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Tuesday, January 24, 2012

National News

PRI Public Radio International and Ben Ray Lujan shared a link.
U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords announced her plans to step down from Congress Jan. 22, 2011. Transcript of video: "Arizona is my home, always will be.

Nat'l, state & local leaders are fighting to reverse Citizens United. Watch our panel at 10am ET / 8am MT:
tomudall.senate.govNo doubt, an election should be about voicing opinions and having a lively debate. But a string of bad Supreme Court decisions -- the most recent, Citizens United -- have equated money with speech and amplified the power of corporations and special interests. 

Rethinking Columbus: Book-Banning in Tucson

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This event at the Newseum will be webcast at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 26.
Native American Times - #1 Source for Native news in the US.
Sh*t People Say to Native Americans

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A Reminder to Those on Both Sides of the Immigration Debate

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SOTRU contributor John McKnight of @AbundantComm revisits some great ideas on how to unplug and get back to the roots of entertainment -- interacting with community.
stateofthereunion.comEntertainment. Most of us think of it in terms of television, smartphones, laptops and iPads. At least this is how many incorporate it into daily living.
HUD (@HUDNews) Renegs on Letting Evicted 101-Year-Old Return Home
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ow.lyYou may recall the story ofTexana Hollis, the 101-year-old Detroit woman who lost her home due to her son's ill-advised borrowing

Were you watching the Republican Debate last night? Newt Gingrich tried to cement his role as the front-runner to win the Florida Republican Primary, but a newly assertive Mitt Romney was also in it to win, trying to salvage a campaign that had seemed inevitable winner just a few days ago. Who did you think won?
Newt Gingrich tried to cement his role as the front-runner to win the Florida Republican Primary at Monday night's debate. But a newly assertive Mitt Romney was also in it to win, try to salvage a campaign that had seemed inevitable 
Is the end of public lands grazing nigh?
Buying out grazing permits from willing ranchers could help solve conflicts over grazing on public lands.
Last week, I tracked down comment from New Mexico’s representatives and senators on the Stop Online Piracy Act and its twin, the Protect IP Act. Rep. Ben Ray Luján, who represents Santa Fe and northern New Mexico, was signed on as a cosponsor of SOPA. A few minutes ago, his spokesperson Andrew Stoddard sent word that Luján was no longer supporting the measure: Online piracy is a serious issue that hurts our economy.

Here's something that you won't see every day. A group of Canadians found eight hours of old footage about what it was like to live in the country's Arctic wilderness near the turn of the century. They recut it into a new version of an old film. It debuted this week.
In 1919, the Hudson's Bay Company produced a silent film showing what it was like living along Canada's northern shores. They looked at fur trading and life and commerce in the Arctic areas. That movie was lost, but some of the original footage

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