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Forbes: Salt Lake is Scam Central
Who was surprised at the recent Salt Lake City Olympic scandal. [02-23-99]
— Ben Fulton, SALT LAKE CITY WEEKLY

Policing the Police
Got a complaint against the SLC Police Department? Well, that's just too bad. [02-01-99]
— Christopher Smart, SALT LAKE CITY WEEKLY

Waking Owl Goes the Way of the Dodo
Yet another independent bookstore bites the dust. [01-19-99]
— Ben Fulton, SALT LAKE CITY WEEKLY

Militant Straight Edge Goes International
The international press is having a field day with Utah's straight-edgers. [09-21-98]
— Ben Fulton, SALT LAKE CITY WEEKLY

Vox Homophobuli
The Daily Utah Chronicle had published contentious letters about homosexuals before, but never one quite like Abel Thompson's. [05-18-98]
— City Weekly editors, SALT LAKE CITY WEEKLY

Chain Smokers Link Arms?
They're smokin' mad and some say they're not going to take it any more. [04-27-98]
— David Madison, SALT LAKE CITY WEEKLY

The Mark of the Bun
Swing by your local Cinnabon franchise for a sweet roll, some coffee, and... a tattoo? [04-20-98]
— David Madison, SALT LAKE CITY WEEKLY

Bear Bile Bust
How to smuggle black bear gall bladders in a few easy steps. [04-13-98]
— David Madison, SALT LAKE CITY WEEKLY

Calling All Snitches
Do you suspect our neighbors of keeping odd hours, making money disproportionate to their occupations, or having strange visitors? The Sheriff's office would like to hear from you. [03-02-98]
— Ben Fulton, SALT LAKE CITY WEEKLY

High on Debate
Common signs of marijuana use: "excessive preoccupation with social causes, race relations, environmental issues, etc." The Salt Lake School District makes a laughingstock of Utah yet again. [02-16-98]
— David Madison, SALT LAKE CITY WEEKLY

Time to "Go Postal"
By rewarding administrators and increasing the average carrier's the U.S. Postal Service has concocted a recipe for on-the-job strett -- or "going postal." [01-12-98]
— David Madison, SALT LAKE CITY WEEKLY

Mandatory Minimums
Prisons are filled to capacity with first-time offenders who received harsher sentences than people convicted of violent crimes. Families Against Mandatory Minimums formed to change the laws. [12-01-97]
— Ben Fulton, SALT LAKE CITY WEEKLY

Coming Out In Salem
Utah High School volleyball coach learned that coming out in ultra-conservative Utah County can be dicey. [11-03-97]
— Christopher Smart, SALT LAKE CITY WEEKLY

Back-door Books Dealing Undone
Independent bookstores breathe a sigh of relief as they win a big court case against book publishers and national chains. [10-27-97]
— David Madison, SALT LAKE CITY WEEKLY

Setting Granny Free or Gambling With Her Care?
For elderly Utah Medicaid patients who feel trapped in their nursing homes, a new program may signal time to break out. [10-20-97]
— David Madison, SALT LAKE CITY WEEKLY

The Two Halves of "Bare Bum Beach"
When nature calls, the sheriff is there: Ben Fulton finds the naked truth about the nudist's paradise. [08-04-97]
— Ben Fulton, SALT LAKE CITY WEEKLY

Innocence Found on Death Row
"The danger that innocent people will be executed because of errors in the criminal justice system is getting worse," says a new report. [08-04-97]
— Christopher Smart, SALT LAKE CITY WEEKLY

Prison Sentence: Life Without the Web
Utah prison inmate Michael Patrick Moore has been sentenced to life without computers for allegedly sending off-color e-mail to rock star Tori Amos. [07-14-97]
— Christopher Smart, SALT LAKE CITY WEEKLY

City Beat
New Sex-Discrimination Suit for Nu Skin. [06-13-97]
— Ben Fulton, SALT LAKE CITY WEEKLY

City Beat
Illegal Drugs On Demand at the Prison. [06-13-97]
— Christopher Smart, SALT LAKE CITY WEEKLY

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