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Police shootings of minorities, lessons from polio, and Utah’s water use on ‘Behind the Headlines’

Salt Lake Tribune journalists join KCPW’s weekly news roundup,

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Olivia Herrera and Luciano Pena-Valencia, Bryan's son, check out the memorial for Bryan Pena-Valencia on Saturday, March 20, 2021. Data shows that Utah police shoot disproportionately at racial and ethnic minorities.

A Salt Lake Tribune analysis shows Utah police disproportionately shoot at racial and ethnic minorities. Childhood polio survivors say that the unknown long-term effects of COVID-19 should concern us. And Utahns use more water than any Western state. Reforming the water-rate structure, experts say, could help.  

At 9 a.m. on Friday, Tribune reporters Paighten Harkins and Zak Podmore, Innovation Lab director Luke Peterson and 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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