The evidence is piling up: endorsements don't mean much. Boyd looks at a new analysis in CNN outlining just how much high profile endorsements don't sway voters. But what factors do impact who voters choose to support? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
When you think of a fresco, do you expect to see people experiencing homelessness, addiction, or serious illnesses? One church in Asheville, North Carolina commissioned an amazing piece highlighting people who society may have forgotten but who have infinite dignity and worth. Chris Zaluski talks with Boyd about his extraordinary new documentary, Theirs is the Kingdom, which tells the stories of the people seen in this work of art. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
President Biden is on his first trip to Asia since taking office. But with inflation on the rise and war raging in Ukraine, why does this visit matter? And what message does it send to our allies and partners...and most importantly China and North Korea? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
It's Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage month, and there's an event happening in Utah today to honor members of that community. Former California State Assemblyman and MC of the event Floyd Mori joins the show to talk about it and remember the trailblazing former Secretary of Transportation Norman Mineta. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What will Russia's strategy be now that Sweden and Finland have applied to join NATO? With news that Russia is cutting off natural gas supplies, David Salvo from the Alliance for Securing Democracy joins Boyd to talk about the threats both real and unlikely the two countries could face. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Politicians everywhere are talking about inflation. But Real Clear Politics contributor Myra Adams has a new piece in The Hill showing how ignoring the national debt has lead and will lead to major problems for the U.S. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
If you think the baby formula shortage is just about baby formula, it's time to think again. Fingers are pointing everywhere as store shelves are bare. But the crisis is an example of government bureaucracy getting in the way of common sense and good policy. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Justin Owen, WSU Energy Manager joins the discussion as he explains the sustainability efforts that are taking place at Weber State University and the most important aspects they face. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Devin Wiser, Executive Director of the Walker institute of Politics at Weber State University joins the show to discuss speculation as to whether or not president Biden will run for president in a second term. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Alexis Jackson, Weber County Resident who is looking for a home in the area shares her experience of looking for a home in the Weber County Area and the challenges she is facing See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Paige Patno, Admissions Counselor, as well as a recent WSU grad joins the discussion to explain what student life has been like at Weber State since the pandemic, and the concerns students have when deciding to go to school. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
While meeting with President Biden today, the Swedish Prime Minister said "During dark times it is great to be among close friends." But what prevents us from linking arms with our friends? And how can friends, whether they're a colleague or a foreign country, help us move forward during adversity? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
A lot of the stories coming out of Ukraine have been unimaginably sad and horrific. Cities bombed, millions displaced, or killed. But where there is darkness there is also light. In this case, the light of service and volunteers. Utah Policy Editor and Deseret News columnist Holly Richardson calls from the Ukrainian/Polish border on efforts to help refugees. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Two years after Congressman Chris Stewart's bill was signed into law, states are preparing to launch the new 988 suicide prevention lifeline number this summer. Representative Stewart joins Boyd to discuss the exciting roll out, as well as his latest bill addressing the baby formula shortage. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The President of Finland and the Swedish Prime Minister joined President Biden at the White House today to make their case for joining NATO. What was their message? And what roadblocks lie ahead? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Vice President Kamala Harris wants to get out of DC more. But with a 50-50 Senate, she's cast a record number of tie-breaking votes. Boyd looks at the role of the Vice President and why staying home might be a better idea than traveling abroad. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
President Biden's trip to Asia is a chance for him to refocus on countering China, while strengthening ties with our allies in the Pacific. But this is all happening while North Korea threatens to test fire a long-range missile. Jonathan Bench from World Trade Center Utah discusses what can we expect from the president's trip. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
KSL Newradio won multiple Edward R. Murrow awards. These awards pits us against some tough competition – our region covers Utah, Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico. Jeff Caplan's “My Minute of News” won in the “Excellence in Writing” category, and in a two-fer for Jeff Caplan's Afternoon News, KSL also won best newscast for our afternoon newscast on March 4, 2021, during the vaccine rollout. Jeff Caplan, Host of Jeff Caplan's Afternoon News joins the show to discuss the magic behind his minutes and brings an exclusive LIVE minute See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Last month we took a dive into flooding as my basement filled with water unexpectedly. All this year KSL is partnering on emergency preparedness with 'Be Ready Utah' to bring you this information. Mike Wilson, Any Hour Services calls the show See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dr. Angela Dunn was the face of the COVID - 10 Pandemic when it started in 2020. Today Dr. Dunn says the way you get runny noses instead of respirators is to be fully up to date on your vaccines. Dave and Debbie bring the latest updates from Dr. Dunn regarding COVID-19. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dr. Oz - who rose to fame as celebrity doctor on Oprah Winfrey's talk show told FOX News President Trump's effect is a booster shot to him. Kathy Barnette surged in the polls among republicans. The candidate President Trumped panned as not standing a chance in the general. But she was there for him on Jan. 6th Boyd Matheson, Inside Sources See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.