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UTA's Airport Extension, Sen. Mike Lee Polls Well Against Dems, On This Week's Behind The Headlines


The ACLU of Utah files a class-action lawsuit against the state to declare its public defender system unconstitutional. FLDS leader Lyle Jeffs flees home confinement after being released from jail pending trial. Incumbent Republican Sen. Mike Lee holds a lead over his two Democratic challengers in the primary. And the Utah Transit Authority Board approves a project to extend the SLC Airport TRAX line.

On Friday at 9 a.m., Salt Lake Tribune reporters Jessica Miller, Nate Carlisle and Matt Canham as well as government and politics editor Dan Harrie join Roger McDonough to talk about the week’s top stories.


Each Friday morning, stream “Behind the Headlines” on KCPW.com or tune in to KCPW or Utah Public Radio for the broadcast.

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