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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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Now displaying: January, 2017
Jan 31, 2017

25 Jewish organizations across the nation dealt with bomb threats recently, including a Jewish community center in Salt Lake City, Utah. This hit close to home for me. Originally aired on 1-30-2017.

Jan 31, 2017

World leaders are trying to decide if it's worth the controversy to cosy up to President Trump. Originally aired on 01-31-2017.

Jan 27, 2017

Confused by Chinese New Year? I'm here to clear up any misconceptions on the 12-year zodiac calendar used for centuries in Asia. Welcome to the Year of the Rooster. Originally aired on 01-27-2017.

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

Jan 27, 2017

Shirts that feature violent animals are all the rage for luxury clothing brands. I've got everything you need to mock or buy these items in this minute of news. Originally aired on 1-27-2017.

Jan 26, 2017

President Trump wants an investigation into voter fraud. He made that perfectly clear in a tweet, but the issue is complicated. Did you know that some members of the Trump family are registered to vote in multiple states? You might be as well. Originally aired on 01-26-2017.

Jan 26, 2017

Middle America loves Donald Trump...but where is middle America? I'll help you find it. Originally aired on 01-26-2017.

Jan 24, 2017

You probably haven't thought about eating bugs since you were a kid. BYU might change that. Originally aired on 01-24-2017.

Jan 23, 2017

Senator Chuck Schumer helped to ring in the peaceful transition of power at President Trump's inauguration...and put forth proposals in the senate that will never pass. Something has to change. Originally aired on 01-23-2017.

Jan 20, 2017

The football, aka: the briefcase that allows a president to launch a nuclear missile, was shown to President Donald Trump immediately after he took the Presidential Oath of Office. Also, listen to oath as it was taken over the last 60 years.

Jan 19, 2017

If President Barack Obama resigns tonight, on the eve of Donald Trump's inauguration, he can accomplish two things. The first would be fulfilling Vice President Joe Biden's dream of becoming president. The second would be ruining President-elect Trump's inauguration by making him the 46th president. Originally aired on 01-19-2017

Jan 19, 2017

President Xi Jinping is calling on President-elect Donald Trump to not restrict free trade. It's ironic considering who he's with this weekend. Originally aired on 1-19-2017.

Jan 18, 2017

Everyone thinks their dog is smart, but did it graduate from Yale? Originally aired on 1-18-2017.

Jan 17, 2017

Usually, Hollywood is afraid of making musicals into movies. Thanks to a certain show, that seems to be changing. Originally aired on 01/17/2017.

Jan 16, 2017

The late civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would've been 88 years old today and gave his famous 'I Have a Dream' speech at 34 years old, calling for people of all colors to co-exist peacefully. Listen, and be inspired. Originally aired on 01-16-2017.

Jan 16, 2017

Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey are shutting down the circus. The performers are going to be unemployed and struggling to find jobs. The company that owns the circus is a different story. Originally aired on 01-16-2017.

Jan 13, 2017

Gettysburg is home to one of the most important battles in Civil War and U.S. history - and, quite possibly, the creepiest wax museum in the country. Want to own a wax version of a President? How about a First Lady? The life-sized wax replicas are being sold to the highest bidder. Originally aired on 01-13-2017.

Jeff Caplan, in addition to being a history buff who is creeped out by wax statues, is the host of Jeff Caplan's Afternoon News on KSL Newsradio. 

Jan 13, 2017

For years, Cubans could seek asylum in the United States under a policy known as "wet foot, dry foot." A year after entering the U.S., aliens from Cuba could seek a visa to stay permanently. But President Barack Obama is ending the wet foot, dry foot policy, which stems from 1995 immigration law. I will tell you about my experience with the people affected by this policy. Originally aired 01-13-2017.

Jeff Caplan is the host of Utah's Afternoon News on KSL Newsradio, airing weekdays from 3 pm to 7 pm. 

Jan 12, 2017

You just missed the deal of the century. Qatar Airways made some people very happy today. In their "Travel Festival," some lucky travelers got a golden ticket - a zero cost flight to your favorite vacation destinations. Find out what you missed so that you won't miss things like this again. Originally aired on 01-12-2017.

Jeff Caplan is the host of Jeff Caplan's Afternoon News, which airs weekdays on KSL Newsradio in Salt Lake City, Utah. 

Jan 11, 2017

Bars are starting to make heroes out of bartenders. If a patron is in trouble - maybe you're worried someone slipped something in your drink or you're trying to escape a potentially abusive situation, you order a special code word drink at the bar, and the bartender knows you're in trouble and need help. Originally aired on 01-11-2017.

Jeff Caplan is the host of Jeff Caplan's Afternoon News. Hear him weekdays on KSL Newsradio in Salt Lake City, Utah. 

Jan 11, 2017

Want to travel the world and get paid? A Utah couple wants to talk to you. At $1500 a month, you could be their nanny, just like Mary Poppins, and travel with the family while they see the sights including Hawaii, Europe and more. Oh, but there's a catch - you're competing against thousands of other eager nanny candidates. Originally aired on 01-11-17.

Jeff Caplan is the host of Jeff Caplan's Afternoon News, weekdays on KSL Newsradio in Salt Lake City, Utah. 

Jan 10, 2017

A former U.S. Senator, Al D'Amato, got himself in a lot of trouble when he tried to use that "don't you know who I am" line during a recent airline flight. The crew asked him to change seats, he tried to refuse, then he tried to invite his fellow air travelers to turn on the crew. You can imagine how well that went over. Originally aired 01-10-2017. 

Jeff Caplan hosts Jeff Caplan's Afternoon News, weekdays from 3 pm to 7 pm in Salt Lake City, Utah on KSL Newsradio. 

Jan 10, 2017

A vacation to Miami, that hot spot of the Sunshine State, led to the arrest of Volkswagen's head of compliance, Oliver Schmidt, related to VW's diesel emissions cheating scandal. Even in anything-goes Florida, it's not a good idea to lie to the government. Originally aired on 01-10-2017.

Jeff Caplan is the host of Jeff Caplan's Afternoon News, weekdays on KSL Newsradio in Salt Lake City, Utah. 

Jan 9, 2017

Remember the story about the girl who ordered a dollhouse through Amazon's Alexa? A news crew was talking about the incident may have accidentally caused more Amazon Echo, Dot and other home assistant devices to do the exact same thing. Originally aired on 01-09-2017.

Jeff Caplan is the host of Jeff Caplan's Afternoon News on KSL Newsradio in Salt Lake City. 

Jan 6, 2017

The Real Housewives of ISIS is now airing on the BBC. It's been met with hate and support in Britain. What do you think? Is satire the best way to talk about such heavy and violent issues as terrorism and the Islamic State? Originally aired on 01-06-2017.

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

Jan 6, 2017

Charles Feeney, the most giving man you've never heard of. He spent his life building up a fortune worth billions...and he gave it all away. There was only one condition for his generosity and the rule may surprise you. Originally aired on 01-06-2017.

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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