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KSL Newsradio In-Depth
12 minutes | Oct 26, 2017
Long-form: Interview with a Recovering Addict, Part 2
A recovering opioid addict, Casey, talks about how he became addicted to prescription pain pills and what ultimately led him into treatment and eventually recovery from that addiction.
16 minutes | Oct 26, 2017
Long-form: Interview with a Recovering Opioid Addict
A recovering opioid addict, Rachel, talks about how she became addicted to prescription pain pills and what ultimately led her into treatment and eventually recovery from that addiction.
2 minutes | Oct 26, 2017
Recovering addicts talk opioids, treatment
Utah and the nation is grappling with an opioid addiction epidemic, one that President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have now declared a public health emergency. Two Utahns shared their stories of addiction, treatment and recovery with KSL Newsradio's Mary Richards. They told her the majority of addicts who use pain pills to get high are getting those drugs from a friend or family member - in many cases, handed over willingly.
2 minutes | Oct 3, 2017
Remembering Elder Robert D. Hales
KSL Newsradio's Becky Bruce takes a look back at the life and legacy of Elder Robert D. Hales of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. A native of New York, the LDS apostle played baseball and served as a fighter pilot before his successful career in business and eventual calling to serve.
3 minutes | Sep 28, 2017
Grieving father spreads awareness of altitude sickness
A man whose healthy, strong teen son died unexpectedly of altitude sickness is hoping to spread awareness about the illness -- and what the signs and symptoms are that might help someone else from falling victim. KSL Newsradio's Paul Nelson reports.
3 minutes | Sep 27, 2017
Who Is Ben Shapiro?
A group of students is organizing at the University of Utah, in hopes of "shutting down" a controversial speaker who drew forceful protests at UC Berkeley. But the U supports the invite for former Breitbart editor Ben Shapiro, saying the way to support free speech is to allow more of it, not less, even if you find it disagreeable. First Amendment attorneys weighing in on the discussion say both the protesters and Shapiro have a right to be heard, so long as they do not become violent or threatening.
2 minutes | Jul 6, 2017
Music helps inmates find peace
Some inmates at the Utah State Prison are getting a new kind of direction, from Mack Wilberg, Conductor of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. He volunteers to work with prisoners in his free time, helping put together musical training for vocalists and other musicians including piano, strings and other instruments. KSL Newsradio's Paul Nelson reports.
50 minutes | Jun 29, 2017
Summer Safety in Utah
Summertime is great for travel, adventure, and all things outdoors. Still, with the added exposure to outside activities, there is more room for danger. To get ready for the 4th of July weekend, Doug Wright talks to the experts about how you can avoid getting in trouble over the Summer. First on the docket is Salt Lake County Search and Rescue Commander Wayne Bassam. He talks to Doug about the effort behind quick water rescues and hiking mishaps. He and his team are the first call when somebody doesn't come back on time - he tells Doug what he wishes people would know before hitting the trails and waterways this weekend. Doug Wright talks to Unified Fire PIO Eric Holmes and Cottonwood Heights Mayor Kelvyn Cullimore about what you can do over the 4th of July weekend to avoid starting your home or neighborhood on fire (hint: it involves being smart with fireworks). They also talk about the Brian Head fire and how easy it is for a simple blaze to get out of control. After, Doug checks in with IHC Emergency Medicine Physician Dr. Adam Balls about the most common types of injuries he sees in the ER over the summer and which ones are most easily avoided.
2 minutes | Jun 22, 2017
Immigration hold up
The battle over President Donald Trump's travel ban continues in court. Meanwhile a Utah family is watching closely worried the decision could mean years before they reunite with families in Iran. KSL Newsradio's Brianna Bodily tells the story of this family who became United States citizens after escaping Iran. They went through an intense process in Turkey and other places to get processed to come as refugee to the U.S.
2 minutes | Jun 15, 2017
Summer Tech Camp
Sailing, soccer, or science more kids are spending their summers learning and more of those summer camps now involve STEM subjects. Children around the state are attending science, technology, engineering, and math camps all summer long. KSL Newsradio's Mary Richards tells stories of all these kids and the activities they learn in these camps such as building robots and much more.
162 minutes | Jun 8, 2017
James Comey Testfies
Former FBI Director James Comey appeared before the Senate Intelligence Committee to field questions about President Trump. Comey sat down with the newly elected President and kept notes on all the interactions. He forced a leak to get the notes out there and he said he did it as a protection to him. He testified from everything as to why he was fired, the Russia and election meddling, Michael Flynn, and much more. You can catch the whole exchange in this KSL In-Depth coverage.
3 minutes | May 26, 2017
World War II Crew Remembered
This is one of many stories of loss in World War II, but this one didn't happen in Europe or even in the Pacific. This one happened in the so-called middle desert in Wayne County Utah. The crew of a bomber died in a plane crash in a remote area. Local ranchers found the wreckage almost three months later. This weekend there will be a monument honoring them. KSL Newsradio's Marc Giaque tells us the story.
3 minutes | May 25, 2017
Swift Water Rescue in Utah
Rivers across the west are high and fast. This spring people in Utah have lost their lives in places like the Ogden River, Parleys Creek, and the Blackfork River. Sometimes the best advice is just to stay away. On the other hand kayakers and rafters love seeing the big snow pack because it leads to some big fun. KSL Newsradio's Dave Cawley goes in-depth about swift water fundamentals. There is specific training for people who go on rescues for people who face trouble on the waters.
2 minutes | May 24, 2017
Refugee Moms in Utah
A group of moms at Highland High School wanted to volunteer their time. They were surprised at the request of where help is needed. This assignment was to help the growing number of refugee and immigrant students. Now these moms' efforts are changing their lives and attitudes. KSL Newsradio's Mary Richards goes in-depth on how these moms are helping refugees.
3 minutes | May 5, 2017
Utah Jazz and the LA Lakers 1988 Playoffs
The Utah Jazz are facing quite possibly the best team in basketball. There has even been talk of the Golden State Warriors being one of the greatest teams ever. The 1988 Jazz squad also had an uphill battle against one of the great teams, the Los Angeles Lakers. Head coach for Utah was Frank Layden who decided to use some interesting antics to take the pressure off his young team. He put the spotlight on himself and Mark Eaton remembers the series well. The Jazz took it to 7 games. KSL Newsradio's Cleon Wall sat down with Layden and Eaton to tell the story.
3 minutes | Apr 28, 2017
Utah Jazz's PA Voice
It's been 20 years since the Utah Jazz last made the NBA Finals falling at the hands of Michael Jordan's Chicago Bulls. KSL Newsradio's Cleon Wall tells us of one long-time Jazz employee who hopes to be back there soon. Dan Roberts is the voice you hear when you are at the Vivint Smart Home Arena to watch the squad play. You may be familiar with that electrifying phrase "How about the Jazz".
3 minutes | Apr 14, 2017
Utah Jazz in the NBA Playoffs
Utah Jazz fans have waited five long years for the team to get back into the thick of the NBA Playoffs. There are a few players left on this team though that was part of the 2012 Jazz playoff team. It has been just as long for them. Gordon Hayward and Derrick Favors were young and inexperienced at the time and they were swept right out of the first round at the hands of the San Antonio Spurs. This time around the team is different. Hayward is an NBA All-Star and Derrick Favors has plenty of experience as a starter under his belt. They are just as excited to be back in this position.
2 minutes | Apr 14, 2017
Plastic Utah Part Two
KSL Newsradio's Brianna Bodily continues the discussion of the high number of plastic surgeons in Utah. She goes in-depth the pressure women feel to go under the knife and the social pain which forces them to hide their surgery. She tells the story of one woman who received a tummy tuck, but was not about ridding a muffin top. It was to repair muscles in her stomach after pregnancy. One doctor says he saw a shift in his LDS Clients after one general authority warned against vanity. As you learn about though not all women are getting plastic surgery for what may be called "superficial reasons".
3 minutes | Apr 13, 2017
Plastic Utah Part 1
Utah is consistently among the top states for the number of plastic surgeons per capita in the nation. KSL Newsradio's Brianna Bodily with both patients and surgeons to ask the questions why are women choosing plastic surgery and why is that rate so high in Utah. Many people across the United States come to Utah to get their work done. There are so many plastic surgeons that it drives down costs.
3 minutes | Mar 31, 2017
Road to Understanding - Salt Lake City's West Side
This part of the state has the Salt Lake International airport, the fair park, two freeways, and the intermodal hub. This part also has plenty of homes though such as neighborhoods like Rose Park. KSL Newsradio's Marc Giauque says people in this part of Utah feel like they get a bad reputation. There are many classes from wealthy to poor and he takes us for an in-depth look.
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