The Rundown Archive

The Rundown: Editor and Publisher Terry Orme on Layoffs and Changes at the Salt Lake Tribune

Today on the program we hear again from Terry Orme, Editor and Publisher of the Salt Lake Tribune. We last spoke with

The Rundown: Adam Liptak on the Judicial History of Same-Sex Marriage in the US

With a federal appeals court hearing on the ruling that legalized same-sex marriage in Utah scheduled for April 10th, today we’re looking

The Rundown: Utah Researchers Discover Markers that Predict Impending Heart Attack

Researchers from Intermountain Medical Center have discovered genetic markers that may predict when people with heart disease are likely to have a

The Rundown: Shortage of Affordable Housing and its Effects in Utah

Today on the program, the high cost of housing and what it means for Utahns. We’ll speak with Tara Rollins and Barbara

The Rundown: Architecture Broadcasts in the BBC’s Early Years

Today we speak with University of Utah architectural historian Shundana Yusaf about programs broadcast on the early BBC that sought to educated

The Rundown: IRS Officials on Taxes, Fraud, Identity Theft and More – Part 2

The federal tax deadline is quickly approaching and today on the show we get part two of our “tax-education” with IRS Spokesman

The Rundown: IRS Officials on Taxes, Fraud, Identity Theft and More

The federal tax deadline is quickly approaching and today on the show we get a “tax-education” with IRS Spokesman Bill Brunson; Utah

The Rundown: Natural History Museum Lecture on the Ethics of Bioengineering

Today on the show we feature an excerpt from a Natural History Museum of Utah lecture by science journalist Emily Anthes on

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