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The Questions No One Ever Asks About Tax Increases

By Jack Minor—   The Greeley City Council is pushing new tax increases that they say are necessary to pay for roads, but there are some questions I would like everyone who supports tax increases to answer for me.   … Continue reading

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Brett Reese’s letter to George and Kimberlee Tiba

Editor’s note: The Gazette has obtained a copy of Brett Reese’s letter which is identical to the 3rd e-mail where he is alleged to have threatened the Tiba’s. The letter was written after George Tiba allegedly threatened Reese with physical … Continue reading

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Officials tell Catholic chaplains not to read letter criticizing policy on contraception

Archbishop Brogilo by Peter Grady – Following a decision by the Obama administration to force religious organizations to offer contraception drugs that could cause abortion, the Pentagon sent an e-mail to chaplains advising them not to read a letter critical of the … 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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Lawmaker threatens legal action against Lowe’s for cancelling ads on Muslim show

by Matt Lacy – A recent decision by Lowe’s to stop advertising on a Muslim reality show has prompted a fierce backlash, with one California lawmaker threatening the company with legal action if they do not reinstate their ads on … Continue reading

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HHS non-committal on how agency defines rules affecting religious organizations

  by Peter Grady – The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has said it will not commit to saying how narrowly it intends to interpret a rule that would only exempt religious organizations that employ and serve those who … Continue reading

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CBS stands by Bachmann memo

by Jack Minor – CBS is defending a memo obtained by the Bachmann campaign that it claims shows a liberal bias in the media against the candidate by deliberately planning to minimize her participation in a recent debate. The e-mail … Continue reading

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Candidates speak out on placement on Tribune’s “do not vote for” list

by Jack Minor – Three of the candidates the Tribune specifically said should not be elected to the school board say the newspaper’s statements reveal their bias to real and meaningful change for the district. In an editorial Sunday, the Tribune … Continue reading

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“Gay” marriage supporters abandon attempts to repeal ban in Colorado

  by Jack Minor – College students who attempted to place an amendment on next year’s ballot have abandoned the attempt after failing to get support for “gay” and lesbian organizations. One of the students, Mark Olmstead of Arvada, said … Continue reading

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Islamic group outraged over 9/11 coloring book showing Muslims as terrorists

  by Jack Minor – The Council on Arab Islamic Relations has criticized a children’s coloring book explaining 9/11, saying it portrays all of the Muslims in the book as terrorists and does not portray a positive image of Islam. The 36 … Continue reading

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Greeley/Evans school board candidate may face jail

by Jack Minor   –   The Gazette has learned that a candidate running for a position on the school board may have violated election laws by having another individual collect petition signatures without signing a circulator’s affidavit.  Jean Daviet is … Continue reading

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Government stops Obamacare waiver program that provided exemptions to unions, Pelosi’s district

by Jack Minor Last month the Government Accountability Office reported the Health and Human Services Department had granted nearly 1,400 waivers exempting organizations from Obamacare coverage requirements. The waivers were granted for mini-med plans that have annual coverage limits. Under … Continue reading

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Evans going green, city to get power from solar energy

  story and photo by Jack Minor         Evans has agreed to let a local alternative energy company install solar panels to provide electricity to the city. Greg Bohan, Chief Investment Officer for Renewable Social Benefit Funds, … Continue reading

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Obama: “If you’ve got the money, I’ve got the time”

by Jack Minor   Editors note: Following publication of this story, the campaign has sent out an additional email, this one from Joe Biden asking for a $5 donation. That email states in the bottom no purchase is necessary to enter … Continue reading

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Local restaurants take steps to prevent toddlers getting alcohol

by Jack Minor  Several Greeley restaurants have taken steps to ensure that alcohol does not get served to minors following incidents with other establishments in their chain.  In the past month; Olive Garden, Applebees and Chilis have all had incidents … Continue reading

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Local media gets it WRONG: Noble energy to add 30 jobs, NOT 300, NASA is NOT coming to town

by Jack Minor   A spokesman from Noble Energy told the Gazette that they are currently hiring  30 employees for a new field office in Greeley.  This  clarifies a Tribune article that implied the office would hire 300.  Based on an initial … Continue reading

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ABC “alienating women and Christians” with new show

by Jack Minor   A group advocating responsible entertainment for children has said Disney has tarnished its image with a new show called “Good Christian _itches” saying the term is extremely offensive to Christians and women.  The Parents’ Television Council … Continue reading

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Bangert’s Greeley Tribune- “The Tribune will not print a public official’s column, period.”

  Brett Reese   – The following email between Brett Reese, popular elected public official, and Randi Bangert, editor of the Greeley Tribune shows the inside communications and “agenda” of what a few in our community still believe is an objective … Continue reading

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Google suppressing coverage of Lakin court-martial

By Jack Minor Search engine giant Google appears to be hiding recent coverage of Lt. Col. Terry Lakin’s court-martial by burying the coverage deep in the search rankings. A Google search of the term, “Lt. Colonel Lakin,” revealed only a … Continue reading

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