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The Daily Word in Syria developments, crazy UNM frat, Anasazi building
By E.J. Maliskas [ Fri Aug 30 2013 9:47 AM ]
France may become the primary U.S. ally in a possible strike against Syrian forces.
More on Facebook's privacy policies.
Lamar Odom arrested for DUI.
UNM's Sigma Alpha Epsilon comes in at number three on Rolling Stone's list of top 10 out-of-control fraternities.
Police say a woman gave birth to a baby boy in the bathroom of a busy sports bar, killed the infant, and then headed back out to finish watching a wrestling match.
APD declines use of dashboard cameras, doesn't have the best history with using their lapel cameras.
Anasazi building in Downtown Albuquerque begins pre-selling units as construction continues.
The Daily Word in World War II vet, same-sex marriage licenses, spontaneous combustion
By E.J. Maliskas [ Fri Aug 23 2013 11:45 AM ]
One suspect arrested after a World War II vet died following a beating in a parking lot.
New Mexico district judge is ordering the Santa Fe County clerk to start issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
APD accused of handcuffing children.
How do you feel about the idea of Ben Affleck playing Batman?
Flames from massive California fire have reached Yosemite Park.
The Daily Word in Facebook confession, speeding momma, Perseid meteor shower
By E.J. Maliskas [ Fri Aug 9 2013 10:37 AM ]
Florida man confessed on Facebook to killing his wife and posted a chilling, graphic photo her of bloodied body before turning himself in.
One injured after officer-involved shooting in Santa Fe.
Arrests made in Rehtaeh Parsons case.
Police say a pregnant mom led them on a 120-mph-chase down 550.
The Daily Word in new jobs, wage caps, intoxicated DWI officer
By E.J. Maliskas [ Fri Aug 2 2013 8:44 AM ]
Edward Snowden has been granted temporary asylum in Russia.
Shifts in climate appear to be linked to increases in violence around the world.
A New Mexico DWI attorney is facing charges after authorities say he walked into an Albuquerque courtroom drunk.
US employers add 162K jobs as unemployment rate falls to 7.4 percent.
Petition seeks to change Albuquerque’s minimum-wage ordinance, putting a 3% cap on how much the wage can increase each year.
Dead shark found at the door of a pub in Nantucket.
Woo hoo! Tax-free weekend!
People who are having a worse day than you.
The Daily Word in Ariel Castro, Roe v. Wade, baby kingfisher
By E.J. Maliskas [ Fri Jul 26 2013 10:19 AM ]
Accused kidnapper Ariel Castro agrees to plea bargain to avoid the possibility of the death penalty.
"As more laws are passed and are challenged in federal courts, the more likely a Supreme Court challenge to Roe v. Wade becomes."
Vehicular homicide inmate mistakenly released from a Farmington jail is back behind bars.
The Lincoln Memorial has been shut down after vandals splashed green paint on it.
The lunar cycle could be messing with our sleep cycles.
Were my dog and I the only ones totally freaked out by last night's lightning storm?
Witty-bitty rare kingfisher hatched at Albuquerque zoo.
The Daily Word in Detroit, Texas, Iraq
By E.J. Maliskas [ Fri Jul 19 2013 8:25 AM ]
The city of Detroit has filed for bankruptcy.
Fancy shmancy "fake farms" dotted all over Bernalillo County taking in huge tax breaks.
Suicide bombing leaves 20 dead in an Iraqi mosque.
Dash-cam footage shows diabetic woman with dangerously low blood sugar being dragged out of her car by Santa Fe police and thrown on the ground.
The Isotopes have made Forbes' list of Minor League Baseball's Most Valuable Teams.
Remember how excited we all got about the new-and-improved awesomesauce Winrock Town Center? Well, it's still four to six years away from completion.
The Daily Word in Snowden, apple juice, fire restrictions
By E.J. Maliskas [ Fri Jul 12 2013 9:28 AM ]
Edward Snowden is seeking temporary asylum in Russia until he can reach one of the Latin American countries that has offered to take him in.
UNM police said a resident of Lobo Village admitted he was trying to make a psychedelic drug inside his apartment.
Closing arguments to begin today in the Levi Chavez murder trial.
House narrowly passes a controversial farm bill that carves out food stamps.
FDA to limit the amount of arsenic allowed in apple juice. Which led me to the question: there's arsenic in apple juice!?
Gentlemen, it might be time to lay off the fish oil.
Some fire restrictions lifted across the state today.
The Daily Word in July 4th mishaps, weather in New Mexico, sainthood
By E.J. Maliskas [ Fri Jul 5 2013 11:06 AM ]
The 4th of July did not pass without its fair share of mishaps and tragedies: At least 28 people were injured in California during a fireworks malfunction and 2 others were killed in parade accidents across the country.
The Statue of Liberty is open again after damages done by Superstorm Sandy.
Boston University is suing Apple over a patent filed by one of its professors back in 1997.
Pope John Paul II, John XXIII cleared for sainthood.
That whole “it’s so hot you could fry an egg” thing has got Death Valley covered in runny eggs, cartons and shells.
The Daily Word in abortion restrictions, Egypt’s unrest, Wimbledon upset
By E.J. Maliskas [ Tue Jul 2 2013 10:42 AM ]
Huge changes to go into effect this week in five states as the fight for the right to life marches on.
The Egyptian military may be on the verge of overthrowing their elected president.
Man accused of dozens of random attacks across Albuquerque is finally getting charged with battery.
U.S. Military to dispatch planes to aid in Yarnell Hill wildfire.
It’s time to irrigate the Rio Grande.
It is now a law in China that grown children have to visit and call their aging parents.
No. 1 Serena Williams is upset at Wimbledon.
NBC to collaborate on a sequal to the miniseries “The Bible.”
The Daily Word in Zimmerman case, NBA draft, banned baby names
By E.J. Maliskas [ Fri Jun 28 2013 9:01 AM ]
Witness testimonies begin to pour in on Zimmerman case.
I spy a new James Bond plot: Senior Vatican accountant accused of plotting to sneak $26 million in bags of cash into Italy by stashing them away on a private jet, with the help of a former Italian spy.
UK takes step towards controversial 'three-parent baby' fertilization process.
Don't drink the San Juan water.
This list of banned baby names across the globe is surprisingly interesting.
A curious bear broke into a Tennessee zoo.
Woman scares off would-be home intruder with a fake gun.
2nd Annual South American Folk Fair at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
South American arts and crafts vendors, dancers and musicans pay homage to Andean communities.
Albuquerque Wine Festival at Balloon Fiesta Park
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