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    • Refugees making a home in Utah

      Emily Means talks with Asha Parekh, Refugee Services Director at the Utah Department of Workforce Services, talks about the process of coming to Utah as a refugee; KCPW producer Ross Chambless gives a look at the celebrations and ceremonies that took places at this year’s World Refugee Day; and the Sunnyvale Farmers Market gives refugees […]

    • Orrin Hatch calls out Mike Lee, Herbert throws his support behind John Curtis and Greg Hughes’ ‘war room’

      Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Rep. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Sen. Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake City. They discuss Sen. Orrin Hatch and Sen. Mike Lee’s differences on Senate Republicans’ efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act; Gov. Gary Herbert’s somewhat unprecedented endorsement of Provo Mayor John […]

    • A $1.7 Million Write-off and a New Chapter for Local Public Radio

      KCPW has reached an agreement that significantly improves its long-term outlook. The deal restructures the 2008 loan used to purchase the station, and eliminates more than $1.7 million of long-term debt.

      Lauren Colucci, KCPW’s General Manager, says that the arrangement means a new day for the local news and information outlet and its listeners.

      “The […]

    • Herbert announces 50-year water plan, Wilson to seek Hatch’s Senate seat and Huntsman Jr. officially nominated as ambassador to Russia

      In anticipation of Utah’s population growth, Gov. Gary Herbert unveils a 50-year water management plan. Salt Lake County Council member Jenny Wilson announces that she will challenge seven-term Sen. Orrin Hatch. And the White House officially nominates Jon Huntsman Jr. as ambassador to Russia.
      At 9 a.m. Friday, Salt Lake Tribune reporter Emma Penrod, Washington Bureau […]

    • Building Utah’s communities around public transit

      Host and producer Emily Means talks with Keith Bartholomew, a professor at the University of Utah’s City and Metropolitan Planning Department, who lays the groundwork for development around public transit; Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams addresses his vision for neighborhoods near the S-Line streetcar; and Roger Borgenicht of Utahns for Better Transportation shares some […]

    • “Made in America” week, Utah County growth and health care

      Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Rep. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Sen. Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake City. They discuss Senate Republicans’ failure to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act; the White House’s “Made in America” week; an explosion of population growth in Utah County; and Salt Lake County […]

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