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The butcher knife threatening City Hall jobs may be back in the mayor's kitchen drawer, but that doesn't mean Albuquerque's money woes have been solved.
Mayor Martin Chavez has asked each department to report to him ways in which costs could be cut or revenues generated.
Short of a citywide bake sale, generating a revenue flow in some departments, such as legal or police, isn't easy. But a new plan in the works by the Albuquerque Fire Department might force citizens to think twice before calling for help.
"The idea is that if someone calls with a cold or a scraped knee and Albuquerque …