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FRONT PAGE NEWS: Spreading The Love

THE WHEAT RIDGE POLICE DEPARTMENT had a fulfilling day participating in the Spread The Love program along with Localworks and Compass Montessori – Wheat Ridge Charter School. They teamed up to assist Wheat Ridge seniors and disabled residents with small household clean-up projects. PHOTO COURTESY WHEAT RIDGE POLICE DEPARTMENT

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FRONT PAGE NEWS: Mural Brightens Lamar St. Station

THIS MURAL ADORNING LAMAR STATION PLAZA SHOPPING CENTER IN LAKEWOOD was created during the 40 West Art District’s West Colfax Mural Fest, hosted annually at the Plaza; artist Caitlyn Shea created it. PHOTO COURTESY BROAD STREET REALTY.

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PEOPLE YOU SHOULD KNOW: Berkeley Author Micah Springer Keeps The Story

AUTHOR MICAH SPRINGER WITH HER MEMOIR, “Keepers of the Story.” PHOTO BY KEN LUTES

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PEOPLE YOU SHOULD KNOW: Ed Pearl – Local Meteorologist With Impressive Career

LAKEWOOD RESIDENT ED PEARL HAS BEEN PRACTICING METEOROLOGY – forecasting, consulting and research – for decades. PHOTO COURTESY ED PEARL

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The Jeffco League of Women Voters Nonfiction Book Club will examine various options for simplifying our federal tax system for its April meetings.  “A Fine Mess: A Global Quest for a Simpler, Fairer, and More Efficient Tax System,” by well-known journalist and author T. R. Reid, is a comparison of taxation systems around globe. Using a similar style to his previous book on health care, “The Healing of America,” after visiting several European and Latin American countries and New Zealand, Reid explains in lay language, differences between how they deal with raising sufficient revenue to fund their government using methods that are seen as fair to their citizens.

The nearest meeting take place Saturday, April 21 at 9:30 a.m. at Brookdale Westland Meridian, 10695 W. 17th Ave., Lakewood.

For more information, call Lynne at 303-985-5128.