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Short takes on the news

Short takes on the news

Published Jan 26, 2013 01:01AM MDT

OIA and Utah • Gov. Gary Herbert probably heaved a sigh of relief when the Outdoor Industry Association announced its plan to continue holding its massive Outdoor Retailer show in Salt Lake City twice a year until 2016. The OIA’s contribution to Utah’s economy is so great it prompted Herbert to delegate the writing of a long-term “vision plan” for outdoor recreation, something the state has never done. The vision statement that emerged offers some recognition of the importance of outdoor recreat...

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