Behind the Headlines

Homeless couple’s heartfelt journey, Utahns’ economic views, Ute Tribe sues

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021.

This week in Utah news: Residents generally feel better about their finances and future than other Americans. The Ute Tribe alleges discrimination was behind a rejected bid to buy Tabby Mountain. And a Salt Lake City couple went from “living in a homeless camp on a mountainside with a newborn baby” to a home and steady work.

At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt Lake Tribune reporters Megan Banta, Brian Maffly and Sofia Jeremias, along with photographer Rick Egan, join Utah Public Radio’s Tom Williams to talk about the week’s top stories.

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