Jan 20 - 26, 2011 

Julia Minamata

News Feature

Guv Sued Over Eco Rules

Martinez halts dairy and greenhouse gas regulations

By Christie Chisholm

One of Gov. Susana Martinez’ first actions after being sworn into office on Jan. 1 was to start a controversy.

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Gene Grant

Baby Kissing and Crocodile Tears

By Gene Grant

Now that Gov. Susana Martinez has offered her first State of the State address and laid down a number of markers on her policy approach, a question remains: What do we have on our hands here to judge the moral compass of Susana Martinez?

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Odds & Ends

By Devin D. O’Leary

Dateline: Canada—Police in Ontario have announced who they call their dumbest crook of 2010. According to the Chatham-Kent Police Service in southwestern Ontario, there was a home burglary late last year and police appealed for the public’s help in identifying the thief. After local media published details of the crime, Constable Michael Pearce says he reported to work and found a voicemail from a man who was upset the report wasn’t detailed enough. The unidentified man went on to say that he had stolen way more stuff than was listed and hadn’t done it alone, either. He then listed the names of two friends who helped out. “He provided a recorded confession, hurting all their chances at trial,” Pearce told the QMI news agency.

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Letters

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