RELIEF - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/RELIEF News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Living history: Depression era CCC made an impact still felt in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58199542-78/ccc-utah-state-built.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58199542-78/ccc-utah-state-built.html.csp">Living history: Depression era CCC made an impact still felt in Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eileen Hallet Stone</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T20:24:46.198-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 08:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">During this country’s Great Depression, thousands of banks failed, businesses shuttered, and cities teetered on the brink of bankruptcy. By 1932, more than 13 million people were unemployed. Unpaid credit swelled into foreclosures and repossessions. Farmers lost their land, equipment or both, and city folks their livelihood and homes. Shantytowns — “Hoovervilles” — sprung up. Breadlines formed. People rode the rails in search of work. Others took to the streets. Thousands took their own lives. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58199542@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 20:24:46 MDT Ranchers taking advantage of disaster program http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58166456-79/relief-ranchers-disaster-farm.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58166456-79/relief-ranchers-disaster-farm.html.csp">Ranchers taking advantage of disaster program</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By HENRY C. JACKSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T14:52:02.092-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 02:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Farmers and ranchers who suffered heavy livestock and grazing losses over the last three years due to extreme weather have been quick to take advantage of newly available disaster relief funds, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Wednesday. As of July 2, the agency has distributed more than 106,000 payments totaling $1.2 billion in relief funds in three months, the progress report said. That’s a little less than half the $2.5 billion the USDA estimated would be spent on cases fr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581664562014-07-09T14:52:02.092-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-09T14:52:02.092-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58166456@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 14:52:02 MDT