Jul 28 - Aug 3, 2011 

Newsland owner Roger Walsh
Elise Kaplan

News Profile

Turning the Page

University-area stalwart closes up shop

By Elise Kaplan
“What do I owe you?” an older man asks, placing the New York Times on the counter. “$25,000,” Newsland owner Roger Walsh replies, only half joking, “or I'm closing the shop.” Most of the browsers scanning the shelves have already heard of the closure, but it hits home when Walsh says the Newsland's last day is Sunday, July 24.
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Mosh Pit Mike with his tag-team title belt and girlfriend Christina Rhee
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com

Sports

Good Girl, Bad Guy

How a nursing student found happiness with a 300-pound pro wrestler

By Toby Smith
It’s Saturday night at the New Mexico National Guard Armory. Mosh Pit Mike is part of a “scramble,” the main event featuring six wrestlers. “We want blood! We want blood!” chant many of the 200 spectators.
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Council Bite

Inspector Could Investigate White

By Carolyn Carlson
As one of his first tasks, the city’s inspector general may dig into allegations aimed at former Public Safety Director Darren White.

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SkeptiKat

Ask Kat Curious

The Weirdness of Others

By Kat Cox
Alibi advice columnist offers this: Don’t take it personally when women shift their chairs in cafes.

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Odds & Ends

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

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