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Utah abortion laws unclear on reporting, verification process for sexual assault victims

Utah abortion bans require law enforcement and physicians to work together to help victims of sexual assault who are seeking abortion care, but KSL Investigators found the state has not established a uniform process to ensure that happens.
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Passenger says Priceline promised first-class tickets but only delivered coach

When you pay for a first-class ticket, you'd expect a first-class seat. So, what can you do when a third-party booking site sticks you into an economy class seat for the same price instead of the first-class ticket you bought?
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Utah placed limits on police use of spy tech; Do they go far enough?  

For months, the KSL Investigators have been asking questions about spy technology law enforcement uses but doesn’t want to talk about. What exactly does the high-tech tool do, and what happens to your information if it gets caught up in a digital dragnet?
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Why you should stop using your work computers, phones for personal use

Many Utahns are still working from home, spending a lot of time on their work computers. That can make it easy to forget it's not a personal computer. But KSL's Matt Gephardt has three reasons why you should use your work computers for one thing — work.
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Study: More people need E.R. care after playing with fireworks

A report from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission may throw a wet blanket on your 4th of July plans – or at least make you think about bringing a wet blanket with you just in case your family’s celebration adds to a troubling trend.
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Too risky to insure? Why your homeowner’s insurance could go up in smoke

There are good reasons for an insurance company to drop your homeowner’s coverage. But what happens when you’re dropped for something you have no control over? KSL Investigator Matt Gephardt went out to find: can they do that?
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‘It was hastily passed’: Medical, legal experts raise concerns about Utah’s abortion trigger law

Senate Bill 174, passed by the Utah Legislature in 2020, was crafted, in part, to send a message. Now, medical and legal experts are sounding alarm bells about how it will work in practice.
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Gephardt Busts Inflation: Americans shy away from using credit cards abroad, missing out on best exchange rates

As COVID-19 wanes, travel agencies are seeing a massive spike in bookings as folks look to spread their wings and travel abroad.
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Utah couple gets hit with sky-high surprise air ambulance bill

A perk of hitting that out-of-pocket max limit on your health insurance is usually, your insurance covers all other expenses for the year 100%. When a Highland couple continued to get bills, they asked KSL Investigator Matt Gephardt for help.
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Congress considers crypto legislation: What you need to know

It's been a rough year for cryptocurrencies. Prices reached record heights this past November, but by last week, crypto has lost $2 trillion of its market value. Now, there's a new plan for the Feds to regulate cryptocurrencies.
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Gephardt Busts Inflation: Despite growing demand for digital coupons, most are still printed

Researchers found that 91% of all coupons are old-fashioned paper coupons. That’s a problem when you compare it to consumer demand.
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Gephardt busts inflation: Is saving hundreds on your internet bill worth the hassle?

When you sign up for internet, you need a modem to connect and router for your home's Wi-Fi. But most internet service providers charge you to use their equipment, on top of what you pay for their plan. But did you know you can buy your own and potentially save hundreds of dollars? The thing is, it’s not necessarily that simple.
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Utah Senate candidate accused of violating protective order

Prosecutors said Wednesday that Republican State Senate candidate Brandon Beckham violated a court order by emailing the woman he is charged with sexually abusing.
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‘Who else could it be happening to?’: Utah family discovers caseworker’s report riddled with inaccuracies

Utah's Division of Child and Family Services is tasked with keeping children in difficult situations safe. But a Utah man says a report DCFS filed regarding his family is riddled with inaccuracies. That's why he reached out to the KSL Investigators.
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Courtroom audio sheds light on case at the heart of Utah County controversy

A public spat between elected officials in Utah County has drawn new attention to a 2012 child sexual abuse case that never went to trial. Now, the KSL Investigators have obtained courtroom audio recordings that provide insight as to why the charges were dropped.
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Gephardt Busts Inflation: Will shopping the dollar stores stretch your grocery dollar?

Getting dinner on the table was rarely simple before high inflation hit the economy, but for millions of families, it has become a downright financial struggle.
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Speeding over 100 mph? Be ready to pay up, troopers say

After a pandemic spike in fatal crashes, Utahns with a lead foot now face heftier fees and a possible criminal charge under a new state law that took effect in May. Troopers cited 70 motorists for reckless driving, a misdemeanor, in the first month.
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Gephardt Busts Inflation: How a little maintenance can save you big on appliance repairs or replacements

When it comes to our expensive appliances breaking, there is another option besides repair or replace. Maintenance.
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Prosecuting sex crimes: Utah County attorney touts improvement, but current backlog unclear

The Utah County Attorney’s Office released new data Friday showing prosecution rates for cases involving sexual violence.
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The new tip culture: How to handle growing gratuity

You walk up to the counter, order your food, and pay. Then the moment of truth: to tip or not to tip? Maybe it’s not somewhere you used to tip before. KSL Investigates why it’s expected now, and how much Utahns are paying.
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More bed rails linked to elderly deaths, no recall at this time

Bed rails have killed three elderly people federal regulators said, yet they are not being recalled this time.
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Why investors should stay the course during turbulent markets

Investors say to hold off on selling, even when the market starts to dip, you might get a good return when it rises.
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Who’s responsible when a snowplow damages your fence?

Turns out, when plows from multiple agencies work the same area, knowing who is responsible for the damage is not always clear cut.
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Gephardt Busts Inflation: Stacking rewards to save more

Apps and loyalty programs are important marketing tools for companies - that can pay off for you.
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