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Page 5 - no comments - 503 views Letters | Save poop — and water
(Re: “Drying Times,” cover story, Feb. 23.) In millions of households across Colorado, people are defecating into water and flushing it all “away.” What a waste! Flush toilets are the rule, in spite of the gross misuse of water they cause.
Page 6 - no comments - 436 views Stepping steadily upward on Massey’s corporate ladder
Every day on the job, hundreds of miners descend deep into the earth. And every time they go down, each of them wonders: “Will I make it back to the top today?” These days, though, miners and their families are wondering if federal prosecutors will...
Page 6 - no comments - 351 views ‘Birth control moms’ fight back
Nine days after denying the existence of “birth control moms,” Limbaugh called Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke a “slut” and a “prostitute” after she testified before Democratic Congressional leaders as to why she felt it was vital for contraception to be included in all insurance plans, even those provided by religious institutions.
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—Conservative talk-show host Rush Limbaugh, explaining why he described Sandra Fluke as a “slut” and a “prostitute” in calling for women who use government-funded contraceptives to post videos online of themselves having sex.
Page 8 - no comments - 347 views Climate change & the ingratitude of the eighth generation
The resolution, which was introduced by Mayor Applebaum at the urging of the Center for Biological Diversity in Arizona, declares that climate change “is not an abstract problem for the future or one that will only affect far-distant plac-.
Page 8 - no comments - 346 views Healing Touch Veterinary
At Healing Touch Veterinary we believe that healing happens on many levels. In our practice we attempt to address not just the physical problem but any emotional or spiritual issues as well.
Page 11 - no comments - 390 views In case you missed it | LIMBAUGH LOGIC
The short version is that Limbaugh explained to America that any woman using a contraceptive paid for by anyone other than herself, and particularly by taxpayers, is actually a prostitute who should be forced to put all of her sexual encounters online for Rush and his listeners to watch.
Page 12 - no comments - 321 views Wilder paths to rejoining civilian life
The Women’s Wilderness Institute, a Boulderbased non-profit organization focused on helping women build strength and courage through wilderness experiences, recently teamed up with the Sierra Club and the University of Michigan to research the benefits of outdoor activities for veterans.
Page 21 - no comments - 349 views eco-briefs | Climate change could cause 900 bird extinctions
Each degree of warming, depending on habitat loss, can lead to approximately 100-500 additional land bird extinctions, which increase faster than the rise in temperature. 3.5 °C warming by 2100 may result in 600–900 extinc tions of land bird species, 89% of which occur in the tropics.
Page 22 - no comments - 346 views Tapping into history
Eighty-eight-year-old Harriet Butcher vividly recalls Sammy Davis Jr. tap dancing on the stage of the Roxy Theater in Denver’s Five Points neighborhood.
Page 24 - no comments - 555 views Of adverbs and experimentation
I could write a review that was harsh, but honest, about the book he tried for years to get someone else to publish, and then ran an IndieGoGo campaign (to which I contributed enough to buy both a copy of the book and a karaoke song from him), and...
Page 29 - no comments - 358 views The album that almost wasn’t
“That was the record that kind of made us almost famous, I guess,” Hood says. “But when I hear it, it still drives me crazy. We were way too ambitious for our talent level and more importantly, what we could afford. … I still wish we could have made the record the way we heard it in our heads.
Page 31 - no comments - 344 views reel to reel | Week of Mar. 08, 2012
After the rescue of a kidnapped CIA operative leads to the discovery of a terrorist plot against the U.S., a team of Navy Seals is dispatched on a worldwide manhunt to foil the attack. Rated R. At Century, Colony Square and Twin Peaks. — Los Angeles Times/MCT.
Page 44 - no comments - 394 views Buddhist BOXING
Boxing may seem like a strange stop on the path to inner peace.
Page 46 - no comments - 430 views Mixing up martial arts
Verno turned around, the spotlights were on him and he was shadowboxing, getting ready to walk out to the ring for his fight, and he looked at me and said, ‘Bro, you all right?’ I’ve never heard of a fighter asking the coach if he was all right before a fight,” says Trevor Wittman, owner of Denver’s Grudge Training Center.
Page 48 - no comments - 346 views Santa Fe in Longmont
Despite my friend’s inherent snideness, I’ll admit I appreciate a business with a name that unambiguously identifies what it offers. Such is the case with Longmont’s to-the-point Santa Fe Coffee & Burrito Co.
Page 51 - no comments - 376 views Tidbites | Justin's releases candy bar sign
Boulder-based Justin’s will launch an all-natural candy bar line at the Natural Products Expo West this week in Anaheim, Calif. Available in three gourmet flavors — Milk Chocolate Peanut, Dark Chocolate Peanut and Milk Chocolate Almond — Justin’s Candy Bars are a blend of organic chocolate, nuts, caramel and nougat.
Page 52 - no comments - 489 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.
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Astrology | Week of March 8, 2012
controlled hysteria. It’s agony. But everyone has agony. The difference is that I try to take my agony home and teach it to sing.” I hope this little outburst inspires you, Aries. It’s an excellent time for you to harness your hysteria and instruct your agony in the fine art of singing.
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