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The Survey says… U.S. #2 – in Ignorance

Since 2009 nearly every indicator of a nation’s health has shown the U.S. is in decline compared to other major nations. It seems the “change” that was promised in the great campaign of 2008 has come about. But is unimaginable … Continue reading

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High Park fire still costing taxpayers millions of dollars

Coloradoan — The High Park Fire went out more than a year ago, but millions of taxpayer dollars still are being used to deal with its aftermath.   The cost of addressing the widespread damage done to the foothills and … Continue reading

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Officials urge Congress to take action on Colorado River

(Brush News-Tribune) — Government officials are urging Congress to consider solutions to deal with possible water shortages in the Colorado River basin that could include finding ways to reduce demand, conservation and better management of water supplies. Other solutions being … Continue reading

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District 6 closure catches parents off guard

by Jack Minor –   Many parents who went to drop their children off at school today were surprised to learn that District 6 had cancelled classes on Tuesday.   At around 5 AM District officials made the decision to … Continue reading

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GOP must not abandon support for the unborn

by Jennifer Mason   In a Fox News interview on Sunday, John McCain urged Republicans to drop the abortion issue, claiming that party members need to leave abortion alone. These statements made me wonder: instead of dropping the abortion issue, … Continue reading

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Markets drop across Europe and U.S.

by Craig Masters Violence across Europe – seen on facebook worldwide An updated Associated Press Story carried in The Washington Post begins, ”Israeli airstrikes on targets in Gaza Strip hit markets Wednesday, with European shares falling most amid work stoppages … Continue reading

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Controversy continues to swirl over unemployment numbers

by Matt Lacy –   Criticism continues to mount over last week’s unemployment numbers which are now below the eight percent benchmark considered a hindrance to an incumbent president’s reelection.   It has long been noted that no post World … Continue reading

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Job Market Improving? No, It’s Phony Figuring

I have often cited the various methods the government utilizes to keep the unemployment figure at a manageable level. Today, after the official unemployment rate fell to 7.8%, it became apparent just how blatantly political the process has become.   … Continue reading

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President tells Coloradoans we are better off…

by Craig Masters The President’s case that you’re better off… Last week, the Fed reported a sharp contraction in the country’s industrial output. The report showed that production from factories, mines, and utilities fell by 1.2 percent last month. This … Continue reading

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Record number of Americans “not in labor force”

  by Jack Minor –       Last week’s unemployment numbers revealed the dire straits facing the U.S. economy after it was revealed that almost 89 million Americans are not in the workforce, a record high.       … Continue reading

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Poor Reports Send Shock Waves Through Economy

by Mike McCune —   The Dow Jones Industrial Average soared more than 200 points Friday led by the financial sector. But missing was a solid reason for the move. If anything the DJIA should have been flat at best … Continue reading

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Author: Politics possible cause denominations suffering membership decline

by Peter Grady — The head of an “ecumenical alliance of Christians” says moving leftward politically is likely a key reason membership in the United Methodist Church, which was once the largest Protestant denomination in the US, and other mainline … Continue reading

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Is the administration feeding the media false economy figures?

by Craig Masters Last week the Obama administration released a report about the unemployment percentage dropping. In response, the stock market spiked up. But this week, MarketWatch, Bloomberg and other segment specific news outlets report the number of people receiving … Continue reading

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Measles vaccine connected to autism while conservative politics causes hypocrisy

There are far too many clowns pretending to be scientists by Craig Masters Scientific American magazine reports “bad science” papers have long lasting effects; especially when they seem to support a lifestyle or point of view that excuses irresponsible behavior. In the … Continue reading

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Comeback kid: Santorum comes within 8 votes of Romney

by Matt Lacy – After remaining at the bottom of the polls during the Republican debates, Rick Santorum has suddenly sprung to the top of the conservative pack, finishing in a virtual photo finish against moderate candidate Mitt Romney. The … Continue reading

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The Rant

by Mike McCune —   Washington is having a nasty debate over “taxing the wealthy” these days. By good fortune or bad more Americans than ever before don’t have to worry about the ramifications of the debate because they don’t … Continue reading

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Mink says never had illusions about large settlement

by Jack Minor – While oftentimes it is easy to think individuals sue to obtain large cash payouts, Tom Mink said he never expected to get a large settlement from his lawsuit. Mink had sued Greeley and the county for … Continue reading

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Michael Savage offers Newt $1 million to drop out

by Jack Minor – In a strong sign of the growing discontent over Newt Gingrich, two well-known conservative talk show hosts have given strong condemnations of his candidacy. Talk show host Michael Savage is expected to announce on his show … Continue reading

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Greeley tree limb pick up completed

Greeley City crews have completed neighborhood curbside pick up of storm damaged tree limbs and will not be back to pick up limbs curbside. For those who missed the City pick up, they can take their tree limbs to the … Continue reading

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Greeley to offer free tree limb removal for residents

    Following the season’s first snow storm which downed tree limbs througout the area, the city has said they will be providing free limb removal for residents.   Karen Bothwell with the Public Works department, told the Gazette that the … Continue reading

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Pressure mounts on Obama to drop out of 2012 race

    by Jack Minor — With the President’s poll numbers falling, Obama supporters have begun to send signals that the party might be better off if he chose not to seek reelection. Several media stories have appeared recently suggesting … Continue reading

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Unemployment Up Unexpectedly

By staff reports  – New applications for unemployment benefits rose unexpectedly last week.  Initial claims for state benefits rose to 412,000, up 27,000, for the week ending April 9th.  In addition, claim numbers for the previous week were revised by the … Continue reading

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Money Saving Tips for Winterizing Your Home

By Mike Bauman As temperatures drop, many people begin to search for ways to conserve the heat in their homes.  What follows are some ideas to help you save money on your heating costs. 1)  Consider a programmable thermostat. These can be … Continue reading

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Northern Colorado Fishing Report: September 13, 2010

By Mike Bauman The following are fishing conditions in Northeastern Colorado according to the Colorado Division of Wildlife.  (Source:  http://wildlife.state.co.us/Fishing/Reports/StatewideConditions/) Barnes Meadow Reservoir– Barnes Meadow has been fishing decent. Most anglers are reporting catching some fish, but there has been … Continue reading

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Suicide Prevention Week in Weld County

By Vanessa Dominguez In the United States, someone commits suicide every fifteen minutes. Suicide is the sixth leading cause of death in Colorado. Last Year, Colorado had 28 deaths that were caused by suicide. Mayor Norton has declared the week … Continue reading

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Dates on a Dime “B” Date

By Mike Bauman This week’s DoD is centered around the letter B. Setting up the date: There are two ways to do this date.  The cheap way and the nearly free way. The cheap way is to contact a local … Continue reading

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Northern Colorado Fishing Report

  By:  Mike Bauman According to the Colorado Division of Wildlife, Mary’s Lake near Estes Park was the only area lake recently stocked with catchable trout.  (source:  http://wildlife.state.co.us/Fishing/Reports/StockingReport/) Fishing conditions were as follows for Northeastern Colorado.  (source:  http://wildlife.state.co.us/Fishing/Reports/StatewideConditions/) Barnes Meadow … Continue reading

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Tancredo issues ultimatum to candidates

By Jack Minor Believing the current crop of  Republican candidates are “damaged goods” former Colorado Congressman Tom Tancredo has said they have until Monday to make a pledge they will drop out if they are not ahead in the polls … Continue reading

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