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Have You Seen This? Young basketball player helps teammate score

Xoel Cardenas,  |  Posted Mar 20th - 3:00pm

Hoops fever is in the air, and we have a feel-good video that shows one little boy’s passion for basketball and his teammate’s effort to make his goal of scoring a reality.

Idaho man honored after quitting high-paying job to build beds for thousands of kids

Nate Eaton,  |  Posted Mar 20th - 10:29am

It was 2012, and Luke Mickelson was looking for a service project that he could do with young men from his Latter-Day Saint congregation in Twin Falls.

Have You Seen This? Blind 6-year-old plays 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Mar 19th - 4:44pm

This is just one of the greatest things I've ever seen. Avett is my new hero.

Make Your Week: A special delivery and surprise thank-you

Jordan Ormond,  |  Posted Mar 18th - 4:09pm

These Utahns went out of their way to help brighten someone else's day: one with a very special delivery, and the other with a surprise thank-you.

Bountiful gym comes together to grant man’s dying wish

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 17th - 9:35pm

A group of gym-goers made a man’s dying wish come true in Davis County over the weekend.

'He saved my son’s life': The power of one Payson man’s wave

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 17th - 11:02am

One Payson man is known for standing on the corner near his house for up to three or four hours, seven days a week — doing one simple thing.

8-year-old Utahn with rare kidney disease to help IHOP 'flip it forward' for Primary Children's Hospital

Nakisha Rigley, KSL  |  Posted Mar 11th - 10:40pm

Nellie Mainor isn't letting a rare kidney disease stop her from giving back to others who suffer from critical illnesses. IHOP is helping her inspire others to give back as well.

Have You Seen This? Son's photo of sad dad at struggling donut shop goes viral, helps boom business

Xoel Cardenas,  |  Posted Mar 11th - 3:00pm

When you see your dad sad, you'll do anything to cheer him up. A son's photos and plea for help went viral and turned a struggling new business into an overnight success.

Humane Society holding baby shower for infant wildlife

Mark Saunders, CNN  |  Posted Mar 10th - 1:54pm

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Rancho Coastal Humane Society's San Diego Wildlife Center (SDWC) will collect donations for cottontail rabbits, squirrels, hawks, raccoons, owls, and other wildlife.

Rome Italy Temple is dedicated in 'Eternal City'

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Mar 10th - 12:25pm

Latter-day Saints around the world have been excitedly following the Rome Italy Temple, which was dedicated Sunday.

Oprah tells Utah audience that 'your legacy is every life you touch'

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Mar 7th - 1:49pm

Oprah Winfrey talked breakthroughs, legacies and becoming authentic during the Qualtrics tech conference in Salt Lake City Thursday.

'Absolute miracle:' Rescuers find missing California sisters

Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 3rd - 3:37pm

Armed with some outdoor survival training, granola bars and pink rubber boots, 5- and 8-year-old sisters survived 44 hours in rugged Northern California wilderness before they were found dehydrated and cold but in good spirits on Sunday, authorities said.

Louisiana student welcomed by Utahns after she applied to the wrong SLCC

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Mar 2nd - 12:02pm

Kaitlynn Lovelady, a student at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, was looking for a change of pace when she tried to apply to South Louisiana Community College (SLCC) and found that she had accidentally applied to Salt Lake Community College.

WWII vet asks for 100 cards on 100th birthday, receives thousands instead

Jessica Ivins, Contributor  |  Posted Mar 1st - 11:02am

A World War II veteran had one wish for his 100th birthday: to receive 100 cards in the mail. With a bit of help from social media, thousands of people have come together to make his wish come true in a big way.

Make Your Week: Team wears support ribbons after rival players’ mom dies, other feel-good stories

Faith Heaton Jolley,  |  Posted Feb 25th - 2:00pm

While there are a lot of bad things happening in the world, there are and will always be great human beings who are doing their part to make things a little easier for others. We have a few examples of that in this week’s article.

Utah man back from brink after freak drag racing accident

Heather Simonsen, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 24th - 12:20pm

In an instant, life can change, and no one knows that better than a West Bountiful man who was in a horrible drag racing accident.

There’s science behind that bond you have with your dog

Shara Park, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 15th - 5:19pm

When a parent gazes into an infant’s eyes, the body produces oxytocin — also known as the love hormone. A research study out of Japan found that gazing into a dog’s eyes produces the exact same thing. love stories: We asked and you sent them in. Here are our favorites 💕

Yvette Cruz,  |  Posted Feb 14th - 2:50pm

To celebrate love, we asked readers to submit their own love stories in 100 words or less. What followed was a deluge of endearing and wonderful short stories about love in the simplest form.

Make Your Week: Cleaning the canyons, food drives for those in need

Faith Heaton Jolley,  |  Posted Feb 11th - 3:59pm

If your commute was extra long due to the slick roads or if you just mentally aren’t ready to face another work week, we’ve got your back and are here to offer a boost.

Man gifts car to stranger during trade-in at dealership

Travis Rice, CNN  |  Posted Feb 10th - 9:05am

A California nursing student has a new car after a man overheard her conversation with a salesman not end well.