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These complete the listings, begun Thursday,of cover pieces written by our non-staff contributors during Insight & Opinion's first year. The biographies are taken from the articles at the date of publication and refer to the writers' status at that time. Photos are missing only if we were unable to obtain them by press time.
Aug. 26: Bob McCannon, Taming the Evil Empire of television. McCannon is director of the New Mexico Media Literacy Project, a nationally recognized leader in media education.
Aug. 28: David L. Colton, How to keep teacher testing from failing. Colton is director of the bureau of Educational Planning and Development at the University of New Mexico's College of Education. He served as dean of the college from 1982 to 1990.
Aug. 29: James M. Souby, It takes y'all to build a better West. Souby is executive director of the Western Governors' Association, based in Denver.
Sept. 1: Tiska Blankenship, Parking issues, Part 1: Don't park on me. Blankenship is curator of the Jonson Gallery.
Sept. 2: Roger Lujan, Parking issues, Part 2: Parking. At UNM. Seriously. Lujan is director of facilities planning at UNM.
Sept. 3: Richard Sertich, Parking issues, last of three parts: Downtown parking: a golden opportunity. Sertich is associate director of Albuquerque's Planning Department.
Sept. 4: Nadine Milford, Beating DWI in New Mexico. Milford is president of the Albuquerque chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving. She continues to lobby for tougher laws, monitor DWI court cases and speak around the state about the perils of drinking and driving.
Sept. 5: John Blanks, Battle for the future. Blanks is secretary of the state's economic Development Department.
Sept. 9: John B. Hiatt and Randall W. Childress, Fair trade and Indian jewelry. Hiatt is director of the Consumer Protection Division in the New Mexico Attorney General's Office. Childress is former director of the Consumer Protection Division in the New Mexico Attorney General's Office and served for two years as chief deputy attorney general. He is now a lawyer in private practice in Santa Fe.
Sept. 10: Jay J. Czar, Building a better Sunport. Czar is aviation director for the city of Albuquerque.
Sept. 11: Viola E. Flores, Education renovation. Flores is dean of the College of Education at the University of New Mexico.
Sept. 12: James Howard Kunstler, Out of the automobile slum. Kunstler, based in New York state, is the author of "Home From Nowhere" and other books and is a member of the Congress for New Urbanism.
Sept. 15: Nancy Kaufman, Saving the black-footed ferret. Kaufman is regional director for the Southwest Region, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, in Albuquerque.
Sept. 16: Leba Freed and Charles Incendio, The pitch for the proposed Wheel Museum. Freed is a Downtown merchant and co-founder of the Urban Council. Incendio is on the board of the New Mexico Locomotive Association.
Sept. 18: Jeanne Bassett, Freedom to spend is not freedom of speech. Bassett is executive director of New Mexico Public Interest Research Group, an environmental and consumer watchdog agency founded in 1974 at the University of New Mexico. It has 4,000 members statewide.
Sept. 19: Joe Lobato, Trash busters. Lobato is director of the New Mexico Clean and Beautiful program, headquartered in Santa Fe.
Sept. 23: Mario Cuomo and Sen. Pete Domenici, Putting our heads together on health care. Domenici is the senior U.S. senator from New Mexico with a long history of crafting legislation on health-care issues. Cuomo is …