Salt Lake City Weekly | Issue Archives | Sep 27, 2007
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  • Sep 27 - Oct 3, 2007
  • Vol. 24, No. 20

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  • Hits & Misses: Healthy Hypocrisy
  • Hits & Misses: Healthy Hypocrisy

    Sick Lawmakers Goons running Utah’s Legislature are making state business leaders an offer they can’t refuse: back private school vouchers or forget about affordable employee health insurance. Businesses have joined with United Way to propose...
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  • Private Eye: Good Nyet, Andrei

    It’s hard to enjoy Utah’s sports columnists. Well, except for Brad Rock. He’s the best around here and his name pretty much lends itself to the sports pages in the first place. The best nationally is Rick Reilly, who writes a weekly...
  • 5 Spot: Louis Godfrey
  • 5 Spot: Louis Godfrey

    Louis Godfrey is a freelance writer covering the Warren Jeffs’ trial for City Weekly. His semi-daily reports can be read at CityWeekly.BlogSpot.com. Did Warren Jeffs’ guilty verdict surprise you? Yes and no. Conventional wisdom seemed...
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  • Deep End: Sex God
  • Deep End: Sex God

    Expect Warren Jeffs to make one righteous TV relationships expert.
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  • News: Fourth and One
  • News: Fourth and One

    A system set up to keep high school coaches from recruiting sidelines a player.
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  • StaffBox: Sloan vs. Kirilenko

    Whom do you trust? Sloan or Kirilenko? Faith Burnham: Who are these guys again? Seriously. Do they give out free candy? If they do, I don’t trust them, because Mom and Dad always told me not to trust people who try to give away candy … ...
  • The Ocho: AK-47 Shoots for Eight
  • The Ocho: AK-47 Shoots for Eight

    Eight reasons Andrei Kirilenko wants to leave the Utah Jazz before his $63 million contract is up: 8. His burning desire to play for [insert any team/country/planet where Jazz coach Jerry Sloan isn’t] is just too strong. 7. Wife Masha’s...
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  • Mullen: Self-Medicating

    When Dr. Christopher Gay walked into the exam room the other day, it felt like I ran into an old friend at the homecoming game. This, in spite of the fact that I was anticipating my annual physical, with one of those ridiculous hospital gowns wrapped...
  • Lake Effect: Swimming Poo(l)
  • Lake Effect: Swimming Poo(l)

    Even though the Utah Department of Health modified its swimming restrictions this week for children less than 5 years old, it’s still against the rules to dip diaper-clad babies into swimming pools. This came as a harsh blow to bad parents who,...
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  • The Way It Is: Kobe Cohen
  • The Way It Is: Kobe Cohen

    Before the information revolution, writers and thinkers like John Dewey and Albert Einstein not only worked in their fields of study but also weighed in on the political, cultural and social issues of their time. City Weekly asked Kobe Cohen, visiting...
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  • The Straight Dope: Puffing Polonium
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  • The Straight Dope: Puffing Polonium

    Since Alexander Litvinenko’s death there’s been a lot of talk about polonium-210, the radioactive material that killed him. This brought to light another issue seldom discussed in the media—that tobacco contains high levels of the stuff,...
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  • Free Will Astrology
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  • Free Will Astrology

    ARIES (March 21-April 19) Your first assignment is to practice feeling that everywhere you go you are standing on holy ground. Capitalize that phrase in your imagination—“I AM STANDING ON HOLY GROUND”—as you move through the world....
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  • Ask a Mexican

    After the great migration of Jews to this nation, a question was posed: “How long does it take a Jew to go from being a street sweeper to becoming a corporate attorney?” The answer given was, “One generation.” Not so for Mexicans....
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  • Newsquirks

    Curses, Foiled Again Acting on a tip, authorities investigating a bank robbery in Nassau County, Fla., questioned Barbara S. Joyner, 59. Inside her purse, they found several holdup notes written on a notepad with markings similar to those on the note...

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  • Wine
  • The Grapevine: The House Bet

    Just because you don’t own a restaurant doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t have your own “house” red, white or sparkling wine. Why let the restaurateurs have all the fun? What do I mean by house wine? Well, you know how you...

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