Alibi V.21 No.40 • Oct 4-10, 2012 

News Feature

The Specter of Voter Fraud

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

Despite low numbers of New Mexicans registering to vote, the secretary of state's attention is elsewhere.
Capt. Frank Soto
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com

Newscity

First Responders

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

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.

Ortiz y Pino

The Right is Lying About Obamacare

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.

Election 2012

Get Registered

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

Council Watch

Coming Out, Touching Down

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.
Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

Funny because it happens to someone else.
Image via Pixabay

EVENT HORIZON ()

Jesus Who?

Kwanzaa Workshop: Make and Take Kinara

Kwanzaa is a week-long holiday celebrating African culture, heritage and unity in the US and other nations of the African dispora. Started in 1966 and meaning “first fruits” in Swahili, it recognizes seven Kwanzaa principles of Nguzo Saba: unity, self-determination, collective work and responsibility, cooperative economics, purpose, creativity and faith. The New Mexico Humanities Council celebrates these seven principles at their Kwanzaa Workshop: Make & Take Kinara (Candelabra), on Saturday, Dec. 14 from noon to 2pm at the Council's office. This free, all-ages event not only teaches how to make a kinara candlelabra, but also explores celebration and observation of the holiday. This workshop is a good way to expand your (event) horizons and learn more about the world we live in, so get tickets by visiting eventbrite.com

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