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 Aug 23 - 29, 2012 
Dark Money

Election 2012

Dark Money Outspends Super PACs

By Kim Barker, ProPublica
ProPublica’s investigative team found that two conservative nonprofits spent more than all the super PACs combined.

From the Foxhole

Potshots in the Temple

The making of an Army bigot

By Alex E. Limkin
The Alibi’s Army veteran columnist remembers life at Fort Bragg, where the man responsible for the Sikh temple shooting was also trained.

Council Watch

Fresh Eyes

By Carolyn Carlson
Albuquerque hires a new independent review officer and councilors consider big-box regulations.
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Answer Me This

By Marisa Demarco
1) Who slings blue rock in Albuquerque?
a. Your cousin
b. Bryan Cranston
c. Rebel Donut
d. The Candy Lady
e. Both C and D

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Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

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


The readers write.

EVENT HORIZON (Friday, Oct 9)

Ready. Aim. Fire! Squash?

20th Annual Punkin' Chunkin'

By Cerridwen Stucky
Punkin' Chunkin' is the traditional sport of hurling a pumpkin by mechanical means for distance and accuracy. Witness the power of pneumatic air cannons, catapults and more.
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EVENT HORIZON (Saturday, Oct 10)

History's Overlooked Spaces

Outhouses: Underrated Icons of New Mexico History

By Maggie Grimason
Learn about how outhouses were introduced to New Mexico, their essential role in communities across the state and their continued presence as historical artifacts.
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EVENT HORIZON (Saturday, Oct 17)

Blow the Kids' Minds

Playground Build Day

By Renée Chavez
Lend a hand to build a playground in just one day with local non-profit NewLife Homes. Food, drinks and music will be provided for registered participants.
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