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State Gov’t Officials Advocate for Public Lands Transfer

(KCPW News) Last week, Utah legislators hosted a “Legislative Summit on the Transfer of Public Lands,” with representatives from many Western states. Late on Friday afternoon, those lawmakers held a joint press conference to publicly voice their support for a state takeover of federally-managed public lands. But how likely is it that any public lands […]

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SLCPD Plans to Index Rape Kit Info Online

(KCPW News) A Salt Lake City councilmember and the city’s chief of police sparred earlier this week over a touchy subject: why hundreds of rape kits are unprocessed by the state’s crime lab. The entanglement occurred during a city council work session. On Wednesday, just a day later, Police Chief Chris Burbank stood alongside Salt […]

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Herbert: No ‘Deal-Breakers’ in Healthy Utah Plan

(KCPW News) Fresh off a trip to Washington DC this week, Governor Gary Herbert held a press conference on Wednesday to offer some updates on his alternative plan to Medicaid expansion. Did Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius give the Governor’s “Healthy Utah” plan her OK? Or is it back to the drawing board […]

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Thomas Drake, NSA Whistleblower

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: Apr. 16, 2014) – Thomas Drake is a former executive for the National Security Agency who was charged with illegally keeping classified documents in his home, lying to Federal investigators and obstructing justice.  A conviction could have sent him to prison for 35 years.  Instead, Federal prosecutors dropped […]

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Utah Symphony to Perform at Utah National Parks

(KCPW News) The Utah Symphony, in concert with the Utah Office of Tourism, will be offering a series of special outdoor performances in the state’s major national parks. The performances, some of which will involve the full orchestra, are in commemoration of the Utah Symphony’s 75th anniversary. Here’s KCPW’s Ryan Cunningham with more details. Podcast: […]

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