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SLCPD Chief: Dillon Taylor Shooting Still Under Investigation

(KCPW News) In light of recent events in Ferguson, Mo., as well as the shooting incident involving a 20-year-old man and a Salt Lake City police officer, Chief Chris Burbank invited reporters to attend a question-and-answer session on Tuesday. Burbank spoke on a range of issues for nearly fifty minutes, but the question of when […]

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Salt Lake Co. Hopes to Boost Bicycle Commuting with New Projects

(KCPW News) Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams unveiled a plan to improve bikeways in the region on Thursday. The $800,000 initiative will add bicycle lanes to critical stretches of road, in an effort to better-connect sections of the county’s commuter bike network. Carlton Christensen, Salt Lake County Director of Regional Development, said the goal […]

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Political Cornflakes: Pleas for Calm in Ferguson; Labor Role for Former Utahn

(KCPW News) Lily Eskelson, a former Utah school teacher, is slated to head America’s largest labor union. What do we expect to hear from her in her new role? KCPW’s Roger McDonough posed that and other questions to Thomas Burr, Washington Correspondent for the Salt Lake Tribune and author of Political Cornflakes – a daily, […]

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Ride-Sharing Gaining Acceptance of SLC Officials

(KCPW News) You may not have heard of Lyft or Uber, but chances are, you could be using them sooner rather than later. Uber and Lyft are services that offer what is called ride-sharing—a way of coordinating transportation with private citizens via phone app. Ride-sharing is a growing trend across the country, and Salt Lake City […]

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Environmental Watchdog Says Diesel Used Illegally in Fracking

(KCPW News) A new report asserts that hundreds of oil and gas wells around the country have been pumping thousands of gallons of diesel into the ground without required federal permits as part of the so-called fracking” process. The report by the Environmental Integrity Project lists one such well in Utah’s Carbon County. But the […]

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