Behind the Headlines

Romney retires; housing tanks and Utah keeps changing

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Sen. Mitt Romney tours the headquarters of Teal Drones in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2023.

Mitt Romney announces he won’t run for the Senate again in 2024. Housing markets are the least affordable in Utah history. And new census data shows how the state is changing.

At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt Lake Tribune reporters Tony Semerad and Megan Banta, along with news columnist Robert Gehrke, join Utah Public Radio’s Tom Williams to talk about the week’s top stories.

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