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 Mar 31 - Apr 6, 2011 
Prison or Processing Center?

Talking Points

Prison or Processing Center?

An immigrant detention facility in southern New Mexico faces sharp criticism from the ACLU

By Marisa Demarco

In the remote area southeast of Las Cruces lies an unincorporated region called Chaparral. About 15,000 people live scattered throughout, according to the 2010 census.

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Ortiz y Pino

A Swing and a Miss

By Jerry Ortiz y Pino

Just before the conclusion of the Legislature, I suggested to a television reporter that if Gov. Susana Martinez ever had an agenda for the session, it wasn’t apparent to me.

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Mesa del Sol 2008

Real Estate

Mesa del Sol Breaks Ground

By Christie Chisholm

Albuquerque may finally be coming out of its recession. That’s the belief of Forest City Covington, LLC, the force behind mega housing project Mesa del Sol. After a three-year delay in building the first phase, the company's finally broken ground.

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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.

EVENT HORIZON (Friday, Sep 30)

Got Minerals?

Fall Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show

By Megan Reneau
Browse gemstones, mineral specimens, rough rock, slabs, jewelry, beads, cabochons, fossils, tools and equipment.
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EVENT HORIZON (Friday, Sep 30)

OPA!

Grecian Festival

By Desiree Garcia
Taste authentic Greek cuisine, watch dancers streaming by in colorful costumes, enjoy browsing imported jewelry, gifts, foods and pastries, and tour the St. George Church.
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EVENT HORIZON (Saturday, Oct 1)

Latte Birthday Wishes

The Brew's Birthday Bash

By Renée Chavez
Enjoy the signature brews, live music, live art demonstrations, games and a special beer release while raising money for the charity There's A Better Way to help local homeless families.
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EVENT HORIZON (Wednesday, Oct 5)

Night at the Museum

Outside of the Box

By Renée Chavez
Live music and dancing, cash bar and food trucks with snacks for purchase, local vendors, talk by pilot of the beautiful fractals hot air balloon and much more.
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