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Archive for August, 2013

The true cost of hunger in America

The true cost of hunger in America

Moyers: 50 Million Go Hungry Each Day Debates on how to address hunger are filled with clichés about freeloaders undeserving of government help. But the documentary "A Place at the Table" paints a truer picture of America’s poor. August 3, 2013  | Here in the richest country on earth, 50 million of us — one in six Americans — go hungry. More than a third of them are children. Debates on how to address hunger – in both Congress and the media — are filled with ... Full Story

No freedom of speech or assembly in Wisconsin

No freedom of speech or assembly in Wisconsin

70 Year Old Vietnam Vet Injured By Scott Walker Stormtroopers While Arrested For Singing In WI (VIDEO) As reported by Wisconsin Citizens Media Cooperative, longtime Madison peace activist Will Williams, 70, was arrested for singing over the noon hour at the Wisconsin State Capitol on Thursday.  He fell on his back on a marble staircase en route to the basement police processing center while escorted by four Capitol police officers.  In a move that defied the most basic first-aid principle ... Full Story

Missing man found

Kyle Mark, the 29-year-old developmentally delayed man, who went missing Wednesday night has been found.  Mr. Mark was found last night about 9:00 p.m. unharmed and is now back with his caregiver.  The Larimer County Sheriff's Office extends its thanks to the public for helping to look for the man.

Larimer County Senior Law Day

The Elder Care Network of Northern Colorado is proud to present the ninth annual Larimer County Senior Law Day to be held on Saturday, August 3, 2013, at the Fort Collins Marriott Hotel Conference Center from 8:30 am until 3 pm. This educational one-day conference provides information specifically for seniors and their families in Northern Colorado. There will be a total of 11 morning and afternoon classes that will be repeated. The workshop presentations are:  _Estate Planning ... Full Story

Visit Colorado Dinosaurs

Visit Colorado Dinosaurs

Well, perhaps not with living dinosaurs, but with their history very near present day Denver. The Dinosaur Ridge National Natural Landmark is (was) an enchanting dinosaur habitat. 150 million-year-old dinosaur bones are encased in sandstone and visitors are encouraged to touch, feel and experience these remnants from the Late Jurassic floodplains. Dinosaur tracks dating back 100 million years ago sit atop layers of sand and mudstone. The Friends of Dinosaur Ridge ask you to join them on ... Full Story

Public asked to help locate missing man

Public asked to help locate missing man

  Missing Developmentally Delayed Adult Date:               08/01/2013 The Larimer County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in locating a 28 year-old man with developmental delays. KYLE ADAM MARK (03/12/1984) left his host home in the 4800-block of West County Road 56 at approximately 7:00 p.m. yesterday evening and has not been seen since this time. The green mountain bicycle he often rides is also missing. Kyle Mark is a white male with ... Full Story

US Killing Children around the world

U.S. Has Nothing to Say About 10-Year-Old Killed in Drone Strike By Cora Currier Officials refused to comment on a June 9 drone strike in Yemen that allegedly killed a 10-year-old boy. On June 9, a U.S. drone fired on a vehicle in a remote province of Yemen and killed several militants,  according to media reports. It soon emerged that  among those who died was a boy – 10-year-old Abdulaziz, whose elder brother, Saleh Hassan Huraydan, was believed to be the target of the ... Full Story

Study shows not all Atheists are the same

Study shows not all Atheists are the same

  The 6 Types of Atheists and Non-Believers in America By Amanda Marcotte Researchers polled non-believers to find out who abandons religion and why. The answers tell us a lot about religion and non-belief in America. With the rising number of people in America—now nearly one in five—who have no religious affiliation at all, more people are asking questions about who exactly these unbelievers are. Not all of them identify as atheist or agnostic or a non-believer, but ... Full Story

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