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V.21 No.10 | 3/8/2012

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The Daily Word in Urban Outfitters, marshmallow vodka and BofA’s sneaky fees

By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Mar 1 2012 11:20 AM ]
In the news: Navajo Nation suing Urban Outfitters, Arizona public schools ban Bless Me Ultima, Jesus appears in a tortilla, FBI file, LGBT rights activist and a Christian Republican, Davy Jones, Recycling photos, fluffed marshmallow vodka, The Aquabats, Girls make beats, Han Solo in carbonite crayons, 50 worst baby names, Track down criminals, even sneakier fees, Yoga championships, the robot

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V.21 No.5 |

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The Daily Word in the Old Main, supergiant and Anonymous

By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Feb 2 2012 11:01 AM ]
In the news: combat mission in Afghanistan, Burqueños prison gang, chile market, Reies Lopez Tijerina, 1980 prison riot, adopted his 42-year-old girlfriend, Ron Paul, same-sex marriage, Komen yanked its funding from Planned Parenthood, Baratunde Thurston, we sold guns to cartels, cheerleader, supergiant, military mishandling of a soccer riot, regrets, Mike Kelley, Don Cornelius, Wislawa Szymborska, Angelo Dundee, Ian Abercrombie

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V.20 No.45 |

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The Daily Word in Penn State riots, UC Berkeley beatdown and the 90-foot-wave surver

By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Nov 10 2011 10:18 AM ]
In the news: Local credit unions, Navajos, N.M. rattlers, Perry, machine gun, 90-foot wave, ghost bike, trailer park, Marilyn Monroe, Caviar lipstick, clubs, Penn State students riot, West Africa, Ex-banker, "downer" animals, gold, The Leila texts

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V.20 No.42 | 10/20/2011

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Mayor Bloomberg evicting protesters?

By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Oct 13 2011 2:41 PM ]

You know, for park cleanup. Not for anything political or anything.

Occupy Wall Street demonstrators in Zuccotti Park have got to get out tomorrow morning. The billionaire mayor went to the park to deliver the news.

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V.20 No.41 | 10/13/2011

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Occupation, Interrupted

By Andrew Beale [ Mon Oct 10 2011 1:30 PM ]
Wall Street protesters removed from UNM campus for trying to stay overnight.

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V.20 No.40 | 10/6/2011
William Rodwell

Newscity

Burque Occupied

By Andrew Beale
The protest began at the U.S. Bank across from the mini APD substation in Nob Hill, but after police cars blocked the road, marchers decided to move so they would be more visible. Officers followed the demonstrators as they walked east from Dartmouth and blocked off every intersection they came to.

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Solar tubes on the roof of Downtown @ 700-2nd Street. They heat water for the complex, which offers apartments on a sliding scale of $0 to $500 monthly.
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com
Solar tubes on the roof of Downtown @ 700-2nd Street. They heat water for the complex, which offers apartments on a sliding scale of $0 to $500 monthly.

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Eco-friendly living for the working class

By Marisa Demarco [ Tue Oct 4 2011 11:59 AM ]

We got curious about one of the bonds on the ballot. (No, not No. 12, which handcuffs millions for the Paseo interchange to millions for a sportsplex.)

We were interested in “No. 10: Affordable Housing” that kicks $10 million to workforce housing, homes for working families and inexpensive rental properties for senior citizens.

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V.20 No.39 | 9/29/2011
One of 12 housing developments around the city that houses people on a fixed income.
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com

Fair Housing

Home and Garden

City cash creates eco-friendly living for the working class

By Carolyn Carlson
The Downtown @ 700-2nd complex is one of 12 paid for, in part, by the city’s Workforce Housing Trust Fund. They expand the housing choices for the city’s working class and those with disabilities.

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V.20 No.37 |

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The Daily Word in look-a-likes, female PMs and

Plus, a planet with two suns!

By Summer Olsson [ Fri Sep 16 2011 10:26 AM ]
In the news: female prime minister, Stud Finder, missing boy, cable guy exposes himself, Stanford genius hackers, China's buying up gold, tiny college in the Catskills, stay of execution, planet that is definitely orbiting two stars, atheism

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V.20 No.32 | 8/11/2011
The extremely photogenic Van Jones
The extremely photogenic Van Jones

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Jobs rally at Civic Plaza tonight

By Elise Kaplan, fearless intern [ Wed Aug 10 2011 3:02 PM ]

Unemployment, the economy and budget cuts can be boring topics, but once you start paying attention, they're scarier than that time you watched The Shining late at night, alone. Instead of cowering in fear of a federal ax hacking away at social programs, the American Dream Movement will rally at Civic Plaza today from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

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V.20 No.29 | 7/21/2011

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Burque in top 10 for green jobs growth

By Marisa Demarco [ Tue Jul 19 2011 3:32 PM ]

And here we thought all the eco-business was going to go the way of Martin Chavez-head bus decals when our former flashy mayor left his post to Richard Berry.

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V.20 No.23 | 6/9/2011

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The Daily Word: Brown haze, war on drugs, gluten free

By Marisa Demarco [ Thu Jun 2 2011 12:33 PM ]
In the news: smoke, buy his job, vehicular homicide charge, medical marijuana, Unemployment, says that’s baloney, Lady Gaga, Patriot Act, war on drugs, T-Pain, mutant E.coli, Nudism, gluten-free, vegan baked goods, scrub yourself

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V.20 No.14 | 4/7/2011
Brapola

Newscity

Take a Hike

Utility reps and public advocates trade blows on rate increase

By Sam Adams

PNM said it needed more cashnow. In the middle of a battle to raise prices overall, the electric company asked for part of that increase as soon as last week. But opponents stopped the measure in its tracks.

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V.19 No.48 | 12/2/2010
Lisa Huval, policy and advocacy director for the New Mexico Coalition to End Homelessness
Sergio Salvador salvadorphoto.com

News Feature

The Cost of Living

The affordable housing crisis in New Mexico

By Christie Chisholm

Michelle knew she was close to the edge, but she didn’t realize how close until her fiancé found himself out of work. He had been employed as an electrician on a construction site. When the project finished, he didn’t have another gig lined up. He searched, but two years ago during the height of recession phobia, no one was hiring. Suddenly Michelle’s waitressing income was the only thing supporting the two of them and her five girls, ages 4 months to 14 years old. A few months later, after falling behind on rent, they were evicted.

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