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The Daily Word in mountain lions, painting goats and Bigfoot

By Carl Petersen and Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Tue Apr 14 2015 11:38 AM ]
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Headline OTD? “Mountain lion has left crawl space under Los Feliz home

You’ve probably heard of fainting goats, but what about painting goats?

Larry Bob Phillips’ mural puts the R back in Albuquerque.

Marco Rubio and Hillary Clinton are running for president in 2016.

Hillary Clinton hasn’t driven a car since 1996.

A woman is pregnant with quadruplets at 65.

Scientists: Evidence of Bigfoot exists.

Tori Spelling was severely burned.

Michael Jackson prank called Russell Crowe for years.

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The Daily Word in barfing in public, Troll Dolls and Mazzy Star!

By Amelia Olson [ Mon Apr 13 2015 2:04 PM ]
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Where the hell did the sun go? If the overcast weather is making you feel murky and bummed out, here is a list of things that will make you feel better.

Mazzy Star's Give You My Lovin'.

Ever barfed unexpectedly in public? This kid did and he promptly sent an apology note to the "barf cleaners."

It'll be sunny tomorrow!

There are a lot of really beautiful, good people in the world.

wikiHow has solved depression. Turns out all we need to do is try things like being optimistic and making more money!

But seriously, if you're struggling right now there are people who care about you!

Sloths only go to the bathroom once a week! Read more weird facts about sloths here!

Basically the only reason Pinterest should exist is to worship Troll Dolls.

Enjoy the rest of your day, it won't be Monday soon.

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The Daily Word in making the elderly comfortable, DOGS and oppressive military policies

By Amelia Olson [ Fri Apr 10 2015 10:26 AM ]
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It's Friday and I'm kind of crabby and kind of excited for the lunch I packed. News is kind of good and kind of horribly depressing.

Live your life!

The military typically discharges transgender troops on medical grounds.

High five to Lovelace Westside Hospital for making their emergency room more comfortable for seniors. The new rooms feature softer lighting, clocks and signs that are easier to read.

A judge was all like “Bye, Felicia”and removed District Attorney Kari Brandenburg from the murder prosecution of two Albuquerque police officers who are accused of killing James Boyd. The judge stated a “conflict of interest.”

A man in Brazil posted an unexpectedly funny and poignant Facebook post and the internet REALLY liked it.

In case you're kinda dumb, here is a page explaining what a dog is.

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The Daily Word in sci-fi, hummus and MDC

By Samantha Anne Carrillo [ Thu Apr 9 2015 1:56 PM ]
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For Swans and Mos Def fans in Albuquerque, today will be forever be known as Black Thursday—that day when both Michael Gira and Mos Def canceled their respective Burque gigs.

Wanna be in the long-awaited sequel to Independence Day? You're in luck because a) it's filming in Albuquerque and b) they're looking for extras.

Wait—don't eat that hummus!

Please don't trash the Bosque.

The Mayor's Office balks at Bernalillo County's request that the city of Albuquerque resume 50/50 cost-sharing of operating the Metropolitan Detention Center.

Photographer Giorgio Cravero's surreal portraits of fruits and veggies "express the pain and perseverance of nature."

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The Daily Word in DANCE PARTY

By Ty Bannerman [ Wed Apr 8 2015 11:33 AM ]
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I don’t know about you guys, but I’m pretty bummed out after watching that video of the cop shooting the dude in the back.

That’s why I’m taking extraordinary action and declaring that today’s Daily Word will be a special

DANCE

PARTY

EDITION!!!

Dance, doggy!

Dance, twins!

Dance, horse!

Dance, bird!

Dance tweens!

and finally,

DANCE, DUANE, DANCE!

Special secret magic! Play all these videos at once while posting them on your friends' facebook walls, and exactly %.5 of the world's misery will melt away!

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The Daily Word in never visiting Florida, Spice Girls Pepsi cans and no hunks in Washington

By Amelia Olson [ Tue Apr 7 2015 10:58 AM ]
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It's Tuesday and everyone is about to die from allergies!

Former press secretary to George W. Bush , Dana Perino said there were like zero hunks in Washington in the '90s. In her new memoir Perino says the guys around her "didn’t look like they’d ever worked outside a day in their lives — soft hands, limp handshakes, pale skin, and pudgy middles.

An APD officer illegally accessed the National Crime Information Centers database for personal reasons. JEALOUS.

A super cool idea coming from NMSU: increasing tuition cost! School is for certain people, k?

Remember Albuquerque 15 years ago? Us too! :( :)

Five things you didn’t know about Kurt Cobain.

Tell me, will this youtube classic ever get old? THE ANSWER IS NO!

For $15 you can order a used “rare" Spice Girls Pepsi can from the UK.

Another reason to reconsider visiting Florida…

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The Daily Word in dick pics, deadly ice cream, modern day Frankenstein and the Pillsbury Dough Boy

By Constance Moss [ Mon Apr 6 2015 12:25 PM ]
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89 year old Rudy Perez, the creator of the Pillsbury Doughboy, has died.

After much criticism over inaccuracies and lack of fact checking, Rolling Stone has retracted its story on the UVA rape case.

At the risk of stating the obvious, buying breast milk online is a bad idea.

In other creepy dairy news, Blue Bell may taste " just like the good old days," but the old fashioned ice-cream brand has been linked to three deaths in Kansas, and has been pulled from shelves.

John Oliver traveled to Russia for an in-person interview with Edward Snowden. During the interview, Snowden explains how the NSA monitors "sexting," and has probably seen pics of your genitals.

A statue of Snowden has been covertly and illegally erected in a war memorial in Brooklyn.

Here’s how to make a secret phone call.

An Italian neurosurgeon plans to successfully execute a human head transplant in the next two years, and already has a volunteer.

Your Roku box will now let you know when you can stream movies on the cheap.

Happy birthday, Merle Haggard! He turns 78 today.

Thanks to Carl Petersen for the links!

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Workin' it: Our weekly Instagram photo contest winner

By Amelia Olson [ Fri Apr 3 2015 2:03 PM ]

It's Friday! Which doesn't mean much to those of you who work through the weekend, but for the rest of us it's time to kick up our feet and enjoy the weekend. You sent us pictures of your work space this week!

And while your work spaces were cool, scary and disorganized, we thought this week's prize ought to go to Instagram user buttsweatandtears for their beer, condoms and hot sauce work desk. Way to be responsible with your culinary and romantic decisions!

Email Amelia@alibi.com with subject line PHOTO CONTEST and redeem your siiiiiiiiiiick prizes and $10 in Alibi Bucks!

Stay tuned for next week's contest and be sure to follow us @weeklyalibi.

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The Daily Word in zodiac weirdness, skinny models and rejecting rejection

By Mark Lopez [ Fri Apr 3 2015 9:57 AM ]
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Oh no … Twilight fans are about to have a bitch fit! Robert Pattinson and FKA Twigs are engaged.

A man who was missing at sea for two months has been reunited with his family.

It looks like France is no longer down with the skeletal girls.

An Alabama man who was on death row for over 28 years walked free this morning.

No, Duke University. You don't reject Siobhan O'Dell, she rejects your rejection!

The pilgrimage to El Sanctuario de Chimayo has begun!

A former Albuquerque police officer is facing an “excessive force” lawsuit from a 2013 arrest.

In case you wanna know which horror films claim to have stemmed from actual stories: KOAT has you covered.

The attorneys for officers Keith Sandy and Dominique Perez want to know: Which officer fired the shot that killed James Boyd?

Weird Tumblr facts about you based on your zodiac sign.

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The Daily Word in cops, crime and Kastmasters

By Samantha Anne Carrillo and August March [ Thu Apr 2 2015 11:48 AM ]
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Felony charges related to an encounter with a UNM law student were filed against Albuquerque Police Officer Pablo Padilla.

Bernalillo County's district attorney is concerned about the timely processing of investigations related to APD officer-related shootings.

A local serial burglar who pretended to be a vacuum cleaner salesman was sentenced to 11 years in prison for his crimes.

There are outlaw motorcycle gangs in this town.

After a series of fires along the bosque, city police arrested a human male suspected of causing them.

Michael Chavez, Jr. allegedly beat his father with a baseball bat because the old man's alarm clock disturbed him.

A letter written to the local daily urges readers to follow the commands of police officers.

Fishing this past week at Tingley Beach was good if you used salmon eggs, Blue Fox spinners and Kastmasters.

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