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Sundance film ‘Super/Man: The Christopher Reeve Story’ gets U.S. theatrical release

Sundance film "Super/Man: The Christopher Reeve Story" will get a special-even theatrical release in the U.S.
2 days ago
FILE - This combination of 2017-2022 photos shows the logos of Facebook, YouTube, TikTok and Snapch...
Matt Gephardt and Sloan Schrage

Scammers offer to help regain control of hacked social media accounts for a fee

People are advertising they can help you get back into your hacked social media accounts. It is a lie.
4 days ago
Utah Capitol where lawmakers passed a deal to possible raise a tax and quickly spend the money on d...
Lindsay Aerts

Lawmakers defend Sept. 1 contract deadline on downtown plans

The deal to raise Salt Lake City's sales tax to help house the new NHL team and revitalize downtown is moving fast and lawmakers are defending the deadline.
4 days ago
Ben Van Leeuwen scoops Kraft Mac & Cheese flavored ice cream Wednesday, May 15, 2024, in the Br...
Dee-Ann Durbin, The Associated Press

Sour Patch Kids Oreos? Peeps Pepsi? What’s behind the weird flavors popping up on store shelves

Van Leeuwen Ice Cream usually draws customers with gourmet takes on classics like vanilla and pistachio. But occasionally, the artisanal ice cream maker headquartered in New York slips in what it calls a “shock flavor,” like Hidden Valley Ranch or pizza.
6 days ago
ROHNERT PARK, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 17: In an aerial view, a sign is posted on the exterior of a Red L...
Michelle Chapman and Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Business Writers

Red Lobster seeks bankruptcy protection days after closing dozens of restaurants

Casual dining chain Red Lobster has filed for bankruptcy protection late Sunday, days after shuttering dozens of restaurants.
6 days ago
Abravanel Hall is pictured in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, May 8, 2024. Smith Entertainment Group, ...
Lindsay Aerts

Plan for updating Abravanel Hall estimated to cost hundreds of millions

Estimates for updating Abravanel Hall, home of the Utah Symphony, are estimated to cost over $200 million.
6 days ago
Protesters descend a staircase in the Minnesota State Capitol building in St. Paul, holding signs a...
Eva Rothenberg, CNN

Minnesota lawmakers strike minimum pay deal for Uber, Lyft drivers

Minnesota lawmakers successfully struck a deal with rideshare companies Uber and Lyft to establish a minimum wage standard for their drivers.
7 days ago
(FILE) Two signs advertising bedrooms for rent....
Daniel Woodruff

Rent costs are up nationally, but what about Utah?

While some aspects of inflation are cooling down, the cost of renting has continued rising.
9 days ago
The KSL Investigators purchased four supermarket containers of strawberries, spinach and grapes to ...
Matt Gephardt & Sloan Schrage

Food for thought: Do storage containers keep your fruits and veggies fresh longer?

Many manufacturers claim their food storage containers will keep fruits and vegetables fresh longer. The KSL Investigators tested just how well those bins live up to their hype.
10 days ago
KSL’s Matt Gephardt price shopped several items at traditional grocery stores and specialty food ...
Matt Gephardt

Gephardt Busts Inflation: Will shopping specialty food markets save you money?

To save money on your groceries, a specialty food market might not come to mind. But KSL Consumer Investigator Matt Gephardt found branching out to specialty food markets might help you bust some grocery inflation.
12 days ago
High food prices are squeezing Utah families, and going to the grocery store can be a frustrating e...
Daniel Woodruff

Is grocery shopping ‘frustrating and stressful’? Here are ways to stretch your dollars

High food prices are squeezing Utah families, and going to the grocery store can be a frustrating experience.
13 days ago
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Associated Press

Meme stocks are back as GameStop and AMC surge like it’s 2021

The man at the center of the pandemic meme stock craze returned to the social platform X for the first time in three years and sent prices of those stocks surging overnight.
13 days ago
FILE - A United Airlines jetliner soars past an MLS soccer match July 8, 2023, in Commerce City, Co...
Associated Press

US airlines are suing the Biden administration over a new rule to make certain fees easier to spot

U.S. airlines are suing to block the Biden administration from requiring greater transparency over fees that the carriers charge their passengers
13 days ago
FILE — The 2024 Sundance Film Festival is in Park City and Salt Lake City Jan. 18 - 28. (Sundanc...
Collin Leonard, KSL.com

Sundance moves forward with Utah proposal, but no word from other cities

The Sundance Film Festival has moved into the second phase of weighing future host cities, but little information can be gleaned from those who have signed nondisclosure agreements.
16 days ago
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Woman creates custom designed signs, drawing inspiration from her heritage

A popular way some families honor their 2024 grad is displaying a huge banner with their photo and name on it. Vania Lautaha has perfected this art in a unique way – drawing inspiration from her Samoan heritage.
18 days ago
FILE: A view of the Delta Center from KSL Broadcast House on May 25, 2023. (Lindsay Aerts, KSLTV)...
Lindsay Aerts

‘Sports, entertainment, culture and convention’: Group vows on plan to revitalize downtown SLC

The Smith Entertainment Group is vowing that its revitalization project downtown will be a “sports, entertainment, culture and convention” district, not just an arena rebuild as Salt Lake City weighs a sales tax increase to help fund it.
19 days ago
Certain candies have been recalled at multiple store locations including in Utah due to Salmonella ...
Eliza Pace

Candies sold at Target, Walmart and other retailers recalled due to salmonella contamination

Certain candies have been recalled at multiple store locations including in Utah due to Salmonella contamination.
19 days ago
SEATTLE, WA - OCTOBER 31: A Redfin real estate yard sign is pictured in front of a house for sale o...
Alex Veiga, AP Business Writer

Redfin agrees to pay $9.25 million to settle real estate broker commission lawsuits

Redfin has agreed to pay $9.25 million to settle federal lawsuits that claim U.S. homeowners were saddled with artificially inflated broker commissions when they sold their homes.
20 days ago
FILE - Google's first datacenter in Germany is pictured during its inauguration in Hanau near Frank...
Matthew Barakat, AP Business Writer

Google, Justice Department make final arguments about whether search engine is a monopoly

The government and Google are making their closing arguments in a high-stakes antitrust trial to a federal judge in Washington who must now decide whether the tech giant's search engine constitutes an illegal monopoly.
23 days ago
ROHNERT PARK, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 17: In an aerial view, a sign is posted on the exterior of a Red L...
Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN

What went wrong at Red Lobster

All you can eat shrimp, might be the downfall of the seafood restaurant chain that is considering bankruptcy.
23 days ago
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Eliza Pace

Study finds nearly 40% of homeowners don’t believe they could afford their home if buying today

A new study shows 40% of U.S. homebuyers don't believe they could afford their home if they bought it today.
23 days ago
(FILE) A man working on a car with the hood lifted up....
Matt Gephardt and Sloan Schrage, KSL TV

What you should know about extended car warranties and how to fight denials

One after another, the KSL Investigators heard from Utahns who paid monthly for an extended auto warranty but have not had a smooth ride in their repairs covered.
24 days ago
FILE - A woman wheels a cart with her purchases out of a Walmart store, Nov. 18, 2020, in Derry, N....
Samantha Delouya, CNN

Tons of ground beef sold at Walmart’s nationwide recalled for possible E. coli contamination

More than 16,000 pounds of raw ground beef products were recalled by the US Department of Agriculture on Wednesday on concerns the meat may be contaminated with E. coli.
24 days ago
The Black Magic Asphalt logo on documents that were exchanged with El Cholo’s Manuel Jacquez....
Matt Gephardt and Sloan Schrage, KSL TV

Get Gephardt helps man who says contractor turned his payment guarantee into a double payment

The El Cholo Restaurant hired a crew to reseal their parking lot, costing $4,600. Despite promises of a refund, the credit card charge remained, and interest accrued. Here's how the KSL Investigators resolved the issue.
26 days ago

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