News & Opinion
 Alibi V.27 No.40 • Oct 4-10, 2018 
Abuko Estrada calls for affordable healthcare for all New Mexicans

News Feature

Our Health is Our Future

City Council approves Medicaid buy-in resolution

Luckily for Burqueños and Burqueñas, a forward-thinking City Council is on your side, on the side of the future. This past week Council newcomer Cynthia Borrego introduced a resolution urging our leaders to support a statewide healthcare for all initiative sponsored by NM Together Healthcare.
City Councilors Pat Davis and Ken Sanchez
Eric Williams Photography

County Matters

City/County Lawmakers in The House

Local legislative bodies moving forward and the sound’s so soothing

Councilors gave the green light to electric scooters and other kinds of shared transportation vehicles such as bicycles and small, wheeled vehicles to operate in the public rights of way.
The News Monkey


The state Court of Appeals ruled that government agencies who fail to adequately respond to requests for public records could be fined up to $100 a day—and other tales of suspense.

Sports News

Lobos Set to Begin Season

As we further approach the University of New Mexico's basketball season, fans are hoping to keep the team's significant momentum, shown earlier this year. While ultimately falling short in the Mountain West Conference tournament championship game against San Diego State, UNM appears to have a roster worthy of an NCAA tournament bid in February.

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Sports News

UNM Still Very Much Alive With Rout of UNLV

The University of New Mexico Lobos silenced its critics Saturday after a beat-down in Vegas. Especially UNM's quarterback, Sheriron Jones, who became the first to throw for four touchdowns in two consecutive games in program history.The offense has acquired its struggles throughout the season; however, numerous plays, made by Junior QB, Jones, against a conference rival have not only made him a candidate for the “Manning Award Quarterback of the Week,” but also a hopeful turnaround for the general program.

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Albuquerque Woman is a Finalist in PETA’s Sexiest Vegan Over 50 Contest

Albuquerque, N.M.—PETA Prime is preparing to crown this year's Sexiest Vegans Over 50—and Albuquerque resident Vicki Garay is vying for the women's title. She beat out entrants from across the country to advance to the final round of six contestants. Visitors to PETA Prime's website can now help the group select the lucky winners (one man and one woman), who will each receive an eight-day adventure through northern India, courtesy of VegVoyages—Vegan Adventure Tours.

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Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

Funny because getting pistol whipped over an extremely important issue happens to someone else.


The readers write about ABQRide, candidates' position on cleaning up the jet fuel spill and exactly which helicopter really flew to Krispy Kreme.


But Wait … There's No THC in My CBD!

Cannabis use is on the rise and the biking community is feeling the impact. The USADA, a signatory to the World Anti-Doping Agency, has made changes this year that affect a multitude of riders. There is an updated Banned Substance List that took effect at the beginning of this year and it's leaving some dazed and confused.

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Eat Your Food, Kids

Children are starving in America

There is a tremendous issue plaguing the University of New Mexico, the United States and indeed, the entire world. Regrettably, this worrisome trend is also one that isn’t often at the forefront of the collective consciousness of our eco-obsessed generation. Perhaps the most troubling aspect is the relative ease with which our society can confront this multifaceted problem, and yet it persists as a maddeningly irksome horse-fly orbiting around our heads.

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