Chris Stewart’s departure; LGBTQ activist’s strategy; I-15′s widening; and Brigham’s drag-performing son

Salt Lake Tribune journalists join “Behind the Headlines,” radio’s weekly news roundup.

Rep. Chris Stewart confirms he is leaving Congress, citing his wife’s health concerns. Bigger freeways don’t cut traffic congestion, many studies show. What could Utah do with Interstate 15 instead? Utah LGBTQ activist Troy Williams aims to protect his community by breaking bread with GOP lawmakers. And Brigham Young’s drag-performing son skirted traditional norms and now stirs speculation.

At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt Lake Tribune reporters Megan Banta, Emily Anderson Stern and Mark Eddington, along with news columnist Robert Gehrke, join Utah Public Radio’s Tom Williams to talk about the week’s top stories.

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