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The Rundown: Doug Owens – Democratic Candidate for Utah’s 4th Congressional District

Today on the show we’re joined by Doug Owens, the Democratic candidate for Utah’s 4th District seat in congress – which is being left open by the departure of Jim Matheson at the end of this year. The early narrative of the race has been that Owens has ground to recover against his opponent, former […]

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Making the Decision to Work (and Live) in Salt Lake’s Downtown

Today on the show we’re joined by a group of people who have chosen to work in Salt Lake City’s downtown, for a conversation about the benefits – and occasional challenges – to having an office in our urban core. Joshua Cannon and Kelly Alder-Williams are attorneys with the firm of Wellborn Sullivan Meck & […]

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Political Cornflakes: Sen. Paul Joins Utahns in Guatemala, Romney Says Maybe to Run?

(KCPW News) Kentucky Republican Senator Rand Paul joined a group of Utahns on a trip to Guatemala recently. What’s the Rand Paul-Utah connection? I posed that question to Thomas Burr, Washington Correspondent for the Salt Lake Tribune and author of Political Cornflakes – a daily, online roundup of Utah politics. Podcast: Play in new window […]

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The Rundown: Mayor Ralph Becker Talks UTA, Hive Pass, Beers with Becker

Today on the program we feature the latest of our monthly interviews with Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker. KCPW’s Roger McDonough asked the mayor about revelations from the legislative audit of the Utah Transit Authority, new configurations for bike lanes, The Onion’s coverage of Salt Lake, and more. Plus, the day’s local news. Podcast: […]

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Progress Stalled on Herbert’s Healthy Utah Plan

(KCPW News) After foregoing a KUED press conference last month, Utah Governor Gary Herbert was back in front of the media fielding a wide range of questions. But on a day when the governor’s Healthy Utah plan faced scrutiny at the Capitol, questions regarding healthcare were again at the forefront on Thursday. KCPW’s Ryan Cunningham […]

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