The Rundown Archive

The Rundown: 2014 Utah Legislative Session in Review – Part 2

Today part two of our review of the 2014 state legislative session with Maryann Martindale of Alliance For a Better Utah. In

The Rundown: 2014 Utah Legislative Session in Review – Part 1

Today we aired the fist in a two part review of the 2014 state legislative session with Maryann Martindale of Alliance For

The Rundown: National Recitation Contest ‘Poetry Out Loud’

Today we learn about a unique poetry competition called Poetry Out Loud. We’ll speak with Jean Tokuda Irwin from the Utah Division

The Rundown: Mark Thomas of the Utah Lt. Governor’s Office on Election Changes

A compromise deal election-reform group Count My Vote and Utah lawmakers means that there will be some changes to the way elections

THE RUNDOWN: GOVERNOR GARY HERBERT ON LGBT ISSUES, POLITICAL ASPIRATIONS AND MORE

Today on the show, part two of KCPW reporter Ryan Cunnignham’s conversation with Utah Governor Gary Herbert. Today they discuss a failed

The Rundown: Governor Gary Herbert in Conversation on his Medicaid Alternative

Today on the show, KCPW reporter Ryan Cunningham sits down with Utah Governor Gary Herbert to hear about the governor’s plan for

The Rundown: Traumatic Brain Injury – its Causes, Treatment and Prevention

Tramautic Brain Injury – or TBI – has received a lot of coverage lately as the National Football League grapples with the

The Rundown: Utah Debate Commission Aims to Increase Public Political Acumen

Today we speak with Scott Howell and Karen Hale of the newly-formed Utah Debate Commission. The organization, modeled after the national Commission

The Rundown: Local News, A Legislative Recap and More

Today on the program we look at the day’s top local headlines – including good news on unemployment in Utah. Plus your

The Rundown: A Look at Domestic Violence in the State of Utah – Part 2

Today, part two of our look at domestic violence in the state of Utah. We hear again from Jenn Oxborrow, Domestic Violence

The Rundown: A Look at Domestic Violence in the State of Utah – Part 1

Although the definitions and measurements vary among the states, domestic violence – also called Intimate Partner Violence – continues to be prevalent

The Rundown: How Dust Storms Affect Utah Watersheds

Today on the show a look at how the dust events that occur regularly each spring along the Wasatch front could be

The Rundown: Hydrologist Randy Julander on Drought in Utah and the West

Today on the program we hear from Randy Julander, Snow Services Supervisor for the US Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service.

The Rundown: Our Monthly Visit with SLC Mayor Ralph Becker

Today, we check in with Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker for our monthly conversation. We’ll look at the Mountain Accord, the

The Rundown: New Research Suggests Long Pause on Bering Land Bridge for First Americans

A new column in the journal Science by University of Utah Anthropologist Dennis O’Rourke and two other researchers argues that the progress

The Rundown: City Energy Project Aims to Address Pollution from Buildings

Ten American cities, including Salt Lake, are taking part in an initiative to cut the amount of pollution given off by large

The Rundown: Filmmaker Paul Larsen on Exploring Human Spirituality

Today on the show we speak with Paul Larsen, writer and director of the film Spirituality for the Uninsured, about the many

The Rundown: New Developments in Las Vegas Water Pipeline Project

Today on the show we speak to Steve Erickson, Utah Coordinator for the Great Basin Water Network to hear about recent actions

The Rundown: Local Watchmaker and Repairman Chris Howard on American Watchmaking

Today we look at the history – and present state – of American Watchmaking. We’ll speak with Salt Lake watchmaker and repairman

The Rundown: Indoor Air Quality an Overlooked Environmental Concern (part 2)

Americans spend the vast majority of their time indoors, but research on air pollution focuses primarily on outside air quality. Today, part

The Rundown: Indoor Air Quality an Overlooked Environmental Concern (part 1)

Americans spend the vast majority of their time indoors, but research on air pollution focuses primarily on outside air quality. Today we’re

The Rundown: Designing for Sustainability – a Conversation with Lance Hosey

Today on the show we hear from Lance Hosey of the global architecture, planning, and design firm RTKL. He is the former

The Rundown: Yale Law Professors on Russian (and American) Anti-Gay Laws

Today on the show we hear from an Ian Ayres and William Eskridge, two Yale University law professors who wrote an Op-Ed

The Rundown: Civil Liberties at the Legislature with ACLU’s Marina Lowe

Today on the show: your top local headlines and our daily legislative recap with Alliance for a Better Utah. Plus, Marina Lowe,

The Rundown: Legislative Updates and Utah’s Brief on Same-Sex Marriage

Today we hear from University of Utah Law Professor Clifford Rosky on the brief filed in the 10th Circuit Appellate Court by

The Rundown: Updates from the Legislature and a New Push for Immigration Reform

Today on the program we get the latest from the state legislative session with KCPW’s Ryan Cunningham and Maryann Martindale of Alliance

The Rundown: Our Monthly Visit with SLC Mayor Ralph Becker

Today on the show we feature the latest in our monthly series of conversations with Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker. We’ll

The Rundown: Zion Curtains, the State of the State, Legislative Happenings

A conversation with Rep. Kraig Powell (R-Heber) about his proposal to remove the so-called “Zion Curtains” from Utah restaurants, and to eliminate

The Rundown: Legislative Updates and a Conversation About LDS Church Archiving

Today on the show we start with your local news summary and a rundown of the day’s legislative session. Plus, a conversation

The Rundown: Rep. Patrice Arent and the Utah Clean Air Caucus

Today on the program we sit down with Rep. Patrice Arent (D-Milcreek) to hear about the Utah Clean Air Caucus, a bipartisan