Mar 17 - 23, 2011 

Washington
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Environment

The Drain Game

Is a company trying to suck up our water and sell it back to us?

By Christie Chisholm

Maybe you’ve never heard of Datil, N.M. It’s just a tiny town in Catron Country, a two-and-a-half-hour drive southwest of Albuquerque. Besides the pretty scenery, it’s generally unremarkable. But for the last three years, it’s played host to a furious debate on water rights.

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Making Sausage

By Marisa Demarco
Like sands through the hourglass, so are the days of the 2011 legislative session. It’s slated to adjourn on Saturday, March 19, at noon. The brunt of the work usually happens during the last hours, and lawmakers debate well into the final nights. Here’s what’s happened so far.

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rage

Ortiz y Pino

License to Rage

By Jerry Ortiz y Pino

Gov. Susana Martinez is pumping up public outrage over the driver's license issue. It's like watching a prosecutor work a jury with an emotional closing argument.

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Odds & Ends

By Devin D. O’Leary
Funny because it happens to someone else.

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Letters

The readers write.

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