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NOON HOUR UPDATE: Auburn veteran honored; police continue burglary investigation; immigration forum in Auburn and homeless shelters in the city

What’s happening and what we’re working on
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Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’re working on for our Tuesday edition.

Auburn Police need your help: Local law enforcement is focusing its investigation on a suspicious truck in relation to a string of burglaries at a Downtown Auburn business. Auburn Police are asking for the public’s help in the investigation. Click here for our latest on the story and watch surveillance video.

What we’re working on: An Auburn resident and veteran was recognized recently in Washington D.C.  by taking an honor flight. Reporter Gus Thomson has a profile on the 88-year-old and his experiences. Gus is also following up on more details about the motorcycle crash that left one man dead last week.

Reporter Andrew Westrope is working on a profile story about an area group that advocates for the mentally ill. He is also focusing on a preview story about a forum on immigration to be held here in Auburn.

The issue of permanent homeless shelters within Auburn makes its way to City Council chambers for a public hearing tonight. Reporter Jon Schultz will be at the meeting and will have a story on the decision of the council.  

What you’re talking about: Stories from our weekend edition have online readers sharing their views today. Our story on the alleged serial mail thief being arrested has generated comments, as has the piece on sewer rate increases for North Auburn residents. Read these stories and more and share your views.

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