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 Dec 6 - 12, 2012 
Heated Conclusion

News Feature

Heated Conclusion

Outgoing PRC member goes to bat for solar energy

By Margaret Wright
Jason Marks is going out swinging. He’ll spend his last month on the Public Regulation Commission fighting to defend renewable energy, especially solar power.

News Bite

By Margaret Wright
Jason Marks on lowering the cost of phone calls from prison in New Mexico
A guard tower and separation barrier at the West Bank checkpoint of Qalandiya, where author Andrew Beale got his first taste of tear gas
Andrew Beale

Occupy the Alibi

Life on the West Bank

By Andrew Beale
If there's one thing I've learned since coming to Palestine almost three months ago, it's that everything is political—even archaeology.

Council Watch

The Commish

By Carolyn Carlson
O’Malley was elected to the Bernalillo County Commission in November, filling the seat vacated by U.S. Rep.-elect Michelle Lujan Grisham.
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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, Dec 3)

Twinkle, Twinkle, Albuquerque Stars

Twinkle Light Parade

By Desiree Garcia
Kick off the holiday season with dozens of festive floats, dancers, car clubs, animals, marching bands and more.
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EVENT HORIZON (Saturday, Dec 3)

Run, Santa, Run

Santa Shuffle and Elf Scoot

By Joshua Lee
Watch runners complete a 5K or walk a 1K in a Santa costume.
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EVENT HORIZON (Saturday, Dec 3)

The Other Rio Grande

River of Lights

Enjoy the magic of millions of twinkling lights and dazzling holiday displays at New Mexico's largest walk-through light show.
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Nelson Mandela and George W. Bush, 2005
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EVENT HORIZON (Sunday, Dec 4)

Armed with Knowledge

Third Annual Nelson Mandela Commemoration

By August March
Learn more about the life and ideals of the South African patriot and president who changed the world.
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EVENT HORIZON (Wednesday, Dec 7)

Second Star to the Right

Stargazing Night

By Megan Reneau
Peer through telescopes at the dark winter sky. Learn about stars, constellations and other night sky objects with astronomers from the Albuquerque Astronomical Society.
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Camerafiend

EVENT HORIZON (Saturday, Dec 10)

Starlight in a Paper Bag

Eleventh Annual South Valley Acequia of Lights

By Renée Chavez
Stroll along the enchanting luminaria-lit Atrisco Acequia under the stars.
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