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5:11am

Thu December 29, 2011
Community

Valued For Dedication As Food Bank Volunteer

Food Bank staff member Bob Swanson stands with Food Bank volunteer Tina Deringer after she received the Volunteer of the Year award for the Food Bank for Larimer County.
Food Bank for Larimer County

Approximately 13,000 people come to the Food Bank for Larimer County every month to pick up basic food items that they cannot afford. It takes someone with genuine compassion to care for the individuals who pass through those doors each day. The Food Bank has found that in veteran volunteer Tina Deringer.

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3:02pm

Tue December 27, 2011
Music

More Favorite Music of 2011: Day 3

Mare Wakefield Maresie Music

Among memorable winners this year -- the eclecticism of South African Johnny Clegg and the natural, beautiful voice of Midwesterner Mare Wakefield (I’m inexplicably gaga over one of her songs)...

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2:34pm

Tue December 27, 2011
Business

CO Retail Council Expects 3 Percent Increase in Holiday Sales

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Despite Tuesday’s announcement by Sears Holdings that they will soon close up to 120 stores nationwide, the trade group Colorado Retail Council says it expects holiday sales to increase about 3 percent compared to the same time last year.

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5:38am

Mon December 26, 2011
Holiday Shopping

'Tis The Season For Returns

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A lot of people will be hitting the shopping mall today looking for after Christmas bargains - and many more will be in line returning unwanted gifts.

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5:00am

Mon December 26, 2011
Community

More Farmers Markets are Expanding to the Winter Months, says USDA

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture is reporting that Winter Farmers Markets are expanding across the country and right here in Colorado. That’s thanks to new agricultural technology, which is making it cheaper and easier for farmers to grow certain crops year-round.

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