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KCPW Public Radio 88.3 FM and 105.3 FM is Utah’s first and only 24-hour commercial-free news and information station. Listen to local news updates from KCPW at 6:50, 7:50, and 8:50 a.m.
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Salt Lake City, UT

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KCPW Public Radio 88.3 FM and 105.3 FM is Utah’s first and only 24-hour commercial-free news and information station. Listen to local news updates from KCPW at 6:50, 7:50, and 8:50 a.m.

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Episodes

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

Notre Dame burning and improving Utah’s education

4/18/2019
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Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by former Sen. Kathleen Riebe, D-Salt Lake City. They discuss the burning of the Notre Dame cathedral, the release of the Mueller Report, Elizabeth Warren’s presidential rally, Utah joining Super Tuesday, potential improvements to education, and the troubled prison […]

Duration:00:25:43

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

Balanced budget amendment and body cameras

4/11/2019
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Morgan Lyon Cotti is joined on The Right by Sen. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by former Rep. Angela Romero, D-Salt Lake City. They discuss Rep. Ben McAdams proposing a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Consitution, Sen. Mitt Romney’s immigration comments, police wearing body cameras, the ACLU and Planned Parenthood’s lawsuit over […]

Duration:00:25:45

Utah’s first-of-its kind data privacy law

4/11/2019
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Today we explore a new, first-of-its-kind law in Utah requiring law enforcement to get a warrant to gather information from third parties like applications, websites, cell phone providers, and cloud storage sites. Who owns your information? Isn’t that data already protected from unreasonable search and seizure under the U.S. Constitution? We hear from Marina Lowe, […]

Duration:00:28:58

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

Medicaid waivers and the Utah gubernatorial race

4/4/2019
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Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by former Sen. Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake City. They discuss the veto of the SB123 special election bill, the inland port project, Utah’s approval for a “bridge” Medicaid expansion and how the gubernatorial election could change if Jon Huntsman […]

Duration:00:25:44

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

The Mueller investigation results and ballot initiatives

3/28/2019
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Matt Lusty fills in for Natalie Gochnour in The Political Center and is joined on The Left by Sasha Luks-Morgan of the Young Democrats of Utah and on The Right by the Utah Young Republicans‘ Nic Dunn. They discuss the end of the Mueller investigation, Sen. Mike Lee’s speech on the Green New Deal, the role of ballot […]

Duration:00:25:44

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

Utah’s 2019 legislative session and Trump’s criticism of John McCain

3/21/2019
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Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Todd Weiler, R-Woods Cross, and on The Left by former Sen. Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake City. They discuss the scaled-down budget for better air quality, the two abortion bills passed by the legislature, Trump’s criticism of late Senator John McCain, the effort to oust the Utah […]

Duration:00:24:45

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski says she won’t run for re-election

3/18/2019
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(KCPW News) [Audio after break] Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski announced on Monday that she would not be seeking a second term. Holding her wife Betty’s hand tightly, Mayor Biskupski said that her decision not to run for re-election was due to a serious and complex family situation, but that it was a private […]

Duration:00:02:13

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

Legislation to limit presidential power and the inland port lawsuit

3/14/2019
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Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Todd Weiler, R-Woods Cross, and on The Left by former Sen. Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake City. They discuss Sen. Mike Lee’s legislation to limit presidential emergency powers, Rep. Chris Stewart’s prospects as a choice for secretary of the Air Force, the tabling of the state tax […]

Duration:00:25:44

Mayor Jackie Biskupski on her decision to sue over the Utah Inland Port

3/14/2019
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We’re featuring a conversation with Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski about her decision to sue over the Utah Inland Port. Biskupski says that the law that came out of last year’s legislative session creating the project usurped city land and future tax revenue and that it was unconstitutional. In addition to a conversation with […]

Duration:00:24:56

The Wicked Problem of Food, Water, and Energy in Irrigated Systems: Local Solutions for Global Problems

3/13/2019
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This week, we feature a lecture delivered by Dr. Edward Weber, a professor of political science and public policy at Oregon State University. Professor Weber’s lecture focuses on the over consumption of water and how so much overuse could present an array of problems, especially in the context of our energy […]

Duration:00:52:25

Proposal on importing lower cost prescription drugs from Canada defeated

3/11/2019
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(KCPW News) [Audio after break] A bill that would have started Utah down the path toward importing lower-cost subscription drugs from Canada was voted down in a senate committee on Friday. Provo Republican Rep. Norm Thurston’s House Bill 267 would have prompted an application from Utah to the Department of Health and Human Services. That […]

Duration:00:03:07

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

The beehive state is a hotspot for bees, but most don’t live in hives

3/7/2019
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It was inevitable that with a show called “In the Hive” we’d have an episode dedicated to bees. But it turns out most bees don’t actually live in hives. Go figure. First, a conversation with Scott Christensen, a historian with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, about the origins of the beehive as […]

Duration:00:29:38

State tax reform and hub-and-spoke inland port proposal

3/7/2019
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Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Rep. Brian King, D-Salt Lake City. They discuss state tax reform, several bills to alter the voter initiative process, the tabling of the conversion therapy ban, the hate crime bill, the inland port, and SCOTUS denying an appeal […]

Duration:00:25:45