KUER News Pod

KUER's News Pod is an online round-up and podcast of KUER's local newscasts. If you missed a story, or only caught half of it on the radio, you can find it here.

The Utah legislature approves an audit of the Attorney General’s office, Salt Lake City parking meters go back online, and the Hogle Zoo mourns the loss of a beloved seal.

A legislative audit finds that the University of Utah “Red Zone” stores could be violating non-competition policies, regulators warn of the dangers of Ozone, and parking meters in Salt Lake City will go back online starting Wednesday.

Salt Lake City parking meters could be offline for a couple more weeks, civilian employee furloughs begin at Hill Air Force Base, and weekend storms spark several fires.

Environmental advocates want to shut down a North Salt Lake medical waste incinerator, we answer the question: why doesn’t summer ozone just blow away, and the Western Governor’s Association wants to move forward with expanding nuclear power.

High temperatures continue to break records throughout the state, the Utah House prepares to create a special committee to investigate Attorney General John Swallow, and the Western Governor’s Association meets in Park City to discuss energy and public lands.

Utah’s Senators disagree on the passage of comprehensive immigration reform, the head of the Human Rights Campaign says Utah will allow same-sex marriage within five years, and Emery County could be getting a new oil refinery.

Local religious leaders and marriage equality advocates react to the Supreme Court’s rulings on gay marriage. We find out what the rulings mean for Utah, and the state education task force wonders if they should be pushing kids toward certain careers.

Utah’s Senators disagree on immigration reform, Utah Charter schools are lagging behind the rest of the country, and Rocky Mountain Power says they aren’t as dirty as you think.

A conservative think tank calls for changes to the state school board selection process, Governor Herbert is supporting new federal emissions standards, and LDS Missionaries will now be tweeting, instead of “tracting.”

Utah Democrats vote to keep caucus/convention system, Utah child well-being continues its slide downward, and embattled Attorney General John Swallow tells a group of Republicans he’s “having the time of his life.”

Governor Herbert address public lands, air quality and John Swallow at his monthly news conference, the state is seeking nominations for a recently vacated State School Board seat, and you could be getting a rebate check from your health insurance company.

The Utah House decides to create a committee to investigate John Swallow, the Salt Lake City Mayor vetoes a tax increase, and the city of Lehi is running out of water.

A new poll shows that the majority of Utah voters want John Swallow out of office, a man shot while at church is expected to recover, and a program for treating children with Autism in Utah is accepting 35 new applicants.

The Great Salt Lake Council threatens a local scout leader with expulsion over marching in the Utah Pride Parade, Utah House Democrats want to be included in any impeachment decision, and a man is shot while attending a service at an Ogden Catholic Church.

Granite and Park City school districts expand their pre-k programs thanks to Goldman Sachs, the U.S. Supreme Court rules that a Utah company can’t patent genes, and Dan Nailen gives us a look ahead to Wing Fest.

Democrats in the legislature call for an investigation into Attorney General John Swallow, three candidates file to challenge Cottonwood Heights first and only mayor, and Utah’s fire season is shaping up to be another difficult one.

The effort to pump water from Utah to Las Vegas heads to court, the University of Utah names a new dean of graduate studies, and the number of Mormon missionaries reaches an all-time high.

Utah officials look to Arkansas for ideas on Medicaid expansion, a state lawmaker’s bill could take children away from murder suspects, and the Utah House of Representatives prepares themselves for the possibility of impeachment proceedings against Attorney General John Swallow.

A group of Utah mayors call on Utah’s senators to act on immigration reform, Salt Lake City launches a new bike route, and police find the body of a missing BYU student.

The Salt Lake City School Board approves a tax hike, Kennecott Utah Copper announces they are done with layoffs - for now, and the Salt Lake County Council Okays a proposal for a mutual commitment registry.

Teen pregnancy is declining in Utah, a well known utah gun rights activist is temporarily losing his right to bear arms, and Cottonwood Heights first and only mayor is filing for re-election.

Another state legislator calls for the resignation of Attorney General John Swallow, more members of the LDS church than ever before participate in the Utah Pride Parade, and a Utah County family lays to rest their fallen soldier.

A new report shows that Salt Lake City women are regularly concerned about their safety, a West Valley City councilman joins the mayoral race, and government and environmental leaders discuss the future of the Colorado river.

While Utahn’s celebrate Memorial Day, a group of undocumented immigrants wants to find a way to serve in the military, and a Utah state senator is planning to run a bill next year to entice a Maryland gun manufacturer to relocate.

A long awaited report shows that Utah could save millions of dollars by expanding Medicaid, the Boy Scouts of America vote to include gay youth, and Latter-day Saints remember the life of Frances Monson.

Immigrants in Salt Lake City urge Senator Hatch to support immigration reform, activists call for Governor Herbert to stop trying to take control of federal land, and West Valley City Mayor Mike Winder says he won’t be running for a second term.

The Salt Lake City School Board considers a tax increase, the Federal Government will now manage Utah’s high-risk health pool, and Utah’s congressional delegation feels confident about the future of Hill Air Force Base.

West Valley City police close their investigation into the disappearance of Susan Cox Powell, Utah’s suburban poverty rates are on the rise, and the group Mormon Building Bridges plans for a bigger presence in this year’s pride parade.

At the annual state GOP convention, delegates vote to keep the current nominating system, the party elects a new chair, and Mia Love officially declares she’s ready for a rematch with Congressman Jim Matheson.

The wife of LDS President Thomas Monson passes away, the University of Utah receives a grant to research child asthma, and some members of the Utah Republican party propose a change to the delegate system.