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V.23 No.22 | 5/29/2014
Royal Chicano Air Force silkscreened poster from 1976
Ricardo Favela

Culture Shock

Collective memory

Albuquerque artsworld wonders get their due in Culture Shock, from a poetic convergence to that pony you’ve always wanted.

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V.23 No.7 |

news

The Daily Word in Viagra for horses, unpaid premiums and flavored condoms

In the news: Google Doodle, big guns, Joel McHale, consumed by sorrow, If you don't pay your premiums, you don't keep your insurance, accused of phoning in a bomb threat, The mayor will announce the new police chief some time this morning, does Viagra help horses run faster?, flavored condoms

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V.22 No.16 |

news

The Daily Word in more minimum wage increases, horse murders and George R.R. Martin's new movie theater

In the news: George R.R. Martin just bought the Jean Cocteau theater in Santa Fe, one step closer to slaughtering horses, pass its own minimum wage increase, Because nobody's sick of that guy yet, Somehow, this is real, super mad at Lance Armstrong, Swedish llamas protect sheep from wolves, remember to look for a second source

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V.21 No.31 |

news

The Daily Word in Judo, Annan and Doctor Who

In the news: American blubber, horse slaughterhouse, kicked a suspect in the head a bunch of times, Kofi Annan, Bone marrow transplants, eats, totally nuts, Olympic rings, Olympic gymnast, one night stands, Judo, female musicians, series 7

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V.21 No.24 |

news

The Daily Word in Lara Croft, Game of Thrones and bacon sundaes

In the news: Egypt's high court, starving horses, Pay up, President Bush's head, shoot someone, Drake and Chris Brown, jail and prison contracts, The flavorful space between fresh and rotten, Tomb Raider reboot, committed suicide, Africa more, classiest drinking game ever, Meryl Streep, bacon sundae, folding pod on wheels

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V.21 No.21 |

news

The Daily Word in Ad-Rock, aliens vs. gods and working too hard

In the news: $17,000, Neil Armstrong, Ad-Rock, Who puts in the most hours, pork barrel projects, George Zimmerman, public massacres, pits of germs, no daily newspaper in New Orleans, Chicago's daily bought its weekly, cruelty, Egypt is voting for president, aliens from gods, Beautiful rot, ketchup

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V.21 No.20 | 5/17/2012

news

The Daily Word in equestrian milkshakes, copulating crabs, inebriated apes

In the news: fatally shot, not surprising, accused, Trash, gay marriage, released, Wi-Fi disabling wallpaper, Florida sucks, Texas also sucks, And why Germany doesn’t, horseshoe crab orgy, Pescatarian pink slime, South African apes, virgin, Robutts, Beastie Boys

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V.21 No.17 | 4/26/2012
A horse named Stretch just after he arrived at Four Corners Equine Rescue
Courtesy of Debbie Coburn
A horse named Stretch just after he arrived at Four Corners Equine Rescue

News

Help for horses

By now you’ve read the New York Times article on the ills of the horse-racing industry nationwide. The report spotlights New Mexico has having some of the worst rates of illegal drugging and injuries to steeds and jockeys alike. In this week’s news section, Christie Chisholm spotlights animal rights activists, who, in the aftermath of the exposé, are trying to help.

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A horse named Stretch just after he arrived at Four Corners Equine Rescue
Courtesy of Debbie Coburn

News Feature

Spurring Change

The aftermath of the NY Times horse-racing exposé

The thing that hooked Debbie Coburn into nonprofit horse care: a 50,000-horse-long pee line. That’s the odd name for a controversial practice. Coburn explains that pregnant mares excrete a hormone in their urine that can be readily absorbed by humans. “There are pharmaceutical companies who buy the urine from farmers who collect it,” she says. The companies extract the hormone from PMU (pregnant mare urine) and put it in hormone replacement therapy drugs.

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V.21 No.12 | 3/22/2012

dreams

Rowdy’s Dream Blog #243: There are horses with hats.

I am watching a parade. There are horses with hats and painted elephants. I think I see my sister-in-law and try to rewind the dream to make sure. Now there is an all-child marching band dressed in white shoes and red sequins. Somewhere a kid shouts "Peanuts!"

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V.21 No.13 |

news

The Daily Word in Earl Scruggs, Starbucks bugs and a billion stars

In the news: video of George Zimmerman, a hoodie on the House floor, CEO's, Housing Authority director, out of jail, crushed bugs, Earl Scruggs, an article, so weak they can't stand, health reform, billion stars, The pope and the Castros, Downton Arby's

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V.19 No.42 | 10/21/2010
Courtesy of Active 2030 Club

Mina's Dish

Pony Up for a Good Cause

Equestrian Cup Wine & Food Tasting

Ladies and gents, it’s time for the 22nd annual Equestrian Cup Wine & Food Tasting. Hosted by Albuquerque’s Active 2030 Club and Wells Fargo bank, this gala event will benefit the Children’s Safe House (run by All Faiths Receiving Home) and other children’s charities. In keeping with the spirit of the national Active 2030 Club, the Albuquerque chapter is dedicated to community service, particularly to provide financial and in-kind assistance to kids. Jason Deshayes, four-year member and president of the Albuquerque club for the past two years, tells me that this event is the highlight of the club’s activities and that it engages a broad cross-section of Duke City businesses.

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