Mormon Main Street NPR's Howard Berkes reports on a fight over a section of Main Street in Salt Lake City. The Mormon Church has converted it into a pedestrian mall. But the deal, and the restrictions the church wants on public behavior in the space, are dividing the city.

Mormon Main Street

Mormon Main Street

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NPR's Howard Berkes reports on a fight over a section of Main Street in Salt Lake City. The Mormon Church has converted it into a pedestrian mall. But the deal, and the restrictions the church wants on public behavior in the space, are dividing the city.

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