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The Daily Word in bonfires, wine and cones of shame

By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Tue May 12 2015 12:35 PM ]
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KRQE interviewed Alibi publisher Carl Petersen about a vandal's Downtown newspaper bonfire.

Conceptual performance artist and sculptor Chris Burden—who once literally shot himself in the arm for his art—died Sunday at age 69.

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged the CEO and CFO of ITT Technical Institute's parent company with fraud.

Yesterday's headline OTD was "Man arrested after drinking 10 bottles of wine." And believe it or not, what happened to the man after he consumed said vino is even more absurd and amusing.

Cruisin' ain't easy.

Today in list porn—HuffPo names Albuquerque one of its Top 5 Cities to Visit in 2015.

Shutterbug Ty Foster's Time Out series captures canines in their cones of shame.

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Albuquerque Festivals Worth Checking Out

By Amelia Olson [ Mon May 11 2015 2:35 PM ]
So much to do! So much to taste! So much to sing! So much to drink! Take a look at a few festivals happening in Albuquerque.

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The Daily Word in typhoid, grenades, breast milk and Glenn Danzig

By Constance Moss [ Mon May 11 2015 11:36 AM ]
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Self-driving cars are having accidents.

Drug-resistant typhoid may be the next pandemic.

Chris Christie allegedly spent over $80,000 of taxpayers' money on snacks and booze at football games over a 3-year period.

The artist curently known as Prince performed a surprise concert in Baltimore to promote peace after two weeks of protests.

The World Health Organization is very concerned about how diseases are named.

A W.W.II grenade was donated to a Goodwill in the state of Washington, causing an evacuation and shutting down the store for several hours.

A woman in New Zealand drank her own breast milk for sustenance while lost in a forest for 24 hours.

Salvador Dali was born on this day in 1904. Here are a few things you didn't know about the eccentric artist.

Glenn Danzig: some things never change.

Amy Schumer Live at Legends Theater May 22 8pm
Photo courtesy of artist's website Captioning by Alibi's Art Department

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Win A Pair Of Tickets To See Amy Schumer Live At Legends Theather And Have The Best Night Ever!

By Amelia Olson and Mark Lopez [ Mon May 11 2015 11:11 AM ]
Qualify to win a pair of FREE tickets to see Amy Schumer live at Legends Theater May 22 at 8pm. Read more for details!

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The Daily Word in the DOJ, Nike and lots of pot

By Mark Lopez [ Fri May 8 2015 9:31 AM ]
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The Department of Justice is launching a “federal civil rights probe” on the entire Baltimore Police Department after the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, who died while in police custody.

A federal appeals court ruled that the NSA exceeded their authority by collecting and storing phone records.

Nike says it will create 10,000 jobs if President Obama's Trade Promotion Authority and Trans-Pacific Partnership deal goes through.

Footage has been released showing a Delaware police officer kicking a black suspect in the face as he followed orders to get down on the ground.

The city of Santa Fe has settled a lawsuit with a former police officer who pleaded no contest to charges involving women who sued him civil court. The charges included stalking, harassment and unauthorized computer use.

US Customs and Border Patrol officials found 3,846 lbs. of pot in a semi truck at the Santa Teresa port. Dayumn!

Sex offenders are all up on Facebook, even though the social media site says sex offenders aren't allowed.

A retired cop has sued the Albuquerque Police Department, claiming they retaliated against him when he raised questions about police instructors' certifications.

A woman in San Antonio, Texas, found a small package of cocaine in a Nature Valley granola bar.

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The Daily Word in stunt doubles, pizza saving lives and remember Y2K?!

By Amelia Olson [ Thu May 7 2015 11:07 AM ]
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Oh hai, Alibi friends! This rain has been absolutely lovely and I'm in a helluva mood today! This is the Daily Word for May 7th 2015.

Who the hell says pizza doesn't save lives? NO ONE. NO ONE EVER SAYS THAT.

OMG! Remember Y2K? My friend's parents had a Y2K survival box in their den and when the world didn't end in 2000 we had a stash of batteries for our tape recorder to record songs for like five years.

Road raging against the police?! This guy was all like "Not caring FTW!"

FOX cancelled The Mindy Project. But Hulu knows no one watches television on cable and will hopefully save all of us from being Mindyless.

My stunt double would be a cross between Cher and Billy Corgan.

Have a good day!

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The Daily Word in radiation fines, poop-free beards and Deflategate

By Ty Bannerman [ Wed May 6 2015 1:56 PM ]
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It’s Wednesday, May 6,

And an “abstinence only” high school’s student population is suffering from a chlamydia outbreak.

No, beards don’t naturally have poop in them, (ahem, Constance).

Oh, hey, remember Deflategate? It’s back.

One employee has been released from the hospital and another remains critical after an accident at Los Alamos National Labs.

New Mexico cattle have been mysteriously disappearing. Probably stolen by rustlers. I mean, aliens. Obviously, aliens.

A rapist on probation was thrown back into jail after it was discovered he owned a copy of the “Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” DVD.

And the Department of Energy has agreed to pay the state of New Mexico $73 million dollars in fines following a radiation leak at the WIPP underground waste facility.

Have a great day!

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The Daily Word in list porn and dressing like a spider

By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Tue May 5 2015 3:48 PM ]
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The good folks of D.A.R.E. got duped by anti-pot satire. And they can't even use the "too stoned" excuse.

The Dodgers Stadium kiss cam zoomed in on a gay, male couple. They kissed, and the crowd cheered.

Here's a list of 10 female producers you should know about in 2015.

Albuquerque's Mary & Tito's Cafe was ranked in the Top 10 Mexican Restaurants in the US.

Jim Morrison super-fans want the Northeast Heights home that Morrison lived in for two years to be designated a historical site.

Albuquerque's placement on a "best cities for car drivers" list prompts hell to freeze over.

Dutch designer Anouk Wipprecht's Spider 2.0 dress "uses biosignals and learned threat detection to defend the wearer’s personal space." How rad is that?!

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The Daily Word in infectious semen, rogue fecal matter, a chihuahua treehouse and the King of Surf Guitar

By Constance Moss [ Mon May 4 2015 11:29 AM ]
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The Ebola virus can be found in semen 6 months after treatment. The CDC has given us yet another reason to avoid having unprotected sex.

Sean Penn's Malibu estate is on the market.

A chihuahua was found living inside a tree.

Grace Lee Whitney, an actress from the original Star Trek series, has died at the age of 85.

China broke the Guinness World Record for the most facials given at one time.

This 10-year-old in Paraguay is being denied an abortion after allegedly being raped by her stepfather.

Freedom of assembly is being revoked in many democratic countries around the globe.

Do you have a beard? It may have poop on it.

Learn what it's like to have two vaginas.

A very important baby was born over the weekend.

Former Poison singer Bret Michaels has embarked on his country music career.

Happy birthday to Dick Dale, who turns 78 today!

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The Daily Word in Ben E. King's passing, inmate art and a two-faced calf

By Mark Lopez [ Fri May 1 2015 9:11 AM ]
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Singer Ben E. King, noted for his amazing songs “Stand By Me” and “There Goes My Baby,” has died at the age of 76. RIP, good sir.

The Justice Department is putting $20 million into a nationwide program to increase the use of body cameras worn by police officers. Just make sure you teach them how to turn them on.

New Mexico's State Auditor, Tim Keller, found a pattern of perks and consulting work between former APD chief Ray Schultz and Taser International and has forwarded his findings to prosecutors.

A teenager from Weatherford, Texas, has received a 45-year prison sentence for fatally shooting his sister and mother.

Prison inmates are gearing up to sell their art at the second annual Craftsmanship and Trades fair at the penitentiary in Santa Fe tomorrow. The money raised will go to their families and the victims they hurt. It goes from 9am to 4pm and costs $5 to attend.

KOAT shared a list of the 10 best breakfast burritos in New Mexico!

District Attorney Kari Brandenburg fears for her safety after filing murder charges against two APD officers.

A calf named Annabel was born this past Monday in Florida. Oh, and it has two faces.

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