State & Regional

Environment
5:30 pm
Tue January 28, 2014

This Green Earth - January 28, 2014

Chris and Nell first speak with Matt Pacenza, Policy Director at HEAL Utah, about the upcoming "clean air" bills being sent to the Utah State Legislature.Then they speak with Ken Wishnia, author of the environmental crime novel "The Glass Factory".

 

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Finance
11:22 am
Tue January 28, 2014

Mountain Money - January 28, 2014

Larry and Doug talk to producer, Dan Cogan, from Impact Partners. Their goal is to bring together film makers and film investors. Then, Women In Film President, Cathy Schulman.  Women In Film's purpose is to empower, promote and mentor women in film. Finally, Jill Orschel, award winning film maker and Sundance Alumnus, who now lives in Park City.

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State & Regional
4:32 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Utah's Unemployment Rate Falls to 4.1%

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah's unemployment rate continued to drop last month when it fell to 4.1%, the lowest it has been since 2008.

Utah's jobless rate has remained below 5% since March 2013.

The Department of Workforce Services reported Friday that Utah's rate remains well below the national unemployment rate at 6.7% in December.

The nationwide unemployment dropped from 7% because about 350,000 unemployed workers left the workforce. 

Despite Utah's falling rate, DWS says December marked the fifth month in a row where Utah's job growth was below average.

Utah Legislature
3:02 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Utah Legislature Opens Annual 45 Day Session

The Utah Legislature opened its annual 45 day session this Monday morning and will take on the issues of cleaning up Utah's dirty air, figure out how to fund education and roads as well as consider campaign finance reform. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more. 

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State & Regional
4:41 pm
Sun January 26, 2014

Ogden Police Crack Down On Idling Cars

OGDEN, Utah (AP) - Ogden police say a wave of preventable car thefts is prompting them to step up enforcement of Utah's anti-idling law.

Police Deputy Director John Harvey says car thefts are on the increase in part because of residents who go out to warm up their vehicles on cold mornings and leave them unattended.

According to the department, 36 of 82 thefts over the last 90 days involved cars that were left running and unattended. Another 34 thefts involved unlocked cars.

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