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Summer lunch programs denounced as waste of government money

08/22/2013 7:49am
Thousands of Utah kids are eating at summer lunch programs around the state but some people think it isn't the school's responsibility to feed them. KSL viewers are concerned about what they say is a large amount of waste generated by the summer lunch program.

5 movies to get ready for back to school

08/22/2013 2:07pm
School starts in a few days and for some it's already underway. We thought we'd help you get back into the school spirit. No, I'm not going to tell you to get out and enjoy those last few days of summer, I'm proposing you spend that time inside watching these five movies.

Test-tube babies: A simpler, cheaper technique?

08/22/2013 3:28pm
Since the first test-tube baby was born more than three decades ago, in vitro fertilization has evolved into a highly sophisticated lab procedure. Now, scientists are going back to basics and testing a simpler and cheaper method.

Why I rescued a small rock from the car-wash vacuum

08/22/2013 7:37pm
Before vacuuming out the van, my kids had to climb in and manually remove over-sized road trip debris. They were to toss it all, regardless of personal attachments to travel brochures. In the end, I made an exception for a small rock. Here's why.

Ogden goes door to door to improve schools

08/22/2013 9:37pm
The community of Ogden spent the summer surveying more than 700 families to find out what they need to help children succeed in school.