Salt Lake City Weekly | Issue Archives | Sep 18, 2008
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  • Sep 18-24, 2008
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News

  • 5 Spot | The Leonardo’s Lisa Davis
  • 5 Spot | The Leonardo’s Lisa Davis

    Dr. Gunther von Hagens’ skinless Plastinated cadavers have been traveling the world since 1995. Now Salt Lake City has its turn to host Body Worlds 3 & the Story of the Heart at The Leonardo (TheLeonardo.org), 209 E. 500 South, beginning Sept....
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  • The Ocho | What a Corroon
  • The Ocho | What a Corroon

     Eight signs that Salt Lake County Mayor Peter Corroon is just coasting toward re-election:8. He’s planning more appearances on Saturday Night Live as “Tim Calhoun.” 7. Some days (usually Wednesdays and Saturdays) he recklessly...
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  • Staff Box
  • Staffbox | Wal-Mart or Kmart? Or neither and why?

    Cesar Guzman: Wal-Mart, because I get the employee discount! Yay! Manda Bull: Retro ’80s Kmart with the food court and photo booth. Oh, nostaglia! Kathy Mueller: Give me Target! Kmart is still trying to move the same merchandise that has been on...
  • The Straight Dope | What Can Brown Do for You?
  • The Straight Dope | What Can Brown Do for You?

    An automechanic friend claims to have a gizmo that makes his vehicles run at least partially on water. He swears it’s true and has about five test vehicles running with this thing now. It will work best on vehicles with carburetors—fuel-injected...
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  • Lake Effect | Don’t Be an Ash
  • Lake Effect | Don’t Be an Ash

    The cremation controversy is back in the news—surprisingly, though, this time it’s not raging in the Provo Daily Herald. A Jennifer Toomer-Cook story in the D-News’ Sept. 13 religion section reported that, while cremation has become...
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  • News Quirks | Religion in Daily Life

    Curses, Foiled Again John Wilkinson, 24, entered a drug store in Stanton, Texas, carrying what appeared to be a gun wrapped in a dark cloth, yelled at customers to get down and demanded Zanax and hydrocodine from the pharmacist. He made off with the drugs,...

Eat & Drink

  • Restaurant Reviews
  • Dining | Wine: Fresco Vino

    One of the factors that make dining at Fresco Italian Café (see Dining) so pleasing—and there are many—is the restaurant’s wine list. If you’re a restaurateur putting together your own wine list, or just someone who appreciates...

Music

Culture

  • Free Will Astrology | Sept. 18-24
  • Free Will Astrology | Sept. 18-24

    ARIES (March 21-April 19) Believe it or not, whatever has been limiting your movement has also been expanding your capacities. It’s true. The pinching sensation you’ve had to endure has been covertly generating psychic fuel that you will...
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