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Aug 23, 2019, 9:45 AM | Updated: 10:43 am

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It’s been a big week of news, how much of it do you know? Find out by taking our quiz below.

A new study released this week says that coaches that do this during their halftime speech ended up leading their teams to more victories. What did they do?

There's no crying in baseball!
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Researchers at Berkley's Haas School of Business found there was a "significant relationship" between the negativity a coach brings to the locker room during half- time and the number of points scored that next half.

The major grocery chain Kroger is stocking up on a new 12-ounce bottle of vegan eggs. What is the plant-based substitute used in this new addition to the shelves?

Sprouting them in your office drawer might smell like death.
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Just Egg has been rolling out its product across the US and now it will be offered in about 2,100 Kroger-owned stores, including Kroger, Ralphs, and Fred Meyer. The suggested retail price for a 12-ounce bottle is $7.99.

The Federal Government came out with some new suggestions about how to save energy during hot months. They’re suggesting you keep your thermostat a little warmer, what is that number?

air conditioner thermostat Getty
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Energy Star recommends keeping your air conditioner at 78℉ when you're home in the summertime, 82℉ when you're asleep and 85℉ when you're away.

After a disagreement on profit sharing structure between Disney owned Marvel Entertainment and Sony this superhero might not be teaming up with the Avengers again any time soon. Who's that superhero?

Avengers: Endgame megaplex records
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The latest iteration of Spider-Man has become Sony's highest-grossing film of all time and they announced that their partnership with Disney owned Marvel Entertainment would be in jeopardy after reports came out that Disney was looking for a 50/50 split of gross profits.

California's rivers are filling up with this after years of an extremely low yields.

Correct! Wrong!

The LA Times reports that commercial salmon catches have surpassed official preseason forecasts by about 50%. The fish are on the rebound after three years of extremely low catches resulting from poor ocean conditions coupled with a drought that's lasted in the state for the last 5 years.

Wall Street came out with a list this week of the cities in each state that are adding the most jobs. The number one city in Utah is NOT along the Wasatch Front. What city is it?

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Researchers at 24/7 Wall St. looked at cities across the country and their job growth from 2014 to 2019 and St. George topped the chart for Utah. They say the city grew its workforce by 25.7% which translates to an additional 15,000 jobs

What does the tooth fairy pay out these days? Two out of every five households report the tooth fairy leaves behind a $5-dollar bill. The average amount is less than that. What’s the national average amount left behind by the tooth fairy?

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According to reports the national average for a pearly white is $3.70

Vice President Mike Pence visited Utah this week. What’s the callsign of the plane the Vice President traditionally uses?

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Newsmasters Quiz 8/23

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“I must possess all, or I possess nothing”

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Ahhh! So close!
“I’ll win this the old fashioned way. The tried and true way: I’ll cheat”

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Better luck next time!



This week on Utah’s Morning News our very own Mary Richards faced off against KSL 5 TV’s  Shara Park, you can see how they did by listening below.


Here’s the News!

Locker Room talk

Vegan Eggs

Air Conditioning

Sony / Disney Deal

California Rivers

Tooth Fairy

St. George tops in job growth

VP Plane


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