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The Daily Word in poverty, gravitational waves and messing with scammers

By Renee Chavez [ Wed Jun 22 2016 12:21 PM ]
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This is how to combat extremists in the Islamic State.

An MDC prisoner escaped from a transport van in Downtown.

Black holes and gravitational waves, dude.

The Dog Head Fire is now 61% contained.

Today in history.

This dude is messing with the minds of email scammers.

He even got this scammer to write in code!

And he attempted to get a free toaster out of the scam.

On top of sickening athletes with filthy water, here's another reason why the Rio 2016 Olympics are bad news.

About one in seven people in America is living in poverty.

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The Daily Word in the Senate Filibuster, Gun Control and the Dog Head Fire

By Renee Chavez [ Wed Jun 15 2016 12:39 PM ]
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Looks like two senators are finally taking a stand on gun control in a "filibuster-style blockade."

You can watch it live right now!

In Florida, it's easier to get a gun than solar panels, a driver's license, an abortion, an exotic pet...

The Dog Head Fire is burning without containment.

A badass Twitter user is calling out politicians who are "praying for Orlando" but refuse to support gun control laws.

Check out this heroic Rio Rancho teen.

Look back at the history of the gun control debate.

A state worker started a relationship with Nehemiah Griego.

What does a map of a hallucination look like?

This is the first mammal to go extinct from global warming.

Did you know noise has color?

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The Daily Word in Hillary Clinton, Brock Turner and World Oceans Day

By Renee Chavez [ Wed Jun 8 2016 12:10 PM ]
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Hillary Clinton has won the Democratic presidential nomination!

Happy World Oceans Day!

These are the two Swedish Stanford students who caught Brock Turner in the middle of attempting to rape an unconscious woman.

A father penned a response to the letter from Brock Turner's father.

Facebook is censoring a meme calling Brock Turner what he is.

A local man set fire to his apartment to escape the noise of his neighbors having sex.

American Apparel is launching #MakeAmericaGayAgain for Pride.

Raul Torrez won the Democratic nomination for Bernalillo County District Attorney.

Republicans feel "fear and loathing" for Trump.

Mishandled sexual assault cases are at epidemic proportions in NY schools.

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The Daily Word in Muhammad Ali, Flint’s water crisis, and rap-rock supergroups

By Robin Babb [ Mon Jun 6 2016 12:03 PM ]
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This weekend, boxer and civil rights activist Muhammad Ali died at 74. He was the greatest of all time, both in and out of the ring.

Sunday marked the beginning of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan and the month-long fast for those who observe it. Here’s answers to some of the questions you were too embarassed to ask about Ramadan.

Primaries for New Mexico open tomorrow. Get out there and vote, y’all.

On Sunday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order that will punish any groups who boycott Israel for the sake of Palestinian human rights.

A new supergroup is formed -- members of Rage Against the Machine, Public Enemy and Cypress Hill have come together to form Prophets of Rage. And their 35-date summer tour is called “Make America Rage Again.”

In a new report, the state of Michigan found that it would require $216 million to fix the city of Flint’s contaminated water crisis. Which is more than three times what governor Rick Snyder budgeted for the project.

Scientists and historians have long debated about when and how dogs were domesticated. Some new genetic evidence indicates that in fact, dogs may have been domesticated twice.

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The Daily Word in the Battle of Jutland, prostitute roommates and taking no shit

By Renee Chavez [ Wed Jun 1 2016 11:52 AM ]
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The Gathering of Nations Powwow is moving to Expo New Mexico.

Further proof of New Mexico's DWI problem.

What to do when your roommate turns out to be a prostitute.

There are 20k children trapped in Fallujah, which is currently being fought over by Iraqi troops and Islamic State militants.

Be nice, but take no shit.

This ABQ grandfather biked from Burque to Houston for his grandson's graduation.

Today marks the anniversary of the Battle of Jutland.

It's a Nietzsche kind of day.

Are a subscriber to fact or fiction in art?

Books are reflective of where you are in your life and where you want to go.

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The Daily Word in politics, cultural appropriation and optical illusions

By Taylor Grabowsky [ Fri May 20 2016 4:18 PM ]
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Can you feel the Bern, New Mexico?

Navajo Nation loses some ground against Urban Outfitters.

Way to take a thousand steps backwards, Oklahoma.

Surprise, surprise: NRA backs Trump.

Here's your optical illusion for the day.

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The Daily Word in Sinead O’Connor, Baseball and Burning Birth Certificates

By Desiree Garcia [ Mon May 16 2016 4:03 PM ]
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Sinead O’Connor doesn’t go missing.

When it doesn’t work the first two times, I mean, it’s obviously going to work the third time, right?

Fuck your gender roles!

Take me out to the brrraaawl-game.

#RelationshipGoalsOnAisle2

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The Daily Word in super humans, robot humans and synthetic humans

By Taylor Grabowsky [ Fri May 13 2016 4:31 PM ]
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"A school must not treat a transgender student differently from the way it treats other students of the same gender identity." What a concept.

Native Americans face some of the highest rates of suicide, poverty and sexual assaults.

Pfizer drugs no longer allowed to be used in lethal injections.

Puerto Rican superhero? Yes, please.

What if your TA was a robot? Wonder no more.

Humans created with synthetic genome could become a reality.

What's up, Friday the 13th.

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The Daily Word in snake wine, wolf poaching and a feast for 5,000

By Renee Chavez [ Wed May 11 2016 12:30 PM ]
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So, uh, stuff has happened in the past on this day.

Make sure to read the fine print in your most recent PNM bill.

Take a look at APD's new use of force policy.

Awwwoooo! Do you have a wolfie heart?

In NY, a feast for 5,000 people was made out of food that would have been thrown away.

New studies show that government culling of wolves increases poaching.

Is Earth really the only habitable planet?

Move over dudes. The salamanders don't need you anymore.

Rare seal pups need the ice that is melting.

Pro tip: Don't drink or make wine with tiger bones in it.

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The Daily Word The Osbournes, Politics and Storm Troopers

By Desiree Garcia [ Tue May 10 2016 10:26 AM ]
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The hopeless romantic in me is now dead.

Unlike the US, folks in the Philippines aren’t scared of transgender people.

Has anyone seen my eyes? Because they fell out of their sockets from rolling them so hard at this article.

Storm Troopers Got Talent.

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