright is disgusted at the president's words. The Doug Wright Show is hosted by KSL News Radio's Doug Wright, who also hosts the infamous KSL Movie Show. KSL News Radio is part of Bonneville Media and based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Don’t forget...

Duration: 00:17:20


What is Net Neutrality and how does it affect you?

11/22/2017
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You've seen the Facebook posts and tweets asking you to contact your Congressman about net neutrality, but what exactly is it? And why is it so important to the way the internet currently works? KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright talks to Xmission Founder and CEO Pete Ashdown to get the answers. The Doug Wright Show is hosted by KSL News Radio's Doug Wright, who also hosts the infamous KSL Movie Show. KSL News Radio is part of Bonneville Media and based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Don’t forget to...

Duration: 00:18:40


Trump administration ends Temporary Protected Status designation for 60,000 Haitians

11/21/2017
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The Trump administration said it is ending a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to live and work in the United States since a powerful earthquake shook the Caribbean nation in 2010. KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright talks to Representative Mia Love about what this move means for Haitians and the rest of America. Love's parents emigrated from Haiti a few years before she was born. The Doug Wright Show is hosted by KSL News Radio's Doug Wright, who...

Duration: 00:08:00


Utah's Thanksgiving dish of choice is....

11/21/2017
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What's Utah's favorite Thanksgiving side dish? It's not clear, but one thing is for sure: way too many people say they like yams. Share your thoughts with KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright. The Doug Wright Show is hosted by KSL News Radio's Doug Wright, who also hosts the infamous KSL Movie Show. KSL News Radio is part of Bonneville Media and based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Don’t forget to review and subscribe to the Doug Wright Show podcast on iTunes. Or follow Doug on Twitter and Instagram...

Duration: 00:12:43


White House Turkey Pardon

11/21/2017
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It's one of America's strangest traditions. President Trump pardoned Drumstick the turkey from being eaten for Thanksgiving Dinner in the White House Rose Garden. KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright provides color commentary and explains the life of luxury that Drumstick (and his friend Wishbone) have waiting for them at Virginia Tech's "Gobbler's Rest" enclosure. The Doug Wright Show is hosted by KSL News Radio's Doug Wright, who also hosts the infamous KSL Movie Show. KSL News Radio is part of...

Duration: 00:11:54


Surviving your family this Thanksgiving

11/21/2017
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​It's everyone's worst nightmare: everything seems to be going fine and dandy during Thanksgiving Dinner, until Uncle Louie pipes up with his thoughts on immigration and the whole conversation devolves into a mess of politics, belittling, and hurt feelings. How do you avoid that this Thanksgiving? Or, if the conversation looks to be taking a turn for the partisan, how do you get back on safe ground? KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright talks to Melanie Cox, a Marriage and Family Therapist at Redwood...

Duration: 00:12:16


As it gets colder, don't forget local food banks

11/21/2017
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The Utah Food Bank saw an outpouring of donations and generosity to help families who need Thanksgiving dinners. That being said, there will still be kids who need food on Friday. And Saturday. And every day. KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright talks to Utah Food Bank Chief Development Officer Ginnette Bott about the constant need for food donations and what you can do to help. The Doug Wright Show is hosted by KSL News Radio's Doug Wright, who also hosts the infamous KSL Movie Show. KSL News Radio...

Duration: 00:05:45


President Trump and Vladimir Putin's phone call

11/21/2017
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After meeting with Syrian Dictator Bashar al-Assad, Russian President Vladimir Putin called President Donald Trump to discuss the meeting, among other topics. Former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff just returned from Syria - he talks to KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright about what he saw and what he experienced. The Doug Wright Show is hosted by KSL News Radio's Doug Wright, who also hosts the infamous KSL Movie Show. KSL News Radio is part of Bonneville Media and based in Salt Lake City,...

Duration: 00:13:17


Kim Jong Un doesn't want you to love your mother

11/21/2017
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We should start a game where I read headlines about Kim Jong Un and you have to guess whether or not they're real or from the Onion. This one is legit, but it might be the craziest one yet. Kim Jong Un is not taking President Trump's sanctions against North Korea well - he has banned singing and dancing, and cancelled the nation's beer festival. But, that's not even the worst part: Kim Jong Un has banned North Korea's November Mother's Day celebration because he is jealous of the love and...

Duration: 00:06:11


Combating sexual harassment on Capitol Hill

11/21/2017
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The top headline from USAToday read "Sexual harassment troubles flood state legislatures." Although Utah was not mentioned in the article, that doesn't mean the Beehive State is immune. KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright talks to State Representative Patrice Arent about her experience and former State Senator Pat Jones about hers. Jones is now the CEO of Women's Leadership Institute, an organization that aims to put more women into community, business, and political leadership roles. The Doug...

Duration: 00:30:17


Should leaders who engage in sexual misconduct face a "political death sentence"?

11/20/2017
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Former Congressman Jason Chaffetz advocates that any politicican who engages in sexual misconduct should face a political death sentence, meaning they would be removed from office and not be able to run again. On paper it sounds like a good idea - obviously, we shouldn't have predators in office - but the thought raises some questions on how it would be implemented and enforced. KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright wades into the murky water to find the answers. The Doug Wright Show is hosted by KSL...

Duration: 00:27:01


Trump declares North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism

11/20/2017
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President Donald Trump announced Monday the U.S. is putting North Korea's "murderous regime" on America's terrorism blacklist, despite questions about Pyongyang's support for international attacks beyond the assassination of its leader's half brother in February. Trump said the designation of North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism was long overdue, and he promised a new wave of sanctions as part of a "maximum pressure campaign" over the North's development of nuclear weapons that could...

Duration: 00:16:45


Boyd Matheson is NOT running for Senate

11/20/2017
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A few weeks ago rumors swirled that Steve Bannon and other prominent induviduals in Washington D.C. were courting Sutherland Institute Boyd Matheson for a Senate run. After weighing the pros and cons of entering the 2018 Senate Race, Matheson joins Doug to declare he is not going to be running for the Senate. Instead, he has other plans to launch the Sutherland Leadership Center, which will recruit and train political candidates. The Doug Wright Show is hosted by KSL News Radio's Doug...

Duration: 00:16:22


Sandy murder update

11/20/2017
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Police are investigating what they are calling a suspicious death "with the intention of investigating it as a homicide" at a home in Sandy Monday morning. A 44-year-old man was found dead near the garbage cans in front of a home near 1300 East and 8000 South, according to Sandy police spokesman Jason Nielsen. The deceased did not live there, but was a friend of the person renting the home, according to Nielsen. The man was last seen alive at that house around 10:30 p.m. Sunday.​ KSL...

Duration: 00:08:35


Why are we so enthralled by Charles Manson?

11/20/2017
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Charles Manson, the mastermind behind the Manson Family murders, died at the age of 83 from natural causes. He was a cult leader in the 60s and was serving nine consecutive life sentences for the murders committed by his followers. To this day, people are still fascinated on how a grubby hippie from Ohio could cause so much mayhem in Los Angeles. KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright talks to Scott Michaels, Founder of Dearly Departed Tours in California and the go-to expert on Charlie Manson about...

Duration: 00:18:37


Jacquelyn Orton stands by Leigh Corfman, Roy Moore's accuser

11/20/2017
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Jacquelyn Orton has known Leigh Corfman, the woman who accused Roy Moore of sexually assaulting her when she was 14 years old, for over 40 years. When she saw her friend on the front page of the Washington Post, she knew she had to stand by Leigh. Jacquelyn talks to KSL NewsRadio's Doug Wright about growing up in Gadsen, Alabama and why this case hits close to home. The Doug Wright Show is hosted by KSL News Radio's Doug Wright, who also hosts the infamous KSL Movie Show. KSL News Radio is...

Duration: 00:12:30

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