Behind the Headlines

Celeste Maloy’s GOP win; a new Great Salt Lake lawsuit; and an LDS purge

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Antelope Island, on the Great Salt Lake, on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2023.

Celeste Maloy wins in a tight Utah 2nd Congressional District GOP primaryGroups sue Utah, trying to save Great Salt Lake through the public trust doctrine. And 30 years after the “September Six” purge, would The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints do it again?

At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt Lake Tribune reporters Emily Anderson Stern, Leia Larsen and Peggy Fletcher Stack, along with news columnist Robert Gehrke, join host Utah Public Radio’s Tom Williams to talk about the week’s top stories.

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