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2014 Subaru Impreza 2.0i Sport Review by Stu Wright

    The 2014 Subaru Impreza Sport 2.0i Sport Premium is the topic of this week’s review.  I recently got to test out a Deep Sea blue pearl 5-door hatchback model with ivory cloth buckets and a “boxer” four cylinder … Continue reading

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2014 GMC Yukon XL AWD Denali by Stu Wright

In 1976, I started selling GMC trucks right after college, and at that point the Suburban, which is what GMC at that time called their big SUV, had been in production for 39 years.  Right after I started my new … Continue reading

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2013 Toyota Camry V-6 XLE FWD Sedan by Stu Wright

The Toyota Camry XLE that I drove last week was painted silver – Classic Silver metallic.  I enjoy the names that this company gives its paint colors, including this one as well as names such as Super White and Attitude … Continue reading

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2014 Buick LaCrosse FWD 1SL Sedan

For 2014, Buick has made a number of modifications to the popular LaCrosse, including a waterfall grill, new front fascia, redesigned head and tail lights, built-in trunk spoiler, and active lower grill shutters for enhanced fuel economy.  Last week I … Continue reading

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2013 Toyota Tundra CrewMax 4WD Pickup by Stu Wright

The Toyota Tundra full-size pickup, available since model year 2000, is a capable replacement to the old Toyota T100, and is available with three engine choices.  They are the 4 liter V-6 and two V-8s, with the largest one putting … 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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“Getting Better” 2014 Subaru Forester 2.5i AWD Touring SUV

    The Beatles 1967 hit, “Getting Better” was one of the last songs created from scratch by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, and was included on the album “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.”  Its production on March 23rd, 1967, … Continue reading

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“Shiftless in Seattle” 2013 Infiniti JX35 AWD Luxury Crossover

    Just prior to Memorial Day, Ruth and I had a chance to visit the Seattle area and test a new Infiniti JX35.  We drove it from the airport to Port Angeles, WA, for the purpose of catching a ferry … Continue reading

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Legal foundation for abortion based on misuse of women

by Peter Grady — The plaintiff in a key landmark case that along with Roe v. Wade helped open the door to abortion on demand in 1973 said her pregnancy was used by the legal system without her permission.   … Continue reading

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Republicans hold county assemblies across Colorado

by Craig Masters Saturday marked the second of the Republican Party’s major statewide election events. County assemblies were held across Colorado to nominate candidates for state house and senate offices as well as conducting a host of other party business. … Continue reading

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Arguments begin in case over NASA specialists firing

  by Matt Lacy — Opening arguments began Tuesday in the case of a NASA mission specialist who claimed he was terminated for simply expressing his views on intelligent design. David Coppedge had worked for 14 years as a NASA … Continue reading

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A report to report on the report

Taxpayers need to take away the keys to the mint by Craig Masters FHFA-OIG was established by the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 (HERA), which amended the Inspector General Act of 1978. FHFA-OIG is authorized to conduct audits, … Continue reading

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“Million Dollar Baby” – 2012 Subaru Impreza Sport Review

      The 2012 Subaru Impreza 2.0i Sport Premium is the topic of this week’s review.  I recently got to test out a Marine Blue Pearl 5-door hatchback model with black striped cloth buckets and a “boxer” four cylinder … Continue reading

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Homeland Security to unsubscribe to ‘unnecessary’ magazines says Secretary Napolitano

by Craig Masters According to the web site CBP.gov, the US Border Patrol agents received about $331million in overtime in 2011. That amount is more than double the 2006 level of roughly $156million. The total overtime for border agents grew … Continue reading

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Greeley economy showing early signs of growth

By Craig Masters Tracking several economic indicators; including some growth indicators, Greeley has moved ahead of over 300 other U.S. metro areas to be ranked at number 62 out of the total of 379 in the study. That is up from position … 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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Witness: Hollywood shooter shouted “Allahu Akbar” as he fled

A witness reported that a man who was randomly shooting at people in Hollywood, shouted “Allahu Akbar”, which means “Allah is greatest.” The shooter, Tyler Brehm a 26 year old white male, began shooting at several vehicles in Hollywood at … Continue reading

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Obama campaign raffles off Michelle

by Peter Grady – In what could be a first for presidential fundraisers, Michelle Obama has announced she is being raffled off for a $3 donation. The Obama campaign sent out an e-mail today, supposedly from Michelle Obama. The e-mail … Continue reading

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Evans asked to display “In God We Trust” at council meetings

by Jack Minor – Two residents of Evans asked the city to consider displaying “In God We Trust” in the city council chambers. Jerry Long and Skip Carlson asked the city to consider a resolution agreeing to display the national motto … Continue reading

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Help for the homeless has arrived in Greeley

  –   The Guadalupe Community Center is north of Island Park by Craig Masters    – The generosity of Weld County residents is being prudently invested and professionally managed at the new Guadalupe Community Center. The result is a chance for … Continue reading

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Free pennies at King Soopers

Ignoring over charges cost most of us a few dollars a month By Craig Masters How often do you leave a grocery store and later notice you were overcharged for an item or two by just a few cents? Most … Continue reading

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Christian leader apologizes for “false teachings” regarding Christ’s return

by Jack Minor – Harold Camping, Founder and Chairman of Family Radio Stations, apologized for misleading Christians for decades over his teaching on the rapture. The term “rapture” is never mentioned in the Bible, however fundamentalist Christians say the word … Continue reading

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40 Years – A solid success for Gadhafi

Did absolute power corrupt Gaddafi, absolutely! Gaddafi with Nassar in 1969. By Craig Masters When Gadhafi rose to power, Barack Obama was only a baby. The young Gadhafi promised hope and change for the “people” who were being exploited by the wealthy. … Continue reading

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Occupy Denver protest turns violent for Gazette reporter

Greeley Gazette reporter, Craig Masters, found coverage of the protest in Denver Saturday evening to be more personal than usual. Police moved to clear the intersection of Broadway and 14th streets using batons to persuade the defiant protestors to return … Continue reading

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2011 Volkswagen Jetta Review

      Volkswagen was originally founded in 1937 by the German Labor Front, a Nazi trade union.  The venture included production of an inexpensive car for the common man along with state-sponsored financing (“five marks a week you must … Continue reading

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Tour de Fat returns to Ft. Collins

Festival bikers are ready to roll Thousands of fun seekers dressed up as everything from alligators and hot dogs to tacos and zebras as they mounted their bikes and took over the streets of Ft. Collins Saturday morning for a … Continue reading

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Local company to offer internet service on aircraft

by Jack Minor – A Colorado-based satellite internet company will begin providing airline customers internet servicet next year using its new satellite that is scheduled to be launched in October. Englewood  based, WildBlue communications, currently provides high speed internet service … Continue reading

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Little “criminals” operating lemonade stands in Greeley/Evans safe from prosecution

by Jack Minor – Greeley and Evans officials have said that a trend among some local governments targeting children’s lemonade stands will not be coming here anytime soon. This past summer various media outlets reported on several instances where children … Continue reading

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The BIG Spud’s Day is coming Sept 10

  Thousands of residents packed the old Larimer County fairgrounds in Loveland to enjoy one of Colorado’s farm produce festivals. This week corn is king. September 10, 2011, the potato takes center stage in Greeley at the Potato Day Festival. … Continue reading

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Union “thugs” join Republicans in lawsuit

The Obama regime’s “justice” department announced today that it will sue to block AT&T from acquiring T-Mobile. The Department’s spokesman, James Cole, claims the acquisition would cause hardship for Verizon Wireless and the “poor.” The president of the Communications Workers … 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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British Riots – Preview to America 201?

BBC – “We ain’t got no jobs, no money … We heard that other people were getting things for free, so why not us?” explained E. Nan, surrounded by other youths in Hackney in east London. Google ‘British riots’ and … Continue reading

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Wildcats prepare for home opener against Berthoud

Story and Photos By Jim Merriott With the hot sun beating down over the Greeley Central practice football field, head coach Mike Heathly goes about his coaching in a workman like manner. Heathley, enters his sixth year as the Wildcats coach. … Continue reading

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Roggy preparing Spartans for opener at Montbello

Story and Photos By Jim Merriott “We have just a little over 100 boys out for the football team this year,” said Greeley West High head football coach Mark Roggy. “I guess around 30-35 players at this point will see … Continue reading

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Obama racking up early endorsements, NEA now Communist Party

by Jack Minor  —   The Communist Party USA has provided an early endorsement of President Obama, saying the Democratic Party is the only party capable of winning against the Republicans next year. In an article titled “Does it matter … Continue reading

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