Salt Lake City Weekly | Issue Archives | Mar 20, 2008
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  • Mar 20-26, 2008
  • Vol. 24, No. 45


  • 5 Spot | Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker
  • 5 Spot | Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker

    On Saturday, March 22, from 2 to 4 p.m., Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker will host a second open house of the Fisher Mansion (1206 W. 200 South), inviting city residents to express how they’d like the city to use the west-side Victorian property...
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  • Staff Box
  • Staffbox | How much longer will we be in Iraq?

    How much longer will we be in Iraq?Justin Healy: Uh … as long as they have oil that we want. Duh. Faith Burnham: Depends on which presidential candidate you ask! I think we’ve already been there for six years too many, and that’s just...
  • The Straight Dope | Colloidal Void
  • The Straight Dope | Colloidal Void

    I recently listened to an audiotape called Dead Doctors Don’t Lie that espouses the glories of colloidal minerals as a source of longevity. On the tape, one Dr. Joel Wallach (a veterinarian turned naturopath) claims that these minerals cure all...
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  • News Quirks
  • Newsquirks | The Gloves Came Off

    Curses, Foiled Again Authorities investigating the theft of an antique slot machine worth $4,000 from a home in Sutherlin, Ore., identified the culprit as a 30-year-old man whose wife filed an insurance claim to cover damage to their van during the burglary....
  • The Way It Is | James Hulett of Guthrie Bicycle
  • The Way It Is | James Hulett of Guthrie Bicycle

    Recently released photos show LDS missionaries mocking the Catholic faith at the Sangre de Cristo shrine in San Luis, Colo. Some images included missionaries pretending to sacrifice each other on an altar at the shrine. City Weekly asked James Hulett,...
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  • Ask a Mexican | El Manito y Underage Illegals

    Dear Mexican: Since moving to Aztlán from Boston, I’ve spent so much time with my next-door neighbor from Mexico City that I’ve taken to using the word manito as a term of endearment with my buddies, regardless of who and where they...
  • Lake Effect | What About “Flippin’?”
  • Lake Effect | What About “Flippin’?”

    The Provo Daily Herald’s online polls ( are a reliable entertainment source, since they can be counted on to react to every random hysteria that pops up. The most recent poll is about foul language—specifically, can anything...
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  • Dining | Wine: Parallel Universe

    A couple of years ago, I wrote in this column about the first-ever Cabernet Sauvignon bottling from Parallel Wines. Right out of the box, Parallel’s Cabernet was all but stunning. And, indeed, it was almost impossible for wine stores here and elsewhere...



  • Free Will Astrology | March 20-26
  • Free Will Astrology | March 20-26

    ARIES (March 21-April 19) The Bible says you should kill adulterers, homosexuals, and brides who aren’t virgins (Leviticus 20:13 and Deuteronomy 22:21). But I beg you not to do any such thing. The good book also asserts that it’s OK to beat...
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