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Clean Air Group Installs New Furnaces in Wood-Burning Homes

(KCPW News) It’s summer, so you’re probably not thinking about a roaring fire in your fireplace. But if Breathe Utah has its

SL Co. to Swimmers: Say No to Crypto

(KCPW News) Salt Lake County officials want to remind all public pool-goers this summer to use good hygiene and to avoid swimming

SLC Library Lunch Program Feeds Mouths, Minds

  (KCPW News) Monday marks the first day of the Summer Food Service Program in Salt Lake City. The city’s school district

Salt Lake City Bows Out of DNC 2016 Race

(KCPW News) For a brief moment in time, it appeared that Salt Lake City might have a shot at hosting the 2016

Utah Files Appeal in Same-Sex Marriage Case

(KCPW News) With just a few days before a court-ordered deadline, the state of Utah has announced it is appealing a ruling

Rep. Matheson Endorses Owens as Replacement in Congress

(KCPW News) U.S. House Rep. Jim Matheson formally announced his support on Tuesday for Democrat Doug Owens, who is running for Matheson’s

Construction of SLC Marmalade Library Begins

(KCPW News) Local officials have broken ground on a new library in the Marmalade neighborhood of Salt Lake City. The ceremony on

Salt Lake County Announces New Diversity Training Program

(KCPW News) Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams unveiled a new countywide diversity training program on Wednesday. The training will be required

Utah DABC Evaluating Its Single Event Permits

(KCPW News) The Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is reassessing how it grants temporary beer permits to events. The DABC commission broached

3 RSL Players to Participate in Brazil World Cup

    (KCPW News) Last week, the U.S. men’s national soccer team announced its 23-man roster for next month’s World Cup in

Herbert: Utah Obliged to Defend Its Marriage Laws

(KCPW News) Governor Gary Herbert held his monthly press conference at KUED studios on Thursday. The half-hour Q-and-A session between the governor

Mia Love, Doug Owens Debate for First Time

(KCPW News) Debate season for the 2014 election kicked off on Tuesday with a bout between Republican Mia Love and Democrat Doug

Federal Judge Rules Utah Must Honor All Same-Sex Marriage Licenses “Issued and Solemnized”

(KCPW News) A Utah Federal District judge says the state of Utah must offer full recognition to the same-sex couples that managed

Utah Distracted Drivers, Beware: Mobile Device Laws Tightened

(KCPW News) Amendments to Utah’s distracted driving laws became effective on Tuesday this week. The new laws specify that drivers cannot operate their

Univ. of Utah Researchers Find Surprising MS Treatment for Lab Mice

(KCPW News) A new study by University of Utah researchers reveals that mice with conditions similar to multiple sclerosis are able to walk

Climatologist: Utah Will Face Climate Change Challenges

(KCPW News) A prominent climate scientist is in Utah this week to trumpet the cause of local, environmentally-conscientious institutions. Dr. Michael Mann,

Utah, Intermountain Leaders Back Immigration Reform

(KCPW News) A letter on immigration reform, co-signed by leaders from six different Mountain West states, got a boost from prominent Utahns

2014 Salt Lake Comic Con Tickets Go On Sale

(KCPW News) After the rousing success of the inaugural Salt Lake Comic Con last year and Comic Con’s Fan Xperience last month, the

New Leonardo Exhibit an ‘Anatomical Safari’

(KCPW News) From Dead Sea scrolls to dead animals. The Leonardo Museum in downtown Salt Lake City has a new exhibition that

Four Years a Griffin, Olympian Every Four Years: Westminster Athletes Win Gold

(KCPW News) On Friday, Westminster College formally recognized and celebrated its Winter Olympic athletes. In total, 23 Westminster students competed for the

2014 Twilight Concert Series Acts Announced

(KCPW News) Music fans in Salt Lake City and all across Utah have been anxiously awaiting the lineup for the popular Twilight Concert

Wildlife Service Drafts New Protection Plan for Utah Beardtongue Flowers

(KCPW News) The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has a deal in place meant to protect two species of desert flowers native

Days of ’47 Parade Rejects Mormons Building Bridges Entry

  (KCPW News) The Days of ’47 Parade, held in July on Pioneer Day, is perhaps the biggest parade in Utah. But on

Cinco De Mayo: Widely Celebrated, Frequently Misunderstood

(KCPW News) Many of you may be celebrating Cinco de Mayo on Monday. And while most Americans observe the holiday as a

Salt Lake County Invests $200,000 More in Homeless Services

(KCPW News) Salt Lake County government is teaming up with local municipalities to boost homeless services in the county. On Thursday, Salt

Dabakis: Salt Lake Tribune Must Be Saved From ‘Murder’

(KCPW News) A new joint operating agreement between the Salt Lake Tribune and the Deseret News has some Utahns concerned that the

Off To The Races: Dems & GOP Pick Their Candidates

(KCPW News) Over the weekend, Utah’s Democratic and Republican parties held their respective statewide conventions. Delegates gathered to decide whom to nominate

The Rundown: Dr. Susan Madsen on Getting More Women in Leadership Roles in Utah

Dr. Susan Madsen is a professor of management at Utah Valley University, as well as an Orin R. Woodbury Professor of Leadership

Herbert Wants Distance Between Public Lands, Bundy Ranch Issues

(KCPW News) Governor Gary Herbert held his monthly press conference at KUED studios on Thursday. The half-hour question-and-answer session with members of

SLC Council Looks for Ways to Act on Air Quality Woes

(KCPW News) The Utah legislature saw a renewed focus on air quality bills this year, but results were mixed. While Governor Gary