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Behind the Headlines: Utah reacts to Scalia, medical marijuana boosters look to the ballot, school supe resigns (2/19/16)


Utah Republicans urge President Obama to wait on appointing a replacement for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. The LDS Church again weighs in on religious freedoms and LGBT rights. Medical marijuana backers want to put the issue to the voters. Author Terry Tempest Williams buys land near Arches National Park in protest of fossil-fuel drilling. And Utah’s public school system loses yet another superintendent.

On Friday at 9 a.m., Tribune reporters Jennifer Dobner, Brian Maffly, Robert Gehrke and Thomas Burr along with health, education and environment editor Rachel Piper join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about the week’s top news stories.

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