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The Daily Word in Ebola, Red Bull, the Nobel prize and Lil Jon

By Renée Chavez [ Wed Oct 8 2014 5:39 PM ]
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The Dallas Ebola patient has died.

Gay marriage postponed in Las Vegas.

Federal deficit falls to lowest for Obama at $486 billion.

Three win Nobel Prize for powerful microscopes.

Red Bull loses lawsuit and owes you $10.

News crew takes smiling selfie with #EbolaOutbreak.

Police returning to Santa Fe high schools.

Lil Jon and Lena Dunham team up for “Turn Out for What.”

Grocery products sneakily downsizing.

Only Texas wealthy can access abortion clinics now.

World’s most expensive hamburger is $1,768.

Never Hungover not associated with Balloon Fiesta.

Russian President Putin turns 62.

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The Daily Word in a cryptid sighting, an ear canal insect and voting

By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Oct 7 2014 12:19 PM ]
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Absentee voting for the New Mexico general elections starts today.

This woman is searching Albuquerque's west mesa for her missing sister.

New York City water really does make the best bagels.

A prominent Santa Fean was attacked at his home.

Thou shalt probably not preach Jesus stuff when in uniform.

Doug Ford has a good chance of winning the Toronto mayoral race.

Bigfoot sighting.

Here is disturbing video of a large hideous insect being pulled out of a man's ear.

US border with Mexico is now only "the last line of defense" against illegals.

CNN needs writers with better aptitude for metaphor.

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The Daily Word in gay marriage, rabid bats and stolen balloons.

By Carl Petersen [ Mon Oct 6 2014 1:17 PM ]
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The Supreme Court rejected appeals from five states seeking to ban gay marriage.

A rabid bat attacked a guitar-playing camper on video.

Get ready for a new nine-episode Twin Peaks series.

The BTK killer is writing a book about his exploits.

The Coast Guard rescued a man inside a plastic bubble who was trying to run from Florida to Bermuda inside it.

Test your knowledge of Motorhead.

Paul Revere died.

A balloon was stolen from the Nativo Lodge.

A shooting threat ruined Homecoming for Cibola High School.

Marble Brewery won big at the Great American Beer Festival.

Happy birthday, Matthew Sweet.

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The Daily Word in the Balloon Fiesta, dispensary woes and a cancer ball

By Mark Lopez [ Fri Oct 3 2014 8:50 AM ]
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Police in Thailand take alleged killers to the scene of the crime to reconstruct the murder.

Two Louisiana teachers are accused of having a three-way with one of their students.

New York is attempting to pass a bill that limits its involvement with federal immigration organizations because their policies are too “anti-immigrant.”

After many abortion clinics in Texas shut down due to a law that was signed last year, the appeals court is now allowing the state to enforce new restrictions.

Officials in Dallas, Texas, are cleaning and sanitizing the apartment of a Liberian man who was diagnosed with Ebola.

The BioPark Aquarium is attempting to replace fish that were poisoned when an employee was trying to get rid of a parasite in their tank.

It's one thing to sell pot legally; it's another to find a place for your dolla bills.

About $50,000 worth of jewelry was stolen from a dead man's apartment in Albuquerque.

The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta kicks off this weekend y'all! The Alibi's got the schedule and more for ya.

That's a giant ball … I mean testicle. A man is pushing a 6-foot teste across the US to raise cancer awareness.

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The Daily Word in balloons, Vulcans and tiger muskies

By August March [ Thu Oct 2 2014 11:25 AM ]
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Although the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta Board made a bid to bring them here, next year's World Hot Air Ballooning Championships will be held in Saga, Japan.

The Albuquerque Development Commission approved renovation plans for the El Vado Motel.

The Vulcans are here.

A man allegedly threatened others with an AK-47 at the Rio Rancho Wal-Mart. He was arrested.

Apparently two local firefighters fought.

A UNM official apologized for some of the "sensational and controversial" topics on offer at this year's Celebrate Sex event.

At least three Albuquerqueans caught a tiger muskie this past week at Bluewater Lake. One "was trolling a rainbow-colored jointed Rapala" while another used a hot dog as bait.

An accused Alison Krauss impersonator was arrested at an Albuquerque motel.

Director Adam Wingard talks to the Mountain View Telegraph about filming in Moriarty and Estancia, N.M.

Fringe conspiracy theory website Top Secret Writers covers police brutality in Burque.

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The Daily Word in Penis, Not Penis, Penis

By Ty Bannerman [ Wed Oct 1 2014 10:25 AM ]
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APD officer Keith Sandy joked about shooting James Boyd in the penis before fatally shooting him in the chest. No he didn’t, says the Albuquerque Police Department. Yes he totally frigging did, says Keith Sandy.

Texans will soon arm themselves with crossbows to protect New Mexican pumpkins from wild pigs. This is not one of Nostradmus’s more obscure prophecies, but actually a real thing that’s happening. h/t Dukecityfix.

Cooking With Pooh and 24 more completely inappropriate (but real!) children’s books.

The new Left Behind movie has scored a rare and coveted blurb from Satan himself.

Here’s a new reason to freak out about ebola this week: Freak out!

Super-successful joke maker Seth MacFarlane made a (honestly not-very good) joke about New Mexico last night. News 13 is on the case!

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The Daily Word in Sheriff Rodella's conviction, deficit destroying dildos, and outlawing the Confederate flag

By Geoffrey Plant [ Tue Sep 30 2014 10:09 AM ]
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Family Guy mentioned New Mexico in last night's episode.

Rio Arriba County sheriff Tommy Rodella was convicted of abusing his power yesterday.

I don't know what this means but Blue Cross/Blue Shield seems to be preparing for a shakeup.

Kansas is liquidating a large number of sex toys to make up for a budget shortfall.

Leg-lamp.

White House fence jumper made it further into the building than was previously disclosed.

Snoop Dogg interviews the news anchor who quit so abruptly recently.

California outlawed the Confederate flag.

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The Daily Word in birth, marriage, abortion, volcanos and Coffee Day.

By Carl Petersen [ Mon Sep 29 2014 2:03 PM ]
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A shooting at a Miami club injured 15 people.

There’s a Clinton granddaughter now.

George Clooney got married to a lawyer lady.

Stevie Nicks and Don Henley had a pregnant together, it’s now revealed.

At least 36 people were killed when a Japanese volcano erupted.

There’s political unrest in Hong Kong.

The Raiders’ coach has not been fired yet.

Today is Coffee Day.

Here’s how to purge your Gmail account in five easy steps.

It’s raining feces.

Not so fast, Pluto, you may not be a planet afterall…

A judge refused to issue an injuction against Uber and Lyft operating in NM.

APD Officer Keith Sandy made a weird remark two hours before shooting James Boyd.

There was a body in the road at 118th Street.

What’s happening today in Albuquerque?

Happy birthday, Gene Autry.

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The Daily Word in Jeter's last game, pot lollipops and ghosts

By Mark Lopez [ Fri Sep 26 2014 9:00 AM ]
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Hear from those who are on the frontlines in the fight against the Ebola virus.

Derek Jeter played his last game for the New York Yankees and scored a game-winning hit.

Ferguson's police chief joined a march of protesters as a sign of solidarity; however, not everyone was happy about it.

An Oklahoma man decapitated a woman during a workplace fight.

A US Border Patrol agent was arrested for assaulting a 14-year-old boy because he had a cellphone while being detained.

City employees spoke to a manager of AutoZone about chemicals seeping into a nearby drain that runs into the Rio Grande.

Ghost sighting at the Española police station!

Former APD Sgt. Adam Casaus is expected to take the stand today in his own defense after being accused of running a red light and killing a woman.

The federal government is set to pay Navajo Nation $554 million for mismanaging tribal resources.

A girl in Connecticut handed out pot-laced lollipops to her peers, one of whom was hospitalized.

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The Daily Word in ebola, Ello and Pantone beer packaging

By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Thu Sep 25 2014 11:44 AM ]
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In Liberia and Sierra Leone, the ebola death toll is at least 2,917. Liberian capital Monrovia faces an epidemic, as infections outpace access to health care.

The skull of a new species of dino, Ankylousaur, is now on display at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science. BLM paleontologist Phil Gensler said, "It looks vaguely like an armored alligator."

The IRS raided Downtown business BigByte, a data center, this morning.

What is new anti-Facebook social network Ello's story?

This Pantone beer packaging reminds me of those what-color-is-your-urine hydration charts. (Generally speaking, the darker your urine is, the more dehydrated you are. But vitamins, supplements and certain health conditions can also affect urine color.)

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