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Weekly Alibi
 Jul 15 - 21, 2004 
The Road to Recovery
In an effort to curb New Mexico's staggering DWI rates, Albuquerque inmates confront their addictions through treatment at the metro jail.
NEWS/OPINION
Payne's World
Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 9/11 serves to further polarize the public into PATRIOT actors and Bush whackers.
Commentary
A local archeologist and seasoned transportation planning consultant explains the real "reasonable alternatives" behind a MRCOG report analyzing whether or not to extend Paseo del Norte through the petroglyphs.
MUSIC
Music to Your Ears
Downtown Thursdays make for hot nights with cool music. Check it out and add some sizzle to your summer.
FOOD
Cool Stuff
The newly rebuilt Talin Market is finally open for business! See what exotic goodies are in store for you.
FILM & TV
Napoleon Dynamite
Laced with unexpected humor and indelible comic images, the queer creation known as Napoleon Dynamite is, to quote the man himself, "flippin' sweet!"
ARTS/LIT
Gallery Review: Singing Stories
The National Hispanic Cultural Center's Corridos Sin Fronteras deftly explores Spain's ballad tradition in the New World.

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Music

Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights

Writer Mark Lopez muses on Nelly’s genre flip, grown listeners and a Nina Simone documentary.

news

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

The Daily Word

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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Fly Me There

Wildlife West Nature Park Wind Festival

The skies will be filled with colorful kites of all shapes and sizes throughout the weekend. Take your own kite, or buy one at the festival.
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