RadioActive: October 4, 2016

  • October 4, 2016
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Medical Cannabis Legislation, Alliance House and The King's Men

Tonight's show was hosted by Lara Jones and Noor Ul-Hasan:

On the RadioActive Report (begins at 06:00):

Events:
  • Oct. 5: The Pacific Island Women's Mutual Group Support, 6-7 p.m. at Sorenson Unity Center. Please invite anyone you think will benefit having a safe space to share weekly highs and lows, share resources, support and empower each other through life's journey. This group is for women who identify themselves as a Pacific Island woman.

  • Oct. 6: HEAL Utah Community Night: Defending Rooftop Solar, 7 p.m. on the 4th Floor of the Main Library on 400 South in Salt Lake City.

  • Oct. 6: Guillermo Galindo: Sonic Border, 7 p.m., at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, 410 Campus Center Dr. at the University of Utah. Experimental composer Guillermo Galindo will give a live musical performance based on a collaborative project that involves fabricating musical instruments and graphic musical scores from items recovered at the U.S.-Mexico border.

  • Oct. 7: Alliance House: Nonprofit Clubhouse for Adults With Mental Illness Milestone Breakfast, 8 a.m. at Squatter’s, 147 W. Broadway, SLC. All proceeds support the Access Program, which ensures that Alliance House programs and services are within reach for those adults with mental illness who are uninsured and in need

  • Upcoming presidential/vice presidential debates

Guests and topics on the show (begins at 29:00):

  • Medical cannabis legislation, with Sen. Brian Shiozawa, R-Salt Lake City, Nathan Frodsham from TRUCE, and Dr. Aaron Frodsham, M.D.
  •  The King’s Men, with director/playwright Javen Tanner and actor Nova Calverley-Chase
Music featured on the show:
  • Band of Horses -- How to Live
  • Bob Marley -- Get Up Stand Up
  • Maceo & All the King's Men -- Funky Women
Utah 2016 Voting Information:

Dates and Deadlines:

  • Nov. 8, 2016: General Election Day

  • Polling places will be open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m on Election Day

Registration:

  • By mail: Must be postmarked at least 30 days before Election Day

  • Online or In-person: Up to 7 days before Election Day; visit vote.utah.gov for online or your county clerk’s office fore in-person

  • Oct. 11, 2016: Last day to register to vote and still receive a ballot by mail

  • Nov. 1, 2016: Last day to register to vote and do so at the polls Nov. 8. However, there is a same-day voter registration pilot going on in 10 Utah counties. Be sure to bring proof of residency to the polls (usually 2 forms of ID with your address on it) and you will be given a provisional ballot.

  • You can text the word “voterise” to 788-683 to start the registration process by smart phone, or visit vote.utah.gov.

Voting requirements:

  • Valid I.D.       -- or --

  • Two forms of I.D. that include name and evidence that voter resides in precinct

  • Polling places will be open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m on Election Day. If you have any questions, please contact your county clerk.

Vote by mail:

  • Ballots will be mailed at least 3 weeks before election day

  • Postage-paid return envelopes will be provided

  • Ballots returned by mail must be postmarked no later than the day before Election Day

  • Ballots may also be returned to Vote Centers and Drop Boxes in-person.

  • You can track your returned ballot online to ensure that it was received at: vote.utah.gov

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