Behind the Headlines

Chris Stewart’s departure; LGBTW activist’s strategy; I-15’s widening; and Brigham’s drag-performing son

Rep. Chris Stewart confirms he is leaving Congress, citing his wife’s health concerns. Bigger freeways don’t cut traffic congestion, many studies show. What could Utah do with Interstate 15 instead? Utah LGBTQ activist Troy Williams aims to protect his community by breaking bread with GOP lawmakers. And Brigham Young’s drag-performing son skirted traditional norms and now stirs speculation. At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt…

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Both Sides of the Aisle

Debt ceiling deal, Rep. Chris Stewart’s resignation and upcoming Utah elections

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by John Dougall, Utah State Auditor, and on The Left by Shireen Ghorbani, former Salt Lake County Council member. The hosts discuss the debt ceiling agreement between the White House and House Republicans, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ presidential announcement, the death of Tina…

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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour

Cheap Speech: How Disinformation Poisons Our Politics and How to Cure It

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air Date: October 26, 2022) — This week on the program, a forum with election law expert Richard Hasen on his new book “Cheap Speech: How Disinformation Poisons Our Politics and How to Cure It.”  According to a survey performed by the Pearson Institute and AP-NORC, 91 percent of U.S. adults say…

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Behind the Headlines

Landslide threats, a Great Salt Lake update and a suicide-turned-homicide case

This week in Utah news: The first-appointed Great Salt Lake czar is heartened by the wet winter but says “we still have great cause for concern.” The latest on Davis County’s landslide risks. And a Utah man is charged with murder nearly 30 years after he told police his wife died by suicide. At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt Lake…

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Both Sides of the Aisle

G7 meeting in Hiroshima, the Durham report and Gov. Cox’s comments on immigration reform

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by John Dougall, Utah State Auditor, and on The Left by Shireen Ghorbani, former Salt Lake County Council member. The hosts discuss the meeting of the G7 countries in Japan, the Pentagon’s $3 billion accounting error, the debt ceiling, the recent congressional vote…

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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour

Wildfires & the West

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air Date: August 22, 2021) — This week on the program, a panel of experts looks at the worsening fire conditions in the western U.S. and discuss the efforts to mitigate wildfires in the region. During the summer of 2021, the Wasatch Front saw some of the worst air quality in…

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KCPW Presents

Living on the Edge: Voices of Poverty in America

Over a third of Americans lack sufficient savings to handle a $400 emergency. In this revealing public radio documentary, we consider the plight of tens of millions living on the edge of poverty in the United States. They may be among your family members or neighbors. Most of us hold misconceptions about who is struggling…

Both Sides of the Aisle

The end of Title 42, Trump’s CNN town hall and the new Great Salt Lake commissioner

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by John Dougall, Utah State Auditor, and on The Left by Shireen Ghorbani, former Salt Lake County Council member. The hosts discuss the ongoing fight over the debt ceiling, the end of Title 42, Sen. Dianne Feinstein returning to the Senate, the federal…

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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour

All Dried Up: How We Can Save the Great Salt Lake

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air Date: October 19, 2022) — This week on the program, a panel of experts discusses the future of the Great Salt Lake, the negative effects caused by its rapid drying and the efforts to conserve the lake and its waters. The political will to address the drying Great Salt…

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KCPW Presents

Brazen Presents: The Closer

This is a special edition of The Closer, a series from Project Brazen and PRX that shares the inside story of the deals that changed the world. In this episode, ‘The deal that made the world’s biggest airline,’ we reveal how a series of dramatic aviation deals brought about the shrinking legroom and extra charges…

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