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Utah’s Olympians, Lake Powell pipeline and Native American boarding schools on ‘Behind the Headlines’

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

(Gregory Bull | AP) Mykayla Skinner, of the United States, performs on the balance beam during the women's artistic gymnastic qualifications at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 25, 2021, in Tokyo.

A new proposal seeks to provide a conservation-minded alternative to the controversial $1.8 billion Lake Powell pipeline. Members of the Indigenous-led organization Utah Diné Bikéyah ask to assist in a federal review of Native American boarding schools. And how Utah athletes are faring at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo.

At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt Lake Tribune reporters Julie Jag, Brian Maffly and Zak Podmore 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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