Alibi V.20 No.6 • Feb 10-16, 2011 

Veterans' Affairs

Sunday by the Big Screen

As Christina Aguilera began to stumble through the national anthem before Sunday’s Super Bowl, nobody in the SCI stood up.

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Council Bite

Cold-Weather Friends

Praises were sung at the Monday, Feb. 7 Council meeting about the way city employees handled weather-related problems. Councilor Rey Garduño started the accolades, and others chimed in, thanking police officers, the fire department and street workers for keeping the city safe during some of the coldest February days in New Mexico’s recorded history.

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Ortiz y Pino

The Guv Who Cried Fiscal Calamity

Gov. Susana Martinez’ administration got started on the wrong foot.

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Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

Dateline: China—China’s government is embarrassed after it was caught demonstrating its latest military hardware through old clips of the Tom Cruise film Top Gun. Footage supposedly showing the new J-10 fighter knocking another jet out of the sky with an air-to-air missile was broadcast by state-sponsored China Central Television on Jan. 23. Internet observers quickly noticed similarities between the training exercise footage and the ’80s action flick. The Wall Street Journal published a side-by-side comparison between the two videos online. Sure enough, the images are identical. The footage has since been removed from the CCTV website and network officials are refusing to comment.

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Letters

Why are New Mexico citizens dependent on Texas for gas for heat? New Mexico citizens through their state own large gas and oil fields. We export a lot to other states. So why are we suffering shortages of heating gas and electricity in this crisis? What is going on? Is this like an Enron manipulated shortage?

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Healthy Planet, Healthy People

Quivira Coalition Annual Conference

Participants explore the myriad of work and social relationships that make for healthy people and a resilient planet, focusing on the role that ranchers and farmers play in cultivating them.
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Furry Best Friends Available

Home Fur Thanksgiving Pet Adoptions

Find your newest furry family member in time to share Thankgiving dinner and the holidays.
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For Young Pioneers

Peter and The Wolf

Musicians and alumni from the UNM's music department and local artists narrate the popular children’s tale. Sarita Sol González opens the show with original performance poetry.
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Measure Up

LEAP Into Science: Measure up

Kids learn what people used to measure before tape measures and explore non-standard measurement.
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