Alibi V.21 No.7 • Feb 16-22, 2012 

Roundhouse 2012

A Real Pill

Prescription rules pit addiction activists against medical groups

Legislation that aimed to curb the state's epidemic rates of opioid abuse and overdose deaths became a hot-button issue during the 30-day legislative session.

Neverending Stories

State Axes Cap-and-Trade

After more than a year of death-defying escapes, an environmental rule was repealed on Monday, Feb. 6, with a unanimous vote by a Gov. Susana Martinez-appointed board.

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Ortiz y Pino

Don’t Be Scared. Be Angry.

Watching the Republican presidential candidates’ mind-numbing televised forums all winter long, this question echoed through Sen. Jerry Ortiz y Pino’s mind: How do we get past conjured fear?

Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

Funny because it happens to someone else.
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Arboreal Overload

Festival of Trees

I think that I shall never see a poem as lovely as hundreds of Christmas trees filling up Albuquerque Convention Center’s Ballrooms A, B and C from Friday, Dec. 6 through Sunday, Dec. 8 from 10am to 6pm. This 12th annual Festival of Trees raises funds for the Carrie Tingley Hospital Foundation through the $1 donations requested at the door. It is chock-full of Christmas decorations, wreaths, Santa, hot cocoa and, of course, trees. For more information on this all-ages event, see festivaloftreesnm.com.

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Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star

Twinkle Light Parade

Local community groups, businesses and families come together for One Albuquerque's twinkling procession. Come early and stay late as Central Ave. is closed to traffic and open for shopping.
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Epistolary Section

Snail Mail Social

Give someone that warm feeling of receiving a handrwtitten letter or card and help revive the art of snail mail. Write letters with provided stationery, pens, and some decorations.
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