Guns, masks, racial issues and the Jazz’s playoff prospects on this week’s ‘Behind the Headlines’

Join Salt Lake Tribune journalists on KCPW’s weekly news roundup.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Rep. Sandra Hollins, D-Salt Lake City, speaks, standing with other House Democrats who walked out of the House Chamber as Republicans moved to debate resolution on teaching critical race theory in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, May 19, 2021.

Utah lawmakers meet in a special session to allocate federal coronavirus relief funds — but guns, masks and critical race theory end up on the agenda as well. Plus, with the best record in basketball, the Utah Jazz head to the NBA playoffs. How far can the team go?

At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt Lake Tribune reporters Bethany Rodgers and Eric Walden, along with news columnist Robert Gehrke, 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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