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V.21 No.42 | 10/18/2012

Gene Grant

Around and Around

In defense of the Candelaria roundabout

By Gene Grant
The intersection sees 300 percent more accidents with pedestrians than the rest of the city, equivalent to the San Mateo and Montgomery intersection. That is just startling for an area that rightfully prides itself on a mellow pace of life.

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V.21 No.35 | 8/30/2012

Gene Grant

Abroad in New Mexico

By Gene Grant
International students bring culture and cash to the places they visit. How can we attract them to the Land of Enchantment?

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V.21 No.27 | 7/5/2012

Gene Grant

Downtown Action

How do we make it go?

By Gene Grant
A decade ago, Albuquerque was ranked No. 1 as having potential for a creative economy. Urban density was a key component. So how’s it going?

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V.21 No.18 | 5/3/2012

Gene Grant

Tourism Ads Don’t Ring “True”

By Gene Grant
The latest round of commercials from the Department of Tourism has been out for a couple of weeks. What are we to make of the results?

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V.20 No.39 | 9/29/2011

Gene Grant

More Voices, Louder Voices

By Gene Grant
Let's look back at the highly publicized detainment of photographer Adolphe Pierre-Louis, who ended up in cuffs, on his knees for 30 minutes, on the side of I-40 for all the world to witness.

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V.20 No.34 | 8/25/2011
Adrien Lawyer performs with A Band Named Sue at a 2010 fundraiser for the Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico.
D'asha Stephens
Adrien Lawyer performs with A Band Named Sue at a 2010 fundraiser for the Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico.

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This Week's News & Opinion: transgender rights, criminal justice reform, Medicaid, “Breaking Bad”

News Profile: Transgender rights have been neglected, Adrien Lawyer says

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V.20 No.33 | 8/18/2011
Instructor Nick Hernandez shows the author how it’s done.
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com
Instructor Nick Hernandez shows the author how it’s done.

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This Week's News & Opinion: APD’s murkiness, indoor surfing, Badlands mystery, heroin problems

Can APD beat its rap?

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V.20 No.32 | 8/11/2011
Jake Foreman (fifth from left) and students from the Native American Community Academy
Elise Kaplan
Jake Foreman (fifth from left) and students from the Native American Community Academy

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This Week's News & Opinion: youth group’s hardcore biking, free birth control, drunk mayor

Native youth group bikes 200 miles on the Trail of the Ancients

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V.20 No.31 | 8/4/2011
Midwives Melanie Yanke (left) and Abigail Lanin Eaves run Dar a Luz Birth & Health Center in the North Valley.
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com
Midwives Melanie Yanke (left) and Abigail Lanin Eaves run Dar a Luz Birth & Health Center in the North Valley.

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This Week's News & Opinion: An alternative oasis for expectant mothers, council asks feds to probe APD

News Profile: Where babies come from

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V.20 No.30 | 7/28/2011
Newsland owner Roger Walsh
Elise Kaplan
Newsland owner Roger Walsh

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This Week's News & Opinion: goodbye Newsland, wrestling love, inspector vs. Darren White

Newsland closes the book

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V.20 No.29 | 7/21/2011
U.S. Boat to Gaza

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This Week's News & Opinion: NM activists go to Gaza, Darren White, Casey Anthony’s knight

Freedom Flotilla II: New Mexico activists join 22-country protest fleet to Gaza

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V.20 No.28 | 7/14/2011
The Vehicle Assembly Building where the shuttle was prepared for launch
Natalie Willoughby
The Vehicle Assembly Building where the shuttle was prepared for launch

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This Week's News & Opinion: last shuttle update, claiming a foul ball, big money in NM politics

The Last Shuttle: A report from the Kennedy Space Center

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V.20 No.27 | 7/7/2011
The helicopter used by wildland firefighter Jessica Hall’s team, Sandia Helitack. Behind the chopper, the Monument Fire burns.
Jessica Hall
The helicopter used by wildland firefighter Jessica Hall’s team, Sandia Helitack. Behind the chopper, the Monument Fire burns.

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This Week's News & Opinion: firefighters’ struggles, detainees ask to be deported, chilling in Los Ranchos

Flame Wars: A year in firefighting unlike any other

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V.20 No.26 | 6/30/2011
Jim Dunn at work at UNM's Championship Golf Course
Toby Smith
Jim Dunn at work at UNM's Championship Golf Course

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This Week's News & Opinion: Take a walk in the cleated shoes of a golf course range picker, why the the state is nixing endangered wolf reintroduction, global warming skeptic, APD’s shooting spree

Range War: A day in the life of a picker: An uncomfortably close look into the mindand cageof the guy with the golf ball target on his back.

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V.20 No.25 | 6/23/2011
Jim Dunn inside the picker cage.
Toby Smith
Jim Dunn inside the picker cage.

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This Week's News & Opinion: $1 million for wrong accusation, APD shootings, Gary Johnson, Rail Runner

Justice at a Price: City writes $1 million check to magazine salesman accused of murder

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