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2/21/14: Google Fiber, megahotel, Medicaid

Google announces it’s looking at the possibility of installing a fiber network in Salt Lake City. The proposed Salt Lake City convention center hotel clears

KCPW Presents: “Leadership from the Bottom Up: A Black History Month Special”

 Usually during Black History Month, we remember Civil Rights icons and reflect on their legacy.  But over the past couple of years,

2/14/14: Behind the Headlines: Gas taxes, Kragthorpe live from Sochi

State lawmakers consider a $750 million boost for school tech, a utility fee for clean air, a gas tax hike, a speed limit boost

KCPW Presents: “What is This Thing Called Love?”

Hosted by writer, broadcaster and composer Dean Olsher, this program ponders the “why” behind humans’ drive to pair up. Why do human beings

2/7/14: Prison move and a deadly 911 call

House Speaker Becky Lockhart endorses a plan to build a new, massive convention center hotel. Two senators say the state’s outside counsel in the

KCPW Presents: “Re:Defining Black History”

 During a month selected to celebrate “history,” we certainly are treated to a lot of the same familiar stories: the battles won

1/31/14: Seized school lunches, Herbert on air

Sen. Mike Lee responds to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union. Gov. Gary Herbert unveils new air quality initiatives during his State of the

Town Hall Meeting: “Cleaning Up Utah’s Air”

  A recent Salt Lake Tribune public opinion finds that by a 3-to-1 margin, Utahns are fed up with air pollution. They want policy makers

KCPW Presents: “The World Debate: Has America Lost Touch With the World?”

 The World Debate is at the World Economic Forum in Davos, where hundreds of business and political leaders will review the world’s

Episode 10: January 25th

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