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The road to RICO Brand with Jorge Fierro

The Bottom Line – Jorge Fierro is the founder and CEO of RICO Brand, a company that makes a line of gourmet ready-to-eat Mexican products sold in grocery stores in the Mountain West region. Getting his start at the Downtown Salt Lake Farmer’s Market in 1997, Jorge has grown RICO Brand into a multimillion-dollar business and […]

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Civility in Politics: Resilience of American Institutions

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — Today, we feature the second part of a 2-Part panel discussion entitled Civility in Politics: Resilience of American Institutions. In part one, the panel addressed the challenges of incivility within today’s political and civil discourse. Part two features a look at both the historical and contemporary resilience of American institutions in […]

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The future of this year’s ballot initiatives, Utah County voting woes, and more

The dust is settling after the 2018 midterm elections. What does the future hold for the citizen ballot initiatives that passed? Plus, President Donald Trump lashes out at Rep. Mia Love. And Utah remembers North Ogden Mayor Brent Taylor, who was killed in an insider attack in Afghanistan. At 9 a.m. Friday, Salt Lake Tribune […]

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In the Hive special feature: political scientist Matthew Burbank on Proposition 2 and the compromise legislation

In the Hive–On last week’s episode of the show, University of Utah political scientist Matthew Burbank spoke with host Emily Means about how public opinion of medical cannabis has changed over time. In this excerpt from their conversation, Burbank addresses the relationship between Proposition 2 and the compromise legislation drafted by Utah’s political players and […]

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Small group protests AG Jeff Sessions in Utah

A dozen people rallied on the steps of the Utah Capitol Wednesday, in protest of United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Sessions addressed a room full of law enforcement officers, as well as Gov. Gary Herbert and Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes, about Project Safe Neighborhoods, a program that was revitalized by the Trump Administration […]

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