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Complacency pandemic

By The Daily Sentinel

The World Health Organization officially declared the swine flu a global pandemic Thursday, the first time it has done so with a flu variety since the Hong Kong flu of 1968. WHO officials had been worried over the past couple months that such ...


CSU consolidation reasonable for research

By The Daily Sentinel

It is not the current state budget crisis, but a move toward greater efficiency, that is driving a plan to consolidate three Colorado State University agricultural research facilities on the Western Slope, the man in charge of the facilities ...


Election Day in Iran

By The Daily Sentinel

Friday is presidential Election Day in Iran. And, although the election will hardly be “free” in the Western sense of the term, it is creating a great deal of interest as a reformist candidate tries to unseat hardliner and ...


Pay-as-you-go won’t halt rising deficit

By The Daily Sentinel

President Barack Obama declared Wednesday that he wants Congress to pass legislation to make pay-as-you-go budgeting the law. Under his plan, most new spending would have to be offset by budget cuts in other areas or by tax increases. The idea ...


Chrysler sale in a skid

By The Daily Sentinel

The U.S. Supreme Court is engaged in a delicate balancing act this week over the fate of Chrysler Corp. and its investors. On one hand, there is the legal claim filed by investors led by Indiana pension funds. They argue their legal rights to ...


Charter for success in public education

By The Daily Sentinel

Congratulations to students, teachers, administrators and parents involved with local charter schools. Their efforts to boost student achievement have helped charter schools through the state post, on average, higher levels of reading and math ...


Cap and control

By The Daily Sentinel

The so-called cap-and-trade energy bill is 900-plus pages of expensive regulations, new federal bureaucracy, skyrocketing costs for virtually every American, all for a highly questionable impact on global warming. If you think we’re not ...


City’s fee action can help construction

By The Daily Sentinel

The decision by Grand Junction planning officials to allow builders to postpone payments on thousands of dollars of city development fees may not be the make-or-break factor for most new construction projects. But it’s not something that ...


Federal fracking legislation unnecessary

By The Daily Sentinel

So let’s see. The Environmental Protection Agency under both a Democratic and a Republican president found no threat to domestic drinking water from the gas industry practice of hydraulic fracturing. Additionally, states already have ...


Local control preserved with Gov. Ritter’s veto

By The Daily Sentinel

Gov. Bill Ritter’s veto Thursday of a firefighters’ collective-bargaining bill will likely cost him some labor union support as he prepares for his 2010 re-election campaign. But that veto will help taxpayers and elected officials ...


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