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Salt Lake City mayoral race heats up

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Lawmakers take cannabis private, rents continue to rise despite new construction, and those pesky scooter riders

Lawmakers vote to take cannabis dispensing out of the state’s hands. Rents continue to rise, despite a boom in apartment construction. And

Vaping wafts into politics, justice system exonerations and medical cannabis changes

Following a spate of vaping-related illnesses, Sen. Mitt Romney suggests a recall of e-cigarettes, a Utah man is exonerated in a sexual

Money will be diverted from Hill Air Force Base to pay for Trump’s border wall and an immigrant-rights activist facing deportation is seeking asylum

President Trump diverts $54 million from Utah military projects to fund his border wall. Facing deportation, an immigrant-rights activist seeks asylum. And

KCPW Presents: “BBC Documentary – Ground Shift: The Farming Revolution” (9/6/19)

Episode one: Survival and Online Anna Jones explores the challenges facing family farms in the American Midwest and Australian Outback, and how

Salt Lake City Council approves Inland Port incentive, United Nations conference in Salt Lake

This week in news: the Salt Lake City Council approves a tax incentive for a developer to build on 3,000 acres inside

KCPW presents: “The Working Tapes of Studs Terkel” (8/30/19)

In the early 1970’s, author Studs Terkel went around the country with a reel-to-reel tape recorder interviewing people about their jobs. The

Former state Rep. Ken Ivory leaves state Legislature

Mitt Romney says states should take the lead on new gun laws. Ken Ivory resigns his legislative seat to work for a

Utah primary elections, campus safety and Overstock CEO’s Russia involvement

Erin Mendenhall and Luz Escamilla advance to the next round in the Salt Lake City mayor’s race. The University of Utah implements

Jon Huntsman resigns as ambassador to return home for potential governor run

Utah’s federal lawmakers respond to the latest mass shootings in America, including Rep. Chris Stewart voicing support of “red flag” laws. Jon