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Withdrawing from Afghanistan, MLB’s anti-trust exemption and Utah’s new homeless services coordinator

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by Sen. Dan McCay, R-Riverton, and on The Left by Shireen Ghorbani, former Salt Lake County Council member. They discuss President Biden’s plan to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan, the White House establishing a commission to study potential reforms to the Supreme Court […]

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COVID-19 Updates

KCPW is providing regular updates of the rapidly changing news on the novel coronavirus and its local impact. Check back here for info on cases, health restrictions, and more. Vaccines are currently available to Utahns age 16 or older. Contact your local health department to schedule a vaccination.

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State vs. Salt Lake City on masks, Weber on guns, and Deb Haaland visits monuments

The end of the statewide mask mandate is nigh. But Salt Lake City says not so fast. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland visits Utah as part of a review of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments. And Weber County commissioners declare their county a “Second Amendment sanctuary.” At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt Lake Tribune reporters Leia Larsen and […]

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Infrastructure investment, taxes, mask mandates and more

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by John Dougall, Utah’s state auditor, and on The Left by Shireen Ghorbani, former Salt Lake County Council member. They discuss the $2.3 trillion federal infrastructure plan, funding public investments, tax changes under the Biden administration and Sen. Mike Lee’s comments on […]

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Hydroxychloroquine, GOP harassment allegations and a Utah County power struggle

How state leaders tried to help a Draper pharmacist import hydroxychloroquine, even as experts warned the drug wasn’t useful in treating COVID-19, and could actually be dangerous. Multiple women accuse the communications head for the Salt Lake County Republican Party of harassment, leading to the resignation of the chair of the county’s GOP. And an alleged power grab […]

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