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Solar-Powered Publik Coffee Roasters Greens Your Buzz in Salt Lake City

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Publik Coffee Roasters is located not far from downtown Salt Lake City in an up-and-coming district. The name Publik comes from the Dutch word 'publiek' for community, and it encapsulates the shop's ethos of "quality over quantity, community over corporate,

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on Aug 06, 2014 at 06:50 PM

Popular, snakelike 'Cobra' rock formation beheaded in Utah

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SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - A red rock pinnacle popular with climbers and named for its snakelike shape has been beheaded in the Utah desert, federal land managers said on Tuesday.

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on Aug 05, 2014 at 11:50 PM

Residents evacuated after mudslide topples Utah home

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SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - A mudslide toppled one home in Utah on Tuesday and forced the evacuation of 20 others and a tennis club below a hillside that city officials said had already shown signs of stress. 

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on Aug 05, 2014 at 08:20 PM

Drought forces some boats from shrinking Great Salt Lake in Utah

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SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - Drought forced an early end to the sailing season for some Utah enthusiasts on Monday as a huge crane lifted boats out of the Great Salt Lake State Park Marina, where officials say the water is at its lowest level for more than 50 years.

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on Aug 04, 2014 at 11:20 PM

Opponents fail to kill crow hunting proposal in Utah

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SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - Wildlife enthusiasts in Utah failed on Tuesday in their bid to block a crow hunt planned in the state for this fall, but said they had seen no evidence that killing the birds was necessary.

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on Jul 29, 2014 at 10:50 PM

Activists say arrests made in protest at Utah tar sands mine project

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SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - Sheriff's deputies in Utah arrested nearly two dozen environmental protesters who chained themselves to fences and construction equipment on Monday at a tar sands mining project in the remote Book Cliffs mountains, an activist group said.

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on Jul 22, 2014 at 04:20 AM
Court delays benefits for U...

Court delays benefits for Utah gay couples

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More than 1,000 same-sex married couples in Utah must wait longer for state benefits after the U.S. Supreme Court granted the state a stay on an order requiring it to recognize the marriages.

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on Jul 18, 2014 at 10:20 PM
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Bribe investigation nets 2 ex-Utah attorneys general

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say two former Utah attorneys general have been arrested as part of a bribery investigation.

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on Jul 15, 2014 at 03:50 PM

Man dies after jumping into bonfire at Utah festival

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SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - Police in Utah are investigating after a man killed himself by jumping into a 30-foot (9-meter) bonfire during an arts and culture festival on the weekend in the desert west of Salt Lake City, local media reported.

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on Jul 15, 2014 at 04:20 AM

Utah man admits stealing rare dinosaur footprint fossil

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SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - A Utah man has admitted stealing, and then throwing away, a very rare fossilized dinosaur footprint, but will not spend any time in prison, according to court documents.

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on Jul 13, 2014 at 04:53 AM