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Air Force beats Clarkson, 2-1, in Denver Cup

Air Force beats Clarkson, 2-1, in Denver Cup

DENVER, Colo. – Freshman Jason Torf made a career high 36 saves as Air Force beat Clarkson, 2-1, in the first game of the 19th annual Denver Cup college hockey tournament at Magness Arena in Denver. Air Force improved to 5-6-1 overall while Clarkson fell to 6-5-2. The win was Air Force’s first ever in the Denver Cup, snapping a 14-game losing streak in the tournament that was started in 1992. Air Force scored first as Matt Becker gave the Falcons a 1-0 lead at the 4:30 mark. ... Full Story

This Week in College Football History: Nov. 29 –

This Week in College Football History: Nov. 29 – Dec. 5

As part of an ongoing series throughout the fall, The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame posts This Week in College Football History, which takes a look back at some of college football's landmark moments over the last 141 years. FEATURED MOMENT: December 5, 1992- In the first-ever SEC Championship Game, 2010 College Football Hall of Fame inductee coach Gene Stallings led second-ranked Alabama past College Football Hall of Famer Steve Spurrier and ... Full Story

EarthSky Tonight—Nov 26, Can you see the different

EarthSky Tonight—Nov 26, Can you see the different colors of the stars?

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org The stars are like wildflowers, in that each star radiates with a different color of the rainbow. Have you ever noticed star colors? Let’s explore some of the stars that you will see in the meadow of night tonight. In the northeastern sky at evening shines a bright star called Capella, the Little She Goat, in the constellation Auriga. Like brighter Sirius, which does not rise until several hours later ... Full Story

AFSCME Calls on GOP Members of Congress to Reject

AFSCME Calls on GOP Members of Congress to Reject Their Taxpayer Funded Health Care Plan

  Call Comes on Heels of New Polling Showing Voters Agree Washington, DC — Today, the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) called on Republican Members of the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives to abstain from enrolling in the Federal Employees’ Health Benefits Plan (FEHBP). “These Republicans want to repeal health reform, putting the insurance companies back in charge and putting affordable coverage out of reach of millions ... Full Story

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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