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Utah chicken farmers take skills to West Africa

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted  Oct 2nd - 10:23pm

Mali isn't just a poor country, it's one of the poorest countries in the world. But 20 miles outside of the capital city of Bamako, you'll find the beginning of a project some Utahns are hoping will make a difference.

Church leaders counsel LDS members during General Conference to stay focused on faith, finding happiness

Sam Penrod, KSL  |  Posted  Oct 2nd - 7:00pm

Sunday afternoon concluded the 186th semi-annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The Conference Center held five sessions over the past two days. Church leaders counseled Latter-day Saints on a range of topics.

Latter-day Saints in Europe: faith, hope and charity

Candice Madsen  |  Posted  Oct 2nd - 1:16pm

The beauty of Europe coupled with the power of music and faith come together in this one-hour special. Carole Mikita brings you the story of Latter-day Saints in Europe.

Lost in India: A Boy's Journey Home

Angie Denison  |  Posted  Oct 2nd - 12:04pm

This documentary is about a boy from Southern India who was kidnapped from his family at a young age and ended up in a Christian orphanage. Taj Rowland was then adopted by a Utah family who knew nothing of the kidnapping. Follow his journey home.

'Fact or Fiction? Mormon stories and urban legends'  |  Posted  Oct 2nd - 9:01am

Folklore is alive and well in the Mormon culture, but many of the stories that get passed around are simply not true. In "Fact or Fiction? Mormon stories and urban legends" we'll explore 20 common stories and determine if they are true.

A World Away: Into the Heart of Africa

Ashley Kewish and Ray Boone  |  Posted  Oct 2nd - 6:01am

Click here to see KSL's full broadcast, documenting the work of a small group of Utahns trying to bring hope to one of the poorest countries in the world.

Choosing happy

Angie Denison  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 2:01pm

Who doesn’t want to be happy? It’s one of the basic rights Americans were guaranteed when this country was founded — “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” Michelle King talks to three experts who lay out some key strategies

An LDS temple in Philadelphia, birthplace of American freedom

Sam Penrod  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 1:28pm

On the 229th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will dedicate a temple just a few blocks away from Independence Hall in downtown Philadelphia.

Special General Conference programming for KSL TV

Angie Denison  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 6:49pm

This weekend KSL TV is showcasing some amazing, locally produced programs with International ties. Reporters travel to New York, Philadelphia, Europe, Africa and India to bring you inspirational documentaries — all with direct Utah connections.

UTA to provide extra TRAX service for LDS conference  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 3:35pm

The Utah Transit Authority will offer extra TRAX service for this weekend’s 186th Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Connecticut's 1st LDS temple to serve growing church

Emily Judd, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 10:47am

The first LDS temple in Connecticut opens to the public this week and will soon host services for thousands of the faithful from a four-state area.

General Women's Session: Latter-day Saints urged to be strong in their faith

Carole Mikita  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 10:29pm

Latter-day Saint women, young women and girls were urged to be strong in their faith during the General Women's Session of the 186th Semiannual General Conference.

Wyoming’s 1st LDS temple to temporarily open to public

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Sep 21st - 12:53pm

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Star Valley Wyoming Temple will be open for public tours starting Friday.

President Eyring dedicates new Philadelphia LDS temple

Sam Penrod  |  Posted  Sep 18th - 9:35pm

Leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gathered in Philadelphia on Sunday to dedicate the faith's newest temple.

A powerful voice: LDS women speak out

Candice Madsen  |  Posted  Apr 3rd - 8:55pm

LDS women from all over the world speak out about their important role as women in the church. Carole Mikita weaves the history of the LDS Relief Society together with the powerful voices of the women of the church today.

'Now We Have 20'

Angie Denison  |  Posted  Apr 3rd - 4:32pm

Doug and Deanne Walker always wanted a big family. At first they thought they'd have 10 children, but now they have 20.

'A place to call home'  |  Posted  Apr 3rd - 4:09pm

Various church, state, and private organizations have come together to help refugees in Utah find a place to call home. This documentary will share the powerful stories of people involved in the Utah resettlement program.

'A pathway out of poverty'

Angie Denison  |  Posted  Apr 3rd - 1:37pm

Hundreds of thousands of members from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have taken advantage of a relatively new program offered by the church and have learned to be more self-reliant. Many are finding a "Pathway out of poverty."

4 new temples announced at 186th annual General Conference

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Apr 3rd - 10:36am

During his Sunday morning address, President Thomas S. Monson of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced plans to build four more temples during the church’s 186th annual General Conference

'Showtime in Branson: Celebrating Family, Faith and Country'

Michelle King  |  Posted  Apr 3rd - 9:33am

Mormon families are no longer persecuted like they once were in Missouri. With the trail blazed by the Osmonds, LDS performers are now a big part of the landscape in Branson, Missouri.