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 Oct 11 - 17, 2012 
Preaching to the Prez

Freedom of Assembly

Preaching to the Prez

Christian groups shout mixed messages at the White House

By Maren Tarro
A coalition of Christian groups goes to Washington, D.C., to protest prayerfully.
Jeff Drew

Election 2012

Bucking the Buck

Businesses combat a $1 minimum wage bump

By Margaret Wright
The wage hike will be on the Nov. 6 ballot. In the meantime, groups on both sides of the issue mount campaigns to sway voters.

Get Out!

Springs Fling

A relaxed, all-season Colorado destination

By Elizabeth W. Hughes
Travel writer Elizabeth W. Hughes heads north for camping and a float race down a river.
Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

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


The readers write.

EVENT HORIZON (Saturday, Oct 22)


Naturalist Series: Bats Found Around the World

By Desiree Garcia
Dr. Ernie Valdez from the U.S. Geological Survey discusses different shapes, sizes and colors of bats that occur around the world and their unique behaviors that reflect their amazing morphology.
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EVENT HORIZON (Saturday, Oct 22)

Pittie the Fool

Eighth Annual Pittie Parade

By Renée Chavez
Celebrate your favorite pet with adoptable dogs and several rescue groups. Participate in the Pittie Parade and canine costume and tricks contests.
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Linda Wertheimer

EVENT HORIZON (Sunday, Oct 23)

Straight Outta Carlsbad

A Special Evening with Linda Wertheimer

By Megan Reneau
The legendary broadcast journalist and New Mexico native discusses her unique insights on today's top news stories. A panel discussion featuring KUNM’s news staff follows Wertheimer’s presentation.
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EVENT HORIZON (Sunday, Oct 23)

Running Water

Third Annual Acequia Celebration and Fun Run

By Joshua Lee
Support a benefit for a small South Valley organization that aims to protect and preserve ways of life and local traditions in our community.
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EVENT HORIZON (Friday, Oct 28)

Get Learnt


By Megan Reneau
Influential women share their expertise on various topics ranging from gender parody to finding long term solutions to climate change.
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EVENT HORIZON (Saturday, Oct 29)

A Grin that Glows

Jack-O'-Lantern Fest

By Renée Chavez
Enjoy food, live music, a stage show, familiar princesses, face painters, s'mores, balloon artists and more.
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