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The Rundown: Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy Director Laura Dupuy

Today on the program we hear from Laura Dupuy, Executive Director of the Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy a group that aims

Political Cornflakes: Elections Forecasting and Fundraising Gaps

(KCPW News) Election Day is 18 days away and it would appear things aren’t looking so good for Democrats. To learn more,

10/16/2014 – Utah House District 43

Democrat Diane Lewis and Republican Earl Tanner debate on October 16, 2014, at the Tanner Building in West Jordan, Utah. Lewis and

The Rundown: Cancelled USU Lecture Renews Debate Over Guns on Campuses

Today on the show, feminist media critic Anita Sarkeesian canceled her appearance at Utah State University this week – after receiving death

The Rundown: Dr. Susan Madsen on the Status of Utah Women in Leadership Roles

Today on the program, we feature a conversation KCPW’s Ryan Cunningham had with Dr. Susan Madsen, a professor of management, and of

10/14/2014 – Utah House District 44

Democrat Christine Passey and Republican Bruce Cutler meet for a debate on October 14, 2014, at Staybridge Suites in Midvale, Utah. Passey

The Rundown: Crying Wolf in Utah, Interim Day at the Capitol, and More

In recent months a solitary wolf from a pack on the Idaho-Canada border strayed into Utah and was photographed in August on

The Rundown: Utah Health Policy Project Executive Director Matt Slonaker Talks Healthy Utah

Today on the program we hear from the Utah Health Policy Project’s Matt Slonaker about governor Herbert’s Medicaid Expansion alternative, and about

The Rundown: SLCPD Joins Sexual Assault Investigation Study. Plus Political Cornflakes Expanded

Today on the show we feature an expanded version of our Political Cornflakes segment with Salt Lake Tribune Washington Correspondent Thomas Burr.

Babs De Lay of Urban Utah Homes and Estates on Living and Working Downtown

One of the trends shaping our downtown: people making the choice to live and work in the urban core. We’re joined by

10/09/2014 – Utah State Senate District 4

Democrat Jani Iwamoto and Republican Sabrina Petersen debate on October 9, 2014 at Holladay City Hall’s Big Cottonwood Room. Iwamoto and Petersen

The Rundown: Kitchen v. Herbert Plaintiffs Tell Their Story

Today, in light of the Monday decision by the US Supreme Court to let lower court rulings on same-sex marriage stand, we’ll

The Rundown: University of Utah Researchers Working to Combat Ebola

Today on the show we hear from two University of Utah biochemists who are working on a new tool to combat the

The Rundown: Analysis of Supreme Court’s Same-Sex Marriage Decision

Today on the show we’re joined by Clifford Rosky, a professor at the University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law, for

Political Cornflakes: Senator Lee in Colorado Senate Race?

(KCPW News) Senator Mike Lee represents Utah, but his name was brought up this week in the Colorado Senate race. So what’s

The Rundown: David Everitt Chief of Staff for the Salt Lake City Mayor

Once a month on the show, we feature a conversation with Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker. But the mayor is out

What the Zoo, Arts, and Parks Tax does for Salt Lake City and County

The SL County Zoo Arts and Parks program began in 1996 and requires renewal by voters. Today on the show we’ll hear

The Rundown: Groundwater Depletion a Threat to Western U.S.

Today on the program we revisit conversation about the depletion of groundwater from beneath the Colorado River Basin. That draw-down is happening

9/23/2014 – Utah House District 30

Republican Fred Cox and Democrat Mike Lee face off in a debate on September 23, 2014, at the West Valley City Library.

09/23/2014 – Utah’s First Congressional District Race

Full audio of a debate from September 23, 2014, between two candidates for Utah’s First Congressional District: Republican incumbent, Rep. Rob Bishop

The Rundown: Previewing the 62nd Annual Utah State History Conference

Today on the show we hear from Brad Westwood, Director of the Utah Division of State History, and Michael Homer, Chair, Board

09/16/2014 – Salt Lake County Council at Large

Two candidates for Salt Lake County council at large debate at the Leonardo in downtown Salt Lake City on September 16, 2014:

The Rundown: Mexico’s US-Backed Strategy to Curb Stream of Migrants

Today on the program we take a look at the recent decline in the number of migrants crossing into the United States

Political Cornflakes: No Utah National Monument? Maybe…

(KCPW News) Utah governor Gary Herbert says he has assurances that there won’t be a new national monument designation in Utah this

The Rundown: Watchable Wildlife, Political Cornflakes, Sugar House S-Line and More

Today on the program a conversation with Bob Walters, Watchable Wildlife Coordinator for the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources about some upcoming

The Rundown: Previewing the Utah Humanities Book Festival

Today on the show: some big-name authors will be at the annual Utah Humanities Book Festival – including Diane Ackerman, Robert Pinsky

Fred Moesinger on Caffé Molise and the Evolution of Dining Downtown

Today on the program we’re joined by Fred Moesinger, Chef-Owner of Caffé Molise in downtown Salt Lake. Moesinger talks about his experience

The Rundown: Diverging Choices on Utah’s Water Future and More

Today on the show we get a report on a new study from the Utah Foundation urging better planning when it comes

The Rundown: From Nuisance to Resource – Reconsidering Stormwater

Today on the show, water managers in Utah are considering new practices for reducing the pollution from stormwater, while looking at stormwater

The Rundown: Mountain Accord Program Manager Laynee Jones on Planning

Today on the show we’re joined by Laynee Jones, Program Manager for a multi-party, collaborative effort to try to plan the future