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 Oct 4 - 10, 2012 

News Feature

The Specter of Voter Fraud

Despite low numbers of New Mexicans registering to vote, the secretary of state's attention is elsewhere

By Margaret Wright
Despite low numbers of New Mexicans registering to vote, the secretary of state's attention is elsewhere.
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First Responders

Study says AFD needs more staff and more gear to answer calls quickly

By Carolyn Carlson
Two studies came out last month. One looks at ways to save the city money, the other posits things are spread to thin at the Albuquerque Fire Department.
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Ortiz y Pino

The Right is Lying About Obamacare

By Jerry Ortiz y Pino
One of the most puzzling aspects of the election for Jerry Ortiz y Pino is the way Republican candidates and conservative super PACs are deliberately painting our Affordable Care Act as a boogeyman.
Make sure your answer to this question in November isn’t a shameful: Oh ... I forgot to sign up ...

Election 2012

Get Registered

By Margaret Wright
The last day to register to vote in the 2012 general election is Tuesday, Oct. 9.

Council Watch

Coming Out, Touching Down

By Carolyn Carlson
Citizens show up to Council chambers to talk National Coming Out Day. Councilor Michael Cook wants to make it easier for balloons to land around the city.
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Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

By Devin D. O’Leary
Funny because it happens to someone else.

Letters

The readers write.
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For Young Pioneers

Peter and The Wolf

By August March
Musicians and alumni from the UNM's music department and local artists narrate the popular children’s tale. Sarita Sol González opens the show with original performance poetry.
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Measure Up

LEAP Into Science: Measure up

By Joshua Lee
Kids learn what people used to measure before tape measures and explore non-standard measurement.
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Strolling Through Holiday Traditions

Old Town Holiday Stroll

By Robin Babb
Enjoy live entertainment, the traditional lighting of the Old Town Christmas tree as well as discounts and specials offered by local businesses, restaurants and museums.
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Hawkish Holidays

Holiday Wild

By Maggie Grimason
See live falcons, hawks and owls, browse arts and crafts that are for sale, enjoy a raffle and kids activities.
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Hit the Snooze Button

I Dreamed I Was a Dog

By Joshua Lee
Award-winning New Mexico author and artist Joel Nakamura reads from his new illustrated children's book following the dream world of a boy.
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