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V.19 No.47 | 11/25/2010

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The Daily Word 11.24.10: Dead miners, new sea creature, U.S. heads to Korea, 100-proof turkey, John Travolta’s baby

In the news: All are presumed dead, “squid worm.”, world’s ugliest cat, “joint military exercises” off Korea, “100-proof turkey”, Tough times for Ireland, mouths off about college football, new book insults Betty Friedan, best quarter ever, buying $40,000 cell phones and renting dwarves for their parties, having another baby, homemade Blue Man Group instrument thingy

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V.19 No.45 | 11/11/2010
Lt. Col. Steve Loomis (second from right) stands with his platoon in Vietnam in 1970.
Courtesy of Steve Loomis

News Feature

Army Strong

A gay soldier's life of service

Lt. Col. Steve Loomis was discharged from the military in 1997, five days before he was eligible for retirement. He'd been in the Army on active duty for almost 20 years and in the Reserve for another 10.

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The color guard of American Veterans for Equal Rights marched in Albuquerque’s Veterans Day Parade for the first time in 2009.
Courtesy of Steve Loomis

Feature: Schedule

Veterans Day Events

Thursday, November 11

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V.19 No.24 | 6/17/2010
Jeff Drew

News

N.M.’s Congressmen on Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

For 17 years, openly gay, lesbian or bisexual men and women have been barred from serving in the military. On Thursday, May 27, the House of Representatives passed a defense bill that included a repeal of that policy. The Senate Armed Services Committee followed suit the same day.

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V.19 No.23 | 6/10/2010
Jeff Drew

Talking Points

Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

It's been in effect for 17 years. Openly gay, lesbian or bisexual men and women can't serve in the armed forces. Specifically, they’re barred from showing a tendency toward homosexual acts. The policy also prevents the military from rooting out those hiding their sexual preferences. Still, estimates suggest as many as 13,000 people have been discharged, and thousands more decided not to re-enlist because of the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy.

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V.19 No.3 | 1/21/2010
Terminal Hanger concept, Spaceport America, New Mexico.
Terminal Hanger concept, Spaceport America, New Mexico.

NM Blogosphere Roundup: Virgin Galactic, our local spaceport, Bible references etched on US troop rifles, local comics

In Sir Richard Branson's new National Geographic reality tv show Virgin Galatic, as Sindicator points out, Spaceport America ("the world’s first and only civilian space exploration site") is located in southern New Mexico.

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Tomorrow's Events

A reading and signing with writer Erika T. Wurth.

Corrales Growers' Market at Corrales Growers' Market

Jazz Brasileiro • bossa nova at Tony Hillerman Library

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