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Peter Samore

Peter Samore
Peter Samore has been a multimedia journalist at KSL Newsradio since July of 2011, and has covered a multitude of stories inside and outside of Utah. Peter also reports for KSL Television, and the Deseret News.
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    State leader: McAdams saying ‘no’ to Pelosi won’t hurt him

    Utah's House Minority leader, Brian King, says a vote against Pelosi for U.S. House Speaker won't hurt the success of Congressman-elect, Ben McAdams.
  • Lee on Meet the Press Politics

    Lee parts ways with President over who killed Saudi journalist

    "This unauthorized, unconstitutional war, from our standpoint, is not something we ought to be fighting," Lee said of Saudi Arabian involvement in Yemen.
  • Mental Health Resources

    In suicide prevention, experts urge constant referral for help

    PARK CITY — These past two days, KSL Newsradio has talked about QPR training to deal with depression and suicide ideation. “Q” stands for question. “P” stands for persuade. “R” stands for refer. You’ve asked the question if someone is troubled. Then, you’ve persuaded that person to get help. “It’s now time to figure out […]
  • Utah

    E.coli in romaine lettuce? Shoppers weren’t going to buy it, anyway

    SALT LAKE CITY — Thanksgiving shoppers aren’t too concerned with romaine lettuce contaminated with E. coli because, they say, the holiday meal is about anything but salad. Melanie Erwin’s table with be covered with snow crab. “Defrost it, and you get a big, boiling pot, corn, potatoes, shrimp, andouille sausage, and a boil oil, and […]
  • Health

    Burning ban in effect in Salt Lake County

    SALT LAKE COUNTY — The gunk in the air keeps getting thicker, and that has prompted Salt Lake County Health to put a burn ban into effect. The mandate goes for fireplaces, heating stoves and outdoor fires. Burning for heat in an emergency or power failure is allowed. Fines can start at $299, although first […]
  • Military

    Travel rush underway at Salt Lake International

    SALT LAKE CITY — Airports around the country are busy today. Salt Lake International is no exception. Byron Garcia can’t wait to get back to Fresno. “The last Thanksgiving, I wasn’t able to go home,” he said, because he was deployed. “I really want to go back and see my family.” Salt Lake International expects […]
  • Bangerter Safety

    Four new crossings open along Bangerter Highway

    WEST JORDAN — UDOT has finished four interchanges along Bangerter Highway from Taylorsville through South Jordan but some residents want a taller wall to protect their homes. During a ceremony at the new 9000 South intersections, Taylorsville Mayor, Kristie Overson, gave thanks to UDOT, “For listening to our city’s needs, for taking notes and revising quotes, […]
  • Health

    Naloxone efforts in Utah get national news attention

    SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s Naloxone outreach is getting national news attention, as a television show featured Salt Lake City firefighters, and a family, saving lives with it. Crews with CBS News’ “60 Minutes” watched Salt Lake City firefighters try to save a man’s life by spraying Naloxone up his nose. The program showed how […]
  • Health

    Utah processor recalls 100k lbs. of ground beef

    SALT LAKE CITY — Just days before Thanksgiving, a Utah processing facility is recalling 100,000 lbs. of ground beef. The beef from Swift Beef Company in Hyrum may be laced with E. coli, which can cause severe stomach sickness. The USDA says the beef was produced last month and distributed through Utah and the western […]
  • Mental Health Resources

    Training rising for ‘CPR’ of suicide prevention

    PARK CITY — The holidays are a time for joy and family, but for some, they can trigger depression, and even suicidal thoughts. But a new training is helping Utahns detect struggles in our loved ones to prevent tragedy. It’s the CPR of mental health. You’re keeping someone alive until professional help arrives. “You’re providing […]