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    Heidi Thorn, CEO of Navitus Sustainable Industries was a guest on Trib Talk on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. Trib Talk: Would waste-to-energy plant be non-polluting?
    A San Jose-based company is proposing to build Utah’s first waste-to-energy plant, turning Sandy’s trash into electricity. But air quality advocates a...
    Updated Jan 26 2015 01:23 pm   |     |   Share
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    Behind the Headlines: Romney, Matheson, Lockhart and police civilian review boards
    Former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney explores a third run for the White House. Salt Lake City opens up police civilian review board reports t...
    Updated Jan 23 2015 09:05 am   |     |   Share
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    John Dehlin was a guest on Trib Talk on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. Trib Talk: John Dehlin on ‘Mormon Stories,’ apostasy
    Popular Mormon podcaster John Dehlin will face a church disciplinary council on Sunday to address allegations of apostasy. On Thursday at 12:15 p.m.,...
    Updated Jan 24 2015 05:51 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Speaker Becky Lockhart’s imprint on Utah
    At a public memorial on Thursday and funeral Friday, Utahns will honor Becky Lockhart, the first female speaker of the Utah House and veteran lawmaker...
    Updated Jan 21 2015 01:12 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox
    Key lawmakers have said they don’t favor Healthy Utah, Governor Herbert’s alternative to expanding Medicaid. But the administration isn’t giving up ho...
    Updated Jan 21 2015 07:41 am   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Weekend entertainment guide
    Tribune movie critic Sean P. Means, food writer Kathy Stephenson and television critic Scott Pierce talk Oscar nominations, Larry Wilmore’s late-night...
    Updated Jan 16 2015 01:16 pm   |     |   Share
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    Behind the Headlines: Outcry about officer-involved shootings, wood burning ban
    Two more officer-involved shootings raise questions about how law enforcement is trained to de-escalate confrontations. The public weighs in on bannin...
    Updated Jan 16 2015 09:01 am   |     |   Share
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    Curtis and Tera in Trib Talk: Same-sex attraction in a heterosexual marriage
    An online survey shows those in Mormon marriages such as those featured in TLC’s “My Husband Is Not Gay” are more prone to divorce and are more likely...
    Updated Jan 14 2015 01:00 pm   |     |   Share
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    Image from the body camera footage of the confrontation with James Dudley Barker Trib Talk: Cops and calming down confrontation
    A video of a recent fatal shooting by a Salt Lake City police officer shows how quickly conversations can escalate to violence. On Tuesday at 12:15 p...
    Updated Jan 13 2015 01:14 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Jeremy Harmon  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Downtown Salt Lake City is covered in an inversion layer Friday, Jan. 9, 2015. Trib Talk: Dealing with Utah’s dirty air
    The persistent thick haze and pedestrians wearing breathing masks signal that inversion season has arrived along the Wasatch Front. On Monday at 12:1...
    Updated Jan 12 2015 12:39 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Pop culture connection
    From TLC’s special “My Husband’s Not Gay” to Oscar picks, Tribune movie critic Sean P. Means, Tribune food reporter Kathy Stephenson and television cr...
    Updated Jan 09 2015 01:50 pm   |     |   Share
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    Behind the headlines: Love takes oath, prison move loses supporter
    Mia Love makes history as the first black Republican woman sworn into the U.S. House of Representatives. A supporter of moving Utah’s prison out of Dr...
    Updated Jan 09 2015 11:05 am   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: New SLCC President Deneece Huftalin
    Deneece Huftalin has worn several hats at Salt Lake Community College over the last two decades and on Friday, she’ll be sworn in as SLCC’s eighth pre...
    Updated Jan 09 2015 12:01 pm   |     |   Share
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    Courtesy  |  Arizona Game and Fish Department

This wolf was photographed Oct. 27 near the north rim of the Grand Canyon. On Friday, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife confirmed through DNA analysis of its feces that it is a female gray wolf from the Northern Rockies that must have migrated 450 miles through Colorado and/or Utah to reach Arizona. Trib Talk: Managing wolves
    It’s easy to mix up protected wolves with coyotes, which many ranchers consider a nuisance and the state allows to be hunted. On Wednesday at 12:15 p...
    Updated Jan 12 2015 09:11 am   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Utah school grades and demographics
    A Tribune analysis of school grades and demographics shows a link between high-diversity/low-income schools and low school grades. But there are excep...
    Updated Jan 06 2015 12:49 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Should Salt Lake City move homeless shelter, services?
    Should services for the homeless be moved away from The Gateway and Pioneer Park area? Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker has assembled a new task forc...
    Updated Jan 05 2015 01:12 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Geek out over holiday entertainment
    Want to know how to best escape into the world of entertainment after spending a long Christmas Day with your family? Join Tribune movie critic Sean M...
    Updated Dec 23 2014 01:03 pm   |     |   Share
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    Tribune food writer Kathy Stephenson was a guest on Trib Talk on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014. Trib Talk: Top food picks, Utah restaurants of 2014
    Three days until Christmas and still stymied about what to give the foodie in your life? On Monday at 12:15 p.m., Tribune food writer Kathy Stephenson...
    Updated Dec 23 2014 08:28 am   |     |   Share
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    Behind the Headlines: Prison possibilities, Count My Vote lawsuit, speed limit v. air quality
    Cities jockey to get off the prison-relocation short list. The Utah GOP sues the state on the Count My Vote compromise bill. Gov. Gary Herbert unveil...
    Updated Dec 12 2014 07:45 am   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Getting Mormons to talk race
    A year after an LDS Church essay pegged racism as the root cause of its former priesthood ban for black men, race remains off the radar in most of its...
    Updated Dec 11 2014 01:03 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Are U.S. interrogation techniques torture?
    In a report to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, the Central Intelligence Agency has revealed that it used simulated drowning and other har...
    Updated Dec 10 2014 01:26 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Count My Vote and the GOP lawsuit
    The Utah Republican Party is suing GOP Gov. Herbert over a bill passed by the overwhelmingly Republican legislature. And a spokesman for the governor ...
    Updated Dec 09 2014 01:17 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Where should the new state prison be built?
    A commission released its short list of sites for a new state prison, with several locations causing local leaders heartburn.  On Monday at 12:15 p.m....
    Updated Dec 08 2014 01:00 pm   |     |   Share
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    Behind the Headlines: Stericycle settlement, new prison sites, third term for Becker?
    Utah regulators have settled with incinerator Stericycle for air quality violations. The state wants to move the prison, but cities don’t want it. Law...
    Updated Dec 05 2014 08:36 am   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: A library that’s open 24 hours a day every day
    Salt Lake City is considering opening its main library downtown for round-the-clock service. On Thursday at 12:15 p.m., library executive director Jo...
    Updated Dec 04 2014 12:41 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Does public land transfer to Utah pencil out?
    Utah could afford to take over federal public lands if energy production and prices stay at current levels, a new study by three economists concludes....
    Updated Dec 03 2014 12:35 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Why so many fatal shootings by police?
    Use of lethal force by law enforcement has been the second-leading cause of homicides in Utah since 2010. On Monday at 12:15 p.m., Utah Fraternal Ord...
    Updated Dec 01 2014 02:00 pm   |     |   Share
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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 Dec 12 2014 07:52 am   |     |   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