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The Daily Word in officer retention, UNM athletics and decriminalizing marijuana

By August March [ Thu Nov 6 2014 1:43 PM ]
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In an effort to keep “seasoned officers” on the job protecting this city and its denizens, the Albuquerque City Council passed legislation intended to offer extra income to police officers willing to postpone retirement.

It was damn warm last month in Burque; in fact, it was the third-warmest October in a century in these here parts.

Autumn means our city will soon host wild avian visitors from up north; just don’t feed them.

Albuquerque Little Theater is bringing an Irving Berlin work to life in time for the winter holidays.

Marijuana decriminalization efforts made progress nationally and locally this week.

A Mexican child with a massive tumor on his neck and shoulder is having the ailment treated here in Albuquerque.

UNM Lobo starting quarterback Cole Gautsche has been injured, and Coach Davies said he may be out for the rest of the season.

In more UNM sports news, the captain of the UNM women’s basketball squad was charged with throwing a knife at her significant other.

Here’s this week’s New Mexico fishing report, courtesy of the Portales News-Tribune.

Over at Duke City Fix, New Mexico history writer Ben Moffett reviews Robert Turner Wood’s new book about Burque’s postwar transformation.

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Moving Heaven and Earth: Sway. Shift. Version 4.0 opening reception

By Lisa Barrow [ Thu Nov 6 2014 11:40 AM ]
A collaborative, living and static sculpture featuring artists Shola Cole, Debbie Hesse and Rashmi Talpade. Runs (minus the live element) through 12/13.
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The Daily Word in very important news that everyone should be talking about

By Ty Bannerman [ Wed Nov 5 2014 10:06 AM ]
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In a stunning upset that is sure to have far-reaching ramifications, a porcupine managed to fend off a pride of lions.

Many people this morning are very angry that Rob Lowe is making fun of those who suffer from “shy-bladder syndrome.”

Although they've been dealt a series of setbacks over the past few years, it turns out that fanged deer are still surviving in the wild.

Marijuana smokers have reason to be excited today: this video of a cute goat saying “what’ will surely benefit from being viewed while high.

In a move sure that may stoke illegal immigration fears, kissing bugs in Texas are now transmitting a disease previously though limited to Mexico.

And also I guess there was some kind of election yesterday.

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"I Saw You" at Sprouts

Who saw? Who was seen? Was it you?

"For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love." –Carl Sagan | Reply for free or see more “I Saw You” posts at alibi.com/personals.
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The Daily Word in Albuquerque City Council money matters, auctioning off the Atari dump games and RIP Tom Magliozzi

By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Nov 4 2014 12:43 PM ]
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It's time for the city to divide up all the leftover cash that was earmarked in hopes of luring Tesla to Albuquerque.

City Council approved police officer raises to the tune of $900,000 in hopes of preventing a large number of officer resignations.

It's election day.

The TSA confiscated a ray-gun replica belt buckle from some guy.

This guy can talk his way out of almost anything.

1970's Adidas time capsule.

Tom Magliozzi of NPR's "Car Talk" has died.

Some of the Atari games unearthed from an Alamogordo landfill will be auctioned on eBay.

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Los Ojos del Lobo

By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Tue Nov 4 2014 12:00 PM ]
Self-described as "trip metal," Wolf Eyes synthesizes genres ranging from metal to hardcore to electronic. Nuevomexicano noisemakers Mesa Ritual and TAHNZZ open this wicked Sweet Sixteen bash at Burt's on Wednesday night.
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The Daily Word in Branson, Bronson, bats and bands.

By Carl Petersen & Constance Moss [ Mon Nov 3 2014 12:27 PM ]
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Space tourism may not happpen.

Brittany Maynard decided to die.

The World Trade Center is open for business.

You can buy a Microsoft Band right now, if you want.

Relax to the soothing sounds of bats.

Bats invaded a courthouse in Utah.

It’s a good time to learn more about bats.

Hyundai/Kia will pay $360 million for lying about fuel economy.

Daredevil Nik Wallenda survived his latest tightrope stunt in Chicago.

Meanwhile, an extreme sports enthusiast laughed in the face of danger by impulsively jumping onto a floating whale carcass surrounded by sharks.

A new “ruby slippers” app allows you to trigger responses on your phone by clicking your heels.

Taylor Swift removed her music from Spotify.

Here are some ideas for your next stupid rock band tattoo.

Gary Johnson says Hi.

Alexandra Greenwall’s disappearance and return remain shrouded in mystery.

The DOJ/APD settlement agreement aims to overhaul law enforcement practices in Albuquerque.

Happy birthday, Charles Bronson.

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Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights

By Mark Lopez [ Fri Oct 31 2014 4:10 PM ]
Writer Mark Lopez muses on a new Soundgarden release, Heart’s ode to Foo Fighters and a new Bleachers video.
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Thrumming Thresholds: OneBeat Abq at the Rail Yards

By Lisa Barrow [ Fri Oct 31 2014 10:30 AM ]
An international music event and art happening presented by 516 ARTS and Found Sound Nation.
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The Daily Word in freaky animals, New Mexico schools and Starbucks

By Mark Lopez [ Fri Oct 31 2014 9:19 AM ]
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Police are searching Albuquerque for 10-year-old Alexandra Greenwall of Rio Rancho, who went missing on Wednesday. Contact the authorities if you have any information.

A US Marine and Iraq War veteran in Maryland has been banned from his daughter's school after having a heated argument with the vice principal over his daughter's homework on Islam.

Just a few common-sense tips to keep your kids safe on Halloween.

A woman in the Houston area was sentenced to three years in prison for putting a gun in her son's backpack to get him in trouble.

Starbucks is going to start delivering to select areas in 2015. Looks like that pumpkin spice latte is gonna come to you!

Police in Pennsylvania finally caught Matthew Eric Frein after a 48-day manhunt. Frein is accused of killing a state trooper.

UNM basketball coach Craig Neal has the starting lineup for the team's exhibition game against Western New Mexico.

Police are looking for suspects after a man was shot and killed this morning on Central Avenue. This story is still being updated.

A Legislative Finance Committee report stated that high-poverty schools in New Mexico need better teachers. Not to sound juvenile, but “DUH! That's high-poverty schools everywhere!” I'm done.

A list of freaky lookin' animals to get you squeamish and scared for All Hallows' Eve. Who knows … they may inspire a last-minute costume, no?

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