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NCAA Investigation Of Nick Emery, KBYU Changes, Syringes & More On Friday's Behind The Headlines

St. George News

A look into a breaking story about BYU basketball player Nick Emery who is currently under investigation by both BYU and the NCAA for a possible problem that happened with a BYU booster. Also KBYU television and radio is changing its format, resulting in petitions by fans of the station's classical music programming. A syringe exchange program in Salt Lake City aims to prevent the spread of disease among intravenous drug users, while saving money for the state health system. And people experiencing homelessness report being asked by police to show some form of ID, despite their legal right to not carry identification.

At 9 a.m. Friday, Salt Lake Tribune reporter Christopher Smart, TV critic Scott D. Pierce and editorial page editor George Pyle join KCPW’s Roger McDonough to talk about the week’s top stories.

Each Friday morning, stream “Behind the Headlines” online at or tune in to KCPW 88.3 FM or Utah Public Radio for the broadcast.