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Utah ‘Revenge Porn’ Law May Apply to Anonymous Photo Leaks

(KCPW News) The Internet has been abuzz lately over a recent hacking scandal involving the theft and distribution of intimate celebrity photos. According to reports, a group of hackers conspired to target specific celebrities—all female—and so far they’ve successfully leaked private, nude images of 17 individuals. The anonymous thieves claim to have sexually explicit content […]

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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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Lawmakers Explore Public Lands Options

(KCPW News) A legislative commission met at Utah’s capitol on Wednesday morning to discuss the state’s legal options in a potential struggle over public lands. Members of the Commission for the Stewardship of Public Lands vented their frustration with the federal government’s handling of public lands in the state, while exploring how a state transfer […]

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Former Attorneys General Swallow and Shurtleff Arrested

(KCPW News) Two former Utah Attorneys General were arrested on Tuesday morning on charges ranging from engaging in a pattern of illegal activity to receiving bribes. KCPW’s Roger McDonough has the story. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (8.1MB)

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Consultant to Prison Relocation Commission: Communication is Key

(KCPW News) A legislative commission tasked with finding a new location for Utah’s state prison has a lot to consider when it comes to finding the perfect site: proximity to hospitals or schools, whether to use private or public land, environmental impacts, and many other factors. But MGT of America, the consulting firm hired to […]

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