School safety, abortion politics and an immigrant odyssey on ‘Behind the Headlines’

Salt Lake Tribune reporters go on the radio to discuss the week’s top stories.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Yulianny Escudero with her 1-year-old granddaughter, Aranza, in a motel in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024. The family of nine's journey stretched from Venezuela to Texas to New York to Utah's capital.

Parents of students gunned down in the 2018 school shooting in Parkland, Fla., urge Utah lawmakers to pass school safety legislation. Utah Republicans try to influence an active Supreme Court abortion case. And nine Venezuelan family members, who landed at Salt Lake City’s airport with nowhere to go, recount their odyssey.

Salt Lake Tribune reporters Michael Lee, Emily Anderson Stern and Jose Davila IV will join Utah Public Radio’s Tom Williams to talk about the week’s top stories.

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