Mon July 23, 2012

Foothills Mall Could See New Push For Redevelopment

An artist's rendering of what the west entrance of the Foothills Mall may look like in the future.
Alberta Development Partners LLC

The July 2nd purchase of the Foothills Mall by Colorado-based Alberta Development Partners has brought a renewed interest to turn the facility into an economic and cultural driver for Fort Collins.

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Mon July 23, 2012

CSU Chemistry Professor Receives Presidential Award

Dr. Amy Prieto
Colorado State University

Colorado State University Assistant Chemistry Professor Amy Prieto was recognized by the White House today for her work to develop new methods to create a battery to revolutionize the hybrid/electric vehicle industry. Dr. Prieto has received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers for her work.

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Mon July 23, 2012

Photographic Proof That You Can Climb Mt. Evans On A Unicycle

Yup, that's a man on a unicycle... Click photo to enlarge.
Benji McPhail KUNC

The Mt. Evans Hill Climb is both the amateurs' and the professional's chance to ride 28 miles up hill and climb up to 14,264 ft. Would you ever do it on a unicycle though?

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Mon July 23, 2012

What Defines Terrorism In Light Of The Aurora Theater Shootings?

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On the day of the shootings at the Aurora Theater, one of the telling quotes that defines the times we live in was "I want to emphasize, at this point, we do not see a nexus of terrorism...". This was said by FBI Special Agent Jim Yacone at a Friday press briefing. Yet over the weekend, Governor Hickenlooper during TV appearances said, "In a funny way, this guy was a terrorist." Nathan Heffel was on The Takeaway this morning as they confronted that question.
Source: Thetakeaway · Via: Nathan Heffel
In the days since the Colorado shootings, commentators and politicians have started to liken James Holmes, the suspected killer, to a terrorist. Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper did so twice yesterday morning - on NBC's Meet the Press, and again on CNN's State of the Union.


Mon July 23, 2012

Lipitor Prices In Colorado All Over The Map

Some medical professionals predicted the cost of Lipitor would plummet to as little as $5 a month when the patent expired on the drug last November. That hasn't happened.
Robert D. Tonsing Colorado Public News

More than seven months after the patent expired on the expensive cholesterol-reducing drug Lipitor, many pharmacies have not cut their prices as anticipated.

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