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Top Ten Stories of 2010

SFR Revisits the top 10 stories of the year—and the conspiracy theories behind them

December 22, 2010, 1:00 am

Even the most levelheaded among us found 2010 a bit paranoia-inducing. Public servants who seemed trustworthy turned out to be on the grift. Revered institutions bellied up left and right. The recession showed few useful signs of receding. iPhones were demonized. Burglars ran rampant. 

And the election…well, let’s just say, we could have used some medical marijuana by the time that was over.

We wrap up 2010 with a look back at the top stories that shaped the roller coaster of the last 12 months. True, not all of these stories woke us at 3 am with our teeth chattering. But the pervasive sense of seditious intent from the powers that be did fuel our thinking as we wrapped up the year.

So we present not just the top 10 stories, but our own take on the conspiracies behind them.

Too outlandish? Hey, just because you’re paranoid…

Read through all the issues or click through to the news that pushes your buttons:

Swing Low

New Mexico followed the nation—and Republicans reaped the benefits

Spleef Beefs

Smoke ’em while you got ’em

Show Us the Money

Oh, wait—there isn’t any

Paint By Numbers

Santa Fe’s contemporary art scene stays current with the economy

Sometimes Crime Pays

It was a year of criminal activity—some of it by the cops

Paolo So-Dreary

A revered music venue goes silent

Regulate This!

One troubled agency—many, many conflicts

Live Wire

Wireless technology and cellular towers transfix Santa Fe

Truth Be Told

Ethics turns out to be a word in the dictionary

Ghosts of Schools Past

Santa Fe learns hard lessons

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