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5:00am

Thu December 22, 2011
Best Books Of 2011

Indulge Yourself: 2011's Best Celebrity Tell-Alls

Originally published on Thu December 22, 2011 5:36 pm

Priscilla Nielsen for NPR

Ah, 'tis the season to be indulgent. Another glass of champagne? Please, have some homemade cookies. Does anyone want to go to the movies instead of the gym? As far as I'm concerned, December is Guilty Pleasures Time.

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5:40pm

Wed December 21, 2011
Business

Loveland Profits from ACE Sale

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The city of Loveland is one step closer to building out the Aerospace Clean Energy Manufacturing and Innovation Park, or ACE—an effort that would bring more than a thousand high-tech jobs to Northern Colorado.

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2:56pm

Wed December 21, 2011
Movies

Glenn Close Finds Chemistry In Role Of Albert Nobbs

Originally published on Wed December 21, 2011 5:14 pm

Glenn Close portrays a woman quietly living as a man in 19th-century Ireland. The character, Albert Nobbs, worked and saved money to avoid the wave of poverty plaguing the country at the time.
Patrick Redmond

Early in her career, Glenn Close was often cast in the "good girl" role: the idyllic muse in The Natural; the understanding friend, wife and mother in The Big Chill.

Things took a sharp turn for her when she played an evil manipulator in Dangerous Liaisons and then created one of film's greatest villains in Fatal Attraction.

The range of her roles alone would make Close one of the great actors of her generation. Now, she adds another remarkable character to the list, playing the title role in the new movie Albert Nobbs.

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2:12pm

Wed December 21, 2011
Colorado Storm

Airlines Waive Change Fees Ahead of Colorado Storm

KUNC

Two airlines at Denver International Airport are waiving ticket change fees for travelers who could be affected by a predicted snow storm moving into northern Colorado. 

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1:56pm

Wed December 21, 2011
Opinion

Appreciating The Ugliness Of The Christmas Tree

Originally published on Wed December 21, 2011 3:03 pm

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Ken Harbaugh is a former Navy pilot and an NPR commentator.

Our Christmas tree gets uglier every year. It's not the tree's fault. This year we sprung for a Fraser fir, cut fresh at a local farm. It has soft needles, that ideal pine-cone shape, and a pointy top perfect for holding a star. But when we got home, I felt like apologizing. This tree did not deserve what we were about to do. We re-cut the bottom, mounted it in its holder, and gave it water. For about five minutes, our tree looked beautiful. Then came the decorations.

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