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FBI investigating a PAC run by Gov. Herbert’s former campaign manager

6/14/2019
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The FBI is reportedly investigating a political action committee run by governor Gary Herbert’s former campaign manager. After a contentious debate, the Salt Lake County Council passes a resolution calling for immigration reform. And Sen. Mitt Romney calls out president Trump for appearing to welcome 2020 campaign help from foreign governments. At 9 a.m. on […]

Duration:00:51:19

Protesters are removed from Inland Port meeting

6/7/2019
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Dozens of protestors are forcibly removed from a Utah Inland Port Authority board meeting. The field of candidates running for mayor of Salt Lake City becomes clear, as do some of the major issues of the race. And University of Utah police apologize for including slain student Lauren McCluskey’s name in the program for awards […]

Duration:00:51:08

Body of 5-year-old Elizabeth Shelley has been found and her uncle charged with her murder

5/31/2019
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A tragedy unfolds in Logan after the disappearance of a 5-year-old girl. With needle exchanges legal, some local health advocates think it’s time for safe-injection sites for people with addictions. And an ax-throwing venue finds a workaround to get a recreational license to serve beer. At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt Lake Tribune senior managing […]

Duration:00:51:14

A feud between two Utah high school coaches reaches a boiling point

5/24/2019
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Sen. Mitt Romney calls a GOP lawmaker ‘courageous’ for saying the president has engaged in impeachable behavior, though Romney doesn’t support impeachment himself. Democratic federal lawmakers want an investigation into whether the Interior Department broke the law by considering oil and gas leases inside the original boundaries of a Utah national monument. And a feud […]

Duration:00:51:16

LDS Church comes out against an LGBTQ rights bill

5/17/2019
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints comes out against an LGBTQ rights bill in Congress. In a separate move, the faith announces a plan to increase political participation on the part of its members. And Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox launches his gubernatorial campaign. At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt Lake Tribune government and […]

Duration:00:51:08

The Tribune seeks to become a nonprofit and SLCPD ends its backlog of untested rape kits

5/10/2019
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The Salt Lake Tribune seeks to become a nonprofit organization. Riverton declares itself a ‘sanctuary city for the unborn.’ And testing backlogged rape kits leads to 105 new suspects. At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt Lake Tribune senior managing editor Matt Canham, reporter Taylor Stevens, and columnist George Pyle join KCPW guest host Marcie Young […]

Duration:00:52:18

A BYU valedictorian comes out during his commencement speech

5/3/2019
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A BYU valedictorian comes out to fellow classmates during his commencement speech. Kennecott Utah Copper retires its last coal-fired power plant. And a man who was molested as a child by a prominent Latter-day Saint filmmaker goes public with his story. At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt Lake Tribune senior managing editor Matt Canham, reporter […]

Duration:00:51:18

Feds stack a Bears Ears advisory group with critics, and Moab’s tourism boom reaches a tipping point

4/26/2019
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An advisory council for the reduced Bears Ears National Monument lacks monument supporters. Environmental activists shut down a Utah Inland Port Authority board meeting. And Moab’s tourism boom reaches a tipping point. At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt Lake Tribune reporters Brian Maffly and Taylor Stevens, and columnist George Pyle join KCPW’s Roger McDonough to […]

Duration:00:51:09

Sen. Elizabeth Warren makes a Utah campaign stop

4/19/2019
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren makes a campaign stop in Utah and says she would restore protections for Utah national monuments. Neighbors of the planned Inland Port say they fear the end of their rural way of life. And the state of Utah won’t enforce its 18-week abortion ban, for now. At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt […]

Duration:00:51:27

Current and former BYU students share their stories about the university’s Honor Code through an anonymous Instagram account

4/12/2019
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An Instagram account sharing anonymous stories renews conversation about Brigham Young University’s Honor Code. U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman Jr. explores a return to Utah politics. And Utah sex-ed standards get an update, while preserving a focus on abstinence. At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt Lake Tribune government and politics editor Dan Harrie, reporter […]

Duration:00:52:29

The LDS Church reverses its policy on children of LGBTQ parents

4/5/2019
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reverses a policy that generally prevented the children of same-sex parents from joining the faith, and that labeled same-sex married couples apostates. Under a new law, four Utah women ask for a second look at their sexual assault cases. And the exemption to a new law governing […]

Duration:00:51:23

Former Utah State University football star Torrey Green is sentenced to 26-years-to-life for sexual assault

3/29/2019
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Former Utah State University football star Torrey Green is sentenced to 26-years-to-life in prison for sexual assaults. Sen. Mike Lee says the solution to climate change is people having more babies. And Utah women no longer need a prescription to buy birth-control pills and other contraceptives. At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt Lake Tribune editor […]

Duration:00:51:25

Salt Lake City mayoral race is getting crowded after Mayor Jackie Biskupski announced she will not seek election

3/22/2019
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More candidates join an already-crowded field after Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski announces she won’t be running for a second term. Governor Gary Herbert quietly lets a bill allowing the storage of depleted uranium in Utah become law. And the passage of a controversial gravel-mine protection bill draws the ire of environmentalists At 9 […]

Duration:00:49:25

The 2019 legislative session in review

3/15/2019
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Bills at the 2019 Utah legislative session addressed hate crimes, abortion bans, radioactive waste, the alcohol content of store-bought beer, conversion therapy, naming a state reptile, reconsidering the state flag and so much more. At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt Lake Tribune editor Jennifer Napier-Pearce, and reporters Taylor Stevens and Benjamin Wood join KCPW’s Roger […]

Duration:00:51:27

A prominent LGBTQ advocate resigned from a state suicide task force after a conversion therapy bill was drastically altered in the legislature

3/8/2019
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Amendments drastically alter a bill to ban conversion therapy in Utah, leading to the resignation of a prominent LGBTQ advocate from a state suicide task force. Utah lawmakers abandon a proposed tax overhaul, for now. And prosecutors drop counts against a medical cannabis patient facing drug charges. At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt Lake Tribune […]

Duration:00:51:28

BYU police department faces decertification after not investigating alleged officer misconduct

3/1/2019
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BYU’s police department faces decertification after failing to investigate alleged misconduct by one of its officers. A measure that would prevent cities from banning plastic bags advances at the legislature. And Utah U.S. Rep. Ben McAdams votes against president Trump’s border emergency. At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt Lake Tribune government and politics editor Dan […]

Duration:00:51:25

Lawmaker expects Utah hate crimes bill to meet with opposition in Senate

2/22/2019
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Utah hate crimes bill clears another hurdle, but its sponsor says he expects a fight on the senate floor. Lawmakers unveil a proposal ban so-called conversion therapy. And the Sandy City Council opens an investigation into the city’s response to contaminated water. At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt Lake Tribune senior managing editor Matt Canham, […]

Duration:00:50:29

Residents of an apartment complex are forced to evacuate after the building is deemed unsafe

2/15/2019
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Residents of a Salt Lake City apartment complex are forced to evacuate after the property is deemed unsafe to occupy. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints opposes increasing the alcohol content of store-bought beer. And the Salt Lake City School District wants a seat on the Utah Inland Port Board. At 9 a.m. […]

Duration:00:51:25

Medicaid replacement bill advances despite loss of support from its House sponsor

2/8/2019
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A bill to replace voter-approved Medicaid expansion moves forward despite a “no” vote from its House sponsor. After historic changes in San Juan County, freshman Utah Rep. Phil Lyman says it might be time for a portion of the county to split away. And lawmakers endorse deleting language from the Utah constitution allowing slavery as […]

Duration:00:51:29

Replacement for Prop. 3 is speeding through the Legislature

2/1/2019
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A proposal to replace Utah’s voter-passed Medicaid expansion gets fast-tracked at the legislature. Republican lawmakers and governor Gary Herbert want to deliver the largest tax-cut in state history, but Democrats call for investments in other policy priorities (including education). And a judge rules that a San Juan County Commissioner is, indeed, a Utahn. At 9 […]

Duration:00:51:25