gun control http://kuer.org en Gun Deaths Exceed Highway Deaths in Utah http://kuer.org/post/gun-deaths-exceed-highway-deaths-utah <p>Utah is one of 14 states where the number of gun-related deaths is now higher than the number of highway fatalities.&nbsp;</p><p>Highway fatalities in Utah – and across the country – have dropped dramatically in the past decade, thanks in part to safer cars and better drunk driving enforcement. For Utah, a report from the <a href="http://www.vpc.org/">Violence Policy Center</a> says there were 277 motor vehicle deaths in 2011, compared to 308 deaths from guns.&nbsp; That includes accidents, homicides and suicides.</p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 19:33:31 +0000 Dan Bammes 49421 at http://kuer.org Gun Deaths Exceed Highway Deaths in Utah KUER News Pod: Monday April 29, 2013 http://kuer.org/post/kuer-news-pod-monday-april-29-2013 <p>A unique medical technology company relocates to Salt Lake City, Senator Orrin Hatch says he’s ready to reform immigration, and state legislators plan to reintroduce a couple of defeated gun bills.<br><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F90018953&amp;color=98091a&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Mon, 29 Apr 2013 17:03:10 +0000 Brian Grimmett 28517 at http://kuer.org KUER News Pod: Monday April 29, 2013 KUER News Pod: Monday April 22, 2013 http://kuer.org/post/kuer-news-pod-monday-april-22-2013 <p>Runners at the Salt Lake City Marathon honor the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing, the Utah Legislature will not override Governor Herbert’s veto of a controversial gun bill, and the billionaire owner of the Snowbasin ski resort dies.<br><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F89024240&amp;color=98091a&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 18:12:07 +0000 Brian Grimmett 28174 at http://kuer.org KUER News Pod: Monday April 22, 2013 KUER News Pod: Tuesday April 16, 2013 http://kuer.org/post/kuer-news-pod-tuesday-april-16-2013 <p>The Salt Lake City Police department re-evaluates security plans for the Salt Lake City Marathon, the Utah Legislature likely won’t reconvene to overturn the veto of HB76, and the Salt Lake County District attorney drops more drug cases involving the West Valley City Police Department.<br><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F88145691&amp;color=98091a&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 16:48:57 +0000 Brian Grimmett 27890 at http://kuer.org KUER News Pod: Tuesday April 16, 2013 Valentine Won't Challenge HB 76 Veto http://kuer.org/post/valentine-wont-challenge-hb-76-veto-0 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Utah lawmakers are still in the process of deciding whether or not to override Governor Gary Herbert’s veto of House Bill 76. Some who voted for the bill have decided not to challenge the Governor.</span></p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 23:44:22 +0000 Terry Gildea 27853 at http://kuer.org Valentine Won't Challenge HB 76 Veto KUER News Pod: Monday April 15, 2013 http://kuer.org/post/kuer-news-pod-monday-april-15-2013 <p>Work resumes at the Bingham Canyon copper mine, UTA opens its airport TRAX line, and the Utah legislature has only a few days left to overturn Governor Herbert’s veto of HB 76.<br><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F87998834&amp;color=98091a&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 17:06:51 +0000 Brian Grimmett 27819 at http://kuer.org KUER News Pod: Monday April 15, 2013 Hatch and Lee Vote Against Proceeding With Gun Control Bill http://kuer.org/post/hatch-and-lee-vote-against-proceeding-gun-control-bill <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Utah’s Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee voted no today on a motion to proceed with legislation in the U-S Senate that could alter regulations for buying and owning guns.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 23:34:58 +0000 Terry Gildea 27691 at http://kuer.org Hatch and Lee Vote Against Proceeding With Gun Control Bill