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Seven-term Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch considers a run for re-election. Energy developers plan to drill oil wells near the Bears Ears area. Utah’s LGBTQ community comes together in response to Donald Trump’s election. And the state completes an audit of the University of Utah’s athletic program, including an investigation into the buyout of the […]
On Friday at 9 a.m., Salt Lake Tribune reporter Thomas Burr, columnist Paul Rolly, government and politics editor Dan Harrie and Tribune editor Jennifer Napier-Pearce join KCPW’s Roger McDonough to talk about the week’s top stories. Each Friday morning, stream “Behind the Headlines” or tune in to KCPW or Utah Public Radio for the broadcast. […]
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump rises above Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and independent candidate Evan McMullin in Utah, according to national polls. Incumbent Republican Gov. Gary Herbert holds a nearly 40-point lead over Democratic challenger Mike Weinholtz less than a week before Election Day. And Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, says he’s received death threats over […]
Trump support wanes in Utah, Weinholtz’s wife awaits charges, restaurant worker cleared in cop case and Tribune endorses Clinton (10/14/16)
Top Utah Republicans pull their support from Donald Trump after a video surfaces showing the presidential candidate boasting about kissing and groping women. Donna Weinholtz, wife of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Weinholtz, awaits misdemeanor drug charges for possession of medical cannabis. A teenage fast-food worker who was accused of contaminating a police officer’s drink is […]
An ex-USU football player is charged with four counts of rape. Operation Diversion continues to address the drug problem among SLC’s homeless population. Videos of closed-doors meetings among Mormon officials surface the last day of General Conference. And Salt Lake County Recorder Gary Ott meets with the County Council to address an audit of his […]