Behind the Headlines

Health care workers under fire, booster shots, eviction funds and a lawmaker steps down


(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) David McCray administers a COVID-19 shot to a Salt Lake City west-sider Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021.
Utah health care workers say they’re tired of being on the receiving end of COVID-19 hostility. A pandemic data columnist offers an explainer on booster shots. Rep. Steve Christiansen announces his resignation from Utah Legislature. And the money eviction attorneys received from a pandemic relief fund meant to help renters.

At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt Lake Tribune reporters Bethany Rodgers and Andy Larsen, investigative journalist Eric S. Peterson, and news columnist Robert Gehrke join KCPW’s Roger McDonough to talk about the week’s top stories.

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