Salt Lake City

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made news in September 2005, when it began offering its news programs in Spanish, as well as in English, attempting to serve the region's growing Hispanic population. The Broadcast West partnership was dissolved on October


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. One-way fares are $2.50, or a day pass, valid on both buses and light rail, is $6.25. By train thumb right TRAX in Downtown (File:Green line Trax at Gallivan Plaza.jpg) UTA's light rail system, '''TRAX''', connects many of Salt Lake City's most popular tourist destinations, including Temple Square, Downtown, the University of Utah, and the airport. There are three lines, designated by the colors blue, red, and green. The span style "color:blue"


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Dance Company (which celebrated its 45th anniversary season in 2008 2009) and Repertory Dance Theatre. RWDC and RDT both call the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center home. Music The city has a local music scene dominated by hip hop, blues, rock and roll, punk (punk rock), Deathcore, horrorcore and indie (indie band) groups. There are also many clubs which offer musical venues. Popular groups or persons who started in the Wasatch Front area or were raised


album rock

(album) Rock Rock ('til you drop) " by Def Leppard. Industry The largest employer in Moi is NorDan, which is the biggest window factory in northern Europe. After the Industrial Revolution, Moi developed a relatively large timber industry. Moi is also home to Moen Bjøllefabrikk, a bell (bell (instrument)) manufacturer, which was the official supplier of small bells to the Lillehammer 1994 Winter Olympics and the Salt Lake City 2002 Winter


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. Wisconsin Medical Society. Kim Peek - The Real


genre classical

The '''Utah Symphony''' is a full-time orchestra


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(a record for consecutive victories by a minor league team that would stand until the Salt Lake City team of the Pioneer League (Pioneer Baseball League) won 29 in 1987 (1987 in baseball)). The Orioles won the league by 20 games over the second place team, and had a home record of 70 wins and 18 losses. Despite their impressive record, however, they lost the Little World Series to the American Association (American Association (20th century)) champion Louisville Colonels (minor


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produced in 2008.


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January 2007 newspaper The Daily Universe publisher Brigham Young University location Provo, Utah On the third Friday of every month, the Salt Lake Gallery Stroll presents a free evening of visual art; many galleries and other art-related businesses stay open late, allowing enthusiasts to tour various exhibits after hours. Sidewalk artists, street performers and musicians also sometimes participate in these monthly events. Media File:Slc kutv channel 2.jpg

Salt Lake City

'''Salt Lake City''', often shortened to '''Salt Lake''', or '''SLC''' is the capital (Capital (political)) and the most populous city in the state of Utah. With an estimated population of 191,180 in 2013, the city lies in the core of the Salt Lake City metropolitan area, which has a total population of 1,140,483 as of the 2013 estimate. Salt Lake City is further situated in a larger urban area known as the Salt Lake City-Provo-Ogden, UT Combined Statistical Area (Salt Lake City metropolitan area#Combined Statistical Area). This region is a corridor of contiguous urban and suburban development stretched along an approximate It is one of only two major urban areas in the Great Basin (the other being Reno, Nevada), and the largest in the Intermountain West.

The city was founded in 1847 by Brigham Young, Isaac Morley, George Washington Bradley and several other Mormon (Mormons) followers, who extensively irrigated and cultivated the arid valley. Due to its proximity to the Great Salt Lake, the city was originally named "Great Salt Lake City"—the word "great" was dropped from the official name in 1868 by the 17th Utah Territorial Legislature.

Immigration of international LDS members, mining booms (Mining), and the construction of the first transcontinental railroad (First Transcontinental Railroad) initially brought economic growth, and the city was nicknamed the Crossroads of the West. It was traversed by the Lincoln Highway, the first transcontinental highway, in 1913, and presently two major cross-country freeways, I-15 (Interstate 15) and I-80 (Interstate 80), intersect in the city. Salt Lake City has since developed a strong outdoor recreation (outdoor activity) tourist industry based primarily on skiing, and hosted the 2002 Winter Olympics. It is the industrial banking (industrial loan company) center of the United States.

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