KSL at Night

The latest in news and politics with a range of hosts every night. KSL At Night gives a refreshing take on the day's news with each host bringing their unique perspective and expertise to the conversation.

Episodes

  • May 25, 2022

    Drone Deliveries Coming to Utah

    Hosts: Scott Simpson and Leah Murray

    Walmart has announced they will soon start delivering packages in Salt Lake City via drone. Martha Harris, KSL Newsradio Reporter comes on the show to give us the details.

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  • May 25, 2022

    Primary Preview: GA, TX, AL, MN

    Hosts: Scott Simpson and Leah Murray

    Today voters in Georgia, Texas, Alabama, Arkansas, and Minnesota are heading to the polls to vote in their primary races. Scott and Leah discuss what races we should look out for. 

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  • May 25, 2022

    Utah Debate Commission

    Hosts: Scott Simpson and Leah Murray

    The Utah Debate Commission announced the moderators for their Republican primary debates. The Utah GOP has previously encouraged candidates not to assist the debate, Devin Wiser, Executive Director of Walker Institute and Government Relations at Weber State University comes on the show to talk about what we should expect from the debates.

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  • May 25, 2022

    Is a Recession Looming?

    Hosts: Scott Simpson and Leah Murray

    A new Deseret News/Hinckley Institute of Politics survey finds while almost half of Utahns support the Fed’s actions to quell inflation, an overwhelming majority believe the strategy will fall short and are concerned an economic recession is still likely to occur in the coming year.

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  • May 25, 2022

    Monkeypox

    Hosts: Scott Simpson and Leah Murray

    The new Monkeypox outbreak is making headlines across the world as it continues to travel all over including possibly Utah. Scott and Leah go over what caused the outbreak, and producer Carlos Artiles Fortun joins in to talk about one of the outbreaks that happened in the Spanish town where he was born.

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  • May 25, 2022

    Free UTA to Help Ease Prices at the Pump

    Hosts: Scott Simpson and Leah Murray

    Governor Cox said at a news conference he is a big proponent of making mass transit free for everyone to help alleviate high gas prices. We call Carlton Christensen, Chairman of the board of Trustees for UTA to see if the solution is viable.

    We also call Utah Senate President Stuart Adams on why he disagrees with the governor and what he thinks would work better for Utahns.

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  • May 24, 2022

    Happiness Hotline

    Hosts: Leah Murray and Taylor Morgan

    Need a pick me up, life advice, or words of encouragement? The Weber School District has created a new Happiness Hotline, a free resource created by students and faculty for the community.

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  • May 24, 2022

    Operation Fly Formula

    Hosts: Leah Murray and Taylor Morgan

    The first shipment from Operation Fly Formula has arrived in the US, what else is the government doing to help with the baby formula shortage? Andy Field, ABC News Reporter, calls the show to discuss how much longer will the shortage last.

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  • May 24, 2022

    Primaries Fiasco

    Hosts: Leah Murray and Taylor Morgan

    Our hosts discuss the incidents facing some states' election ballot issues, and what they are doing to resolve these issues.

     

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  • May 24, 2022

    President Biden’s Trip to Asia

    Hosts: Leah Murray and Taylor Morgan

    President Biden is on a trip throughout Asia, today he met with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida in Tokyo. The president mentioned strengthening ties with Japan, and how the U.S. would react if China attacked Taiwan.

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  • May 24, 2022

    Title 42 Fight

    Hosts: Leah Murray and Taylor Morgan

    Today, the Biden Administration planned to end the COVID era border policy called Title 42. Last week a federal judge in Louisiana ruled the US government is not yet prepared to deal with the expected surge of migrants. Alex Stone, ABC Reporter calls in to give us the details.

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  • May 24, 2022

    The Economic Impact of the Olympic Games in Utah

    Hosts: Leah Murray and Taylor Morgan

    The University of Utah recently did a study on the economic impact of Utah holding an Olympics in 2030 would be. Natalie Gochnour, Director of the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute at the University of Utah, joins us to discuss the study.

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  • May 24, 2022

    Nominees Announced for Utah Supreme Court Vacancy

    Hosts: Leah Murray and Taylor Morgan

    The Appellate Judicial Nominating Commission has selected 7 nominees for a vacancy on the Utah Supreme Court. Attorney Greg Skordas joins to discuss how the process of selecting justice for the Utah Supreme Court works.

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  • May 24, 2022

    Gov. Cox First 500 Days in Office

    Hosts: Leah Murray and Taylor Morgan

    Governor Cox recently hit his 500 days into his office seat, our hosts go over some of his accomplishments, his roadmap ahead, and where he stands now with Utah voters.

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  • May 19, 2022

    Zion Canyoneering Anchor Replacement

    Hosts: Maura Carabello and Taylor Morgan

    There is a new push to replace many of the bolts and anchors at Zions National Park. Tom Jones and Tyler Miller, Professional Canyoneers come on to speak about why they need to be replaced.

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  • May 19, 2022

    Utah Skiing Sisters

    Hosts: Maura Carabello and Taylor Morgan

    We speak with Elisabeth and Mary Bocock, two Utah teenagers who were announced as nominees to the 2022-2023 US Alpine Ski Team, the youngest addition to the team. 

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  • May 19, 2022

    Race Relations in Utah

    Hosts: Maura Carabello and Taylor Morgan

    The country is still recovering from the horrific attack in Buffalo. We speak with Meligha Garfield, Director of the Black Cultural Center at the University of Utah to talk about race relations in Utah and what we need to do to understand one another better.

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  • May 19, 2022

    Is Trump hurting or helping?

    Hosts: Maura Carabello and Taylor Morgan

    Former President Donald Trump has endorsed many candidates over the country. How are his candidates doing and is he still in control of the MAGA movement?

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  • May 19, 2022

    Primary Results - ID, KY, NC, OR, and PA

    Hosts: Maura Carabello and Taylor Morgan

    There were some important primary races on Tuesday across the country, Taylor and Maura go over some surprises and close races from those races.

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  • May 19, 2022

    Special Election to fill vacancy: Rep. Travis Seegmiller

    Hosts: Maura Carabello and Taylor Morgan

    There is a very interesting special election happening in Washington County. Lesa Sandberg, Washington County Republican Party Chair calls in to talk about the election triggered by Rep. Travis Seegmiller stepping down.

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  • May 19, 2022

    Does the Utah GOP discriminate against Women?

    Hosts: Maura Carabello and Taylor Morgan

    The Utah Republican party now only allows candidates who win at the convention to use its valuable nonprofit postage rate and mailing lists. Making all other Republican candidates, including all the women running for federal office, have to pay thousands for their campaigns.

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  • May 19, 2022

    Death of the Blue Dogs

    Hosts: Maura Carabello and Taylor Morgan

    We are in the middle of many primary races across the nation, and it looks like many moderates from both sides are having a harder time winning. Ben McAdams, Former United States Representative calls in to talk about the Blue Dog Coalition, and why it is harder for Democrats to be elected when they are moderate.

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  • May 18, 2022

    UFO Hearings

    Hosts: Cate Klundt and Greg Skordas

    The Pentagon has compiled hundreds of additional reports of UFOs since last summer, including more “unidentified aerial phenomena.” ABC Reporter Andy Field comes on the show to give us the details on today’s hearing.

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  • May 18, 2022

    Are Legislators Keeping Secrets?

    Hosts: Cate Klundt and Greg Skordas

    Do the Utah GRAMA requests (Government Records Access and Management Act) need to be updated to follow the advances in technology?

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  • May 18, 2022

    Primaries in Pennsylvania and North Carolina

    Hosts: Cate Klundt and Greg Skordas

    Today, voters in Idaho, Kentucky, North Carolina, Oregon, and Pennsylvania are heading to the polls to vote in their primaries. We go over what races are worth watching.

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  • May 18, 2022

    Justice Thomas Breaks Silence

    Hosts: Cate Klundt and Greg Skordas

    Justice Clarence Thomas made new remarks at the Old Parkland Conference in Dallas, including comments on how the court will be changed forever. Our hosts go over what the Justice had to say.

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  • May 18, 2022

    President Biden’s Plan to Boost Housing Supply

    Hosts: Cate Klundt and Greg Skordas

    The White House has outlined a plan to boost housing availability and lower costs for renters and homeowners. Our hosts go over the plan, and why Utah might be ahead of the curb.

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  • May 18, 2022

    Calls for Gun Control

    Hosts: Cate Klundt and Greg Skordas

    After the multiple incidents over the weekend around the country, there are new calls for gun control legislation by the President and several legislators. Our hosts go over the proposals, including a bipartisan effort.

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  • May 18, 2022

    President Biden Visits Buffalo After Attacks

    Hosts: Cate Klundt and Greg Skordas

    President Biden visited Buffalo, New York, where over the weekend there was a terrorist attack where 10 people lost their lives. The hosts go over what the President had to say, and what the ‘Replacement Theory’ is.

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  • May 14, 2022

    What’s Happening in the Night Skies?

    Hosts: Cate Klundt and Leah Murray

    Scientists have captured the world’s first image of a black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy. Adam Johnston, Physics Professor at Weber State University calls in to explain why this discovery is important, and how Utahns can watch the blood moon this weekend.

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  • May 14, 2022

    Salt Lake Libraries Adult Scavenger Hunt

    Hosts: Cate Klundt and Leah Murray

    For the first time, the Salt Lake County Library System is hosting a 24-hour countywide adult scavenger hunt. Jeff Buydos, PR Coordinator for the Salt Lake County Library explains how the community can participate and win prizes.

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  • May 14, 2022

    Baby Formula Shortage

    Hosts: Cate Klundt and Leah Murray

    Many parents in the United States are dealing with a shortage of baby formula. ABC News Correspondent Brian Clark joins the show to talk about the reason there is a shortage, and what the legislators are doing to quickly solve the issue.

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  • May 14, 2022

    Should President Biden Seek Reelection?

    Hosts: Cate Klundt and Leah Murray

    Former White House adviser David Gergen said he does not believe President Biden should run for president again due to his age. Our hosts discuss if there should be an age limit to run for office.

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  • May 14, 2022

    Bitcoin in Free Fall

    Hosts: Cate Klundt and Leah Murray

    It looks like many of the popular cryptocurrencies are going through a rough time, hitting record lows. This comes after Fidelity Investments included Bitcoin as an option for retirement plans. Leah and Cate discuss the risks of using Bitcoin in your retirement.

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  • May 14, 2022

    Eliminating Sales Tax

    Hosts: Cate Klundt and Leah Murray

    During this year's legislative session, a bill was presented to eliminate grocery sales tax, but the bill did not pass. Now, Utah is one of 13 states that still includes groceries in their sales tax bases. Cate and Leah discuss why experts are skeptical that removing the tax would actually help low-income families.

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  • May 14, 2022

    Utah GOP to Host Their Own Debates

    Hosts: Cate Klundt and Leah Murray

    Today, the Utah Republican leadership has announced they will be holding their own primary debates. Carson Jorgensen, Utah Republican Chair calls in to give us the details. Cate and Leah also talk about how important debates can be, and how they can make or break a candidate.

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  • May 13, 2022

    Ministry of Truth

    Hosts: Leah Murray and Greg Skordas

    Utah Republican Congressman Burgess Owens has signed on to legislation to defund the Department of Homeland Security’s Disinformation Governance Board. Our hosts discuss why this new board is a bad idea for everyone.

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  • May 13, 2022

    Women Running for Office

    Hosts: Leah Murray and Greg Skordas

    There are many seats up for grabs this midterm election, but are we seeing enough women running to fill those seats? Our hosts go over why there are not more women running for public office.

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  • May 13, 2022

    Finland and Sweden Likely to Join NATO

    Hosts: Leah Murray and Greg Skordas

    Finland and Sweden look poised to join NATO soon. Andy Fields, ABC News Reporter calls the show to talk about what this means for Russia and tensions in Europe.

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  • May 13, 2022

    US Hits 1 Million Covid Deaths

    Hosts: Leah Murray and Greg Skordas


    President Biden and Governor Cox ordered flags on public buildings to be flown at half-staff. Alex Stone, ABC News Reporter comes to the show to discuss this staggering number.

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  • May 13, 2022

    Is Gmail costing Republicans Money?

    Hosts: Leah Murray and Greg Skordas

    A new study found Gmail was significantly more likely to flag fundraising emails from Republicans as spam. Other email companies were found to flag Democrats' emails. Our hosts go over the study.

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  • May 13, 2022

    Native American Boarding School Deaths

    Hosts: Leah Murray and Greg Skordas


    A study by the Interior Department found over 500 student deaths occurred in institutions supported by the U.S. Government to assimilate Indigenous children.

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  • May 13, 2022

    Gov. Cox Comments on Utah’s Abortion Trigger Law

    Hosts: Leah Murray and Greg Skordas

    Utah Governor Spencer Cox recently commented Utah should focus on prevention and support, not punishment. Greg and Leah get us up to date on the fallout of the Supreme Court leak.

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  • May 13, 2022

    20mph in SLC

    Hosts: Leah Murray and Greg Skordas

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  • May 12, 2022

    Boycotting Disney

    Hosts: Taylor Morgan and Maura Carabello

    Who would have predicted at the beginning of the year that one of the biggest foes for the Republican party would be the Disney corporation. Taylor and Maura discuss the latest attempts from the Republican party to punish Disney.

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  • May 12, 2022

    Little Cottonwood Canyon Project Pt. 2

    Hosts: Taylor Morgan and Maura Carabello


    On Tuesday we spoke with a pro-gondola representative for the Little Cottonwood Canyon project. Today, we discussed the issue with Craig Osterloh, President of Friends of Little Cottonwood Canyon, who favors a different solution.

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  • May 12, 2022

    Utah Legislator Resigns

    Hosts: Taylor Morgan and Maura Carabello

    This week we learned that southern Utah state Representative Travis Seegmiller has announced he plans to resign from the Utah Legislature this summer. Taylor and Maura discuss why he is stepping down and the strategy behind his decision.

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  • May 12, 2022

    Primaries Update

    Hosts: Taylor Morgan and Maura Carabello

    Another set of primaries was decided yesterday, we are slowly getting a picture nationwide of the candidates being chosen. Our hosts go over the results and what this means for the upcoming midterms.

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  • May 12, 2022

    Latest on Utah Lake

    Hosts: Taylor Morgan and Maura Carabello

    Greg Hughes, former State Representative and Speaker of the House, joins in to give us the latest details on the project to restore Utah Lake.

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  • May 12, 2022

    Utah Inland Port Authority

    Hosts: Taylor Morgan and Maura Carabello

    After two long years, the Utah Inland Port Authority held its first board meeting, with new members included. Jack Hedge, Executive Director of Utah Inland Port Authority, calls in to discuss the new projects they will be tackling and how they are planning to solve the supply chain issues

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  • May 12, 2022

    Utah GOP Encourages Candidates to hold on Debates

    Hosts: Taylor Morgan and Maura Carabello

    The Utah Republican leadership is encouraging its candidates not to participate in the Utah Debate Commission debates until issues are worked out between the two organizations. We are joined by Erik Nielsen, Executive Director, and Edgar Allen Co-chair of the Utah Debate Commission to figure out what they are doing about it.

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  • May 12, 2022

    Senator Kitchen Responds to Senator Lee

    Hosts: Taylor Morgan and Maura Carabello

    On Monday, Utah Senator Mike Lee announced he is calling for a new TV rating so parents can block their children from watching programs with “disturbing content,” including LGBTQ characters. We get Utah Senator Derek Kitchen on the show to talk about his public response as the only openly gay member of the Utah congress.

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  • May 11, 2022

    UFO Hearing at Capitol Hill

    Hosts: Scott Simpson and Cate Klundt

    The House Intelligence Committee’s subcommittee will hold a meeting on a key government report last year that revealed 144 unidentified aerial phenomena encounters from 2004 to 2021.

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  • May 11, 2022

    Little Cottonwood Canyon Project

    Hosts: Scott Simpson and Cate Klundt

    UDOT has delayed its solution to the Little Cottonwood Canyon traffic concerns until July. Dave Fields, President of Snowbird Resorts calls in to give us an update on the project.

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  • May 11, 2022

    President Biden on Inflation

    Hosts: Scott Simpson and Cate Klundt

    Today, President Biden had a press briefing to discuss inflation. Our hosts listen to clips from the President and discuss whether he is right to place blame on everyone but himself. The hosts also discuss where the economy is heading.

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  • May 11, 2022

    Utah’s New Clean Energy Project

    Hosts: Scott Simpson and Cate Klundt

    A new massive project is coming to Utah in the form of clean energy. It could be the world’s largest industrial green hydrogen production and storage facility. Thom Carter, executive director of the Governor’s Office of Energy Development calls in to talk about the project.

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  • May 11, 2022

    Free School Lunches Coming to an End

    Hosts: Scott Simpson and Cate Klundt

    Candidate for the US Senate Becky Edwards joins the show to talk about her race, she also responds to Ally Isom’s asking her to step down from the race. Our hosts also discuss the future of the race and are democrats already regretting backing McMullin.

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  • May 11, 2022

    The Fight to Beat the Incumbent Pt.3

    Hosts: Scott Simpson and Cate Klundt

    Candidate for the US Senate Becky Edwards joins the show to talk about her race, she also responds to Ally Isom’s asking her to step down from the race. Our hosts also discuss the future of the race and are democrats already regretting backing McMullin.

     

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  • May 10, 2022

    New Utah Guidance to School on Library Books

    Hosts: Maura Carabello and Taylor Morgan

    Utah’s Attorney General has issued new guidance to schools regarding existing laws surrounding books in school libraries. We bring Representative Ken Ivory, Sponsor of HB374, a bill that pass this year making the guidelines mandatory.

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  • May 10, 2022

    Stocks Are Tumbling

    Hosts: Maura Carabello and Taylor Morgan

    Recently we saw one of the biggest drops in stocks we have seen so far this year. Christian Vom Lehn (vum lane), Assistant Professor of Economics at BYU joins the show to explain what is happening in the stock market and how it will affect Utahns.

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  • May 10, 2022

    Primaries Update - What do they Mean?

    Hosts: Maura Carabello and Taylor Morgan

    Some states have begun their primary elections, our hosts discuss what the results mean as we look at the bigger picture in the upcoming midterm elections.

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  • May 10, 2022

    Jill Biden's Surprise Visit to Ukraine

    Hosts: Maura Carabello and Taylor Morgan

    In an unprecedented move over the weekend, First Lady Jill Biden visited western Ukraine, holding a surprise Mother’s Day meeting with first lady Olena Zelenska to show U.S. support.

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  • May 10, 2022

    Mike Lee Wants New Warnings on Children’s Shows

    Hosts: Maura Carabello and Taylor Morgan

    Utah Senator Mike Lee is joining four other Republicans for a new TV rating so parents can block their children from watching programs with “disturbing content,” including LGBTQ characters.

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  • May 10, 2022

    Utah’s Gerrymandering Lawsuit

    Hosts: Maura Carabello and Taylor Morgan

    We get an update on the lawsuit filed against the Utah Legislature by the League of Women Voters of Utah, Mormon Women for Ethical Government claiming Utah’s congressional redistricting amounted to an unconstitutional gerrymander. David Reymann, Attorney for Plaintiffs comes on the show to talk about the case.

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  • May 10, 2022

    Mitt Romney on Border Security

    Hosts: Maura Carabello and Taylor Morgan

    Utah Senator Mitt Romney called out Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas for failing to secure the U.S. border with Mexico, is he right in his criticism? What will Democrats do on the border?

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  • May 10, 2022

    Supreme Court Leaks - What‘s Next

    Hosts: Maura Carabello and Taylor Morgan
    Our hosts discuss the recent leaks on the Supreme Court, what it means for the court, and a new report on who the leaker might be. 

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  • May 3, 2022

    Ministry of Truth

    Hosts: Maura Carabello and Taylor Morgan

    This week the Biden administration’s Department of Homeland Security announced the launch of a Disinformation Governance Board to try to counter the spread of false information. Our hosts discuss whether this move sends the right message.

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  • May 3, 2022

    White House Correspondent Dinner

    Hosts: Maura Carabello and Taylor Morgan

    The White House Correspondents’ Association returned this year with Trevor Noah as its host. Both President Biden and Trevor Noah made some zingers and also hit some serious notes, underlining the importance of journalists speaking truth to power. We play some clips from the event.

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  • May 3, 2022

    Special Counsel to Investigate Hunter Biden

    Hosts: Maura Carabello and Taylor Morgan

    Republicans are calling for Attorney General Merrick Garland to appoint a special counsel to investigate the foreign business dealings of Hunter Biden. Utah Representative Chris Stewart and Blake Moore join the petition. We talk with Erin Rider, the GOP Challenger of Chris Stewart about her thoughts about this move and her platform.

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  • May 3, 2022

    Pelosi Visits Ukraine

    Hosts: Maura Carabello and Taylor Morgan

    Over the weekend House Speaker Nancy Pelosi went on a secret trip to Ukraine to meet with President Zelenskyy of Ukraine. Our hosts talk about what this trip represents, and what Speaker Pelosi had to say about her conversation with Zelenskyy.

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  • May 3, 2022

    The Fight to Beat the Incumbent Pt.2

    Hosts: Maura Carabello and Taylor Morgan

    Has Becky Edwards made a mistake by not getting on top of calls asking for her to resign? Our hosts discuss how the fight for the Senate seat is going.

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  • May 3, 2022

    Ukraine Refugees coming to Utah

    Hosts: Maura Carabello and Taylor Morgan

    Recently Governor Cox has called bringing in refugees from Ukraine “the right thing for our nation to do.” The U.S. is getting ready to receive thousands of Ukrainian refugees, Asha Parekh, Director of Utah Refugee Services Office joins us to talk about how Utah is getting ready.

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  • May 3, 2022

    Utah Republican Candidate Transphobic Comment Sparks a Contender

    Hosts: Maura Carabello and Taylor Morgan

    Utah Legislature candidate Trevor Lee, who defeated long-time incumbent Steve Handy made some comments regarding Governor Cox, and use a slur to describe transgender people. Representative Steve Handy calls in to discuss his reaction and whether he will run as a write-in candidate. Our hosts discuss Trevor Lee’s comments following the incident.

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  • April 28, 2022

    Delta to Pay Flight Attendants More

    Hosts: Marty Carpenter and Greg Skordas

    Delta Airlines recently announced flight attendants will see a price increase for their work during the boarding process. Our hosts talk about why Delta is the first airline to make that major announcement.

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  • April 28, 2022

    Presidential Pardons

    Hosts: Marty Carpenter and Greg Skordas

    President Biden recently gave his first presidential pardons, but what does a pardon do and what is the difference between executive clemency? Our hosts discuss the legal process of presidential pardons.

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  • April 28, 2022

    Utah’s Coordinated Action Plan for Water

    Hosts: Marty Carpenter and Greg Skordas

    Water continues to be of big concern for many Utahns. Governor Cox has a plan for the state to ensure a more resilient water future for Utah. Laura Hanson, State Planning Coordinator for the Governor's Office calls the show to discuss how the plan will benefit Utah.

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  • April 28, 2022

    Salt Lake City Winter Olympics

    Hosts: Marty Carpenter and Greg Skordas

    This week members of the International Olympic Committee are visiting Utah as the state hopes to be selected to host the Winter Olympics for 2030 and 2034. Fraser Bullock, President, and CEO of the Salt Lake City-Utah Committee for the games calls the show to give us an insight on the members' tour of the city.

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  • April 28, 2022

    The Fight to Beat the Incumbent

    Hosts: Marty Carpenter and Greg Skordas

    During the Republican state convention, incumbent Mike Lee looked to have the overwhelming support of the delegates. Becky Edwards and Ally Isom have said they are not stepping down to support the other candidate. We speak with Ally Isom on why she believes it should be Becky who should back down.

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  • April 28, 2022

    The Problem for Evan McMullin

    Hosts: Marty Carpenter and Greg Skordas

    Evan McMullin might have won the battle, but there is a long way to win the war. Our hosts discuss what the future might hold for him.

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  • April 28, 2022

    Democratic State Convention - Kael Weston

    Hosts: Marty Carpenter and Greg Skordas

    Did the Democrats make a mistake by not supporting their own candidate? We talk to Kael Weston about how he views the delegate's decision, and what it could mean for the future of the party.

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  • April 28, 2022

    Democratic State Convention

    Hosts: Marty Carpenter and Greg Skordas

    Over the weekend Democrats held their state convention which came with a big surprise after the delegates voted to support independent candidate Evan McMullen over their own candidate Kael Weston. Dianne Lewis, Chair of the Utah Democratic Party calls the show to debrief the convention.

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  • April 27, 2022

    Will Disney Move?

    Hosts: Scott Simpson and Cate Klundt

    Republicans in Florida have successfully removed Disney’s special tax status in Florida. Other states are trying to convince Disney to move their headquarters, but will Disney move, or is this just a political stunt?

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  • April 27, 2022

    Elon Musk Buys Twitter

    Hosts: Scott Simpson and Cate Klundt

    Elon Musks has successfully purchased social media giant Twitter. Many are worried about this move, our hosts discuss whether there is cause to panic.

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  • April 27, 2022

    CDC Fights the Mask Ruling

    Hosts: Scott Simpson and Cate Klundt

    After a judge in Florida struck down the CDC mask ruling for traveling, the Federal Government has vowed to fight against the ruling. Is this move beneficial for the current administration?

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  • April 27, 2022

    Ukraine Visit

    Hosts: Scott Simpson and Cate Klundt

    This past weekend Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin had a met with President Zelensky in a secret getaway in Kyiv. Our hosts discuss what the outcome of the meeting is.

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  • April 27, 2022

    No Dems Running for the Senate Seat

    Hosts: Scott Simpson and Cate Klundt

    At the Democrats state convention, independent candidate Evan Mullin successfully gained the support of Democrats against their own candidate Kael Weston. Our hosts discuss if this move will pay off for them.

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  • April 27, 2022

    GOP State Convention - Senator Daniel Thatcher

    Hosts: Scott Simpson and Cate Klundt

    One of the big surprises for many was the continued support Utah State Senator Daniel Thatcher received at the convention, even though he was one of the only Republicans who opposed the ban on the Trangendered Athletes bill. He calls the show to talk about why he believes Utah Republicans still gave him support.

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  • April 27, 2022

    GOP State Convention - Rep. John Curtis

    Hosts: Scott Simpson and Cate Klundt

    At the Republican convention, Utah Representative John Curtis took a risky move by not securing his nomination by gathering signatures. It paid off for him in the end, we speak to him about the outcome of the convention.

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  • April 27, 2022

    GOP State Convention

    Hosts: Scott Simpson and Cate Klundt

    It was a busy weekend in Utah politics. Republicans held their state convention, Carson Jorgensen, Utah GOP Chair calls the show to chat about how it went.

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  • April 15, 2022

    Elon Musk tries to Buy Twitter

    Hosts: Leah Murray and Greg Skordas

    Elon Musk rattled the world when he bought almost 10 percent of Twitter. Today he shocked the world again by announcing he has placed a bid to buy Twitter outright. Our hosts discuss why some people applaud the move, and why others are concerned.

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  • April 15, 2022

    January 6th Roundup

    Hosts: Leah Murray and Greg Skordas

    A number of different stories are breaking this week shedding some light on the legal ramifications of what happened on January 6th, 2021. Our hosts discuss the several legal challenges happening since the event.

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  • April 15, 2022

    Gerrymandering Lawsuit

    Hosts: Leah Murray and Greg Skordas

    There is a lawsuit against the Utah State Legislature for allegedly not following the law when they redrew the maps. David Reymann, Attorney at the Parr Brown Firm, calls the show to speak about the lawsuit.

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  • April 15, 2022

    Gerrymandering Nationwide

    Hosts: Leah Murray and Greg Skordas

    Gerrymandering, or the process by which we draw legislative district lines to guarantee an outcome, has been going on in this country for over two centuries. We call Katie Wright, Executive Director of Better Boundaries, to tell us how Gerrymandering is affecting districts across the nation. 

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  • April 15, 2022

    Water Turned Green in Bountiful

    Hosts: Leah Murray and Greg Skordas

    We are very lucky that in the state of Utah people can drink water right out of the faucet. But some residents in the Bountiful area might have noticed the water turn a little green. We invite Jerry Wilson, Bountiful City Water Department Assistant Director to tell us why the water is turning green and why it is safe to consume.

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  • April 15, 2022

    Brooklyn Subway Attack

    Hosts: Leah Murray and Greg Skordas

    On Tuesday, New York City’s morning commute was disrupted by a 62-year-old man, angry about the state of the world, unleashing smoke bombs and firing dozens of bullets on the subway. He is now in police custody, and the prosecution intends to charge him with terrorism. Brent Horn, Criminal Justice Professor at Weber State University calls the show to talk about what constitutes a terrorist act, and if he would fall under that term.

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  • April 15, 2022

    Homicide at the Salt Lake Airport

    Hosts: Leah Murray and Greg Skordas

    Last week there was an unfortunate incident at the Salt Lake City international airport. A man is accused of running over and killing his wife, his blood-alcohol level was nearly 3 times the legal limit. Our hosts discuss the nuances of the case.

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  • April 15, 2022

    The Jerrod Baum Trial

    Hosts: Leah Murray and Greg Skordas

    Jury deliberations began Thursday for the murder trial against Jerrod Baum. KSL NewsRadio Reporter Paul Nelson joins the show to talk about what happened during the trial.

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  • April 14, 2022

    New Law on Autocycles

    Hosts: Taylor Morgan and Cate Klundt

    Three-wheeled vehicles are not quite a car and not quite a motorcycle, they are designated as autocycles. During the legislature, a new bill was introduced to include a new steering device as part of autocycles. Utah Representative Kay Christofferson, the sponsor of the bill, calls the show to talk about it.

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  • April 14, 2022

    Utah State Flag Design

    Hosts: Taylor Morgan and Cate Klundt

    Utahns have until April 30 to submit their suggestions or ideas for a new state flag design. Our hosts discuss how the process is going and why Utah desperately needs a new state flag.

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  • April 14, 2022

    The Federal Election Commission Report

    Hosts: Taylor Morgan and Cate Klundt

    The FEC (Federal Commission Report) has released its first report on the federal candidates running for elections. Our hosts discuss the report, looking at donations and signatures gathered by each candidate in the House and Senate races to see who has the momentum so far.

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