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NSA directed terrorism experts towards: Xbox users!

The National Security Agency is now turning its eyes to a new apparent terrorist threat to help protect Americans, Xbox users and other game services.   The super-secret NSA had its cloak of secrecy removed earlier this year when former … Continue reading

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Young entrepreneurs “not participating” in economic downturn

While the so-called “Great Recession” ended in the first year of the Obama administration, the effects remain largely unfelt by millions of people around the world, this has caused a new generation of business entrepreneurs to think outside the box … Continue reading

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Online marketing helping spur economic recovery

As the US economy continues to sputter along, there does appear to be one surprising factor that is preventing it from becoming even worse, online marketing.   With the rise of the internet a new way for companies being able … Continue reading

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Trust Big Brother with just a Little more Power – and Money

by Craig Masters “It has become evident that Barack Obama’s definition of “fundamentally transforming the United States” includes Big Brother harassing selected conservatives while monitoring anyone’s email and telephone traffic. These seem to be among the surprising duties of the … Continue reading

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Roaches, Mosquitoes, and Birds: The Coming Micro-Drone Revolution

by John Whitehead —   “[Drones are a] game-changing technology, akin to gunpowder, the steam engine, the atomic bomb—opening up possibilities that were fiction a generation earlier but also opening up perils that were unknown a generation ago.”—Peter Singer, senior … Continue reading

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Illinois paid over $2 million in unemployment to jail inmates

by Matt Lacy –   State officials in Illinois have revealed that they paid over 1,100 inmates more than $2 million in unemployment benefits while they are in jail.   According to the Associated Press, the Illinois Department of Employment … Continue reading

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U.S. embassy attacked, Ambassador killed after apology for “hurting Muslims feelings”

by Matt Lacy –   Following an apology by the embassy in Cairo for Americans who portrayed Islam in a negative light, Muslims attacked diplomatic facilities in Libya and Egypt which resulted in the death of several Americans including the … Continue reading

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Obama bill pay scam highlights culture of dependence

by Peter Grady –   A new scam saying that president Obama will help individuals pay their utility bills indicates the extent to which people are dependent on the government for support.   While multiple scams often make their rounds … Continue reading

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D6 students have chance to “jump ahead” during summer classes

by Jack Minor — Students in Greeley/Evans schools will have an opportunity to advance one full year in a subject area this summer as part of a new program provided by the district this year. The program offers opportunities for … Continue reading

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Colorado Online Education Leaders Chart Way Forward

Staff Reports — DENVER—Colorado online education leaders have charted a way forward to pursue policies that expand students’ digital learning opportunities. The new Independence Institute publication, “The Future of Colorado Digital Learning: Crafting a Policy Roadmap for Reform,” highlights recommended … Continue reading

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Weld’s debt free status factored into Teletech decision for Greeley facility

by Jack Minor – The Chief Executive Officer of a new customer experience center moving to Greeley said they looked at many factors including Weld County’s sound financial footing when choosing where to locate. Ken Tuchman, CEO of TeleTech, along … Continue reading

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Millions in donations are from stolen credit cards. Where’s the charity?

  By Craig Masters Weld County news readers should be familiar with the name Stratfor Security. This is the Austin based international security ‘think tank’ that has been mentioned several times during the news coverage of the David Hartley shooting on … Continue reading

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FedEx to Santa: “HaHa-Ha!”

By Craig Masters   The hunt for just the right present took my wife on a very rare trip to the world wide web. The prize she was seeking was simply not available in local store stock. She found it … Continue reading

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Forget independent, Trump now considering online bid for president

by Matt Lacy – Ever the wild card, billionaire Donald Trump is now saying that he may run as an online candidate. This morning, Trump tweeted “Thousands of e-mails from folks urging me to seek the Americans Elect Presidential nomination.” … Continue reading

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Judge rules that “blogger” not a journalist, given $2.5 million fine

Crystal Cox by Peter Grady – An Oregon judge has ruled a “blogger” in Montana is not protected by shield laws  from revealing sources because she  is not considered a journalist. Crystal Cox, a blogger from Eureka, Mont., was sued for … Continue reading

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Internet giants oppose bill that could make posting online videos a crime

by Jack Minor – Two bills in Congress have sparked a fierce backlash after critics say it could make it a felony for parents to post a video of their children singing a copyrighted song. The House sponsored Stop Online … Continue reading

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Group offers $5,000 religion scholarships for journalists

  by Jack Minor –   A group which helps journalists find answers to questions about religion issues they may cover is offering $5,000 scholarships for religion classes.   The Religion Newswriters Association bills itself as the world’s only association … Continue reading

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Greeley/Evans almost there regarding transparency requirements

by Jack Minor – A new report by the Independence Institute reveals that Greeley/Evans School District 6 is just one step away from being fully compliant with a state law requiring online financial transparency. The Independence Institute, a non-partisan public … Continue reading

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Circulation decline prompts new charges for Greeley Tribune

Denver television station KDVR reported Tuesday, that faced with a shrinking number of print subscriptions, The Tribune, Greeley’s largest daily newspaper, has announced it will begin charging customers for much of its online content starting in November. Tribune Publisher, Bart … Continue reading

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Gay activist group says let Bert and Ernie get married

    by Jack Minor  — A gay rights activist has started an online petition asking Sesame Street to have long term characters Bert and Ernie marry each other on the show to help teach young children to accept “gay” … Continue reading

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Greeley gang members post videos online

By Vanessa Dominguez  – The website YouTube has assisted police departments across the county in identifying gang members, illegal activity, and violent criminals assaulting innocent victims. Many gang groups require a new member to physically assault an innocent victim while peers … Continue reading

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Ursulita (Patsy) Peralta

  April 28, 1928 ~ March 5, 2011   Ursulita (Patsy) Peralta, age 82, formerly of Ault died Saturday, March 5, 2011 at Kenton Manor.   Patsy was born on April 28, 1928, to Juan B. and Adelina Sarah Peralta, … Continue reading

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Find anyone’s credit score, address, shopping history

by Vanessa Dominguez Want to spy on someone, find their address, religious information, shopping habits, credit score, value of their home and occupation? Would you like a map to someone’s home or find out how much that person spent last month? With websites … Continue reading

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Elias “Bud” Miller

October 16, 1919 – February 22, 2011 Interment St. Joseph’s New Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio. Please visit www.stoddardsunset.com to sign online guestbook. Share on Facebook

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Is your husband seeking an affair? – check here!

by Vanessa Dominguez Facebook is now cited as a contributing cause of divorce in Texas in one out of five filings. How many break-ups are caused by online dating sites, including those that encourage infidelity? As previously reported in The … Continue reading

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Racquetball added to Funplex’s spring roster

Staff Reports The City of Greeley’s Leisure Services Department has added another option to their Adult Sports repertoire — Racquetball. The new spring racquetball league will begin March 14. Registration deadline will be February 27, late registration is February 28-March … Continue reading

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Robin Jene Reed

February 15, 1975 ~ December 26, 2010 Greeley, Colorado Robin Reed of Greeley died December 26, 2010 at North Colorado Medical Center.  Robin was born February 15, 1975 in Greeley to David L. and Donna J. (Ley) Reed. Robin was … Continue reading

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Robin Jene Reed

February 15, 1975 ~ December 26, 2010 Greeley, Colorado Robin Reed of Greeley died December 26, 2010 at North Colorado Medical Center.  Robin was born February 15, 1975 in Greeley to David L. and Donna J. (Ley) Reed. Robin was … Continue reading

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Consumers buying used to save money this Christmas

By Mike Bauman As holiday shopping reaches a fevered pitch, many consumers are turning to used items to fill Christmas lists without breaking the bank. A recent check of local pawn shops and second hand stores has revealed some tremendous … Continue reading

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Francisco Zammoron

Francisco Zammoron, 84 of Keenesburg died on Friday, November 4, 2010 at the North Colorado Medical Center. He was born on July 12, 1926 in Chihuahua, Mexico to Franciso and Marina (Caraveo) Zammoron. Francisco has lived in Keenesburg for the … Continue reading

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Is your child being bullied?

It has been the cause for many suicides across the country, responsible for spiking depression in children and happens every day. Bullying has been said to be as harmful as physical violence because its scars last a lifetime for some. … Continue reading

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Road Maintenance Survey results are in

By Vanessa Dominguez 710 people took the City’s survey in regarding the road conditions in town and what should be done about them. The survey resulted in many comments and suggestions. The UNC Survey Research Lab had students dedicated to … Continue reading

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State says citizens have no right to privacy regarding online purchases

By Jack Minor The state of Colorado has said that there is no right to privacy when it comes to on-line purchases. Colorado has filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by on-line retailers who do business in Colorado. … Continue reading

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Group representing internet merchants sues State

By Jack Minor A lawsuit has been filed in Federal Court against Colorado challenging a law that requires online merchants to collect sales tax, claiming that the law is unconstitutional. The Direct Marketing Association in announcing the suit said the … Continue reading

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Government proposes national database to maintain online privacy

By Jack Minor Following Senate approval of the cyber-security bill that critics have suggested would give the President  authority to shut down parts of the Internet, The White House has proposed a plan for authenticating people and organizations on the … Continue reading

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