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Happy Headline: Bakery Helps People with Criminal Records Get Back into Workforc

A new bakery in Cleveland is helping people with criminal records and other problems get trained and back into the workforce.
Bloom Artisan Bakery and Café will open this Wednesday and will be offering sandwiches, salads, coffee drinks, and other baked goods.
But most importantly, the bakery will be helping those with barriers to work the chance to learn and grow, as 90% of the workers have a felony record.
The idea is to help these former prisoners put together a credible work history, references, and skills to help them obtain permanent employment.
And, on top of that, the storefront and bakery are expected to raise money for other programs and services.... [Read Full Story]

Woman Trains Dog to Do Laundry

Goril Olsen has trained her dog Champis to do the laundry. The Golden Retriever loads the washer with clothes, shuts the door and balances 3 pods of soap on his head. He also pushes the start button on the washer and waits for the clothes to dry.... [Read Full Story]

Denise & Jonny's Exclusive Oscar Red Carpet Report

Our special Coast Oscar Red Carpet Correspondent Melissa checked in this morning to give us the lowdown of what happened on the red carpet last night at the 2016 Oscars! 

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Happy Headline: Woman Donates Kidney to Dad So He Can Walk Her Down the Aisle

In England, a woman donated a kidney to her dad, so he could walk her down the aisle.
Vanessa Callaghan says she feels honored to be able to give her father John the gift of life – and even lost a bunch of weight to make sure she was in the best shape possible before the surgery.
Because of the transplant, Vanessa and John will have the chance to share a special moment later this year, when John gives Vanessa away at her wedding in September.
Vanessa and John hope their story will inspire more people to talk about organ donation – and even consider becoming donors themselves.... [Read Full Story]

Little Sister Turns Sister into “Zebra” with Permanent Marker

Check this out! Have your kids ever done something like this with a permanent marker?

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Denise & Jonny: Random Acts of Kindness Day!

Denise & Jonny went to Biggby Coffee in St. Joseph to pay it forward on Random Acts of Kindness Day by paying $1 towards someones coffee purchase, they just asked for people to pay it forward and do something nice for someone else. The next thing youknow the Random Acts of Kindness train kept rolling!... [Read Full Story]

Happy Headline of the Day: Teen Buys Flowers for Every Girl in School

Hayden Godfried purchased 900 Valentine's Day carnations for every girl at his Smithfield, Utah school. He used 20 volunteers to distribute the flowers. Hayden used his savings to pay for the carnations. He Facebooked: “So I did a thing today. Today I passed out 900 carnations, one to every girl at SVHS and it was totally worth it. I don’t think anything can compare to seeing every girl in your life holding a flower as they walk through the halls.”... [Read Full Story]

Pink Tie Ball 2016 Photo Booth Photos!

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Happy Headline: Ryan Reynolds Sends Girl to NYC Premiere After Seeing Her Post-D

Ever since the legendary “David After Dentist” video, plenty of people have posted similar videos. It’s always someone still loopy from laughing gas who may or may not know what they’re talking about.
Well, Mariah Boyle was coming out of her fog after visiting the dentist when her mom Rita Miller Boyle recorded it.
Mariah was most upset that she had missed out on seeing the Deadpool movie, which she obviously wants to see very badly.
Luckily, Deadpool hasn’t been released yet. And, luckier still, Ryan Reynolds – the star of Deadpool – saw Mariah’s video, had some sympathy for her, and offered her two tickets to attend the movie’s premiere in New York.
A very cool, very funny move by Ryan Reynolds. Hopefully, the movie lives up to Mariah’s very high expectations.... [Read Full Story]

Happy Headline: Policeman Helps Homeless Woman Survive Snowstorm

A police officer in Massachusetts is being praised after buying groceries for a homeless woman and helping her get a hotel room to weather a snowstorm.
Officer Keith Perry was responding to a call about a woman in distress, when he learned that she was homeless and had not eaten in a while.
With a winter storm approaching, Perry decided to buy the woman some groceries and help her find a place to sleep.
Perry paid for the food himself, while the woman’s distant relative sprung for the hotel room.
The department praised Officer Perry as a “class act” and an example of public service, sharing photos from the grocery store on Facebook – while keeping the woman’s face hidden to protect her privacy.... [Read Full Story]