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 Jun 21 - 27, 2012 
Granted in Vain

News Feature

Granted in Vain

State turns down cash for the elderly and disabled

By Margaret Wright
Nursing homes can mean the loss of familiar comforts, routines, social connections and independence. So why was a plan to help increase the number of people moving into independent living situations axed by the state without warning?

Council Watch

No One Expects the Inquisition

By Carolyn Carlson
This week, Councilor Rey Garduño demands answers from Albuquerque’s police chief. Plus, the Council fails to take a stand against Citizens United.
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Ortiz y Pino

Dreaming Gets Real

By Jerry Ortiz y Pino

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Answer Me This

By Marisa Demarco
What do you know about last week?
Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

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


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EVENT HORIZON (Sunday, Oct 4)

Watch Those Teeth!


By Ty Bannerman
Join zookeepers and educators to learn all about crocodilian conservation efforts with hands-on discovery stations.
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EVENT HORIZON (Sunday, Oct 4)

Shop and Sip

Moonstone Sunday: A Curated Lifestyle Pop Up Shop

By Taylor Grabowsky
Each month various local small businesses, primarily lead by women, set up shop selling anything from terrariums and '60s dresses to the perfect red lipstick.

EVENT HORIZON (Thursday, Oct 8)

Red Planet Rising

Mars Fiesta

By Maggie Grimason
Visit the Space Science wing and revel in everything about Mars with hands-on activities for all ages and lots of Mars information and images to take home.
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