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Cities work podcast: Rescue Me - The expectations of residents during an emergency
A quake hits, a fire rages, a mudslide blocks off a main thoroughfare. Who do residents depend on when disaster hits their community? A large amount of trust is placed in city leaders based on a ULCT/Y2 Analytics survey. ULCT's Cameron Diehl speaks with Y2's Kyrene Gibb about resident's expectations when there's a community call for help.
Fighting illegal robocalls: Utah Attorney General Reyes joins 51 attorneys general, 12 telecommunication companies
Utah Attorney General Sean D. Reyes has announced an agreement to protect phone users by fighting illegal robocalls and to make it easier for attorneys general to investigate and prosecute 'bad actors'. This agreement is the result of a bipartisan, public/private coalition of 51 attorneys general and 12 phone companies. 
George E. Wahlen Ogden Veterans Home receives prestigious national award
The George E. Wahlen Ogden Veterans Home won the prestigious 2019 Gold Excellence in Quality Award, the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) announced earlier this month.
Executive Director of my529, Lynne N. Ward, to step down effective October 4
After 15 years as Executive Director of my529, Utah's official nonprofit 529 educational savings plan, Lynne N. Ward is stepping down effective October 4, 2019. It is anticipated that Richard K. Ellis, Senior Director of Compliance, Finance, and Investments of my529, will be appointed new executive director at the USHE Board of Regents meeting on September 13, 2019, at Utah State University.
Whitaker Construction acquires Das-co of Idaho, Inc.
Whitaker Construction Company, a Utah-based ESOP company, announced today that it has acquired Das-co of Idaho, Inc.
5 Reasons to attend the Business H2O: Water Innovation Summit
On September 12, the Salt Lake Chamber will host this year's Business H20: Water Innovation Summit in conjunction with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce at Snowbird Resort.
Talent Ready Utah and partners announce new youth apprenticeship program
Talent Ready Utah (TRU) recently announced it's partnering with Salt Lake Community College, Salt Lake City School District, Salt Lake Education Foundation and Stadler US to start a new youth apprenticeship program for the state of Utah. The program is called Talent Ready Apprenticeship Connection (TRAC).

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