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Archive for November 24, 2010

START: Do the Right Thing

START: Do the Right Thing

By Lt. Gen. Dirk Jameson (ret.) At this time of thanksgiving, we are reminded how people came together, shared resources, shared opinions and worked together to form and protect our nation. During my long career in the US Air Force, I was at the very sharp end of the spear that defended our nation, rising to deputy commander-in-chief and chief of staff of U. S. Strategic Command. During that time, going back to the Reagan years and before, the U. S. ... Full Story

Cut your own Christmas tree

Cut your own Christmas tree

  Permits Available for Christmas Tree Cutting on the Canyon Lakes Ranger District Fort Collins, Colo. (November 24, 2010) – With Thanksgiving almost here, many start to think about trimming their Christmas tree. The Canyon Lakes Ranger District’s annual Christmas tree cutting area near Red Feather Lakes, Colo., will be open from December 4 through 12. Although cutting does not start until December 4, the $10 permits needed to cut your tree can be purchased now. You can buy these ... Full Story

Falcon Basketball-Air Force 72, Wofford 66 in overtime

Falcon Basketball-Air Force 72, Wofford 66 in overtime

By Jerry Cross Athletic Communications Office Air Force Academy Evan Washington scored seven of his 14 points in overtime and Air Force shot 51 percent from the field as the Falcons won their first road game in nearly two years, defeating Wofford 72-66 Wednesday night in Spartanburg, S.C. The Falcons, who had not won a true road game since a 71-64 victory at Northern Colorado on Dec. 6, 2008, led the game for over 37 of the 40 regulation minutes and the last four minutes of the ... Full Story

EarthSky Tonight—Nov 25, Find the Water Jar of

EarthSky Tonight—Nov 25, Find the Water Jar of Aquarius to the west of Jupiter

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Will you spot the Water Jar in the constellation Aquarius to the west (right) of the blazing planet Jupiter tonight? You are only likely to see the Y-shaped Water Jar and the stars of Aquarius if you have access to a dark sky. From downtown in a major city, you have a good chance of spotting Jupiter at nightfall and early evening, but that might be about it. Look for Jupiter to blaze in the southern sky at ... Full Story

EarthSky Tonight—Nov 24,Venus getting brighter in

EarthSky Tonight—Nov 24,Venus getting brighter in the predawn sky

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org The planet Venus – the most brilliant celestial object after the sun and moon – is getting brighter day by day in the November predawn sky. This dazzling world was in our evening sky earlier this year. However, it recently passed between earth and the sun, so that it now rises about 3 hours before sunrise as seen from mid-northern latitudes. Moreover, at middle latitudes south of the equator, Venus ... Full Story

Health Insurance, what will happen?

Health Insurance, what will happen?

To the Editor, Republicans plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it. If they succeed, their plan will include buying health insurance across state lines. Since that’s already law, what will change? Let’s consider two factors, premiums and appeals. Federal law currently requires insurers to spend at least 80% to 85% of premium dollars on actual health care or quality improvement and to justify premium increases to state regulators and the Secretary of the U.S. ... Full Story

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