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This year, more than 59 million Americans will receive Social Security benefits of almost $863 billion. By 2033, older Americans will increase to 77 million. If there are no changes to the Social Security system before then, the average benefit payable will be 77 percent of the full amount. This is clearly stated on every Social Security statement, even though you may now need to go online to view your statement at www.ssa.gov. more
Ten years ago, shortly after attending this game, homecoming and giving thanks was on my mind. I stared at the photo of my buddies at the football game for the longest time without realizing what … more
We still haven't managed to screw up Thanksgiving. more
A few hundred men and women form a thin, bedraggled line that follows the sidewalk from the Denver City and County Building along the edge of Civic Center Park. more
James P. Beckwourth had a reputation for being able to tell a good yarn. And that was exactly what he did, in dictating his autobiography to Thomas Bonner. Bonner, a Justice of the Peace in the … more
It is my understanding that there is very specific reasons that donkeys, rather than horses were used initially in the mining industry. Among those reasons is the innate reaction of each when its … more
In response to the full page ad for the organization Catholics for Choice that ran the week of Oct. 20: more
This fall, a familiar story for high school seniors and their parents is repeating itself across Colorado. From Sterling to Silverton, members of the class of 2015 are making some of their first major life decisions as college application deadlines approach. Which schools should I apply to? Should I stay home or move away? Is a vocational school right for me? Can I afford my top choice? more
Geez, these are only suggestions. I hope you didn't think that any of this stuff was binding. more
I have a long history of thinking about beer when I write. My first official beat as a reporter on a daily newspaper was “breweries and beer.” It was 1982, and I was a student at Colorado … more
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