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 Jan 5 - 11, 2012 

Environment

The Energy Code’s Deep Freeze

Polarized reactions to the repeal of building standards

By Margaret Wright
At the tail end of 2011, Albuquerque's rules were replaced with state regulations—also weakened under Republican leadership. Reactions to the vote signaled the depth of the ideological division that has grown among citizens and politicians.
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From the Foxhole

My Iraq War

Taking aim at the destroyer

By Alex E. Limkin
The end to the war has been declared. But the declaration hasn’t been that important. A private army of contractors remains in Iraq, funded in part by the $6 billion 2012 budget of the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad. So is the war really over?

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.

Letters

The readers write.
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For Young Pioneers

Peter and The Wolf

By August March
Musicians and alumni from the UNM's music department and local artists narrate the popular children’s tale. Sarita Sol González opens the show with original performance poetry.
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Measure Up

LEAP Into Science: Measure up

By Joshua Lee
Kids learn what people used to measure before tape measures and explore non-standard measurement.
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Strolling Through Holiday Traditions

Old Town Holiday Stroll

By Robin Babb
Enjoy live entertainment, the traditional lighting of the Old Town Christmas tree as well as discounts and specials offered by local businesses, restaurants and museums.
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Hawkish Holidays

Holiday Wild

By Maggie Grimason
See live falcons, hawks and owls, browse arts and crafts that are for sale, enjoy a raffle and kids activities.
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Hit the Snooze Button

I Dreamed I Was a Dog

By Joshua Lee
Award-winning New Mexico author and artist Joel Nakamura reads from his new illustrated children's book following the dream world of a boy.
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