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The Daily Word in North Korea targets Tokyo, bitcoins, jail bird wannabe
By E.J. Maliskas [ Fri Apr 12 2013 10:59 AM ]
North Korea reportedly warned Japan that Tokyo would be the first target if Pyongyang decides to play its nuclear card.
New study by a UNM professor claims to be able to predict which convicted criminals will reoffend after they’re released from jail.
Balloon Fiesta park gets a makeover.
A man who repeatedly used phony credentials to sneak into New York City's jails may get his wish to do more time.
RIP Paolo Soleri.
The Daily Word in Castro advice, Alford owes a million, KFC goes boneless
By E.J. Maliskas [ Fri Apr 5 2013 11:09 AM ]
Roger Ebert passed away yesterday at the age of 70.
Fidel Castro advises good ol’ buddy North Korea not to go to war.
UNM says Alford owes them $1 million.
A team of scientists at Oxford University have printed what could be the predecessors to usable synthetic human tissue.
Two different bombs found at state parks across New Mexico.
Finally! Proof that walking is just as good for as you running (I loathe running).
If you haven’t seen the all-clucking version of “Hey Ho” as done by the Chickeneers, you are missing out.
The Daily Word in MWC semifinals, suing drunk-driver, fossil fuel alternatives
By E.J. Maliskas [ Fri Mar 15 2013 9:19 AM ]
The Vatican formally rejects accusations against Pope Francis.
The Lobos take on San Diego State tonight in the Mountain West Conference semifinals.
Filmmaker Michael Moore's suggestion that photos be released of children slain at Sandy Hook has not been received well by the community.
A man convicted of driving drunk and killing two sisters in Santa Fe is suing the restaurants who gave him the drinks and the friend who handed him the keys.
Uranium cleanup, aisle five!
Obama to promote $2 billion fund for research into fossil fuel alternatives.
A man in California is about to be adopted at the age of 32.
This video of a quadriplegic man playing the piano beautifully might make you cry.
The (Late) Daily Word in a new pope, another bad cruise, MWC tournament
By E.J. Maliskas [ Thu Mar 14 2013 1:56 PM ]
Pope Francis’ first day on the job.
Also, apparently the election of Pope Francis has resurfaced a decades-old controversy surrounding the kidnappings of two Jesuit priests.
Gov. Martinez has signed into law two bills to better protect police dogs.
Another Carnival cruise ship with another problem.
Another alternative paper bites the dust.
The president of Albuquerque’s city council thinks it’s time for police chief Ray Schultz to go.
It’s Mountain West tourney time, kids.
This map shows where all of your favorite TV shows take place.
The Daily Word in unemployment, microbrew taxes, new life
By E.J. Maliskas [ Fri Mar 8 2013 9:05 AM ]
February jobs report shows the economy added 236,000 jobs, bringing the unemployment rate to 7.7 percent.
New Mexico senate has voted to cut taxes on microbreweries.
Russian scientists claim the discovery of a new type of bacterial life in water from an Antarctic lake.
Accused Aurora shooter James Holmes expected to enter a plea next week, after his legal team lost an attempt to challenge the constitutionality of Colorado laws governing mental health defenses.
Some progress seen in the fight against childhood obesity.
Albuquerque bail bond company apologizes to a terrified family after bounty hunters accidentally swarmed their home looking for a bail jumper.
The "thong bandit" is not the name of a SisQo song.
The father of a Rio Rancho Middle School student says his daughter's substitute teacher hit her on the head with a pen.
The Daily Word in sequester, sinkhole, silly Dragon
By E.J. Maliskas [ Fri Mar 1 2013 9:36 AM ]
Obama is meeting with Congressional leaders in a last-ditch effort to stave off the sequester which includes $85 billion in automatic across-the-board domestic and defense cuts set to take effect today.
The search continues for a man considered armed and dangerous in Tijeras canyon.
What's it like to run a Pope-less Catholic church?
Bye bye Pope, hello new bishop in Las Cruces.
A Florida man is presumed dead after the bedroom in which he was sleeping suddenly collapsed into a 30-foot wide sinkhole and swallowed up the entire room.
The Dragon's up there, but she ain't workin'.
New hope for Dixon's Apple Orchard.
Florida police say a man who reported a missing crowbar to police faces charges after he admitted that the tool was used in two home invasions.
"im not turnin my self....run run as fast as u can u cant catch me im da ginger bread man......sincierly da gingerbread man,"
The Daily Word in Pistorius out on bail, high-speed chase, meteor doubt
By E.J. Maliskas [ Fri Feb 22 2013 11:19 AM ]
Pistorius is free on $113,000 bail.
Bernalillo County sheriff's deputies end high-speed chase on the west side.
Kenny Clutch, an aspiring rapper, is among those killed in a Vegas car-to-car shooting.
Server who recently went public about how his boss was stiffing employees on the recent minimum wage increase says the boss's son showed up at his house with a bat and a machete.
Now that's a freaking giant goldfish.
Some Russians aren't so convinced that that meteor was really a meteor.
U.S. Government expected to sue Lance Armstrong.
Happy National Margarita Day! Whoop.
The Daily Word in zombie alert, injured Gaga, V-day ads
By E.J. Maliskas [ Wed Feb 13 2013 12:22 PM ]
Cibola High School student arrested after officials said she brought a knife to school.
A New Mexico TV station sent out an official emergency alert yesterday for a zombie attack.
Could minimum wage go up to $9?
Pope Benedict XVI holds his last mass.
Lady Gaga postpones tour due to a serious injury that has left her unable to walk.
How’s that disposable penis treatin’ you there, sea slug?
Police in Florida said they arrested a man accused of stealing wallets from women's purses after he left his own wallet and ID behind at the scene.
The Daily Word in the Pope, Mama June, Mountain Dew for breakfast
By E.J. Maliskas [ Mon Feb 11 2013 9:49 AM ]
Pope Benedict XVI announced that he will be resigning due to failing health, becoming the first Pope in 600 years to do so.
State police say two women were shot and killed when a gunman opened fire at a courthouse in Delaware.
Woman found dead on the side of the road at Coors and Montano appears to have been murdered.
A worried mother called police in Canada when her daughter pocket-dialed her during a horror film and she heard screaming.
Crash at Paseo and Eagle Ranch involving an APD cruiser leaves a member of the National Guard dead.
Scientists want YOU to help name Pluto's newly discovered moons.
Mama June, Honey Boo Boo's mom, claims to have lost 100 pounds without diet, exercise or surgery.
Mmm mmm ... Mountain Dew for breakfast.
The Daily Word in a supportive Rihanna, Lobos on top, hard-core toe biting
By E.J. Maliskas [ Thu Feb 7 2013 11:02 AM ]
Ex-LAPD officer a triple-murder suspect.
Rihanna accompanied Chris Brown to court to support him during his probation hearing as a result of his 2009 assault case for beating her.
Lobos sail past Air Force 81-58 to remain high atop the Mountain West standings.
Statewide texting and driving ban has not yet cleared the senate judiciary committee.
CBS thinks maybe it’s time for ladies on the red carpet to cover up a bit more.
Patrick Leach, son of Barney creator Sheryl Leach, charged with attempted murder.
Santa Fe man accused of biting his girlfriend’s toe down to the bone.
This cat is dressed up as Walter White.
To the Last Word Poetry Slam at Warehouse 508
An open mic and poetry slam.
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