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Crews

Looking on bright side may be tied to longer life

If you need help looking on the bright side, researchers may have found proof behind the power of positive thinking. Decades of research suggest that seeing the glass “half full” or “half …
Norton
Winning Words

Top performers share their secrets to success

One myth about top performers in any field is that they tend to keep their secrets of success to themselves. Engaging in conversations with very successful senior executives, top-performing sales and …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Noir films are satisfying dark blend

The misquote “The stuff that dreams are made of” concludes what great 1941 noir film? The answer and some interesting information about the film come later. Every Sunday in the mid-1970s, a …
Patricia Kummer
Financial Strategies

Holidays are over — it’s tax season

Time flies. The holidays are a brief memory, winter is more than half over and we’re looking forward to spring. With spring comes the deadline for filing your tax return. So, don’t let time slip …

Norton
Winning Words

Momentum is game changer for success

A shift in momentum is usually extremely palpable. Sometimes the momentum swings in our favor, and sometimes it feels like we have lost it, and lost it quickly. In both cases, we know exactly when it …
Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Election questions

Election questions I can’t understand why the Aurora mayoral election took so long to conclude. Your article in the Independent contained a paragraph that said, “We have the machine’s tolerance …

Letter to the editor: Vote yes on 1A

Vote yes on 1A The current members of the Board of Arapahoe County Commissioners are to be commended for their research, evaluation and unanimous (bipartisan) support of the ballot measure that will …

Letter to the editor: Say no to 1A

Say no to 1A Ballot Issue 1A seeks to address a problem by expanding the problem by taking more of the money from the citizens of Arapahoe County, by raising the property tax by 3.4 mills, which …

Letter to the editor: Ban single-use plastics

Ban single-use plastics This summer I have been canvassing the entire state of Colorado on behalf of COPIRG (Colorado Public Interest Research Group) to raise awareness about a critical …

Letter to the editor: Health centers deserve support

Health centers deserve support Health care is a top issue here in Colorado and across the U.S. – and with valid concern. Everyone seems to have a story about how difficult it is to see a doctor, …
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