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'Meanwhile' is a collaborative blog about all the crazy stuff on the Internet. Here, reporters from various Tribune desks tell you what you (almost) need to know about topics ranging from technology to YouTube sensations. Contributors: Jim Dalrymple, Vince Horiuchi, Michael McFall, Dave Newlin, Matt Piper, Brennan Smith, Erin Alberty. Edited by Sheena McFarland.

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YouTube screen capture A man is pulled along on a snowboard in St. George, Utah after a rare and record snowstorm hit the state.
Watch southern Utahns make a winter playground out of snowed-in St. George

St. George was blanketed with a rare and heavy snowstorm over the weekend, but rather than hunker down some southern Utahns decided to hit the streets — and shoot videos.

Those videos show not only the scope of the snowstorm — the area looks more like Salt Lake City than normally balmy Dixie — but also people snowboarding in the street, making snowmen and other general revelry.

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One of the more interesting things to see is how the streets themselves — normally the domain of cars but which were unplowed because St. George isn’t equipped for such storms — became wintery playgrounds for people.

— Jim Dalrymple II

Twitter: @jimmycdii



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