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Archive for July 27, 2009

State News: Colo. Report, Congress' Definitions

Many lawmakers and President Obama say they want to be sure all Americans can afford health insurance, but some people in Colorado with their eye on the current health care debate are worried about what Congress considers to be "affordable." Liz Feder is a health policy analyst with the Colorado Center on Law and Policy, which conducted a study earlier this year on what Coloradans with different income levels could realistically afford to pay for health insurance. Feder has compared those ... Full Story

State News: Summer Getaway Spots Up for Protection

As the season blazes on, some of Colorado's favorite summer getaway areas have taken a step toward staying that way. Representative John Salazar recently unveiled a draft of a bill he plans to introduce in Congress as soon as September that would protect about 63,000 acres in the southwestern part of the state as wilderness. (more…)

Two Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder Berthoud Police are investigating two deaths in what appears to be a murder-suicide. At 7:34 p.m. Wednesday, July 22, BPD along with the Berthoud Fire Protection District and EMS responded to report of a shooting at 20550 Weld County Road 7, located about 1/2 mile south of Colo. 56. (more…)

Price of Admission: The Ugly Truth

He Said/She Said Seems Fake to Me By Kyle Lee Berthoud Recorder   “The Ugly Truth” wants to be an edgy, R-rated romantic comedy in the vein of “Knocked Up” (which also starred Katherine Heigl). But it tries so hard to be like those movies it seems fake. As opposed to Judd Apatow’s comedies that have come out over past few years, “Truth” doesn’t contain improvisation that makes interactions feel realistic. They are firmly scripted, and it felt like they said to ... Full Story

'Bad Dates' a Good Show

By Dani White Berthoud Recorder The theater production “Bad Dates” is a one-woman show unto itself that makes for a very amusing evening out with the girls. The play, written by Theresa Rebeck, is a sassy, lively account of a single woman raising a preteen daughter while running a restaurant business and trying to get back into the dating game. The production is very personal and draws in the audience immediately with the opening line “Do you like these shoes?” An audience member ... Full Story

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