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The Daily Word in methane craters, an officer-involved shooting and the Central Avenue underpass flood problem

A BernCo sheriff's deputy shot a man who rammed his patrol car and trapped the deputy inside.

A city councilman introduced a controversial proposal that would substantially reduce marijuana possession penalties.

The remains of a missing hiker were recovered from the Santa Fe forest.

The city may finally do something about the lake that forms in the Central Avenue underpass when it rains heavily.

An Afghan soldier killed an American General, the highest ranking US service member to die in conflict since Vietnam.

There's intense fighting in Ukraine.

Guardians of the Galaxy's James Gunn once made some funny porn spoofs.

Media giant Gannett is splitting its newspaper and broadcast/digital divisions in order to make the lackluster print portion debt-free. And then, presumably, they'll throw it into a black hole so that it remains debt-free. Forever.

Huge methane gas releases caused by global warming appear to be causing the mysterious Siberian craters.

Here are some of the scant details on the Ebola "cure" administered to two American aid workers.

Check out the Disobedient Objects in the Victoria and Albert Museum.

V.22 No.28 | 7/11/2013
Handmade buttons made by the Women's Button Cooperative of Sefrou, Morocco
courtesy of the artist

Art Preview

Marketplace of Ideas

Women win at International Folk Art Market

Over 190 artists from 60 countries converge on Santa Fe this weekendand their good work has international implications.
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V.21 No.22 | 5/31/2012
Chuck Hosking prepares to ride to Kirtland Air Force Base.
Rebecca Belletto

From the Foxhole

Preach the Gospel Always

If necessary, use words

Chuck Hosking is an American marvel, as close to a homegrown prophet as you’re likely to come across.

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Soldiers planting seeds

Deryle Perryman (left) and Moisés González
Moisés González
Deryle Perryman (left) and Moisés González

In this week’s From the Foxhole column, Iraq War veteran Alex Limkin writes of his surprise in learning that older vets are returning to Vietnam to right wrongs: They’re replanting the jungle, disarming bombs, and building houses along the Mekong.

“Soldiers are always trying to make peace with themselves, with their conscience,” Limkin writes. Over the course of the Vietnam War, about 13 percent of the country’s population was killed.

Local filmmakers Moisés González and Deryle Perryman would like to document the efforts of the Vietnam veterans. They’re using Kickstarter to gather the funding. They’ve attained more than $18,000 of their $25,000 goal. If they don’t pull in the full amount over the next four days, they’ll get none of the cash, because that’s how Kickstarter works. Donate here.

“We find ourselves today embroiled in a constant state of war,” González writes on the Kickstarter page. “It's easy to talk about these matters in academic terms, to spout opinions, make political points, but the reality is manifested in young men (and now young women) who carry the war with them for the rest of their lives.”

V.21 No.14 | 4/5/2012
Deryle Perryman (left) and Moisés González
Moisés González

From the Foxhole

Same Same, But Different

Returning to Vietnam

Veterans return to Vietnam to right wrongs and find peace.

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V.19 No.37 | 9/16/2010

Bear With Me

I Left My Wallet in Ad Duluiyah

My brother did one tour in the land of the two rivers. He came back with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and a brain injury, all in the name of ... nothing.

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The Daily Word 04.30.10: Vietnam War, Arizona, Frau Blucher

Giant oil slick has reached the Gulf Coast. No more offshore drilling for now.

The latest in lawsuits and boycotts directed at Arizona's pinche immigration law.

It's the 35th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War. In Vietnam, they're marking it. Not so much in U.S., and that's a shame. Here are some images from the conflict.

Here's what the crazy wind did yesterday.

It's No Phone Day. Don't drive and mess around with your phone, jerks.

British stage play about Enron, called Enron, features raptors, Star Wars, song.

Fire in Boston subway.

This is how restaurants get you to leave.

Signs of Ireland's burst bubble: one in five homes is unoccupied.

It's Cloris Leachman's birthday! Yes!

Today's Events

Corrales Growers' Market at Corrales Growers' Market

Fresh, locally grown food and fantastic local music.

Cine de la Epoca de Oro: Pueblerina at South Broadway Cultural Center

The Avett Brothers • indie, folk at Santa Fe Opera

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