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KUER Local News

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 Salt Lake's Pretty Bird Serves Up Nashville-Inspired Hot Chicken With A Twist | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 200

Pretty Bird is new to downtown Salt Lake City and it’s offering a spin on a growing food craze: Nashville Hot Chicken. If you’ve never had hot chicken, it’s pretty self-explanatory, fried chicken that makes you sweat. But does this new spot live up to the name?

 Hive Mind: How Many Of Those New Apartments Downtown Are Affordable? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 140

In our series Hive Mind, listeners ask questions about different topics and KUER reporters try to answer them. This week you asked … how many of those new apartment complexes in Salt Lake City are affordable?

 Hive Mind: How Much Affordable Housing Is Enough? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 116

In our series Hive Mind , listeners ask questions about different topics and KUER reporters try to answer them. This week you asked-how much affordable housing is acceptable and who decides it?

 Booze, Bears Ears & Bodycam Videos: The Top Stories Of 2017 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 338

From politics to public lands, 2017 was another big year of local news. KUER reporters recap some of the top stories of the year and why they mattered.

 The Chocolate Cinnamon Bear: A Candy As Unique As Its Home State | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 366

Utahns love candy and not just during the holidays. They eat more per capita than any other state — and some of that candy is made here. Salt water taffy seems to get the most attention, but there's another candy with much truer Utah roots.

 Across The Dial: KUER's Tristin Tabish To Helm KRCL | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 155

Salt Lake's KRCL is getting a new general manager from close to home. KUER's content director, Tristin Tabish , will lead the community music station beginning next month. For Tristin , who's been with KUER the last two decades, it's a return to her roots. We talked to Tristin about her goals for the station and how the FM radio industry has changed since her early days.

 SLC Council Moves On Affordable Housing With $17 Million To Spend | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 57

The Salt Lake City Council, acting as the Redevelopment Agency decided where to put $17.6 million dollars that was set aside for affordable housing.

 Manhunt For U Of U Shooter Ends, Charges Expected Soon | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 105

The manhunt that lasted through Monday night ended Tuesday when the suspect in a fatal shooting at the U turned himself in.

 Wellsville's Sham Battle Won't Include 'Offensive' Native American Dramatization Anymore | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 97

The town of Wellsville has decided to revamp its annual “ Sham Battle ,” a yearly tradition where residents paint themselves red to dramatize Native Americans attacking Mormon settlers.

 Update: Two Officers Placed On Administrative Leave After Nurse's Arrest Video Surfaces | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 106

The Salt Lake City Police Department has put a second officer on administrative leave, because of bodycam footage showing a University of Utah nurse being arrested forcibly.

 Local Leaders Launch Aggressive Campaign Against Panhandling | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 93

State and local leaders have launched a new campaign to curb panhandling, and it doesn’t mince words.

 Juvenile Offenders In Utah Win National Poetry Contest | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 124

UPDATE: KUER learned late Thursday that one of the kids featured in this story, D.P., plagiarized his contest winning the poem “Drowning in Blue”. Much of the poem, including the title, was taken from the poet and novelist Ellen Hopkins. Center for Educational Excellence in Alternative Settings has removed the poem from its website and has awarded first place to a young poet from Wyoming. Several juvenile offenders in Utah got high honors this week for their submissions to a national poetry

 Salt Lake City Looks To Preserve, Enhance Historic Cemetery As Burial Space Dwindles | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 119

Salt Lake City will likely have a long-term plan for its municipal cemetery by the end of June. The historic green space is running out of plots to sell and needs extensive repairs.

 Homeless Men Will Go To Shelter In South Salt Lake, Women To 700 South Location | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 87

The organization in charge of three new planned homeless shelters in Salt Lake County has decided which populations will go in which shelter.

 Families To Be Moved Out Of Rio Grande Shelter By July | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 94

All Families living at The Road Home shelter in downtown Salt Lake City will move out of the facility by July if all goes as planned. Utah lawmakers on Tuesday approved that recommendation and some additional funding for The Road Home’s Midvale family shelter.


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