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Political Cornflakes: President Obama Visits Utah

(KCPW News) President Barack arrived in Utah Friday. But his arrival in the state was delayed a little. Why? KCPW’s Roger McDonough 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.

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Salt Lake City Selected as 8th Google Fiber City

Today on Downtown SLC, host Jason Mathis speaks with Devon Baer, Associate City Manager with Google Fiber. Google announced this week that Salt Lake City made the cut, and will become the next location for the internet giant’s high-speed, fiber-optic internet service. How long will the roll-out take, and what does the service entail? Those […]

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Political Cornflakes: Rep. Stewart on Where to Send Secret Service Agents

(KCPW News) Utah Rep. Chris Stewart had some tough criticism this week of the Secret Service. What did he suggest the agency do with the two agents who allegedly drove drunk into a White House barricade? KCPW’s Roger McDonough posed that and other questions to Thomas Burr, Washington Correspondent for the Salt Lake Tribune and […]

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Better Utah Legislative Update – Day 43

(KCPW News) Alliance for a Better Utah Executive Director Maryann Martindale speaks with KCPW’s Roger McDonough about home-stretch lawmaking. Some major measures – including Medicaid Expansion plans – are still pending, with just two days remaining in this year’s meeting of Utah lawmakers.

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An Overhaul for Salt Lake’s Parking Meters

Today on the show we hear from Salt Lake City Transportation Director Robin Hutcheson about an overhaul of how paid parking works around the city. We’ll also hear about her work on transit initiatives (namely the Hive Pass) and more.

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