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Eric Cabrera is a reporter for KSL NewsRadio. You can reach him at ecabrera@ksl.com.

Veterans can soon sign up for the largest-ever expansion of VA health benefits

On March 5, vets who served in a combat zone, beginning with the Vietnam war, can directly enroll in VA healthcare.
2 days ago

Murray kidney clinic helping the Latino community

MURRAY, Utah — Intermountain Health has taken steps to address healthcare in Latino communities by opening Utah’s first fully Spanish-speaking Kidney Transplant Clinic. The Intermountain Clinica Hispana de Riñon (Hispanic Kidney Clinic), in Murray, aims to provide a space for members of the Latino community navigating the complex kidney transplant process. The clinic has bilingual professionals, […]
3 days ago

Rose Park street losing half its trees, upsetting some residents

Residents of a Rose Park apartment complex are upset. Twenty trees on their street are set to be cut down this week.
8 days ago

Proposed law addresses chronic absenteeism in schools

A new law aims to identify and address students who are continuously absent from school in grades K-12 by bring teacher and parents together.
8 days ago

Salt Lake business leaders show support for governor’s budget plan to help homeless people in Utah

Leaders who approve of the budget plan said they had seen a huge difference in downtown Salt Lake over the past six months.
9 days ago

Bill would authorize Medicaid to cover Indigenous healing services in Utah

A bill sponsored by the Senate minority leader authorizes the state to apply for a Medicaid waiver.
10 days ago

Beekeeping bill proposed in the Beehive State

A bill keeping cities and counties from regulating beekeeping practices is making its way through the Beehive State's capitol.
28 days ago

Utah bill targets adults and students who swat public schools

Utah's School Threat Penalty Assessments bill would elevate the offense of 'swatting' a school to a second-degree felony.
1 month ago

Is your car more likely to be totaled during the winter?

With used car prices high and winter making roads dangerous, is your car more likely to be totaled by insurance companies after a crash?
2 months ago

Unexpected Sugar House daycare closure leaves parents scrambling

According to a parent who uses Lit'l Scholars Learning Center, the closure comes due to a rent increase the daycare owners just can't afford.
2 months ago

Goodbye to haze and hello to better air quality

After starting the new year with poor air quality, Utah may finally be able to take a breath and find relief from the nasty air.
2 months ago

New Year’s drunk driving is a choice you don’t have to make, advocate says

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 37 people die each day due to drunk driving.
2 months ago

National and Utah homeless population growing

The homeless population in Utah increased almost 4% from 2022 to 2023.
2 months ago

Hill Air Force Base’s Santa Brigade help foster families make holidays possible

Every year soldiers from Hill Air Force Base form the "Santa Brigade" and donate their time to deliver gifts to foster families in Utah.
3 months ago

UDEQ said inversion is coming, provided tips for reducing pollution

According to the Utah Department of Environmental Quality, inversion could set in as soon as Wednesday. Those who are able to telecommute should do so, but others can take steps to reduce pollution.
3 months ago

Students learn service through cereal drive benefitting another school

Students from Oak Leaf Elementary helped gather a donation of over 500 cereal boxes to give to students over holiday break.
3 months ago

For the first time, every Utah liquor store will collect donations for charity

Each liquor store in Utah chose which charity they wanted to collect donations for in order to make an impact on the communities they're in.
3 months ago

Blake Jensen, creator of “Blake’s Bakes,” dreams of opening a bakery one day

What started as one day of bread-making has turned into a weekly occurrence for the popular bread-maker, Blake Jensen.
3 months ago

Veterans gift shop provides free presents to veterans in need

The veterans gift shop wrapped up its 80th year at the VA Medical Center in Salt Lake City this week.
3 months ago

Carbon monoxide scare at Draper school

The American Preparatory Academy in Draper City had a carbon monoxide scare Wednesday. No one needed extensive treatment.
3 months ago

Lehi City builds temporary ice rink at Sports Complex

Lehi City is starting a new winter tradition and has converted a baseball field into a temporary ice rink. It will be open until Jan. 26.
3 months ago

Food safety tips to keep in mind on Thanksgiving

Food safety is important as we enter the holiday season because food poisoning cases spike around the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.
3 months ago

Utah has lowest lung cancer rates, but radon exposure still a risk

Utah leads the country with the lowest lung cancer cases and smokers, but one risk factor remains high for the state: radon.
4 months ago

Bluffdale could increase taxes to fund fire department

A battle in Bluffdale is brewing over taxes to change the fire department from part-time to full-time. Residents will vote on Nov. 21.
4 months ago