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Assignment #32 – Child Identity Protection Press Conference

child identity protection press conference

You could not make this up…

A state legislator stood at a computer, its screen projected on the large screen for all to see. Everyone is watching and four TV cameras are rolling. Demonstrating a new identity theft prevention website, he filled out a web form by typing his home address, e-mail, his birthdate, and his drivers license number & expiration date for all to see. His private information was projected on a screen for everyone to see, including the four TV cameras rolling.

Just moments before, Jennifer Andrushko told us about how her three-year-old son Carter’s identity had been stolen…

Carter Andrushko

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Trolley Square

Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune
Vacant retail space at Trolley Square Tuesday, January 31, 2012 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Trolley Square has changed a lot in the last several years, with the addition of Whole Foods, Weller Book Works and the redevelopment of the mall.

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iris

Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune
Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff and credit reporting company TransUnion announced a new program to protect children from identity thieves Tuesday, January 31, 2012 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Utah Gymnastics

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Remembrance for Downwinders

A candlelight vigil was held at the Episcopal Church Center marking Day of Remembrance for Downwinders Friday, January 27, 2012 in Salt Lake City, Utah, to mark more than six decades of nuclear weapons tests and the impacts they had on people around the West. Nearly 1,000 nuclear weapons were detonated at the Nevada Test Site during the Cold War, and they sent clouds of radioactive fallout across the United States, exposing a generation of Americans to radiation.

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State of the State

Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune
Utah Governor Gary Herbert delivers the State of the State address in the House Chamber Wednesday, January 25, 2012 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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