Answer Me This
The news just keeps on coming. Some days you pay attention. Some days you don't. Look here in every Alibi to refresh your memory about what's going on in your community. Don't worry if you don't know all the answers—there's a cheat sheet at the end.
1) Who did Santa Fe police call after discovering a 100-pound cougar had broken into a Plaza jewelry store at about 1 a.m. Saturday morning?
a. Zoologists from the Rio Grande Zoo
b. The Albuquerque Police Department
c. The Department of Game and Fish
d. Mayor Martin Chavez, who tried to heal his relationship with the cougar by offering it lunch.
2) Sixteen-hundred members of New Mexico's National Guard will be in Iraq by 2010. This makes up what percentage of the state's Guard?
a. 25 percent
b. 50 percent
c. 15 percent
d. 75 percent
3) The state Attorney General's office issued an opinion on the Department of Health's new medical marijuana program. It said:
a. Department of Health employees could face federal prosecution for implementing the new law.
b. Patients and employees alike are protected because of the way cases have played out in other parts of the country.
c. Law enforcement should begin actively seeking patients using medical marijuana and turning them over to the feds.
d. Marijuana can be prescribed, but the state shouldn't concern itself with distribution.
4) The city of Albuquerque owes how many employees in back pay after miscalculating overtime for those covered by union contracts?
a. About 200
b. 50 or so
d. Almost 800