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(KCPW News) Former U.S. Sen. Bob Bennett, a giant on the local and national political scene, passed away on Wednesday. Salt Lake Tribune Washington Correspondent Thomas Burr joins KCPW’s Roger McDonough to discuss Bennett’s legacy and the reactions to his death. Also, Trump as the presumptive GOP nominee and more. Find even more at the […]
(KCPW News) On Wednesday news broke that Paul Huntsman, son of billionaire Utah businessman Jon M. Huntsman Sr., had entered into an agreement to buy the Salt Lake Tribune, the state’s largest independent newspaper. The terms of the deal between Huntsman and current Tribune owner Digital First Media were not disclosed. Also unknown is whether […]
(KCPW News) A foundational document in the history of Utah – foundational in more sense than one – is getting its first public viewing. A map of what would become Salt Lake City, which some researchers call the original master plan for the city, is currently being shown at this year’s New York Antiquarian Book […]
(KCPW News) Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and Texas Senator Ted Cruz were the big winners of Utah’s presidential caucuses on Tuesday evening, as the state bucked the Republican and Democratic frontrunners in the race for the White House. [Audio after break] Some voters waited up to several hours to cast a vote for their preferred […]
(KCPW News) Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski has now been in office for a little over two and a half months, but her short tenure has not been uneventful – with the police shooting of a teenager, a major legislative push, and with national elections having a local impact (among other things). Carrying on […]