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Vail Daily editorial: Tire bill could help (1)

March 3, 2015 — 

Given the political tone of the times, it can be something of a surprise when people of different parties can actually share an idea.That seems to be the case with …

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Vail Daily letter: Great event (2)

March 3, 2015 — 

Oh, my, did we have a fabulous time at the winter Free Family Fun Fair in Eagle on Feb. 21! Right off the bat, we want to give a huge …

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Vail Daily column: Breaking down barriers to employment (3)

March 3, 2015 — 

“When I came out of the 7/11, there was this gangster, and I’m talking a thug, not a mafia thug anyway. This dude was just leaning up against the 7/11, …

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Vail Daily column: What the Constitution says (4)

March 3, 2015 — 

Editor’s note: This is the 10th part of a series.Amendments 6 through 10 round out the Bill of Rights, the first 10 — and some would say, most fundamental — …

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Vail Daily column: Greek credit fix boosts stock markets (5)

March 3, 2015 — 

A Feb. 20 agreement between Greece and its creditors — seen variously as a short-term fix or capitulation by that nation’s new leadership — was still enough to send stocks …

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Vail Daily column: Financial markets remain volatile (6)

March 3, 2015 — 

Although we saw plenty of positive news about the American economy last week, including an upbeat assessment by the Fed and reports of rising consumer spending and confidence, nerves took …

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Vail Daily column: My, how things have changed (7)

March 2, 2015 — 

Date: The last Friday in February, 1985.Reagan was beginning his second term and meeting with new Soviet leader Gorbachev. Rock Hudson died of AIDS, Madonna began her “Virgin” tour and …

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Vail Daily letter: Interesting tour (8)

March 2, 2015 — 

There is an interesting (and free!) mountain tour that is available on Fridays at 1 p.m. that gives you a chance to see the inner workings of Vail’s ski operations. …

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Vail Daily column: What’s your aging plan? (9)

March 2, 2015 — 

This is the second part of a two-part series detailing the importance of establishing an open communication with our aging loved ones.Last week, I ended Tuesday’s article addressing the importance …

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Vail Daily column: Jobs report slows stocks (10)

March 2, 2015 — 

In a week when stocks soared, it took a glowing jobs report to slow things down. Investors see it as a sign that the Fed might act sooner, as in …

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Vail Daily column: So much for an ‘unlucky’ 13 (11)

March 2, 2015 — 

Better-than-expected GDP growth in the Eurozone, a ceasefire in Ukraine and more good news about fourth-quarter earnings added up to push the S&P 500 to its first nominal high of …

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Vail Daily column: Ramunno balances academics, athletics and service (12)

March 1, 2015 — 

“Ain’t it great to be a Devil?” This is Eagle Valley High School senior Mike Ramunno’s mantra.It may have been influenced by his dedicated high school football coach (and father), …

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Vail Daily column: A fascination with collaboration (13)

March 1, 2015 — 

Proselytizing the gospel of cooperation and not combat can often be a lonely and seemingly hopeless endeavor. Stacked against my vision of a radically different or nonexistent legal system is …

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Vail Daily column: A model for higher education (14)

March 1, 2015 — 

Recently, a national conversation has intensified about how an educated workforce is perhaps the most critical component of the post-Great Recession economy. This attention and refocusing among policymakers and business …

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Vail Daily column: Anti-vaccination’s big lie dupes converts (15)

February 28, 2015 — 

Some lies sound truthful because they camouflage deceit. Cloaked in pseudo-scientific jargon, repeated misconceptions win converts. Lies thrive when repeated boldly and loudly. Parents who don’t get their children vaccinated …

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Vail Daily column: Bird songs bring added dimension to winter landscape (16)

February 28, 2015 — 

There are many beautiful aspects of winter. Some love the blanket of white strewn across the mountains. Others enjoy recreation that celebrates the unique qualities of snow. I think the …

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Vail Daily letter: A big thank you (17)

February 27, 2015 — 

Thank you, thank you, thank you. Thank you to the Vail Valley Foundation for doing such an unbelievable job on the bidding, planning and presentation of the 2015 Alpine World …

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Vail Daily letter: Amazing World Champs (18)

February 27, 2015 — 

To all involved in the Vail/Beaver Creek 2015 World Ski Championships:So many thanks are owed to so many people that I don’t know where to begin. The saying “it takes …

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Vail Daily column: Is more really better? (19)

February 27, 2015 — 

Editor’s note: The following is a report from the Vail Homeowners Association. The association keeps a close eye on economic and political trends in and outside of the Vail community. …

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Vail Daily letter: Government needs rules (20)

February 27, 2015 — 

To Alan Cohen’s, letter to the editor in the Feb. 21 edition:Wow! They didn’t follow “the goofy, petty rules that they were unaware of,” and “this is laughable”The rules are …

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