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McMullin’s Lead the Conscience of the GOP? Marijuana or Opioids, and More – Episode 155 (10/20/16)

This week Natalie, Jim, and Dan talk about independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin leading Utah in a latest poll – could Utah

Candidate Conversations: Salt Lake County Mayor

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: October 19 ~ 22, 2016) – The Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute and the Hinckley

Contact Sport: CEO, Brian Bethers on the Battled Rise of 1-800 Contacts

The Bottom Line (Air Date: October 18, 2016) –When two idealistic entrepreneurs – John F. Nichols and Johnathan C. Coon – launched

Republicans in the Fetal Position, Hillary’s Leaked Speeches, & More – Episode 154 (10/13/16)

This week Natalie, Dan, and Democratic Rep. Joel Briscoe, discuss the blow back across Utah from the bombshell “Trump tape” that emerged

Balancing Politics & LDS Church Values

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: October 12 ~ 15, 2016) – The Hinckley Institute of Politics recently hosted a forum

Interview with Mike Weinholtz, Democratic Candidate for Utah Governor

The Bottom Line (Air Date: October 11, 2016) – Mike Weinholtz believes he has better ideas and better policy solutions to help

“Mormon Leaks”, What to do about Gary Ott, & More – Episode 153 (10/6/16)

This week Natalie is joined by Rep. Brian King and Sen. Todd Weiler. They review the 2nd District debate this week between

Candidate Conversations: Utah Governor’s Race

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: October 5 ~ 8, 2016) – On Tuesday this week the Kem C. Gardner Policy

From Headphones to Wood-Fired Grills: Jeremy Andrus, CEO of Traeger Grills

The Bottom Line (Air Date: October 4, 2016) – Before Jeremy Andrus discovered Traeger Wood Pellet Grills through a search fund, he

Presidential and Gubernatorial Debates, BYU’s Big 12 Bid, More – Episode 152 (9/29/16)

This week Jim, Dan, and Natalie review this week’s first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, and the gubernatorial debate

Constitution Day Forum: The Realities of Doing Legal Work in Utah

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: September 28 ~ October 1, 2016) – Recently the Hinckley Institute hosted its annual Constitution

Bryan Brandenburg – Artist, Game Designer, and Co-founder of Salt Lake Comic Con

The Bottom Line (Air Date: September 27, 2016) –Few events have suddenly turned so wildly popular – and profitable – as Salt

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 151 (9/22/16)

This week Natalie is out, and Professor of journalism at Utah Valley University Jim Fisher is filling-in, joining Sen. Jim Dabakis and

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour: The Art & Power of Polling

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: September 21~24, 2016) – No one knows political polling more than Dan Jones. He’s the

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 150 (9/15/16)

This week Natalie, Dan, and Rep. Brian King talk about the decision last week to not allow high school athletes to transfer

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour: Muslim In America

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: September 14~17, 2016) – This week the Hinckley Institute of Politics hosted a forum on

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 149 (9/8/16)

This week Rep. Sandra Hollins (on the Left) joins Natalie Gochnour and Thomas Wright (on The Right) in the studio.  In the

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour: Evan McMullin, Presidential Candidate

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: September 7, 2016) – This past week Evan McMullin, independent candidate for President, sat down with

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 148 (9/1/16)

This week Jim, Natalie, and Dan discuss the recent political fundraiser talent show hosted by former West Valley City mayor Mike winder

The Bottom Line: Serial Entrepreneur, Paul Zane Pilzer, Part 1

The Bottom Line (Original air Date: August 5, 2014) – This is the first half of a two-part interview with Paul Zane

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 147 (8/25/16)

This week Jim, Natalie, and Sen. Todd Weiler discuss Hillary Clinton’s new campaign office in Utah, the recent questions about possible unethical

The Bottom Line: Steering a Supermarket Giant – Victor Lund, former CEO of American Stores Company

The Bottom Line – (Original Air date: March 22, 2016) By the late 1980s American Stores was the largest drug-store retailer in

The Bottom Line: A Better Heavy Equipment Tracker – Alain Eav, RoviTracker

Startup Spotlight (August 2016) — RoviTracker is a rental management software to help companies that use heavy equipment rent and track their

The Bottom Line: Tracking Your Utilities in Real-time – Sumner Douglas, Vutiliti

Startup Spotlight (August 2016) — Vutiliti is an application that will provide people with real-time analytics and data about their use of

The Bottom Line: Personalizing How We Teach & Learn – Jeffrey Katzman, Core Learning Exchange

Startup Spotlight (August 2016) — Core Learning Exchange CEO and Founder Jeffrey Katzman says current platforms used in most K-12 education are

The Bottom Line: Learning Chinese By Pictures – Lukas Lohove, Zizzle

Startup Spotlight (August 2016) — Lukas Lohove has created a application called Zizzle to help Mandarin Chinese language learners more effectively learn

The Bottom Line: Helping You Journal – Nick Jones, JRNL

Startup Spotlight (August 2016) — JRNL is an application to help people get in the habit of journal writing and recording their

The Bottom Line: Getting Your Data Together – Mike Van Thiel, Known Factors

Startup Spotlight (August 2016) — Known Factors is an analytics, cloud-based program designed to help mid-tier companies to manage all of their

The Bottom Line: Streamlining The Sales Process – Joe Lowry, Salesbridge

Startup Spotlight (August 2016) — Research shows that a quality personal interaction and a quick follow-up are key to closing a sale.

The Bottom Line: Learning By Gaming – Clancy Marshall, Cleverywhere

Startup Spotlight (August 2016) — Clancy Marshall, CEO of Cleverywhere, says declining test scores on standardized tests and general disinterest in school