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New Mexicans have grown to value their relationships more in the past year, including those with local businesses, and they appreciate when businesses care for them. Daniels Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning is committed to a strong relationship with their customers, encouraging revie…

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Thinking about a colonoscopy may make you uncomfortable, and maybe even a little worried — especially if you have never had one before. But a colonoscopy is a relatively simple procedure that may help save your life by identifying the early signs of colorectal cancer.

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A statue of Nikola Tesla in Silicon Valley radiates free Wi-Fi. It was created as an homage to his vision for wireless communication.

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Pre-pandemic, Take Your Child to Work Day was an opportunity for children to peek behind the mysterious veil of “work” — to see what their parents do all day and begin to dream about the careers they might like to pursue.

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“Holding on to anger, resentment and hurt only gives you tense muscles, a headache and a sore jaw from clenching your teeth. Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and the lightness in your life.” — Joan Lunden

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Nobody wants to think about it, but the need for life insurance is a fact of life. And now the cost of life insurance for veterans is dropping, opening the door for more of us to be able to afford it.

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If you have a car, a roadmap and a sense of adventure, here’s a perfect trip — the ruins of Pueblo Pintado. Sitting atop a hill overlooking the eastern approaches to Chaco Canyon, Pueblo Pintado was the first encounter many visitors had with Chacoans. Imagine being in a party of traders in t…

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Wireless providers would love for you to believe that your lifestyle requires an unlimited stream of data. After all, think about how much of your day is spent on data-dependent activities like streaming video or music, or searching the internet.

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Q: I have two guinea pigs. Yesterday, I took them outside to get some sun. When I came back outside about 15 minutes later, they were both lying in their cage, completely stiff, as if they had been dead for hours. I thought they were dead. I brought them inside and was getting everything rea…

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On May 2, 1939, New York Yankees first baseman Lou Gehrig benches himself for poor play and ends his streak of consecutive games played at 2,130. The left-handed slugger led the American League in RBIs five times.

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Run for the Zoo is roaring back in 2021 with their second virtual event! This year, the goal is to raise $125,000, and you can help by registering for one of their races, including the brand-new virtual marathon. Join the virtual Run for the Zoo, May 2-9, from anywhere at any time. Register …

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Matriarchs are honored and revered in Pueblo culture, and this Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 9, Indian Pueblo Kitchen (located inside the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center) will be presenting a “Mother’s Day Contemporary Indigenous Experience,” as a unique opportunity to celebrate mom. The one-of-a-…

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Pop-up pottery sales are back! Presented by a group of accomplished amateur potters who love creating, the local sales are hosted throughout the year. The next event will be May 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 804 Lafayette Dr. NE. Participating artists include Carry Wilcox, Christaine Couvert,…

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One of the problems that needs to be solved on many of my designs is screening. We may love our neighbors, but that doesn’t mean that we want to look in their bathroom window. Neither do we want to have them drooling over the chicken on our backyard barbecue.

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505 Southwestern is proudly kicking off their first annual 505 Day celebration, by launching the official 505 Day Recipe Contest. To celebrate its deep New Mexican roots, 505 Southwestern is asking people to submit their most delicious recipes using 505 products for a chance to win a variety…

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I was looking for a new spring vegetable to explore (move over asparagus and spring peas) and discovered a wealth of information about radishes.

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ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Impatience is still a problem. But a sign of progress should soothe your anxious heart.

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Do you store plastic wrap in the refrigerator? Many home experts will tell you that storing plastic wrap in your fridge or freezer can help with the stickiness factor — the plastic is easier to manipulate and get into place when cold, but still stays put.

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Here’s interesting casting ... Sandra Bullock, age 56, romantically paired with Channing Tatum, 40, in “The Lost City of D.” She’s a reclusive romance novelist on a book tour with her cover model (Tatum), when they’re kidnapped and thrown into a cutthroat jungle (shades of the 1984 hit “Roma…

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A few months ago, I got the idea to send greeting cards to some residents of a local nursing home who were locked down and not allowed to have visitors. It started small: a box of greeting cards and the first names of some of the residents, courtesy of the facility director. The idea has, to…

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Whether you’re looking to create balance and boundaries between work and play or simply want to turn over a new leaf, there’s never been a more perfect time to commit to switching things up with major home design updates and DIY projects.

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When you think about gardening and preschoolers, a spindly bean sprout emerging from a half-pint cardboard milk carton might come to mind. But there’s another favorite my kids enjoyed. We called it a saucer garden. It uses kitchen-scrap throwaways from vegetables such as carrots and beets, a…

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If you contribute a portion of your income to a 401(k), you may think you’re all set for a comfortable retirement. Experts say it’s important to take a closer look at these savings.

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Mr. Melvin Kaminsky, the Brooklyn-born, 93-year-old comedy mastermind better known as Mel Brooks, really knows his satire. As a writer and director, he’s shepherded several movies to the top of the American Film Institute’s list of best comedies, holds a coveted EGOT status (meaning, he has …

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Many people prioritize skin protection when spending time outdoors, but skin damage from UV rays and free radicals can occur inside too. Consider these tips and insights this summer:

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What is “tramp art”? There is folk art, regional art, naive art, fine art and other very special names for groups of collectibles and antiques, but tramp art is probably the latest one to become popular. Tramp art has been made for many years, but the name was invented by a folk-art author i…

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Fairly easy to construct and even easier to maintain, raised garden beds are a great way to raise plants and vegetables in the comfort and convenience of your backyard.

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In the movie “Gran Torino,” Clint Eastwood’s character said: “Take these three items, some WD-40, a vise grip and a roll of duct tape. Any man worth his salt can fix almost any problem with this stuff alone.”

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As humans, we accumulate quite a bit of clothing over our lifetimes. And sometimes, letting go of stuff can be difficult because, well, you never know when you might need that flannel shirt that’s still sitting in its original gift bag with tags on it from your birthday three years ago! It c…

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Finally, warmer temps are here, practically begging you to spend time outdoors. But before you fire up the grill, take some time to refresh and add a little punch to your outdoor space.

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Collections are an important component of decorating. They can give even the most bland decor a point of view. Actually, here is something most designers know: Collections show best in what most homeowners would consider a bland interior design. Think about it. Museums and galleries alike lo…

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Uvaldo Morales was born to be a roofer. In fact, you could say it’s in his DNA, as his grandparents were exceptional roofers who made a name for themselves in the industry.

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If this past year has taught us anything, it’s that our homes are much more than shelter. They are sanctuaries — places of rest, respite and comfort from the whirlwind. And they should be beautiful as well as functional because we’re spending so much time at home. Homeowners and sellers look…

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The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health recently updated national guidelines for the diagnosis, treatment and management of asthma. Asthma is a chronic lung condition affecting about 25 million Americans, 5.5 million of whom are children. Th…

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Children are never too young to learn the importance of sustainability or begin adopting eco-friendly habits. Earth Day, celebrated April 22, is a great time to get started, and experts say it all starts with playtime.

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In 1862, the King of Siam offered Abraham Lincoln many elephants on the grounds that a “country as great as the United States should not be without elephants.” President Lincoln politely declined.

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The Department of Veterans Affairs, which recently announced an extension of home loan forbearance (delaying collections until June 30), has now added to the list of available financial help. Due to the pandemic, debt collection of VA benefits overpayments and medical copayments has been sus…

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Everyone knows that I-40 replaced Route 66 as the main east-west highway in New Mexico. But did you know that there was a north-south highway that ran right through the middle of the state and was eventually replaced by I-25?

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On April 3, 1936, Richard Bruno Hauptmann, convicted in the kidnapping and murder of the 20-month-old son of Charles Lindbergh, is executed by electrocution. In 1932, Charles Lindbergh Jr. was kidnapped from the nursery of the Lindbergh home.

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Q: I witnessed an incident on my morning run that illustrated the reason why dogs need to be on a leash at all times in residential areas. A runner ahead of me on the side of the road approached a dog owner and his Collie ambling along the sidewalk. The owner had unfastened the dog’s leash s…

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While this past year has been a grand time for making art, it provided few opportunities for artists to share their efforts with the public. But the Placitas Community Library’s art committee has come to the rescue! April 9 will see the virtual unveiling of the Gracie Lee Room’s Inaugural Ex…

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Presented by AMP Concerts, enjoy Felix Y Los Gatos April 15 at 7 p.m. as part of the Albuquerque Museum’s Third Thursdays. Each month, the museum has a mix of talks, activities and live music in tandem with their current and ongoing exhibits. With their roots planted firmly in the desert Sou…