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Trade Shows May Boycott Utah over Wilderness Issue

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Trade Shows May Boycott Utah over Wilderness Issue

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Trade Shows May Boycott Utah over Wilderness Issue

Trade Shows May Boycott Utah over Wilderness Issue

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Two annual outdoor trade shows threaten to leave Utah in response to recent deals between Utah's governor and the Bush administration that remove protection from millions of acres of land. The $18-billion outdoor recreation industry says it will use its economic clout to protect wilderness. Hear NPR's Howard Berkes.