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Archive for January 19, 2012

Rural support for denying Keystone

Center for Rural Affairs applauds Denial of Pipeline Construction Controversial Keystone XL Pipeline route rejected Lyons, NE - Americans concerned about the proposed route of the Keystone XL Pipeline received welcome news Wednesday when the Obama administration announced the rejection of a special U.S. State Department permit for the Keystone XL pipeline. “We applaud President Obama and Secretary of State Clinton for making a common sense decision that protects both Nebraska and the entire ... Full Story

Coffman Statement on SOPA

(WASHINGTON) -  U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Aurora) released the following statement today regarding House Resolution 3261, the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA): "SOPA may have the best of intentions to protect property rights and copyrighted materials from illegal use, but the possible restriction of free speech and burdensome regulations on the activities of legitimate websites, many of which are small businesses, force me to oppose the bill."



  Dear Editor,     How can it be that a year has passed since Mom died? After a two-decades long descent into dementia, dependence, and debilitation, Dorothy is free from Alzheimer’s, but her survivors are not. Alzheimer’s continues to devastate us, infecting our every memory of this beautiful, beloved person. As if this long, slow goodbye were not awful enough, the disease’s after effects are nth degree atrocious. When Mom died on Jan. 26, 2011, part of me was grateful ... Full Story

CSU wants pudgy puppies

CSU wants pudgy puppies

Colorado State University Wants Pudgy Puppies for Clinical Trial on Obesity and Diet Changes FORT COLLINS - Dogs with a New Year’s resolution to lose weight can try a new diet, thanks to a Colorado State University study. CSU’s Animal Cancer Center is recruiting overweight or obese dogs for a clinical trial that looks at how newly formulated food may improve Fido’s overall health and help him keep a girlish figure. The clinical trial will evaluate if a new food is more easily digested ... Full Story

U.S. Grains Council 9th International Marketing

U.S. Grains Council 9th International Marketing Conference

            Overseas Directors Are USGC’s “Boots on the Ground” The upcoming U.S. Grains Council 9th International Marketing Conference and 52nd Annual Membership Meeting (Feb. 13-15) in Panama will offer Council members and attendees an unparalleled opportunity to share information with all 10 of the Grains Council’s international directors. “As your ‘boots on the ground,’ they are in a unique position to share the latest developments in their ... Full Story

The Lady Eagles Have Landed

The Lady Eagles Have Landed

  NoCo Ice Center nets new locker room for growing girls’ hockey program FORT COLLINS, CO (January 19, 2012) – The Northern Colorado Youth Hockey (NCYH) Lady Eagles, a non-profit sports program affiliated with the Colorado Eagles professional hockey team, will celebrate the grand opening of its newly renovated girls-only locker room on Tuesday, January 31, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., at NoCo Ice Center west of Windsor. Players, coaches and parents will come together to officially ... Full Story

Premier Gymnastics in Des Moines

Chow’s Winter Classic, Des Moines, Iowa by Julee Graham Premier Gymnastics of Loveland kicked-off their Optional season this past weekend, January 13-15, 2012, at Chow’s Winter Classic in Des Moines, Iowa. Bailie Holst, Level 10, Placed 2nd on Bars and 5th on Vault for 15/16-year-olds. Level 7 Team Individuals Placed as follows: All-Around: Josie Spitz Placed 4th in the All-Around for 13 and older. Top 5 finishers in individual events are as follows: Jaxin Melby Placed 3rd and Makenna ... Full Story

Mike Moran’s Sports Commentary

Mike Moran’s Sports Commentary

                Janet Evans And Her Olympic Dream                           Not so fast…….. It was sometime in 2000, in some place like New York, Los Angeles or Boston, when I thought I would be seeing Janet Evans for the last time. Over a dozen years and three Olympics, I had become accustomed to seeing the Olympic Hall of Fame swimming star on a regular basis, and I hated the idea ... Full Story

Prison for former DA

Attorney General announces one-year prison, four-year probation sentences for Former Western Slope District Attorney DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that a judge has sentenced Myrl Serra, the former District Attorney for the 7th Judicial District of Colorado, to one year in prison followed by 60 days in the Montrose County Jail followed by four years probation following his guilty plea in October 2011 to criminal extortion, a class-four felony, and unlawful ... Full Story

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