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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: November, 2017
Nov 30, 2017

Maybe you're thinking of buying an Amazon Echo or Google Home? Might I propose another option? Meet the Ding Dong...made by a Chinese company named Ling Long Inc. I'm not making this up.

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, 2017

All the old-time Christmas specials are coming back on to TV over the next few weeks. You and your children will be able to enjoy Rudolph, Santa Claus, and the Charlie Brown Chrismas Special. Speaking of Charlie Brown, ABC made a mistake last year regarding the Christmas special that came back to haunt them.

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, 2017

The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting is tonight. This famous event, attended by singers and superstars, will be missing it's host Matt Lauer. In case you missed it, some troubling accusations came out regarding the conduct of the Today Show host.

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, 2017

There is nothing better than Christmas cookies...but there is something you should know. A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine that says you should avoid eating raw cookie batter.Even the CDC is supporting this. No, this is not because of the raw eggs. 

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, 2017

The word of the year, according to Dictionary.com, is complicit. How exactly did the website arrive at this word? It has to do with Ivanka Trump and SNL. 

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 27, 2017

Everyone knows the song "Let It Go" from the hit Disney movie Frozen. Elsa, played by Idina Menzel, charmed the world with that song. What you didn't know is that they may have ripped the music for the song from a man named Jaime Ciero and his song, "Volar."

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 27, 2017

For the past 6 months, Delta Airlines has been especially friendly to their passengers lately by using their new SkyPro app...some may say they've been a little too friendly. 

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 22, 2017

So, how do you avoid horrible political fights at Thanksgiving? I found some advice from a Ted Talk given by Scott Tillema that you may find useful. Seriously, take what he has to say seriously and avoid ruining the holidays for you and your family.

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 22, 2017

You've heard of the law of unintended consequences, right? It states: the actions of governments ALWAYS have unintended consequences. Oddly enough, this is pertinent to the discussion surrounding Lilangelo Ball, his two UCLA teammates, LaVar Ball, China, Donald Trump, and LaVar Burton Stay tuned and I'll explain.

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 22, 2017

Thanksgiving turkey ice cream...Does this sound delicious? If so, you're in luck. Salt & Straw in San Francisco is serving it up and I'll give you all the savory and sweet details.

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 20, 2017

The problem with the world is that for every hero, there are four people who look the other way. All the proof I need can be found in the story of 31 year old Tiffany Phomma-Thep...who was shot protecting her kids in northern California last week.

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 20, 2017

Everyone knows there are two different Donald Trumps. One is Mar-a-Lago Trump and New Jersey Trump. It's been a year since President Trump discussed sensitive material in front of the public and hosted wealthy events there. Oh, what a difference a year makes.

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, 2017

Last week, a North Korean soldier bolted towards the south in order to obtain freedom. He was shot 4 times by his old comrades but survived. While rescuing the poor soul, the doctors were able to discover something insane about the rogue state. President Trump may have been right.

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, 2017

Did you know that your dog is a master of manipulation? It doesn't matter if you have a labradoodle, Yorkie, or Great Dane. The University of Portsmouth studied many different breeds and realized how dogs behave differently around humans. You can either read about it in Scientific American, or I can fill you in. Your call.

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 16, 2017

Here is an eternal question: How can you mend a broken heart? With a little help from the Bee Gees and the New England Journal of Medicine, you'll see how this is a real health condition affects people.

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 14, 2017

Today was graduation day at the Fire Academy in New York City. These brand new firefighters had to pass some difficult tests but that's not the biggest story out of this class. One of the graduates is the son of a firefighter killed on 9/11...another is the son of a convicted terrorist.

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 14, 2017

Farmington, Utah is getting a new high school with a new mascot...but there is some concern over the name. Not, it's not a racial slur. The mascot will actually be the Phoenix. You might not realize why that name worries some people but I'll give you a hint...it has to do with the plural form of the word. 

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 13, 2017

We are going to start this week on a high note...seriously. Have you heard of Audrey Luna? She's the soprano who made history by singing the highest whistle note in the history of the New York Metropolitan Opera.  Do you think Mariah Carey or Arianna Grande could do the same thing? Listen and you'll 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

Nov 11, 2017

Humans have a natural, built-in clock and we are still learning how exactly it works. According to the New York Times, researchers have made an unexpected discovery you have to smell to believe.

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, 2017

I've avoided talking about fidget spinners for more than a year...that ends today. If you bought one of these toys from Target, you really need to listen to this minute of news.

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 10, 2017

When you need to sell your used car you may put it up on eBay or KSL.com. Max Lanman, a TV director, did put his girlfriend's Honda Accord up on eBay...but he did much more than that. Let's just say his girlfriend should be impressed.

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 9, 2017

It's been one year since the pollsters got burned by President Trump. You would think that after getting so much wrong in the last election the pollsters might change some things up and do some soul searching...nope. The New York Times is reporting nothing has changed. Take a guess as to how things worked out for them this 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 9, 2017

I don't really know much about art...but this is fascinating. There is a special piece of art called "Olive Trees" by Vincent Van Gogh on display at a museum in Kansas City. Until this week, experts and art lovers have missed something tiny that's been in the painting for 128 years.

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 8, 2017

60 years ago today, the United States struggled with the fact that Russia had beaten them to outer space...but this story isn't just about the Russians getting a head start in the space race. This accomplishment was also shared by a street dog named Laika...A pooch you probably know nothing about.

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 8, 2017

Today is election day and voters are deciding who replaces Jason Chaffetz. As you know, Chaffetz's retirement created the first vacancy in Utah’s congressional delegation in 88 years...but Elmer Leatherwood didn't quit to join Fox News.

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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