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    Trib Talk: Geeking out on Thanksgiving with ‘Penguins of Madagascar,’ ‘Horrible Bosses 2’ and more
    After you’ve gorged yourself and passed out from the tryptophan in your turkey, get your geek on with “Penguins of Madagascar,” “The Theory of Everyth...
    Updated Nov 26 2014 12:41 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Going local on your Thanksgiving table
    Utah’s harvest won’t give you cranberries, but you can find many locally produced Thanksgiving staples including turkeys, root veggies and wine. On T...
    Updated Nov 25 2014 04:44 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker
    As newly-sworn-in president of the National League of Cities, Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker intends to push for a law requiring online businesses ...
    Updated Nov 24 2014 12:48 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah Lit: 'The Lost Book of Mormon' by Avi Steinberg live chat at 12:15 p.m.
    From the streets of Jerusalem to the jungles of Central America, writer Avi Steinberg sets off on a quest to explore the sites described in the Book o...
    Updated Nov 21 2014 05:16 pm   |     |   Share
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    Behind the Headlines: Immigration, 70 mph speed limits and new rules for Uber, Lyft streams at 9 a.m.
    Utahns react to President Obama’s action on immigration. Law enforcement weighs in on a plan to bump freeway speed limits to 70 mph. Salt Lake City co...
    Updated Nov 21 2014 05:16 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Obama’s immigration reform plan
    President Barack Obama will announce his plans to revamp the nation’s immigration system, a move that irks many in Congress but which reform advocates...
    Updated Nov 21 2014 05:11 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Regulating Lyft, Uber and other ride-sharing companies in Utah
    The Salt Lake City Council is considering new regulations for online ride-sharing services including Uber, Lyft and Sidecar, rules the companies say a...
    Updated Nov 21 2014 05:07 pm   |     |   Share
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    Universeity of Utah researcher Kerry Kelly was a guest on Trib Talk on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. Trib Talk: Why wood smoke is bad for air quality
    Homes heated with wood emit much more particulate pollution and volatile organic compounds than homes using natural gas, according to the Utah Divisio...
    Updated Nov 18 2014 12:16 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Finding a job to love
    What do employees want from a job? And how can business owners create environments that encourage employees and reward success? On Monday at 12:15 p....
    Updated Nov 17 2014 01:06 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Geeking out with ‘Dumb and Dumber To,’ ‘Constantine’
    Come geek out with Tribune movie critic Sean P. Means, TV critic Scott D. Pierce and resident geek Sheena McFarland as they discuss “Dumb and Dumber T...
    Updated Nov 14 2014 01:21 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Tearing Down the Zion Curtain
    Updated Nov 13 2014 04:44 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Utah, BYU hoopsters aiming high
    Ranked No. 25, University of Utah basketball hopes it’s nothing but net this season and last week’s 98-38 exhibition blowout over Pacific shows there ...
    Updated Nov 12 2014 03:24 pm   |     |   Share
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    Crystal Young-Otterstrom was a guest on Trib Talk on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014. Trib Talk: Can faithful Mormons be Democrats?
    After an LDS bishop questioned Sen. Harry Reid’s devotion to his Mormon faith because of his social agenda, the discussion quickly morphed into a long...
    Updated Nov 12 2014 03:24 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: ‘Mia Love: The Rise, Stumble & Resurgence of the Next GOP Star’
    Republican Mia Love made history on Election Day, becoming the first black Republican woman elected to Congress. But as Tribune reporters Matt Canham,...
    Updated Nov 10 2014 02:47 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Geeking out over ‘Interstellar,’ ‘Big Hero 6’ and ‘Doctor Who’ season finale
    Excited about the big movies opening this weekend? On pins and needles about the season finale of “Doctor Who?” So are we! Come geek out with Tribune ...
    Updated Nov 07 2014 12:59 pm   |     |   Share
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    Behind the Headlines: What happened Tuesday?
    The second time is the charm for Republican Mia Love, who clinched the 4th Congressional seat Tuesday. Utah’s senior senator will become the GOP’s sen...
    Updated Nov 07 2014 08:40 am   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Utah autism research finds new genetic clues
    Utah has a high incidence of autism — that’s nothing new. But did you know that the University of Utah is one of the universities at the forefront of...
    Updated Nov 07 2014 08:28 am   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Election 2014 analysis
    From Congressional candidates to state legislators to the local school board, the votes are in and the people’s voice has been heard. On Wednesday at ...
    Updated Nov 05 2014 01:38 pm   |     |   Share
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    Former Salt Lake City Councilman Dale Lambert was a guest on Trib Talk on Monday Aug. 4, 2014. Trib Talk: New home for Hoberman Arch of Olympics fame?
    The sometimes colorful mechanical “eye” of the 2002 Winter Games has closed shut for the time being. The Hoberman Arch was dismantled last week from i...
    Updated Aug 04 2014 01:39 pm   |     |   Share
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    Behind the Headlines: Shurtleff/Swallow go to court, solar fee proposed
    Former Utah Attorneys General Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow make their first court appearance. The Utah Public Service Commission considers a fee fo...
    Updated Aug 01 2014 08:59 am   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk taking a break this week; returns July 21
    Trib Talk, The Salt Lake Tribune’s daily online chat with newsmakers on Utah issues, is taking a break this week. It will return on Monday, July 21. Y...
    Updated Jul 29 2014 08:02 am   |     |   Share
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    Behind the Headlines: Shurtleff texts, immigration reform, Jordan District split
    Text exchanges between former Attorney General Mark Shurtleff and a former aide highlight ethical differences. A new poll shows Utahns want immigratio...
    Updated Jul 11 2014 08:42 am   |     |   Share
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    Tribune features editor Anna Cekola was a guest on Trib Talk on Friday July 11, 2014. Trib Talk: ‘Damn These Heels,’ ‘Wicked,’ other weekend highlights
    A full smorgasbord of entertainment options awaits Utahns this weekend, from the SLC Jazz Festival to “Wicked” to the return of cult film director Tre...
    Updated Jul 11 2014 12:51 pm   |     |   Share
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    Michael Sullivan of the Utah Governor's Office of Economic Development was a guest on Trib Talk on Thursday July 10, 2014. Trib Talk: Should Utah ditch Daylight Saving Time?
    As per legislative mandate, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development asked Utahns what they think about Daylight Saving Time. So far, nearly 20,0...
    Updated Jul 10 2014 01:20 pm   |     |   Share
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    Rachel Wootton was a guest on Trib Talk on Wednesday July 9, 2014. Trib Talk: Fighting over the U.’s fight song
    Last week, University of Utah president David Pershing amended the school’s century-old fight song, altering several phrases deemed outdated and sexis...
    Updated Jul 09 2014 12:48 pm   |     |   Share
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    Mark Clemens was a guest on Trib Talk on Tuesday Aug. 12, 2014. Trib Talk: A new national monument in southern Utah?
    A letter by 14 senators urges President Barack Obama to designate 1.8 million acres in southeastern Utah as a new national monument, an idea that envi...
    Updated Sep 17 2014 01:52 pm   |     |   Share
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    Dr. Brandon Webb was a guest on Trib Talk on Thursday Aug. 7, 2014. Trib Talk: Utah, BYU, USU football preview
    College football revved up this week, complete with a three-position makeover at Utah, worries about running backs at BYU and continued high hopes for...
    Updated Aug 08 2014 12:59 pm   |     |   Share