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Corporations manufacture scientific doubt

Corporations manufacture scientific doubt

      Corporate campaigns manufacture scientific doubt by David Michaels From the September 27, 2008 issue of Science News In Doubt Is Their Product, published in April, epidemiologist David Michaels describes the growing corporate practice of “manufacturing” scientific uncertainty to thwart regulation of products that appear to pose risks. Michaels encountered the practice firsthand with beryllium, a metal used at U.S. nuclear weapons facilities, while he was ... Full Story

Mountain View upsets Berthoud

  ReporterHerald.com Mountain View able to take advantage of Berthoud turnovers in 3A Northern win By Adam Dunivan Sports Writer BERTHOUD -- The ability to capitalize on a turnover kept the Berthoud High School football team in contention for an upset against Mountain View on Friday night at Marr Field. Giving the ball away too many times is what prevented the upheaval to actually occur. Needing a win to keep in the playoff hunt out of the Class 3A Northern Conference, ... Full Story

Lampe Lights Lamp 4 Times; Las Vegas Wins 9-3

  LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Eric Lampe scored four goals on five shots, helping lead the way as Las Vegas defeated Colorado, 9-3, tying the Eagles' record for most goals allowed in a game. Judd Blackwater also had a strong night statistically, netting two power-play goals as the Wranglers went 3-for-8 with the man advantage. The Eagles got off to a good start when Akim Aliu finished off a give-and-go with Tommy Maxwell 4:12 into the opening frame. But the Wranglers scored three goals in just ... Full Story

Monster Bash a Smash in Berthoud

Monster Bash a Smash in Berthoud

  Over a hundred children and adults flooded the Berthoud Community Library last Friday night for the annual Library Halloween Party organized by Youth Services Director, Laura Lundberg. This year's theme was monster bash and was enjoyed by everyone from princesses to small furry animals and monsters. They participated in games, crafts, trick-or-treating, and watched a movie. It was an evening filled with fun for all ages and even adults turned out in full costume. Photos by ... Full Story

On This Day, October 29, 1929

On This Day, October 29, 1929

Oct 29, 1929: Stock market crashes Black Tuesday hits Wall Street as investors trade 16,410,030 shares on the New York Stock Exchange in a single day. Billions of dollars were lost, wiping out thousands of investors, and stock tickers ran hours behind because the machinery could not handle the tremendous volume of trading. In the aftermath of Black Tuesday, America and the rest of the industrialized world spiraled downward into the Great Depression. During the 1920s, the U.S. stock ... Full Story

The Vatican meets the Wall Street occupiers

The Vatican meets the Wall Street occupiers

          The Vatican meets the Wall Street occupiers By E.J. Dionne Jr. Opinion Writer   Will we soon see a distinguished-looking older man in long, white robes walking among the Occupy Wall Street demonstrators in New York’s Zuccotti Park? Is Pope Benedict XVI joining the protest movement? Well, yes and no. Yes, the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace issued a strong and thoughtful critique of the global financial system ... Full Story

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

At the estimated distance of NGC 7129 (3,000 light-years), this telescopic view spans about 40 light-years.   Young Suns of NGC 7129  Image Credit & Copyright: Johannes Schedler (Panther Observatory) Explanation: Young suns still lie within dusty NGC 7129, some 3,000 light-years away toward the royal constellation Cepheus. While these stars are at a relatively tender age, only a few million years old, it is likely that our own Sun formed in a similar stellar ... Full Story

2011 Thompson Robotics EXPO Saturday

2011 Thompson Robotics EXPO Saturday

  Opening Ceremonies at 10 AM for the 2011 Thompson Robotics EXPO Saturday October 29, 2011 Seventy-eight teams from the Thompson School District, around the state, and Utah will converge on Loveland High this Saturday, October 29 for the 5th Annual Thompson Robotics EXPO.  The event will include a FIRST® LEGO® League scrimmage for grades 3-8, a VEX Robotics Qualifier for Worlds, grades 6-12, and a variety of exhibits. SparkFun from Boulder, a creator and reseller of pieces ... Full Story

Oakland Police Critically Injure Iraq War Vet During

Oakland Police Critically Injure Iraq War Vet During Occupy March

The trend of the police state in the United States continues as Oakland police cause serious injury to marcher. Meanwhile Herman Cain says that the protesters should "Go Home and Get A Job."  Cain's remarks illustrate the classic attitude of the haves verses the have-nots, perhaps best illustrated by a classic remark attributed to Marie Antoinette whose famous quote, "Let them eat cake." is the classic comment on the lack of understanding of the problems of the common people. While the queen ... Full Story

The wealthy’s rewards

The wealthy’s rewards

          The study that shows why Occupy Wall Street struck a nerve   By Eugene Robinson Opinion writer The hard-right conservatives who dominate the Republican Party claim to despise the redistribution of wealth, but secretly they love it — as long as the process involves depriving the poor and middle class to benefit the rich, not the other way around. That is precisely what has been happening, as a jaw-dropping new report by the ... Full Story

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