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Bookend Generations in Rural America

Bookend Generations in Rural America

                  By John Crabtree johnc@cfra.org, Center for Rural Affairs Many rural American communities find themselves caught between bookend generations - under 20 and over 65 - that require more resources in areas such as health care and education. This long-term demographic trend challenges all of rural America, especially the Midwest and Great Plains. According to a Center for Rural Affairs report ... Full Story

Hungary’s Kris Antal Will Compete

Hungary’s Kris Antal Will Compete

              Hungary’s Kris Antal Will Compete In The Unlimited Division At The 90th Pikes Peak International Hill Climb In Colorado Springs Colorado Springs, November 28------------In recent summers at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, as well as throughout the history of the nation’s second-oldest motor sports race, the Unlimited Division has garnered intense interest. It peaked last year when Japan’s Nobuhiro ... Full Story

Colorado Eagles Weekly Update

  LAST WEEK IN REVIEW Tuesday, November 22; Aliu Recalled From Colorado LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles, proud affiliate of the NHL's Winnipeg Jets & the AHL's St. John's IceCaps, announced today that forward Akim Aliu (pronounced: ah-keem Al-E-ooh) has been recalled through the team's affiliation agreement. Aliu has played in 10 games this season with the Eagles, registering six points (2-4-6), a minus-1 plus/minus rating and 28 penalty minutes. Wednesday, ... Full Story

On This Day, November 28, 1895

On This Day, November 28, 1895

  Frank Duryea wins first U.S. horseless-carriage race On November 28, 1895, Frank Duryea wins the first motor-car race in the United States, a 54-mile loop along the lakeshore from Chicago to Waukegan and back again. The race was a harrowing one--It was held during one of Chicago’s great snowstorms, and the contestants’ cars got stuck in snowdrifts, slid into other vehicles and stalled repeatedly. Duryea, who completed the race in 10 hours and 23 minutes, traveled at an ... Full Story

This Week in College Football History: Nov. 28 –

This Week in College Football History: Nov. 28 – Dec. 4

  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 143 years.    This Week in College Football History: Nov. 28 - Dec. 4   FEATURED MOMENT: November 29, 1996 - With identical 7-0 conference records, No. 5 Colorado marched to Lincoln, Neb., to face College Football Hall ... Full Story

Ulanski Nets Winner in Return

Ulanski Nets Winner in Return

Ulanski Nets Winner in Return; Eagles Top Steelheads, 6-3 LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles defeated the Idaho Steelheads, 6-3, taking two out of three games in their Thanksgiving Week mini-series. Aaron Schneekloth scored two first period goals and Kevin Ulanski netted the game-winner after signing with the team earlier in the day. Colorado scored three goals in the first 6:46 on their way to a dominating first period. Schneekloth got the scoring started at 2:55 with a blast from the ... Full Story

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

The prominent ridge of emission featured in this vivid skyscape is designated IC 5067. Part of a larger emission nebula with a distinctive shape, popularly called The Pelican Nebula, the ridge spans about 10 light-years and follows the curve of the cosmic pelican's head and neck.       Pelican Nebula Close-up  Image Credit & Copyright: Martin Pugh Explanation: The prominent ridge of emission featured in this vivid skyscape is designated IC 5067. Part ... Full Story

On This Day, November 27, 1095

On This Day, November 27, 1095

  Pope Urban II orders first Crusade On November 27, 1095, Pope Urban II makes perhaps the most influential speech of the Middle Ages, giving rise to the Crusades by calling all Christians in Europe to war against Muslims in order to reclaim the Holy Land, with a cry of "Deus vult!" or "God wills it!" Born Odo of Lagery in 1042, Urban was a protege of the great reformer Pope Gregory VII. Like Gregory, he made internal reform his main focus, railing against simony (the selling of ... Full Story

The Shocking Truth About the Crackdown on Occupy

The Shocking Truth About the Crackdown on Occupy

          The Shocking Truth About the Crackdown on Occupy The violent police assaults across the US are no coincidence. Occupy has touched the third rail of our political class's venality by Naomi Wolf US citizens of all political persuasions are still reeling from images of unparallelled police brutality in a coordinated crackdown against peaceful OWS protesters in cities across the nation this past week. An elderly woman was pepper-sprayed ... Full Story

New York becomes the Occupied Territories

New York becomes the Occupied Territories

          New York becomes the Occupied Territories As the US security state grows and civil rights and liberties erode, Osama bin Laden gets the last laugh Only two weeks before the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks, the Associated Press has broken a story that reminds us of just how much America has changed during the last decade, and how the government - and as important, some of the country's most powerful corporations - ... Full Story

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