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Page 3 - no comments - 659 views Tech execs say U.S. is failing them
Last year, during an intimate chat and chew dinner with some Silicon Valley high-tech barons, President Barack Obama posed a question to Steve Jobs, baron of the Apple empire.
Page 4 - no comments - 445 views Letters | Valmont is a health risk
In today’s modern cemeteries, the standard depth of burials is 18 to 24 inches below ground level, with heavy equipment utilization.
Page 4 - no comments - 431 views Why fracking is here to stay
Until relatively recently, the oil industry regarded fields like Wattenberg as mature, meaning their production had peaked and that while there was still gas and oil to be wrung out of them, their annual output could be expected to decline year by year.
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—Free Syrian Army commander Riad Al-Assad, referring to military attacks by Syrian President Bashar Assad that reportedly resulted in more than 200 deaths over a two-day period.
Page 5 - no comments - 428 views A fracking threat to children
In Erie, 600 yards from three elementary schools and a childcare center, the natural gas industry is about to drill wells and expose hundreds of schoolchildren to chemicals that have never been proven safe, for which there is no accountability when...
Page 5 - no comments - 416 views Rethinking pink
The furor over the Susan G. Komen Foundation’s decision to cut funding to Planned Parenthood for cancer screenings revealed the questionable nature of the foun- dation’s policies and the strength of a quiet majority that refuses to allow extremists to make women’s health a hostage of the abortion wars.
Page 7 - no comments - 489 views Brazil On The Hill
Brazil on the Hill Waxing and Skin Care Boutique is committed to your beauty, health and well being. Brazil on the Hill opened its doors to the public in May of 2011.
Page 9 - no comments - 601 views What the data shows about your dating life
But dating success ultimately has far less to do with romance and far more to do with numbers and the psychology of decision-making. There’s a certain probability that you will like any one person you meet, and the more people you meet, the greater the chance that you’ll meet someone you want to invest in.
Page 10 - no comments - 484 views Camera, Times-Call outsource ad design operation
“We are constantly looking for ways to become more efficient, whatever direction that takes, because, as the CEO of the company has said, we’ve got to make sure we’re cognizant of the reduction of legacy costs so we can grow into our digital future.”.
Page 15 - no comments - 597 views Gimme all your gas money
The state of Colorado has filed a complaint against the ConocoPhillips Company alleging that ConocoPhillips has profited from the state’s fund for pollution cleanup at service stations by taking $70 million in state funds for clean-ups its insurance company later reimbursed it for.
Page 17 - no comments - 585 views Bach for a lifetime
Erickson, the new director of the Boulder Bach Festival, took that advice to heart. As a child he studied Bach on piano and organ, he performed Bach’s cantatas as a student at the Eastman School of Music, and for nearly 20 years he has headed the renowned Bach Vespers series at Holy Trinity Church in New York.
Page 18 - no comments - 498 views moe. money, fewer problems
These days, it’s become common for groups, especially in the rock genre, to start their own record labels and handle their own distribution and promotion. And here is moe., having released all but two of its previous 10 studio CDs on its own label, teaming up with a record company for a new CD, Whatever Happened to the La Las.
Page 23 - no comments - 399 views In case you missed it | Justice for campers
Then, those who are accused have the gall to ask for a jury trial, since they know that most juries are going to laugh city prosecutors out of the room. This, in turn, creates a glut of jury trials that overwhelms our sage city leaders, who decide to address the problem by — you guessed it — removing the right to jury trial.
Page 26 - no comments - 443 views reel to reel | Week of Feb 9, 2012
In the 1980s, Victor DeNoble was a research scientist at a major tobacco company, where he was given the task of finding a substitute for nicotine that would not cause heart attacks. He succeeded, but in the process he proved something the industry had been denying for years: that cigarettes were addictive.
Page 38 - no comments - 429 views Vegan: My least favorite culinary modifier
My problem with vegan recipes is that many of them simply do away with the meat and or dairy in a dish, but keep most of the original ingredients, which is like removing the yellow and white lines on a roadway in order to solve a traffic problem. It just doesn’t work.
Page 42 - no comments - 451 views Tour, taste and have money left to waste
Rather than submitting to the expensive and tedious activities of a “normal” Valentine’s Day this year, some suggest taking advantage of Boulder’s local breweries.
Page 42 - no comments - 438 views Making room for high-end steak
True to its “room” moniker, this is a small, cozy space with alligator-pattern red banquettes, white wallpaper with circular patterns, and all-out retro ambience. I half expected Don Draper to come sauntering by when in walked this sharplooking dame in gray, and I knew it was her.
Page 43 - no comments - 528 views Tidbites | Dancing, dining at the St Julien
Brunch will feature a live jazz dance band and a “Best Couple” dance contest, with prizes like a dinner for two, couples massage and an overnight stay at St Julien. The meal, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., runs $39.95 for adults and $19.95 for children, with bottomless mimosas and Bloody Marys for the adults.
Page 44 - no comments - 573 views appetizers
At dinner, starters range from Thai-spiced mussels to traditional escargot and shrimp Louis. Classicism marks the entrée menu, which includes filet mignon and rack of lamb. The lunch menu features lighter options like a tuna nicoise salad and a salmon, lettuce and tomato panini, and both meals feature the can’t-miss lobster ravioli.
Page 46 - no comments - 450 views Astrology | Week of Feb 9, 2012
How can you create a relationship with love that will be a gift to the world and also make you smarter, kinder and wilder? KNOW what magic you have to do. WILL yourself to do it. DARE to be ingenious and inspired. And don’t tell anyone what you’re doing until you achieve your goal.
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KEYSTONE WINTER CULINARY Festival
Indulge your palate with samples from our famed restaurants, test your skills at kitchen demos, and attend sustainability seminars, wine tastings and more. Even your kids can learn a thing or two at our kids’ cooking class. It’s an event no tongue should miss.
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