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51st state idea resulting from decades old issues

by Jack Minor —   While the move by residents in several Colorado counties to secede from the state has been described as frustration over recent moves by the legislature in Denver, a retired political scientist and author says the … Continue reading

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Movement to arm teachers gathering momentum

by Jack Minor –   While Congress and the media continue to vilify the NRA and similar groups calling for armed officers in public schools choosing instead to push for gun control, several states are pushing back with proposals to … Continue reading

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Romney crowds surging

  by Peter Grady–   Following a debate performance where the bipartisan consensus showed him the clear winner, crowds appearing at campaign events for Mitt Romney are surging.   According to the Associated Press, as election day draws closer the … Continue reading

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Did Obama lawyers get inside the GOP

by Craig Masters In politics – especially Presidential campaigns – events can happen fast. It is only August, two months until the election, and there may still be time for Romney to convince the conservatives he wasn’t the one behind … Continue reading

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Colorado High Court issues victory for gun owners over CU ban

by Jack Minor — In a victory for Second Amendment advocates, the Colorado Supreme Court today struck down a gun ban by the University of Colorado’s Board of Regents. In 2003 the state legislature passed the Concealed Carry Act, which … Continue reading

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Power company shutting down five coal plants, retiring units at another six, cites high cost of regulation as cause

  by Jack Minor             A large mid-western power company has announced it will be closing five coal-powered plants and retiring units at another six, to comply with pending environmental regulations which it says are … Continue reading

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Government says it has right to force citizens to buy anything it wants

by Jack Minor   The government has absolute power to force private citizens to purchase anything according to the acting solicitor general for the United States.  One of the key provisions of “Obamacare” is the individual mandate requiring every individual … Continue reading

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Pressure could mount on legislators after Wyoming passes conceal carry law

Story and photo by Jack Minor   In what has been called by gun rights opponents a “troublesome trend” for western states, Wyoming has passed a concealed carry bill similar to a bill working its way through the Colorado legislature. … Continue reading

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Healthcare Reform Ruled Unconstitutional

By Mike Bauman A judge in Florida has ruled that the individual mandate in the healthcare reform act; often referred to as “Obamacare,” is unconstitutional. Judge Roger Vinson released the ruling mid-day Monday.  In it, Vinson says Congress does not have the … Continue reading

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Federal Judge Rules Individual Mandate in Healthcare Bill Unconstitutional

By Mike Bauman A federal district court judge in Virginia has ruled the federal government does not have the constitutional authority to require individuals to purchase health insurance. The Justice Department had argued that the Commerce Clause of the Constitution … Continue reading

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Joseph L. Gomez

Joseph L. Gomez, 83, of Greeley died on Tuesday, August 3, 2010 at his home.  He was born June 9, 1927 in Peckham to Albert and Aurora (Duran) Gomez. Joseph was baptized at St. Peter’s Catholic Church and married Virginia … Continue reading

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Virginia A. (Ginger) Wiginton

Virginia A. (Ginger) Wiginton 91, of Windsor passed away on Sunday, August 1, 2010 at the Grey Cara Assisted Living in Evans. She was born June 17th 1919 to Emich and Mildred Solms in Saginaw, Michigan and spent her childhood … Continue reading

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James Jerry Clinkinbeard

James Jerry Clinkinbeard July 30, 1945 ~ May 2, 2010 James Clinkinbeard of Platteville died on Sunday, May 2, 2010 in Hospice and Palliative Care of Northern Colorado at North Colorado Medical Center.  He was born on July 30, 1945 … Continue reading

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Virginia G. Onorato

Virginia G. Onorato of Greeley died on Monday, April 26, 2010 at the Northern Colorado Long Term Acute Hospital in Johnstown. She was born on February 22, 1941, in Greeley Colorado, to Henry and Edna Grace (McCarty) Moser.  She was … Continue reading

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DeVota Johnson

DeVota Johnson Although the world is not yet free, that glad morning arrived on April 22, 2010 for DeVota and she flew away to glory.  She was born June 30, 1911 to George H. and Amelia M. (Jackson) Martin in … Continue reading

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RMGO files suit against CSU for Gun Ban, while CU’s Ban is Overturned on Appeal

Colorado’s largest gun rights organization, Rocky Mountain Gun Owners, filed a complaint against CSU’s Gun Ban policy, asking a Larimer County District Court to overrule the Board of Governors. This filing comes on the heels of the decision by the … Continue reading

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Mary Alice Andree

Mary Alice Andree, 89, of Greeley, CO died Thursday, April 8, 2010 at North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley.  Mary was born August 7, 1920 in Hoyt, CO to Louis and Jessie (Cottrell) Andree.  She was a dedicated employee at … Continue reading

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Will we be seeing the return of $4 a gallon gas prices coming again this summer?

by photojournalist Jerry Long, for The Greeley Gazette With the warmer weather usually come higher gas prices.  This year seems to be no exception This April 2nd photo taken at the Evans U-Pump-It on the corner of 11th Ave & … Continue reading

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