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Vail Daily letter: In-town market needed (1)

July 28, 2014 — 

Vail seems to have done a good job on attracting families to condominium rentals with kitchen facilities permitting them a complete residential experience and not confining them to restaurant experiences. …

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Vail Daily column: ERs just for seniors (2)

July 28, 2014 — 

Recently, I sat in the emergency room with a patient at one of our local hospitals. As we sat and waited for a doctor, I could not help but notice …

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Vail Daily column: Silliness of movie myths (3)

July 28, 2014 — 

“The average person uses 10 percent of their brain capacity. Imagine what she could do with 100 percent ... ” And thus begins the trailer for the new movie “Lucy,” …

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Vail Daily column: The year is more than half over (4)

July 27, 2014 — 

Most firms I’m currently working with are reflecting on the first six months of 2014 and measuring year-to-date progress against their annual goals. To keep everyone focused on what “winning” …

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Vail Daily letter: Minimizing damage (5)

July 27, 2014 — 

Friday’s Vail Daily carried an AP story about a shooting at Mercy Hospital in Darby, Pa. It’s back on Page A27. A doctor with a gun shot and disabled a …

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Vail Daily column: Starting Hearts aims to increase AEDs (6)

July 26, 2014 — 

Editor’s note: This column, submitted by Vail Resorts, showcases the nonprofits that the company supports through its Vail Resorts Echo program. It happens in an instant. Someone is right there …

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Vail Daily column: Should U.S. stick to helping its own? (7)

July 26, 2014 — 

Flag-waving patriots protest against thousands of children illegally crossing the Mexican border into the U.S. Tea Party activists, some who are also conservative Christians, slow traffic at overpasses. Their placards …

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Vail Daily column: Zeroing your waste (8)

July 26, 2014 — 

We in the United States generate a lot of waste — something to the tune of 250 million tons of trash every year. Even though up to 75 percent of …

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Vail Daily column: American innovation (9)

July 25, 2014 — 

A general characteristic of the Model T now generally forgotten is that it was the first motorcar of consequence to put the driver’s seat on the left. Prior to this, …

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Vail Daily column: What does it take to buy a home? (10)

July 25, 2014 — 

Buying a home anyplace is a challenge for most people and sorting out the myths from reality as to what is required can be a challenge. One of the questions …

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Vail Daily column: Is Vail the right place for retirement? (11)

July 25, 2014 — 

Dear Joan, I am one of those Baby Boomers that always enjoys coming to Vail to ski in the winter and vacation in the summer. Now that I can retire …

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Vail Daily column: What ever happened to what’s-his-name? (12)

July 25, 2014 — 

During the past several years as my eyesight has diminished, when I go to my address book with a magnifying glass, I come across the name of someone I haven’t …

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Vail Daily column: A hole in the bucket (13)

July 25, 2014 — 

There’s no way around it — my generation of baby boomers is growing older. In Eagle County alone, the number of adults aged 75 and older is projected to increase …

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Vail Daily column: Stars align for Youth Foundation (14)

July 24, 2014 — 

Sarah Will wheeled as gracefully as any footed dancer and captured her audience completely. Standing ovation. Her pro partner, Colin Meiring, had plenty to do with the capstone performance Monday …

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Vail Daily letter: Thanks for help (15)

July 24, 2014 — 

Thanks to all the people who donated time, merchandise and money to make this year’s Gypsum Daze 5K Run/Walk the biggest in our 20 years. Over 200 people ran or …

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Vail Daily letter: Tribute not mentioned (16)

July 24, 2014 — 

I look forward each day to the review of the Bravo! Vail concert I have attended the evening before — today, the opening concert by the New York Philharmonic Orchestra. …

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Vail Daily letter: Strength out of tragedy (17)

July 24, 2014 — 

As a parent of one of the volleyball players at EVHS, I would like to take a moment to thank everyone for the support shown to the girls and the …

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Vail Daily column: Embrace technology — because your customers already have (18)

July 24, 2014 — 

We all like to think we’re customer focused. I’ve never seen a business use its marketing channels to proudly claim, “We don’t care one bit about our customers!” Yet many …

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Vail Daily column: Smart use of ‘variables’ can lead to right answers for retirement (19)

July 24, 2014 — 

If you think back to your math classes in high school or college, you may remember that many of the problems involved the use of variables. Changing these variables around …

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Vail Daily Hits and Misses (20)

July 23, 2014 — 

Got a quick Hit or Miss about issues, decisions or goings-on in the valley? Send yours to editor@vaildaily.com to be included. MISS: From a reader to the Vail Daily for …

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