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Standing Rock Sioux applauds BNP Paribas’ decision to divest from DAPL

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CANNON BALL, N.D.—The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is pleased to announce BNP Paribas has sold its shares in the loan to the Dakota Access Pipeline. Representatives from the bank contacted the Tribe to share the news on Wednesday, April 5, 2017.

The Tribe commends the bank’s decision, which sends a strong message about...

Madame G guide to the stars WEEK OF APRIL 7

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Today the Moon is Void Of Course, but that’s no excuse to ignore your New Year’s Resolutions. If you’ve made new goals, see this as an opportunity to focus on one new change. Madame G recommends slow and consistent effort. Instead of making huge goals aim to be a good person, enjoy family, or feel rich. What’s your bliss? Begin the search now. Enjoy!

 

Aries (March 21-April 19)

Look towards the future. Don’t get bogged down in pettiness. You really don’t need to cry over spilled milk. You’ve a unique journey that no one else could accomplish, but it’s up to you to find the path and live it. Consider taking college courses and learn a new skill. If that’s not...

Smart startup: Know the rules

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Starting a business in New Mexico involves securing a tax reporting number and federal income tax ID. Beyond those basics, some business owners need special permits to serve food or alcohol or to operate in industries that are subject to heightened regulation.

The business owner is responsible for knowing what permissions are required.

WHERE TO START

Most New Mexico businesses pay gross receipts, compensating and withholding taxes, which means they need to obtain a Combined Reporting System (CRS) number from the Taxation and Revenue Department. Businesses use this number to report and pay the state, county and local taxes they collect on behalf of multiple taxing authorities.

To pay...

Madame G guide to the stars WEEK OF March 31

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The Sun is firmly in Aries. This encourages a strong sense of self-assertion. BOLD, is your middle name. You’ll find action speaks louder than words, especially as a First Quarter Moon flares on April 3. The combination may strike a match on your passions, for good and evil. Madame G suggests you temper angry outbursts and have a little fun. Take action now.

 

Aries (March 21-April 19)

The Sun is Aries. Your time is now. You’ll face a few obstacles and you’ll be triumphant. The best course is, to take action, obliterate obstacles, and torpedo towards your destiny. Even if you’re $3000 PC breaks down for no reason, you’ll find the answer. Sometimes the best advice and most...

Letter to the Editor: Area pollution claims explored

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** The World Health Organization has determined that the number one environmental health hazard in the world is indoor air pollution – and it has nothing to do with second hand smoke. Nearly four million die every year from indoor pollutants, largely from indoor cook stove fuels like wood, coal and cow dung. The pollutant is extremely fine particulate matter that settles deeply in the lungs causing a multitude of respiratory problems, heart disease and stroke, primarily to children, women and elderly confined to the home all day. It was the same health hazard which shortened lives previous to the 20th century, and was effectively ended by the availability of fossil fuel energy.

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