The Daily Word 07.28.09

The Daily Word

Soon New Mexico school children may be able to skirt being forced to recite that creepy Pledge of Allegiance. (They make us say it at the Alibi every morning. Then we all chant "U.S.A.! U.S.A.!" and smash beer cans on our head.)

In November there will be a flight between Dallas and Santa Fe.

New state Department of Game and Fish TV show on Fox will help New Mexicans identify quail species, traverse Guadalupe Scenic Byway, etc.

Hiking in New Mexico is dangerous. Double dangerous.

UNM becoming a smoke-free campus.

Since the end of last year, Burque's largest bank has ceased the operation of 30 branches and more than 250 ATMs.

Folks can soon get rebates for energy efficient boilers, and the like.

Should birth on U.S. soil still be a requirement for becoming president?

The story of Tupperware.

Nerve cells can resist HIV.

The cost of treating obesity-related disease expands.

Alabama's Cahaba River is one of the most biologically diverse places in the nation.

Album of the day: Reel to Reel by Grand Puba.

Weather: Partly cloudy with temps in the low '90s and the possibility of showers all week.