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 May 31 - Jun 6, 2012 
History in the Houses

Newscity

History in the Houses

Downtown sector plan aims to preserve Albuquerque’s beginnings

By Carolyn Carlson
Preserving the past within neighborhoods is what residents had in mind when they started asking the city to take a critical look at their sector plan. The proposed 2012 revision has been in the works for years.
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Chuck Hosking prepares to ride to Kirtland Air Force Base.
Rebecca Belletto

From the Foxhole

Preach the Gospel Always

If necessary, use words

By Alex E. Limkin
Chuck Hosking is an American marvel, as close to a homegrown prophet as you’re likely to come across.

Ask a Mexican!

By Gustavo Arellano

Dear Mexican: Why can’t the United States and Mexico agree on one name for the Rio Bravo-Grande river? And I don’t understand why the Americans lo dice in español?

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Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

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

Letters

The readers write.
Al Park

Election News

What’s in the Mud?

By Marisa Demarco

Public Regulation Commission candidate Al Park is a member of a three-lawyer firm that contracts with the state to handle risk management cases.

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EVENT HORIZON (Saturday, Dec 3)

Twinkle, Twinkle, Albuquerque Stars

Twinkle Light Parade

By Desiree Garcia
Kick off the holiday season with dozens of festive floats, dancers, car clubs, animals, marching bands and more.
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EVENT HORIZON (Saturday, Dec 3)

Run, Santa, Run

Santa Shuffle and Elf Scoot

By Joshua Lee
Watch runners complete a 5K or walk a 1K in a Santa costume.
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EVENT HORIZON (Saturday, Dec 3)

The Other Rio Grande

River of Lights

Enjoy the magic of millions of twinkling lights and dazzling holiday displays at New Mexico's largest walk-through light show.
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Nelson Mandela and George W. Bush, 2005
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EVENT HORIZON (Sunday, Dec 4)

Armed with Knowledge

Third Annual Nelson Mandela Commemoration

By August March
Learn more about the life and ideals of the South African patriot and president who changed the world.
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EVENT HORIZON (Wednesday, Dec 7)

Second Star to the Right

Stargazing Night

By Megan Reneau
Peer through telescopes at the dark winter sky. Learn about stars, constellations and other night sky objects with astronomers from the Albuquerque Astronomical Society.
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EVENT HORIZON (Saturday, Dec 10)

Starlight in a Paper Bag

Eleventh Annual South Valley Acequia of Lights

By Renée Chavez
Stroll along the enchanting luminaria-lit Atrisco Acequia under the stars.
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