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    Trib Talk: ‘Captain America: Civil War,’ Brewvies and ‘Game of Thrones’
    On Friday at 12:15 p.m., Tribune music writer Cathy Reese Newton, food writer Kathy Stephenson and TV critic Scott D. Pierce join movie critic Sean P....
    Updated May 05 2016 10:02 pm   |     |   Share
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    Behind the Headlines: Trump as the nominee, Bennett dies, Biskupski’s vision and Tempest Williams resigns
    Local Republicans contemplate what Donald Trump as the GOP presidential nominee means for Utah voters in November. Former Sen. Bob Bennett dies at age...
    Updated May 06 2016 08:33 am   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: What’s a Utah Republican to do about Trump?
    Just 14 percent of Utahns supported Donald Trump in the state's GOP caucus in March, but now Trump is the presumptive GOP presidential nominee. What's...
    Updated May 05 2016 11:35 am   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Mayor Biskupski’s first 100 days
    How would you grade Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski’s first 100 days in office? On Wednesday at 12:15 p.m., Salt Lake City Council members Lis...
    Updated May 04 2016 06:05 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Down and out in West Oakland
    Many of the down-and-out residents of a West Oakland, Calif., neighborhood rely on a local recycling center to turn trash into cash. But their livelih...
    Updated May 03 2016 12:17 pm   |     |   Share
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    Behind the Headlines: Victims and BYU’s Honor Code, Johnson bests Herbert, charter students get less money
    Survivors of sexual assault at BYU say their attackers used the school’s Honor Code against them. Republican gubernatorial candidate Jonathan Johnson ...
    Updated Apr 29 2016 09:43 am   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk live now: How would a Bears Ears monument affect tribes?
    While 26 American Indian tribal nations stand firmly behind designating the Bears Ears region a national monument, some worry monument status would li...
    Updated Apr 26 2016 12:15 pm   |     |   Share
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    Behind the Headlines: Protesters at BYU, Bears Ears and a Tribune sale
    Protesters deliver a petition with more than 90,000 signatures to BYU, asking to amend the school’s Honor Code policies to protect victims of sexual a...
    Updated Apr 22 2016 07:35 am   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: ‘Game of Thrones,’ the Winter Market and ‘The Huntsman’
    On Friday at 12:15 p.m., Tribune TV critic Scott D. Pierce and food writer Kathy Stephenson join movie critic Sean P. Means to talk about how winter i...
    Updated Apr 22 2016 12:16 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: A 'big' earthquake is coming — but when, and how bad will it be?
    The “Big One” is coming, experts say, and they predict that a massive earthquake would be more dangerous than previously anticipated for people living...
    Updated Apr 21 2016 12:15 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Huntsman family to buy The Salt Lake Tribune
    The Huntsman family has agreed to buy The Salt Lake Tribune. Wednesday at 12:15 p.m., we'll talk with editor Terry Orme and reporter Tony Semerad abou...
    Updated Apr 20 2016 12:19 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Sexual assaults and BYU’s Honor Code Office
    Multiple students at Brigham Young University who reported sexual assaults said they were also scrutinized by the school’s Honor Code Office, investig...
    Updated Apr 19 2016 11:38 am   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Meat and cheese class
    On Friday at 12:15 p.m., Caputo’s Deli CEO Matt Caputo joins Tribune food writer Kathy Stephenson to talk about the flavorful stories behind some chee...
    Updated Apr 15 2016 12:26 pm   |     |   Share
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    Behind the Headlines: Sexual assault at BYU, the GOP’s signature debacle, SLC travel restrictions
    Several Brigham Young University students say reports of sexual assault are routinely funneled to the school’s Honor Code Office. The Utah Republican ...
    Updated Apr 15 2016 09:24 am   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: What does the future hold for The Tribune?
    State Sen. Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake City, says he and four others want to buy The Salt Lake Tribune, even as the owners of The Tribune and Deseret New...
    Updated Apr 14 2016 12:44 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Rape-kit backlog
    Two years after officials pushed to speed up analyzing rape kits, a new study shows Utah still lags behind when it comes to processing forensic eviden...
    Updated Apr 13 2016 12:52 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Polygamy and the ‘Sister Wives’ case
    A federal appeals court has overturned a challenge to Utah’s anti-polygamy law, dealing a blow to the Brown family of “Sister Wives” reality TV fame. ...
    Updated Apr 12 2016 12:52 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Tribune legendary reporter Tom Wharton
    From covering the drama of high school sports for five decades to celebrating Utah’s backwater diners, every part of Tom Wharton’s career at The Salt ...
    Updated Apr 11 2016 11:35 am   |     |   Share
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    Behind the Headlines: Judge says signature path to ballot is constitutional, polygamist leader to stay in jail, former Jazz coach Sloan reveals health problems
    A judge says it is constitutional for candidates to gather signatures to get on the ballot. Polygamist leader Lyle Jeffs will stay in jail as he await...
    Updated Apr 08 2016 08:06 am   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk live now: Is Salt Lake County recorder’s office in good shape?
    Questions about the mental health of Salt Lake County recorder Gary Ott have led to an audit of the recorder’s office. On Wednesday at 12:15 p.m., Sal...
    Updated Apr 07 2016 12:15 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk live now: Utah’s widening gender wage gap
    Utah women make 67 cents for every dollar earned by a man, the second-largest gender wage gap in the nation, according to a new report. On Wednesday ...
    Updated Apr 06 2016 12:16 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Jeremy Johnson - ensconced in this office preparing for his trial, Thursday, February 4, 2016. He and and two others go on trial Monday, on 86 federal charges. Trib Talk: The fallout from Jeremy Johnson’s fraud case
    Last week, a jury cleared St. George businessman Jeremy Johnson of dozens of fraud charges, but it found the online entrepreneur guilty of submitting ...
    Updated Mar 29 2016 11:28 am   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Porn and public health
    Is pornography a public health crisis? On Monday at 12:15 p.m., University of Utah social work professor Rob Butters, pornography opponent Dawn Hawkin...
    Updated Mar 28 2016 11:28 am   |     |   Share
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    (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Celebrity guests take the stage during a press conference on the opening day of the FanX convention in the grand ballroom of the  Salt Palace, including Buzz Aldrin (far right). Thursday, March 24, 2016. Trib Talk: FanX, ‘Batman v. Superman’ and the symphony
    On Friday at 12:15 p.m., Tribune food writer Kathy Stephenson, music reviewer Cathy Reese Newton and TV critic Scott D. Pierce join movie critic Sean ...
    Updated Mar 25 2016 12:27 pm   |     |   Share
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    Behind the Headlines: Politics, politics, politics
    Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz win big in Utah’s presidential caucuses. The Utah GOP’s experimental online voting system sees maj...
    Updated Mar 25 2016 08:59 am   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: What Utahns said through the caucuses
    On Wednesday at 12:15 p.m., Utah Democratic Party Chairman Peter Corroon, former Utah GOP Chairman and RNC member Bruce Hough and Tribune government r...
    Updated Mar 23 2016 11:34 am   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk live now: FanX, ‘Dancing with the Stars’ and ‘The Passion’
    On Friday at 12:15 p.m., music critic Catherine Reese Newton and TV critic Scott Pierce join movie critic Sean P. Means to talk about the in-town geek...
    Updated Mar 19 2016 05:32 pm   |     |   Share
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    Behind the Headlines: Politics, rape allegations and SLCPD
    Utah Sens. Mike Lee and Orrin Hatch say they’ll block President Barack Obama’s nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court. Presidential candidates make campaig...
    Updated Mar 19 2016 05:32 pm   |     |   Share
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    Gov. Gary Herbert Trib Talk: Gov. Gary Herbert on presidential politics, legislative session and your questions
    On Thursday at 12:15 p.m., Gov. Gary Herbert joins Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk bills, vetoes and election year politics. Watch this online video ch...
    Updated Mar 17 2016 12:17 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: The early days of Relief Society
    Women in the early years of the LDS Church administered healing blessings, debated polygamy and explored their place in the ministry, according to a n...
    Updated Mar 16 2016 12:17 pm   |     |   Share