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The Daily Word in Trumpbridge, girlpower and the evolution of zombies

By Renee Chavez [ Wed Feb 3 2016 11:49 AM ]
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Young Syrian refugees dream big ... and their dreams are awesome.

Trump accuses Cruz of fraud at Iowa caucus.

Obama is going to visit a mosque on US soil for the first time.

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Yet another person dies in a APD/BCSO shooting.

Harry Potter fans beware: Trumpbridge is here.

NM Senate wants to raise teacher wages, but not sure where the money will come from.

If walking around with a wedgie all day is up your ... er ... alley, Levi's just came out with the "Wedgie" jean.

US businesses created 205K jobs in January.

Ever wondered about the evolution of zombies?

Zika virus is the new big bad.

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Friday, Feb 5: Cesar Millan Live

By Renee Chavez [ Wed Feb 3 2016 10:47 AM ]
The star of "Dog Whisperer" reveals the secrets of happier, healthier relationships between humans and their beloved canines in his exciting live show.
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The Daily Word in Google Cardboard, an unhappy anniversary and a cat mobbed by toy mice

By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Feb 2 2016 3:54 PM ]
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Today is the anniversary of the discovery of 11 women's bodies on Albuquerque's West Mesa.

Google is bringing their "Google Cardboard" virtual reality to local schools.

New Mexico Senators begin discussing the Real ID bill today.

This woman is demanding a lifetime supply of Kit Kat bars.

Government officials worry about stronger encryption thwarting their surveillance

Uber drivers complain that they aren't being compensated fairly.

Here's a great cat picture from the internet.

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Don't Forget

Donate to GRAFT's memory drive

By Maggie Grimason [ Tue Feb 2 2016 3:24 PM ]

In The Crossing Cormac McCarthy wrote, "life is a memory, and then it is nothing." The book explores many of the things that we think of as making us human. Among them, of course, memory. It is powerful to suggest that experience is fleeting and the bulk of who we are is composed of our memories.

Yet, there is a margin of error. Our experiences are subjective, and so are our memories. The good people at GRAFT are collecting those "[memories] on the edge of disappearance, one[s] that feel incomplete, ... that you cannot verify" for an art project.

Early memories, things that may be real or may have happened in a dream ... I have a whole compendium of these and to know if they are true or not would change the fabric of who I am.

Donate your memories by leaving a voicemail at (505) 585-1415.

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The Healing Tree

Margaret Cheasebro visits local bookstore

By Press Release [ Tue Feb 2 2016 3:23 PM ]
Margaret Cheasebro talks about and signs her new book for young adults.
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Trump Fails in Iowa

Clinton/Sanders Race Too Close To Call

The results are in.
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The Daily Word in Animals and Politics

By Taylor Grabowsky [ Mon Feb 1 2016 12:33 PM ]
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Tonight are the Iowa caucuses. What exactly are they? Well, definitely one of the weirder American traditions.

The San Francisco Police Department is under fire after some troubling behavior and texts. The Department of Justice has stepped in to do some investigating.

YouTubers react to YouTube brothers going corporate and licensing their react videos.

The Dutch have come up with a way to take down illegal drones–by training eagles of course.

Get into the spirit of Groundhog Day (tomorrow February 2nd) by reading about the history behind the holiday. Hint: the holiday was started by a hunting club, who regularly hunted groundhogs.

Why is this small Italian town celebrating the birth of a new baby? Well, because it’s been 28 years since the last baby was born there.

Coyotes in California are becoming more aggressive toward motorists. Some people are blaming it on the psychedelic mushrooms the coyotes may be eating.

Someone clever has turned Winnie the Pooh into posters for this year’s Oscar nominees.

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Vote for Education

By Megan Reneau [ Mon Feb 1 2016 12:18 PM ]

If you’re a registered voter living in the Albuquerque area (particularly if you’re in the APS district), tomorrow is an important day! A vote regarding educational bonds affecting APS, CNM and local charter schools is taking place. This could increase CNM’s capital mill levy $1 million (they haven’t gotten an increase since 1996) and APS and charter schools' capital mill levy to $575 million. Capital mill levy means the money would go towards construction, renovations, operating expenses, etc. And guess what! This won’t increase taxes!!! Whaaaaat!

So stop complaining about having to do shit and help out your local community and economy by voting! Look to see where the nearest voting center is here and if you have any more doubts, watch these videos. See y’all at the polls!

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The Daily Word in Ants, Death Suits and Chins

By Joshua Lee [ Sun Jan 31 2016 3:53 PM ]
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Watch this video about how ant colonies work. Here's a hint: They're just like us, maaan.

Winter's almost over. Thank god. Here's a cool guide to planting bulbs for the next three seasons. Get some friggin' color up in here.

We're the only animal that has a chin. Which makes me scratch mine. Which makes me wonder if that's why it's there. It makes me dizzy.

Better clean up your act! A dirty house can get you a one-way ticket to the slammer like these two ABQ dirtbags.

Help the internet write a novel one character at a time. It can't be worse than Fight Club.

More than half of British adults went to church in the last year, proving once again that there's nothing to do in England.

Spain is offering citizenship to descendants of Jewish families who fled the country in the 15th century. We knew they'd come crawling back.

Hey, litterbugs! Quit leaving your dead bodies around and use this mushroom burial suit next time. It turns corpses into compost in no time, and it comes in a slim-fitting onesie.

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Tuesday, Feb 2: George Winston • piano, jazz

By August March [ Sun Jan 31 2016 12:00 PM ]
Stylistically atypical yet interestingly informed solo pianist George Winston plays two shows.
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