What happens when a seasoned, award-winning investigative journalist and a well-known and very funny sports reporter get together to talk about news and politics? Dave Noriega and Debbie Dujanovic, also known as D2, join forces, mornings on KSL Newsradio.
Carbon monoxide poisoning at Draper Preschool leaves students and staff members hospitalized Tesla Launches Cybertruck George Santos speaks on a renewed attempt at expulsion ahead of House vote How will Utah handle the shrinking school-age population? The Success Sequence- a new proposal for a successful life.
Since the last Winter Olympics in 2002, winter recreation costs in Utah have soared. The winter 2023-2024 season is slated to run visitors up to $1200 for a season pass, and up to $104 for just a day. Could this drive be a result of Olympic chatter? Dave and Debbie speak to Alison Palmintere with Ski Utah about current ski prices and discuss the possible outcomes of Utah's famous slopes.
Writer, Professor of sociology at the University of Virginia, and the director of the National Marriage Project Brad Wilcox shares his proposal for happier children and more financially stable individuals. The method follows three steps- Get a high school education, work full time in your twenties, and get married before you have children. Wilcox details the plan and explains why it should be implemented in schools.
Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy has arrived in Salt Lake and is preparing to hold a rally tonight at SKY bar in downtown SLC. Kennedy is touring various states in attempts to gather enough signatures to get himself on the ballot in all fifty states. What are his odds in Utah and is he a potential spoiler in the election? Dave and Debbie speak with Host of Inside Sources, Boyd Matheson about why Kennedy is in Utah.
A new study shows popular diabetes drug Mounjaro is more effective than Ozempic for weight loss in overweight and obese adults... and one of KSL Newsradio's own has shared her journey with Mounjaro and now we are learning the drug is prompting some good news with her diabetes. Digital Content Producer Simone Siekely shares her experience with the drug.
As some districts face potential school closures in Utah, its prompted a conversation about what the state as a whole will need to do to handle the shrink in Utah's class sizes as public enrollment declines. Dave and Debbie speak with Deseret News Senior Editorial Columnist Jay Evensen.
“Doom spending” may be one way to cope with stress as economic fears mount, however, it comes at the expense of your financial well-being. Rather than cut expenses, 73% of Gen Zers say they would rather live in the moment, a recent Prosperity Index study by Intuit found. More than half of Gen Zers said the increased cost of living is to blame for their sense of financial hopelessness and impulsive comfort buys. Dave and Debbie discuss and speak with KSL Newsradio Producer Alexie Zollinger about her experience with "doom spending" and what may be behind it.
As another expulsion vote approaches, representative George Santos holds a press conference on the steps of the capitol, doubling down on his refusal to leave office. Santos describes the expulsion campaign as "bullying," and claims the house ethics report is full of "opinion and hyperbole." The vote date has been set for Friday and Santo's seat remains unstable.
It was four years ago this month that Elon Musk unveiled the Cybertruck. More than a million people have pre-ordered the truck and now the Cybertruck's official rollout is here. Dave and Debbie speak with ABC News Technology Reporter, Mike Dobuski, about what to know.
Nine children and five adults were hospitalized with symptoms of Carbon monoxide poisoning on Wednesday in Draper at American Preparatory Academy. Dave and Debbie speak with KSL Newsradio Reporter Adam Small and Draper Fire Marshall Don Buckley on the latest information.
SLC is one step closer to bringing the Olympics to Utah in 2034. Representative John Curtis who is also the co-chair of the Olympic Caucus calls the show to discuss how the Olympics will be funded and if new infrastructure may be brought into Utah for 2034.
Dave & Dujanovic Full Show - November 29th, 2023: Live from Olympic Announcement at City and County Building. The International Olympic Committee announced on November 29th that Salt Lake City, Utah is the preferred host for the 2034 Olympic Games. Dave and Dujanovic broadcasted live outside of the Salt Lake City and County Building before, during and after the announcement. Dave and Debbie spoke with many important voices about bringing the games back to Utah. 9:05 AM 00:00 - 08:30 - KSL Newsradio Reporter Adam Small joins the show to discuss what is expected with today's announcement from the International Olympic Committee 9:20 AM 08:30 -19:13 - Fraser Bullock, CEO and President of the Utah Olympic Committee speaks with Dave and Dujanovic about what it would mean for Salt Lake City to be named preferred host of the Olympic games. 9:35 AM 19:15 - 29:42 - Shelley Osterloh long time KSL TV and Winter Games Reporter. Shelley covered 7 different Winter Games and speaks to Dave and Debbie about how Salt Lake's Olympic Games compared to others in 2002, what it was like experiencing the first bid in 1995, and how SLC can stand out for 2034. 9:50 AM 32:17 - 37:59 - Olympian, Trace Worthington joins Dave and Debbie to discuss his experience as an Olympic Athlete and the importance of winter sports in Utah as they await the announcement on the preferred host from the International Olympic Committee. (10AM -11 AM) Press Conference and IOC Announcement 38:15 - 41:04 SLC Mayor Erin Mendenhall begins speaking ahead of the IOC announcement 41:04 - 52:00 International Olympic Committee Announcement begins 52:27- Press Conference: Officials share reaction to SLC being named preferred host for 2034 Fraser Bullock, CEO and President of Utah's Olympic Committee. 53:33 - Governor Spencer Cox 56:26 - SLC Mayor Erin Mendenhall 1:02:48 - Olympic Athletes Live Interviews: 1:10:31 - SLCO Mayor Jenny Wilson speaks with Dave and Debbie about the importance of Salt Lake City being named preferred host for 2034 and what role Salt Lake County will play in the Olympics. 1:16 - 1:25:27 - Former Utah Governor Gary Herbert speaks with Dave and Debbie about starting the process to bring the Olympics back to Salt Lake City in 2011 and the cost of bringing the Olympic Games back to Utah. 1:25:50 - 1:32:00 - Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall joins Dave and Debbie to speak about what this announcement means for kids today and in the coming years around the world and in Utah as well as what lies ahead for Salt Lake City to bring in the games. 1:33:20 - 1:36:30 - KSL Newsradio Reporter Adam Small shares insight from conversations he has had with officials since the announcement of SLC being the preferred host of 2034. 1:36:25 - 1:43:56 - Shannon Bahrkey, 3 time Olympian and America's first metal in 2002, shares her excitement of this announcement and what this means for the athletes and the community. (11AM-12PM) 11:05 AM 1:46:00 - 1:49:50 - KSL 5 TV Reporter, Alex Cabrero who has covered many Olympic Games joins Dave and Debbie about how Salt Lake City is unique compared to other areas as a host of the Olympic Games 1:49:56 - 1:54:00 - Fraser Bullock, CEO of Utah's Olympic Committee joins Dave and Debbie once again to share his reaction to the announcement and the next steps for Salt Lake City. 11:20 AM 1:54:55 - 2:04:22- Boyd Matheson, Host of Inside Sources and Shelley Osterloh, Former KSL 5 TV and Winter Games Reporter speak on what it means to bring the world to Utah. 11:35 AM 2:05:00 -2:12:21 - Dave and Debbie speak with Laurie Stringham, SLCO Council Member and previously served on the Board of Trustees of the Kearns Oquirrh Recreation and Parks District which operates the Kearns Oquirrh Park Fitness Center and owns the Utah Olympic Oval. D2 discusses Utah's readiness to bring in the games and how Salt Lake City has always been the backup plan for the Winter Olympics as Utah is one of the only Olympic sites that still has the Olympic venues open. 11:50 AM 2:12:21 - Chris Bertram, who was a supervisor with the Salt Lake County Sheriff's office during the 2002 Olympics, speaks with Dave and Debbie on what it takes to prepare security and law enforcement personnel when bringing in the Olympic Games to Utah.
Sen. Romney says any democrat would be an upgrade over Trump in 2024 states offer universal childcare programs for 4-year-olds… should Utah? Should employers match an emergency savings account for employees? Mother sues school district after son was cut from basketball team
A mom in Illinois sued her son's school district Hinsdale South and several employees because the coach cut her son from the basketball team. Erin Savage is the mom of Brendan Savage, the kid who was cut from the team and she claims that the coach had some kind of vendetta against the family. Brendan Savage has since been allowed back on the basketball team after the lawsuit. Dave and Debbie discuss.
Dave and Debbie discuss a new study from the Kem C. Garnder Institute that shows that SLC has a kid problem. Earlier in the show they spoke with a researcher involved in the study and now take a closer look on solutions. Is Universal childcare something that should be brought to Utah to help couples feel secure enough to have kids? Dave and Debbie discuss and take listener calls.
More workers are asking for an emergency savings account as a job benefit. More than half of employees live paycheck to paycheck according to Bankrate... so it is no wonder 60% of American's don't have enough money in an emergency fund. Could employees help with that? Dave and Debbie speak with DMBA Certified Financial Planner, Shane Stewart about if this is something employers could offer. Dave also thinks this could be a great thing to do with kids. Heather Kelly, Host of the Money-Making Sense Podcast joins the show to discuss how this could help incentive kids to save.
In a CBS interview, Sen. Romney says any democrat would be an upgrade over Trump in 2024. Dave and Debbie think this comment is way less edgy than people think. D2 discusses and poses the question to listeners: Do you vote strictly with your political party or do you cross party lines?
A new just-released study reveals SLC has a kid problem. According to the research from Kem C. Gardner Institute, in 2020, Salt Lake City’s population hit a record high of almost 200k residents... Simultaneously, the city hit a record low: the lowest number of residents under 18 in more than a century. Mallory Bateman Director of Demographic Research with the Kem C. Gardner Institute joins Dave and Debbie to break this down.
When Rep. Chris Stewart suddenly retired from Congress in September... that left Utah without a representative for 63 days. We won't go one more day without full representation. Celeste Maloy will be sworn in today, just 7 days after she was elected. Celeste Maloy joins Dave and Debbie live ahead of being sworn in.
George Santos to face expulsion vote Utah teens make up 7% of the state's workforce What does affordable housing look like at The Point? Israel-Hamas truce extended as the release of hostages continue Black Friday and Cyber Monday: Holiday spending is out of control
Nobody is allowed to complain about inflation Americans spent close to $10 Billion dollars on Black Friday with millions more in spending expected today on Cyber Monday...Are Americans just getting caught up in the marketing? Dave and Debbie discuss with KSL Newsradio Producer Catlyn Johnston.
An agreement has been reached to extend the Israel-Hamas truce in Gaza by two additional days, Qatar announced. Many hostages were released over the weekend and families of hostages expected to be released by Hamas today have now been notified according to the Israeli Prime Minister's Office. Dave and Debbie speak with Newsnation's Robert Sherman live from Tel Aviv about the latest on the ground and what is next for the hostages.
The new development of The Point will be located at the old Utah Prison Site and it is expected to offer 3,300 multi-family residential units, including approximately 400 affordable housing units. Dave and Debbie discuss what this could look like for housing and speak with Ari Bruening, CEO of Envision Utah about if this is the right path forward to fix the housing crisis in Utah.
Utah teens make up more of the state's workforce than anywhere else in the country. Dave and Debbie discuss what may be behind this and pose the question to listeners: should parents just let kids be kids or should they get a job once they hit a certain age?
New York Congressman George Santos faces a potential expulsion vote this week after a House Ethics Committee report revealed more about Santos' web of lies. Dave and Debbie speak with ABC News Correspondent Liz Landers about what is to come for Santos.
We are getting our first big view of the hottest new development, The Point. If you drive next to the old prison site on the south end of Salt Lake County the big area of dirt is set to transform into houses, office space, hotel rooms, shopping and more. Dave and Debbie discuss what stands out to them and speak with Alan Matheson, The Point Executive Director about what is to come. Dave and Debbie also take calls from listeners.
Celeste Maloy takes the win for Congressional District 2 to replace Chris Stewart The latest on Thanksgiving traffic and weather Lack of candidate information causes confusion and low turnout Is Congress returning to 19th century violence? Online shopping warnings
Thanksgiving is tomorrow and many of you will be deep frying that bird, fire fighters would prefer you don't but some of you will. Ben Porter with Unified Fire Authority joins the show on how not to be a fire starter with a Turkey fryer this Thanksgiving
6 in 10 are hoping to avoid politics at Thanksgiving according to a Quinnipiac University national poll. Dave and Debbie speak with BYU Clinical Psychologist Tom Golightly about how to manage polarizing discussions and boundaries you can set with your family at the dinner table.
Celeste Maloy has taken the win for congressional district 2 to replace Chris Stewart. She is now only the fifth woman to represent Utah in the House of Representatives. Is there a new draw for women to get involved in politics? Dave and Debbie speak with Susan Madsen, Director of the Women and Leadership Project at USU about the importance of women in politics and if more are becoming interested.
The average person thinks that if money could buy happiness the price tag would be just over one million according to a study by financial planner Empower. Men and Women seem to have a different view of how much money leads to happiness and it is a big difference. Women said an average of $183,000 would make them happy where men state their price point at $381,000. Dave and Debbie speak with DMBA Certified Financial Planner Shane Stewart about why men and women have different expectations on financial happiness.
The holidays prompt quite a bit of online shopping and in a matter of 2 years sales on that cyber Monday have gone from 8 billion to almost 11 billion-- Dave and Debbie talk about how not to accidentally end up on a fake shopping website and get scammed with Matt Beaudry, Protective Security Advisor for Utah, Region 8, Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency ...
Many fights and bickering moments between grown men have been breaking out in congress… is this all leading back to violence of the 19th century? Senior Editorial Columnist Jay Evensen joins the show to share his thoughts on the matter.
If you voted in this election it's possible that you had no idea who some of the candidates were on your ballot.. and you're not alone. Should city's offer a webpage to the candidates so the public can easily find their info? Dave and Debbie speak with Taylor Morgan, Partner at Morgan May Affairs and Host of KSL @ Night
It is Thanksgiving eve and one of the busiest travel days of the year.. Many may be adjusting their plans due to an upcoming storm. Dave and Debbie speak with KSL Meteorologist Matt Johnson about the latest expectations with weather and also speak with Heather Kelly in the KSL Traffic Center about what to expect with traffic for the next few days.
Many election results are making their way in. Dave and Debbie discuss what is known about many of the local elections including Congressional District 2, Ogden and SLC Mayor and more. Dave and Debbie discuss failing ballot measures for certain cities and also speak with Sandy City Mayor Monica Zoltanski about a bond that did pass in her city to fund a new fire house.
Salt Lake School District recommends closure of four schools Lt. Governor Henderson and County Clerks on election day in Utah Right on the Money: Black Friday mistakes to avoid on Plans to expand public transport in Utah County Four schools in the Salt Lake City School District are closer to closing for good
This holiday travel season could be busiest yet for the US and storms may be brewing as well. Dave and Debbie check in with Nancy Volmer with the SLC Airport on what to know if you are flying next.. we will also check in on how the weather is looking for Thanksgiving travel with KSL Meteorologist Kevin Eubank.
The housing market is squeezing out potential buyers...76% of Utah can't afford a median priced home according to Envision Utah. but a potential band aid could come from a different kind of loan... Have you thought about a 40-year loan instead of a 30? Dave and Debbie discuss.
Tough news for more than 1,000 families in Salt Lake City ... their child's school is on the verge of being shut down. 7 schools could have been listed for potential closure, the Salt Lake City School district announced it's selected 4. Dave and Debbie discuss the potential closures and share feedback from listeners.
The growth of Utah County and the increased traffic on pioneer crossing has caused a debate on the best way to support the continuing growth in the area. A new freeway has been proposed that would potentially be built across Utah Lake, but what about public transportation? Dave and Debbie speak with Russ Fox - Director of Planning with UTA about plans to help support the growth and traffic in the Utah County area.
Election Day is today. There's still time to fill out your ballot and get it turned in. It's an odd year election... Some call it a municipal or local election. You might be voting for your city mayor, the city council or some have a vote for Congressional District 2 to replace Chris Stewart's seat in congress. Dave and Debbie speak with Lt. Governor Diedre Henderson as well as Salt Lake County Clerk Lannie Chapman and Weber County Clerk Ricky Hatch about information on election day and turnout.
Four SLC elementary schools made the list of schools facing an uncertain future. Parents have been waiting for months to hear which schools the district would zero in on for potential closure. The "Big Reveal" families learn it's Hawthorne, It's Riley, It's Bennion, It's Jackson. Dave and Debbie speak with Yandary Chatwin, Spokesperson with the Salt Lake City School District about this recommendation. Dave and Debbie also look into the anatomy of a school closure and what might come next with Ben Horsley, Chief of Staff for the Granite School District who has been through this process before.
Salt Lake City School District hosts final meeting for decision about school closures tonight New poll has DeSantis in 5th place Israel at War: The latest on hostage releases A closer look into George Santos’ Fraud