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Imperfect Justice in Snyder v. Phelps

Imperfect Justice in Snyder v. Phelps

By Dr. Mark W. Hendrickson On March 2, the Supreme Court issued a decision in the case Snyder v. Phelps that illustrates the difficulty of balancing competing claims to rights and justice in our judicial system. The court overturned a lower court’s $5 million tort judgment against Pastor Fred Phelps of the Westboro Baptist Church of Topeka, Kansas, for invasion of privacy and inflicting emotional distress on the Albert Snyder family. In case you haven’t heard, Phelps and his ... Full Story

Buckle Up Rural Colorado

It’s a Habit You Can Live With Law Enforcement in 50 rural counties conduct Click It or Ticket enforcement March 31-April 6th DENVER – In an effort to increase seat belt use and save lives on rural Colorado roadways, the Colorado State Patrol and 36 rural law enforcement agencies in 50 counties are mobilizing for a Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement period, March 31 through April 6th.  The enforcement is combined with a seat belt education campaign, aimed at dispelling the myths ... Full Story

Loveland Employers’ Roundtable

Loveland Employers' Roundtable Friday, April 8, 2011 The next session in the LOVELAND Employers’ Roundtable series, “The Best Use of Your Marketing Dollars,” is scheduled for Friday morning, April 8, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM at the Loveland City Council Chambers – 500 East 3rd Street. Marketing often breeds confusion for owners of small and growing businesses. What strategies are appropriate for your budgets of money, people, and time?  Which should you avoid, and which should you ... Full Story

CU golfers post second best final round team score

  GOLFERS TIE FOR SEVENTH AT BARONA COLLEGIATE CUP SAN DIEGO — The University of Colorado men’s golf team could have gone out there in the rain and wind Friday and tanked things after a disappointing opening two rounds here in the Barona Collegiate Cup. Instead, the Buffaloes gutted it out, posted the second best final round score and finished tied for seventh in the 16-team event. CU was able to zoom up six spots in the standings as fairly heavy rain fell for about three hours ... Full Story

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

    Io in True Color Credit: Galileo Project, JPL, NASA Explanation: The strangest moon in the Solar System is bright yellow. This picture, an attempt to show how Io would appear in the "true colors" perceptible to the average human eye, was taken in 1999 July by the Galileo spacecraft that orbited Jupiter from 1995 to 2003. Io's colors derive from sulfur and molten silicate rock. The unusual surface of Io is kept very young by its system of active volcanoes. The ... Full Story

New Granddaughter for Bob and Lisa Rue

New Granddaughter for Bob and Lisa Rue

    Rylan Marie Nee was born at Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center’s Family Birthing Center in Salida, Colorado on March 11 at 9:06 a.m. Rylan weighed 6 pounds, 10.5 ounces and measured 20 ½ inches long. Rylan’s parents are Lawrence and Sarah Nee of Buena Vista, Colo. Grandparents are Bob and Lisa Rue of Berthoud, Colo., and Joe and Carrie Nee of Ellicott, Colo. Great-grandparents are Ron Rue of Denver; Roberta Rue of Denver; Bill and Della Link of San ... Full Story

Beer bill battle builds

Beer bill would allow minors to sell alcohol Mothers Against Drunk Driving officially opposes dangerous bill DENVER_ Local Colorado businesses urged lawmakers Thursday to stop a bill that would allow minors to sell alcohol without supervision and kill thousands of jobs in our state. House Bill 1284, pushed by out-of-state chain stores like Safeway, 7-Eleven and Circle K, would change Colorado law to allow minors as young as 18 to sell full-strength alcohol. The bill was officially ... Full Story

Gov. Hickenlooper orders flags lowered Friday

Gov. Hickenlooper orders flags lowered Friday in honor of Lance Corporal Christopher Meis DENVER — Thursday, March 24, 2011 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today ordered flags be lowered to half-staff on all public buildings statewide on Friday, March 25, 2011 in honor of Lance Corporal Christopher Meis, 20, of Bennett. Lance Cpl Meis died on March 17, 2011, in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. According to Defense Department reports, Meis was fatally ... Full Story

Air Force 5, Hawaii-Hilo 2 in men’s tennis

The Air Force men’s tennis team halted a three-match losing streak with a 5-2 victory over Hawaii-Hilo Thursday in Waipahu, Hawaii. With the victory, Air Force improved to 9-5 this spring. UHH opened the match by winning the doubles point. Air Force did, however, win the No. 2 doubles match as senior Taylor Soster and freshman Lucas Marin-Salcedo downed Ryan Coffey and Bryan Canavan, 8-4. Soster and Marin-Salcedo joined three other Falcons to win in singles. Soster was the first off the ... Full Story

Arctic sea ice shows continuing ice loss

Measurements of winter Arctic sea ice shows continuing ice loss, says CU-Boulder Study The 2011 Arctic sea ice extent maximum that marks the beginning of the melt season appears to be tied for the lowest ever measured by satellites, say scientists at the University of Colorado Boulder’s National Snow and Ice Data Center. The CU-Boulder research team believes the lowest annual maximum ice extent of 5,650,000 square miles occurred on March 7. The maximum ice extent was 463,000 square miles ... Full Story

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