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V.25 No.12 | 3/24/2016
City Councilors Trudy E. Jones and Ken Sanchez strike a patriotic pose

Council Watch

Council Approves ART Funding

A majority of city leaders favor the new transit plan

By Carolyn Carlson
Burque city residents came out in force to let the Albuquerque City Council know what they thought about the proposed Albuquerque Rapid Transit bus route. In the end, the majority of Councilors gave a 7:2 thumbs up for the city to accept a “Small Starts” federal grant of $70 million.
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V.25 No.10 | 3/10/2016

Council Watch

Trucks, Buses, Trash and Cops

Council faces touchy subjects

By Carolyn Carlson
Council discusses APD's slow progress on complying with the DoJ consent decree, the Edith Transfer Station's zoning change, ABQ Rapid Transit, food trucks and Huning Highland breweries.
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V.25 No.8 | 2/25/2016
Council at work

Council Watch

Council Considers Group Hugs

Unanimous decisions fill session

By Carolyn Carlson
The City Council passed all debated items unanimously and then went into closed-door executive session to discuss pending litigation with PNM.
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V.25 No.6 | 2/11/2016
Albuquerque City Council meets

Council Watch

Council Considers Casitas, Comments and Ethnic Cleansing

All in a day’s work for busy officials

By Carolyn Carlson
Though City Councilors postponed many items, the meeting buzzed on for more than four hours.
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V.25 No.4 | 01/28/2016
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News

Trump Fails in Iowa

Clinton/Sanders Race Too Close To Call

The results are in.
V.25 No.4 | 1/28/2016

Council Watch

Council Considers DWI, Lady Lobos and the Bosque

By Carolyn Carlson
The City Council applauds the Felony DWI Court, loves Lobos and hears about APD recruitment difficulties.
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V.25 No.2 | 1/14/2016
Homelessness continues to be a problem

Council Watch

City Council Lite

Voting, electrical Lines, homelessness on agenda

By Carolyn Carlson
Gotta give some kudos to the council for the patience it takes at some meetings to listen to some citizen commenters.
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V.24 No.53 | 12/31/2015
Dr. James Ginger addresses the public about APD
City of Albuquerque

Council Watch

City Council Ends Year

Raises, DOJ, Downtown, TV and development on agenda

By Carolyn Carlson
Albuquerque City Councilors ended 2015 by approving a new senior housing project, polishing up Downtown and giving some well deserved raises at their Dec. 21 meeting.
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The Daily Word in Isis, Motorhead and Trump v. Jeb Bus

By Desiree Garcia [ Tue Dec 29 2015 11:45 AM ]
The Daily Word

U.S. coalition has taken out 10 Isis leaders.

Suicide bombing in Northern Pakistan has left many injured and killed.

The world says goodbye to Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister.

Raise your hand if you’ve ever felt personally victimized by Donald Trump. *Shifts eyes to Jeb Bush*

My only goal is to be as brave and badass as this local Albuquerque girl.

Dear Olive Garden, I can use $400 to buy endless amounts of alcohol for New Years Eve and probably 10 more New Years Eve parties that I’ll never remember instead of using it on one night I’ll never remember.

Sometimes the internet can be a great place. Check out this video of a Kendrick Lamar and Mario Kart mashup!

V.24 No.51 | 12/17/2015

The Daily Word in a cafe for cats, a lost Lobo player, and the Beatles

By Cerridwen Stucky [ Wed Dec 23 2015 11:03 AM ]
The Daily Word

As of tomorrow night Apple will no longer hold the monopoly on the Beatles.

An analysis of political branding in 2015.

Though Donald Trump is now leading republican polls, Huffington Post tells us why we may still have hope.

Bernie Sanders lays a sick burn on Donald Trump and that's all I wanted to happen.

Albuquerque will open it's first cat cafe in 2016!

The latest information on the Lobo football player killed last night.

Pat Davis
Courtesy of the Office of Pat Davis

Council Watch

Davis Takes His Seat

New councilor arrives and other business at the Dec. 9 meeting

By Carolyn Carlson
Pat Davis arrives, APD raises approved, breastfeeding legalized and more.
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V.24 No.50 | 12/10/2015

News

The Daily Word in real estate, fracking and affirmative action

By Peter Karlsen [ Sat Dec 12 2015 5:32 PM ]
The Daily Word

A Northeast Albuquerque area bicyclist has died after a hit-and-run last night. APD is looking for information.

Albuquerque Business First says that Fortune magazine claims Trulia real-estate data shows the Albuquerque metro area is the worst place to own a home. You heard it here fourth.

A mailman was shot at by another motorist for "giving him a bad look."

Everybody's favorite new method for extracting hydrocarbons, "fracking," may be coming to Rio Rancho.

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia made some pretty racist remarks regarding affirmative action. That's probably the greatest argument that could be made about institutionalized racism in our country and the need for affirmative action.

Malfunction

V.24 No.49 | 12/03/2015

The Daily Word in dragging Donald Trump, overhauling No Child Left Behind, and the trends of 2015

By Cerridwen Stucky [ Wed Dec 9 2015 12:01 PM ]
The Daily Word

Blue and Red agree for once on how much Trump sucks.

2015 was a strange year. People in the future will look back at these trends and think we were all freaking insane.

Powered exoskeletons may make wheelchairs obsolete and bring us into the future.

Apple overprices their battery case. Shocker.

Get clean for Christmas. A South valley clinic is offering free acupuncture detox treatment for the next couple of weeks.

A bill that would ban panhandling in certain places is on the agenda for Tuesday's City Council Meeting.

No Child Left Behind finally goes away. Hopefully its replacement is more helpful.

Photo series that follows Breaking Bad to show at the Albuquerque Museum.

V.24 No.48 | 11/26/2015
Rey Rogers

Council Watch

Goodbye, Rey

Councilor Garduño’s departure and other council business at the Nov. 16 meeting

By Carolyn Carlson
Rey Garduño says goodbye, Holly Holm gets her own month and more news from the last city council meeting.
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V.24 No.47 | 11/19/2015

News

The Daily Word in Republicans, dry-cleaning spills and Islamic State Fighters

By Peter Karlsen [ Sat Nov 21 2015 1:20 PM ]
The Daily Word

UNM is not alone with difficulties providing students resources to report sexual assault.

Growing Marijuana on tribal land is especially sticky—legally speaking.

The dry-cleaning chemical spill Downtown is large enough to warrant vapor testing in area homes.

Theocon Damon Linker continues to be increasingly alienated by his former conservative colleagues.

The Nation's Lydia Wilson interviews an imprisoned ISIS fighter.

I can be a doctor if I say I am.

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