Friday, April 23, 2010
In the article "Snow causing problems in part of Front Range" by Yesena Robles, is about how a massive storm of snow, rain, hail, and tornado warning had casted over the front range.This was a major storm that closed down schools and government buildings. This is important to the world because it shows the dramatic change in the whether patterns in the past couple of years. This is important to the education of meteorologists because they need to study these whether patterns in order to figure out what the changes in temperature, storms, etc. will be for the next couple of days. This is important to me because I live in the region where these odd whether changes occur.
Wednesday, April 21, 2010
In the article "Cops find SUV linked to hand-grenade bank robbery" by Howard Pankratz, is about how an alleged runaway SUV was found by cops. This SUV was said to be used during a "hand-grenade bank robbery" as a getaway car. This is important to the world because it shows how difficult it can be for cops to identify weather or not something was used for criminal reasons. This is important to the education of the police officers because this information could help find out who the suspect is. This is important to me because I could be a suspect if I had an SUV that looked like the getaway car.
Tuesday, April 20, 2010
In the article "Fossa named Dorian now calls Denver Zoo home" by Kieran Nicholson, is about a fossa that was recently added to the Denver Zoo. Dorian is allegedly is the first of his kind in Denver. This is important to the world because it shows how one species can quickly begin to populate. This is important to the education of geologists and zoologists because they can study how this species adapt to the new environment. This is important to me because I might have to study this specie someday.
In the article "Reward for Kayleah leads increased to $20,000 as tail grows cold" by Monte Whale, explains how a little girl named Kayleah disappeared one day and there still haven't been any answers to what happened that day so FBI and Police officers have raised the rewards to $20,000. In a previous post called "Posse searches for 12-year-old missing girl" by Kirk Mitchell explains how Kayleah went to a friends birthday party and walked there then ended up missing. This is important to the world because it shows how easy it is for someone to lose a loved at any time. It also shows how difficult it can be to find where the person who was kidnapped went. This is important to the education of the FBI and Police officers because any lead on where she went could be a piece of this confusing puzzle. This is important to me because if I knew anything about what happened to her I could help find her.
Monday, April 19, 2010
In the article "Lynx relocated to Colorado traveled 1,200 miles back to Canada" by Howard Pankratz, explains how a Lynx traveled to Canada and had been fathering two sets of kittens; one set of two and one set of four. This is important to the world because it shows how one species can migrate to different countries on it's own. This is important to geologists because they can study the habits and changes in migration and living techniques. This is important to me because if the migration continues and they decide to come down to Colorado, then it would be likely that I could see one near by.
Thursday, April 15, 2010
In the article, "Obama nominates Denver lawyer John Walsh to be U.S. attorney" by Felisa Cardona, explains the decisions of President Obama in his choice of John Walsh to be the U.S attorney. John Walsh has been assistant attorney since 1987 and had just been promoted U.S attorney. This is important to the world because if there is a lawsuit against America and another country then John Walsh will be speaking for the U.S. This is important to education because attorney's can look at what he does and try to improve on it. This is important to me because he will be defending the country that I live in against other countries.
Tuesday, April 13, 2010
In the article "No tax vote this year, RTD decides" by Jeffery Leib, explains the RTD directors wise arbitration to continue the year without asking voters for sales-tax money. RTD has a FasTrack transit program had gotten them into debt and with an ever decreasing economy they didn't want to take the risk of losing costumers. This is important to the world of RTD workers because their income will be fixated based on this decision. This is important to the education of economists because they can study the effects of taking the sales-tax away. This is important to me because all RTD that I may use will be cheaper.
Thursday, April 8, 2010
In the article "Possible shoe bomb incident on Denver-bound flight" by Felisa Cardona, Jeffery Leib, and Daniel Petty, is about a United Airlines flight from Washington that was forced to land in the Denver International Airport because of a man from Qatar who allegedly tried to light his shoes on fire. The man, Mohammed al-Modadi, was later said to have been seen trying to smoke a cigarette on the plane but no explosives were found. This is important to the world because first of all it shows somewhat of a "stereotype". People believe that because of your race you are going to do something outrageous to harm others. Also, it shows the insecurity of a country towards one person. This is important to education because the architects of the plane and the security officers ways to make the plane safer and how to make things more peaceful and less cautious. This is important to me for many reasons. First, a relative or friend could have been on that plane and if there was a terrorist attack they could have been killed. Another reason is because the plane could have been attacked or bombed over my house and killed me and my family. Lastly, there could have been simultaneously terrorist attacks in Colorado.
Saturday, April 3, 2010
In the article "Posse searches for 12-year-old missing girl" by Kirk Mitchell is about the Weld County Sheriffs Department and many volunteers helping to look for a girl named Kayleah Wilson who has been missing for a week. Kayleah had been missing since Sunday after walking from her west Greeley home to a friends birthday party. This is important to the world because nobody can tell when a family member or friend will go missing out of nowhere. This is important to education because the people who study cases of missing adults or children will have better knowledge of the causes to these unfortunate events. This is important to me because me or a family member or friend could end up missing at any given point.