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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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Police Charge 3 UFA Employees After Searching Personal Prescription Histories

(KCPW News) Last year, Unified Fire Authority employees discovered missing vials of morphine in their ambulances. The UFA speculated that theft was to blame, so they alerted the police to investigate further. That investigation has led to three charges of prescription fraud, but the way evidence for those charges were obtained is now under scrutiny […]

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