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2015 Range Rover Supercharged LWB by Stu Wright

Indian conglomerate Tata Motors purchased iconic British automaker Jaguar Land Rover in 2008, obtaining a luxury line of cars and utility vehicles – the Land Rover brand having been around since 1947.  Land Rover started selling a bigger Range Rover … Continue reading

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2015 Toyota Hybrid SE Sedan

Toyota has been building Camrys since 1982.  The car was originally a compact sedan.  It has evolved into a midsize automobile, and year after year the company sells over 400,000 of them.  I drove a new 2015 Toyota Camry Hybrid during the past … Continue reading

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2014 Lexus GS450h Hybrid Sedan Review by Stu Wright

The Lexus GS is a mid-size luxury car sold by Lexus, the luxury division of Toyota.  Its design was hatched by Italdesign Guigiaro over a quarter century ago as a simplified, European-looking offering.  The GS is the car that I … Continue reading

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LESS FUNDING + MORE MANDATES + EROSION OF LOCAL CONTROL = UNACCEPTABLE RESULTS

By Weld Commissioner Mike Freeman–   With regard to the formation of a 51st state, no issue is more important than education. A new state with new educational goals would provide our children with the schooling they deserve and a … Continue reading

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2013 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid FWD Limited

 The Hyundai Sonata Hybrid has been on sale in America for about 18 months, and shares its drive train and some design elements with the KIA Optima Hybrid.  The two cars combine to occupy second place (in America) in hybrid … Continue reading

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Administration Obama postpones “train wreck” until after 2014 election

by Jack Minor –   Following an announcement by the Obama administration that they would be postponing enforcement of Obamacare’s employer mandate questions have arisen as to whether the president has the authority to do so.   The Affordable Care … Continue reading

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2013 Infiniti M35h RWD Hybrid Sedan

Infiniti began selling cars in America two dozen years ago with a pair of initial offerings; the Q45 and the M30.  As the luxury division of Nissan of Japan, they brought out the Infiniti line pretty much in response to … Continue reading

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North Dakota outlaws abortions based on gender

North Dakota’s governor has signed into law a series of pro-life bills that  he expects will be challenged, but he says the issues need to be decided. Today Gov. Jack Dalrymple signed the first three of the legislature’s  pro-life bills … Continue reading

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2012 Lexus CT200h FWD Premium Hybrid

The CT series sedan was introduced by Lexus in March of 2011.  Last week I tested a 2012 model of this hybrid vehicle, a “Premium” edition with a Nebula Gray Pearl paint job.  Since its introduction, I have been paying … Continue reading

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“Evolution Orange” – 2012 Toyota Prius c 5-Door

    An evolution is taking place within the Toyota Prius lineup, most recently with the introduction of their Prius c (city), which occurred earlier this year.  It’s the smallest Prius, and is the fourth model that the company currently makes … Continue reading

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Media ignoring boycott effect on J.C. Penny losses

by Peter Grady —   National retailer J. C. Penny reported a bigger than expected loss in the first quarter and the leader of her pro-family group said they believe the reason for the loss go far beyond what the … Continue reading

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“Shock and Aww…” – 2012 Chevy Volt Review

        This past week I had the pleasure of test driving a new 2012 Chevy Volt  four-door sedan.  The Volt was painted “Viridian Joule,” the silvery green color that is the official color of the car. The … Continue reading

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“Good Vibrations” – 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan SE

        I drove around in a VW Tiguan this last week and experienced some vibrations (more on that later), but overall found the vehicle to be very good, so therefore the Beach Boys megahit came to mind.  Brian … Continue reading

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Islamic doctrine backs Mubarak’s teaching to Marines

    To the editor: In Jack Minor’s recent article, “Marine corps clarifies recent `don’t pee toward Mecca’ stories,” LTC George Robinson of the Marine Corps Center for Advanced Operational Culture Learning took issue with my column citing a story … Continue reading

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Transit Center Will Replace Transfer Center

At the City Council Worksession on July 19th, a number of Greeley citizens addressed the council to express  dislike of a proposal to change the transfer center from Lincoln Park Library to the Depot. In particular, they were concerned about … Continue reading

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Dem solution to credit downgrade: blame the ones who tried to fix it

    by Jack Minor  — During the debt limit debate, financial institutions warned  that the U.S. stood in danger of having its credit rating downgraded if it did not take steps to reduce its debt. The national debt is … Continue reading

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Weld County has potential terrorist targets

by Jack Minor   A spokesman for the sheriff’s department warned that Weld County has multiple targets that could be tempting to terrorists. It was also pointed out that in the event of a catastrophic event citizens could be expected … Continue reading

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Historic train in Greeley has several firsts

Story and photos By Jack Minor The world’s largest steam locomotive arrived in Greeley last Tuesday morning and featured several historic firsts. Locomotive No. 3895, owned by the Union Pacific railroad, is the world’s largest operating steam locomotive. At 122 … Continue reading

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Gym Instructor Flies High Honoring World War II Aviators

Story and Photo By Jack Minor A local gymnastics instructor in Greeley does more than simply teach people the sport, his company is a tribute to his father and the brave men and women who flew aircraft in World War II. Michael … Continue reading

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CHILDREN ARE SPECIAL GIFTS FROM GOD

By Carol Clemans When God created Adam, He breathed into Adam the breath of life; and man became a living soul. At the birth of every child, there is the suspenseful moment waiting for the baby to take that first … Continue reading

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Young Marines train in Evans

By Jack Minor, For the Greeley Gazette While many local area youth were celebrating graduations, the Poudre River Young Marines spent the weekend  rappelling off a tower at the Evans training center. The event was organized by Shawn Kendrot, a … Continue reading

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Mile High Music Festival gets national attention

By Vanessa Dominguez, For the Greeley Gazette The Mile High Music Festival will be held at August 14th and 15th at The Fields at Dicks Sporting Goods Park, 9 miles from downtown Denver. This two day festival is packed with … Continue reading

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Ask Abby

Send your questions to AskAbbyGG@gmail.com By Rish Burkholder and Linda Harms For the Greeley Gazette Q: I am thinking about getting a dog as a companion. What things should I consider in making my choice? A: There are as many … Continue reading

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