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Archive for January, 2011

48 Star Flag Dedicated at Berthoud High School

48 Star Flag Dedicated at Berthoud High School

By Thomas N. The United States flag has had 50 stars since 1960, yet today a flag that bares only 48 stars was returned to its home at Berthoud High School. The flag has traveled from New York to California and numerous states in-between, but was first flown in Berthoud. The flag originally flew outside of the old Berthoud Junior-Senior High School, now Turner Middle School. The flag was returned to Berthoud High School in an impressive ceremony on Friday. Members ... Full Story

New Affordable Care Act tools will help fight fraud

New Affordable Care Act tools will help fight fraud

  Health care fraud prevention and enforcement efforts recover record $4 billion Joint DOJ and HHS joint efforts result in largest sum ever recovered in single year; New rules under the Affordable Care Act will keep fraudulent providers and suppliers out of Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP and avoid payments of fraudulent claims U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and U.S. Associate Attorney General Thomas J. Perrelli today announced a new ... Full Story

Renewing the Patriot Act While America Sleeps

Renewing the Patriot Act While America Sleeps

By John W. Whitehead 1/24/2011 “Of course, there is no doubt that if we lived in a police state, it would be easier to catch terrorists. If we lived in a country that allowed the police to search your home at any time for any reason; if we lived in a country that allowed the government to open your mail, eavesdrop on your phone conversations, or intercept your email communications; if we lived in a country that allowed the government to hold people in jail ... Full Story

Larimer County Commissioners’ Schedule

January 24 to 28, 2011 Monday, January 24, 2011 7:00am - 8:00am Republican Breakfast Club, Best Western, Hwy 34 & I-25, Loveland 10:00am - 12:00pm Work session Regarding Boxelder Stormwater Authority Boundary & Downstream Advantages 3:00pm - 6:00pm Land Use Items with Development Review Team, Hearing Room, 1st Floor Pledge Of Allegiance Public Comment On The County Land Use Code Public Comment On The Larimer County Budget CONSENT ITEMS: *Will not be ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—January 24, Moon, Saturn, Spica from

Sky Tonight—January 24, Moon, Saturn, Spica from midnight until dawn

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org If you are willing to stay up late or to get up early, you can use the waning gibbous moon to find the planet Saturn and the constellation Virgo’s brightest star Spica. As seen from mid-northern latitudes, comparable to those in the United States, you might see all three luminaries – the moon, Saturn, Spica – low in your eastern sky by around midnight tonight. Farther north, the shining threesome ... Full Story

Eagles Fall, 3-5, as Bloomington Thunders Into First

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. - The Colorado Eagles fell, 3-5, to the Bloomington PrairieThunder in a battle for first place in the Turner Conference. The game was Colorado's third in as many days as the Eagles are in the midst of their longest road trip of the season. Bloomington powered its way to the win by scoring three early goals on Andrew Penner, who was replaced with 5:45 left in the first frame. The Prairie Thunder took a quick 1-0 lead just 54 seconds into the game as former Eagle Ryan ... Full Story

Perfect PK Helps Eagles to Weekend Split Against

Perfect PK Helps Eagles to Weekend Split Against Mallards, First Place Tie MOLINE, Ill. - After a disappointing loss to the Quad City Mallards Friday night -- in a game where the Colorado Eagles out-shot the home team 40-18 and lost -- the Eagles earned a series split with a 2-1 win Saturday night. Colorado's penalty killers went a perfect 9-for-9 in the win that pushed the Eagles -- who entered the game in a fifth place tie -- into a first place tie in the Turner Conference. Just like ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—January 23, Eridanus-a winding river of

Sky Tonight—January 23, Eridanus-a winding river of stars

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Bright star in southwest on January evenings? It’s the planet Jupiter Here is a constellation for you if you have access to a very dark sky: Eridanus the River. You will not see this one from the city, or even the suburbs. Eridanus the River begins near the star Rigel in the constellation Orion the Hunter – and wells up in a great loop before ambling back down toward the southern horizon. Rigel: ... Full Story

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Polar Ring Galaxy NGC 660 Image Credit & Copyright: Stephen Leshin Explanation: NGC 660 lies near the center of this intriguing skyscape, swimming in the boundaries of the constellation Pisces. Over 20 million light-years away, its peculiar appearance marks it as a polar ring galaxy. A rare galaxy type, polar ring galaxies have a substantial population of stars, gas, and dust orbiting in rings nearly perpendicular to the plane of the galactic disk. The bizarre ... Full Story

Lehman Newspapers sold

Lehman Newspapers sold

MediaNews buys Lehman Communications January 21, 2011 -- LONGMONT — Prairie Mountain Publishing Co., a subsidiary of MediaNews Group, is set to acquire all Lehman Communications Corp. of Longmont. ...

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