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V.26 No.21 | 5/25/2017
Albuquerque City Council

Council Watch

The Budget and Tapia

Council manages many municipal issues

By Carolyn Carlson
Sprinkle some money here; toss a little over there. Albuquerque City Councilors cultivated a $531.4 million city operating budget during a five-hour regular meeting May 15.
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V.26 No.18 | 5/4/2017
Taser

Council Watch

Al Hurricane, Taser and TIDDs

Council considers quality concerns

By Carolyn Carlson
Taser International (now named Axon) awarded new contract, Lower Petrogylphs TIDD approved and public warned of hepatitis C.
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V.26 No.15 | 4/13/2017
City Council

Council Watch

Solidarity, Justice and Ted Gallegos

Council considers local issues

By Carolyn Carlson
Council acknowledges Sikh contributions, get schooled in love by The Don, considers buying La Cuentista properties and prepares for Nob Hill sidewalks.

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V.26 No.13 | 3/30/2017

Council Watch

Planning, Narcan and Petie Gibson

Council addresses a variety of civic issues

By Carolyn Carlson
Council hears about integrated development ordinance, sets APD naloxone time frame and calls for a study on merging city and county public safety departments.
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V.26 No.12 | 03/23/2017

The Daily Word in the Downfall of the US, Fighting at Children's Basketball Games and RuPaul's Drag Race

By Rini Grammer [ Wed Mar 29 2017 12:01 PM ]
The Daily Word

Let's talk about RuPaul's Drag Race's (low-key) transphobic history.

What would you do for 5 million dollars?

A message from the future: No more staggered time-delays during the Olympics in the US.

Teaching kids good sportsmanship by getting into a fist fight after yelling rude comments to children is why we can't have nice things.

Are we past the point of protecting the US from its downfall?

A brief look into everyone who's involved in the Trump-Russian Scandal.

As the UK withdraws from the EU, Scotland is making moves to exit, as well.

Now that the Clean Power Plan has been reversed, will the US still be able to achieve the goals set at the Paris Agreement? In short: Hell no.

V.26 No.11 | 3/16/2017

Council Watch

Planning, Gender Equality and Forensics

Council meeting productive, progressive

By Carolyn Carlson
Neighborhoods want more time to weigh in on ABC to Z project, Pay Equity Initiative seeks better pay equity, Council wants new rape kits processed within 3 months and Nob Hill sidewalks are envied.
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V.26 No.9 | 03/02/2017

The Daily Word in Politics and Technology

By Taylor Grabowsky [ Thu Mar 2 2017 1:13 PM ]
The Daily Word

Sessions and Russia sitting in a tree. Attorney General Jeff Sessions lied under oath about meeting with a Russian Ambassador.

French presidential candidate and leader of the far-right, Marine Le Pen, could face jail time and a large fine for tweeting a violent image.

UNM is working on a 3D bio printer that could eventually print out material to use for bone and human tissue.

V.26 No.9 | 3/2/2017
Trudy Jones roundup

Council Watch

Council Reiterates Immigrant-Friendly Stance

Overflowing crowd cheers city policy

By Carolyn Carlson
City resources denied to feds, boards appointed, capital projects set up for funding and decibel threshold lowered.
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V.26 No.8 | 02/23/2017

The Daily Word in the State of the Union, Russia and Congress

By Megan Reneau [ Wed Mar 1 2017 11:48 AM ]
The Daily Word

A man who recently took hostage and car-jacked hikers at the La Luz trail was arrested in Kan.

A woman had acid thrown in her face Monday night, that's the fifth recorded acid attack in Berlin, Germany since Dec.

A summation of the presidents of the HBCU reaction to meeting with Trump: Photo Op!

How accurate was Trump's first address to Congress?

Undoing all of the progress achieved in the last eight years is just beginning.

Wanna see a bot fight? Head over to Wikipedia.

A Russian airstrike hit US allies by “mistake.”

An emotional moment during the State of Nation speech could backfire for the Trump administration.

V.26 No.6 | 2/9/2017
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Michael Vadon

Council Watch

Albuquerque is Immigrants

Council considers sanctuary, law enforcement, low-income housing

By Carolyn Carlson
The latest Council meeting focused on the status of immigrants in the Duke City.
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V.26 No.5 | 02/02/2017

Event Horizon

We Need To Talk

Sunday, Feb 5: The Albuquerque Forum on Faith and Politics: An Interfaith Conversation

[ Sat Feb 4 2017 11:00 AM ]
Conversations cover topics of immigration, global climate change, the future of health care and public education.
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V.26 No.5 | 2/2/2017

Fight!

Not The End Of The World

Resistance means feeling pretty psyched

By Carolyn Carlson
People all over the country and in Albuquerque are organizing a chain of resistance movements to counter backwards-looking developments.
V.26 No.4 | 1/26/2017
crystal ball

Council Watch

A Comprehensive Plan

Council meeting focuses on metro area’s future

By Carolyn Carlson
Residents up in arms over Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Comprehensive Plan process, timeline and inclusiveness.
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V.26 No.2 | 01/12/2017

Event Horizon

Rebel Grrls

Saturday, Jan 21: Women's March on Washington

By Megan Reneau [ Fri Jan 20 2017 11:00 AM ]
Join the many unique cultural groups across New Mexico in an inclusive dialogue to become more educated about how to take positive and peaceful action to exercise your constitutional rights.
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V.26 No.3 | 1/19/2017
Money, money, money and marijuana at the Legislature

New Mexico News

What to Expect

Money, money, money and marijuana at the Legislature

By NM Political Report
This year’s 60 day New Mexico legislative session will focus on economic issues, more economic issues and la grifa, tambien.
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