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Dems issue conflicting messages on Obamacare following Florida loss

By Jack Minor –   Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee said in November, “You’re darn right that our candidates are going to run on the advantage that Obamacare will be going into the 2014 election. The choice … Continue reading

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Armed park rangers held tourists in lockdown after shutdown commenced

In what seemed like something out of a police state from Nazi Germany or the former Soviet Union, a new report has emerged that in the immediate aftermath of the shutdown, armed park employees engaged in what a tour bus … Continue reading

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Colorado pot flooding nearby states

Brush News Tribune — Marijuana is flowing into the black market and out of Colorado in greater quantities than ever before, law enforcement officials say.   It’s going by car and by bus. It’s being packed up and shipped through … Continue reading

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Man convicted of felony for punching city bus driver

GREELEY, Colo. – Today in Weld County District Court, a jury convicted Rojorio Roy Naranjo of endangering public transportation, a Class 3 felony, and harassment, a Class 3 misdemeanor, for punching a city bus driver. According to police and court … Continue reading

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A tribute to Charles Albert Poland

from Craig Masters At the age of sixty-five Charles Poland was tough enough to stand up and die for the kids on his school bus. All but one followed Poland’s instructions to get out the back door while he jumped … Continue reading

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Obama says FBI is incompetent?

by Craig Masters In order to believe President Obama’s version of the Petraeus resignation, and certainly 30 or 40 million voters do, the demise of General Petraeus lies elsewhere. Consider the credentials of the now former director of the Central … Continue reading

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Did Obama lawyers get inside the GOP

by Craig Masters In politics – especially Presidential campaigns – events can happen fast. It is only August, two months until the election, and there may still be time for Romney to convince the conservatives he wasn’t the one behind … Continue reading

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Obama supporters stayed home Tuesday

by Craig Masters Obama’s visit to CU yesterday was the first visit by a sitting President since Dwight D. Eisenhower some 58 years ago. It would seem an event that rare would draw a crowd if for no other reason … Continue reading

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Pedophiles in our schools!

Where is the line for saving money? Who will be inside your child’s school?  by Craig Masters Thompson School District is looking to make a major change in the way the students are protected from everything ranging from their everyday … Continue reading

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Show me the money! What’s really happening at Thompson School District HQ?

The Thompson District Board may not be watching the books at all! by Craig Masters Thompson School District made television news yesterday when it was announced that budget cuts the district was being “forced” to consider would possibly mean that … Continue reading

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Muslim TV show loses advertisers

by Matt Lacy – The new show All-American Muslim does not appear to be the hit TLC and Muslim groups had hoped it would be. Several sponsors have pulled their advertising from the show after complaints from customers. All-American Muslim … Continue reading

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Faith Bible Baptist features local children in Thanksgiving special

Staff reports — The Junior church children of Faith Bible Baptist Church will be presenting a special presentation this coming Sunday, Nov. 20 at 11 a.m. the church is located at 320 35th Ave. in Greeley. The musical presentation will … Continue reading

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DNC, Obama sued for record of racism and violating black civil rights

by Jack Minor – A black researcher and best-selling author has filed a class-action lawsuit against the Democratic National Committee and President Barack Obama, alleging the party has engaged in a systematic policy of racism over the years. The lawsuit … Continue reading

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Transit Center Will Replace Transfer Center

At the City Council Worksession on July 19th, a number of Greeley citizens addressed the council to express  dislike of a proposal to change the transfer center from Lincoln Park Library to the Depot. In particular, they were concerned about … Continue reading

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Government wants authority to conduct random inspections of tour buses and passengers

By Jack Minor Under the guise of safety, the federal government, which adopted invasive security procedures at airports, is now seeking permission to randomly pull over tour busses for roadside inspections.  Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration head, Anne Ferro, told … Continue reading

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Ride for twenty-five cents

by Vanessa Dominguez  Tuesday, May 31, 2011 through Wednesday, August 17, 2011 children 19 and under will only be charged twenty-five cents to ride the city bus. Children five and under will  be free. Brad Patterson, transit service manager with … Continue reading

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Residents sound off on advertising in schools, cuts to athletics

by Jack Minor   The crowd was down at the final community engagement meeting conducted by the school board this school year, but there was no shortage of opinions as they discussed advertising and program cuts.   The District is … Continue reading

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Greeley Mexican teen wants to remain in US the right way

Story and photo by Jack Minor  A Greeley teen who recently discovered he is in the country illegally on an expired visa believes so strongly in following the law he is willing to return to Mexico to obtain a student … Continue reading

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Greeley Evans bus service increases service amidst cuts

by Jack Minor During the recent debate over the city budget, officials claimed that services would be cut if voters did not approve tax increases. One department appears to be going against the grain by increasing service availability with less … Continue reading

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Greeley Walmart participates in controversial Homeland Security program

Customers at Walmart will soon be watching Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano telling them to report suspicious behavior Story and photo By Jack Minor The Greeley Walmart store is one of several hundred that have teamed up with the Department … Continue reading

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Speech to Mayor Norton

The following speech was given by Carlos Archuletta, a seventh grader at Brentwood Middle School, to the City Council Tuesday October 26th: “You know it really bothered me to hear at the last meeting that whatever you decide to do … Continue reading

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Senator Bennet’s Wife, Susan Dagget, Collects School Supplies in Greeley for Needy Children

Story and Photos By Jack Minor Susan Dagget, wife of Sen. Michael Bennet, came to Greeley to collect school supplies for needy children and sought advice on unifying the Party following a difficult primary season. On Aug. 25, Dagget came … Continue reading

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Full house at public hearing, discussing reduction of transit services

By Jack Minor More than 100 people attended the public hearing to discuss the future of the Greeley-Evans Transit Services. Many in attendance , voiced concerns about possible changes to the current system. The city faces an $80,000 shortfall in … Continue reading

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Howard Dale Blair

Howard Dale Blair was born Oct 19, 1923, the first son of Anna (Fritz) and Charles Leonard Blair. The family grew wheat on a farm of 160 acres, 5 miles south of Buckingham CO, where Jeff Ford has pasture now. … Continue reading

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School board discusses age of computers, bus fleet

By Jack Minor, For the Greeley Gazette   The District 6 Greeley/Evans school board heard details regarding the age of the bus fleet and computer systems as they continued to review the budget. Wayne Eads, the district’s Chief Operations Officer … Continue reading

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