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The King's English hosts a southern tea party to celebrate the release of Harper Lee's new book, Utah Lit: Harper Lee’s 'Go Set a Watchman'
    Fifty-five years after Harper Lee’s seminal novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” came out, the author has published a controversial second work, “Go Set a Wa...
    Updated Jul 30 2015 03:08 pm   |     |   Share
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City Council Chairman Luke Garrott speaks during a Salt Lake City Mayoral Debate at Salt Lake City's Main Library Thursday July 16, 2015.  The other participants are Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker, former state legislator Jackie Biskupski, community activist George Chapman, and businessman Dave Robinson. Trib talk: SLC mayoral candidate Luke Garrott discusses his campaign
    After years as a political scientist at the University of Utah and two terms as a Salt Lake City Council member, Luke Garrott wants to try his hand as...
    Updated Jul 29 2015 03:04 pm   |     |   Share
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Businessman Dave Robinson speaks during a Salt Lake City Mayoral Debate at Salt Lake City's Main Library Thursday July 16, 2015. Trib Talk: SLC mayoral candidate Dave Robinson
    Dave Robinson grew up in American Fork, where he worked as a ranch hand. He then made the leap to consulting and is now attempting his first bid for p...
    Updated Jul 28 2015 02:26 pm   |     |   Share
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Community activist George Chapman a Salt Lake City Mayoral Debate at Salt Lake City's Main Library Thursday July 16, 2015. Trib Talk: SLC mayoral candidate George Chapman
    George Chapman spent his career as an engineer in San Diego, but since retiring to Salt Lake City, he’s spoken out on issues from air pollution to the...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 04:43 pm   |     |   Share
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Happy Pie & Beer Day!
Photo illustration by Francisco Kjolseth Trib Talk: “Pixels,” “South Paw” and Pioneer Day
    Thursday at 12:15 p.m., Tribune movie critic Sean P. Means and food writer Kathy Stephenson talk about the latest in arts and entertainment, including...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 04:31 pm   |     |   Share
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Public officials and residents opposed to moving the prison to Tooele rally at the Grantsville City Park, while the Prison Relocation Commission holds its public meeting at the high school across the street on Thursday, May 28, 2015. Trib Talk: What the prison relocation study shows
    Will it come down to location conditions, construction time or simply the cost for a new prison site? On Wednesday at 12:15 p.m., Rep. Brad Wilson, co...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 04:22 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Diversity in LDS leadership?
    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has two open seats on its Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and is looking to replace the late Boyd Packer...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 04:00 pm   |     |   Share
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Newly elected Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams, right, reflects on the campaign at his Salt Lake City headquarters with his then campaign manager, Justin Miller, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2014. Trib Talk: What does ongoing Miller-McAdams dispute mean for Salt Lake County Democrats?
    Volumes of emails and other records released to The Salt Lake Tribune through a public records request reveal little merit to the charges of improprie...
    Updated Jul 27 2015 03:44 pm   |     |   Share
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    Behind the Headlines: Medicaid delays, medical marijuana’s benefits and SLC mayoral debate
    Lawmakers continue to haggle over expanding Medicaid, but the delay is having life and death consequences for some Utahns. An experiment with hemp ext...
    Updated Jul 17 2015 09:06 am   |     |   Share
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    Trib talk: ‘Sharknado Week,’ Days of ’ 47 events among arts & entertainment topics
    On Friday at 12:15 p.m., Tribune movie critic Sean P. Means, television critic Scott Pierce and food writer Kathy Stephenson talk about the latest in ...
    Updated Jul 17 2015 04:04 pm   |     |   Share
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Community activist George Chapman speaks a Salt Lake City Mayoral Debate at Salt Lake City's Main Library Thursday July 16, 2015.  Watch: Full video of Tribune’s SLC mayoral debate
    The mail-in polls are open and over the next four weeks, capital residents will cast ballots in a primary election for mayor. The five hopefuls vying ...
    Updated Jul 16 2015 11:05 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 10, 2014 file photo, Pascal Tessier, center, takes part in an activity with fellow scouts Matthew Huerta, left, and Michael Fine, right, after he received his Eagle Scout badge in Chevy Chase, Md. On Thursday, April 2, 2015, the Boy Scouts’ New York chapter announced it hired Tessier as the nation’s first openly gay Eagle Scout as a summer camp leader in public contrast to the national scouting organization’s ban on openly gay adult members. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez) Trib Talk: Boy Scouts set to allow gay troop leaders
    Ending years of debate, the Boy Scouts of America announced they will allow gay troop leaders to serve in the organization. On Wednesday at 12:15 p.m....
    Updated Jul 16 2015 12:57 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
There are four Trib Talk: Bonneville Salt Flats minus salt?
    Why are the famed Bonneville Salt Flats shrinking? On Tuesday at 12:15 p.m., University of Utah geologist Brenda Bowen, Dennis Sullivan of the Utah Sa...
    Updated Jul 14 2015 12:19 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: The debate over Salt Lake County townships
    Six townships and several unincorporated areas in Salt Lake County will vote this November to determine their future governance. On Monday at 12:15 p....
    Updated Jul 13 2015 05:45 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: “Minions,” the Twilight Concert Series and problems with state liquor stores
    On Friday at 12:15 p.m., Tribune movie critic Sean P. Means, television critic Scott Pierce and food writer Kathy Stephenson talk about the latest in ...
    Updated Jul 10 2015 05:32 pm   |     |   Share
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    Behind the Headlines: Police body cameras, prison relocation deadline and commotion SLC mayoral race
    Utah lawmakers debate when and how police officers should use body cameras. Gov. Gary Herbert says changing state statutes to reflect the Supreme Cour...
    Updated Jul 10 2015 07:35 am   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: How Utah's Silicone Slopes became a home for app developers
    Apple has called the tech start-ups of several Utahns “inspiring.” The apps, including one to help kids with speech and another for scanning bar codes...
    Updated Jul 11 2015 04:57 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this June 26, 2015 photo, supporters celebrate outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday, June 26, 2015 after the court declared that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States. It was 2004 when Massachusetts became the first state to allow same-sex couples to marry. Eleven years later, the Supreme Court has now ruled that all those gay marriage bans must fall and same-sex couples have the same right to marry under the Constitution as everyone else. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) Trib Talk: Religious freedom in wake of Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage ruling
    Does the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage threaten religious freedom? On Tuesday at 12:15 p.m., University of Illinois law professor R...
    Updated Jul 13 2015 08:04 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Who should the Jazz draft?
    On Thursday at 12:15 p.m., Tribune sports columnist Kurt Kragthorpe and reporter Tony Jones join Brennan Smith to talk about the NBA draft and which p...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 09:35 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Racism in Utah
    Days after the massacre at a black church in Charleston, S.C., Utahns are considering recent racially charged incidents closer to home, including an a...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 09:30 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Paying for pricey search and rescue efforts
    More than 2,600 people sprained an ankle, got lost or otherwise needed help while recreating in National Parks last year . On Tuesday at 12:15 p.m., ...
    Updated Jun 23 2015 02:04 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: How much are you willing to pay for transportation?
    Cities are lining up to ask voters for a quarter-cent sales tax hike to pay for local roads and mass transit. But with the upcoming gas tax hike start...
    Updated Jun 22 2015 04:57 pm   |     |   Share
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    Behind the Headlines: Shurtleff charges reduced, public speaks out on prison relocation and Democrats ask Rep. Miller to step down
    Former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff faces reduced charges. Residents say the Prison Relocation Commission is not listening. Rep. Justin Miller...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 09:16 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Geek: ‘Inside Out,’ Real Salt Lake and dog restrictions at SL Co. restaurants
    On Friday at 12:15 p.m., Tribune movie critic Sean P. Means, television critic Scott Pierce and food writer Kathy Stephenson talk about the latest in ...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 09:17 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk: Who will pay for Lyman’s ATV ride?
    When San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman led a protest on ATVs through Recapture Canyon last spring, it caused $400,000 in damage, say federal inv...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 09:11 pm   |     |   Share
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    Trib Talk Live: ‘Mormon Rivals’ event tonight at The Leonardo
    On Wednesday at 7 p.m., Tribune reporters Matt Canham and Thomas Burr discuss their latest book, “Mormon Rivals: The Romneys, the Huntsmans and the Pu...
    Updated Jun 17 2015 11:14 am   |     |   Share
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Former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff, left, appears in front of 3rd District Court Judge Randall Skanchy with his attorney Rick Van Wagoner at the Matheson Courthouse in Salt Lake City, Monday, June 15, 2015. Trib Talk: Charges reduced against Shurtleff
    The nine felony charges filed against former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff were reduced to five yesterday, as Davis County Attorney Troy Rawlin...
    Updated Jun 17 2015 11:36 am   |     |   Share
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Former Salt Lake City police chief Chris Burbank appears on Trib Talk on Monday, June 15, 2015, where he spoke about his recent resignation Trib Talk: Former SLC police chief Chris Burbank on resignation and tenure
    After nine years as Salt Lake City police chief, Chris Burbank abruptly resigned last week, prompted by how he handled sexual harassment claims agains...
    Updated Jun 15 2015 01:39 pm   |     |   Share
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    This photo provided by Universal Pictures shows, Chris Pratt, in a scene from the film, Trib Talk: Game of Thrones, Jurassic World and SLC Farmers Market
    On Friday at 12:15 p.m., Tribune movie critic Sean P. Means, television critic Scott Pierce and food writer Kathy Stephenson talk about the latest in ...
    Updated Jun 12 2015 02:16 pm   |     |   Share
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    Behind the Headlines: Romney summit, Burbank leaves and the impending prison relocation
    Mitt Romney holds his annual summit in Park City with GOP presidential hopefuls. The Salt Lake City Council looks to add social workers and bicycle co...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 08:47 pm   |     |   Share