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Nonprofit Challenges Common Core-aligned Testing Contract

The contract to administer tests in 14 states could bring Pearson more than $1 billion

Local News A Washington-DC nonprofit is appealing the state's decision to award a lucrative standardized testing contract to for-profit education giant Pearson. ... More

July 31, 2014 by Joey Peters

Cannabis Advice

Hearing officer advises health department to get more input before changing medical marijuana program rules

Local News An independent review of New Mexico’s medical marijuana program proposed rule changes is complete and there’s not much to it. ... More

July 31, 2014 by Peter St. Cyr

Reality TV, We Bow To Thee

The City of Santa Fe decided to be vulnerable and offer up to $100,000 to encourage ABC's The Bachelor to film here

Local News  The city's Convention and Visitors Bureau will offer a long-running ABC prime-time reality TV show up to $100,000 to convince the show to film an episode in Santa Fe. 
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July 30, 2014 by Joey Peters
 

Shattered

Think Santa Fe is green? Think again. Why the city is one of the worst recyclers in the nation

Features Glass fragments ornament the landscaping around the Buckman Road Recycling & Transfer Station. Thousands of colored and clear pieces glisten in the sun by the administrative building at the center that’s more commonly referred to as BuRRT.
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July 30, 2014 by Justin Horwath

Cannabis Advice

Hearing officer advises health department to get more input before changing medical marijuana program rules

Local News An independent review of New Mexico’s medical marijuana program proposed rule changes is complete and there’s not much to it. ... More

July 31, 2014 by Peter St. Cyr

Nonprofit Challenges Common Core-aligned Testing Contract

The contract to administer tests in 14 states could bring Pearson more than $1 billion

Local News A Washington-DC nonprofit is appealing the state's decision to award a lucrative standardized testing contract to for-profit education giant Pearson. ... More

July 31, 2014 by Joey Peters

The Corn Shucker’s Paradox

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Born Here Have you ever watched the guy stocking corn at the grocery store? You should sometime. You’ll witness a profound detail of our psychology as a nation that primarily identifies itself as consumers. 
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July 29, 2014 by Miljen Aljinovic

A Brilliant Sun

Worth the journey

Opera With permission, let me gently misapply the term to the mysterious beginnings of Huang Ruo’s first opera, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, whose American premiere just happened at the Santa Fe Opera. ... More

July 29, 2014 by John Stege

Re-Valuation

Why school reform begins with us

School Reformed Our public school system, after all, is just a vessel, guided by the values of the community in which it sails. ... More

July 29, 2014 by Seth Biderman

Papa Don’t Peach

New fine dining contender still has a ways to go

Food Writing At first, it feels like the kind of pretentious restaurant that could be tucked into a street in LA or New York. But once I settled into the soft leather bench and began to watch the people around me, I knew I was still in our lovely little “Best Small City." ... More

July 29, 2014 by Julie Ann Grimm

I’m On a [New] Mexican Radio

Local artist Parker Jennings brings the airwaves to the people with his newest art installation

Music Features It’s kind of a drag that the world of radio as we know it seems to be a medium gasping for life worldwide. 
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July 29, 2014 by Alex De Vore

Getting Dedicated

SFCMF @42

Classical What more appropriate opening for the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival’s 42nd season than Robert Schumann’s ecstatic song, “Widmung,” (“Dedication”) as transcribed for piano by Liszt? 
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July 29, 2014 by John Stege

Like the Wolf

JCC screening promises howling good time

Picks “To see though the eyes of those in need is to inspire progress; only then can the inherent good in man reveal itself.” So starts Furthest from the Wild’s trailer.
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July 30, 2014 by Enrique Limón

Cooling Contract Tension

News Briefs The last round of labor negotiations between Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center management and the union that represents hospital caregivers failed to abate tension between the two parties. ... More

July 30, 2014 by Justin Horwath

Not Cashed Yet

News Briefs Advocates for a marijuana decriminalization ballot initiative in Santa Fe came up short last week, but the drive for signatures continues.
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July 30, 2014 by Joey Peters

Street View

07.30.14

Street View Send it to streetview@sfreporter.com for a chance to win free movie passes. ... More

July 29, 2014 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

07.30.14

Letters to the Editor Email letters to editor@sfreporter.com. Letters (no more than 200 words) should refer to specific articles in the Reporter.
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July 29, 2014 by SFR

Eavesdropper

07.30.14

Eavesdropper Send your Overheard in Santa Fe tidbits to: eavesdropper@sfreporter.com
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July 29, 2014 by SFR

7 Days

07.30.14

7 Days Been under a rock for the last week? Here's what you missed. SFR's 7 Days is your one-stop shop for all the news that happens in and around Northern New Mexico. ... More

July 29, 2014 by SFR

To Infinity Stone, and Beyond!

You’ll totes want to hang with these 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

Yay Guardians of the Galaxy may be the best Marvel movie, period. ... More

July 30, 2014 by David Riedel

Bad Kids, Bad Parents, You Know the Drill

'Hellion' treads familiar ground

Meh Hellion is aided by a restrained performance from Juliette Lewis as Jacob’s aunt, who takes in younger brother Wes. ... More

July 30, 2014 by David Riedel
 
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