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Helping Nepal: Five organizations accepting donations and offering relief in Nepal

By Amelia Olson [ Mon Apr 27 2015 12:54 PM ]
A list of five organizations accepting donations and offering relief to victims of the massive earthquake that happened on April 25 in Nepal.

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The Daily Word in murder trials, police brutality and devastation in Nepal

By Constance Moss [ Mon Apr 27 2015 11:00 AM ]
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A devastating earthquake in Nepal has left the death toll at over 4,000 and rising.

It also sparked an avalanche on Mount Everest.

Other natural disasters around the world this weekend included a giant tornado in Texas, heavy rains and flooding in Pakistan, killing dozens, and volcanic ash blanketing the Chilean town of Ensenada.

Russian hackers have been reading the President's emails.

The mastermind behind Silk Road is being charged in the overdose deaths of six customers.

McDonald's expects to have closed at least 700 stores by the end of 2015.

The James Holmes murder trial is set to begin today, almost three years after the mass shooting occurred in a Colorado movie theater.

In other Colorado news, mayhem erupted at a carnival in Colorado Springs over the weekend.

This APD Officer has a lot of explaining to do.

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Nepal Earthquakes Evoke Memories and Call for Action

By August March [ Sun Apr 26 2015 6:58 PM ]
August March remembers Nepal and considers recent earthquakes' impact on the region.
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Alibi Moms: Our Bi-Weekly Instagram Photo Contest Guidelines

By Amelia Olson [ Fri Apr 24 2015 4:23 PM ]
Where would we be without maternal sensibilities? On drugs or in a ditch, that's where! Enter our Instagram photo contest!

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The Daily Word in university woes, sex clubs and The Ridiculous Six

By Mark Lopez [ Fri Apr 24 2015 9:31 AM ]
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Valdosta State University is shutting down today because of a huge flag protest.

A sex club is calling itself a church so it can open next to a children's school.

The folks over at an Ohio university thought some “straight pride” posters went “beyond free speech.” So they removed them.

The University of Florida is investigating allegations that some of its fraternity members spat on wounded military veterans.

Albuquerque Public Schools has approved a three-year contract for new superintendent Luis Valentino, and the dude is gonna be making $240,000 a year. Get it!

Some Native American actors walked off the set of Adam Sandler's new film The Ridiculous Six, which is shooting in New Mexico, because they felt offended and disrespected.

A man was taken into custody after allegedly shooting his girlfriend in the back last night in northeast Albuquerque. APD said the woman is undergoing surgery and is in stable condition.

Bernalillo County Manager Tom Zdunek plans to retire this summer after 45 years in business and government. Vacation!

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The Daily Word in kids at work, volcanoes and the new Attorney General

By Renee Chavez [ Thu Apr 23 2015 12:26 PM ]
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Today is Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day!

Loretta Lynch has been confirmed as the new Attorney General.

A US drone accidentally killed an American and an Italian.

A billionaire casino mogul might back Rubio’s 2016 campaign.

Chile’s Calbuco volcano has erupted for the first time in 40 years.

City of ABQ wants your advice on park design.

Taos burglars bit man trying to get his stuff back.

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The Daily Word in gay heroes, concussed athletes and Queen Elizabeth

By Renee Chavez [ Wed Apr 22 2015 2:21 PM ]
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X-Men hero is revealed to be gay.

Happy Birthday to Queen Elizabeth!

The difference between life and death is 2 degrees Celcius.

NFL is going to lose big with $1 billion payout to concussed players.

Inmates are artists, too.

Kids’ cancer camp in NM is struggling to stay open.

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The Daily Word in Postcommodity, Alexander Skarsgard and BuzzFeed

By Samantha Anne Carrillo and Lisa Barrow [ Tue Apr 21 2015 3:02 PM ]
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Hyperallergic hypes Southwest-based artist collective Postcommodity's exhibition at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art in "Glimpses of a Pastoral Dystopia."

A man captured on video protest-chanting "I got my hands on my head/ Please don't shoot me dead" has now been killed by police in a separate incident.

Gawker wants your BuzzFeed dirt, and they're willing to make it "worth your time."

Alexander Skarsgard is in town filming War on Everyone, but he hasn't asked me out for coffee yet. Talk about cognitive dissonance.

RIP, BID.

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The Daily Word in methane mystery, machete murder and Mary Jane

By Constance Moss [ Mon Apr 20 2015 11:30 AM ]
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In the Four Corners area, researchers are attempting to locate the mysterious source of a methane "hot spot."

A museum commemorating the figure skating scandal of the 1990s involving Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding has been built by a couple in Brooklyn in their apartment.

The Red Rocker ordered a new car in 2014. The cost: $1.4 Million. He's still waiting for it to be delivered.

In Spain, a substitute teacher was killed and four others wounded after a 13-year-old brought a machete and cross bow to school.

In local news, a driver drove his vehicle through a parking lot, a brick wall, and through the living room of two residents in the Loma Del Norte 'hood. He is under investigation for possible DWI.

Norway is expected to be the first country to do away with FM radio.

A 120-pound woman broke the steak-eating record this weekend.

Dude! It's 420! Don't Bogart that doobie!

Say, man. Gotta joint?

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Favorite bartender or drink: Our biweekly Instagram Photo Contest

By Amelia Olson [ Fri Apr 17 2015 3:43 PM ]
Take a long, cool sip of this week's Instagram Photo Contest winner.
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