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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 5 or older. Booster doses are now available for all vaccine brands. Anyone 18 or older who received their […]

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A new variant, censorship accusations, Utah’s redlining consequences

Nine books are removed from libraries in one school district — prompting accusations of censorship. Scientists work to better understand the omicron variant of the coronavirus, and to better predict its impacts on the pandemic. And a look at how discriminatory housing practices from Utah’s past carry through to the present day. At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt Lake Tribune […]

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The Omicron variant, Supreme Court abortion arguments and a potential mine in Parleys Canyon

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 Gochnour receiving the ATHENA Leadership Award from the Utah Chamber, border restrictions after the Omicron variant, pandemic fatigue in Utah and arguments before […]

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Thanksgiving, vaccines, gas prices and more

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 COVID-19 amidst the holidays, Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes and Rep. Mike Schultz testing positive for COVID and the jury verdicts in […]

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Shelter angst, transgender sports, ballet dispute and COVID boosters

A “frustrated” Salt Lake City Council authorizes a winter overflow shelter for the homeless at a location on the west side. A legislative proposal seeks to require transgender girls to change their birth certificates before joining female high school sports. The University of Utah’s ballet program vows reform after former students describe body shaming, racist comments and intimidation. And Utah expands […]

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