Archive for March 7, 2012
Utahns among six sanctioned over Ponzi scheme By Tom Harvey The Salt Lake Tribune Federal regulators have imposed sanctions on six Utah and Colorado men for their involvement with Jeffrey Mowen, the Utah County man who pleaded guilty to fraud charges for running a Ponzi scheme that took in about $18 million from investors on promises of returns of 2 percent or more a month. The Securities and Exchange Commission said the six solicited millions of dollars of ... Full Story
In the Huffington Post By Lara Bergthold Executive Director, Lear Family Foundation; Board Chair, People for the American Way and the Campaign for America's Future I am a single parent. According to the right, I am also a leech on society and pose a danger to my own son. A new bill proposed by a Republican state legislator in Wisconsin would officially label single parents like me a "contributing factor to child abuse and neglect." When radio host Alan Colmes asked the bill's author, Glenn ... Full Story
President Obama's chief strategist David Axelrod speaking about Mitt Romney's failure to condemn conservative talk radio show host Rush Limbaugh: "If you don't have the strength to stand up to the most strident voices in your party, how will you stand up to Ahmadinejad?"
Working Families Mid-Session Report Mike Cerbo Executive Director Colorado AFL-CIO Midway through 120 days of the 2012 legislative session of the Colorado General Assembly the Colorado AFL-CIO wanted to provide an overview of the accomplishments and disappointments with legislation pertaining to jobs and the economy. The good news: the economy is starting to improve. The bad news: opponents of working families are not helping and often actively ... Full Story
Hidden Fire Damages Greeley Home At 10:00 this morning firefighters from the Greeley Fire Department were called to 1841 7th Avenue in Greeley on a possible structure fire. Upon arrival, fire crews found light smoke coming from the attic space of a single story house. Fire crews quickly established that all occupants had safety evacuated the home and began to search for the source of the smoke. Fire crews utilized thermal imaging equipment and located a fire burning within a wall. It was ... Full Story
Costello's First Period Hat Trick Helps Eagles Power Past Thunder & Into Playoffs LOVELAND, Colo. - Chad Costello recorded a hat trick in the first period of the Colorado Eagles' 5-4 win over the Stockton Thunder at the Budweiser Events Center, as the home team clinched its 9th playoff berth in as many seasons -- their first in the ECHL -- with the win. The Eagles scored two power-play goals on the night and Kyle Jones made 34 saves in collecting his 27th win of the season. Costello ... Full Story
Nuggets owner Josh Kroenke and general manager Masai Ujiri have built an impressive roster in relatively short time. They squeezed Timofey Mozgov out of the Knicks in the Carmelo Anthony deal. And they shrewdly dealt a second-round pick to the Dallas Mavericks for Rudy Fernandez and Corey Brewer. Smart NBA executives carve out opportunities, patiently wait for the right time to pull the trigger and then pounce on the prize. The time has come for Kroenke and Ujiri to make their boldest move ... Full Story