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The Daily Word in alien license plates, the religion of Cher and gerbils causing the plague

By Amelia Olson [ Tue Feb 24 2015 10:35 AM ]
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It's Tuesday and the sun is shining here in Albuquerque. JK! It's freezing.

It’s snowing! It’s snowing! CLOSE ALL THE SCHOOLS! CANCEL WORK!

You’re chewing too loud! Apparently there is a name for the feeling of rage you experience when the person next to you is breathing too loud.

Rats are not to blame for the Black Death! A new study suggests gerbils are the actual culprits in the “second plague pandemic.”

Feeding your baby peanut butter might prevent her from serious nut allergies in the future. Peanut butter for the win! PS. Don’t try this at home.

Cher calls out Arkansas governor Asa Hutchinson for vetoing a bill that would allow for more LGBT anti-discrimination laws. Like we needed any more reasons to worship Cher.

New Mexico wants to offer license plates that have anything from aliens to horned lizards on them. Duh. Let them do it.

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The Daily Word in monster trucks, gold statuettes, and the end of human civilization

By Constance Moss & Carl Petersen [ Mon Feb 23 2015 12:56 PM ]
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With the help of skilled drivers, a few dozen homosapiens on the West coast of North America transported small metal statuettes back to their lavish dwellings in elongated automobiles.

Why was Joan Rivers left out of the 'In Memorium' montage of The Oscars?

How do they pick the Oscar Winners?

11 students at Wesleyan were hospitalized after overdosing on MDMA, also known as 'Molly.'

A driver crashed into an electrical pole that knocked out the power to Tingley Coliseum right before the Monster Truck Jam. The intentional crashes of the spectacle were unaffected.

Why were these weird food patents unsuccessful?

The already questionable reputation of Downtown Albuquerque is being tarnished by late-night brawls.

Poor little spaceport.

If anyone knows what will destroy human civilization, it’s Stephen Hawking.

Are You More Like Jennifer Lawrence Or Emma Stone? Take the quiz!

Peter Fonda turns 75 today!

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This Week's Instagram Photo Contest: Stall Graffiti!

By Amelia Olson [ Mon Feb 23 2015 10:52 AM ]

We know you use public restrooms. And we know that you read the words on the stall. Take pictures of your favorite bathroom graffiti and tag @weeklyalibi #alibigraf and win a mega awesome prize! Our photo contest winner is always announced on Fridays, so you have all week to compete!

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This Week's Instagram Photo Contest Winner!

#alibipets February 13-19, 2015

By Amelia Olson [ Fri Feb 20 2015 3:58 PM ]

This week's contest simultaneously melted our hearts and brains. It's hard to decide a winner when every dang picture is the cutest thing on planet earth.

Here's a few of our favorites:

But since there can only be one winner, we all agreed Instagram user amandastclaire's picture turned our hearts into applesauce!

Congratulations, amandastclaire! We have $10 alibi bucks for you and a surprise waiting for you at our office! You can email amelia@alibi.com to redeem your prizes!

Stay tuned for next week's photo contest guidelines!

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The Daily Word in Oscar Sunday, marriage licenses and New Mexico killers

By Mark Lopez [ Fri Feb 20 2015 9:35 AM ]
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The Oscars are on Sunday, y'all! The New York Times has the Oscar predictions here.

Holy crap! It's a real sharknado! Kinda ...

Two Detroit parents who reported their son missing while holding him captive in their basement have been charged with torture.

After a lesbian couple was granted a marriage license in Travis County, Texas, the state's attorney general is rushing to have their marriage declared “void” and “invalid.”

Basically: If you don't want a parking ticket, don't park on Central Avenue.

Silver City parents are outraged at the fact that the school ran out of lunches for the kids for the second time this year.

Hear some of the “bizarre” stories of New Mexico's most notorious female killers.

After being suspended for makin' whoopee with some of his patients, Dr. Christopher Driskill is being allowed to go back to work.

Ewwww ... that's a lot of poop on that road.

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So Good It's Good: Souvenir opens

By Lisa Barrow [ Thu Feb 19 2015 2:15 PM ]
Stephen Temperley's 2005 Broadway production about an aging pianist remembering the work of Florence Foster Jenkins. Runs through 3/15.
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The Daily Word in disappearing writers, road rage and superbugs

By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Thu Feb 19 2015 2:04 PM ]
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Barbara Follett began writing novels when she was 8 years old. Alfred A. Knopf published The House Without Windows when she was still in puberty, and she disappeared forever at 25. Aren't you glad you're not that successful? Who knows what might happen?

The suspect in last week's Las Vegas road rage killing is in a standoff with police.

A Los Angeles hospital may have exposed 179 patients to a drug-resistant bacterial "superbug."

The Albuquerque City Council orders a halt in Bosque construction.

The New Mexico Senate passed a bill that will put the futuristic Spaceport hangar up for sale.

Happy birthday, Michael Gira, Justine Bateman, Benicio del Toro and Burton C. Bell of Fear Factory and his twin brother (and my friend) Ben Bell.

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Strauss Goes Batty

Die Fledermaus at UNM

By August March [ Wed Feb 18 2015 12:00 PM ]
Catch Johann Strauss' famous operetta at the University of New Mexico.
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The Daily Word In Throwing Yourself Out Of Windows, Geniuses and Niagara Falls Is Frozen

By Amelia Olson [ Wed Feb 18 2015 11:59 AM ]
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It's Wednesday, it's sunny and the world is a strange place.

Two Bernalillo county commissioners are allegedly backing away slowly from a tax proposal to raise $42 million dollars, half of which would be used for mental health services.

It’s only going to get hotter in New York, according to this recent report.

A Rio Rancho woman, her infant son and her nephew all went missing Tuesday night.

Gun rights activists claim that allowing students to carry weapons on campus will help reduce sexual assaults.

If you’re visiting Niagara Falls right now, it looks like a different planet, thanks to heavy snowfall and ice.

Hey, kehd, quit jumpin’ ouddaya windows into snowbanks! The Mayor of Boston politely asks residents to stop leaping out of their windows and decks into snowbanks, because it’s “a foolish thing to do and you could kill yourself.”

A man leaving a Karaoke bar was mugged, suffered a severe concussion and became a genius. No, seriously.

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The Daily Word in bulldozing the Bosque, movie moms and R. Crumb

By Lisa Barrow and Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Tue Feb 17 2015 4:37 PM ]
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Want to rally Wednesday afternoon to halt construction in the Bosque?

Balance out those avocados with some spicy chile. Capsaicin "appears to prevent weight gain in mice that are fed a high-fat diet."

Why do prosecutors always get their way?

Alibi writer Genevieve Mueller noticed something strange about movie moms.

The younger Bush can't escape the legacy of his older, poodle-painting brother.

Are insurance companies rewriting Hurricane Sandy damage reports to save money?

Avail yourself of R. Crumb's regimen for staying sane.

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