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Licensed to Kill: The Growing Phenomenon of Police Shooting Unarmed Citizens

By John Whitehead —   Here’s a recipe for disaster: Take a young man (or woman), raise him on a diet of violence, hype him up on the power of the gun in his holster and the superiority of his … Continue reading

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SEAL Team 6 families suspicious of official government claims

More than two years after President Obama reassured the father of a member of SEAL Team 6 that the government would look into the death of his son, the father is still waiting for a response, and his suspicions are … 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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Semi hauling ice cream burns on I-25

Coloradoan — A semi-trailer hauling ice cream on southbound Interstate 25 rear-ended another semi-trailer, crashed and then burst into flames Thursday morning. The 11:30 a.m. crash, fire and ensuing diesel fuel cleanup kept southbound Interstate 25 closed for more than … Continue reading

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Crossover Comparison – Nissan Rogue/KIA Sorento

I recently was fortunate enough to end up with two nice crossover SUV’s in the my driveway at once, so I took turns running around in them for the week and taking notes on how they stacked up.  They were … Continue reading

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Environmental terrorist group takes responsibility for Mexico bombing

by Jack Minor –   An eco-terrorist group responsible for a 1998 act of terror in Vail has issued a press release taking credit for a recent bombing in Mexico, saying it was as beautiful as burning a Wal-mart store. … Continue reading

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Greeley FD fights scrap metal fire

GREELEY — At 10:23pm, last night (12/12/2012) the Greeley Fire Department was called to 1490 East 8th St (Anderson Sales and Salvage), Greeley, on the report of a fire. While responding, fire crews could see large flames from approximately 1 … Continue reading

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Greeley Firefighters rescue adult in house fire

GREELEY — At 10:27 am today (11/30/2012) the Greeley Fire Department was called to 1405 23rd Ave Ct in Greeley on a possible structure fire. First arriving units reported a single family home with smoke showing and initiated an aggressive … Continue reading

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Savages in Gaza time rockets to maximize children casualties

Israeli rocket damage, Israel news photo by Peter Grady –   In what can only be described as an act of barbarism, Muslim terrorists in Gaza fired a barrage of missiles at Israeli men, women and children during the end … Continue reading

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Were top commanders in Middle East relieved for refusing to stand down over Benghazi?

by Matt Lacy –   The White House has denied reports that top commanders in the Middle East have been relieved over their commands for disobeying orders to stand down while the US ambassador and other Americans were being attacked … Continue reading

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Florida school board policy now lower expectations for blacks than whites

by Peter Grady –   The Florida State Board of Education is coming under fire after it passed a policy that officially declares they have lower academic expectations for black students over others.   Last week, the board passed a … Continue reading

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Army appeals court to decide whether Ft. Hood shooter can be forced to shave beard

by Jack Minor –   An Army Appeals court is deciding whether the judge in the case of the accused Fort Hood shooter exceeded his authority by requiring that Maj. Nidal Hasan comply with the Army’s grooming standards by shaving … Continue reading

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DNC fires staffer after video shows her helping commit voter fraud

  by Matt Lacy –       Following a video exposing a salaried employee of the DNC encouraging and helping a woman commit voter fraud the DNC has decided to fire the Texas worker.       The video … Continue reading

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Greeley Police to get AED’s in patrol cars

GREELEY — In late September, 2012, Greeley Police will begin deploying AEDs, (Automated External Defibrillators) in many of their patrol cars.  The AEDs were purchased, in part, by a grant obtained by the Greeley Fire Department.   “We believe the … Continue reading

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Media wrongly claims Aurora shooter tea party member

by Jack Minor –   Following the tragic shooting by an armed gunman at a showing of the new Batman movie, “The Dark Knight Rises,” the news media wasted no time in claiming the shooter was a Republican who was … Continue reading

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Jaguar Supercharged XJL “Saloon”

    I received my 42nd new car for review this past week, and it was a big one, the 2012 supercharged Jaguar XJL long-wheelbase rear-wheel drive sedan.  It came with jet black leather interior and the paint was an out-of-this-world … Continue reading

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Governor to Weld farmers: Drop dead!

by Jack Minor –   Governor John Hickenlooper has responded to the concerns of Weld County farmers who face the potential of losing millions of dollars in crops by saying they are essentially on their own.   During a meeting this morning … Continue reading

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Greeley to hold meeting discussing High Park fire effect on water supply

GREELEY — The Greeley City Council will hear a report at 5 p.m. today, June 12 regarding the current and possible impacts of the High Park Fire on Greeley’s water supply.  The presentation will cover the challenges to Greeley’s water … Continue reading

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Colorado delegation calls for additional assistance to fight fire

FORT COLLINS, COLO. – As the High Park Fire continues to spread through Larimer County, Congressman Cory Gardner (R-CO) and the entire Colorado delegation is asking the United States Forest Service (USFS) for additional resources and assistance.   “We cannot … Continue reading

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Greeley Fire Receives Donation of Baby Caps

Staff Reports —   GREELEY — The Greeley Fire Department has received a donation of approximately 60 knitted handmade baby caps from Greeley Fire Senior Administrative Specialist Janice Perekrestenko in the honor and memory of her grandson Atticus (4/24/2011-11/15/2011). The … Continue reading

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Aurora police chief apologizes for “inconvenience” to citizens

By Craig Masters The city of Aurora police chief stepped up to the cameras and microphones and apologized for the “inconvenience” to citizens caught up in bank robber apprehension Monday. But the chief was solid in his support for the … Continue reading

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Pallet fire causes spectacular light show for Greeley residents

by Jack Minor —   In what was described as “a giant bonfire,” flames and smoke were seen over east Greeley as  city firefighters fought and successfully contained a wooden pallet fire Wednesday afternoon.   The fire was located at Et&t … Continue reading

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Sexual assault up in Army

by Peter Grady —   A military watchdog organization says recent reports reveal that sexual assaults and crimes have increased dramatically over the past few years in the US military.   The Center for Military Readiness (CMR) recently released a … Continue reading

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“Microburst” tears roof off of house

Staff Reports —   GREELEY – Just before 2:00 pm today (05/01/2012), firefighters from the Greeley Fire Department were called to 2405 49th Av Ct in Greeley on a report of on a possible explosion. Upon arrival they found a … Continue reading

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Indonesians fears possible tsunami following 8.6 quake

by Matt Lacy — Countries across the Indian Ocean issued tsunami warnings following a large earthquake in the waters off Indonesia this morning. Following the 8.6 magnitude quake which was centered a little more than 300 miles from Banda Aceh, … Continue reading

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Firefighters perform high angle rescue at Scott Elementary

Staff Reports — GREELEY – At 10:42 am, today (04/06/2012), firefighters from the Greeley Fire Department were called to 3000 13th St (Scott Elementary School) in Greeley on a report of someone who had fallen from a roof. Upon arrival, … Continue reading

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Auto dealership fire stopped by sprinkler system

Staff Reports — At 7:33 PM Sunday evening (3/25/12) firefighters from the Greeley Fire Department were called to 2699 47th Av (Weld County Garage) in Greeley on a fire alarm. Upon their arrival, responding fire crews found the fire alarm … Continue reading

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Marines find heroes in Afghan soldiers

By Craig Masters Marine Cpl Jason Hallett 2010 On October 23, 2010, Marine Lance Corporal Jason Hallett was only 19 years old. He was on a minesweeping mission in Sangin district, Afghanistan. According to a story by Cpl. Ned Johnson … Continue reading

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Aging electrical system cause of fire, damages Greeley home

Staff Reports — At 10:00 this morning firefighters from the Greeley Fire Department were called to 1841 7th Av in Greeley on a possible structure fire. Upon arrival, fire crews found light smoke coming from the attic space of a … Continue reading

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2012 Toyota Yaris 5-Door Liftback Review

The car brought to me for review earlier this week was the Toyota Yaris. The model was the 5-door LE Liftback in Absolutely red paint.  And that is exactly what color it was, like a fire truck.  Well, not exactly.  … Continue reading

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Blame for failing schools in District 6 lies on leadership, not students

An opinion in support of students by Craig Masters After reviewing performances of the schools and the December District 6 school board meeting, I submitted an op-ed calling for the board to immediately fire Superintendent Lang and set the priority … Continue reading

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Firefighter, resident burned in early morning fire

  by Jack Minor –   Two people, including a firefighter, were burned in an early morning fire caused by a burning propane cylinder.   The fire occurred at 1723 Montview Road in Greeley and firefighters were called at 1:35 … Continue reading

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“Government Motors” to “recall” all Volts

by Matt Lacy – Months after being made aware of issues with the Chevrolet Volt catching fire, the company is advising owners to bring their cars to dealers for modifications. In an announcement Thursday, General Motors has said it is … Continue reading

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Media focuses on Mosque firebombed in Queens, ignores firebombing against Hindus, Christians

by Matt Lacy – A series of firebombing in Queens, New York that targeted a Hindu place of worship, an African-American Christian couple’s home and a Mosque is being portrayed by the mainstream media and a Muslim advocacy group as … Continue reading

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Tebow, Connecticut Bible burning reveals stark difference between Christians and Muslims

by Peter Grady – While some Christian churches are promoting dialogue by inviting Muslims to preach in their pulpits, two recent events this Christmas season have revealed a stark difference in how the two religions handle criticism. On Dec. 12, … Continue reading

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