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Candy Cane Corner opens with the help of Salt Lake City's RDA

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 7:54am

Candy Cane Corner opened Friday for the 20th year at the Utah PaperBox building at 340 W. 200 South. The holiday store provides gifts to children, youths and families who are clients of YWCA Utah, Volunteers of America-Utah and Road Home.

Son of fallen police officer receives teddy bears made from dad’s uniform

Jessica Ivins, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 9:28am

The 2-year-old son of a police officer shot and killed in the line of duty now has a special way to hold his father’s memory close.

Taylorsville refugee, widow honored as 'great mom'

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 3:35pm

A refugee who was widowed two years ago, Rebecca Atem is a full-time parent as well as a full-time provider for her three children, and she still finds time to participate with them in the YMCA. She was honored by Armour foods' "Great moms" campaign.

Dolly Parton starts fund for families affected by Tennessee fires

Rolando Zenteno, CNN  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 10:16am

Country music star Dolly Parton says she wants to help families in her community in eastern Tennessee whose homes and memories were reduced to ashes this week.

Dad's desperate plea prompts lifetime supply of cups for boy with autism

Sheena McKenzie, CNN  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 10:50am

For Ben Carter, the beloved little blue cup wasn't just a drinking vessel — it was a lifeline.

Mother forgives, helps free man who shot her in the face

Jessica Ivins, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 10:13am

Twenty-six years after being shot in the face, a Florida woman confronted the man who pulled the trigger — with a long hug.

86-year-old grandpa learns to knit, donates caps for preemies

Jessica Ivins, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 29th - 10:01am

Not only can you teach an old dog new tricks, but that dog might just become the master.

Man with lung disease finishes marathon towing oxygen tank

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 9:36pm

A man with a terminal lung disease has completed the Seattle Marathon while towing his oxygen tank.

Make Your Week: Local Santa rides motorcycle, spreads cheer

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 10:28am

Watching and reading the news can be a negative experience when tragedy is reported, so it’s refreshing to read uplifting news.

Stranger tips waiter $750 so he could return home to Ireland for the holidays

Jessica Ivins, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 24th - 10:48am

A Texas waiter is getting his holiday wish, thanks to the generosity of a stranger.

Governor helps serve Thanksgiving dinner at the Rescue Mission of Salt Lake

KSL.com  |  Posted  Nov 24th - 8:43am

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert served dinner at the Rescue Mission of Salt Lake at its annual day before Thanksgiving banquet on Wednesday.

Baseball team raises cash to send player home for holidays

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 23rd - 10:10am

When a group of Nova Southeastern University baseball players realized a new teammate from Venezuela wouldn't be going home for a three-week holiday break like the rest of the team, they decided to pitch in.

Kind repo man surprises elderly couple by paying off their car

Jessica Ivins, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 23rd - 9:48am

While most people fear the repo man, an elderly Illinois couple crippled by debt couldn’t be more grateful for the guy who was sent to take their car away.

Make Your Week: Husband soothes working mom's guilt with gift

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Nov 21st - 10:23am

It’s not easy to get out of bed and tackle responsibilities on a Monday, but there are good things about this rainy day.

4-year-old 'heals' widower with encounter in grocery store

Jessica Ivins, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 21st - 8:23am

A chance meeting at a Georgia grocery store changed the lives of a 4-year-old girl and an 82-year-old man forever.

Draper family honored for military service with free groceries for a year

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted  Nov 20th - 4:00pm

A Draper family was honored for their military service with free groceries for a year.

Sign of peace: Catholic school students acknowledge Bountiful police as peacekeepers

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Nov 20th - 2:48pm

St. Olaf Catholic School students acknowledged Bountiful police as peacekeepers Wednesday by giving the department more than $800 from two fundraisers.

Young women earn award on behalf of peer with disabilities

Ainsley Layland, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 20th - 2:03pm

A group of young women rallied around Erin Norton, a 35 year-old woman with disabilities and showed their love by earning the LDS Young Womanhood Recognition Medallion on her behalf.

Pediatric cancer patient grows up to be nurse who treats kids with cancer

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted  Nov 18th - 7:03pm

A pediatric oncology nurse at Primary Children's Hospital understands her patients in ways no one else can. She's using her own pain to heal others.

'Blessing Box' in Tennessee offers aid, opportunity to community

Hayley Mason, CNN  |  Posted  Nov 18th - 9:45am

If you drive down Donelson Pike, you may notice a small green box.