Congressional Race http://kuer.org en KUER News Pod: Wednesday August 29, 2012 http://kuer.org/post/kuer-news-pod-wednesday-august-29-2012 Republican Congressional candidate Mia Love speaks at the Republican National Convention, her opponent Congressman Jim Matheson makes a speech of his own in Salt Lake, and Immigrant advocacy groups are holding deferred action status workshops around the state. <br/> <iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" src="http://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F58007211&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true&amp;color=98091a"></iframe> Wed, 29 Aug 2012 18:02:13 +0000 Brian Grimmett 17448 at http://kuer.org KUER News Pod: Wednesday August 29, 2012 Jim Matheson Speaks Out Against Opponent's Plan to Abolish U.S. Department of Education http://kuer.org/post/jim-matheson-speaks-out-against-opponents-plan-abolish-us-department-education <p>Utah Congressman Jim Matheson spoke out today against his opponent Mia Love’s support for downsizing or abolishing the U-S Department of Education. The Democratic incumbent held a press conference at Salt Lake Community College.</p><p>Matheson brought along two University of Utah students to speak about the importance of college grants and loans, which come from the U-S Department of Education. The congressman told the crowd that if Mia Love had her way, those federal programs would cease to exist.</p> Wed, 29 Aug 2012 17:58:16 +0000 Whittney Evans 17444 at http://kuer.org KUER News Pod: Thursday August 16, 2012 http://kuer.org/post/kuer-news-pod-thursday-august-16-2012 KUER’s Andrea Smardon takes a look at Salt Lake County’s new Caregiver Academy, Salt Lake City announces the architect for the downtown performing arts center, and Republican Mia Love gets a fundraising boost from the Speaker of the U.S.House of Representatives. <br/> <iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" src="http://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F56564366&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true&amp;color=98091a"></iframe> Thu, 16 Aug 2012 22:07:28 +0000 Brian Grimmett 16791 at http://kuer.org KUER News Pod: Thursday August 16, 2012