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Salt Lake Tribune reporters deliver news Utahns need, each weekday morning on The Daily Buzz.

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Salt Lake Tribune reporters deliver news Utahns need, each weekday morning on The Daily Buzz.

    Monkeypox: What a Utah infectious disease doctor has to say about the disease

    Monkeypox: What a Utah infectious disease doctor has to say about the disease

    A new virus may be in town. Although, the illness isn’t related to COVID-19 this time.
    The Salt Lake County Health Department announced two possible cases of monkeypox on Monday. While the county awaits the test results of two Utahns suspected of having monkeypox from the Center of Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Sankar Swaminathan, an infectious disease expert at the University of Utah joined ‘The Daily Buzz’ to discuss if Utahns should be worried about the virus.
    And there’s another shortage that’s plaguing the grocery store shelves: baby formula. Women’s Issues reporter Becky Jacobs explains what state officials are doing to ease the burden.

    • 8 min
    Why a Utah guide faces felony charge for a big-game hunt with Donald Trump Jr.

    Why a Utah guide faces felony charge for a big-game hunt with Donald Trump Jr.

    On today’s episode of “The Daily Buzz,” Eric Peterson with The Utah Investigative Journalism Project unpacks the details of an investigation launched by the Utah Department of Natural Resources into a bear hunt led by a well-known Utah hunting guide and why Donald Trump Jr. was part of the investigation.
    And The Tribune’s energy reporter, Tim Fitzpatrick, breaks down the real cost of Utah’s cheap energy.

    • 8 min
    Is the LDS Church losing members?

    Is the LDS Church losing members?

    Data columnist and Utah Jazz beat reporter Andy Larsen joins “The Daily Buzz” to discuss membership trends in The Church of Latter-day Saints. He finds some pretty interesting statistics relating to politics and how many people consider themselves members of Utah’s predominant religion.
    And the Utah Transit Authority has reimagined its bus stops in Salt Lake City’s Avenues community, but not all residents of the affluent neighbors are happy about it.

    • 7 min
    Why John Stockton supports a Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol rioter

    Why John Stockton supports a Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol rioter

    In today’s episode, Utah Jazz beat reporter Eric Walden talks to Grant Burningham about Jazz legend John Stockton’s history of supporting right-wing causes. Stockton has recently written a letter to a federal judge supporting a Utah woman who was part of the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
    And I discuss a concert I got to review earlier this week at Red Butte Garden and which artists are coming to Utah this summer.

    • 8 min
    Does high inflation mean a recession is coming? How Utah is preparing

    Does high inflation mean a recession is coming? How Utah is preparing

    In today’s episode, Grant Burningham discusses the possibility of a recession in Utah with state Rep. Robert Spendlove. The Sandy Republican talks about inflation and how the Beehive State can prepare for a recession.
    Reporter Leia Larsen gives an update on Utah’s Inland Port.
    To cap us off, host Palak Jayswal talks about the importance of local journalism and the Tribune’s Memorial Day discount subscription package.

    • 8 min
    Is Lake Powell doomed?

    Is Lake Powell doomed?

    On today’s episode, managing editor Grant Burningham talks with Wade Graham, the vice president of the Glen Canyon Institute, about the future of the Glen Canyon Dam and Lake Powell.
    I provide an update on the ongoing baby formula shortage and what Utah experts say parents should do and avoid.
    And, finally, it’s Nathan Chen Day. The Olympic gold medal winner is being honored by state legislators, Gov. Spencer Cox and the Utah Sports Commission ahead of his performance tonight at the Maverick Center with the “Stars on Ice” tour.

    • 7 min

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