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Utah Got Jello: Check out t...

Utah Got Jello: Check out the United Sweets of...

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Check out the United Sweets of America, wherein Slate attempts to designate an (unofficial) official dessert for each state in the U.S. They've mostly eschewed brands, so you won't find anything Tastykake or Hershey's up for Pennsylvania; instead, we get...

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on Aug 27, 2014 at 02:21 PM
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Feds propose ban on rope-swinging from Utah arches

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Federal officials have proposed a two-year ban on rope-swinging from iconic Utah arches and other high-flying activities at two popular landmarks that have led to deaths and injuries witnessed by visitors flocking to the sites for peaceful reflection.

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on Aug 27, 2014 at 12:20 AM
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Why You Definitely Don t Want to Vandalize Banksy s Graffiti in Utah

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You don't want to get caught vandalizing graffiti in Utah, especially if it happens to be by British street artist Banksy. Park City officials charged David William Noll with criminal mischief, a second degree felony, for vandalizing two murals by the famous

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on Aug 22, 2014 at 06:51 PM
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Secret Site Of Ancient Dinosaur Tracks To Be Unveiled In Utah

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A group of dinosaurs roamed across a patch of ground in southeastern Utah around 125 million years ago, leaving behind more than 200 footprints.The tracks went undiscovered until 2009, when a hiker from nearby Moab stumbled across them and alerted scientists, who kept the location secret while they worked to excavate and study the incredible find. Now five years later, Deseret News reported, th...

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on Aug 22, 2014 at 01:20 PM
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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