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Nuclear Nation Film Festival coming up

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There’s still time for public comments on nuclear clean-up


In 1979, two incidents involving the nuclear industry and radioactive material took place in America and 40 years later, the communities are still waiting for an adequate response from the responsible parties and the federal government.

On March 28, 1979 the Unit 2 reactor of the Three Mile Island commercial nuclear power plant experienced a failure in the secondary, non-nuclear section of the plant and one of two reactors on the site, partially melted down.  Most people were sound asleep when the reactor accident began about 4 am on Wednesday, March 28, 1979.

The second catastrophe took place in the nearby...

Ins and outs of cash flow

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WESST workshop teaches business essentials

Keeping track of the money flowing in and out of a business is challenging even in the best of times — when cash is flooding in and the outflow is a comparative trickle. But any business that wants to stay in business needs to master cash flow management.

To help small-business owners get a handle on this essential skill, WESST in Albuquerque is conducting a workshop, Learn the Language of Your Business Finances, that includes demonstrations of how businesses can manage their finances, including cash flow, by having participants work with a spreadsheet for a fictitious venture.

The exercise gives tangible examples of the costs that...

New Mexico gets high marks for foster children placement

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State tied for tenth place

ALBUQUERQUE - Children who are removed by the state from an unhealthy or potentially dangerous situation do better when they are placed in a foster family than in a group or institutional setting. This is one child well-being indicator on which New Mexico does well above the national average. That’s according to the Keeping Kids in Families: Trends in U.S. Foster Care Placement, a new data snapshot released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation as part of its KIDS COUNT® project.

The report looks at data from the child welfare system across all 50 states and the District of Columbia over a 10-year period, to see how placements for young people in foster care...

Madame G guide to the stars Week of APRIL 8

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On April 6, enjoy a New Moon. This moon doesn’t receive the same hype as the Full Moon, but it’s just as important. The Full Moon is the pinnacle of a period. The New Moon marks the end. This is the period you should focus on. Madame G recommends that you reevaluate your life and projects. What works and what doesn’t? Look deeply and don’t be afraid to answer honestly.

Aries (March 21-April 19)

The Sun is in your house this period. Allow the energy to flow through you and energize you. Now is the time to reevaluate your situation. Are you simply annoyed or is this the wrong path? It’s important to finish projects and commitments. However, it’s also important to know when to...

American neighbors connect via newspapers

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What’s happening in the 50 states of the United States of America? What’s going on in small towns in America? What’s the latest information between the East Coast and the West Coast? North, South, East, West-what’s the news?

Via the Internet, by way of online newspapers Americans can reach out and read about each other.

Snow or sun? Quiet or chaos? Births or funerals? Weddings or divorces? Politicians, pastors, or police-what’s the story? Saints and sinners-what’s the scoop? From youngsters to oldsters-what’s the headlines?

Peruse an online newspaper and find out what Americans are doing in beach cities, in rural farmland regions, and in metropolitan places.


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