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Downtown Parking Made Easier During Holiday Season

Downtown Salt Lake City is gearing up for what they expect to be a busy holiday season. With new shopping attractions and holiday events, city leaders are working to make downtown parking more accessible.  Robin Hutchinson, Transportation Director for Salt Lake City, says along with the traditional parking pay stations, the city is offering a…

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Legislature Releases Redistricting Records to the Public

More than a year after a request by the Utah Democratic Party, the Utah Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel have released more than 14,000 documents relating to the 2011 redistricting process.  Democratic Party Chair Jim Dabakis says the party feels vindicated after paying thousands of dollars in legal fees in an attempt to…


Utah Sees Surge in Hiring

Those looking for work in Utah could be in luck. A new study released by the Utah Department of Workforce Services shows a statewide increase in job openings. KCPW’s Charlotte Duren reports.

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SLCPD Test Body-Worn Video Cameras

The next interaction you have with police in Salt Lake City could be recorded. The city’s police department is testing new body-worn video cameras that allow officers to record daily interactions with citizens. Detective Bill Silver says the cameras have the potential to alleviate courtroom disputes. “We’ve actually found that in 95 to 97 percent…


Diabetes Research and Advocacy Groups Unite Against Disease

The American Diabetes Association and Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation joined forces with the Utah Department of Health today (Wednesday) on World Diabetes Day to raise awareness of the growing pandemic. Laura Western, Executive Director of the Utah Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation says more than 177,000 Utah residents live with type 1 or…

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U of U Scientist Tracks Expanding Universe

For the first time scientists are measuring the expansion of the universe 3 billion years after what is called the “big bang.” Kyle Dawson, Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Utah and co-author of the study, says the universe’s rate of expansion is speeding up and can be seen by measured…

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