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 Jun 2 - 8, 2011 

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The Heroin Surge

As addiction climbs in Albuquerque, cartels are ready to deliver

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In 2008, the number of heroin-overdose deaths jumped—and the age of users dropped, according to the New Mexico Department of Health. "We know there is a significant increase in heroin sales in Albuquerque, but we just don't know how much is out there," says Capt. Matt Thomas of the Criminal Investigation Division in the Bernalillo Sheriff's Office. "We tend to see different trends in drug prevalence, where it went from cocaine to meth and now to heroin."

Serbian-American Aleksandar Kostich is rooting for Novak Djokovic, the No. 2 seed at the French Open.
Toby Smith

Sports

Tennis, Serbian Style

The rise of a tennis star and his Burque superfan

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For Aleks Kostich, a Serbian-American living in Albuquerque, the biggest war this week is taking place on the red-dirt courts at the French Open tennis championships. The No. 2 seed there in men’s singles is Novak Djokovic, a tall 24-year-old built like an arrow.

Miss Diagnosis

The Miracle of Treatment

Medicaid axes inpatient program for drug-addicted mothers

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The state's only residential substance abuse treatment clinic for pregnant women, Casita de Milagros, will be closing on July 1. During columnist Whitny Doyle’s time as a mother-baby nurse, she cared for many Milagro patients. She also cared for substance-abusing mothers whose addictions remained untreated.

Odds and Ends

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How to Make Love to a Woman: A Workshop for Men

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