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State vs. Salt Lake City on masks, Weber on guns, and Deb Haaland visits monuments on this week’s ‘Behind the Headlines’

Salt Lake Tribune journalists join this week’s KCPW news roundup.

(Rick Egan | Salt Lake Tribune file photo) Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall encourages residents to keep wearing masks after the state mask mandate ends during a news conference in March. recently extended the city's mask requirement.

The end of the statewide mask mandate is nigh. But Salt Lake City says not so fast. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland visits Utah as part of a review of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments. And Weber County commissioners declare their county a “Second Amendment sanctuary.”

At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt Lake Tribune reporters Leia Larsen and Brian Maffly, along with editorial page editor George Pyle, join KCPW’s Roger McDonough to talk about the week’s top stories.

Every Friday at 9 a.m., stream “Behind the Headlines” at kcpw.org, or tune in to KCPW 88.3 FM or Utah Public Radio for the broadcast. Join the live conversation by calling 801-355-TALK.

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