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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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English


Episodes

Where are all the snow plows?

2/19/2018
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It’s complete madness outside. Snow is coming down like crazy. Dave and Debbie asked Utah Department of Transportation’s Lisa Wilson if the snowplows would save us from the storm. Dave Noriega and Debbie Dujanovic are filling in for Doug Wright. Dave Noriega oversees sports television. He produces, shoots, edits, writes and occasionally reports on KSL Sports shows. He also hosts a weekly radio show called “Cougar Sports Saturday” with Alex Kirry on KSL Newsradio. On top of that, he...

Duration:00:18:52

Snowpocalypse: The struggle is real

2/19/2018
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It’s complete madness outside. Snow is coming down like crazy. How long will this snow last? KSL 5’s Grant Wayman joined the show to tell us how long we can expect this to last. Dave Noriega and Debbie Dujanovic are filling in for Doug Wright. Dave Noriega oversees sports television. He produces, shoots, edits, writes and occasionally reports on KSL Sports shows. He also hosts a weekly radio show called “Cougar Sports Saturday” with Alex Kirry on KSL Newsradio. On top of that, he produces...

Duration:00:18:26

Have you had sticker shock at the pharmacy?

2/19/2018
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Importing Canadian prescription drugs into Utah? It seems like the beginning to a Netflix original series. That’s what one Utah legislator wants to do. Republican Senator Norman Thurston introduced a bill that could reduce the cost of prescription drugs by up to 30 percent. Dave Noriega and Debbie Dujanovic are filling in for Doug Wright. Dave Noriega oversees sports television. He produces, shoots, edits, writes and occasionally reports on KSL Sports shows. He also hosts a weekly radio...

Duration:00:15:49

Measles made me want to die

2/19/2018
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Debbie Dujanovic had measles as a kid. She said it made her so sick that she asked god to take her life as a 12-year-old. Debbie was vaccinated for measles but she still got the debilitating sickness. “I know we have outbreaks before, but having been vaccinated I’m afraid for children,” said Debbie. Measles--the highly contagious and potentially deadly illness--are now making a comeback in Europe. There have been more-than 20,000 people infected, including 35 deaths. This number sprang up...

Duration:00:19:16

Mitt Romney announces Senate Run

2/16/2018
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Mitt Romney has FINALLY announced that he will be entering the Utah Senate race. The former Governor also stated that he will run by gathering signatures and going through the caucus convention system. Doug Wright speaks with Boyd Matheson, Governor Gary Herbert, and Kirk Jowers about the announcement and what it means for Utah. 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...

Duration:00:31:50

When will Mitt Romney announce his Utah Senate run?

2/15/2018
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The announcement was supposed to happen on Thursday with Mitt Romney announcing he will run for the Senate seat which will be more open now that Orrin Hatch has decided to retire. Romney's announcement was postponed due to the school shootings at a Florida high school. Kirk Jowers joined the show to chat about what Romney will do next and he is not entirely sure when an announcement, either way. There is some pushback by some in the Utah GOP who are not a fan of Romney since he has not...

Duration:00:05:12

Doug Wright Show Hour 3 (2-15-18)

2/15/2018
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In the final hour of the Doug Wright Show we discuss some of the local issues that are being debated on Capitol Hill. Joining the show this hour is Representative Norm Thurston who is trying to get prescription drug prices lowered and in line with what Canada provides. Representative Steve Eliason joins the show to promote the Safe Utah app which has helped thwart plenty of potential school shootings. Kirk Jowers wraps up the show to give an update on Mitt Romney who was planning on...

Duration:00:28:15

Doug Wright Show Hour 1 (2-15-18)

2/15/2018
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The first hour of Wednesday's Doug Wright Show focuses on the Florida school shooting which resulted in 17 fatalities and others injured as well. We tune into President Trump's press conference addressing the situation and talking to the kids directly with his message during his address. He also says that a difference must be made to making schools safe. We also take listener calls and texts on their thoughts on the tragedy that has happened to Florida. If you like this segment then...

Duration:00:34:55

This Utah app has helped stop 86 planned attacks on schools

2/15/2018
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Representative Stee Eliason joined the Doug Wright Show to promote the SafeUT app which was developed to help send in tips to report threats. To date, this app has been responsible for stopping 86 planned attacks towards a school. The app is anonymous which allowed a safe space to report these issues. The app also has a chat feature with professionals to help those who need someone to talk to about these events. This type of technology is a way to possibly help prevent what happened in...

Duration:00:07:02

Will drug prices in the U.S. be on par with those in Canada?

2/15/2018
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Representative Norm Thurston joins the Doug Wright Show once again to discuss a bill on Utah's Capitol Hill about the cost of drug prices. Thurston references how the costs in Canada are at a much better rate for the exact same in the U.S. There is no difference in these prescribed drugs and Canada works both with the United States and the FDA. There are a lot of people that find it hard to pay for these drugs as they are on a fixed income and that is a problem. Representative Thurman also...

Duration:00:09:38

Get the backstory on Martha Hughes Cannon getting a statute

2/15/2018
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Better Days 2020 CEO Neylan McBaine joined the show to talk about Martha Hughes Cannon getting a statue in Washington D.C. McBaine mentions how Utah was at the forefront of helping women gain rights including voting rights which the state was the first in the United States to do so. Cannon was also the first female elected as a state senator giving Utah another first for being ahead of the times on this subject. There also will be information being sent to schools about the history of...

Duration:00:10:20

President Donald Trump's comments on Florida school shooting

2/15/2018
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The school shooting down in Florida is still a polarizing topic and Doug Wright takes callers this segment who provide their thoughts on the situation. We discuss President Donald Trump's comments from his speech earlier today about wanting to have something actually done about these school shootings. There is also a caller who is from Broward County which is where the shooting happened. She knew people in the area and gave a bit more information on the area. If you like this segment then...

Duration:00:18:43

Reacting to Florida school shooting, what can be done?

2/15/2018
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Doug Wright reacts to the Florida school shooting which occurred Wednesday night. We play clips from President Donald Trump's speech regarding the tragedy. Plus, we hear from those directly in Florida about calling for conversations about what needs to be done to prevent these from happening again in the future. A lot of callers chimed in and gave their thoughts and feelings about how this has impacted them, their children and loved ones. If you like this segment then subscribe and review...

Duration:00:16:58

RSL fans can now watch the team on the KSL app

2/14/2018
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There was a big announcement the other day with KSL gaining the streaming rights to Real Salt Lake soccer. That includes RSL games, Real Monarch, Utah Royal FC and select Real Academy games. Joining the show to explain the deal is VP of broadcasting for Real Salt Lake Trey Fitzgerald to get all of the specific details. This is a one of a kind deal that allows fans to watch these games for free on the KSL app and allows soccer fans to watch these games when they want. If you like this...

Duration:00:10:24

Doug Wright Show Hour 1 (2-14-18)

2/14/2018
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In the first hour of the Doug Wright Show the discussion on what is bothering the White House and President Donald Trump this morning. There are a few things like more Rob Porter news, the latest on Stormy Daniels, blocking Democrats version of the memo and an aide having a podcast. To get more info on the memo situation former Chair of the House Oversight Committee, Jason Chaffetz, gave his expertise on the current state of that committee. To end the hour Joseph Grenney of The Otherside...

Duration:00:37:04

How do you celebrate Valentines Day?

2/14/2018
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With it being Valentines Day, Doug dives into Valentines Days with a few stories and also takes some texts and calls from listeners. There are some funny, romantic and heart-warming stories from listeners. One great story was a boyfriend being surprised by his girlfriend by calling into their office and getting them a week of work, and then going on a trip. If you like this segment then subscribe and review the podcast. Apple Podcasts: https://tinyurl.com/yadt5a9r Stitcher Radio:...

Duration:00:14:04

Doug Wright Show Hour 2 (2-14-18)

2/14/2018
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Hour 2 of the Doug Wright Show focuses on the demolition of the eye-sore home which is finally coming down to help The Other Side Project to continue its growth. Also, are there too many bills on Capitol Hill? Interviews: - Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski - Boyd Matheson on Mitt Romney's expected announcement - Representative Dan McCay talks the number of bills being proposed. If you like this segment then subscribe and review the podcast. Apple Podcasts:...

Duration:00:35:39

Doug Wright Show Hour 3 (2-14-18)

2/14/2018
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In this final hour of the Doug Wright Show we discuss some lighter topics including Valentines Day and the big news about RSL teaming up with KSL to streaming game content from not only the Major League Soccer club but also the Real Monarch, Utah Royal FC and some RSL Academy games as well. Doug speaks with VP of broadcasting for Real Salt Lake Trey Fitzgerald to get all of the specific details. Also, we take phone calls and texts about what was their most memorable Valentines Day. If you...

Duration:00:31:42

Why are there so many bills being proposed?

2/14/2018
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There are well over 1,000 proposed bills during Utah's legislative session for this year. Representative Dan McCay joins the show to discuss the gluten of the number of bills which are being proposed during the short 45 days. It is easy to be more efficient by proposing more bills due to technology and how bills are being produced by being able to do more with less. Perhaps there will be some transparency in who has sponsored so many bills and that could easily solve this problem. If you...

Duration:00:09:18

The Other Side Academy Can Now Expand

2/14/2018
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The time has officially come where the The Other Side Academy can now add to its efforts to help out those who were previously homeless or in need of help. This is happening because of the now infamous eye-sore house is finally being torn down. Joining the show was co-founder Joseph Grenney who obviously is very happy about being able to use the land they bought to be able to keep helping out those in need. The expansion will not happen until the house is torn down which is expected to...

Duration:00:08:04

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