NOON HOUR UPDATE: Tax scams, senior advocates and raising awareness about suicide

What’s happening and what we’re working on
By: Staff Report
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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.

What we’re working on: Reporter Andrew Westrope is talking to local tax experts about scams and dangers to look out for as tax season nears its end and the rush is on. Andrew will also have a preview on a meeting a local education district will hold for the public this weekend.

Reporter Gus Thomson spoke with advocates for seniors today. He’ll have more on what he learned in tomorrow’s Journal.

Reporter Jon Schultz spoke with the family of Hannah Olson, a local 14-year-old girl who took her life in January. Her family is now participating in a walk to raise awareness about suicide that takes place April 4 in Sacramento.

In Sports, the page will highlight local trap shooting team results and photos.

What you’re talking about: Our two-part series on the county’s $26 million animal shelter has readers talking. Read “Officials mull costs versus demand for shelter” and “Some question $23.6M price tag.”

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