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KCPW Presents: The Front Lines of COVID-19

This week on KCPW Presents, our reporting staff collected stories from a few people on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.

Utah’s response to COVID-19 and a 2020 legislative wrap-up

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says mass gatherings in the state should be limited to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. Two Utah Jazz players are

An honor code clarification, Utah’s coronavirus plan and the super tuesday primary

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints says same-sex romantic behavior is still “not compatible” with the rules at Brigham Young

Changes coming for Utah’s anti-gerrymandering law and the latest from the 2020 legislative session

A slew of news dropped this week from the Utah Legislature, including an abortion ban in waiting, a bill to criminalize protesting, a compromise on

Tier 3 fuels and air quality along the Wasatch Front

Three of Utah’s five refineries are now producing Tier 3 gasoline – gasoline that has a lower sulphur content than other fuels.

Senate Committee Passes Bill Developing Utah Medical Marijuana Program

A bill that would continue to develop Utah’s medical marijuana program passed unanimously out of the Senate Health and Human Services committee

Utah Legislative Committee Passes Predator Culling Bill

(KCPW News) On Tuesday, a Utah legislative committee voted to pass a bill that would give the Division of Wildlife Resources discretion

Community Curiosities: How were the dominant political parties adopted in Utah?

For this community curiosity, we dig into the legend of bishops for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints splitting congregations

Utah Legislative Leadership Ring-in 2020 Session with Praise and Warnings

(KCPW News) The 63rd Utah Legislature officially convened Monday with opening ceremonies in both the House of Representatives and the Senate. Leadership

In the Hive – The Enigmatic Protein

What do you know about diseases? Why should we invest money and resources into researching pandemics? Today on the show, we’ll explore