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New era in virtual reality therapy for common phobias

Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:37pm

Research shows VR therapy can lead to real-world gains for people with phobias, and works as well as traditional exposure therapy, which slowly subjects patients to what causes anxiety for them.

SLC receives $1.9 million federal grant to retrofit homes from earthquakes

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:15pm

Utah received a $1.9 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency that will help pay for a $2.55 million project to protect 100 Salt Lake homes from earthquakes, federal officials said Monday.

Thieves snatch purse from shopping cart, target shoppers' home

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 18th - 9:41pm

A Millcreek couple is taking inventory and cleaning up after a purse snatcher turned that theft into an even bigger score.

Man sentenced to prison for sex with girl he met on TRAX

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Sep 18th - 9:10pm

A South Jordan man convicted of trying to rape a 12-year-old girl he met on TRAX was sentenced to prison Tuesday despite protest from the girl's mother, who said her daughter lied to him about her age.

Summit targets new innovations in Utah food production

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Sep 18th - 8:37pm

For years, Utah farmers and ranchers have produced food for families across the Intermountain West. But demand has changed, and now local food producers are working to develop new ways to provide the food consumers are calling for.

Commission focuses in on Point of the Mountain traffic as it plans for 2050

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 18th - 8:04pm

Those advising the future of the Point of the Mountain signaled that transportation remains the key issue residents want to be addressed, but those in charge of the project are still trying to figure out what the final plan will be.

State needs to do more to collect $552 million in unpaid taxes, auditor says

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Sep 18th - 7:33pm

State legislative auditors said Tuesday that more should be done to collect unpaid income and other taxes owed that add up to $552 million over the past five years.

Household disinfectants could be making kids overweight, study says

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted Sep 18th - 7:00pm

Multi-surface cleaners and other commonly used household disinfectants could be making children overweight by altering the bacteria found in their guts, a new study published Monday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal suggests.

Utah with few answers despite anemic offense

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 18th - 6:29pm

Britain Covey called it a lack of identity; Kyle Whittingham said it’s a little more nuanced than that. But the result is the same: an anemic offense in back-to-back weeks and a potential upset opportunity over the 10th-ranked team wasted.

Utah groups want to tank Nevada's groundwater pumping plan

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Sep 18th - 5:23pm

Close to 60 organizations, government entities, tribes and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints want a judge to review a plan associated with Nevada's desire to pump groundwater next to Utah.

User submitted: Photos show fires in Herriman and Utah County

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 18th - 4:51pm

This week's photo gallery is filled with shots submitted by KSL.com readers of the fires burning around the Wasatch Front.

Lincoln and King John feature in Constitution Day tales for kids

Art Raymond, KSL  |  Posted Sep 18th - 4:10pm

Students celebrated Constitution Day with a mock trial and talks by legal experts at Matheson Courthouse on Monday.

Siri, Alexa or Google Assistant: Which is best?

Hannah Leavitt, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 18th - 3:39pm

These days, many homes have a common resident: Siri, Alexa or Google Home. But what sets them apart from each other? KSL.com decided to find out.

5 ways to ease your aching back

Steward Health Care  |  Posted Sep 18th - 3:00pm

In years past, many back pain solutions were costly and invasive, but this is no longer the case. Here are five innovative ways to relieve back pain so you can enjoy life.

Board weighing whether to sue ex-fire chiefs for allegedly misusing $370K

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Sep 18th - 2:08pm

The Unified Fire Authority board met in a closed session to review an investigative report regarding the authority's former bosses' spending, but it delayed any decision to pursue litigation to recoup $370,000 until at least next month.

Fans get first look at Captain Marvel's origin story in film's first trailer

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 18th - 1:38pm

Comic book fans have been excited for this film because not only is Captain Marvel one of Marvel’s strongest heroes, but it will be the first female-superhero solo movie for the MCU. Now we have a trailer for “Captain Marvel."

Have You Seen This? World's largest plane lands in Oakland

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 18th - 1:15pm

The plane looks big, then you see it next to other planes and it's fairly intimidating.

Allegations against Kavanaugh pose test for #MeToo movement

David Crary, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 12:45pm

Nearly a year old and still making headlines almost daily, the #MeToo movement faces a dramatic test of its impact and staying power in the sexual assault allegations against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Want a challenging, but beautiful overlook hike? Try ‘C’ Hill

Faith Heaton Jolley, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 18th - 12:18pm

Named for the giant “C” on the hillside overlooking Cedar City, the “C” Trail is a challenging hike that offers a good workout and great views.

Midvale man sentenced to jail time in connection with groping girls at USU party

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 18th - 12:05pm

A man who pleaded guilty in July to groping two girls at a Utah State University party earlier this year was sentenced to 30 days in jail, according to court records.

Ben Anderson: Simplified BYU is deserving of Top 25 ranking

Ben Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 18th - 11:46am

With BYU's win over Wisconsin, BYU fans have something simpler to root for after tough season.

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