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Political Cornflakes: Senator Lee in Colorado Senate Race?

(KCPW News) Senator Mike Lee represents Utah, but his name was brought up this week in the Colorado Senate race. So what’s Lee’s connection to that race? 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 […]

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Governor: Stericycle Under Investigation in Utah

(KCPW News) After months of pressure from local environmental groups, Governor Gary Herbert announced three new investigations into possible infractions by medical incinerator Stericycle. Wednesday’s announcement comes just a week after an anonymous former employee of Stericycle made claims of wrongdoing in a video interview. A statement from the governor’s office revealed that the Utah […]

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What the Zoo, Arts, and Parks Tax does for Salt Lake City and County

The SL County Zoo Arts and Parks program began in 1996 and requires renewal by voters. Today on the show we’ll hear from Salt Lake County ZAP Program Director Vicky Bourns, from Strategies 360′s Carter Livingston, and frp, Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams about the role of the ZAP program in our community. Podcast: […]

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The Rundown: Groundwater Depletion a Threat to Western U.S.

Today on the program we revisit conversation about the depletion of groundwater from beneath the Colorado River Basin. That draw-down is happening so quickly that long term water security in the West is threatened. So said Rundown guests Stephanie Castle, a water resource specialist at the University of California Irvine, and Jay Famiglietti, a senior […]

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Bishop, McAleer Spar Over Washington Gridlock

(KCPW News) The Utah Debate Commission set out on its maiden voyage Tuesday night in Ogden. The commission held its very first debate—a fast-paced exchange between Rep. Rob Bishop and challenger Donna McAleer. The two candidates are vying for Utah’s First District in the U.S. House of Representatives. For a recap of the debate, here’s […]

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