Behind the Headlines

5/2/2014: Tweet Controversy, New Liquor Law, UTOPIA, BLM and Streetcars


A state lawmaker’s tweet about the NAACP spurs outcry. A new law will allow Utah liquor licenses to be bought and sold. An Australian firm wants to take over the debt-ridden UTOPIA network, but a $20 monthly fee is raising eyebrows. The Salt Lake City Council wants to go slow on a streetcar plan. The BLM wants to shut an ATV protest. And tapes reveal details of the relationship between Jeremy Johnson and two former attorneys general.

Tribune reporters Robert Gehrke, Tony Semerad, Kristen Moulton and Chris Smart join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to process the week’s headlines.

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