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Small business brings opportunity to communities, entrepreneur says

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Feb 16th - 6:36pm

Online commerce has been a boon to small businesses in rural areas nationwide. With high-speed internet, and FedEx and UPS readily available, small-town entrepreneurs can reach a global customer base, says Sarah Calhoun, owner of Red Ants Pants.

Payless ShoeSource to shutter all of its remaining US stores

Anne D'Innocenzio, The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 2:57pm

Payless ShoeSource is shuttering all of its 2,100 remaining stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, joining a list of iconic names like Toys R Us and Bon-Ton that have closed down in the last year.

Online daters share red flags for scams on dating sites

Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 16th - 1:41pm

Romance scams are skyrocketing. The Federal Trade Commission says the total number of reported cases has doubled since 2015. Just last year, Americans lost $143 million to the scheme.

Sandy delayed notifying state, public of contaminated water

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Feb 16th - 11:07am

Sandy was cited for excess fluoride levels and failure to adequately inform the public over drinking water also containing high levels of lead and copper in some areas. An infant and other people have been sickened.

UDOT calls for residents to keep snow from their property off the road

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 15th - 5:50pm

As more winter weather rolls in this weekend, The Utah Department of Transportation would like to remind residents that it is illegal to remove snow from their own property and put it in the road.

Researchers find clues that depression may speed brain aging

Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 14th - 8:38pm

Memory and thinking skills naturally slow with age but now scientists are peeking inside living brains to tell if depression might worsen that decline — and finding some worrisome clues.

Shelter the Homeless campaigns to raise $10M to help the homeless

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 14th - 7:33pm

Shelter the Homeless has launched a multimedia campaign to raise funding for new homeless resource centers. Donations will be matched by the Larry H. and Gail Miller Family Foundation up to $10 million.

Drinking two or more diet beverages a day linked to high risk of stroke, heart attacks

Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Posted Feb 14th - 4:16am

More bad news for diet soda lovers: Drinking two or more of any kind of artificially sweetened drinks a day is linked to an increased risk of clot-based strokes, heart attacks and early death in women over 50, according to a new study by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.

These are the 'ultraprocessed' foods you should avoid if you want to live longer

Lisa Drayer, CNN  |  Posted Feb 13th - 8:41pm

A study published Monday revealed an alarming statistic: Eating a lot of unhealthy, "ultraprocessed" foods may shorten your life. Specifically, researchers found that a 10 percent increase in the consumption of ultraprocessed foods was significantly associated with a 14 percent higher risk of death from all causes.

5 ways to make the most of your Valentine’s Day dining experience

Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 12th - 6:33pm

If you haven’t reserved a table for Valentine’s dinner this Thursday night, it may be a challenge to find a restaurant last minute. But flexibility can come to the rescue.

Eating 'ultraprocessed' foods accelerates your risk of early death, study says

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted Feb 11th - 9:14pm

The quick and easy noshes you love are chipping away at your mortality one nibble at a time, according to new research from France: We face a 14 percent higher risk of early death with each 10 percent increase in the amount of ultraprocessed foods we eat.

Women's brains appear younger than men's, study finds

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted Feb 7th - 8:37pm

What's in a number when it comes to age?

Coach Kim: Does your teasing and sarcasm hurt your child?

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb 4th - 7:01am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim explains whether sarcasm can turn into verbal abuse and how to communicate in a way that is more helpful to your kids.

Social media could be key to keeping your New Year's exercise resolution

Ryan Prior, CNN  |  Posted Feb 1st - 9:12pm

A year and a half ago, Stein Esser was in a rut.

Eating breakfast may not help you lose weight, study says

Nina Avramova, CNN  |  Posted Jan 31st - 8:41pm

If you're trying to lose weight you've probably been told not to skip breakfast, as it could make you hungrier later in the day.

It's not too late to set money resolutions for 2019

Sarah Skidmore Sell, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 30th - 8:40pm

it's not too late to set and achieve some money goals.

Tax season begins: CPA, tax filing websites, or filing through the IRS?

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 30th - 8:07pm

Tax season began on Monday and the IRS has officially begun the long project of processing tax returns for millions of Americans.

Coach Kim: How you can be more psychologically healthy

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jan 28th - 7:01am

In this article, Coach Kim explains psychological health and some quick tips on how to improve it.

Here are some off-screen things to do during the Sundance Film Festival

Brooke Nally, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jan 26th - 2:50pm

Every year, Park City brings together thousands of people from all over the world, including A-list celebrities, film aficionados, and, of course, Utah locals who are here in the crowded craziness — whether we like the crowds or not.

Taking on the challenge of cleaning northern Utah's air

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Jan 26th - 11:35am

The Salt Lake Chamber Friday, along with UCAIR and TravelWise, launched the annual Clear the Air Challenge. The one-month effort encourages Utahns to reduce their vehicle emissions by choosing alternatives to driving by themselves.