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Archive for March, 2012

Berthoud man sanctioned in Ponzi scheme

Berthoud man sanctioned in Ponzi scheme

        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 ... Full Story

Rick Santorum’s Latest Target — Single

Rick Santorum’s Latest Target — Single Moms

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 ... Full Story

Quote of the Day

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?"

Colorado AFL-CIO Report

Colorado AFL-CIO Report

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 ... Full Story

Greeley Home fire update

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

Contraception, Prosperity, and Quality of Life

Contraception, Prosperity, and Quality of Life

      By Riane Eisler and Catherine Bohnsack Some politicians are still calling contraception a social evil. This is an astonishing claim in the 21st Century when all the evidence is that contraception is key to a more successful economy and a better quality of life – not only for individual women and their families, but for us all. Because contraception makes it possible to control the timing and spacing of pregnancy and childrearing, it gives both women and ... Full Story

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Is this a painting or a photograph? In this beautiful celestial still life composed with a cosmic brush, dusty nebula NGC 2170 shines near the image center. Reflecting the light of nearby hot stars, NGC 2170 is joined by other bluish reflection nebulae, a red emission region, many dark absorption nebulae, and a backdrop of colorful stars.NGC 2170: Celestial Still Life  Image Credit & Copyright: Leonardo Julio & Carlos Milovic (Astronomia Pampeana) Explanation: Is this a painting or ... Full Story

Eagles Power Past Thunder & Into Playoffs



Eagles Power Past Thunder & Into Playoffs



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 ... Full Story

The Nuggets Should Trade Nene

The Nuggets Should Trade Nene

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 ... Full Story

No need for election at Berthoud Fire

No need for election at Berthoud Fire

 

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