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 Oct 4 - 10, 2012 
The Specter of Voter Fraud

News Feature

The Specter of Voter Fraud

Despite low numbers of New Mexicans registering to vote, the secretary of state's attention is elsewhere

By Margaret Wright
Despite low numbers of New Mexicans registering to vote, the secretary of state's attention is elsewhere.
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Newscity

First Responders

Study says AFD needs more staff and more gear to answer calls quickly

By Carolyn Carlson
Two studies came out last month. One looks at ways to save the city money, the other posits things are spread to thin at the Albuquerque Fire Department.
Among the lies

Ortiz y Pino

The Right is Lying About Obamacare

By Jerry Ortiz y Pino
One of the most puzzling aspects of the election for Jerry Ortiz y Pino is the way Republican candidates and conservative super PACs are deliberately painting our Affordable Care Act as a boogeyman.
Make sure your answer to this question in November isn’t a shameful: Oh ... I forgot to sign up ...

Election 2012

Get Registered

By Margaret Wright
The last day to register to vote in the 2012 general election is Tuesday, Oct. 9.

Council Watch

Coming Out, Touching Down

By Carolyn Carlson
Citizens show up to Council chambers to talk National Coming Out Day. Councilor Michael Cook wants to make it easier for balloons to land around the city.
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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 (Saturday, Oct 1)

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 (Saturday, Oct 1)

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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EVENT HORIZON (Sunday, Oct 9)

Doggo Does the Parade

2nd Annual Dia de los Perros

By Maggie Grimason
Enjoy a pet costume and trick contest, kissing booth photos and raffle and food from Phat's Beats and Eats, With Love Waffles and Hot Stuff Cafe. Proceeds go to support locally rescued bully breeds.
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EVENT HORIZON (Monday, Oct 10)

Heritage, Past and Present

Indigenous Peoples’ Day Celebration

By Monica Schmitt
students of the Native American Community Academy express what it means to be Indigenous in their eyes through story, song and dance.
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