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Roy is the #5 fastest growing city in Utah

Utah is growing fast: the state’s population has doubled in the past 30 years, and planners expect the state will add another 2.5 million people by 2050. The fastest-growing areas are concentrated in the 90-mile stretch along Interstate 15 from Ogden to Provo, where new residents and businesses are arriving at some of the fastest rates in the country.

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Anatomy of a move: Mercury Wheels relocates to Utah, and the region wins

Chris Mogridge could tell his family’s Oxford, Mississippi real estate development business was in for tougher times as the financial crises of the late 2000’s deepened. “I was on the financing side of the business and could tell things were getting harder. No matter how much advertising I would do, sales were starting to slip. And the bank was getting funny with us borrowing money.” Full Article -->

State Senate candidate addresses council

Ann Millner, current Utah State Senate candidate and former Weber State University president, sought input from the Morgan County Council Tuesday and informed them of her platform. “When I heard Sen. Reid decided he was not going to run for re-election, I felt it was a good fit in my individual public service role,” Millner said. Full Article -->

Shingo Prize Awarded to Barnes Group's Ogden Division

Ogden – The Shingo Institute, part of the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University, has awarded Barnes Aerospace, Ogden Division, a business of Barnes Group Inc., with the Shingo Prize. Full Article -->

Ogden Makes Forbes’ List of America’s 20 Fastest Growing Cities

OGDEN– Forbes has ranked Ogden No. 20 on its list of “America’s 20 Fastest Growing Cities.” Forbes started with the 100 most populous Metropolitan Statistical Areas and rated the geographic areas based on six metrics, including population growth, job growth, and the rate of economic growth for 2012. The magazine also factored in federal unemployment data and median salaries for local college-educated workers.
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Women in Business-Women Empowered Conference
Date: September 24, 2014
Time: TBA
Venue: Weber State University,
Shepherd Union Bldg