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Protest Decries Police in SLC, Ferguson

(KCPW News) Demonstrators gathered on Thursday night in downtown Salt Lake to protest recent actions by police officers, here and across the

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 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

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

The Rundown: Author John de Graaf on What Really Makes Us Happy

Back in November, host Roger McDonough spoke with John de Graaf, Executive Director of the organization Take Back Your Time, as well as co-founder and

Political Cornflakes: Herbert Invites Some Senators Over, Congress Members Aren’t Popular, The GOP Still Loves Mitt

Last week, 14 U.S. Senators signed a letter written to President Obama, urging him to establish a new national monument in southern Utah.

The Rundown: Climatologist Michael Mann and the Politics of Carbon

Dr. Michael Mann is a well-known climatologist who helped pioneer methods to track global temperatures and the climate through the centuries. This breakthrough

Gay Marriage Advocate Says Supreme Court Should Decide Debate

(KCPW News) Just a few days ago, Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes and the state of Utah petitioned the Supreme Court to

The Rundown: Lisa Stoddard of the SLC VA Medical Center Discusses the Seriousness of Veteran PTSD

Last September, KCPW’s Roger McDonough sat down with Lisa Stoddard, who’s the suicide prevention coordinator for the Salt Lake City Veterans Affairs

ESA Spacecraft Successfully Arrives at Comet

(KCPW News) The European Space Agency’s Rosetta probe met up with comet 67P on Wednesday, which is impressive enough. But its mission