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The difference between refusing services for “Gay” and inter-racial weddings

By Jack Minor —   Much has been made by the left over the refusal of Christian florists and cake makers who have refused to provide services for same-sex weddings, claiming that it is no different than refusing to provide … Continue reading

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Judge: “Gay” rights trump First Amendment

WND -Another judge has ruled homosexuals have a right not to be offended that supersedes First Amendment religious rights. In the latest case, a Denver cake baker must make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple’s wedding even if the … Continue reading

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Supremes asked to overturn “compelled” support of lesbian “marriage”

In a case that has profound implications for the First Amendment and religious liberties, the United States Supreme Court is being asked to restore the religious rights of a New Mexico photographer who was recently told that abandoning one’s freedom … Continue reading

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Diaper cakes add new twist to old tradition

  A new twist on an old tradition is now combining beauty with the practical for new mother’s to be, the diaper cake.       Lil Baby Cakes is the brainchild of founder Candy Budyta, who took her passion … Continue reading

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Loveland celebrates start of new $15 million service center

Reporter Herald — For those in the Loveland public works department, the shovels hitting the ground and dirt flying on Wednesday morning was final confirmation that the long-awaited expansion of the service center was happening at last.   Before that, … Continue reading

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Weld Peace Officer’s Memorial Ceremony to be held Wednesday

On Wednesday, May 15, 2013 a ceremony will be held at the Fallen Officer’s Memorial at Bittersweet Park located at 16th Street and 35th Avenue .   The event will be held at 10:00 a.m. and will recognize seven dedicated … Continue reading

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Dearfield Day to be held Sept. 22

DEARFIELD — The 5th annual Dearfield Day celebration and a 5K run will be held at the historic Dearfield townsite on Saturday, September 22, 2012.  The 2012 celebration includes a 5K “Ghost Town Run” coordinated by Colorado State University students.  … Continue reading

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Jon Voigt supports Brad Pitt’s mom following death threats

by Peter Grady–   Following death threats against Brad Pitt’s mother by homosexuals and supporters of same-sex marriage, her son has remained silent on the issue, but his father-in-law-to-be has defended her publicly.   Jane Pitt, the 71-year-old mother of … Continue reading

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Weld County dedicates Fallen Officers Memorial

by Jack Minor –   Saying he hopes never to add another name to the list, Weld County Sheriff John Cooke dedicated the Weld County Fallen Officers’ Memorial Monday morning at Bittersweet Park.   The timing of the dedication came … Continue reading

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“Gay” marriage is legal in all 50 states

by Jack Minor — Evangelical Lutherans in the St. Paul, Minnesota area went on record against changing the Minnesota Constitution to define marriage as a union between a man and woman.   The Saint Paul Area Synod of the Evangelical … Continue reading

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ACLU now worried about “magical” words

by Jack Minor —     While the American Civil Liberties Union is well known for attempts to prevent students from voluntarily praying at graduation ceremonies, it is now gone a step further in wants to ban the words  “invocation” … Continue reading

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Civil Union bill does not provide enough protection for opponents

Supporters of the civil union bill currently being debated in the Colorado state legislature attempt to portray the issue as one of fairness, while opponents say it undermines traditional marriage; however there is a major issue with the bill that … Continue reading

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NC voters to decide on future of marriage

by Matt Lacy —   North Carolina voters are going to the polls today to make an important decision as to whether they want to amend their constitution to protect traditional marriage. If the amendment is approved, North Carolina would … Continue reading

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Lawmaker introduces bill to protect servicemembers’ right to speak out against homosexuality

Although Obama has overturned a Revolutionary War ban on homosexuals serving in the military, one lawmaker wants to make sure service members will still have their rights to be opposed to the “gay” lifestyle. Congressman Tim Huelskamp (R-Kansas) has introduced the … Continue reading

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Obama to give US missile defense secrets to Russians

U.S. SM-3 by Matt Lacy – Coming on the heels of massive troop drawdowns and massive cuts to the U.S. military, the Obama administration is planning on sharing U.S. missile secrets with the Russians. The military could face cuts of … Continue reading

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DoD to investigate filmmakers’ access to bin Laden film

by Jack Minor – The Pentagon has opened an investigation into accusations by a member of Congress that a liberal Hollywood filmmaker may have been given access to classified information for a movie on the death of bin Laden. Rep. Peter … Continue reading

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Kim Jung Un praised for having father’s virtues during swearing in ceremony

by Matt Lacy – Dictator Kim Jung Un was praised by the North Korea’s ceremonial head of state for having his father’s virtues. Following the death of his father Kim Jung II, who died on Dec. 17, Kim Jung Un … Continue reading

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The Raptor has left the building

By Craig Masters After fourteen years in production, the final F-22 Raptor was set to roll off the Lockheed-Martin company’s assembly line in Marietta, Georgia. It was Tuesday, December 13, when Raptor number 187 rolled into history. The original program … Continue reading

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Christian cake maker business increasing after stand for traditional marriage

by Matt Lacy– A Christian cake maker, who has come under fire from Christians and homosexuals after she refused to do a wedding cake for a lesbian wedding has said her business has increased after she took her stand. Victoria … Continue reading

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Queen Elizabeth honors Authorized King James Bible

by Jack Minor – Just as one of her predecessors had done, Queen Elizabeth paid homage to the King James Bible last week. During the week of her coronation, Queen Victoria went to hear Handel’s Messiah in the Royal Lodge. … Continue reading

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Indonesia: Ministry of Health approves “guidelines” for female genital mutilation

By Craig Masters The photos are horrific. Groups of young Muslim girls gathered by their own mothers and other family members, held down and screaming in pain while the perverted followers of the political system called Islam mutilate their sex … Continue reading

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Local churches honor 9/11 while clergy, first responders banned at NY 9/11 service

          by Jack Minor —   The White House has instructed officials to downplay al-Qaeda’s role in the Sept. 11 attacks, while New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, in order to avoid offending Muslim groups, has … Continue reading

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Islamic group says Perry’s relationship with Muslims “sets him apart”

    by Jack Minor –     A Muslim advocacy group has sent out an e-mail stating that Texas governor Rick Perry has a relationship with Muslims that “sets him apart” from the other candidates for the Republican nomination. … Continue reading

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Obama to get two hour campaign commercial in time for election

  by Jack Minor   A Hollywood filmmaker has reportedly been given unprecedented access to details of the “Mission to Kill Osama bin Laden” in order to release a film of the event just in time for the November elections. … Continue reading

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New Greeley City Council Member Selected

By Vanessa Dominguez – Two rounds of interviews to find a replacement for City Councilmember Maria Secrest, who resigned her at-large Council position to accept a position with U.S. Representative Cory Gardner’s office, culminated with the appointment of Robb Casseday. … Continue reading

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City council member has resigned for Congressional appointment

Greeley City Councilmember Maria Secrest has resigned her at-large Council position and accepted a position with Representative Cory Gardner’s new Greeley office. According to Colorado law, there are two options for selecting a replacement on the City Council: 1) an … Continue reading

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Marines honor their own with ceremony at Bittersweet Park

Story and photo by Jack Minor Marines from across the Rocky Mountain region came to Greeley to honor two of their own in a wreath-laying ceremony at Bittersweet Park this past Sunday afternoon. Colorado Springs Marine Sgt. Jason Smith, who … Continue reading

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Scott principal pulls out all the stops for counting day

Olivia Zadkovic and Alea Shaeffer from Meeker Elementary cut the ribbon for the new playground at Scott Elementary. The two girls started a lemonade stand to help raise funds for a new playground over the summer Story and photo By … Continue reading

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Media praise Obama for going on vacation in lieu of wreath-laying at Arlington

By Jack Minor In a decision that has outraged many veterans, President Obama during a time of war to forgo the traditional wreath laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day in order to go on vacation to his … Continue reading

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Evans remembers the fallen

By Jack Minor for the Greeley Gazette This year the city of Evans conducted its annual Memorial Day service, it was not an elaborate commercialized ceremony rather it was a simple ceremony that was every bit a community event. The … Continue reading

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County Honors Law Enforcement Officials Killed in Line of Duty

Story and Photo By Jack Minor Last year 126 U.S. law enforcement officials were killed in the line of duty.  These men and women were honored Friday, May 14 at Bittersweet Park in Greeley. Colorado Sgt. David Joseph Kinterknect, who … Continue reading

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CHESS Graduation; Stately and Inspiring

By Christy Rodriquez “It was uplifting, encouraging, thought provoking and refreshing, not your typical High School Graduation,” Said Cindy Shupe, regarding the 2010 CHESS High School Graduation Ceremony. Certainly, Colorado Heritage School System (CHESS) is not your typical school. It … Continue reading

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