Operation Rio Grande arrests, no Herrod concession and heavy metals in schools’ drinking water

Operation Rio Grande’s arrest tally rises above 200 in less than a week of the downtown crackdown, and the ACLU of Utah calls the strategy “business as usual.” Provo Mayor John Curtis likely wins the Republican nomination in Utah’s 3rd Congressional District, but Chris Herrod, the probable runner-up, refuses to concede until more votes are counted. And high levels of lead in some Utah schools’ drinking water prompt a request for tests of the heavy metal.

At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt Lake Tribune reporters Courtney Tanner, Emma Penrod and Matthew Piper; movie critic Sean P. Means; and columnist Robert Gehrke join KCPW’s Roger McDonough to talk about the week’s top stories.

Each Friday morning, stream “Behind the Headlines” online or tune in to KCPW 88.3 FM or Utah Public Radio for the broadcast.

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