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Spencer Cox raises alarm about COVID surge, faces blowback after ‘extreme masker’ comment

(KCPW News – AUDIO follows text) Utah Gov. Spencer Cox on Tuesday raised an alarm about a surge in coronavirus cases in

Scientists Warn of Potential Ecosystem Collapse at Great Salt Lake

Researchers in Utah are raising the alarm about the potential collapse of the Great Salt Lake ecosystem as low water levels threaten

U of U Health reports blood clotting case with suspected J&J vaccine tie

(KCPW News) Doctors at University of Utah Health say they recently treated a man suspected of suffering from an extremely rare blood-clotting syndrome

Utah’s role in the pending overhaul of America’s nuclear missile program (part 2)

Today on “In the Hive,” the second part of a discussion about the overhaul of America’s land-based nuclear missile program. Utah’s Hill

Utah’s role in the pending $83 billion overhaul of America’s land-based nuclear missiles

Today on “In the Hive,” we’re discussing the role that Utah’s Hill Air Force Base is set to play in the overhaul

Resolution commemorating 2020 election passes Utah House – after significant changes

(KCPW News) A resolution recognizing Utah’s clerks and election workers for their efforts during the 2020 election cleared the Utah House of

Committee endorses extension for Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls task force

(KCPW News) A bill that would extend the life of a state task force on Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls

Bill that would prohibit transgender girls from competing in girls’ sports passes House committee

On Thursday, the House Education Committee voted to pass a bill that would ban transgender girls from competing in K-12 girls’ sports.

Homelessness, the affordable housing crisis, and tiny homes to the rescue?

Today on “In the Hive,” we return to the topic of homelessness in the Salt Lake Valley. We’ll ask a resident of

Senate bill seeks to reform troubled teen industry

The Senate Judiciary, Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Committee unanimously passed a bill that aims to reform youth residential treatment programs in