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April 16, 2014
KUER Local News
KUER Local News
Anti-Corporate Personhood Initiative Stalls An effort to ban corporate personhood in America through a local Salt Lake ballot initiative has been stopped, but city officials who support the measure say it's not over yet.
KUER Newspod: June 7, 2012 Salt Lake City is looking at raising the cost of parking, Intermountain Healthcare is opening a women's sexual health clinic, and Betsy Burton stops by to give her take on the book The Red House.
KUER Newspod: June 6th, 2012 A deadly virus kills two people, Both of Utah's Senators vote against the Fair Pay Act, and the Downtown Farmer's Market kicks off its twentieth year.
Salt Lake City Council Close to Decision on Metered Parking On-street parking in downtown Salt Lake City may no longer be free after 6pm, on Saturdays, and during the December Holiday season. A straw poll of the City Council suggests there is support for these changes - as well as higher rates.
Transit of Venus Won't be Seen Again for 105 years If you bought a pair of those special glasses to view the solar eclipse last month, you might want to pull them out again. On Tuesday, June 5th, the planet Venus will transit in front of the sun, an event that won't happen again for 105 years. On Monday, June 4th, University of Utah Professor of Physics and Astronomy Ben Bromley will discuss the historical importance of the Transit of Venus. He's also going to talk about how astronomers will use this event to learn about planets outside of o
Dan Nailen: Million Dollar Quartet Dan Nailen reviews the touring production of Million Dollar Quartet.
Senator Hatch Vows to Repeal Affordable Care Act States are awaiting a decision from the US Supreme Court on provisions of the Affordable Care Act, which will require all Americans to purchase health insurance or face a fine. But Utah's Republican Senator Orrin Hatch is vowing to repeal the law, regardless of the court's decision. Hatch and Wyoming Senator John Barrasso spoke at a meeting of the Salt Lake Chamber's Health Reform Task Force Wednesday morning.
Dan Nailen - Memorial Weekend Dan Nailen says there are lots of reasons to stay in Salt Lake this Memorial Day weekend.
Report Finds Relatives Caring for Children Need More Support Children in Utah and around the country are increasingly being cared for by grandparents and other relatives. A new report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation shows that kinship care' is on the rise, and that the number of children cared for by extended family members has increased by almost 18 percent nationwide over the last 10 years. The report assessed the needs of these caregivers, and found that families need more support.
ATK Develops New Space Launch System ATK is developing a new system for carrying cargo and astronauts into space that it calls Liberty.
'Ring of Fire' Eclipse Makes an Appearance at Bryce Canyon Utah was treated to an annular solar eclipse Sunday night. KUER's Andrea Smardon went to Bryce Canyon National Park, and sent an audio postcard from Inspiration Point.
Utahns Seek Sweet Spot to View Eclipse Science museum shops in Utah are running out of those special glasses that allow you to look directly at an eclipse. Utahns are preparing to see a full or partial eclipse on Sunday evening depending on their location.
Dan Nailen: Living Traditions Betty LaVette headlines Salt Lake City's Living Traditions Festival this weekend
'Ring of Fire' Eclipse Featured at Bryce Canyon Astronomy Festival This Sunday evening, southern Utah will be one of the hot spots for those who want to see an annular solar eclipse. Bryce Canyon National Park is hosting its annual astronomy festival this weekend, and is expecting thousands of visitors. Park Ranger Kevin Poe - who prefers to be called Dark Ranger - talks about what eclipse watchers will experience.
Provo's Qualtrics Gets 70 Million Dollars in First Round Funding Utah Company Qualtrics announced Tuesday that it has closed one of the largest first-round venture capital investments in state history. Two firms in Silicon Valley have put up 70 million dollars to accelerate Qualtrics' growth, allowing the company to create more local jobs.
President of Utah Adoption Council Resigns The president of the Utah Adoption Council resigned his post this week, alleging that the group ignored unethical practices of some adoption agencies and failed to treat birth fathers fairly. But some council leaders say it is not the role of the organization to police its members.
Dan Nailen: Red Butte Concerts Dan Nailen previews the outdoor concert season at Red Butte Garden
Students Try to Solve Health Disparities for Utah's American Indians The semester may be over at the University of Utah, but for some students, the work extends outside the classroom. An Honors College think tank has been working all year on solutions to health disparities in the state's American Indian population. Now some of their ideas are going to be implemented around the state.
New Conservation Areas in Southern Utah Interior Secretary Ken Salazar came to Utah on Monday to dedicate two new National Conservation Areas.
Dan Nailen: Live Green Music is just part of the fun planned for the Live Green festival this weekend in Salt Lake City.