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 Jun 15 - 21, 2006 
Synthia and Charles Lin stand with their youngest daughter, Tiffany, outside the Chinese Cultural Center.

Newscity

Black (Balloon) Friday

New PAC hopes their event will appeal to the next generation of progressives

By Simon McCormack

What’s that in the sky? It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s … a protest?

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Newscity

Day of the Beast

A primary election wrap-up

By John Bear

It was a day that will go down in history as having borne the mark, or at least the marketing, of the beast.

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News Bite

The World's First Cervical Cancer Vaccine

What you need to know

By Marisa Demarco

It was a big day for women's health care. On Thursday, June 8, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave the OK to the first vaccine to prevent most cervical cancers [Newscity, "The Path to a Cure," April 13-19]. Here are the basics:

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Punch Line

Service With a Smile? Good Luck

Musings on the self-serve economy

By Eric Griego

On a recent drive through Mexico, we stopped at a gas station, and a guy actually pumped our gas. It was downright scary. Like a time warp.

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Thin Line

By Marisa Demarco

Blog smack—Do you like to talk trash in a public forum without facing the possibility of legal repercussion? Welcome to the world of blogging. According to Shannon P. Duffy's June 2 article on law.com, a judge has ruled that bloggers can't be held accountable for libelous statements made as anonymous comments on their sites.

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Synthia and Charles Lin stand with their youngest daughter, Tiffany, outside the Chinese Cultural Center.
Christie Chisholm

News Feature

The Crematorium and the Cultural Center

A neighborhood dispute finds a resolution

By Christie Chisholm

Walking up to Charles and Synthia Lin’s place of business is like kneeling before an ancient Chinese temple—the lilting, three-story roof made entirely of concrete; the massive entrance guarded above by a writhing golden dragon; the two lions greeting patrons as they head toward that looming draconic door, which is open most of the year. Maybe it’s because, to the Lins, the Chinese Cultural Center is more than a place to earn a living; it’s a tangible model of Chinese philosophy, culture and tradition. And until last Friday, they feared it might all come to an end.

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Scott Rickson

Council Watch

Splat!

By Laura Sanchez

With the city suffering extreme drought conditions, on June 5 councilors quickly passed emergency fire restrictions on open burning or smoking in the city and bosque, fireworks in nonbarren areas, and certain motorized equipment in campgrounds, wildlands or bosque.

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Scott Rickson

Odds & Ends

By Devin D. O’Leary

Dateline: Ukraine—A Christian, apparently attempting to test his faith in God, threw himself to the lions last Sunday evening at the Kiev Zoo and was promptly mauled to death. Ukrainian TV channel NTN broadcast interviews with witnesses who said the man told them he believed God would not allow the lions to hurt him. According to Reuters, an official said, “The man shouted: ‘God will save me if he exists,’ lowered himself by a rope into the enclosure, took his shoes off and went up to the lions.” A lioness seized the man by his throat, severing his carotid artery and killing him instantly.

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Letters

This letter is written in response to James Abraham's letter in the June 8-14 issue of your rag in response to ending the train whistles due to the noise.

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The KiMo Account

The Counter Narrative: 90 Years

By Maggie Grimason
A panel of experts talk about the cultural vision that launched a fascinating history of the KiMo Theatre.
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The Long Con

UFOs: Physical Extraterrestrial or Paraphysical Interdimensional

By Joshua Lee
A discussion on how personal, physical observations vary in time and materialization.
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Get Ready to Pet All the Puppers

Woofstock Pet Expo and Adoption Festival

By Robin Babb
Featuring an agility course, vaccine and microchip clinic, nail trimming, pet care info booths, raffles and more.
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Space Junk

Pieces of Other Worlds: Samples from Across the Solar System

By Joshua Lee
Former Astromaterials Curator and Manager of the Astromaterials Acquisition and Curation Office at NASA Dr. Carlton Allen discusses scientific research of the formation and evolution of our solar system.
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