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Bookstore Move Part of a Changing Downtown

By Dan Bammes

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Salt Lake City, UT – The relocation of Sam Weller's Bookstore will add another empty storefront to Salt Lake City's Main Street. Businesses in historic downtown areas across America have been suffering, particularly since the recession began. But Salt Lake City's mayor and others believe downtown and Main Street are poised for a renaissance, spurred in part by billions in new construction and by a change in Utahns' attitudes toward visitors to their capital city. KUER's Dan Bammes reports.

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