Imperial Valley News Center
Thomas S. Monson, president and prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, dies at age 90
Salt Lake City, Utah - Thomas S. Monson, president and prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died Tuesday evening at 10:01 pm in his home in Salt Lake City. He was with family at the time of his passing. He died at age 90 from causes incident to age.
FTC Obtains Court Order against Woman Who Allegedly Helped Telemarketers Pitch Phony Money-Making Opportunities and Grants
Salt Lake City, Utah - A Utah woman who allegedly helped telemarketers bilk money from consumers is banned from telemarketing, payment processing, and selling grant and business opportunities under a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission.
Acting FTC Chairman Ohlhausen Names Elder Justice Coordinator to Support Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act
Washington, DC - Acting Federal Trade Commission Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen has designated Kathleen Benway, Chief of Staff of the Bureau of Consumer Protection, as Elder Justice Coordinator as part of the agency’s responsibilities under the Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. The Elder Justice Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and supporting the enforcement and consumer education efforts and policy activities of the FTC on elder justice issues.
Washington, DC - Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated that quantum physics might enable communications and mapping in locations where GPS and ordinary cellphones and radios don’t work reliably or even at all, such as indoors, in urban canyons, underwater and underground.
CalCannabis program has begun accepting applications for annual commercial licenses for cultivators, nurseries and processors
Sacramento, California - The California Department of Food and Agriculture's CalCannabis program has begun accepting applications for annual commercial licenses for cultivators, nurseries and processors.
Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission has given final approval to a settlement with Lenovo Inc., related to charges that the company harmed consumers by pre-loading software on some laptops that compromised security protections in order to deliver ads to consumers.
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