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Political Cornflakes: Trump Campaign’s Mormon Statement

(KCPW News) GOP presidential hopeful Donald Trump doesn’t seem to be endearing himself to Utah voters. What did his campaign do this

Salt Lake’s GREENbike Program Reaches a Major Milestone

Today on the program, host Jason Mathis speaks with Ben Bolte, Founder and Director of GREENbike, about downtown SLC’s growing bike share

Political Cornflakes: Mia Love’s Political Ranking, Flight Costs, and GOP ‘Debates’

(KCPW News) Mia Love was back in the news this week after she said she’s reimbursing taxpayers for a flight. What happened?

Petition asks Natural History Museum of Utah to Divest Fossil Fuel Holdings

(KCPW News) A group of local activists, organizers, teachers and students on Monday delivered a petition to the Natural History Museum of

Political Cornflakes: Rob Bishop Aims to Overhaul Land and Water Conservation Fund

(KCPW News) Utah Rep. Rob Bishop unveiled a bill this week that would significantly restrict the federal government from buying more public

KCPW Extra: Panic, Mayhem, Hysteria – War of the Worlds

Seventy-seven years ago today, American radio audiences, believing that a Martian invasion was underway, went absolutely nuts. Panicked masses fled to the

Pros of the Prop 1 Ballot Initiative with Utah Transportation Coalition Director Abby Albrecht

Today on the show, host Jason Mathis speaks with Abby Albrecht, Director of the Utah Transportation Coaltion about Prop 1. If passed,

SLC Transportation Director Robin Hutchinson on Building the Infrastructure for Tomorrow’s Cities

Today on Downtown SLC, host Jason Mathis speaks with Robin Hutchinson, Transportation Director for Salt Lake City. They discuss Hutchinson’s efforts to

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Political Cornflakes: Shutdown Averted (for now) and Chaffetz’s Graph Gaffe

(KCPW News) Congress averted another government shutdown on Friday. Does that mean they’ve finally figured out how to budget without brinkmanship? KCPW’s

Clark Planetarium Director Seth Jarvis on Mars, Eclipses, and all things Astronomical

Today on the program, Clark Planetarium Director Seth Jarvis talks to host Jason Mathis about NASA’s Martian water announcement, the recent lunar

The Nation 150th Anniversary Speaker Series: John Nichols (9/24/15)

John Nichols Topic: Money in PoliticsJohn Nichols writes about politics for The Nation as its Washington correspondent. He is a contributing writer

Political Cornflakes: National Monument Poll, Iran Deal Rumblings, Government Shutdown?

(KCPW News) A new poll this week showed that Utahns aren’t in favor or President Barack Obama naming a new national monument

Previewing the Downtown Dine O’Round

Today on Downtown SLC a look at the Salt Lake Dine O’Round, which features 50 restaurants offering $5 or $10 lunches, as

SLC Urban Designer Molly Robinson on the Downtown Master Plan

The Downtown Master Plan was unanimously approved by the Salt Lake Planning Commission last week. Today on Downtown SLC host Jason Mathis

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market’s Big Impact on SLC

Michael Mack, VP of Services at Visit Salt Lake, joins host Jason Mathis to discuss the impact that the Outdoor Retailer shows

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 91 (7/30/15)

This week Natalie, Chris Bleak (filling in on the Right), and Peter Corroon (filling in on the Left) discuss rumors that Sen.

Trib Talk Live: Salt Lake City Mayoral Debate

The five candidates for Salt Lake City mayor square-off in an hour-long debate on Thursday, July 16, 2015. Incumbent Ralph Becker went

Political Cornflakes: Minimum Wage Exemption for Utah Recreational Outfitters?

(KCPW News) Utah Rep. Chris Stewart has introduced legislation to exempt recreational outfitters from a federal mandate to pay a higher minimum

Political Cornflakes: Chaffetz Faces Criticism for Living at Work

(KCPW News) It’s no secret that Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz sleeps on a cot in his office. He’s not the only House

Political Cornflakes: NSA Phone Spying Program Ruled Illegal

(KCPW News) An appellate court ruled this week that the National Security Agency is taking its domestic spying too far. To learn

Political Cornflakes: President Obama Visits Utah

(KCPW News) President Barack arrived in Utah Friday. But his arrival in the state was delayed a little. Why? KCPW’s Roger McDonough

Salt Lake City Selected as 8th Google Fiber City

Today on Downtown SLC, host Jason Mathis speaks with Devon Baer, Associate City Manager with Google Fiber. Google announced this week that

Political Cornflakes: Rep. Stewart on Where to Send Secret Service Agents

(KCPW News) Utah Rep. Chris Stewart had some tough criticism this week of the Secret Service. What did he suggest the agency

Better Utah Legislative Update – Day 43

(KCPW News) Alliance for a Better Utah Executive Director Maryann Martindale speaks with KCPW’s Roger McDonough about home-stretch lawmaking. Some major measures

An Overhaul for Salt Lake’s Parking Meters

Today on the show we hear from Salt Lake City Transportation Director Robin Hutcheson about an overhaul of how paid parking works

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 70 (3/5/15)

From the Speakers office on Capitol Hill Natalie, Jim, and Chris Bleak (filling in for Greg Hughes), discuss the LGBT nondiscrimination agreement

Better Utah Legislative Update – Day 38

(KCPW News) During their conversation today, KCPW’s Roger McDonough and Alliance for a Better Utah’s Maryann Martindale discuss the rejection of Governor

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour: Deedee Corradini In Memoriam

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: March 4, 2015) –  Deedee Corradini, Salt Lake City’s first and only female mayor, died

Better Utah Legislative Update – Day 37

(KCPW News) KCPW’s Roger McDonough and Maryann Martindale, Executive Director of Alliance for a Better Utah talk criminal justice reform, changes to