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My Minute of News with Jeff Caplan

KSL Newsradio's Jeff Caplan offers his own unique spin on the fun, quirky things that happen alongside the news.
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Dec 22, 2016

What was the greatest moment of your life? For Kris Jenkins of Villanova, it was his buzzer beater to win the NCAA championship. While he loved that moment, he is trying to remain humble and work on his game. Jenkins won't ever talk about it, insisting that his best is yet to come.

Jeff Caplan's Minute of News is hosted by KSL NewsRadio's afternoon news host Jeff Caplan. KSL Newsradio is part of Bonneville Media and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah

Dec 13, 2016

The IOC is thinking about adding cheerleading to their list of Olympic sports. While these cheerleaders deserve an entry for the difficult athletic stunts they pull, I'm still confused as to who they are cheering for.

Jeff Caplan's Minute of News is hosted by KSL NewsRadio's afternoon news host Jeff Caplan. KSL Newsradio is part of Bonneville Media and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah

Dec 13, 2016

People are trying to cram more tv shows into their day by increasing the playback speed. You many not to be able to do it natively on Netflix or Hulu, but there is a Chrome extension that allows you to do it....but should you?

Jeff Caplan's Minute of News is hosted by KSL NewsRadio's afternoon news host Jeff Caplan. KSL Newsradio is part of Bonneville Media and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah

Dec 12, 2016

I used to be a Kirby vacuum salesman and I had a difficult time with the sales trick we were told to use. They were awful and deceptive. I tell you this to reassure you that I won't use these same gimmicks to get you to sign up for KSL text alerts. Just text 'news' to 57500 and we will send you important breaking news you need to know.

Jeff Caplan's Minute of News is hosted by KSL NewsRadio's afternoon news host Jeff Caplan. KSL Newsradio is part of Bonneville Media and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah

Dec 9, 2016

I miss New York pizza so much that I'm flying to New Jersey next week. However, It might be dangerous for me to go out for pie thanks to Pizza Gate. Have you heard of this? It has to do with Hillary Clinton, the child sex trade, and conspiracy theorists shooting up pizza joints across the country! Maybe I should change my plans.

Jeff Caplan's Minute of News is hosted by KSL NewsRadio's afternoon news host Jeff Caplan. KSL Newsradio is part of Bonneville Media and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah

Dec 8, 2016

Donald Trump may have unraveled 40 years of diplomacy with China by speaking with the President of Taiwan. Mistake or not, it was completely intentional. You can thank Bob Dole for this one.

Jeff Caplan's Minute of News is hosted by KSL NewsRadio's afternoon news host Jeff Caplan. KSL Newsradio is part of Bonneville Media and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah

Dec 6, 2016

Amazon is looking to automate grocery checkout counters but is a long way away from doing so. They have a store called Amazon Go and it's basically a glorified convenience. Relax folks, your teenager isn't going to lose their job at 7-11.

Dec 5, 2016

Alka Seltzer used to be the most powerful brand in America, so what happened to it? Seriously. It was so big that the Simpsons paid tribute to it. The actor in the legendary Alka Selzer commercial, Milton Moss, said it changed his life for the better. He went viral without any help from Facebook or YouTube.

Jeff Caplan's Minute of News is hosted by KSL NewsRadio's afternoon news host Jeff Caplan. KSL Newsradio is part of Bonneville Media and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah

Dec 1, 2016

Martin Shkreli is the most hated man in the world. A year after he raised the price on a life-saving drug, he's still thumbing his nose at the American people and the U.S. government. People hate this guy so much that some Austrailian high school students created their own batch of daraprim for $2. Did he respond? Tune in to find out.

Jeff Caplan's Minute of News is hosted by KSL NewsRadio's afternoon news host Jeff Caplan. KSL Newsradio is part of Bonneville Media and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah

Dec 1, 2016

Do you ever wonder who invented the Big Mac? The man's name is Jim Delegate and he did it by going rogue. McDonald's didn't initially want him to add sesame seeds or sauce. Because of his rebelliousness, we have an American icon and one of the best-selling burgers of all time.

Jeff Caplan's Minute of News is hosted by KSL NewsRadio's afternoon news host Jeff Caplan. KSL Newsradio is part of Bonneville Media and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah

Nov 30, 2016

I'm obsessed with Nike's self-lacing sneakers - you know, they automatically lace up just like Michael J. Fox's shoes did in Back to the Future. It would make life so much more convenient. I'll tell you everything you need to know about this. Originally aired on 11-30-2016.

Jeff Caplan's Minute of News is hosted by KSL NewsRadio's afternoon news host Jeff Caplan. KSL Newsradio is part of Bonneville Media and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah

Nov 30, 2016

Tiger Woods quietly returns to golf in the Bahamas. After a 13 month break, he's hoping to return to his former glory. I'll tell you the real reason Tiger fell apart and it has to do with the Navy Seals. Originally aired on 11-30-2016.

Jeff Caplan's Minute of News is hosted by KSL NewsRadio's afternoon news host Jeff Caplan. KSL Newsradio is part of Bonneville Media and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah

Nov 29, 2016

Want to get in on this business idea? Anger rooms are becoming and thing and it allows you to work out your anger in a...safe place. If you pay enough money, they can set up a room exactly how you want it. Yes, they can even make something look like your boss. Originally aired on 11-29-2016.

Jeff Caplan's Minute of News is hosted by KSL NewsRadio's afternoon news host Jeff Caplan. KSL Newsradio is part of Bonneville Media and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah

Nov 28, 2016

I used to work with a man named Fidel when I lived in Miami. He was named after Fidel Castro because his mother adored the socialist leader of Cuba. Hear his story and I'll tell you why he is celebrating the death of Fidel Castro. Originally aired on 11-28-2016.

Jeff Caplan's Minute of News is hosted by KSL NewsRadio's afternoon news host Jeff Caplan. KSL Newsradio is part of Bonneville Media and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah

Nov 28, 2016

Thinking about buying the Amazon Echo or Google Home for Christmas? There is a Chinese company that also wants you to buy their home assistant. The company name is Ling Long and the product is called the Ding Dong. Can you take this home assistant seriously? Originally aired on 11-28-2016.

Jeff Caplan's Minute of News is hosted by KSL NewsRadio's afternoon news host Jeff Caplan. KSL Newsradio is part of Bonneville Media and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah

Nov 23, 2016

Paris Wade used to wait tables until he realized he could make a lot of money producing fake news. Trump fans love his articles and he loves the money he gets for their clicks. Originally aired on 11-23-2016.

Jeff Caplan's Minute of News is hosted by KSL NewsRadio's afternoon news host Jeff Caplan. KSL Newsradio is part of Bonneville Media and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah

Nov 23, 2016

A Chicago politician is making the case for a whole new kind of rat race. Howard Brookins claims a suicide squirrel who attacked him did it because of his speeches illuminating the problem with rodents in the Windy City. Wait, what? Originally aired on 11-23-2016.

Jeff Caplan's Minute of News is hosted by KSL NewsRadio's afternoon news host Jeff Caplan. KSL Newsradio is part of Bonneville Media and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah

Nov 21, 2016

Theodore Milton Okun, an American record publisher, was behind many iconic songs including ones by Peter, Paul, and Mary and John Denver. His publishing company was also used by Elvis and Dreamworks. Sadly, Milt died at the age of 92 this past week. Hear his incredible story on my minute of news. Originally aired on 11-21-2016.

Jeff Caplan's Minute of News is hosted by KSL NewsRadio's afternoon news host Jeff Caplan. KSL Newsradio is part of Bonneville Media and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah

Nov 18, 2016

So, Donald Trump is meeting with Mitt Romney this week and everyone wants to hear that conversation. The will be tough since Trump Tower is closed to the public. Want to get in? You need a secret password and look wealthy. Don't worry, I'll let you in on the whole thing. Originally aired on 11-16-2016.

Jeff Caplan's Minute of News is hosted by KSL NewsRadio's afternoon news host Jeff Caplan. KSL Newsradio is part of Bonneville Media and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah

Nov 17, 2016

Highway fatalities are up and what is to blame? Your phone. Washington is trying to crack down on this behavior and push the creation of self-driving cars. Please, put the phone down. Originally aired on 11-17-2016.

Jeff Caplan's Minute of News is hosted by KSL NewsRadio's afternoon news host Jeff Caplan. KSL Newsradio is part of Bonneville Media and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah

Nov 17, 2016

You can hire a service to bring a Christmas tree, lights, and Christmas dinner to your door. No more bumbling around, trying to untangle lights and haul a tree into the house. Replace the mayhem with boredom. Originally aired on 11-17-2016.

Jeff Caplan's Minute of News is hosted by KSL NewsRadio's afternoon news host Jeff Caplan. KSL Newsradio is part of Bonneville Media and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah

Nov 15, 2016

Your phone number is now as valuable as your social security number. You really have no idea how much information a company can gather about you with just your cell number. They can look at your credit history, among other things. I'll tell you how to protect your privacy. Originally aired on 11-15-2016.

Jeff Caplan's Minute of News is hosted by KSL NewsRadio's afternoon news host Jeff Caplan. KSL Newsradio is part of Bonneville Media and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah

Nov 15, 2016

New research on earworms, songs you can't get out of your head, has my head spinning. I'll tell you why some music is designed to play on a loop in your brain. Prepare to jam out and get annoyed to Barbie Girl, Who Let the Dogs Out, Lady Gaga, certain Christmas songs, and It's a Small World. Originally aired on 11-15-2016.

Jeff Caplan's Minute of News is hosted by KSL NewsRadio's afternoon news host Jeff Caplan. KSL Newsradio is part of Bonneville Media and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah

Nov 11, 2016

After the Brexit, Britains have embraced a meaningless gesture as a form of silent protest. It's trending now on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Conservatives in the UK are unhappy about the message. The gesture has now made it's way to the United States where pro-Nazi graffiti and anti-Muslim sentiment is on the rise. Originally aired on 11-11-2016.

Jeff Caplan's Minute of News is hosted by KSL NewsRadio's afternoon news host Jeff Caplan. KSL Newsradio is part of Bonneville Media and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah

Nov 11, 2016

Canadian singer and songwriter Leonard Cohen passed away yesterday. However, I don't understand the fuss surrounding vigils in his honor. After some research, I realized that famous musicians, such as Elton John, have sung his songs. Listen and I'll tell you why you should care. Originally aired on 11-11-2016.

Jeff Caplan's Minute of News is hosted by KSL NewsRadio's afternoon news host Jeff Caplan. KSL Newsradio is part of Bonneville Media and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah

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