1
Panel recommends reducing the size of controversial electrical box on the Plaza and painting it green.
And if that doesn’t satisfy preservationists, the city could just tie a burro to it.

2
New Mexico ranked sixth in the nation for identity thefts.
And even higher for identity crises.

3
State gambling revenues dropped by almost $9 million last year.
Because we’re broke, not stupid.

4
New Mexico’s jobless rate the highest it’s been in more than 20 years.
That explains the excessive number of political candidates.

5
Budget crunch cancels city’s annual hazardous-waste collection.
Because in hard economic times, we have to do without frills—like getting rid of hazardous waste.

6
Clocks spring forward.
Can the temperature follow?

7
US Census begins.
Yes: Once every decade, the government pretends we count.