Cry of election fraud, new tool against homeless camps on ‘Behind the Headlines’

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

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Interview with Goud Maragani, a GOP candidate for Salt Lake County clerk, on Monday, Sept. 12, 2022. Maragani frequently made posts on social media accusing Democrats of stealing the 2020 election.

A GOP candidate for Salt Lake County clerk insists that the 2020 election was stolen and called Democrats “Commies” and “Marxists.” Salt Lake City deploys a rapid intervention team to try to prevent the establishment of large homeless encampments. And how a state plan to turn 28,500 acres covering Tabby Mountain into a public wildlife and hunting preserve got derailed.

At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt Lake Tribune reporters Blake Apgar 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.