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Five NM Child Advocates to be honored at Spirit of Hope Gala

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ALBUQUERQUE—Five New Mexicans who have spent their lives working on behalf of some of the state’s most vulnerable residents will be honored at the Spirit of Hope Awards Gala on November 21, 2015. The annual event is a fundraiser for the child advocacy group New Mexico Voices for Children. The honorees are:

• Kathie...

Guide to the stars WEEK OF Nov. 6 – Nov. 12

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Aries (March 21-April 19)

Speed is the name of the game this month. You’ve got to get it all done now. But, your excellent skills are less important than charm. You’ve got charisma in bundles. Use it against those who put barriers in your path. As Mick Jagger said: “We all need someone we can bleed on.” Attack! You’ve got this.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Your health requires attention. Exercise iron control and avoid leftover candy. Madame G believes in you. The pace picks up this month and requires more than you’re willing to give in, at first. Don’t give up. Use your best judgment. Relationships are delicate so treat your love with feather-light gloves. You’ll be glad...

Schaller's Politically Incorrect Lexicon: A Navigation Guide To The PC Cultures of Mckinley County NM (and planet earth )

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CHAPTER ELEVEN – I’M FROM THE EPA AND I’M HERE TO HELP

BUREAUCRATIC SCIENCE: When government controls scientific method bad things happen. It is the role of scientists to challenge any hypothesis. They do this by using the scientific method of disproving the hypothesis (falsifiability). Scientists must be skeptics otherwise they are not practicing science. When bureaucratic scientists only work to prove a hypothesis they are not practicing science, they are advancing a political agenda. The modern bureaucratic process of science is now not even trying to search for the truth, it’s instead hunting for an impact factor, for attention, for headlines, and inevitably, for...

The STD hiding in plain sight

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SANTA FE – Some sexually transmitted disease are more common than many people think

The World Health Organization (WHO) released new numbers last week revealing more than half the world’s population has at least one form of herpes.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Herpes is a common sexually transmitted disease (STD) that any sexually active person can get, and there is no cure for it.

Two types of viruses cause two types of herpes: herpes simplex type 1 and herpes simplex type 2. Type 1 affects the lips and mouth and cause fever blisters. Type 2 causes blisters that form in the genital area.

Blisters burst and turn into open sores or ulcers...

Guide to the stars WEEK OF Oct. 30 – Nov. 05

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Aries (March 21-April 19)

Dear Aries, the intensity of Scorpio’s sun fires your blood and revives your flagging energy. Pursue your dreams with vigor. Let nothing get in your way, not even a friend who falls through and leaves you racing to the airport. You’ll run barefoot and make it in the nick of time. Don’t give up. Exercise regularly and eat a well-balanced diet.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Balance your daily routine between work and play. Learn to organize the daily grind into a game that is both productive and enjoyable. It’ll show in the final product. At home, you have little monsters, or kids, dressed up and ready for trick-or-treaters. Give away the candy and be...

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