For many years the Teardrops were the backup band for the great Magic Slim (Morris Holt) but now are fronted by the late Slim's son Shawn Holt. No matter, Holt the younger can certainly deliver and the Teardrops have truly delivered since the 1960s.
Turkey requests are greater than ever in Larimer County.
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With Thanksgiving nearly upon us, the Weld and Larimer County food banks are urging residents of Northern Colorado to consider the less fortunate. The Weld County Food Bank has so far only procured one-third of the turkeys requested by the needy this holiday season, while Larimer County is seeing an unprecedented number of people facing food scarcity.
Specialty crop farms, like orchards, rely heavily on migrant labor to hand pick fruit.
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In the debate over immigration reform, farm and ranch groups have been among those calling for change the loudest, and most frequently. But after President Obama announced changes to the immigration system, the response from the agriculture industry so far has been mixed.
The Bureau of Land Management, environmentalists, and the energy industry have reached an agreement on a proposal to drill for oil and gas on the Roan Plateau. The new plan cancels 17 out of 19 oil and gas leases that were issued in 2008. Two previous leases at the top of the plateau, and a dozen at the base will remain in place.
"These measures allow us to protect the plateau but harness some of the energy resources," said Governor John Hickenlooper.
Since 2005, the Federal Railroad Administration has required conductors to sound their horns for at least 15 seconds before all public rail crossings. Since then accidents and deaths have decreased 20 percent nationwide.
But with progress comes complaints — lots of them for the city of Fort Collins.
Well into James Marsh's The Theory of Everything, a terribly frustrated Jane Hawking gets a visit from her mother, who tells her that she ought to join the church choir. Jane, in the middle of what might be a serious breakdown, looks at her clueless mother and says, "That's the most British thing I've ever heard."
In the same vein of a negative stereotype, the whole movie is terribly British, meaning that it's decorous, polite, and dull.