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Local entrepreneurs aim to feed 1 billion hungry by November 2020

Amy Osmond Cook, Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 11:59am

Entrepreneur Dr. Ambuj Jain has launched Feed a Billion, an organization aiming to feed 1 billion of the world's hungry by the year 2020. He has already served up 1.3 million meals.

Make Your Week: Local boys give flowers to all the girls at school

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 11:42am

Because of the holiday, Tuesday is now most people’s Monday, which can be confusing and still give you those “Monday blues.”

Utah shelter dog whose story went viral finds new home

Sean Moody  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 7:31pm

Several days after the story of a Boxer at the Humane Society of Utah went viral, Rhino Lightning, as the dog is called, has a new home.

Retired teacher pays 'life's rent' with painted cards for soldiers

Ray Boone  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 10:34pm

For Vera Bakker, the struggle to keep busy happens every morning inside the Bountiful assisted living center she calls home. But she found a new purpose, and she says it's simply her way of paying rent on her life.

Dad’s sweet message to sons about respect, kindness after divorce goes viral

Jessica Ivins, Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 16th - 10:32am

A Boston father woke up early to help his young sons shower their mother with love, gifts and gratitude on her birthday. Not entirely unheard of, until you get this small detail: The couple is divorced.

St. George mom dresses up as a 'dad' for son's school activity

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted   Feb 15th - 9:40pm

To be a good parent, it's important to remember the little things, as those often mean more to your kids than the big things.

Make Your Week: Valentines for refugees and donations for a Boy Scout camp

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted   Feb 13th - 11:08am

Are you having a rough Monday? Need a pick-me-up? We’ve got you covered.

Logan restaurant owner serves up free food for flood victims

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted   Feb 11th - 10:18pm

While Cache County residents dealt with a third day of flooding Saturday, many were asked to limit water usage to give sewer systems time to catch up. So, one restaurant owner decided to spend the day helping his neighbors in a unique way.

Sick 4-year-old rocks out to song from hospital bed

Tracie Snowder  |  Posted   Feb 9th - 1:05pm

Four-year-old Leah has been in the hospital for over 300 days, but she hasn’t let that stop her from singing her heart out and becoming an internet sensation.

‘I’m sorry that you’re missing me’: Mom finds beautiful letters from late daughter

Jessica Ivins, Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 8th - 8:21am

A month after losing her teenage daughter in a tragic car crash, a Georgia woman rediscovered a gift that would bring her comfort she never thought she’d find again.

Student gets early graduation ceremony so dying dad can watch

Madeline Holcombe, CNN  |  Posted   Feb 7th - 12:49pm

His son's high school graduation was a day Alfred La'Cap had been looking forward to --- and one he didn't think he would get to see.

A legacy of service as Bennion Center turns 30

Sandra Olney  |  Posted   Feb 6th - 8:30pm

College is a place that is always changing to keep up with the times. But one program at the University of Utah has remained constant for three decades. The call to serve has become a tradition for students at the Lowell Bennion Center.

Sodalicious raising money for family of paramedic killed in crash

Sean Moody  |  Posted   Feb 4th - 8:16pm

Twenty-four ounce sodas are free all day Saturday at the two newest Sodalicious locations. In exchange, the company is collecting money for the family of Tyson Mason.

Utah Senate honors 'Candy Bomber' for lifetime of service

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   Feb 4th - 7:49pm

Col. Gail Halverson, "The Candy Bomber" of the Berlin Airlift, was recognized Friday in the Utah Senate for his service and his contribution to strengthening diplomatic ties to Germany at the end of World War II.

School production of ‘The Lion King’ provides unique experience for deaf showgoers

Alex Cabrero and Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted   Feb 3rd - 10:15pm

From the very beginning, you can see Elk Ridge Middle School's production of "The Lion King" is top notch. But you can also see double characters on stage, and if you look closely, one of them is using sign language.

Stowaway cat reunited with owner after 240-mile joyride on minivan engine

Jessica Ivins, Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 2nd - 8:47am

A cat from Brooklyn definitely used one of its nine lives to survive a 240-mile joyride under the hood of a minivan.

Make Your Week: Rivals rally around coach, officers plow snowy driveways

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted   Jan 30th - 11:27am

Are you having a rough Monday? Need a pick-me-up? We’ve got you covered.

BYU grad working to 'lift,' comfort Yazidi refugees in Greece

Candice Madsen  |  Posted   Jan 26th - 10:30pm

Thousands of refugees are braving a harsh winter in Europe. KSL News traveled to refugee camps in Greece to see how a BYU grad and her small army of volunteers are coming to the rescue.

Man gets joyous reunion with paramedic who rescued him on US 89

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Jan 26th - 10:16pm

Ray Crawford suffered from acute heart failure while driving on U.S. 89 on the morning of Jan. 19. On Thursday, he met with the Unified Fire Authority paramedic who noticed the emergency while driving to work and saved his life.

Man who was homeless off and on lands job after donated suit

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted   Jan 25th - 10:43pm

Every day, people just want to get to work on time. The traffic. The noise. The rush. Brian Smith would've given anything to have been a part of it. Thanks to a donated new suit and a boost in confidence, he'll be back to work.