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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Say Their Names

Transgender Day of Remembrance ceremony in the Capitol honors victims of transphobic violence.
They were kidnapped, tortured and mutilated. Shot, strangled, burned or beaten to death.

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Curtains Closing

City councilmembers deliberate over the fate of the historic downtown Utah Theater.
The city bought the property in 2010 with hopes of renovating it as a film and media center.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Luz Escamilla: ‘This Race Isn’t Over yet’

Salt Lake mayoral hopeful Erin Mendenhall holds the lead following Tuesday’s preliminary results.
Salt Lake City has a new mayor. Just who it is though isn’t yet official.

Friday, November 1, 2019

For Our Ancestors

Mayor Biskupski honors the Mexican Day of the Dead with folkloric dancing in City Hall.
“Thank you to all of you who celebrate Día de los Muertos and share this beautiful tradition with our community,” Biskupski said.

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Welcome to the Big Top

During his monthly news conference, Gov. Herbert sounds off on the inland port, conversion therapy and Trump’s impeachment ‘circus.’
“It reminds me of when I was playing baseball, years ago in my youth.” That’s how Gov. Gary Herbert responded to a question Thursday about President Donald Trump’s impeachment inquiry.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Trump Talk

Stormy Daniels slays hecklers and dishes on Donald Trump during SLC appearance.
Sitting in a chair near the stage to see Stormy Daniels at Metro Music Hall Tuesday night, I didn’t have much trouble figuring out who in the audience came for the politics, and who came for the porn.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Remembering Utah’s Pioneer Suffragettes

A historic resolution ensuring women’s right to vote goes on display at the Capitol.
Women first got the right to vote in Utah territory when state lawmakers passed a women’s suffrage bill in 1870.

Monday, October 7, 2019

Two Thumbs Up

Mayor Jackie Biskupski endorses SLC mayoral candidate Luz Escamilla.
Mayor Jackie Biskupski has thrown her support behind Sen. Luz Escamilla in the Salt Lake City mayor’s race.

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Unbroken and Unashamed

Group gathers at Capitol to denounce rape culture and sexual violence.
Several survivors also stepped up to the mic at the Capitol to share their experiences.

Friday, September 20, 2019

Honk for the Environment

Activists block off traffic at the Utah Capitol to call for action on “climate emergency.”
"We insist that our leaders act now. If nonviolent direct action is the only way to get them to listen to the people, so be it," Extinction Rebellion coordinator said.

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