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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.
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?
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?
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?
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

Making Sausage: Criminal justice reform may still be in the cards for New Mexico

Ortiz y Pino: Medicaid needs overhaul, not amputation

Odds & Ends: Mayor’s ex-wife gets a birthday boulder; one plucky, popular parrot; a week on a flagpole; police search house for missing remote

Letters: Offending sex offenders; immigrants ruin America; Israeli apartheid; haiku gets lost in translation; if you don’t like “Breaking Bad,” change the channel

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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?

Indoor surfing? Knot those shorts tight.

The Radford Files: Lost in the badlands

Council Watch: City Council discuss heroin’s toll in Albuquerque

Odds & Ends: Attack of jealousy, that spark, hunt for fare-skipper, pink pistol penis shot

Letters: Student loans, subsidies, poverty and obesity

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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

Miss Diagnosis: Free birth control and other big bonuses

Answer Me This: Tracking Burque, drunk mayor, tornado, mesa murders

Odds & Ends: Nuclear kitchen meltdown, no Kit-Kat for fishes, doll rescue, don’t sleep in the road, Batman’s helper

Letters: Boo El Machete, tiny toons, “Breaking Bad” makes us look bad, parents raise fat kids, game of thrones, the credit downgrade hurts

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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

City Council asks the feds to probe APD

Answer Me This: The week in trash, swimming, Arizona and marriage

Travelog: A damn Grand Canyon

Odds & Ends: Dog poop = gold, wine in the docks, playing favorites ... with a gun, truck testicles

Letters: Crap food and obesity, American fascism, Christian terrorism, goodbye Newsland, love for the ages

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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

Love in the pro wrestling ring

Council Bite: Inspector could investigate Darren White

Ask Kat Curious: Am I being weird? Or is it women?

Odds & Ends: Meat lawsuit; fake arrest turns real; no candidates for mayor; a tea bottle between neighbors

Letters: How the U.S. spends money, your dogs are gross, steampunk writers, bad driving is bad driving

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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

Council Bite: The Darren White Probe

Odds & Ends: Pushing the boss’ car; the Netherlands’ worst driver; no clapping in public; Casey Anthony’s knight; punches for compliments

Letters: City cuts = reckless driving, Alibi in “Breaking Bad,” TED’s excellent adventure

Ask Kat Curious: Someone’s husband hit on me. Should I tattle?

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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

Baseball: Making claim to a foul ball is seldom easy

Kaaa-ching: Holding back the tide of big money in New Mexico politics

Odds & Ends: Bomb bell, suitcase escape, inmating, helmets R stoopit

Letters: We are really the worst, film losses, rock rock rock, fake guide

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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

Detainees in New Mexico beg to be deported through safe territory

Travelog: A staycation in Los Ranchos

Odds & Ends: Is there a doctor in the house?, lego car, Snickers in the gas tank

Letters: Gessing responds, Schrader on cigarettes, let me in the Bosque, homeless children

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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 mind—and cage—of the guy with the golf ball target on his back.

Wolf vs. State: Guv-appointed commission yanks New Mexico’s support for wolf reintroduction

Ortiz y Pino: debates global warming skeptic Pat Michaels

Police on Police: Law enforcement think tank weighs in on APD’s shootings

Odds & Ends: Penis piercing; denture theft; Amish sexting; drive-through pass-out

Letters: Rail Runner, tax the rich, dating in the 505, prostitution ring

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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

Council Watch: APD shootings, fire code, red-light cameras

Answer Me This: The smeller, Gary Johnson, Rail Runner, stunning

Ask Kat Curious: Dating in your forties

Odds & Ends: Poisoned cookies, ancient feces, shot it off, assault with weasel

Letters: Rail Runner, sardines, Afghanistan, Aztec Motel

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