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By The Associated Press | Posted - Aug. 26, 2015 at 7:00 a.m.

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Members of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission say they're not ready to give a brandy distillery special permission to sell mini-bottles of liquor. Commission members say state lawmakers should step in and clarify Utah's complex alcohol-sampling laws.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah's state Capitol building this year could have a Christmas tree in its rotunda for the first time since 2008. Officials stopped bringing in a live tree to decorate the Capitol rotunda when the building underwent major renovations years ago, but the Capitol Preservation Board voted this week to look into bringing in an artificial tree. The board said fire risks and bracing needed to support a real tree make it too difficult to bring in.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Travelers headed to and from London will be able to get across the pond from Salt Lake City a little more quickly next year with a new non-stop flight. Delta Airlines announced yesterday that it will offer the route starting in May 2016. The route is part of a joint venture with Virgin Atlantic Airways.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Colorado man was killed near Moab when strong winds dragged him off a cliff as he prepared to take off in a hang-glider. The San Juan County Sheriff's Office says 50-year-old Craig Pirazzi died Monday yesterday east of Canyonlands National Park. He fell about 300 feet.

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