Behind the Headlines

‘Behind the Headlines’: Gun laws, arrest video, public-lands suit, firework pollution (7/8/16)


Utah’s members of Congress show little interest in the creation of new gun laws. A video showing a police officer hitting a woman during her arrest prompts a departmental investigation by Salt Lake City Police Chief Mike Brown and an outside investigation by Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill. The Campaign for Accountability calls for an audit of legislative expenditures for representatives in Utah’s land-transfer lawsuit. And the summer holidays bring fireworks-induced air pollution into the valley.

On Friday at 9 a.m., Salt Lake Tribune reporters Mariah Noble, Matt Canham and Thomas Burr, as well as health, education and environment editor Rachel Piper and columnist Paul Rolly, join Roger McDonough to talk about the week’s top stories.

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KCPW and The Salt Lake Tribune present a fresh way for Utahns to process the headlines. Behind the Headlines, a live weekly broadcast, examines the week’s top local stories through the eyes of reporters on the beat. Produced by KCPW Studios
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