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Page 3 - no comments - 208 views Letters | Same song, different verse
Here we go again! President Obama came to CU to promote continued federal stimulus of loans for college students loans. There are over $1 trillion in student loans and default rates are rising.
Page 5 - no comments - 223 views The slickest stunt at SeaWorld
Actually, Shamu is not the cause of the shame. After all, that’s just the generic name given to the killer whales kept in captivity as the star attraction at three theme parks operated by SeaWorld Inc. The shame belongs to the corporation, which not only profits from its exploitation of the whales, but also.
Page 5 - no comments - 212 views Funding cut hurts county breast-cancer programs
Boulder County has been hit hard by a decrease in funding from Susan G. Komen For the Cure. Poor women, those without health insurance and undocumented immigrant women are among those who will likely feel the greatest impact of this decrease. And it is up to us to make up the difference.
Page 6 - no comments - 246 views Think globally, and fry locally
Well, what the study actually found was that the surface temperature around wind farms in west-central Texas had increased by about 1.3 degrees Fahrenheit over a decade compared with the area around them, and that the rate of increase closely tracked the installation of additional turbines at the farms.
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—RAND analyst Seth Jones, adviser to U.S. special operations forces, commenting on the one-year anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden.
Page 6 - no comments - 194 views In case you missed it | Bear photo takes another twist
As of Wednesday morning, the bear had retained Frank “The strong arm” Azar, and has filed suit. The bear claims that her civil rights were violated when she was drugged and then photographed in a compromising “super bear” pose while incapacitated.
Page 8 - no comments - 211 views Garden wars
Behind the East Boulder Recreation Center off Broadway is another world, nestled between subdivisions and marked off into 400-square-foot plots. It is a subculture that has its own rules. And like any community, especially one where there are no walls and your neighbors are literally right next to you, disputes can arise.
Page 11 - no comments - 301 views City: Valmont grave likely a hoax
In an April 25 statement, city officials acknowledged that its workers had removed the marker after its contract archeologist and Native American monitor hired for the Valmont contamination cleanup determined that it was not a historic artifact.
Page 12 - no comments - 227 views Organics going international
Beginning June 1, the United States and the EU will be able to trade organic products while avoiding the red tape that was in place in the past. It is the result of an equivalency agreement reached at BioFach 2012, the world’s largest trade show for organic foods, held annually in Germany.
Page 15 - no comments - 219 views eco-briefs | Nice title, terrible bill
Every so often those people we elect in Washington attempt to do something so egregious for their corporate donors that it shakes the very foundation of our democracy.
Page 16 - no comments - 233 views SENSITIVITY PROBLEMS
“[Guitarist/songwriting collaborator] Joe King and I weren’t really getting along,” Slade says. “We were writing these forced collaboration songs that were just kind of melodies with weird lyrics. I think a turning point for us was doing this Muppets soundtrack.
Page 18 - no comments - 222 views F-this
“I really feel like my job is to take those things that are infuriating and try to kind of transform them into something we can laugh about,” she says. “Although sometimes I say things in my show and think, ‘We should all be crying at this point.
Page 27 - no comments - 197 views Arts | Week of May 03, 2012
Sculpture by Leonard Pettus, Shelley Goddard, Anne Shutan & Lynne Jacobs..
Page 30 - no comments - 270 views Getting wet
Blame it on Boulder. At least that’s where author, adventurer and Boulder native Eugene Buchanan lays responsibility for an interesting, eclectic life that has taken him around the globe in search of steep rapids on remote rivers and some not so steep and rapid.
Page 34 - no comments - 227 views Grounded
Richards had climbed to 23,000 feet with Conrad Anker, the expedition’s leader, on a reconnaissance and acclimatization hike toward the West Ridge route they planned to use to ascend the peak.
Page 37 - no comments - 238 views reel to reel
Writer Joss Whedon and writer/director Drew Goddard play footsie with stale horror movie tropes and themes in one of the most entertaining genre movies in recent memory. As a quintet of teenagers face clichéd terror, the result is surprisingly refreshing.
Page 38 - no comments - 259 views The latest trend among chefs: tattoos
Michael Voltaggio has no idea how many tattoos he has. The question makes him laugh. The wise-cracking 33-year-old chef is pretty well covered. The name of his restaurant, after all, is Ink.
Page 42 - no comments - 412 views Tidbites l Keep it bottled up
Oskar Blues and Indiana brewery, Sun King, have “traveled between locations for months,” a press release says, to co-create Chaka, a Belgian-style ale. The collaboration is the result of a friendship between Oskar Blues head brewer Dave Chichura and the two founders of Sun King.
Page 42 - no comments - 181 views Deck snacks at the Rex
Established as a billiard hall, it became a theater, and eventually another restaurant prior to its current iteration. Nowadays, one of the main attractions of this spot is the spacious rooftop deck, which has the amiable feel of a venue in a far-away, warm-weather resort town.
Page 43 - no comments - 240 views Appetizers
winner. Noteworthy dishes include the Creole BBQ shrimp appetizer wrapped in bacon, and the bright-tasting shrimp Mojo, with a Cuban citrus, garlic and olive oil sauce. Chocolate bourbon bread pudding is an exquisite dessert, among the best endings available locally.
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Astrology | Week of May 3, 2012
Go to RealAstrology.com to check out Rob Brezsny’s EXPANDED WEEKLY AUDIO HOROSCOPES and DAILY TEXT MESSAGE HOROSCOPES. The audio horoscopes are also available by phone at 1-877- 873-4888 or 1-900-950-7700..
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