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Utah's Morning News anchor Tim Hughes relays the experience he had with his wife Becki, when, after...
Tim Hughes

A relaxing vacation featuring baby turtles on the front lines of nature!

While vacationing recently, Utah's Morning News host Tim Hughes and his family had the chance to help baby turtles begin their long journey.
13 days ago
One of the hosts of Utah's Morning News, Amanda Dickson, describes the first hours of her early shi...
Amanda Dickson

Opinion: Takeaways from the early hours in the Utah people’s house

The Utah Capitol, sometimes called the people's house, was quiet in the first hours of the first day of the 2023 legislative session.
13 days ago
BURBANK, CALIFORNIA - DECEMBER 06: A cold and flu medicine shelf is empty in a CVS pharmacy on Dece...
Amanda Dickson

Opinion: Is everyone you know sick in Utah?

Does it seem like people are more people are sick in Utah? The numbers are there to back up that viruses — yes multiple — are working their way around.
20 days ago
Republican Party failed to vote on a new House Speaker on Tuesday. An expert joins KSL NewsRadio to...
Mark Jones

Republican Party can’t decide on House Speaker. What does this mean?

Republican Party failed to vote on a new House Speaker on Tuesday. An expert joins KSL NewsRadio to discuss what this means.
27 days ago
The Utes lose at the 109th Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif....
Amanda Dickson

Opinion: We love our Utes, lose or win at the Rose Bowl

We watched the Utes lose the final Rose Bowl game as we know it. But love them anyway — it's how you know you're a real fan.
27 days ago
University of Utah football fans cheer for their team...
Amanda Dickson

Opinion: Do real University of Utah football fans travel with the team?

If you don't travel with the University of Utah football team, does that mean you're not a rabid fan? Is there a way to be a fan from home?
1 month ago
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Mark Jones

Legal expert weighs in on Crumbl Cookies’ violation of child labor laws

KSL NewsRadio's legal analyst Greg Skordas discusses the fallout of the Department of Labor announcing Crumbl Cookies has violated child labor laws.
1 month ago
A bill sponsored by Sen. Wayne Harper (R-Taylorsville) would prohibit motorists from passing workin...
Mark Jones

Bill would prohibit motorists from passing snowplows

The Utah legislature is a considering a bill that would prohibit motorists from passing snowplows on both sides.
1 month ago
A Walgreen's shelf is empty of a a good number of children's medicine...
Amanda Dickson

Opinion: Children’s medicine shelves are empty and I’m worried

There are drug shortages across the nation, but the one affecting children's medicine really hit home. Tylenol and ibuprofen proved tricky to find in this search.
2 months ago
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Amanda Dickson

Opinion: Budgeting when you live below the poverty line

If you're living below the poverty level, it can be hard to buy the things you need. Here's how one school assignment is trying to give more insight.
2 months ago
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Amanda Dickson

Opinion: The long and winding road to the championship

Never give up, not on each other, the children, or life. We may be down, but never out. Keep fighting for the things we hold dear. We believe in each other.
2 months ago
From "The Story of Change" told by citizens...
Amanda Dickson

Opinion: We are citizens, not consumers.

Because we act like consumers, we stand at a distance, judgmental and opinionated, but never about our own role.
3 months ago
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Amanda Dickson

Opinion: Is Democracy on the ballot?

At its core, what is our democracy based on? The USA believes in the integrity of the vote and the peaceful transfer of power that follows.
3 months ago
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Amanda Dickson

Opinion: As winter approaches, I ask, ‘What are your snow memories?’

As the first snow of winter begins to fall in Salt Lake City, KSL NewsRadio host Amanda Dickson recalls her memories of snow.
3 months ago
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Amanda Dickson

Opinion: BYU fans — please don’t boo your team

Aiden's first game in a college stadium was the BYU vs. Baylor game this year. He talked about his sport-induced joy for days.
3 months ago
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Amanda Dickson

Opinion: My new side hustle — substitute teaching in Salt Lake City

I don't know when I was more nervous, the first time I ran the board at KSL NewsRadio or my first time substitute teaching 5th graders.
4 months ago
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Amanda Dickson

Opinion: Working Conference Weekend

Some of the weekends that I remember best and thoroughly enjoyed were conference weekends. Times were different, but the memories hold true.
4 months ago
Hurricane Tropical Storm Sally...
Amanda Dickson

Opinion: Hurricane days were like snow days

For those who have spent time in Florida, like KSL NewsRadio's Amanda Dickson, hurricane days are much like snow days here in Utah.
4 months ago
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Amanda Dickson

Opinion: Time out on the field

One of my first jobs when I started at KSL in 1990 was running the board for BYU games, football and basketball.
4 months ago
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Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Richard Rosenthal, animal attorney

Richard Rosenthal is an animal attorney who handles custody cases. He sues clinics for malpractice and defends dangerous dogs.
6 months ago
Personal assistant for the wealthy....
Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Needed, personal assistant for the rich

A personal assistant for the rich must be flexible, and available. They'll be writing a proposal one minute, and stocking the pantry the next.
6 months ago
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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?
6 months ago
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Amanda Dickson

Opinion: Meet the new highly contagious variant of COVID-19 — BA.5

Like others, KSL NewsRadio host Amanda Dickson avoided COVID-19 until the latest, most transmissible new variant emerged.
7 months ago
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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.
7 months ago

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