Answer Me This
Where’s your red-light camera money going? The federal dollars the state doesn’t want. This week in Spaceport America. Plus, A 14-year-old girl gets sent to the slammer.
1) What did the City Council decide to do with the $5.1 million collected in red-light camera fines?
a. Put it in an account to improve the city’s animal shelters.
b. Divert it to a separate fund so councilors can keep a better eye on the city's spending.
c. Give it back to the people who paid the fines.
d. Buy a panda for the zoo.
2) New Mexico's Health Department won't apply for federal money going to:
a. Medical marijuana
b. Stem cell research
c. Abstinence-only education
d. Ebola research
3) What happened at Spaceport America in New Mexico last week?
a. A top-secret rocket was launched.
c. Even more money was thrown at the ridiculous project.
d. Gov. Richardson piloted a starship pulling a banner that said "Bill for President."
4) A 14-year-old Albuquerque girl was jailed for five days because:
a. She stole an Xbox.
b. She lit a "dumb" statue on fire at her high school.
c. She stole a car and drove it all over the mesa until she ran out of gas.
d. She refused to testify in her own rape case.