Salt Lake City Weekly | Issue Archives | Aug 28, 2008
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  • Aug 28 - Sep 3, 2008
  • Vol. 25, No. 15

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  • 5 Spot | Wes of Food Not Bombs
  • 5 Spot | Wes of Food Not Bombs

    Wes (left) of Food Not Bombs (FoodNotBombs.net) stopped by to let us know about the Burrito Project (getting food donated to be cooked up and handed out to the city’s poor). Wes agreed to speak about the life of a revolutionary. Why use only a...
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  • The Ocho | The Labor Day Eight
  • The Ocho | The Labor Day Eight

    Eight ways Utahns will be spending Labor Day weekend:8. Looking for a new, low-paying menial job to replace previous menial, low-paying job. 7. Hosting a yard sale to unload all the crap bought at Memorial Day weekend yard sales. 6. Fabricating inconsequential,...
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  • Staff Box
  • Staffbox | Buh-bye, Buzz

    The Buzz will stop publishing this Friday. Wanna say goodbye? Andrea Moore: What?! Since I always saw their papers in our racks, I thought we had just changed our name. I’ll miss the loud and not-so-friendly Buzz girls on the street. Goodbye, Buzz...
  • The Straight Dope | Agents of Change
  • The Straight Dope | Agents of Change

    If a man has a sex change, can he compete in the Olympics as a woman? —Stephanie Ketchum In our enlightened age, when science has made it possible to be the sex you feel like rather than the one nature stuck you with, some think it stuffy to insist...
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  • Lake Effect | Tokenism
  • Lake Effect | Tokenism

    TRAX ticket-vending machines are moody. With a smooth technique and a bit of finesse, you can often induce one to accept dollar bills in exchange for a $2 one-way adult fare. If the machine doesn’t like your looks, however, it rejects your currency...
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  • News Quirks
  • Newsquirks | Luxury Sky Boxes

    Curses, Foiled Again A man disguised as a woman walked into a restaurant in Metairie, La., ordered two doughnuts and handed the clerk a $5 bill. According to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office, when the clerk opened the register, the man pulled...
  • The Way It Is | Real-estate broker Andrew Pratt
  • The Way It Is | Real-estate broker Andrew Pratt

    The Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office is questioning a Jordan School District policy which allows teachers to investigate allegations of child abuse on their own before reporting to the police. The policy is in question after the conviction of...
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  • Dining | Wine: Feasting on Vino

    At last week’s Feast of the Five Senses fund-raiser dinner hosted by Slow Food Utah (see Dining), each course was paired with a unique wine, ranging from Italian bubbly to earthy Syrah. The wines, purchased for the event by Slow Food Utah, were...

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