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Madame G guide to the stars Week of MAY 6

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What’s up pussycat? Don’t let the world get you down. But, if you’re feeling blue, don’t feel pressured into wearing a fake smile. You’re as entitled to a bad day as anyone. However, if you’re moods remain consistently bad, don’t beat yourself up. You’re doing the best you can. Madame G recommends that you...

Reading is a human right

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Literacy for All

People in all countries around the globe deserve the right to learn to read.

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization estimates that 175 million young people lack basic literacy skills. To address the issues, UNESCO Regional Office of Southern Africa is supporting programs and activities to develop quality literacy materials for literacy educators and learners through integrating mother languages in literacy teaching and learning. Fifty-two years ago, UNESCO officially declared September 8 International Literacy Day, with the goal of highlighting literacy as a human rights issue. www.unesco.org/.

In 2018, The International Literacy...

Letter to the Editor: There’s time to oppose Nuke waste in NM

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Forty years after the “worst accident” in the United States involving radioactive material occurred in Church Rock, New Mexico on July 16, 1979 when approximately 94 million gallons of radioactive waste that was held in unlined evaporation ponds at the United Nuclear Corporation’s (UNC) mill site was released into the Rio Puerco River and flowed through nearby communities and on through the state of Arizona westward, UNC wants to begin a clean up effort that will allow disposal of Northeast Church Rock (NECR) mine waste that is estimated at approximately 1,000,000 cubic yards.

On March 19 and 21, 2019 the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) held two Public Environmental...

Madame G guide to the stars Week of APRIL 22

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The Pink Full Moon rises on the last day that the Sun is in Aries. Be prepared to be amazed! This beautiful sight is the height of the Spring season. Enjoy the powerful energy it provides and look gratefully at your past and toward the future. You are the master of your own destiny. No one else can play a hand in your fate unless you let them. Listen to you heart and let it sing. Live free!



Aries (March 21-April 19)

Dear Aries, as the Sun leaves your house take a moment to reflect back on what you’ve learned. Don’t give up! Have faith in yourself and do your best. You’re more than capable of handling everything that the world throws at you. The only one you need to fight and...

Nuclear Nation Film Festival coming up

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

Editor,

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...

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