Alibi V.23 No.51 • Dec 18-24, 2014 

Crib Notes

Crib Notes: Dec. 18, 2014

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1) What type of grant did the City of Albuquerque recently receive from a noted charitable organization?

a) An “Innovation Team” grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies

b) A “spice” exploration and mining grant from CHOAM

c) A nuclear weapons management grant from the US Air Force

d) A surplus military gear purchase grant from Homeland Security

2) Last Sunday, an APD officer _________________________.

a) Bought a dozen donuts and ate them all

b) Accidentally discharged his firearm, wounding an innocent bystander

c) Renounced violence and sought refuge in a local Sangha

d) Dressed up in his favorite military gear and paraded around the house

3) Which local construction project was recently (and gratefully) completed?

a) The illustrious pyramids near Downtown

b) Spaceport Albuquerque

c) The LexCorp Towers

d) The I-25/Paseo del Norte interchange

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4) A local poet felt pressured to resign from her teaching job at a Rio Rancho high school after a student complained about a piece of fiction written by another student. The story concerned ________________________.

a) Jesus and tequila

b) Jesus and marijuana

c) Jesus and Buddha

d) Jesus, Mary and Joseph

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5) In order to attract more citizens to downtown Albuquerque, the city is planning to ________________________.

a) Hire violent bouncers to work in downtown clubs

b) Provide free parking 24/7

c) Build an ice rink

d) Allow tours of the time travel devices hidden along Route 66

Answers:

1) A. The City received the $1.2 million grant to address issues like job growth.

2) B. The gun accidentally went off while the APD officer was investigating a break-in at a local apartment complex.

3) D. The $93 million highway project, which began in October 2013, was finally completed this past week .

4) B. Katrina Guarascio faced administrative leave and was told that “she could either resign or write a plan describing how she would become more professional in the classroom.” She chose the former.

5) C. The City is building a temporary ice rink that features artificial ice.