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Japan Expands Import Capacity: USGC Corn Mission Hears

Japan Expands Import Capacity: USGC Corn Mission Hears Plans

Japan Expands Import Capacity: USGC Corn Mission Hears Plans Firsthand WASHINGTON, D.C., December 5, 2011 — The U.S. Grains Council’s 2011 Corn Mission to Japan, China and Vietnam toured the Kushiro Port in Hokkaido, Japan, and heard firsthand the plans to expand the port’s capacity to accommodate larger vessels. Kushiro is the largest port facility in the heart of Japan’s major dairy producing area – Hokkaido, Japan. The Director of the Kushiro Port Office for Japan’s ... Full Story

What to Do if Your Dog Goes Missing

What to Do if Your Dog Goes Missing

      What to Do if Your Dog Goes Missing By Joe Wilkes It’s the feeling that chills every pet owner. You call your dog’s name and she doesn’t come. You might face an empty backyard, a slipped leash, a left-open front door. Your dog could be anywhere, but the one thing you know is she’s not where she belongs—home with you. The important thing is not to panic. Take a deep breath and start going through the steps below. If you’re calm, methodical, and thorough, ... Full Story

Why I Occupy

  By Hank Finkel (about the author) Here is why I Occupy: I am sick of Trickle Down Stay the course Endless war Support the troops but screw the vets Privatized profits and socialized losses Corporate welfare Corporate personhood Privatized profits and socialized losses Profits before people Profits before planet Lobbyists Too big to fail Tax cuts for the rich and service cuts for the rest Bailouts for the banks and bank fees for the rest We watched as American workers have ... Full Story

Get Beyond the Bias (about Occupy Denver)

  Get Beyond the Bias By John December 1 I made my third and fourth visits to OccupyDenver last week, including Saturday’s conservative counter-demonstration. While my visit last Thursday was on an unseasonably warm afternoon, Saturday was bitterly cold after a night of heavy snow fall. The weather was so miserable that the organizers of the conservative demonstration cancelled it. Still a rump group of conservatives gathered on the capital steps to listen to informal addresses. There ... Full Story

Dems on Colorado redistricting

Colorado Democratic Party Chairman Rick Palacio Responds to Colorado Supreme Court Ruling on Redistricting   Denver – Following the Denver Supreme Court’s ruling to affirm the decision by Denver District Court creating new Congressional districts, Colorado Democratic Party Chairman Rick Palacio released the following statement: “Now that the redistricting process is complete, Colorado voters can be sure that they have the ability to choose representatives who reflect the needs and ... Full Story

Parker man pleads guilty to a false statement in

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE NEWS RELEASE John F. Walsh United States Attorney, District of Colorado December 5, 2011 PARKER MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO A FALSE STATEMENT IN BANKRUPTCY HEARING DENVER – Hubert B. Aguirre, Sr., age 57, of Parker, Colorado, pled guilty on November 29, 2011 to making a false statement under oath in relation to a bankruptcy case, U.S. Attorney John F. Walsh, IRS Criminal Investigation Special Agent in Charge Sean P. Sowards, and Social Security Administration Office of the ... Full Story

Natural Gas Exploration Experts at Colorado State

    Natural Gas Symposium videos available online On October 26, Colorado State University hosted a Natural Gas Symposium featuring natural gas experts from across campus including former Gov. Bill Ritter - now the director of CSU's Center for the New Energy Economy - as well as industry and environmental organization representatives. To see full-length videos of the 10 speakers and panels at the symposium, go to Environmental effects ... Full Story

Holiday Cooking Fire Safety Tips

Holiday Cooking Fire Safety Tips

  Holiday Cooking Fire Safety Tips From Berthoud Fire Protection District   Preparing a special meal for friends and family especially around the holidays, is a time-honored and much loved tradition, but the kitchen can be one of the most hazardous rooms in the house if you don’t practice safe cooking behaviors.  The cooking stove or range is the leading cause of reported home fires and home fire injuries. Before you begin preparing your next meal, stop and think about the simple ... Full Story

Mike Moran’s Sports Commentary

Mike Moran’s Sports Commentary

                December 5, 2011    Yikes!  Fourteen 6-6 Teams In Bowl Games?   I don’t know about you, but I’m already on Travelocity, checking out airline and hotel deals for New Year’s Eve in San Francisco! What could be better? Dinner at Restaurant Gary Danko, just off Fisherman’s Wharf………..Quail Stuffed with Foie Gras, Mushrooms, Quinoa, Savoy Cabbage, Cipollini-Pecan Chutney and a Bread Dumpling with a bottle of Chambertin ... Full Story

America the Battlefield

America the Battlefield

  America the Battlefield: The End of the Rule of Law December 5, 2011
 By John W. Whitehead  “All the armies of Europe, Asia and Africa combined… could not by force, take a drink from the Ohio, or make a track on the Blue Ridge, in a trial of a thousand years. At what point then is the approach of danger to be expected? I answer, if it ever reach us, it must spring up amongst us. It cannot come from abroad. If destruction be our lot, we must ourselves be its author and finisher. ... Full Story

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