How a Utah bill would put cell phones, smart devices on hold in the classroom

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah could soon be the first state with a law restricting cell phones and smart watches on students in K-12 classrooms. “I first came up with the idea because my daughter’s school, it’s getting so bad where kids will put their headphones in and just tune out the entire time. This … Read more

Weight loss surgery extends lives, Utah study finds

Most bariatric surgery today is done via laparoscopy, said Ted Adams, the study’s lead author. (Portra, Getty Images) Estimated reading time: 7-8 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Weight loss surgery reduces the risk of premature death, especially from such obesity-related conditions as cancer, diabetes and heart disease, according to a new 40-year study of nearly … Read more

SE Wisconsin Winter Storm Warning in effect for four counties including Milwaukee

Winter Storm Warning in effect for five counties including Milwaukee A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, and Kenosha counties from noon Saturday until 6 am Sunday. Updated: 4:01 PM CST Jan 28, 2023 Hide Transcript Show Transcript AWARE OF IF THEY HAVE PLANS TODAY. MOLLY: WE HAVE MISSED A LOT … Read more

McDonald’s, In-N-Out, and Chipotle are spending millions on minimum wage referendum

California voters will decide next year on a referendum that could overturn a landmark new state law setting worker conditions and minimum wages up to $22 an hour for fast-food employees in the nation’s largest state. (David Paul Morris, Bloomberg/Getty Images) Estimated reading time: 3-4 minutes SACRAMENTO — California voters will decide next year on … Read more

Common nail salon tools may cause DNA damage and mutations in human cells, research finds

Exposure to ultraviolet light via gel nail dryers may raise the risk of DNA damage, a new study has found. (Nomad_Soul, Adobe ) Estimated reading time: 5-6 minutes ATLANTA — Radiation from nail dryers may damage DNA and cause cancer-causing mutations in human cells, a new study has found — and that might have you … Read more

More snow, wintry mix, rain Wednesday

The third winter storm in seven days will impact New Hampshire early Thursday morning. Winter storm warnings are in effect through 10 am Thursday for all of New Hampshire north of Manchester, while the winter weather advisories are posted from 3 pm Wednesday through 7 am Thursday for the state’s southern three counties. >> Weather … Read more

Applying for FEMA assistance after flooding, 2 skiers hurt in Tahoe avalanche, Google lays off 12K workers

KCRA 3 is rounding up all the information you need to know to get a head start on your day. Here you’ll find what you missed overnight, what’s happening throughout the day, the forecast and how your commute is shaping up. You can also watch our morning newscasts live from 4-10 am here.WHAT’S HAPPENING IN … Read more