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Archive for December, 2013

Helping a 4th grader learn about Colorado

Dear Editor, My name is Zoe Bucshon. I am a 4th grader at Evansville Day School in Evansville, Indiana. I am working on a state report on Colorado. I would appreciate it if you could publish my letter in your newspaper so your readers could send me postcards, brochures, or anything else that would help me with my report. Could you please have them send the information by March 1, 2014? Sincerly yours, Zoe Bucshon 3400 North Green River Rd Evansville, Indiana 47715

Puppies as Presents

Puppies as Presents

    Crystal Connor, DVM Emergency Veterinarian As the holidays are fast approaching, there are many who will consider adopting or purchasing a puppy as a present. While I believe being a pet owner can result in many rewards, bringing a dog into the family is a decision that should be made with careful consideration. After all, this is not an object to be unwrapped, admired for a short time, and then tossed to the side as another gift may be. It is a living being that ... Full Story

Gun Fail

Gun Fail

Lowe's knows... I have a gun, because I just shot myself with it in their parking lot: GunFAIL XLVII by David WaldmanFollow   Just your basic, routine, 40+ GunFAIL events week. Though once again, the hunting season is responsible for about a quarter of those listed. I count 11 clear hunting accidents this past week, two more that came in as late reports from prior weeks, plus one more that isn't as clearly labeled a hunting accident, but was being investigated by the Indiana Department ... Full Story

Republicans: “the poor should die”

Republicans: “the poor should die”

For Republicans, a Homeless 11-Year-Old Black Girl Named Dasani is a "Useless Eater" That Should Die By chaunceydevegaFollow Al Sharpton did some great work on Monday's PoliticsNation where he further exposed the politics of cruelty that have possessed the Republican Party. Republicans want to cut food stamps, believe that kicking people off of unemployment insurance who cannot find a job in an economy where there are 3 people for every available position, and that a particularly evil ... Full Story

Limbaugh Lies exposed

Limbaugh Lies exposed

Actually, everything Rush Limbaugh says is fiction. Designed to enrage and misinform and to make him a great deal of money. Here is a compendia of Limbaugh Lies. Rush Limbaugh Lies, Says Food Stamps Causing Obesity  This week Rush Limbaugh continued his frequent attacks on the poor with a story that the government is keeping poor African Americans obese by giving them food stamps. The only problem? Limbaugh is completely full of it: RUSH LIMBAUGH: They destroy people's life. You ... Full Story

Mother charged in 3-year-old’s shooting death

Mother charged in 3-year-old’s shooting death

  Greeley, CO – The mother of a 3-year-old who accidentally shot himself in Frederick has been charged with Criminally Negligent Child Abuse Resulting in Death. Dione Warren turned herself in on the Class 3 felony Monday night. Warren summoned emergency crews to her home in the 500 block of Pine Street the morning of Oct. 28 and reported finding her son, Sheine Steine, lying on the ground in her bedroom, unresponsive and bleeding from the head, according to police and ... Full Story

December Star Night at the LTO

December Star Night at the LTO

Friday December 20, 2013 from 7 – 11 p.m. Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory, 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school; directions are posted on www.starkids.org). The guest speaker for this public star night will be the LTO’s own volunteer John Ensworth and the title of his talk will be “The Star of Wonder”. The nature of the star has been lost in history, confused by the passage of time. For millennia, believers, scoffers and the ... Full Story

Republicans want war with Iran

Republicans want war with Iran

  Sabotaging House GOP Set to Derail President Obama’s Arms Deal with Iran (Video) Posted by: Barbara Friedland in Hot News December 8, 2013 , 11:48 am Eric Cantor (R-Warmonger) might have some Democratic allies in his goal to defeat the arms agreement between Iran and six other countries, including the United States. Currently this temporary nuclear pact has generated harsh criticism from many Republicans because it allows Iran to continue to enrich uranium. Cantor ... Full Story

Selling health insurance across state lines

Selling health insurance across state lines

To the Editor, Republicans want to scrap Obamacare and, instead, allow the sale of health insurance policies across state lines, claiming that increased competition will lead to lower premiums. Will it? Let’s review a parallel history of credit card interest rates. Back in the 1970s, if you wanted a credit card, you went to your local bank. States set maximum interest rates of around 12%. In the 1980s, Congress and the Reagan Administration allowed credit cards to be issued across ... Full Story

Berthoud Library News

Berthoud Library News

The BCLD Announces Winner to the Power of Story Art Contest BERTHOUD—December 5, 2013. Patrons of the Berthoud Community Library District voted overwhelmingly for three acrylics painted by local artist Bethany Bailey: Fox Tales; Flying Squirrels; and Knight Owls. The paintings are destined for a wall in the children’s section and out of all the artists’ submissions, these three were considered the ones to best capture the contest’s theme: the power of story. “Reading is fun ... Full Story

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