Opinion

Indiana mall mass shootings...
Amanda Dickson

Opinion: Should media reduce their coverage of mass shootings?

When the media focuses on mass shootings, is it hurting society, both on an individual level and collectively? What can be done?
20 days ago
students stand on one leg during a yoga class for stress relief...
Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan: How to predict if you’re going to die

A new test could tell you about your life expectancy. If you're over 50 years old, you'll want to try it. All you need is your leg.
2 months ago
beat inflation...
Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan: How to beat inflation — potty train your cat (seriously)

Everyone's minds are on how to best beat inflation. And if you're trying to be super frugal, there's a good chance you can.
2 months ago
Utah's Morning News Host Amanda Dickson with her husband, Aaron....
Amanda Dickson

Opinion: To honor Aaron, a father’s love for his children

This is an editorial piece. An editorial, like a news article, is based on fact but also shares opinions. The opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and are not associated with our newsroom.
2 months ago
Utah spelling...
Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Utah’s most misspelled word

A Google trends review shows Utah's most misspelled word is a lot tougher than most states. Especially Texas.
2 months ago
mona lisa exhibit after the cake was thrown...
Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Pie in the face

A protester smeared the Mona Lisa with cake in protest of climate change last week. Another page in the Mona Lisa's interesting story.
2 months ago
Walmart profits...
Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: As Walmart profits go down, so do ours

We're still buying stuff from Walmart, just not the name brands. And that's squeezing Walmart profits, which squeezes our 401K.
3 months ago
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Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Hands off the garlic!

Asparagus and garlic may go together nicely, but a couple of committees involved in these food types are mixing like oil and water.
3 months ago
Amanda Dickson memory Orrin Hatch...
Amanda Dickson

Opinion: My personal memory of our former senior Senator, Orrin Hatch

KSL NewsRadio host Amanda Dickson recalls a favorite memory, a phone call from Sen. Orrin Hatch asking about the health of her newborn son.
4 months ago
Stock photo of an egg being peeled.  Photo credit: Canva...
Simone Seikaly

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: The secret to easy hard boiled eggs

After 700 tests, a researcher has found the perfect combination to assure an easily peeled hard-boiled egg. Hint: it's all about temperature.
4 months ago
Trucker uses CB radio. CW McCall sang trucker songs....
Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Whatever happened to CB radios?

CW McCall sang a trucker song that at one point, nearly every American could sing word-for-word. But why was a trucker song so popular?
4 months ago
Eric Church at a concert....
Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: The worst concert cancellation ever

Concert cancellations are always a possibility. But the way an artist cancels can be a delicate art, and some are better at it than others.
4 months ago
vending machines drive-thru...
Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Burger vending machines

Food vending machines already exist in other parts of the world. With the current labor shortages, maybe U.S. restaurants should take note.
4 months ago
Lucy Harris...
Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Queen of Basketball

Lucy Harris was a female basketball player and could have been the first woman to play for Jazz. A documentary about her life won an Oscar on Sunday.
4 months ago
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Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: The Okta Hack, was it Putin or a punk?

A hacker claimed to have broken into a computer system called Okta. Security experts say it could be a Russian operation, but Bloomberg isn't so sure.
5 months ago
Autonomous airplanes...
Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Autonomous Airplanes

Autonomous airplanes might be in your future. Startups have raised billions to create autonomous airplanes that may eventually carry passengers.
5 months ago
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Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: What? No Pasta? Stai scherzando!

Supply chain issues and shortages of durum wheat (out of Canada and Ukraine) may force you to choose another kind of pasta.
5 months ago
Farmers...
Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Frenzied farmers and headless tractors

Farmers can now buy a new piece of farming equipment; an autonomous tractor. Famers won't be lazying about though, there'll still be work.
5 months ago
Supporters of Ukraine hold up a sign to protest the Russian invasion....
Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Bravery in Russia

A staff member from a Russian TV station interrupted an anchor on air. Marina Ovsyannikova held up an anti-war sign and shouted behind the anchor.
5 months ago
Rising gas prices are leading people to use apps like GasBuddy....
Samantha Herrera

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: If you value your privacy, don’t use GasBuddy

People searching for lower gas prices might use an app like GasBuddy, but the app gathers users' data and not anonymously.
5 months ago
Inflation rates are up, and it might affect things at home....
Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Inflation deflation

The new year-to-year inflation rate is approaching 8 percent. Wages and life at home might be affected by the rising rate.
5 months ago
The International Space Station hosts astronauts and cosmonauts alike....
Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Astronauts and cosmonauts in a tin can

Tensions from the invasion of Ukraine reached those involved in space programs, but it's hard to tell if it reached astronauts and cosmonauts.
5 months ago
Gas lines caused by rising prices....
Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Gas lines remind me of the 70s

Price hikes on gas are causing longer gas lines. The long wait is reminiscent of the gas lines of the 1970s.
5 months ago
Caplan russia McDonald's...
Simone Seikaly

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: No more McDonald’s for Putin

McDonald's is one of the latest companies to duck out of Russia, albeit temporarily, to protest Russian aggression in Ukraine.
5 months ago

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