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CO State Senate Leaders Suggest Paying TX to Secure Border

As House Republicans are poised to vote to stop Obama's executive order to halt deportation of millions of undocumented immigrants, two Colorado State Senators are saying Colorado should contribute tax dollars to Texas Governor RickShow More Summary

Fix the Police! Accountability Needed in Law Enforcement

Following the non-indictment of NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo for strangling Eric Garner to death with an illegal choke hold in Staten Island, it is clearer than ever that something is badly broken in our system of justice. Once again,...Show More Summary

Bridging the Energy vs. Environment Divide: Colorado's Roan Plateau Case Study

Can we work together to preserve our nation's bio diverse and increasingly threatened wilderness, and still extract the energy we need to power our economy? If we cling to today's prevailing notions that if you're on the left, you're an environmentalist, and if I'm on the right, I'm a gas driller. Show More Summary

Meet "Jack Reynolds," the Alter-Ego Brand Hired by Daimler's car2Go to Rethink the Spirit of Advertising

There's a lot more to the story than the catchy headline, "We traveled to 14 cities in 6 weeks to make this 2.5 minute YouTube video," referring to the video that entrepreneur/filmmakers Tim Williams and Nic Davis recently released for the popular car2Go car-sharing service. Show More Summary

Jailed for Lyme Disease. Really? Really.

We've all heard this before, and many of us know it firsthand to be true. Disease is unfair, and it strikes us without warning or discretion. Yet there is one thing we have come to expect from living in the United States -- that the medical and legal systems are here to support us all equally and fairly. Show More Summary

Where PR Fits in Your Digital Marketing Strategy

Developing a plan for public relations might seem as if it is a daunting undertaking, yet if you do it properly, it may assist in growing your brand, as well as improving profits. For the majority of organizations, public relations campaigns...Show More Summary

Rise of the Lumbersexual: Why I'm Keeping My November Beard

I used to think beards were gross. That they were only appropriate for Jon Hamm, Abraham Lincoln and Santa. Then I tried growing one and went native. Inspired by a two-time cancer survivor participating in Movember, I decided to try out the facial hair thing, and raise a little money. Show More Summary

3 Goals for Playing Your Best on Game Day

Defining success in sports is a difficult task. When I ask most athletes and coaches how they define success, it is usually in terms of results, whether wins, rankings, or times. Though, admittedly, results are the ultimate determinant...Show More Summary

4 Signs You're Not Cut Out for Working from Home

Working from home is the American dream for many -- but it can quickly turn into a nightmare. Simply put, not everyone is cut out for telecommuting, working from home, or virtual offices -- and that's okay. Just because something sounds...Show More Summary

They're Bringing the Plague! Not.

Warning: Denver talk-radio host Ken Clark tells me the following blog post is a "hit piece consisting of lies and deceit in order to continue to manipulate the public and your readers at the expense of an elected official who is simply...Show More Summary

Colorado Communities are Making it a Crime to be Homeless

Now is the time of year when poverty and homelessness are most prominent on the minds of many Americans. As families gather to eat together and give thanks for their lives, many of us also take time to think about the struggles of people...Show More Summary

The Meaning of Friendsgiving

I asked for ketchup. I specifically asked for ketchup to be there. I texted my friend, Ainsley, who'd invited me to my first Friendsgiving as I boarded a train from Grand Central station to make sure they had ketchup. It's odd, I realize,...Show More Summary

4 Startups You Need to Know to Increase Customers Spending

One effective way to boost online sales includes encouraging shoppers to buy additional items which might be of interest to them based upon what they are viewing on your website. An additional proven technique includes encouraging buyers to take into consideration the next higher priced product if it perhaps might better meet their needs. Show More Summary

Can Ocean Health Be Saved Through Underwater Apps?

On the last EcoWatch report card our oceans received a "D" grade. This grade is based on factors including pollution, overfishing and the impacts of climate change, biodiversity, carbon storage, coastal protection, clean waters, natural products, coastal livelihoods, economies, tourism and recreation. Show More Summary

A Thank-You Note to My Daughter's Kindergarten Teacher

Dear Kindergarten Teacher, It's almost Thanksgiving, and I want to thank you. For an entire year, I worried about sending my baby to kindergarten. Elementary school is the foundation for a lifetime of learning, and I want to lay the best possible foundation. Show More Summary

Talk-radio hosts broadcast from Denver, but where do their hearts reside?

If you live in Denver or send your kid to public school or get involved in our community in even the most limited way, you probably know families who will benefit from Obama's announcement to stop the deportation of some undocumented immigrants with family ties to our country. Show More Summary

Starz Denver Film Festival is on a Roll

Opening with the usual hoopla, the STARZ Denver Film Festival 37 is well underway. Red carpet screenings at The Buell and their requisite parties ushered in some of the big films, while the 200+ films being screened over the 12-day fete...Show More Summary

Why Tip-Of-The-Tongue Syndrome Terrifies Me

For the past few years, my husband and I have been engaged in a sort of memory-loss Olympics. We are constantly keeping track of who forgets more. We even apply categories of weight -- degree of difficulty if you will -- to the things we forget. Show More Summary

Tips for Inviting a Chef and His Family Over for Dinner

I would love to know how many chefs and their families get invited over to other people's houses for dinner. Anyone? Anyone? Neither do we. I will admit that there is a chance that we don't get invited over for dinner because no one wants to hang out with us. Show More Summary

Sandra Oh's New Role Is Executive Producer of an Animated Film

Earlier this year, Sandra Oh made a graceful exit from the hit television series "Grey's Anatomy" after 10 seasons as the talented, loyal, driven and mercurial surgeon Cristina Yang. In the final episode of the 10th season, Oh's character left the Seattle hospital where the drama takes place, and took a job at a clinic in Switzerland, of all places. Show More Summary

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