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The Know Podcast: Utah Gov. Spencer Cox talks COVID-19, Jazz hoops and the future of the GOP

The Know Podcast: Utah Gov. Spencer Cox talks COVID-19, Jazz hoops and the future of the GOP

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 19th - 9:46am

As busy as Utah Gov. Spencer Cox is, he was able to take time recently to talk to KSL.com about several issues.
Gov. Spencer Cox: Utah will have the biggest parade in state history if Jazz win NBA title

Gov. Spencer Cox: Utah will have the biggest parade in state history if Jazz win NBA title

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 15th - 6:05pm

If the Utah Jazz win the NBA title this July, get ready for the biggest parade in state history, Gov. Spencer Cox says.
President Nelson announces 20 more temples, including second in Cache Valley

President Nelson announces 20 more temples, including second in Cache Valley

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 4th - 4:42pm

President Russell M. Nelson announced plans for 20 more temples around the world — including a second temple in Cache Valley in Utah.
'The Know': Reporters Ryan Miller and Sarah Todd reflect on a year covering the Utah Jazz amid a pandemic

'The Know': Reporters Ryan Miller and Sarah Todd reflect on a year covering the Utah Jazz amid a pandemic

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 11th - 4:31pm

Some of the topics discussed include that fateful night in OKC, life as a beat reporter with no active beat, the NBA bubble, and the challenges of not being able to interact with players and coaches in a face-to-face manner.
Have You Seen This?: Young pianist plays beautiful medley of sports TV themes

Have You Seen This?: Young pianist plays beautiful medley of sports TV themes

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 1st - 5:50pm

From the Masters to the NFL of FOX, this kid plays all the TV sports theme hits in a medley that'll get you pumped up for watching games.
Real Salt Lake player tests positive for COVID-19

Real Salt Lake player tests positive for COVID-19

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 6th - 2:40pm

A Real Salt Lake player has tested positive for COVID-19, the club announced Friday.
Police identify 19-year-old motorcyclist killed in Mapleton crash

Police identify 19-year-old motorcyclist killed in Mapleton crash

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 4th - 2:25pm

Police on Wednesday identified a 19-year-old motorcyclist who died in a Tuesday crash involving two other cars.
Shaking felt along Wasatch Front was result of a sonic boom

Shaking felt along Wasatch Front was result of a sonic boom

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 27th - 3:54pm

The shaking felt along the Wasatch Front late Tuesday morning was a result of aerial combat training, officials confirmed.
The Know podcast: Chris Peterson talks election chances, COVID-19 in Utah, and more

The Know podcast: Chris Peterson talks election chances, COVID-19 in Utah, and more

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 21st - 11:00am

In this episode of The Know, host Xoel Cardenas talks to Democratic nominee for Utah governor Chris Peterson on what a path to victory for him in November looks like, as well as whether it is realistic to believe we, as a state, can get back to being more partisan and more cooperative.
3 messages from general conference even those who aren't Latter-day Saints can apply to their lives

3 messages from general conference even those who aren't Latter-day Saints can apply to their lives

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 5th - 11:10am

The mission is the same: For me, it’s all about finding positive messages from anyone who is trying to help others, despite our differences in faith, or no faith, and everything else that makes us different.
Have You Seen This? Arguably the biggest blooper in soccer history

Have You Seen This? Arguably the biggest blooper in soccer history

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 14th - 3:53pm

You've seen wide-open misses in soccer before, but you've never seen one this bad — ever.
The Know podcast: SLC Mayor Mendenhall talks COVID-19, social justice, and the city’s housing future

The Know podcast: SLC Mayor Mendenhall talks COVID-19, social justice, and the city’s housing future

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 24th - 12:07pm

In the debut episode, Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com Breaking News Editor, talks to Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall about COVID-19 and if it derailed her plans for the city, if she felt deflated after the 5.7 earthquake struck on top of a pandemic, and what words come to mind when she remembers the events of May 30 in SLC.
En español: Gov. Herbert, local leaders address the needs of Latino community amid COVID-19 pandemic

En español: Gov. Herbert, local leaders address the needs of Latino community amid COVID-19 pandemic

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 25th - 3:30pm

The growth of COVID-19 in the Latino community is “alarming," Gov. Gary Herbert said.
Family says remains of Tylee Ryan and Joshua 'JJ' Vallow recovered at Idaho home

Family says remains of Tylee Ryan and Joshua 'JJ' Vallow recovered at Idaho home

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 10th - 3:13pm

The remains of Tylee Ryan and Joshua “JJ” Vallow have been recovered, family members confirmed Wednesday.
Utah to stay at yellow, low-risk COVID-19 level, governor announces

Utah to stay at yellow, low-risk COVID-19 level, governor announces

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 5th - 1:20pm

Utah will stay at the yellow, low-risk level for COVID-19, Gov. Gary Herbert announced Friday.
19-year-old man drowns at Springville park

19-year-old man drowns at Springville park

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 1st - 1:25pm

A 19-year-old man drowned at a park on Sunday afternoon, officials confirmed Monday.
1 dead in Salt Lake auto-pedestrian crash

1 dead in Salt Lake auto-pedestrian crash

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted May 22nd - 3:51pm

One person was killed in an auto-pedestrian crash late Friday morning.
Report: Former U. officer accessed explicit photos of Lauren McCluskey on personal phone

Report: Former U. officer accessed explicit photos of Lauren McCluskey on personal phone

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted May 17th - 8:38pm

Several people reacted strongly to the information released on Sunday, including Lt. Governor Spencer Cox, who called it "disgusting and tragic."
Shelter-in-place lifted near South Jordan Walmart, man in custody

Shelter-in-place lifted near South Jordan Walmart, man in custody

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted May 14th - 12:32pm

A shelter-in-place order was lifted Thursday afternoon after a man police were negotiating with was taken into custody.
1 dead, 1 hospitalized in Redwood Road crash

1 dead, 1 hospitalized in Redwood Road crash

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted May 14th - 9:07am

A multiple-car crash on Redwood Road near 6200 South on Wednesday left one man dead and sent one person to the hospital.
Police investigating after man killed in Cedar City shooting; alleged shooter dies in hospital

Police investigating after man killed in Cedar City shooting; alleged shooter dies in hospital

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted May 13th - 12:00pm

Authorities in Cedar City are investigating after they say a man was shot dead late Sunday night, with the alleged shooter dying a few days later.
Police: Man dies from self-inflicted wound after shooting at officer, fleeing in Naples

Police: Man dies from self-inflicted wound after shooting at officer, fleeing in Naples

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted May 11th - 5:21pm

Police asked Naples, Uintah County, residents living on the east side of U.S. Highway 40 to shelter due to “an active police situation," but the advisory was lifted Monday afternoon.
Have You Seen This? Be like Michael Jordan on the court, don't dress like him off the court

Have You Seen This? Be like Michael Jordan on the court, don't dress like him off the court

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted May 7th - 4:03pm

MJ is the GOAT. But one thing Jordan will never be the GOAT of is fashion sense.
All southbound I-15 lanes reopen following morning rollover in Utah County

All southbound I-15 lanes reopen following morning rollover in Utah County

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted May 4th - 12:10pm

All southbound I-15 lanes reopened hours after a morning rollover temporarily shut down three lanes, Utah Highway Patrol officials say.
Daggett County authorities ask public to report any contact with missing camper

Daggett County authorities ask public to report any contact with missing camper

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 14th - 1:06pm

Authorities are asking the public to report any sighting of or contact with a camper who has been missing for two weeks.