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Madame G guide to the stars Week of OCTOBER 14

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Madame G recommends you spend time enjoying the fall weather and the Last Quarter Moon on Friday, Oct. 18. This is the time to start new projects and enjoy. You have the ability to become who you’ve always wanted to be. You can do whatever you want if you really want it. But, you must be willing to make the necessary...

N.M. shows increase in concentrated poverty

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Progress on the way

ALBUQUERQUE – Despite a fairly strong economy nationally, ten states – including New Mexico – have seen an increase in the share of children living in areas of concentrated poverty. This information comes from the latest KIDS COUNT report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The report also shows that children of color are more likely to live in high-poverty, low-opportunity neighborhoods than white children.

“While children do best when their family is economically secure, the well-being of the larger community is also important. Children need to grow up in neighborhoods with high-quality schools, safe places to play, good job opportunities, and reliable...

Madame G guide to the stars Week of OCTOBER 14

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A Hunters Full Moon appears on Oct. 13. This intense moon is great for scouting and watching. Your emotional life may feel overburdened and heavy, but you can do incredible things if you try. Madame G recommends that you consider turning your turbulent emotions on their head. Remember, you are not all that you feel. Live the life of your dreams for real.

Aries (March 21-April 19)

You passion and drive is intense and full of motivational energy. You can take the world by storm and lead the charge. But, what are your plans? What is the true source of your energy? You are lighting the way for everyone for the next two weeks. Live the life of your dreams and remember who you are.

Taurus...

Letter to the editor: Recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day

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Editor,

In July 1990, representatives from 120 Indian nations from every part of the Americas met in Quito, Ecuador in the First Continental Conference (Encuentro) joining many human rights, peace, social justice, and environmental organizations to recognize 500 Years of Native resistance against the continued colonization of our original homelands.

This was in preparation for the 500th anniversary of Native resistance to the European invasion of the Americas from 1492 to 1992, and to address the deaths of millions of indigenous peoples through the rampant slaughter of innocents, war, famine, forced relocations, imprisonment, extreme poverty and every communicable disease. There has...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

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A clarification for a Sept. 20 article

In the aforementioned article it is written that I “explained that one of [my] neighbors damaged a drainage pipe while performing maintenance work in his yard, he did not ask permission from the city to make any changes to the pipe prior to the incident.  After that happened, [I] told city staff, that the City of Gallup had marked it for private maintenance and was refusing to maintain it.”

My response to this statement is that they are the words and explanation of Stan Henderson, City of Gallup employee and project director for this upcoming undertaking. The statement and explanation are not my words.

I was the sole residential/community...
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