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Archive for December 10, 2010

EarthSky Tonight—Tonight December 11, Radiant point

EarthSky Tonight—Tonight  December 11, Radiant point for Geminid meteor shower

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Today’s chart shows the radiant point for December’s famous Geminid meteor shower. The 2010 shower is peaking around now. You might see some Geminid meteors on the night of December 11, but the forecast calls for them to be falling most richly after the moon sets on Sunday, December 12 and Monday, December 13 – from late at night until dawn. About the radiant point. You don’t have to locate ... Full Story

What’s All the Fuss About Top Tax Rates Going Up 4.6

What’s All the Fuss About Top Tax Rates Going Up 4.6 Percent?

By Kenneth Lewis The national conversation on our fiscal health for the past few months has been about whether to extend the Bush-era tax cuts for households with incomes over $250,000, or to allow them to expire on December 31st. To my amazement, lost in all this controversy and discussion has been any mention of what this would really mean for high-income people in the context of historical tax rates. During the 1950s this country was flourishing economically and adding ... Full Story

EarthSky Tonight—December 10, Celestial Chariot high

EarthSky Tonight—December 10, Celestial Chariot high overhead at midnight

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org On these long December nights, you can find the constellation Auriga the Charioteer. The Heavenly Chariot – with its brilliant yellow star Capella – starts the journey in the northeast at dusk, flies overhead at midnight and finishes up in the northwest at dawn. Our chart shows Auriga at around midnight, when this pentagon-shaped pattern hits the zenith, or highest point in the sky. With no moon in ... Full Story

This Week in College Football History: Dec. 13 –

This Week in College Football History: Dec. 13 – Dec. 19

FEATURED MOMENT: December 19, 1980- No. 14 BYU mounted an enormous comeback to stun No. 19 SMU, 46-45, in the Holiday Bowl in San Diego. Prolific tailbacks Craig James and Eric Dickerson combined to rush for 335 yards and four touchdowns to build a 45-25 Mustangs lead with 4:07 to play. College Football Hall of Fame coach LaVell Edwards’ Cougars then sprung to life, with the help of an onside-kick recovery and a blocked punt, to put BYU within six ... Full Story

Larimer County Commissioners’ Schedule

Larimer County Commissioners' Schedule December 13 to 17, 2010 Monday, December 13, 2010 7:00am - 8:00am Republican Breakfast Club, Best Western, Hwy 34 & I-25, Loveland 10:00am - 11:00am Worksession Regarding Boyd Lake Avenue Extension Project with City of Loveland 1:30pm - 2:30pm Planning Worksession with Linda Hoffmann, Planning Director, Regarding Updated Building Codes 3:00pm - 6:00pm Land Use Items with Development Review Team, Hearing Room, 1st ... Full Story

Girls Basketball Falls to Thompson Valley

Berthoud drops second-straight 28-54 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer Thursday night in the Berthoud High School gym the Spartan girls basketball team dropped their second consecutive game to a 4A team from Loveland. Tuesday night it was a 46-27 loss to Mountain View and on Thursday night the girls fell to Thompson Valley 54-28. The loss drops the Spartans to 3-2 on the year with one game remaining in the Spartan Basketball Invite. Thompson Valley took control of the game early by ... Full Story

Ivy Stockwell Elementary Jazzy Choir Concert

Ivy Stockwell Elementary Jazzy Choir Concert

By Thomas N. From Journey to Carl Lee Perkins, The Beatles to Black Eye Peas, the Ivy Stockwell Elementary Choir Club entertained their audience with their Jazzy 2010 concert. The eclectic mix of songs spread across a wide range of genres gave a memorable performance. The children of the choir projected their voices with talent so that every word of every song could be understood just as easily as if listening to the real thing. During the choir’s rendition of Duke Ellington and Irving ... Full Story

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