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Little Tikes made a Peloton-like bike for kids, but child development experts cry foul

Little Tikes made a Peloton-like bike for kids, but child development experts cry foul

Matt McFarland, CNN Business  |  Posted Nov. 27 - 11:07 a.m.

Little Tikes, the children's toymaker, has produced a child-version of the Peloton bike, but experts say it is a step backward in child development.
'It's like a chess match': After trying season, Utes only focused on Pac-12 title

'It's like a chess match': After trying season, Utes only focused on Pac-12 title

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 27 - 10:04 a.m.

Britain Covey was honest about the situation: Utah overlooked Colorado with a Pac-12 Championship game on the horizon.
'Iconic destination' Zion National Park hits visitation record — and could reach 5 million mark

'Iconic destination' Zion National Park hits visitation record — and could reach 5 million mark

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 27 - 9:06 a.m.

Zion National Park has hit uncharted territory when it comes to visitation. It's nearing an exclusive club for national parks.
Virus fears lead to post-Thanksgiving blues for stocks, oil

Virus fears lead to post-Thanksgiving blues for stocks, oil

Carolyn Cohn, Reuters  |  Posted Nov. 27 - 8:07 a.m.

U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slide at the post-Thanksgiving Wall Street open and oil hit two-month lows as fears of a coronavirus variant sent investors scurrying to safe-haven assets.
Utah's most dangerous animals (many might surprise you)

Utah's most dangerous animals (many might surprise you)

Siegfried & Jensen  |  Posted Nov. 27 - 8:00 a.m.

You may not come face-to-face with a lion or swim in shark-infested waters in the Beehive State, but Utah has its own fair share of dangerous animals. While some may be obvious, others might surprise you.
Researchers believe omicron COVID variant will reach Utah, sooner or later

Researchers believe omicron COVID variant will reach Utah, sooner or later

Paul Nelson, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Nov. 27 - 7:10 a.m.

Health officials in Utah say they're keeping a close eye on the new COVID variant coming out of South Africa, but how worried should we be in the Beehive State?
'Hopefully it hurts enough': Jazz looking in mirror after losing on another game winner

'Hopefully it hurts enough': Jazz looking in mirror after losing on another game winner

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated Nov. 27 - 12:17 a.m.

Remember when Jaren Jackson Jr. hit a late-game 3 to beat the Jazz way back on Monday? If you didn't, New Orleans' Devonte Graham gave you a pretty good reminder.
 Could you survive a winter night camping at Peter Sinks?

Could you survive a winter night camping at Peter Sinks?

Robert Williamson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Nov. 26 - 10:11 p.m.

Peter Sinks near Logan Canyon records some of the lowest temperatures in the contiguous United States during the winter months. What makes Peter Sinks so cold? Why would you want to camp there in winter? What are the secrets to comfortable cold winter camping?
Local companies see surge in Black Friday business amid supply chain problems

Local companies see surge in Black Friday business amid supply chain problems

Debbie Worthen, KSL-TV  |  Posted Nov. 26 - 8:46 p.m.

A new survey by Lending Tree shows nearly half of all consumers will shop at small, locally-owned businesses this weekend and spend an average of $305 per person.
Laundrie attorney: Missing gun wasn't made public due to 'frenzied atmosphere'

Laundrie attorney: Missing gun wasn't made public due to 'frenzied atmosphere'

Taylor Romine and Dakin Andone, CNN  |  Posted Nov. 26 - 7:46 p.m.

Brian Laundrie's parents discovered a handgun was missing when they voluntarily surrendered their firearms to law enforcement the same day they informed authorities that their son was missing, according to the family's attorney, Steven Bertolino.
Merck's COVID-19 pill significantly less effective in new analysis

Merck's COVID-19 pill significantly less effective in new analysis

Manas Mishra and Michael Erman, Reuters  |  Posted Nov. 26 - 7:20 p.m.

Merck & Co said on Friday updated data from its study of its experimental COVID-19 pill showed the drug was significantly less effective in cutting hospitalizations and deaths than previously reported.
Black Friday is back but it's not what it used to be

Black Friday is back but it's not what it used to be

Taly Arbel and Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press  |  Updated Nov. 26 - 7:09 p.m.

On this year's Black Friday, things almost seem normal.
5 local businesses with gifts for everyone on your list

5 local businesses with gifts for everyone on your list

Divvy  |  Posted Nov. 26 - 7:01 p.m.

If you don't want to be known as the one who gives unwanted gifts, today is your lucky day. Here's Divvy's list of five local businesses offering tried and true gifts your friends and family are sure to love.
West Valley police looking for 3 in shooting at hair salon

West Valley police looking for 3 in shooting at hair salon

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 26 - 6:47 p.m.

Police say a 40-year-old woman was shot Friday during an attempted robbery at a West Valley hair salon.
No. 19 Utah closes out regular season with win over Colorado

No. 19 Utah closes out regular season with win over Colorado

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Updated Nov. 26 - 6:26 p.m.

There were moments where Utah didn't play great and gave Colorado a chance, but in the end the Utes stay undefeated at Rice-Eccles Stadium to close out the regular season.
Some Old Spice and Secret deodorants recalled after cancer-causing chemical is detected

Some Old Spice and Secret deodorants recalled after cancer-causing chemical is detected

Jackie Wattles, CNN Business  |  Posted Nov. 26 - 5:44 p.m.

Procter & Gamble Co. issued a recall for more than a dozen Old Spice and Secret-branded aerosol deodorants and sprays, warning that the products could contain benzene, a cancer-causing agent.
Towering musical theater master Stephen Sondheim dies at 91

Towering musical theater master Stephen Sondheim dies at 91

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov. 26 - 5:05 p.m.

Stephen Sondheim, the songwriter who reshaped the American musical theater in the second half of the 20th century with his intelligent, intricately rhymed lyrics, his use of evocative melodies and his willingness to tackle unusual subjects, has died. He was 91.
New COVID omicron variant triggers travel bans

New COVID omicron variant triggers travel bans

Raf Casert, Associated Press  |  Updated Nov. 26 - 4:22 p.m.

Nearly two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, the world raced Friday to contain a new coronavirus variant potentially more dangerous than the one that has fueled relentless waves of infection on nearly every continent.
Utah State rolls over New Mexico, punches ticket to MWC title game

Utah State rolls over New Mexico, punches ticket to MWC title game

Jacob Nielson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Updated Nov. 26 - 4:15 p.m.

Aggies clinch the Mountain Division for the first time since 2013
Kaysville's Jaxson Dart out to snap BYU's win streak vs. Pac-12 as USC starter

Kaysville's Jaxson Dart out to snap BYU's win streak vs. Pac-12 as USC starter

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 26 - 4:13 p.m.

Dart grew up a Ute fan but didn't really hold much allegiance to either team the last time BYU played USC. That's obviously changed two years later.
Volunteers trade Black Friday shopping for 'green Friday' planting

Volunteers trade Black Friday shopping for 'green Friday' planting

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 26 - 3:00 p.m.

Some 50 volunteers gathered along the Jordan River corridor in Salt Lake City's Rose Park neighborhood on Black Friday to plant trees with the help of TreeUtah and the Jordan River Commission.
Lights, camera ... anyone? Film studios can't get international crews

Lights, camera ... anyone? Film studios can't get international crews

Michael Kahn, Reuters  |  Posted Nov. 26 - 2:05 p.m.

Hollywood flocked to central Europe during the pandemic when film producers there were allowed to keep the cameras rolling, making the region an irresistible draw for streaming giants captivated by castles and tax breaks.
Home care patient says nurse is 'friend who will always be there'

Home care patient says nurse is 'friend who will always be there'

Heather Simonsen, KSL-TV  |  Posted Nov. 26 - 1:15 p.m.

During the pandemic, many have expressed thanks to front-line caregivers at hospitals and clinics. But there are 2 million health care workers in the U.S. whose work isn't quite as visible.
Was Zach Wilson's NFL trajectory sacked the night the Jets drafted him?

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Was Zach Wilson's NFL trajectory sacked the night the Jets drafted him?

Doug Robinson, Deseret News  |  Posted Nov. 26 - 11:44 a.m.

The former BYU star had a rough go of things before getting injured. He'll be back in action Sunday, hoping for better results.
Utah confirms 2,415 new COVID-19 cases, 17 deaths Friday

Utah confirms 2,415 new COVID-19 cases, 17 deaths Friday

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Updated Nov. 26 - 11:33 a.m.

The Utah Department of Health reported 2,415 new cases on Friday and 17 deaths since Wednesday.
Body camera video documents rescue from Pleasant View house fire

Body camera video documents rescue from Pleasant View house fire

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted Nov. 26 - 11:20 a.m.

Newly-released body camera footage captured a dramatic rescue from a burning home early Tuesday in Weber County.
If you made it to the bottom of a ski resort, chances are this artist showed you the way

If you made it to the bottom of a ski resort, chances are this artist showed you the way

Kyle Dunphey, Deseret News  |  Posted Nov. 26 - 9:15 a.m.

If you've ever been skiing or snowboarding, you've probably seen James Niehues' art.
Utah woman recovers from fractured neck and back to open gym and run marathons

Utah woman recovers from fractured neck and back to open gym and run marathons

Mike Anderson, KSL-TV  |  Posted Nov. 26 - 8:20 a.m.

Even though she suffered severe injuries in a car crash, a Clearfield woman has thrived through her recovery.
Utah company's escape-room-in-a-box puts a thrilling mystery under the tree

Utah company's escape-room-in-a-box puts a thrilling mystery under the tree

Finders Seekers  |  Posted Nov. 26 - 8:00 a.m.

Each month, a new adventure filled with cryptic clues, ciphers and puzzles, transports players to a different international city where they solve a riveting mystery.
Utah-based Owlet stops selling baby monitor socks after FDA warning

Utah-based Owlet stops selling baby monitor socks after FDA warning

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 26 - 7:10 a.m.

Utah company Owlet has stopped selling its popular baby monitoring socks after receiving a warning from the FDA that it needs to receive approval to be marketed for medical purposes.
Holiday season moves into high gear but challenges remain

Holiday season moves into high gear but challenges remain

Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov. 25 - 10:14 p.m.

Buoyed by solid hiring, healthy pay gains and substantial savings, shoppers are returning to stores and splurging on all types of items.
Herriman man delivers pies, gift cards as thank you to gas station attendants

Herriman man delivers pies, gift cards as thank you to gas station attendants

Jed Boal, KSL-TV  |  Posted Nov. 25 - 9:43 p.m.

A man in Herriman is thankful for the many gas station attendants who give up time with their families on Thanksgiving to work.
Thanksgiving travelers set TSA pandemic record — more than 2.3 million in the air

Thanksgiving travelers set TSA pandemic record — more than 2.3 million in the air

Pete Muntean and Gregory Wallace, CNN  |  Posted Nov. 25 - 9:01 p.m.

The mass of Thanksgiving travelers has set a new pandemic-era air travel record.
Rookie 911 operator talks Utah couple through baby's birth

Rookie 911 operator talks Utah couple through baby's birth

Ashley Moser, KSL-TV  |  Posted Nov. 25 - 8:26 p.m.

A Utah family is safe with their newborn girl thanks to the quick and calm thinking of a 911 dispatcher.
Not full? Utah to open applications for upcoming turkey hunts

Not full? Utah to open applications for upcoming turkey hunts

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 25 - 7:57 p.m.

Didn't get your fill of turkey at the table this Thanksgiving? There's an upcoming hunt for that.
Donations pour in for man who served 43 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit

Donations pour in for man who served 43 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit

Alisha Ebrahimji, CNN  |  Posted Nov. 25 - 7:09 p.m.

Thousands of people are raising money online for a Missouri man who served 43 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit.
Utah celebrates Thanksgiving with gratitude and service

Utah celebrates Thanksgiving with gratitude and service

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Updated Nov. 25 - 7:05 p.m.

What is happening in Utah during Thanksgiving? People are serving, traveling, expressing gratitude and hopefully remaining safe.
Shop local: This kids adventure box will thrill (Shh, it's also educational)

Shop local: This kids adventure box will thrill (Shh, it's also educational)

Finders Seekers  |  Posted Nov. 25 - 7:00 p.m.

This holiday season, give the kids on your list something truly unique and fun, but also guides them to explore the world and learn!
KSL.com Pick'em: Staff picks for Week 13 of college football

KSL.com Pick'em: Staff picks for Week 13 of college football

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted Nov. 25 - 6:37 p.m.

Each week, we'll release the KSL.com sports staff picks for you to see. Can you do a better job than us? Probably, but that's the fun of it all.
Richard III archaeologists strike again with Roman mosaic find in England

Richard III archaeologists strike again with Roman mosaic find in England

Pan Pylas, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov. 25 - 5:45 p.m.

A team of archaeologists from the University of Leicester in central England certainly appear to have the golden touch.
Have You Seen This? Little league football player dances like no one is watching

Have You Seen This? Little league football player dances like no one is watching

John Clyde  |  Updated Nov. 25 - 4:57 p.m.

This kid is the teammate I want. I don't care if he can play, because I'm all about his attitude.
The remarkable voyage of the sweet potato

The remarkable voyage of the sweet potato

Robert Lawrence, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Nov. 25 - 4:17 p.m.

This classic part of our Thanksgiving meal has appeal that has brought it to many places across the globe.
'This feels right': 7 seasons later, BYU keeper Cassidy Smith has Cougars aiming for history

'This feels right': 7 seasons later, BYU keeper Cassidy Smith has Cougars aiming for history

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 25 - 3:46 p.m.

Without the Lone Peak product, it's hard to tell where this team would be. Certainly, there's a strong chance they wouldn't be getting ready to host a national quarterfinal Saturday night.
Who's a hero? Some states, cities still debating hazard pay

Who's a hero? Some states, cities still debating hazard pay

Susan Haigh, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov. 25 - 3:03 p.m.

When the U.S. government allowed so-called hero pay for frontline workers as a possible use of pandemic relief money, it suggested occupations that could be eligible from farm workers and childcare staff to janitors and truck drivers.
Tribes mourn at Plymouth on Thanksgiving: 'No reason to celebrate'

Tribes mourn at Plymouth on Thanksgiving: 'No reason to celebrate'

William J. Kole, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov. 25 - 2:14 p.m.

Members of Native American tribes from around New England are gathering in the seaside town where the Pilgrims settled — not to give thanks, but to mourn Indigenous people worldwide who've suffered centuries of racism and mistreatment.
How to avoid these common holiday scams

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How to avoid these common holiday scams

Lois Collins, Deseret News  |  Posted Nov. 25 - 2:12 p.m.

The Better Business Bureau just released its naughty list of the top 12 Christmas-related scams.
Americans are spending but inflation casts pall over economy

Americans are spending but inflation casts pall over economy

Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov. 25 - 1:05 p.m.

Americans are doing the main thing that drives the U.S. economy — spending — but accelerating inflation is casting a pall.
Macy's Thanksgiving parade returns, with all the trimmings

Macy's Thanksgiving parade returns, with all the trimmings

The Associated Press  |  Updated Nov. 25 - 12:43 p.m.

Crimped by the coronavirus pandemic last year, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade returned Thursday in full, though with precautions.
Devin Lloyd destined for NFL, but he's still 'enjoying every moment I have here'

Devin Lloyd destined for NFL, but he's still 'enjoying every moment I have here'

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 25 - 11:37 a.m.

Devin Lloyd was always destined for bigger destinations — bigger than a Pac-12 Championship or a Rose Bowl win.
Why gratitude plays a key role for BYU football under Kalani Sitake

Why gratitude plays a key role for BYU football under Kalani Sitake

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 25 - 11:29 a.m.

For most on the team, being a part of head coach Kalani Sitake's program has taught them a lot about gratitude, and it seems fitting to share it this week.
KSL Investigates: Is it time your car had a camera?

KSL Investigates: Is it time your car had a camera?

Matt Gephardt and Sloan Schrage, KSL-TV  |  Posted Nov. 25 - 11:15 a.m.

Once seen only in police cruisers, dash cams for the public have surged in popularity. The mini camera records what is happening around your car, becoming a digital witness that doesn't lie.
More than a dozen remain hospitalized after deadly Waukesha parade crash

More than a dozen remain hospitalized after deadly Waukesha parade crash

Kay Jones, Christina Zdanowicz and Aya Elamroussi, CNN  |  Posted Nov. 25 - 9:42 a.m.

More than a dozen people remain hospitalized after a driver rammed an SUV through a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, over the weekend, killing six people and injuring dozens more.
Jazz players have been ejected a lot this season, but it may have a silver lining

Jazz players have been ejected a lot this season, but it may have a silver lining

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 25 - 8:33 a.m.

Through their first 18 games, Utah has seen six players ejected. That's a lot.
Highly rated LDS thriller book series makes the perfect gift

Highly rated LDS thriller book series makes the perfect gift

Kilo Press Publishing  |  Posted Nov. 25 - 8:00 a.m.

A new series by author C.T. Knudsen is here to fill that void and break the mold when it comes to Latter-day Saint fiction books. (And, once you learn about them, you'll definitely want to set aside some time for a little leisurely reading.)
County delivers Thanksgiving dinner to Utah's homeless pets

County delivers Thanksgiving dinner to Utah's homeless pets

Sean Moody, KSL-TV  |  Posted Nov. 25 - 7:28 a.m.

People across Utah have all kinds of Thanksgiving traditions, but the one constant has usually been a big dinner. One Salt Lake City group prepares meals not for humans but for cats and dogs in the shelter.
Career outings from Lucas, Traore move No. 18 BYU basketball to 5-0 ahead of Utah clash

Career outings from Lucas, Traore move No. 18 BYU basketball to 5-0 ahead of Utah clash

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Nov. 24 - 10:52 p.m.

The 18th-ranked BYU men's basketball improved to 5-0 with a 81-64 win over Texas Southern.
'Could have got really ugly': Jazz don't think close win over Thunder was reflection of play

'Could have got really ugly': Jazz don't think close win over Thunder was reflection of play

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated Nov. 24 - 10:24 p.m.

If you thought the Jazz were going to have an easy win when they jumped out to a 10-2 lead in the first three minutes Wednesday, you wouldn't be alone.

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