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Molly Marcello

  • On today’s menu is the housing crisis served with a side of worker shortages. Comes with free burnout. Take a listen to this radio special from KZMU in Moab.
  • When a trailer park housing low-income residents went up for sale in downtown Moab, Utah, local elected officials worried it would get bulldozed for a new hotel. So, the city bought it. For Rocky Mountain Community Radio, Molly Marcello reports on Moab’s ongoing plans to safeguard workforce housing and develop affordable apartments on the site.
  • At 84 years old, Japanese American actor George Takei remains a powerful cultural figure. He’s a prominent gay activist, famous for his witticisms on Twitter, and beloved for his role as Sulu from the television series Star Trek. In a new performance that debuted at the Moab Music Festival over the weekend, Takei says he’s been called a lot of things. Legend. Icon. And….enemy alien. Lost Freedom: A Memory chronicles Takei’s early childhood spent in Japanese American internment during WWII. As Molly Marcello reports, this is the actor’s latest project to prevent racist hysteria from threatening American democracy again.