Behind the Headlines

Deluge, drought, anti-maskers and payday lenders


Devastating rainstorms don’t spell an end to Utah’s extreme drought. A Utah County official turns to a Facebook group to drum up anti-mask public comments. And some Utah payday lenders benefited from COVID-19 bailout funds — then turned around and sued people who couldn’t afford to make payments.

At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt Lake Tribune reporters Sean P. Means and Bethany Rodgers, along with news columnist Robert Gehrke, join KCPW’s Roger McDonough to talk about the week’s top stories.

Every Friday at 9 a.m., stream “Behind the Headlines” at, or tune in to KCPW 88.3 FM or Utah Public Radio for the broadcast. Join the live conversation by calling 801-355-TALK.

Behind the Headlines
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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